Oscars So Predictable: Lefties Reward Their Own
February 22nd, 2019 2:25 PM
The Oscars are this weekend and while we’re not insisting that you care to tune in — we’d refrain too if we could — maybe it’d be somewhat important to spare you the mystery and inform you that this year’s awards is serving up another seven-layer slice of progressive obsession.
Spike Lee: Columbus a 'Terrorist,' USA Built on 'Genocide and Slavery'
February 13th, 2019 10:50 AM
With the Academy Awards in the offing, Morning Joe had Spike Lee on today to promote his "BlacKkKlansman" movie, which has been nominated for a number of Oscars. Lee predictably seized the opportunity to bash America. He first referred to Christopher Columbus as a "terrorist," and a bit later claimed that the USA was built on the "genocide of Native Americans and slavery…
Spike Lee Accuses Donald Trump of Using ‘Bullhorn, Not Dog Whistle’
August 10th, 2018 6:00 PM
Liberal director Spike Lee took advantage of an interview on Thursday's Anderson Cooper 360 to promote his new movie, BlacKkKlansman, which the filmmaker claimed is “not just a history lesson” even though it takes place during the 1970s.As you might expect, it didn’t take long for the discussion to degenerate into attacks on GOP President Donald Trump, whose “toxic…
Spike Lee At Cannes: ‘American Cradle of Democracy Is Bullsh**’
May 15th, 2018 11:27 AM
Why Hollywood directors feel the need to levy their judgment on the current state of politics is anyone’s guess. Somehow the elite feel that wealth and media exposure gives them a virtuous pulpit to preach from.
Spike Lee in Time: Trump 'Giving a Green Light' to the KKK to Come Out
November 18th, 2017 7:17 AM
The November 20 issue of Time offers the usual bucket of liberal "goodies" – a profile of Trump-trashing Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan and his new book, a book excerpt from Dan Rather, and a glowing review of Pete Souza’s book chronicling his amazing days as White House photographer to the one and only Barack Obama – “born out of scraps of history and hope,”…
Spike Lee: Politics, Sports Are Linked Due to Country's Racist History
September 28th, 2017 4:00 PM
Like many of CNN’s town halls, Wednesday night’s NFL special featured multiple perspectives and balanced questioning, but the goodwill and dialogue was degraded by liberal filmmaker Spike Lee’s intolerant outbursts. Chief among them was Lee’s insistence that politics cannot be avoided in sports (and thus must be mixed) because of the country’s racist history and…
Spike Lee Ditches Oscars; Opts for Least Diverse Sports League Instead
January 21st, 2016 8:31 AM
Spike Lee has made it well-known that he will refuse to attend the Oscars next month. Less well-known is what Spike intends to do with his time when he’s not at the Oscars.
On CNN, Spike Lee Blasts 'Tyranny' of the NRA, Gun Manufacturers
December 2nd, 2015 11:55 AM
Liberal movie director Spike Lee slammed the National Rifle Association on Monday's CNN Tonight, as he promoted his new movie, Chi-raq. Host Don Lemon pointed out to Lee, "You take on the NRA in the film." Lee replied, "Well, we have to. I think that we're at the tyranny on (sic) the NRA and the gun manufacturers, because there's a profit...in what they do. And that…
Spike Lee on NBC: Easier to Have Black POTUS Than Black TV Exec
December 1st, 2015 3:13 PM
While promoting his new movie, Chi-raq, about gun violence in Chicago, during the 9 a.m. ET hour on Tuesday’s NBC Today, director Spike Lee claimed: “...it's easier for an African-American, a black person, to be President of the United States than to be president of a Hollywood studio or TV network cable.”
Spike Lee Claims ‘War on the Black Male’ Is 'Tearing This Country
August 20th, 2014 9:19 PM
Ten days after police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, black filmmaker Spike Lee added his voice to the tumult over the incident. During Tuesday night's edition of Anderson Cooper 360, he told the CNN anchor: “Something smells bad in Ferguson, and it’s not just tear gas.”
NY Times Devotes Story to Texas Candidate Embracing Ted Nugent, Barely
February 19th, 2014 5:39 PM
When you work at that “Valhalla” of liberal journalism called The New York Times, you can’t believe it when Republicans associate themselves with trash-talking celebrities who make wild charges about President Obama.
But when President Obama associates himself with trash-talking celebrities who made wild charges about President Bush, that’s not newsworthy at all. See…
Spike Lee Sued For Erroneous George Zimmerman Tweet
November 12th, 2013 10:02 AM
As NewsBusters previously reported, film director Spike Lee last March retweeted a posting supposedly including the address of George Zimmerman.
Now the couple who actually reside at that address are suing Lee.
Anderson Cooper on Gay NBA Player: 'The Tide of History Is Moving Forw
May 1st, 2013 4:53 PM
Hosting liberal filmmaker Spike Lee on his Tuesday show, CNN's Anderson Cooper supported Lee's prediction that more professional athletes will come out as gay like NBA player Jason Collins.
"The tide of history is moving forward," the openly-gay Cooper remarked in a not-so-subtle boost of the gay rights movement. On Monday, Cooper hailed Collins as "a true pioneer…
Rapper Luther Campbell: Spike Lee Is 'Hollywood's Resident House Negro
January 16th, 2013 9:53 AM
Former 2 Live Crew rapper turned music promoter and VH1 star Luther Campbell isn't pleased with Spike Lee's comments about filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and the new movie "Django Unchained."
Writing at his Miami NewTimes blog Tuesday, Campbell called Lee "Hollywood's resident house negro."