Wallace: 'More Difficult' to Hope Virus Patient Rand Paul Will Be Okay
March 23rd, 2020 7:23 PM
On her MSNBC show, Nicolle Wallace says it's "more difficult" to hope that Sen. Rand Paul, who has tested positive for coronavirus, is okay, given that he didn't promptly self-quarantine. No worries, Nicolle! Nothing "harsh" at all about finding it difficult to hope that someone with a potentially fatal disease is okay! Particularly when, as you twice mentioned,…
'View' Whines America's Not Socialist: 'We Don't Get Any Free Stuff!'
October 11th, 2019 2:22 PM
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) came to The View on Friday to talk about his book about why socialism is wrong for America. However his ideas were so unpopular with The View hosts and audience that this part of the interview only lasted three minutes.
CNN to Rand Paul: Are You in a ‘Butt-Kissing Contest’ With Liz Cheney?
September 13th, 2019 11:14 AM
When a conservative guest appears on CNN, he or she can expect to be hammered by a host attempting to drive a wedge between Republicans. That’s what happened early Thursday afternoon, when Rand Paul was on the CNN Right Now program and anchor Brianna Keilar attempted to use an “odd feud” between the Kentucky Congressman and Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney to accuse them of…
His Critics Have Not Blamed Him for the California Fires Yet
August 2nd, 2018 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON — It has been a pretty good week for Donald Trump. The economy is growing faster than anyone on the left or in the middle or among the Never-Trumpers believed possible. Inflation is low, and employment is at a record high. Moreover, the president and the European Union reached an understanding on trade last week that signals the likely end of a trade war, at least with Europe.
Shocking Year of Media Indifference Over Three Threats on Paul's Life
July 4th, 2018 6:50 PM
There were two developments Monday in the disgraceful year-long, media-underplayed saga involving threats on Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul's life. First, federal prosecutors appealed the 30-day sentence given to Rene Boucher, who violently assaulted Paul in November. Meanwhile, as NewsBusters' Nicholas Fondacro noted in a separate Monday evening post, Capitol Police…
Nets Skip Man Arrested for Threatening to ‘Chop Up’ Rand Paul, Family
July 2nd, 2018 9:31 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC completely ignored the horrific death threat issued to Republican Senator Rand Paul (KY) and his family during their evening broadcasts on Monday, even as the liberal media continue to pontificate about President Trump's supposed incitement of incivility across the country. Meanwhile, the same networks found ample time to discuss news of anti-Trump NBA star LeBron James…
Louisville Paper: Vandalized 'Kill the NRA' Billboard Only a 'Callout'
February 21st, 2018 7:16 AM
Tuesday at the Louisville Courier Journal, part of Gannett's USA Today network, two reporters claimed that whoever vandalized a prominent billboard in that city to read "Kill the NRA" had "called out" the gun-rights group. David Harten and Darcy Costello never described the billboard as what it was while it was briefly visible: a violent threat.
NYT's Double Standard on Politician Talk: Pelosi Praised, Paul Panned
February 9th, 2018 1:35 PM
A tale of two speeches: On Thursday, the New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg celebrated House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s marathon speech, “8 Hours, 7 Minutes and 1 Pelosi Soliloquy.” While not wholly laudatory, Stolberg fawned over Pelosi’s "heart-rending" defense of the so-called Dreamers. Sen. Rand Paul also delivered a delaying tactic of a speech, but Rand…
Feds Charge Paul Attacker; Media Pushes Unproven 'Pile of Brush' Feud
January 20th, 2018 5:00 PM
The Department of Justice announced Friday that Rene Boucher, the person who attacked and seriously injured Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul 2-1/2 months ago, has been charged with a federal felony and admitted to the attack. Several press accounts are crowing that the DOJ's announcement proves that the attack was not politically motivated. It does no such thing.
Rand Paul’s Wife Slams Media’s ‘False’ 'Hateful' Coverage of Attack
November 22nd, 2017 2:39 PM
Senator Rand Paul’s family and friends have not been happy without how the media have characterized the unsolicited attack he faced from a neighbor earlier this month, that left him badly injured with six broken ribs, among other injuries.
Steyn, Concha Mock Loony Cases of ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome'
November 22nd, 2017 1:01 PM
On Tuesday’s Tucker Carlson Tonight, fill-in host Mark Steyn and The Hill’s Joe Concha enjoyed themselves at the expense of the latest liberal media diatribes, showcasing new cases of the incurably stupid Trump Derangement Syndrome involving everything from the death of Charles Manson to the attack on Republican Senator Rand Paul (Ky.).
New Yorker Blames Rand Paul Attack on Compost and 'Banality' of Trump
November 20th, 2017 12:54 AM
At The New Yorker on Tuesday, Jeffrey Frank reached what one hopes is the worst we'll see of Trump Derangement Syndrome — but don't get your hopes up. Frank, in attempting to analyze what might have caused registered Democrat Rene Boucher to attack Senator Rand Paul two weeks ago, blamed "the sinister banality of American life ... with a lot of it these days emanating from…
NBC Highlights Rand Paul Slamming Media Reports of Assault by Liberal
November 10th, 2017 9:54 PM
On Thursday afternoon, news broke that Republican Senator Rand Paul's office had disputed claims aired in the media that the Kentucky Senator had been in an ongoing dispute with his neighbor, Rene Boucher, before being tackled in his yard about a week ago, calling the accounts "fake news," and claiming that the two had not even spoken to each other in many years.
Paul's Neighbors Push Back Against Media Reports About 'Altercation'
November 9th, 2017 12:58 PM
Many of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's neighbors are hotly disputing Louisville Courier Journal and New York Times reports which characterized the Friday assault on the Republican Senator as being the result of "petty arguments over misplaced lawn trimmings and branches" and "a landscaping dispute," respectively. Among their objections: The Courier…