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Heilemann: ‘Most Plausible’ to Argue Trump Supporter Sent Bombs

October 25th, 2018 11:02 AM
Less than 24 hours after several packages containing pipe bombs were intercepted on their way to prominent Democrats and the headquarters of CNN, a similar package was found on its way to one of the homes of liberal actor Robert De Niro Thursday morning. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, anchor Willie Geist broke the news, and contributor John Heilemann made it an opportunity to blame conservative…

FLASHBACK:When the Media Didn’t Care About a President’s Criminal Pals

August 22nd, 2018 4:48 PM
It’s always big news when a former associate of a President goes on trial, right? Well actually no. When Bill Clinton’s Whitewater business partners Jim and Susan McDougal and the former Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker were tried (and convicted) for conspiracy and fraud charges the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) evening news programs devoted (on average) just 36 seconds per night (March 3…

Upcoming 'American Crime Story' Season to Focus on Lewinsky Scandal

January 19th, 2017 5:59 PM
After winning a record 10 Emmy Awards for American Crime Story's first-season storyline based on the book The Run of His Life: The People vs. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, the producers are planning to base an upcoming season of the series on another book written by the major Democratic donor and legal analyst for the Cable News Network: A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Sex Scandal That Nearly…

NY Times Columnist Claims 'No Difference' Between Trump and Weiner

August 31st, 2016 5:46 PM
Sometimes it seems that people who write editorials or columns for the mainstream media really have to struggle to come up with new and interesting topics to discuss. That seems to be the case with Frank Bruni, a New York Times columnist whose latest missive is entitled “Donald Trump's Irredeemable Twin.” It may be hard to believe, but Bruni actually attempted to compare the…
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Bill O'Reilly Slams 'Haters,' Says Smearing Should Be 'Unacceptable'

February 26th, 2015 7:07 PM
Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly used Wednesday evening's edition of The O'Reilly Factor to hammer “haters on both sides” of the political divide during a segment entitled “Hating President Obama.” He began by stating: “At the height of the Iraq War, the vilification of President Bush the younger was off the chart,” with “the left in…

RNC's Spicer Charges Media Showing Liberal Bias in Giuliani Coverage

February 24th, 2015 7:00 PM
Ever since former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani stated on Thursday that “I do not believe that the president loves America,” the people in the “mainstream media” have produced more than 8,000 articles on the comment -- which was made at a private Manhattan dinner for 60 or so political donors -- in just a few days. That led Sean Spicer, communications director for the…

Politico Editor: GOP Won Special Election Because 'Republicans Suck Sl

March 13th, 2014 6:06 AM
During Wednesday's edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe program, one of the main topics of discussion was the victory of Republican David Jolly over Democrat Alex Sink in the special election held on Tuesday to fill the seat in Florida's 13th congressional district that had been occupied for decades by Rep. Bill Young until the GOP official's death last year. One guest -- Jim…