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ABC/NBC Tout Biden's Big Talk on Sanctions While CBS Pumps the Brakes

January 25th, 2022 9:16 PM

As tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to intensify on Tuesday, the liberal evening news broadcast networks have continued to cover the Biden administration's tough talk and threats towards Russia to help him look like he's handling it competently. Meanwhile, they're giving little airtime to congressional Republicans' criticisms that he's not doing enough and going it too slowly…

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Harry Who? Todd Accuses McConnell of Filibuster Hypocrisy

January 20th, 2022 3:13 PM

MTP Daily host Chuck Todd memory-holed late former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday as he accused Senator Mitch McConnell of hypocritically getting rid of the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees while decrying Democratic attempts to eliminate the legislative filibuster. 

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CNN: GOP 'Gaslighting America' With 'Cancer' of Election Laws

January 19th, 2022 4:43 PM

What was known as CNN Tonight is now temporarily known as Democracy in Peril and with a name such as that it was predictable that host Brianna Keilar roped all GOP-passed election laws in with "The Big Lie" on Monday, claiming them to be "cancer" and any attempt to claim they are not voter suppression laws is simply "gaslighting."

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AGAIN?! Lemon Says Critics Are With KKK, Nazis, Traitors to America

January 13th, 2022 5:28 PM

CNN host Don Lemon leaned in Wednesday night into his claim from almost one year ago exactly about Trump supporters that earned him our Chris Cuomo Memorial Award for Worst Quote of the Year. During his eponymous show, Lemon insisting those who oppose him, President Biden, and other Democrats, aren’t like the KKK, Nazis, segregationists like Bull Connor and George Wallace, and treasonists like…

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Joyless Gaslighting: Reid Claims Republicans Want to Ban ALL Voting!

January 12th, 2022 2:49 PM

Reacting to President Biden’s speech on voting, MSNBC’s ReidOut host Joy Reid insisted without evidence on Tuesday that not only do Republicans want to suppress the vote of African-Americans, but they want to end elections entirely by not having “the vote at all and I think y’all need to wake up to that.”

Chuck Schumer’s Filibuster Hypocrisy

January 10th, 2022 11:22 AM

Hypocrisy and lies from politicians are so rampant in Washington that hardly anyone pays them much attention anymore. Perhaps that is why our cynicism about so many things political deepens and distrust of our institutions is pervasive. A co-conspirator in all of this is Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who has set the middle of the month as his target for changing the…

NYTimes Makes Hay of Jan. 6 Anniversary, Shuns Comparison to BLM Riots

January 6th, 2022 2:54 PM

The New York Times is making hay during the intense Democratic politicization of the one-year anniversary of the violent Capitol Hill riots of January 6, 2021, which an online headline called “the worst American attack in democracy in centuries.” Times fact-checker Linda Qiu assured readers the Black Lives Matter riots weren’t nearly so violent as the Capitol Hill assault,…

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Is This Really CNN? Cillizza Gives Biden, Harris 'Coal' for Christmas

December 24th, 2021 1:00 PM

Something must be in the air at CNN. Both today and yesterday, they abandoned their usual sucking-up to the Biden administration to give more accurate, brutal assessments. On Christmas Eve, Chris Cillizza did a segment on New Day where he gave “coal” to both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and gave a candy cane to the media-maligned….Ron DeSantis?

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Scarborough: Angry Democrats Pushing Manchin Into Arms of GOP

December 20th, 2021 9:52 AM

On Morning Joe, Scarborough expresses understanding of the Democrats' anger at Manchin, but warns them that they are pushing him into the arms of the GOP. He cites the precedent of Jumpin' Jim Jeffords, who left the GOP and joined the Democrats over his disputes with Pres. George W. Bush, thereby handing the Democrats the Senate majority.

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As Dems Fail, Chuck Todd Laments They Don't Play Hardball with GOP

December 18th, 2021 6:29 AM

MTP Daily host Chuck Todd lamented on Thursday that President Biden's legislative agenda appears to be falling apart. In response to that, he plotted strategy with Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher and further lamented that, unlike Mitch McConnell, Democrats don't know how to play hardball.

Scarborough: On Voting Rights, GOP Like Wallace 'In Schoolhouse Door'

October 21st, 2021 12:16 PM

Joe Scarborough has a bad habit of riding verbal hobbyhorses into the ground. As we've often documented, as here and here, once Joe gets what he thinks is a catchy phrase into his noggin, he repeats it—ad nauseum. This morning, Scarborough's hobby horse o' the day was "schoolhouse door," with an explicit reference to George Wallace, who infamously blocked desegregation in such manner.…

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CNN Touts Disaffected Republicans Pushing for Democrats to Win

October 13th, 2021 9:52 AM

A day after promoting a party-switching former Republican who is running for Oklahoma as a Democrat, on Tuesday, CNN's New Day devoted a segment to a pair of disaffected Republicans who are encouraging members of their party to vote Democratic and keep Democrats in control of Congress.

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LOPSIDED: Dems Swamp GOPers (115 to 16) on Evening News Budget Stories

October 13th, 2021 9:30 AM

MRC analysts looked at 30 stories on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening programs covering the most recent budget debates from September 23 to October 10 and discovered a whopping disparity in the soundbite count with Democrats overwhelming Republicans by a 115 to 16 count. 

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Disgraced Brian Williams and Disgraced Lincoln Project Trash GOP

October 8th, 2021 4:43 PM

On Wednesday night, disgraced former NBC News host Brian Williams was again using his late night perch on MSNBC to display his partisan views as he promoted the anti-Republican Lincoln Project -- itself also a disgraced group which Williams has been covering for on his show.