Will Liberal Politics Ruin Netflix’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt?'

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June 1st, 2017 3:34 PM
The third season of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt took a turn into the world of politics by incorporating random snarky political one-liners into almost all of the thirteen half-hour episodes. With Hillary Clinton supporter and SNL alum Tina Fey as a co-creator of this internet series, it should be no surprise that the 2016 presidential election worked its way into dialogue.
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Nets Ignore Poll on Native Americans Not Being Offended by 'Redskins'

May 24th, 2016 2:36 PM
The Washington Post released late Thursday for Friday’s print edition a surprising poll that 90 percent of Native Americans were not offended by the term “redskins” which dealt the apologist liberal media a massive blow in their quest to force the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name. In the days since, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and…

Nation Writer: Trump, Redskins Owner Exploit ‘White Anxiety’

September 9th, 2015 9:56 PM
Donald Trump has been likened to (among others) Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, George Wallace, Morton Downey Jr., and Nickelback, the band. “Nickelback” is also a football term, which brings us to yet another Trump comparison: Dave Zirin believes that the Washington Redskins franchise “is becoming the sports equivalent of the Donald Trump presidential run, a dead-ender operation…
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Olbermann Compares Washington Redskins To Confederate Flag

June 25th, 2015 11:26 AM
If Dan Snyder and the NFL don’t change the name of the Washington Redskins, people will die. At least that’s what Keith Olbermann ranted during his ESPN show Wednesday afternoon. How did he come to this conclusion? By comparing it to the Confederate flag, of course. 

Poll: Only 14 Percent Support Liberal Crusade to Change Redskins' Name

October 20th, 2014 6:21 PM
During the past few years, the efforts to change the name of the National Football League team in Washington, D.C., have led several liberals to denounce any use of the word “Redskins.” Nevertheless, a poll recently conducted for the Associated Press found that only 14 percent of respondents agreed with broadcasters who refuse to use “the R-word” and the NBC Sports story…

Bob Costas Tells NBC's Seth Meyers That Only 'Extreme' People Were Hea

April 3rd, 2014 6:53 PM
Longtime NBC sportscaster Bob Costas appeared on Wednesday's edition of the network's hour-long Late Night program, which is hosted by Seth Myers. The former member of the Saturday Night Live cast threw softball questions at his guest regarding “minor controversies” he caused by inserting liberal political commentary into his sports coverage. After a discussion that…

MSNBC Devotes 16 Minutes of Coverage to 'Indefensible, ' 'Racist' Reds

March 26th, 2014 12:46 PM
With all the important things going on in the world, MSNBC on Tuesday chose to devote 16 minutes of coverage over four shows to the "indefensible," "racist" "slur" that is the Washington Redskins logo. The fight to force team owner Dan Snyder to change the name came up on Morning Joe, The Reid Report, All In With Chris Hayes and The Last Word With Lawrence O…

Newspaper Cartoon Compares Washington Redskins to Nazis, Confederates

October 20th, 2013 10:34 PM
Just when you think you've seen it all, along comes a political cartoon in the New York Daily News attempting to change the name of a National Football League team that's not even in their city. The illustration posted on Thursday featured three flags, the first containing the swastika symbol of the Nazis, then the star-filled banner of the Confederates from the Civil War, and finally…

Rachel Maddow Jumps on Anti-Redskins Bandwagon, Pretends Liberal Polit

August 14th, 2013 10:18 AM
With the National Football League's new season just around the corner, fans of the sport are beginning to revive hopes that their favorite professional team will go all the way and win the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2014. However, that's apparently not the case with Rachel Maddow. Instead, the host of a weeknight program on the liberal MSNBC cable channel is unhappy with the Washington…

Shorter WashPost: How Dare a Rich CEO Cut Down Trees on His Own Proper

October 9th, 2012 12:59 PM
Tuesday's Washington Post devoted Metro section front-page real estate to the story of a Potomac, Md., homeowner clearing trees from his own property, painting the incident as a scandalous affront to the environment and to hikers on the nearby C&O Canal. Yet nowhere in Miranda Spivack's 22-paragraph article was any comment from property rights advocates who would argue that Lockheed…