With an array of guests, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews brought the histrionics on Tuesday after House Democrats finally unveiled Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump, boasting that they were “push[ing] President Donald Trump closer to the brink of infamy” led by the “boss” (aka House Speaker Nancy Pelosi).
Apologies to Elton John, but in Washington and throughout so much of the country, can you feel the hate tonight? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked by reporter James Rosen if she hates President Trump. She responded with an “if looks could kill ” fire in her eyes and denounced Rosen for his question while claiming she doesn't hate Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden verbally attacked and challenged an 83-year-old man in Iowa to a push-up contest at a gathering of Democrats.
As Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Trump this morning, ABC News broke in with a special report largely focused on defending the party’s partisan push to remove Trump from office. Each ABC journalist then went on to parrot Democrat talking points, arguing they were upholding the Constitution, not acting in their own political interests.
Queen Nancy the First? On her Saturday morning MSNBC show, Joy Reid set out on a loud-and-proud feminist jag as she sought to pump up Nancy Pelosi. But the effort backfired. She claimed that impeachment was designed to prevent President Trump from becoming a "king." But she wound up painting an unflattering portrait of Pelosi as a disdainful member of royalty who misuses her power to abuse her lessers.
Late Show host Stephen Colbert joined the rest of the blatantly partisan media cheering on Nancy Pelosi for scolding Sinclair News reporter James Rosen about her Catholic faith, Thursday. After paying tribute to the Democrat with a weird sing-a-long, which demanded President Trump call Pelosi his “boss,” Colbert wasn’t done fawning over the House Speaker. A self-proclaimed Catholic, he cheered on his idol zinging Rosen, all the while mocking Catholicism.
Just two months after showering House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with praise for rebuking the “child President” Trump, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell devoted another opening monologue to praising the Speaker; this time for her exchange with James Rosen. The Last Word host devoted the first ten minutes of his show Thursday to reporting on how Pelosi “crushed” Rosen after he dared to suggest that she might “hate the President.”
Everyone should find a person that looks at them the way Stephen Colbert looks at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. On Thursday’s Late Show, Colbert did everything short of throwing rose petals at Pelosi’s feet as he opened his show with a fawning video tribute to his idol.
On her 12:00 p.m. ET hour show on Friday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell assured viewers that she could personally “attest” to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “deep faith.” The host made the declaration while applauding the liberal leader’s denial that the impeachment push against President Trump was motivated by Democrats hating him.
Playing off Nancy Pelosi's heated response to James Rosen's question as to whether she hates President Trump, Morning Joe goes off on a long riff, repeatedly praising Pelosi's great "faith." Mika says Pelosi's filling a "moral void." There is much talk of Pelosi's great compassion for children, with Scarborough citing Gospel on "let the children come." There is no discussion of Pelosi's advocacy for abortion on demand.
While CNN host Jake Tapper has defended journalists on numerous occasions over the course of his career, he chose not to during Thursday night’s CNN town hall with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, allowing her to jab Sinclair Broadcast Group as not a real news organization and James Rosen as not a real journalist. In other words, it was more of the route he took toward Dana Loesch and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during the Parkland show trial.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is receiving rave reviews from the media for angrily lecturing a reporter during a press conference Thursday. That’s right, the same media who hysterically cries the United States is turning into North Korea because President Trump sometimes calls hostile reporters “enemy of the people,” is now lauding a Democrat politician for lashing out at a conservative reporter over his pointed question.
CNN -- the network that portrays itself as the bulwark for freedom of the press -- explicitly took the side of a politician railing against a journalist. Because the politician was liberal, and the journalist works for a conservative-owned set of TV stations. The words "Jim Acosta" never crossed their lips.