In 1966, there were 654 murders in New York City. The next year, that number increased by about a hundred. Then two hundred. By the mid-1970s, nearly 1,700 people were being murdered every year in New York City. That insane level of violence maintained until the early 1990s. Then, in 1994, the level of murder in New York City began to decline. It declined from approximately 2,000 people killed in 1993 to 289 in 2018 — a level not seen since the end of World War II. Needless to say, on a per capita basis, the murder rate had never been that low.
Tuesday evening, Politico published a story revealing House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) “mischaracterized,” a text message exchange sent between Rudy Giuliani and his former business associate, Lev Parnas. However, this revelation didn’t make the cut on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN or MSNBC on Tuesday all the way into Wednesday morning.
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough says that the families, children, and grandchildren of defenders of President Trump will be punished by history. Vengeance will be visited on the descendants of the pro-Trump sinners.
Late Tuesday, MSNBC made sure to express their anger and disappointment with not only CNN, the Des Moines Register, and the moderators, but all six 2020 Democratic presidential candidates for skipping over newly-released impeached documents from Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas and refusing to make it the focus of the debate. Awhile into the airing of grievances, lyin’ Brian Williams interjected to rule that it wasn’t meant to be a slight. But like he did when lying about his reporting on Iraq and Hurricane Katrina, his claim didn’t hold water.
On Monday's CNN Tonight, CNN terrorism analyst Juliette Kayyem accused Rudy Giuliani of "spewing anti-Semitism and hatred" during a discussion of a recent interview he did with reporter Olivia Nuzzi of New York magazine, saying "Soros is hardly a Jew."
The New York Times tried to shore up a major source of the left’s anti-Trump conspiracies in the paper’s Sunday Review section by running an op-ed, “Don’t Let Trump Rewrite History,” by Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, founders of Fusion GPS, which put together the notorious and discredited anti-Trump dossier, full of lurid and sensational Russian-gleaned disinformation. But in its concern over “Trump rewriting history,” the paper let them get away with a pretty hefty omission of their own.
South Park's "Season Finale" episode, which is not actually the season finale, really went off on President Trump and Rudy Giuliani Wednesday night.
When John Bolton first became President Trump’s national security advisor back in March of last year, the liberal broadcast networks were sounding their alarms to warn viewers of his “hardline” and “controversial” positions. But on Tuesday, they clung to reports that Bolton described Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani as a “hand grenade” running something like a “drug deal” in Ukraine.
Today's Morning Joe offered up another example of what we call "Sudden Respect," the phenomenon in which a person formerly despised by the liberal media suddenly earns its respect by doing something to liberal liking. Joe Scarborough has been a fierce critic of John Bolton. But suddenly this morning, Scarborough overflowed with praise for Bolton, repeatedly referring to Bolton as a "patriot." So what did Bolton do to turn Scarborough's scorn into such fawning admiration? Reports that Bolton branded the Trump administration's Ukraine policy a "drug deal."
On Morning Joe, MSNBC "Republican" Elise Jordan, commenting on Rudy Giuliani's conversation with Chris Cuomo on CNN regarding possible contacts between the Trump administration and Ukraine, literally called for Giuliani to be sent off to die: "drunk grandpa just needs to be pulled off to hospice."
Liberals are obsessed with the upcoming congressional testimony of special counsel Robert Mueller on July 17, but they're worried about what Republicans will ask. The Daily Beast warned on Sunday night of "Team Trump's Plan to Destroy Mueller" by asking about "FBI lovers" Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
Sparks flew on CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time Monday evening as President Trump’s outside lawyer Rudy Giuliani went toe-to-toe with host Chris Cuomo regarding the President’s vindication and the media’s new obstruction obsession post-Mueller report. In the middle of it, the former New York Mayor demanded Cuomo and CNN apologize for dragging the President down. Cuomo seemed disgusted by the prospect.