Samantha Bee Pushes to Exploit Pandemic to Enact Socialism
May 15th, 2020 8:17 AM
On Wednesday's Full Frontal on TBS, liberal comedienne Samantha Bee spent much of her show advocating for maximum exploitation of the pandemic to advance liberal causes on issues like welfare and abortion. Leftists like former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin contributed their voices to talking up liberal economic policies. The show even threw in the latest…
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Wails About ‘Mad King’ Trump's July 4th
July 5th, 2019 4:31 PM
On Wednesday night, amidst the Independence Day preparations and festivities, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes took it upon himself to rain on the parade. Joined by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, and former Congressman David Jolly, the All In host began: “David, we've got tanks positioned outside the Lincoln Memorial for $100 million essentially Trump campaign rally for his top donors…
April Ryan: Border Wall Is About Controlling 'the Browning of America'
December 13th, 2018 3:22 PM
During Tuesday’s Erin Burnett OutFront, the eponymous host engaged in a discussion about the feisty Oval Office meeting between President Trump, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; specifically focusing on Pelosi describing the border wall as a “manhood issue” for President Trump. Guest April Ryan basically called President Trump a…
Salon Publishes Liberal Journalist Field Guide To Trump
June 20th, 2018 2:37 PM
Wednesday, Salon published a blog written by Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, and former Secretary of Labor for President Clinton. Originally published on his own website, Reich’s blog served as a field guide for liberal journalists covering the Trump Administration.
On CNN, Reich Pushes Theory Right-Wingers Staged Riots at UC Berkeley
February 3rd, 2017 9:02 AM
Appearing as a guest on Thursday's CNN Tonight, UC Berkeley professor and former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich actually promoted a conspiracy theory that it was in reality a group of right-wingers -- perhaps linked to Breitbart News -- who were responsible for violent riots at UC Berkeley in reaction to Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos planning to speak…
Dictionary Sites Pick 'Word of the Year' Focused on Anti-Trump Bias
December 1st, 2016 3:09 PM
Each year Dictionary.com and Oxford Dictionaries pick a Word of the Year that “embodies a major theme resonating deeply in the cultural consciousness over the prior 12 months.” Of all the words they could have chosen, this year, influenced by the presidential election, the words “xenophobia” and “post-truth” were given the star treatment.
Hillary Fan Barney Frank Accuses Bernie Sanders of 'McCarthyism'
April 6th, 2016 10:21 PM
Bernie Sanders: rabid right-winger? A senior Hillary surrogate has accused Bernie Sanders of "McCarthyism," of all things. Has Bernie's big Wisconsin win knocked the Clinton campaign off its moorings?
Five years ago, I wrote that the irascible Barney Frank could pick a fight in a phone booth. Further proof came on Chris Hayes' MSNBC show tonight, as Hillary-…
Cornucopia: Wall-to-Wall Bias in Rosenthal's NYT Sunday Review
September 20th, 2015 10:51 PM
It's not just the New York Times news pages that lean left -- conservative viewpoints are virtually shut out of the paper's opinion pages as well, especially under the regime of toxically smug liberal Andrew Rosenthal, whose hobbies include calling Republicans racist and homophobic. The Sunday Review section has long been a particularly opinionated outpost, with Rosenthal using the day of…
Lefty Robert Reich: Disclosure A ‘Key Vulnerability’ for Hillary
June 7th, 2015 12:27 PM
On Sunday’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary for Bill Clinton, surprisingly criticized Hillary Clinton over her foundations’s donation issues and insisted “full disclosure is a key vulnerability” for her candidacy.
Reich Frets ‘Press' Has Made ISIS Too Much of ‘a Big Deal’
March 27th, 2015 3:33 PM
While on Thursday’s edition of The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich expressed concern that the media has been covering the terrorist group ISIS too heavily and in turn has been causing the group’s ranks to swell. After being asked by host Larry Wilmore to explain why “all these westerners [are] joining ISIS,” …
ABC’s 'This Week' Insists GOP Shouldn’t ‘Run Against Obama’ In 2016
January 11th, 2015 1:09 PM
On Sunday, ABC’s This Week took some time away from discussing the horrific terrorist attack in France to examine the 2016 presidential landscape. The panel featured Robert Reich, liberal economist and former Labor Secretary under President Clinton, former Clinton official James Carville, and liberal GOP strategists Nicolle Wallace and Ana Navarro, all four of whom warned the GOP…
Robert Reich: Spread Ownership Because ‘Whole Country Ought to Be Pa
April 15th, 2014 5:50 PM
Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich made a very curious statement on Monday’s Morning Joe. During a roundtable discussion on income inequality, former congressman Harold Ford Jr. (D-Tenn.) asked Reich what policies, besides raising the minimum wage, the government should employ in order to improve economic mobility and increase middle class purchasing power. [Video below. MP3 audio…
Bozell Column: 2013's Cultural Winners and Losers
December 28th, 2013 8:11 AM
Let's assess the winners in losers in American culture for 2013. Our first obvious winner is "Duck Dynasty" and its Phil Robertson. He's a winner for standing by his Christian principles after some inartful remarks about homosexuality.
A&E suspended him and put the usual statement that they are "champions" of the gay agenda -- and proceeded to start running…
Gingrich Schools Reich: 'Every Major City Which Is a Poverty Center Is
December 15th, 2013 12:57 PM
ABC This Week viewers were treated to a classic conservative versus liberal debate Sunday.
When former Clinton labor secretary Robert Reich tried to blame the increase in poverty in the past five years on Republicans, former Speaker of the House and current CNN host Newt Gingrich called it "baloney" firing back, "Every major city which is a center of poverty is run by Democrats…