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.”
Cheers Heard on CNN Set as Jones Takes the Lead in Alabama
December 12th, 2017 10:53 PM
In the early part of the 10:00 p.m. Eastern hour, and before the Alabama Senate race was called for Democrat Doug Jones, cheers could be heard on CNN’s live broadcast as Wolf Blitzer announced Jones had taken the lead. At roughly 10:19 p.m. Eastern, Wolf Blitzer exclaimed: “Look at this! Wow, look at this. All of a sudden, Doug Jones is taking the lead.” As he spoke, an audible whoop from off-…
CNN Commentator Calls Out ‘Radical’ Dem Position on Abortion
December 12th, 2017 9:25 PM
As the results were starting to come in from Tuesday's closely watched Alabama Senate election Tuesday, a CNN discussion during Anderson Cooper 360 got heated when Republican commentator Amanda Carpenter pointed out how Democratic candidate Doug Jones was in jeopardy because of his position on abortion.
Alabama: Politico Reveals Secret Funding of Democrat Candidate Jones
December 11th, 2017 9:28 PM
One of the big questions surrounding the December 12 election in Alabama for the U.S. Senate seat is who is behind a mystery super PAC backing Democrat candidate Doug Jones against Republican Roy Moore. The Washington Post last Thursday claimed that there was no evidence of such funding by George Soros. However on the day before the election, Politico weighed in with a big story about the mystery…
The Liberal Media Goal Always: The Agenda, the Agenda, the Agenda
December 9th, 2017 4:00 PM
Think of all those liberal media headlines about Roy Moore. Here’s a sample: "Washington Post: Trump, McConnell call on Roy Moore to exit Alabama Senate race ‘if these allegations are true.’" "Washington Post: In Washington, the Republican dam is breaking against Roy Moore."
Bozell & Graham Column: Don't Cry for Al Franken
December 9th, 2017 7:22 AM
Senator Al Franken, Comedian of Minnesota, was pressed by a majority of Senate Democrats to resign in the wake of a growing pile of accusations of grabbing women in sexual ways. When the number of accusers reached a critical mass,“They turned on one of their party’s most popular figures with stunning swiftness,” reported The Washington Post. That’s a pretty dramatic decline from the heights…
MSNBC Touts GOP Guest Who Switched to Democratic Party
December 8th, 2017 5:00 PM
On Friday's Velshi and Ruhle show, MSNBC co-hosts Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle gave a forum to frequent MSNBC guest Kurt Bardella -- known for being a Republican who trashes his right-leaning former client Breitbart News -- so that he could discuss his decision to finally officially switch to the Democratic party.
Powers: Dems Shouldn’t Stoop to Republicans' ‘Really Low Standard’
December 8th, 2017 11:24 AM
After Democrats pressured Minnesota Senator Al Franken to resign yesterday, all of a sudden, the media considers Democrats the party of “morality” and “family values.” On Thursday's CNN Tonight With Don Lemon, liberal CNN political analyst Kirsten Powers battled conservative CNN political commentator Scott Jennings over this notion, with Powers staunchly insisting that Democrats had no ulterior…
MSNBC's Matthews: 'New Republican Age of Consent Is 14' If Moore Wins
December 7th, 2017 10:18 PM
Over time, one learns that you can always count on MSNBC’s Hardball to produce baffling moments. Thursday was no exception as the show featured USA Today’s Susan Page bemoaning the “sad picture” of “effective” Democratic Senator Al Franken (Minn.) resigning from Congress while host Chris Matthews sneered that “[t]he new Republican age of consent is 14 if” Roy Moore “wins” in Alabama.
ABC Spends More Time on Franken’s ‘Irony’ Than Actual Resignation
December 7th, 2017 9:25 PM
In a Thursday morning address on the Senate floor, Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken announced that he would step down from office as pressure mounted from his female colleagues. But he went down swinging, noting what he called “irony” in Donald Trump being president and Republican Roy Moore still running for Senate. ABC’s World News Tonight got his hint and spent more time harping on the “…
Smerconish Is ‘Not Convinced’ Franken Groped Tweeden, Cites 'Shadows'
December 7th, 2017 3:53 PM
So-called independent talk radio host and CNN host Michael Smerconish made a fool of himself on Thursday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom, arguing that he’s “not convinced” Democratic Senator Al Franken (Minn.) actually groped KABC Radio host Leeann Tweeden because “[t]here are shadows behind his fingers.”
Slate Writer: ‘The GOP Has Lost Its Last Ethical Moorings’
December 7th, 2017 2:36 PM
Democrats have taken two high-profile casualties this week in the war over sexual misconduct, while Republicans, at least for now, are unscathed. That state of affairs doesn’t sit well with Dahlia Lithwick, who worries about principled Dems putting themselves at a general competitive disadvantage vis-a-vis sleazy GOPers.
As Usual, CNN’s Chris Cillizza Misses The Point
December 6th, 2017 11:47 PM
If you’re a conservative supporter of Donald Trump, it’s likely you have your own personal villain in the mainstream media who you love to hate. For me, it’s CNN politics reporter, Chris Cillizza. That’s not to take away from the fine work many left-wing activists masquerading as reporters are doing. But Cillizza takes the cake. He is supposedly a politics reporter and editor-at-large for CNN,…
George Will: Roy Moore Already 'Disqualified' Before Sex Charges
December 6th, 2017 11:01 PM
On Wednesday's Morning Joe, MSNBC again gave a demonstration of the phenomenon of right-leaning commentators -- who in some cases actually have a history of being pretty solidly conservative -- failing to insert much in the way of strident conservative commentary into the political discussion during their MSNBC appearances.