Michael Eric Dyson
This week, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of 2018. Today, it’s a look at the media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome as we present the most over-the-top attacks on President Donald Trump. When he wasn’t being compared to tyrants like Benito Mussolini, he was being branded a traitor who sold out America to Vladimir Putin. And of course he was repeatedly tarred as a hateful racist.
Appearing as a guest on Thursday's The Beat on MSNBC, race-obsessed New York Times columnist Michael Eric Dyson ranted against rapper Kanye West giving a pro-Donald Trump speech in the Oval Office, trashing his words as "white supremacy by ventriloquism."
Question: What is more cringe-inducing than a celebrity funeral? Answer: Two back-to-back celebrity funerals. The ghoulish twin spectacles last week memorializing Aretha Franklin and John McCain brought out the worst in family, friends and frenemies. No matter your partisan affiliation, these vulgar exercises in self-indulgence should serve as object lessons on how not to depart with dignity.
During Thursday’s edition of The Beat With Ari Melber, guest host Ayman Mohyeldin interviewed Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson. The beginning of the interview focused on Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, who has faced a media firestorm for saying that “we don’t need to monkey this up” by embracing socialism; referring to Florida’s economy and his opponent’s plans for it. DeSantis’s critics argued that the use of the word “monkey” was a racial slur directed at his African-American opponent, Andrew Gillum. One of his critics even argued that DeSantis should drop out of the race. Dyson’s reaction to DeSantis’s comments presented no exception the hysteria.
Appearing as a panel member on MSNBC's Deadline: White House, MSNBC contributor John Heilemann displayed the latest example of the liberal media's tendency to gloss over the Reverend Al Sharpton's history of stoking racism as he actually praised Sharpton's involvement in the Central Park Five rape case from 1989. Not mentioned was that -- as recounted by former New York Post columnist and current MSNBC contributor John Podhoretz -- Sharpton helped incite a mob which harassed the rape victim during the trial and chanted that she was a "whore."
On Thursday’s edition of New Day, the CNN morning show co-host Alisyn Camerota invited former George W. Bush advisor Scott Jennings and left wing political commentator Michael Eric Dyson on to discuss a recent poll that found half of all Americans believe President Trump is racist. What followed was a series of hyperbolic pronouncements that have come to define Dyson’s appearances on television.
On Saturday afternoon, during live coverage of liberal demonstrators protesting the enforcement of immigration laws, CNN weekend host Fredricka Whitfield gave liberal New York Times contributor Michael Eric Dyson and former NAACP president Cornell Brooks a forum to hyperbolically claim the Trump administration is "dehumanizing" illegal immigrants. At one point, Dyson even suggested that the detention of immigrants who crossed the border illegally was not only similar to slavery and Japanese internment, but even "more atrocious."
Since last week, CNN has again demonstrated its double standard in spending substantially more time on stories that suggest police officers are being racist against black suspects while ignoring other instances of police violence that do not support the narrative. Between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, CNN Tonight and New Day both pounced on video of a black man being beaten by police in Arizona for refusing to sit down when ordered to.
Fast-talking Georgetown professor and New York Times’ contributor Michael Eric Dyson was the guest on ABC’s The View, June 4, where he proceeded to “educate” the panel and viewers about the differences between bigots and racists, and how Republicans were seemingly both.
On Wednesday's Hardball on MSNBC, during a panel discussion of President Donald Trump complaining about there being a double standard in ABC punishing Roseanne Barr, with liberals like Keith Olbermann and Jemele Hill being tolerated after incendiary tweets, New York Times contributor Michael Eric Dyson slammed Trump as a "bigot-in-chief" who has made America into a "psychic commode into which he dumps all of his nasty beliefs."
On Tuesday's New Day, as CNN's Alisyn Camerota hosted a debate between far-left former MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson and former Donald Trump advisor Steve Cortes over what the word "breeding" was referring to in a recent tweet by the President, Dyson at one point asserted that "you can be a white supremacist in brown skin" as he argued against his fellow guest defending Trump. Additionally, Camerota repeated the discredited myth popular on the left that illegal immigrants have a lower crime rate than American citizens.
Christians who opened the New York Times on Easter Sunday were rewarded with a poke in the eye from the front page of the Sunday Review. Most offensive, the smearing subhead to leftist writer Amy Sullivan’s “Trump’s Christian Soldiers": "Most white evangelicals would vote against Jesus himself if he ran as a Democrat.”