Capehart on Docs: Comparing Trump and Biden 'Apples and Basketballs'
Public television’s idea of a balanced political debate: Friday's PBS NewsHour punditry found little daylight between “conservative” New York Times columnist David Brooks and liberal Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart, nodding in agreement that the new Biden classified document controversy had no comparison to Trump’s.
Silly PBS Sendoff: Judy Woodruff Puffed as 'Neutral and Objective'
One of the silliest myths in TV newscasting is that objectivity is still a lodestar. As PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff was wrapping up her last show in the anchor chair on Friday, pundits David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart both pretended Woodruff exemplified neutrality. Do they think Republicans never watch this show?
On PBS, David Brooks Puts Biden Aide Ron Klain on Santa's 'Nice' List
On Friday, PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff asked their regular pundits David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart who should be on Santa's Naughty List and Nice List. Brooks suggested a model train set for "long-suffering, neglected" White House chief of staff Ron Klain, since "The White House has had a good year."
Both PBS Pundits Scold Democrats to Back 'Successful' Biden in 2024
In just the latest evidence that the PBS NewsHour has a Friday night panel of liberal echoes, their pundits Jonathan Capehart and David Brooks completely agreed that Democrats should stop being a "big pain in the rear end" and back "successful" President Biden for a second term in 2024.
On PBS, David Brooks Expresses Desire for 'European-Style' Gun Laws
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, New York Times columnist David Brooks responded to a question about lame-duck legislation after several mass shootings. He was pessimistic about anything passing, but touted the idea of "a massive cultural shift" to "regard our common good, more frankly, in a European style," instead of our terribly "individualistic" gun culture.
PBS Hails Election As Win For Abortion, Defeat Of Putin, Xi, And Trump
When Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks joined PBS NewsHour host Judy Woodruff for their Friday recap of the week’s news, the natural topic of conversation was the election results. Capehart’s big takeaway was that things other than the economy, like abortion, saved Democrats while Brooks cheered the demise of…
Capehart Declares Liberals Are Right To 'Feel Apocalyptic'
Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart joined New York Times columnist David Brooks and PBS NewsHour host Judy Woodruff on Friday for their weekly recap of the news that was. Capehart declared that as the country heads into the midterms, people are right to “feel apocalyptic” because “they are personally at risk.”
PBS's Capehart Misquotes Dana Loesch: 'Who Cares About the Children?'
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, Jonathan Capehart and David Brooks here was zero mention of Walker's denials! Jonathan Capehart asserted that conservative radio host Dana Loesch doesn't care about children -- which is always a weird allegation against pro-lifers.
PBS Predicts More 'Climate Disasters' If GOP Doesn't Fall In Line
On Friday, Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks joined PBS NewsHour host Judy Woodruff for their standard discussion of the week’s events which this week included dire warnings that more Hurricane Ian-like storms will occur if Republicans do not fall in line and vote for their preferred policies.
PBS Pair RIPS Republican Party as Fractured and Flattened by Trump
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty and New York Times columnist David Brooks took turns dismissing Kevin McCarthy's "Commitment to America" platform for the midterm elections. The GOP can't agree on anything, and as Tumulty put it, "Donald Trump keeps creeping into the news." As if Team Biden and their media enablers have nothing to do with that…
Column: Liberal Media Cheer Cheney’s Quixotic Presidential Campaign
Liz Cheney lost her Wyoming primary election by 37 points. But the concession speech didn't so much concede as announce a new crusade, a quixotic campaign to drag down Donald Trump in any way possible before the 2024 election. When she lost, CNN analyst Nia-Malika Henderson accurately…
Liberal PBS Pundit Compares His Hero Liz Cheney to... Obi-Wan Kenobi
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, liberal MSNBC Sunday host and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart made a Star Wars analogy, comparing Liz Cheney to Obi-Wan Kenobi (and Trump to Darth Vader).
‘I Was Wrong’: Krugman Kicks Himself for Awful Inflation Takes
The New York Times opinion section actually published a shocking project where eight of their columnists admitted they were wrong about either economics, tech, foreign affairs or politics. At the top of the list was none other than “transitory” inflation gaslighter Paul Krugman.
PBS Anchor Says GOP Tried to 'Make Hay' of Child Rape, Not Democrats
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, anchor William Brangham twisted around the horrible child rape in Ohio as something the Republicans tried to "make hay" of, somehow not a story that Democrats and the liberal media were the first to exploit.