Democrat Clay Aiken Tweeted About Punching Ann Coulter, Urged Folks to

May 21st, 2014 7:05 PM
As we at NewsBusters have documented, the liberal media have shown no lack of interest in the candidacy of American Idol runner-up turned Democratic politician Clay Aiken. So it should be interesting to see the coverage, or lack thereof, for Mr. Aiken having tweeted a while back, "Anyone else watching @piersmorgan want to punch Ann Coulter in the face?" What's more, reports blogger Sooper… Distorts: ‘"American Idol" Wins Congressional Race

May 13th, 2014 3:45 PM
A Tuesday, May 13 headline written by writers Clare Kim and Rachel Kleinman on the homepage of misleadingly declared “'American Idol' Wins Congressional Race” despite the fact that he merely won the primary to face incumbent Congressman Renee Ellmers (R-NC).  Aiken won the Democratic primary in the heavily Republican district by a mere 390 votes. The primary wasn’t called until his…

Colbert Hosts Democrat Clay Aiken to Mock GOP Congresswoman Renee Ellm

May 1st, 2014 12:46 AM
Wednesday's Colbert Report, in an apparent boost to Democrats before November's mid-term elections, mocked GOP congresswoman Renee Ellmers and hosted her Democratic opponent Clay Aiken for a friendly interview. Host Stephen Colbert made it clear who he supports for North Carolina's second congressional district. He mocked the "message of hope" Ellmers sent to furloughed federal workers after…

GOP Congresswoman Scolds CNN's Carol Costello: 'You're Getting Awfully

October 22nd, 2013 4:13 PM
Despite the disaster the rollout of ObamaCare has been - as well as the number of media members that have surprisingly pointed it out! - the White House has to be pleased to know that there are still some so-called "journalists" out there fighting in their behalf. CNN's Carol Costello was a perfect example Tuesday, and got so heated with Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) that the Congresswoman scolded…

Partisan Inconsistency: In Close Congressional Races, AP Gives Two Par

November 28th, 2010 9:21 PM
I've noted an interesting disparity in how the Associated Press, the so-called Essential Global News Network, has covered Democratic and Republican congressional victories in situations where the counting has gone on well past Election Day. Let's contrast the amount of ink and bandwidth devoted to Republican Joe Walsh's victory over incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean in Illinois compared to the…

Raleigh News & Observer Neglects to Mention Amazing Etheridge Refusal

October 27th, 2010 6:04 PM
An oatmeal cookie! An oatmeal cookie to the first  reporter who gets around to asking North Carolina Congressman Bob Etheridge (D) why he refused to answer a crucial ObamaCare question during his debate last Saturday with his Republican challenger, Renee  Ellmers. The fact that he refused to answer was amazing. And the fact that the Raleigh News & Observer completely neglected to report…