Rangel Says Dead Soldiers Didn't Move Him Unless They 'Looked Like Me'

January 6th, 2015 10:23 PM
Let's imagine a white Congressman saying that when he served in Vietnam, he was never moved at the sight of a dead U.S. soldier unless he was white. His career would be over, and deservedly so, within about five minutes of his statement. If he was a conservative or a Republican, even if he resigned instantly and was roundly and unanimously condemned by his colleagues, the press would remind us of…

CNN Analyst: 'You're an Idiot' to Agree With Rangel on GOP and Slavery

October 31st, 2014 5:03 PM
With the midterm elections only days away, the pressure of Democrats probably suffering major losses apparently caused New York representative Charlie Rangel to make a scary assertion on Thursday that some Republicans “believe that slavery isn't over, and they won the Civil War.” During a panel discussion on the Cable News Network This Hour program on Halloween morning, CNN analyst and…

MSNBC: GOP Old Miss Race 'Really Nasty,' But Rangel's 'One of the Grea

June 24th, 2014 5:30 PM
Ronan Farrow opened his MSNBC program Tuesday with these words: "Who can steal Magnolia State voters?" The opening words on the screen behind him were: "Mississippi Mud," followed by a chyron reading "Stealing the Magnolia State." Farrow's reporting quickly emphasized, several times, that the primary was a Republican one, and that it had gotten "nasty."   Several minutes followed, with NBC's…

Fox’s Varney Exposes Charlie Rangel’s Hypocrisy on Raising Debt Li

October 17th, 2013 11:01 AM
Fox News host Stuart Varney embarrassed Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday’s Your World with Neil Cavuto, using archived video to expose the congressman’s hypocrisy on the debt limit. Rangel supported raising the debt limit before today’s deadline, of course, but back in 2004, with Republican George W. Bush in the White House, he sang a different tune. Varney, filling in for Cavuto,…

Rangel Calls Obama-Syria Situation 'Embarrassing'; Press, Other Than P

September 3rd, 2013 2:28 PM
Monday morning, 22-term Democratic Congressman Charlie Rangel of New York, as reported by Tal Kopan at the Politico, said that President Barack Obama's drawing of a "red line" on Syria is "embarrassing," and that he is against "putting our kids in harm’s way to solve an international problem." Rangel is the third most-senior House member of either party. If a senior Republican congressperson…

Rangel: ‘There Is No Reason Why a Young Person Should Have to Pay fo

August 22nd, 2013 4:39 PM
President Obama made some proposals Thursday about how we can reduce college costs around the country. Speaking about this on MSNBC’s Martin Bashir show hours later, Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) actually said, and I quote, “There is no reason why a young person should have to pay for college.”

Charlie Rangel: 'We're Talking About Millions of Kids Dying, Being Sho

March 21st, 2013 11:36 AM
When it comes to getting a piece of legislation passed, Democrats don't care about how much they have to stretch the truth to accomplish their goal. On Thursday, Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) actually said on MSNBC, "We're talking about millions of kids dying, being shot down by assault weapons."

Neil Cavuto to Charlie Rangel: 'Your Party Lies a Lot

March 1st, 2013 6:03 PM
Conceivably the best line uttered by a member of the media this week concerning the sequester debate came from Fox News's Neil Cavuto Friday In a Your World discussion about the budget deliberations with Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), Cavuto marvelously said, "It seems that your Party lies a lot."

MSNBC Touts Touts Tax Cheat Charlie Rangel as an Ethics Expert Against

December 2nd, 2011 5:21 PM
MSNBC's Martin Bashir on Friday offered tax evader Charlie Rangel the opportunity to deride Newt Gingrich for being insufficiently concerned about the poor. Talking to Rangel, who was censured on the floor of the House in 2010, Bashir implored, "As someone who represents a district in New York that includes some extremely poor neighborhoods, what's your reaction to Mr. Gingrich?" Bashir made…

The Creepy Enablers of Rep. David Wu (D-Ore

July 27th, 2011 10:06 AM
Wu-hoo! Welcome to another freaky ethics fiasco brought to you by the D.C. den of dysfunctional Democrats. This one comes clothed in a Tigger costume, wrapped in blinders and bathed in the fetid Beltway odor of eau de Pass le Buck. Liberal David Wu is a seven-term Democratic congressman from Oregon who announced Tuesday that he'll resign amid a festering sex scandal involving the teenage…

Ignorance, Stupidity, or Manipulation

June 29th, 2011 6:37 PM
Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., referring to his race and the Constitution on John Stossel's recent show "The State Against Blacks," said, "I wasn't even considered three-fifths of a guy." The Rev. Al Sharpton, debating on Sean Hannity's show, said, "Any black, at any age at any stage, was three-fifths of a human." Even eminent historian John Hope Franklin charged the Founders with "degrading the…

Chris Matthews: 'Right-wing Press Played Up Rangel Censure,' Left More

December 4th, 2010 2:18 PM
Chris Matthews on Friday made the absurd claim the "compassionate" Left is too soft on Republican wrongdoers, and that by contrast the Right puts it's "heel into the back of the guy's head when he's down." The "Hardball" host - with a straight face no less - said this to guests Ron Reagan and Politico's Roger Simon with reference to how the "right-wing press played up [Charlie] Rangel's…

Open Thread: Charlie Rangel Doesn't 'Deal in Average American Citizens

December 3rd, 2010 10:20 AM
After the disgraced New York Democrat got his official slap on the wrist yesterday, he held a press conference. The following exchange occured with Washington Times reporter Kerry Picket:

CNN Wonders What Censure Will Do to Charlie Rangel's Health

November 19th, 2010 7:02 PM
During coverage of Charlie Rangel's verdict delivered by the House Ethics Committee, CNN's John Roberts called the situation "tough times," for the congressman – and wondered what the trauma will to Rangel's health given that he is 80 years old. Referring to the censure of Sen. McCarthy in the 1950s which "broke him," Roberts remarked that "now Charlie Rangel's 80 years old, what will…