ABC Diminishes First Amendment After Court Upholds Religious Liberty

July 1st, 2023 11:30 AM

Laws are supposed to conform to the Constitution, but the Saturday edition of ABC’s Good Morning America thought the relationship was reversed as it described the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the First Amendment, free speech, and religious liberty as a carve out of anti-discrimination law.


INSANE: ABC Historian Compares Biden Speech to the Gettysburg Address

January 6th, 2022 4:51 PM

Continuing Thursday’s theme of news organizations allowing all nutty comparisons to fly on the anniversary of the January 6 riot, ABC News presidential historian Mark Updegrove proclaimed after President Biden’s “powerful” speech that it belonged alongside those from “FDR after Pearl Harbor,” “Lyndon Johnson after Selma,” “George W. Bush after 9/11,” and, most egregiously, Abraham Lincoln’s…


ABC Touts Jailed Murderer Elected in DC, Lobbies for Prisoners to Vote

August 2nd, 2021 2:57 PM

At the end of ABC’s This Week on Sunday, fill-in moderator Jonathan Karl gushed over “an historic election here in Washington, D.C.” of a convicted – and still incarcerated – murderer to local office in the city. The host hailed the development as “charting a new course for voting rights and racial justice” while introducing a report that radically lobbied for convicted felons still…


NBC, CBS Ignore New Hillary Denials on E-Mail Scandal; ABC Notices

October 15th, 2016 12:14 PM
ABC's Good Morning America on Saturday stood out as the only Big Three newscast so far to cover Hillary Clinton's new denials about her e-mail scandal. Devin Dwyer reported that Clinton was "asked about details of her decision to use private e-mail...[and] answered 20 different times with a variation of 'do not recall.'" The morning show, along with ABC's World News Tonight and CBS Evening News…

AP, NYT, and Politico Ignore 'Serious High-risk Findings' at HealthCar

December 21st, 2013 10:24 AM
Friday morning, CBS News's Sharyl Attkisson reported that Teresa Fryer, the chief information security officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), "told Congress there have been two, serious high-risk findings since the website’s launch." Further, Fryer "told congressional interviewers that she explicitly recommended denial of the website’s Authority to Operate (ATO)" in…

Obama 'Major Address' Panned by Fans in the Press; AP Barely Musters E

June 14th, 2012 11:31 PM
If you're starting to lose Jonathan Alter, reporters at Politico, and other left-leaning outlets, you're starting to get into trouble. Double that if you can't even get Julie Pace at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, to muster more than eight paragraphs relating to a 53-minute speech pre-positioned as a "major address." Hunter Walker has compiled several less than…

Obama's New 'Truth Teams' and Related Web Sites Aren't News at AP, NYT

February 14th, 2012 1:08 AM
One web site devoted to "fighting the smears" (i.e., pretending that what is true really isn't) apparently isn't enough for Barack Obama's reelection campaign. There are now three, plus so-called "truth teams" of activists whose mission it will be to serve as rapid-response purveyors of what will likely heaping helpings of fabricated refutations. This news is now officially 24 hours old; its…

Team Obama Cries 'Bull(bleep)' Against Billion-Dollar Campaign Estimat

December 31st, 2011 7:29 AM
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air put it best on the latest Obama campaign video: "You know, nothing says classy in a presidential campaign like having to bleep out a word from the national campaign manager in a prepared video." Campaign manager Jim Messina tells supporters it's "bulls---" that Obama will run a "billion-dollar campaign." In the shadow of Occupy Wall Street, will the media help Obama…

Obama's 'All the Choices We've Made Have Been the Right Ones' Remark A

October 19th, 2011 9:32 PM
Concerning President Obama, his obviously most important quote of the past 48 hours is his statement to ABC's Jake Tapper (transcript here) that concerning the economy, "I believe all the choices we've made have been the right ones ..." Clearly, such a remark, if widely known, would be problematic for the President among quite a number of unemployed and underemployed Americans. In the New…

Comcast Employees Top Donors to Obama and 'Victory Fund

August 26th, 2011 6:36 AM
On Jake Tapper's Political Punch blog, ABC's Devin Dwyer reports that the majority owner of NBC is a major backer of the president: "Employees of media giant Comcast have contributed more money to President Obama’s reelection bid than employees from any other organization, according to a new analysis of Federal Election Commission data by the Center for Responsive Politics." While Comcast…

Surprise, Surprise: Private Sector Media Better Bulwark Against Islami

December 8th, 2010 6:20 PM
Reporter Devin Dwyer has a post at today noting that a "confidential cable published by WikiLeaks" reveals that "American television shows broadcast across the Middle East are proving to be effective 'agents of influence' in the ongoing battle over hearts and minds of ordinary Muslims pondering jihad": Reporter Shills for Civil Rights Leader Who Sees Nativism

May 25th, 2010 4:40 PM
Reporter Devin Dwyer’s May 25 profile of Andrew Young reported the civil rights leader’s derisive remarks against the Tea Party without giving the movement a chance to defend itself.Despite the liberal activist’s claim that “ethno-centrism runs so deep in America” and that the Tea Party is “motivated by a nativism,” at no point in the piece did Dwyer include a response to the charges.…

Holy BlackBerry? ABC Sticks to Obama Staffers and Friends on Church Av

February 1st, 2010 5:05 PM
The Obama family's continued lack of church-going in Washington was spun by into something cute and positive, at least from the sound of the headline: "Holy BlackBerry! Obama Finds Ways to Keep the Faith During First Year in Office."ABC’s Devin Dwyer recycled the tidbit from Terry Moran’s Nightline interview with Obama last July where Obama said he keeps the faith by getting daily… 53% Vote on Same-sex Marriage in Maine a 'Narrow Victory

November 4th, 2009 11:57 AM
President Barack Obama's 2008 popular vote victory, roughly 53% of the electorate, should be considered "narrow" in retrospect, perhaps. After all, ABC News editors consider a similar margin of victory for same-sex marriage opponents in Maine last night to be "narrow."The headline and subheader for Devin Dwyer's November 4 story: