Producer: ‘Powerful People’ Tried to Bury Film's Expose of Ted Kennedy
March 30th, 2018 11:53 AM
The producer and CEO behind a new film that bluntly exposes the drowning of Mary Joe Kopechne says “powerful people” tried to stop the Ted Kennedy expose from ever being released. Bryron Allen talked to Variety on Thursday and revealed: “There are some very powerful people who tried to put pressure on me not to release this movie.”
CNN: Chappaquiddick Was 'One of Ted Kennedy's Darkest Hours'
March 27th, 2018 5:30 PM
Both in its related tweet and the story's headline, CNN has promoted Sandra Gonzalez's Tuesday column about the movie Chappaquiddick as being about "one of Sen. Ted Kennedy's darkest hours." This begs two questions: "Wasn't Chappaquiddick far worse for Mary Jo Kopechne?" and "Did Ted Kennedy have other darker hours?"
Of Course: WashPost Compares Ted Kennedy’s Dead Woman to…Trump Era
March 21st, 2018 8:45 AM
When it was announced that Hollywood was finally making a film showcasing Ted Kennedy’s appalling behavior at Chappaquiddick in 1969, actions that left Mary Jo Kopechne dead, it seemed obvious who liberal journalists would turn the discussion towards: Donald Trump. That’s what The Washington Post did on Wednesday, talking to Chappaquiddick producer Mark Ciardi.
'Chappaquiddick' Film Critic: Mary Jo Was a ‘Victim’ of the Kennedys
February 28th, 2018 12:59 PM
Tuesday evening, in reviewing the upcoming movie Chappaquiddick, longtime film critic Roger Friedman called Mary Jo Kopechne, who died in July 1969 as a passenger in a car driven by Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy which "went into the water and turned upside down," the "First #MeToo victim of Kennedy Family Money, Power and Corruption." He also speculated: "The Kennedys ... may try to kill this…
'Chappaquiddick' Trailer Reveals Unsavory Ted Kennedy
December 22nd, 2017 2:13 PM
"Moses had a temper but he never left a girl at the bottom of the Red Sea." If anybody feared that the upcoming "Chappaquiddick" movie would be a whitewash of Ted Kennedy, the recently released trailer should disabuse them of that notion. Legal Insurrection describes the movie as the "portrait of a weasel." Kate Erbland of IndieWire reviewed it as a Compelling Teddy Kennedy Biopic That Pulls No…
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…
FLASHBACK: Media Celebrated Known Sexual Harasser Ted Kennedy
December 5th, 2017 9:00 AM
Listening to liberal journalists denounce Roy Moore, Al Franken and John Conyers, you’d think the media had zero tolerance for politicians with a known history of sexual misconduct. But the plain truth is the media have been complicit in normalizing, even justifying, such behavior for decades – if it helped protect the cause of big government liberalism.
MSNBC’s Joy Reid Fawns Over ‘Mythical’ Kennedy, Democratic Narratives
November 22nd, 2017 4:45 PM
To mark the anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday, MSNBC’s radical Joy Reid put out a series of tweets fawning over how “the Kennedys occupy a special place in our national consciousness.” According to her, those “mythical” stories about the Kennedys were part of what held the country together and elevated us.
Flashback: 'Lion of the Senate' Ted Kennedy's Sex Antics Widely Known
November 17th, 2017 4:44 PM
The sudden condemnation of sexual harrassment by Democrats within their own ranks rings a bit hollow especially due to the suspicious timing. It now seems as more of a way for Democrats to go after President Donald Trump or Judge Roy Moore of Alabama rather than sincere disgust at the sexual antics of people such as former President Bill Clinton or Senator Al Franken.
One glaring example proves…
Bozell & Graham Column: Here Comes a Chappaquiddick Movie
September 16th, 2017 7:18 AM
Consider it a minor miracle. Some brave souls in Hollywood have made a movie about Sen. Ted Kennedy's actions in the car accident that left a woman dead and abandoned at Chappaquiddick in the summer of 1969. It even stars well-known actors like Bruce Dern, Ed Helms, Kate Mara, and Jim Gaffigan. It just debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival.
At this moment, one could imagine it as a…
Who Is Colluding With Whom?
July 28th, 2017 2:05 PM
On the Russia-Trump imbroglio, let us be clear. We are now months into it. A dozen or so culprits have been fingered, some being actually quite amusing. You will be seeing more of the fat British music promoter Rob Goldstone, who has been photographed wearing a baseball hat emblazoned with the letters "C*NTY." He is too good to be ignored.
NYT Bashes Late Sen. Jim Bunning as ‘Cantankerous’ in Obit Headline
May 29th, 2017 9:55 AM
If you can’t say something nice....by tradition, newspaper obituaries hold back criticism in the name of respect for the deceased and their grieving admirers, with even political figures granted reverence. But often conservatives are the exception, with outlets like the New York Times granting themselves free reign to criticize. Sunday obit of Hall of Fame pitcher and conservative Kentucky Sen.…
CBS's Reid Presses Warren to Charge Republicans with 'Sexism'
April 17th, 2017 12:32 AM
In a pre-recorded interview shown on CBS Sunday Morning, correspondent Chip Reid tried to push Senator Elizabeth Warren to accuse Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Senate Republicans of "sexism" as part of a piece that was mostly favorable toward toward the Massachusetts Democrat. Reid: "Do you think there was some sexism involved here?...Do you think they treated male Senators…