Ex-NYT Editor Touts 'Historic Night’ Putting AL on 'Right Road’

December 13th, 2017 12:30 AM
Late Tuesday night, longtime New York Times editor Howell Raines joined MSNBC’s The 11th Hour to gush over the “historic night” in his home state of Alabama and declare that Democrat Doug Jones’s victory put the state on “the indisputably right road” “for the first time in 175 years.”

Matthews Mocks Southerners Backing Sessions With a Hint of 'Dixie'

July 26th, 2017 11:02 PM
While covering on Wednesday the public ridiculing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Trump, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews bizarrely claimed that it’s “mostly southern senators” with “Dixie in their voices” who are supporting “a favorite of the old Confederacy.”

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Touts Obama's 'Big Day' of Financial Refor

July 16th, 2010 12:26 PM
Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday offered White House spin for the passage of financial reform, enthusing, "...You've got the well looking like it's capped. Passage of financial reform. Big day for the White House." Over two segments, he touted Obama's take: "But, the President called it a big win for the whole country." Talking to Jake Tapper, the former Democratic operative…

Taibbi’s Journalism Techniques: Describe U.S. Senator as 'Elderly Su

May 27th, 2010 5:54 PM
Most probably wouldn't think of Rolling Stone magazine as a primary source for information on something like financial regulation reform. However, if you listen to some of the left-wing talking heads like Ezra Klein, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi is in the know on major policy issues. So how do Taibbi and the other folks at Rolling Stone keep their readers interested in a topic that wouldn't…

CBS’s Rodriguez: ‘What Good’ Is GOP Criticism of Obama

March 25th, 2009 3:09 PM
On Wednesday’s CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez discussed President Obama’s Tuesday night press conference with Republican Senator Richard Shelby and asked: "The President will head to Capitol Hill today to sell his budget and last night he wondered why Republicans who have been critical of it haven't come up with an alternative budget. What's the answer?"After Shelby explained that…

UAW Gave $1 Million+ to Pro-Bailout Congressmen; Media Focus on Anti-B

December 15th, 2008 4:11 PM
The proposed automaker bailout has a big stamp on it that says "union-built," but the news media hasn't noticed. Over the past month, accusations have been flying against several Southern senators who oppose a $14 billion bailout for the beleaguered big three automakers and support the the alternative of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. These senators, critics say, are representing the interests of…

Detroit: Barney Worries Bankruptcy Would Bust Unions

November 19th, 2008 9:57 AM
Barney Frank favors bailing out the Detroit automakers over letting them go into bankruptcy.  Chief among his concerns is that bankruptcy might "bust" the unions. You know, those organizations whose contract demands have put Detroit on the brink of extinction.The Massachusetts Dem, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, was interviewed by Maggie Rodriguez on today's Early Show. He…