Only Fox Cares: 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence

February 25th, 2014 10:36 PM
The plight of black conservatives took center stage during Monday's edition of Hannity, a weeknight program on the Fox News Channel. The segment featured footage of African-American radio host David Webb interviewing Alvin Holmes, a Democratic state representative in Alabama who had used the racial slur “Uncle Tom” to describe Clarence Thomas, the black justice on the U.S.…

NPR Devotes Over 4 Min. to Supposed Ethics Issues of Thomas, Scalia, A

August 17th, 2011 6:50 PM
NPR's Nina Totenberg spent more than 4 minutes on Wednesday's Morning Edition to supposed ethical conflicts of interest for conservative Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Antonin Scalia. By contrast, Totenberg devoted only 17 seconds to the more current issue of liberal Justice Elena Kagan's service in the Obama administration as a factor in upcoming cases…

NBC's Mitchell Bemoans: Virginia Thomas Interrupted Anita Hill's 'Secl

October 21st, 2010 4:42 PM
  NBC's Andrea Mitchell, in a piece aired on Thursday's Today about Virginia Thomas' call to Anita Hill, made a point of tying the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to "conservative causes" but offered no ideological label for Hill. Mitchell also offered two sound bites from Hill supporters, but only featured a brief clip of an old audio-book excerpt from…

CBS 'Early Show' Claims 'New Scrutiny' for Virginia Thomas Over Conser

October 21st, 2010 1:20 PM
In the wake of Virginia Thomas requesting an apology from Anita Hill, on Thursday's CBS Early Show, fill-in co-host Chris Wragge used the story to raise questions about Thomas's political involvement: "That phone call is bringing up new scrutiny upon Virginia Thomas, who is not just an angry spouse but also a long-time advocate of conservative causes." In the report that…

Nets Use Ginni Thomas' Apology Request to Scold Her Conservative Polit

October 20th, 2010 9:13 PM
In broadcast network stories on how Ginni Thomas left a phone message for Anita Hill (“I would love you to consider an apology sometimes and some full explanation of why you did what you did with my husband”) , a revelation which ABC and NBC decided merited their lead slot, the network journalists couldn't resist scolding her for her conservative political activity. “…

Keith Olbermann Calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to Resign

July 8th, 2010 12:10 PM
Keith Olbermann on Wednesday called for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to resign.His complaint?Thomas's wife Virginia runs a political organization called Liberty Central which at this point has not revealed who its donors are. "She is a living, breathing, appearance of a conflict of interest," whined Olbermann during Wednesday's "Countdown.""Either she must reveal…

Radio Host Mike Malloy Rips Clarence and Ginni Thomas and Says Their M

March 17th, 2010 4:13 PM
Media outlets from CNN to NPR to the Washington Post have picked up on the Los Angeles Times story suggesting there could be conflicts of interest for Virginia Thomas to start her group Liberty Central while she's married to Justice Clarence Thomas. But none have attacked the couple like leftist talk-show host Mike Malloy did on his syndicated radio show Monday night. Malloy called Justice Thomas…

Jeff Toobin Disagrees With L.A. Times on Mrs. Clarence Thomas' Activis

March 15th, 2010 2:17 PM
On Sunday's Newsroom, CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin disputed the conclusion of the Los Angeles Times on the apparently shocking new political initiative of Clarence Thomas's wife Virginia Thomas, that it "could give rise to conflicts of interest for her husband...as it tests the norms for judicial spouses." Toobin defended Mrs. Thomas' grassroots conservative work.Anchor Don…