Couric: Obama Owes Me a 'Big-Ass Bouquet' for Palin Attack Interview

September 30th, 2023 7:20 AM

Fox News media reporter Joseph Wulfsohn reported on Friday that former CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric boasted about how she helped Barack Obama get elected in 2008 with her infamous attack interview on Republican Gov. Sarah Palin. "You're welcome, by the way," Couric told the audience, sparking laughter and applause.  "I always thought that Barack Obama should have sent me a big…

Mother’s Day Flashback: How the Media Use Moms to Push Liberal Agenda

May 13th, 2023 9:00 AM

For years liberal reporters and celebrities have exploited moms and Mother’s Day in order to score rhetorical points and seek a rhetorical edge in pushing various causes. Republicans are trashed as terrible mothers, while Democrats like Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama are heralded as super-moms.

After Attempt on Kavanaugh, NYT Won’t Give Schumer the Palin Treatment

June 11th, 2022 5:42 PM

The New York Times buried the horrible news of a confessed would-be assassin prowling outside Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home, intending to murder him for his opinions on gun control and abortion. If the Times truly treated both political parties the same, it would have criticized Sen. Chuck Schumer’s 2020 threat to Republican-appointed justices Neil Gorsuch and…

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Scarborough Embraces Clinton's Big-Government Agenda: 'Hillary in '24'

February 18th, 2022 12:53 PM

On Friday's Morning Joe, self-described "small-government conservative" Joe Scarborough embraced Hillary Clinton's big-government agenda, saying, "Hillary's right." He even seemed to endorse the two-time loser running for president again: "Tan, rested and ready. Hillary in ’24....And I tell you, yesterday she laid it all out there a lot more clearly than Democrats have been able to do…

Editor’s Pick: Hot Air on Palin v. NYT Jury Being Tainted By Judge

February 17th, 2022 10:57 AM

On Wednesday, Hot Air Senior Editor Allahpundit reported: “Every lawyer I know on Twitter was stupefied at Judge Jed Rakoff’s decision a few days ago to toss Sarah Palin’s defamation suit against the New York Times....What the Twitter lawyers were shocked by was Rakoff’s timing.” He explained that “the jury wasn’t sequestered,” before citing NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik pointing…

NewsBusters Podcast: The Media on Palin Smears and Durham Fears

February 16th, 2022 9:05 PM

The media cheered a judge and jury dismissed Sarah Palin's lawsuit against The New York Times over their smears claiming she incited a mass shooting in Arizona. The media feared that John Durham's probe of the origins of the Trump-Russia obsession would ruin their narrative.


Kimmel Mocks Fox Viewers' 'Soft, Oatmeal-like Brains' on Durham Story

February 16th, 2022 11:52 AM

Unlike other late night talk show hosts, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel actually covered the latest news from Special Counsel John Durham on his Tuesday show, but he only did so to mock those who actually care about the allegations.

Politico Editor: Palin Trial Reveals NYT Publisher Is a Moral Coward

February 11th, 2022 10:16 AM

In the midst of all his fury hurled at Sarah Palin by Politico founding editor John F. Harris in his column on Monday, he made quite an interesting revelation. Namely that thanks to the discovery process made by Palin in her lawsuit against the New York Times, we now have documentation about the utter moral cowardice of the publisher of that periodical, A.G. Sulzberger.

Column: Palin Shames The New York Times In Court

January 26th, 2022 5:06 AM

In 1964, the Supreme Court issued a “landmark” decision in New York Times vs. Sullivan, which established the very high bar of requiring the smeared plaintiff to prove there was “actual malice” on the part of the media outlet.Now The Times is exploiting that standard again in the feisty First Amendment test brought by Sarah Palin.

NY Times Frets About Freedom of the Press as Palin's Libel Suit Looms

January 25th, 2022 5:46 PM

A June 2017 New York Times editorial falsely linked former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to the 2011 attempted assassination of Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that left six dead. Palin filed a defamation suit. The Times is worried that the press’s free ride in the judicial system may be ending, as demonstrated in Jeremy Peters’ “Sarah…

Editor’s Pick: NY Post on Palin’s Defamation Suit Against NY Times

January 24th, 2022 11:08 AM

On Monday, the New York Post’s Ben Kesslen reported on how “Sarah Palin will square off against the New York Times Monday when her defamation case against the paper goes to trial in Manhattan.” He explained: “At the center of the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee’s federal suit is a 2017 editorial that incorrectly linked Palin to the 2011 mass shooting in Arizona where six people…


CNN Host Blames Fox, Newt, Palin, and Trump for Ruining American Unity

February 1st, 2021 1:38 PM

CNN struck all the usual liberal chords in their Sunday night special hosted by Fareed Zakaria. That's the same CNN host that hosted a two-hour special  in December 2016 touting Obama's wonderful presidency, hampered only by racist right-wingers. The new special's title was The Divided…

NY Times Shows Hypocrisy on Race, Hugo Chavez, and Maxine Waters

January 9th, 2021 4:45 PM

The inexcusable rioting and looting in the halls and floors of the U.S. Congress this week has cast a shameful pall over the country. But the New York Times often went beyond justifiably calling out the rioters and those who egged them on. The paper overreached, making accusations of racial favoritism among police and alleging a double standard on riots, while ignoring liberal…

TRIGGER ALERT: Lib Reporters Won’t Like This Year’s GOP Convention

August 22nd, 2020 1:29 PM

Year after year, journalists deride the GOP convention as too far to the right, and castigate the party as hostile to women, minorities and gays. While Democratic attacks on Republicans are applauded, it’s nasty mud-slinging when Republicans dare to launch counter-attacks. Here’s a look back at what these liberal media outlets said about the GOP during the previous eight conventions.