If you want to understand what the Republican in the White House is thinking or doing, the best person you can turn to is a liberal Democrat. At least, that’s what Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show on CBS, seemed to believe on Wednesday night. While talking with Alabama Senator Doug Jones -- who narrowly defeated Republican Roy Moore in a special election last December -- Colbert was particularly interested in two topics: whether President Trump creates an atmosphere that leads to violence and if the Democratic official had to bring in an exorcist when he moved into the office of Republican former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Democrats have now spent twice as much as the Russians on fake ads on Facebook. But the media still thinks Russian meddling is the problem. The New York Times released a story on January 7, detailing the Facebook pages created by “progressive Democrats.”
After almost a month of attempts to impugn Brett Kavanaugh with flimsy, uncorroborated, 11th hour allegations, the liberal media saw their attempts come up empty on Saturday with Kavanaugh’s official confirmation to the Supreme Court. But left behind in their wake was one dumpster fire after another, ranging from fake news to bias that radicalized even the most hardened Never Trumpers to rally behind the Judge.
Following on the heels of his Wednesday show peddling falsehoods and conspiracy theories regarding the sexual misconduct claim against Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews doubled down for Thursday’s edition plus took the gross step of ranking the Kavanaugh claim as worse than the spousal abuse alleged by Rob Porter and the alleged pedophilia by Roy Moore.
Wednesday afternoon’s MSNBC Live illustrated where the left stood on the Brett Kavanaugh fiasco as host Katy Tur aired a video mash-up comparing Kavanaugh to other men such as the late Roger Ailes, Corey Lewandowski, Roy Moore, and Rob Porter because they too were firmly defended by President Trump as they faced their own allegations of sexual impropriety. In reality, Tur’s comparison is ghoulish at worst and, at best, misguided.
Think of Who Is America? as another generation of the classic Candid Camera TV program that used hidden recording equipment to catch people “in the act of being themselves." Now imagine that instead of the decidedly non-political Allen Funt behind the cameras, the 2018 host is Socha Baron Cohen, a liberal activist who is trying to bring down as many GOP officials as he can while giving most liberals and Democrats a “free ride.”
NBC's Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd has an ongoing conflict of interest in political coverage with his wife, Kristian Denny Todd, whose Maverick Mail & Strategies firm does direct-marketing campaigns for Democrats. A search of the campaign-finance database Open Secrets shows Mrs. Todd has donated $13,250 to federal candidates so far in this election cycle, all of them Democrats.
Showtime claims that its new series Who Is America? “explores the diverse individuals who populate our unique nation.” However, Sunday night’s premiere episode makes it clear what the show is actually about—ridiculing conservatives. In the premiere, Cohen takes the form of four different characters, complete with heavy make-up, costumes, and accents. Three out of the four segments mock conservatives through humiliation, the cheapest form of humor.
Just when it seemed that the scandal involving former U.S. Senator Al Franken -- who was photographed apparently groping female reporter Leeann Tweeden during a 2006 United Service Organizations tour -- was finally over, along came Bill Maher, host of the Home Box Office political talk show Real Time, who was pictured doing the same to fellow comedian Bob Saget during a plane trip to and from Hawaii.
Some liberal journalists just can't get the notion out of their minds that George Wallace was a Republican, even though the former segregationist governor of Alabama was a lifelong Democrat. On Friday's Washington Week on PBS, host Robert Costa -- also a Washington Post reporter -- suggested that Wallace was a part of the Republican party's "past" as he recalled that some black voters in Alabama are worried about the direction the GOP is taking.
Hollywood celebrities are predicting the end times. And, in true liberal fashion, the future isn’t going to be pretty for conservatives. Just ask Will Smith. He may have been born and raised in West Philadelphia, but the actor is apparently ready for apocalyptic measures. According to IndieWire reporter Jenna Marotta, at a California press event, Smith commented on the special election results in Alabama, which resulted in a win for the Democratic candidate, Doug Jones.
On Wednesday's MSNBC Live with Craig Melvin, MSNBC contributor and historian Jon Meacham made no pretense of being unbiased as he used a Winston Churchill quote to declare Democrat Doug Jones's victory over Roy Moore in Alabama to be "the right thing," and added that "that's probably good news for the country inarguably."