CBS Uses Dem Talking Points to Assert GOP Power Grab in Michigan
December 12th, 2018 11:57 PM
They were a little late to the game but during Wednesday’s CBS Evening News, the network used Democratic Party talking points to stoke fears of a Republican Party power grab in the state of Michigan. And as with their network competitors (ABC and NBC), they too offered little explanation of exactly how the GOP was threatening Democratic power.
93% of Evening Show Stories on Lead Contamination Bypass Dem Rule
July 11th, 2016 3:52 PM
Media coverage put a Republican face to the water crisis in Flint. The broader story on lead contamination revealed that Democratic mayors vastly outnumbered Republicans in cities with lead testing problems.
Moore Blames GOP 'Race Hatred' for Flint Pollution, Also Hits Obama
May 14th, 2016 3:03 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, left-wing film maker Michael Moore asserted that "race hatred" by the Republican party in Michigan was to blame for Flint's water pollution problems, but he also ended up placing some of the blame on President Barack Obama for assuring people that the water was safe to drink. The two left-wingers also spent about four minutes…
Larry Wilmore: 'Which Type of Execution' Should Be Used on Gov Snyder?
April 26th, 2016 12:59 AM
Monday was an important date for the people of Flint Michigan. April 25 is the date two years ago when the city’s water source was switched to the Flint River and Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore commemorated the event by using his Nightly Show to imagine the best way to kill the state’s Republican governor: “What do you think should happen to Governor Snyder?” Before the guest could answer,…
Blogger: Government-Hater Snyder in the ‘Dark Tradition’ of Reagan
February 8th, 2016 10:15 PM
If the eventual Republican presidential nominee takes the advice of The Washington Monthly’s D.R. Tucker, he’ll choose Michigan governor Rick Snyder as his running mate, not in spite of what happened to Flint’s water supply, but because of it.
“Snyder never gave a damn about the residents of Flint, and still doesn’t,” claimed Tucker in a Saturday post. “The Snyder vision—the Republican vision—is…
CBS: Gov. Snyder ‘Admits’ Flint Water Crisis ‘His Hurricane Katrina’
January 19th, 2016 5:05 PM
On Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose led off the broadcast by triumphantly announcing: “Protesters demand Michigan's governor resign over a toxic war crisis. He admits it is his Hurricane Katrina."
CBS Touts Dems Attacking Michigan’s GOP Gov Over Water Crisis
January 18th, 2016 1:22 PM
On Monday, CBS This Morning devoted a nearly three-minute-long report to Democratic presidential candidates and left-wing activists denouncing Michigan’s Republican Governor Rick Snyder over the Flint water crisis. Correspondent Adrianna Diaz began the one-sided segment by declaring: “Frustration over Flint's tainted water supply is spilling over.” A soundbite followed of Jesse Jackson telling a…
WashPost Devotes 26 Grafs to Blasting GOP Gov's 'Gut Punch to Syrians'
November 17th, 2015 6:52 PM
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's position on halting Syrian refugees in light of the Paris terrorist attacks is "A gut punch to Syrians in Michigan," according to a headline for a Washington Post story in today's paper which was thoroughly one-sided on the issue.
NPR Reporter Declares: 'Ready or Not, ObamaCare Rolls out as Planned
October 7th, 2013 12:23 AM
During the Friday episode of National Public Radio's Morning Edition, co-host Renee Montagne stated that the past several days had been “a charged week at the Capitol,” which led fellow co-host David Greene to declare: “Still, ObamaCare rolled out as planned.”
Millions of people have shopped for insurance on the new marketplaces called exchanges since opening day on Tuesday, they noted.…
Schultz Spews: Republicans Happy to See Detroit Go Bankrupt
July 22nd, 2013 4:25 PM
On his eponymous Sunday program, Ed Schultz blamed Republicans for Detroit’s recent bankruptcy filing, implying that the GOP is “happy to see Detroit go bankrupt” and that Governor Rick Snyder (R-Mich.) is “swindling public workers out of their hard-earned pensions.” Schultz accused Republicans of wanting to “quit” and “surrender” on Detroit, launching into a 13-minute diatribe against Snyder…
Newspaper Editor Sues Readers for Defaming Her Character
July 18th, 2013 11:36 AM
Here's something you don't see every day: a newspaper editor suing six readers for $25,000 in damages including “humiliation, mortification and embarrassment,” “sleeplessness and anxiety” and “mental anguish.”
The lawsuit grew out of the actions of Lori Kilchermann, general manager and editor of the Ionia Sentinel-Standard in Michigan, who decided to accompany a story about a police…
Not News: Detroit-Area Pastor Threatens Campaign of Harassment Against
December 16th, 2012 8:40 AM
Imagine for a moment if a Christian fundamentalist pastor publicly threatened a Democratic Party governor about to sign a legitimately passed bill into law with a long-term campaign of public harassment for doing so. Now imagine if that pastor extended that threat to include appearances at the governor's home and at his children's sporting events, and that Republican and conservative elected…
Coherence on Right to Work Law Not Ezra Klein's Strong Suit
December 12th, 2012 8:55 PM
Rachel Maddow is often absent from the MSNBC show which bears her name, thereby allowing one of her alternating guest hosts to serve up unintended comic relief.
Providing the hilarity last night was Washington Post blogger and Bloomberg columnist Ezra Klein, who predictably spun the story about Michigan legislators passing a right to work law (video after page break)
MSNBC 'Journalists' Laugh and Sigh During Derisive Interview With Mich
December 12th, 2012 11:26 AM
Appearing on Wednesday's MSNBC Morning Joe, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was greeted with childish behavior by the show's panel of left-wing pundits, who were unable to conceal their disgust with the state's right-to-work legislation just signed into law by the Republican. [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
Contributor Richard Wolffe led off the disrespectful display…