Rubin Derides Trump Cabinet As 'Ignoramuses, Billionaires, Generals'

December 11th, 2016 11:02 PM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's AM Joy on MSNBC to discuss ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's selection to be Donald Trump's Secretary of State, allegedly right-leaning Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin derided the cabinet picks as "ignoramuses, billionaires, and a few generals," and fretted that it was "pretty frightful stuff."

MSNBC Misleads Audience About Iowa Woman 'Arrested for Voting'

February 9th, 2015 4:47 PM
In his February 9 story on MSNBC's The Reid Report headlined "Counted Out," network correspondent Zachary Roth offered viewers a misleading look at the plight of an Iowa woman who "had been charged with illegal voting." In point of fact, the woman in question, an ex-felon named Kelli Jo Griffin, was prosecuted for committing perjury by lying about her disqualification on a voter registration form…

Soledad O'Brien Thinks Obama -- Not Governors -- Should Get Credit for

July 13th, 2012 3:18 PM
Soledad O'Brien apparently thinks President Obama should get the credit for states with low unemployment, as she pressed two Republican governors to admit on Friday's Starting Point. Interviewing Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Iowa), O'Brien mentioned his state's low unemployment rate and asked "Do you think that the governors get the credit for that or shouldn't President Obama get the credit for…

CBS's Schieffer Naively Suggests Putting an End to Negative Ads

January 2nd, 2012 3:08 PM
As he interviewed Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad on Monday's The Early Show on CBS, substitute co-anchor Bob Schieffer naively wondered why someone does not act to put an end to negative ads in political campaigns.