MSNBC Pushes Myth Bush Admin Outed CIA Agent As 'Retaliation'
October 1st, 2019 11:10 AM
Late last week, after word came that the former ambassador to Iraq, Joe Wilson, had passed away, MSNBC repeated some of the misinformation that journalists and other liberals pushed during the George W. Bush era as anchors Joy Reid and Katy Tur lauded Wilson for disputing President Bush's claims that Saddam Hussein had tried to acquire uranium in Africa before the invasion of Iraq.
Matthews: Does Trump Have ‘An Escape Route’ Unlike Saddam?
November 15th, 2018 8:21 PM
While not a direct comparison, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews invoked President Trump alongside murderous Iraqi dictator and executed war criminal Saddam Hussein, wondering to former Obama-era U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance if the President “has an escape route” concerning possible legal perils as a result of the Mueller probe.
This Week in Media Bias History: Fantasizing About Death of Limbaugh
October 20th, 2018 12:15 PM
Remember when Chris Matthews fantasized about the death of Rush Limbaugh? Describing the conservative radio host as a James Bond villain, Matthews on October 13, 2009 fumed, “Rush Limbaugh is looking more and more like Mr. Big, and at some point somebody's going to jam a CO2 pellet into his head and he's going to explode like a giant blimp.”
Matthews Suggests Trump Channel Mussolini, Murder Son-In-Law
June 29th, 2017 10:25 PM
Go ahead and criticize President Trump’s Mika tweet, but there’s no denying this was disturbing. On Thursday’s Hardball, MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews compared the President to not only communist Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam and a modern-day Romanov but also channel Benito Mussolini having son-in-law Jared Kushner murdered.
Matthews Defends, Re-Ups Comparing Trumps to Romanovs, Hussein Sons
April 25th, 2017 9:41 PM
Showing that he’s somewhat incapable of shame, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews re-upped and defended on Tuesday night his comparisons of the Trump family to the ultimately-slaughtered Romanovs and Saddam Hussein’s murderous sons Uday and Qusay.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews Compares Ivanka & Husband to Saddam's Sons
March 31st, 2017 11:46 AM
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was at it again on Monday with his wacky comments, this time comparing President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner to Uday and Qusay Hussein —the murderous adult children working for their ruthless father and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
CNN Frets Trump Will Treat Press Like Saddam, Omits Their Ties to Iraq
September 16th, 2016 3:24 PM
Speaking of the hysterical outrage machine being turned up to a 10 after Donald Trump’s birtherism statement Friday morning, the pathetic behavior by the media continued into the afternoon as CNN host Ashleigh Banfield and media reporter Dylan Byers worried that Donald Trump and his supporters could undermine the media to the point that the country would look like Saddam Hussein’s…
HBO's Maher: Pence 'Super Hates Gay People,' 'Hates the Poor'
July 18th, 2016 11:54 AM
On Friday's Real Time, HBO host Bill Maher attacked presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as someone who "hates poor people" and "super, super hates gay people," who, because being Catholic "wasn't oppressive enough," "became an evangelical Christian."
He then attacked Donald Trump and his son as "a**holes," and…
Flub Alert: CNNer Calls Saddam Hussein 'Trump' 4 Times in 20 Seconds
July 8th, 2016 10:01 AM
This week, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump managed to accomplish something else that seemed impossible -- in this case, he actually inspired some liberals to finally start railing against the many evils of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. But liberal CNN political commentator Bakari Sellers had an amusing amount of trouble getting the words "Donald Trump" out of his mind as…
Matthews: Cruz Is ‘Baghdad Bob’ Showing ‘Narcissism’ Facing Boehner
April 28th, 2016 8:44 PM
Fresh off accusing Ted Cruz of being a political bigamist, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews stated Thursday night that Cruz has put on a “Baghdad Bob performance this week” for failing to concede the Republican presidential nomination to Donald Trump while also displaying “political narcissism” in responding to former Speaker John Boehner’s Lucifer…
Chris Matthews: 'There Was No Intelligence Saddam Had WMD. Never'
May 15th, 2015 8:53 PM
It's easy for people--with the possible exception of Jeb Bush--to say that they would not have supported the invasion of Iraq knowing what we know now about WMD there.
But Chris Matthews took things a foolish step further on this evening's Hardball, actually claiming that "there was no intelligence they had a weapon. Never was." Really? So Hillary, Bill Clinton,…
Chris Matthews Compares Mitch McConnell To Saddam Hussein
October 30th, 2014 12:06 PM
On Tuesday night, Hardball host Chris Matthews decided to use Senator Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) latest campaign ad as the perfect opportunity to mock the Republican’s attempt to add some humor into the Kentucky Senate race. After showing the McConnell ad, which featured the GOPer playing with several bloodhounds, a reference to his famous ad from the 1980s, Matthews…
Thom Hartmann: Saddam Brought 'Peace and Stability for Decades' to Ira
July 10th, 2014 7:42 PM
But hey, give the man credit -- how often do left-wingers ever admit that Saddam Hussein was a socialist?
In the last two decades, the number of times I've heard them acknowledge this comes in somewhere around less than hardly ever. If Saddam had been a right-winger, we'd all have heard that repeated ad infinitum and then some. But because he wasn't -- just the opposite, in fact…
Thom Hartmann: Elder Bush 'Murdered' Iraqi Soldiers Fleeing Kuwait
July 2nd, 2014 6:27 PM
Fortunately, there might still be time for the show trial that Thom Hartmann craves.
Hartmann, long atop the decidedly short list of popular liberal radio hosts, has again lapsed into the language of fringe leftist, this time while talking about the horrific situation in Iraq, al Qaeda's rationale for attacking the US on 9/11, and the Persian Gulf war. (Audio after the jump)