CNN Mocks 'Abomination' Trump, Praises Internment Camp-Creator FDR

June 26th, 2020 3:00 PM

On Thursday morning’s CNN Newsroom, hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto brought on presidential historian Douglas Brinkley to spout Democratic propaganda about President Trump in an effort to boost Joe Biden. Brinkley accused Trump of lacking “empathy,” despite Democratic failures in addressing COVID-19 and incitement of violence. Even more outrageously, Brinkley called Trump “an…

PBS Likens Trump to Nazi Sympathizer Charles Lindbergh

March 6th, 2020 6:45 PM
On Wednesday's Amanpour & Co. show, PBS/CNN International host Christiane Amanpour and television producer David Simon likened 1930s Nazi sympathizer and famous aviator Charles Lindbergh's political movement to that of President Donald Trump as the two discussed the HBO series The Plot Against America. The series -- produced by Simon --- is based on Philip Roth's novel, which imagined the pro…

Politico Shocked at Positive-Thinking Americans Outside Media Bubble

April 29th, 2017 3:37 PM
The story is a revealing look inside the liberal media bubble. Over here at Politico is this headline “The Strange Psychological Power of ‘Fox & Friends.’” But it’s the sub-headline that provides the real look inside both the liberal media bubble and the left-wing mind. That would read: “Unrelenting positivity has a powerful warping effect on your thinking. So how is that affecting Viewer No…

FDR and Trump: From Radio to Twitter

April 2nd, 2017 4:28 PM
Over at Reason, University of Alabama professor of history David T. Beito has written a fascinating look at “Roosevelt’s War Against the Press.” The telling subtitle? “FDR Had His Own Breitbart, and Radio Was His Twitter.” Well, yes. Exactly. I have been writing for sometime that not only is the FDR and radio comparison to Trump and Twitter eerily analogous, but that two other presidents made…

Eight Kooky Things Heard on Thursday Night’s ‘Hardball’

March 17th, 2017 2:16 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball featured not one or two particularly crazy moments in Thursday night’s installment by host Chris Matthews, but rather a whole host of notable exchanges, insinuations, and quotes from both Matthews and a few of his guests. Without any further adieu, here’s the top eight loony moments (presented in chronological order).   

Alter: Latinos Will Revere Obama Like Appalachians Did FDR

November 19th, 2014 8:39 PM
According to Daily Beast columnist Jonathan Alter, President Obama's executive amnesty could so well place Latinos into the Democratic column that Latino homes will grace their living rooms with portraits of the 44th president. 

Mike Allen's Mealy-Mouthed Defense Of Obama's Trayvon Martin Remarks

July 20th, 2013 8:20 AM
Imagine that FDR, in his first inaugural, instead of rallying Americans with the notion that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," had stoked the nation's unease by harping on how bad the Depression was.  If Mike Allen had been around in 1933, perhaps he would have defended FDR by writing "there was plenty of unease before the speech, so it's hard to blame the President." For that…

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. Column: God and Man and FDR

June 21st, 2012 10:20 AM
Warren Kozak, the author of "LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay," wrote a memorable piece in "The Wall Street Journal" on June 6, 2012 that cries out for comment. On the 68th anniversary of the Allies' invasion of Europe over the bloody beaches of Normandy, he reminds us of an unthinkable act by President Franklin Roosevelt on that day. At least it is an unthinkable act today. The…

Matt Damon: Obama Isn't 'Someone Like FDR

September 7th, 2011 6:57 AM
Time's Ten Questions to Matt Damon beat around the bush about Damon's disappointment with President Obama as he's failed to deliver for the teachers' unions, but when asked what kind of leader America needs, Damon suggested "someone like FDR," and not like Obama. They didn't discuss the Education Secretary offering to meet the celebrity at the airport. This has to be especially embarrassing…

Spitzer: Tea Party Endorses 'Path of Hoover,' Will 'Destroy Our Countr

October 6th, 2010 4:45 PM
CNN's new host Eliot Spitzer slammed the Tea Party movement on Tuesday's Parker-Spitzer: "I think that that piece of the Republican Party is vapid. It has no ideas....They're going to destroy our country." Spitzer also accused Tea Party members of forwarding a "Herbert Hoover vision of government...saying, we want to take away the very pieces of government that created the middle class."The…

In First Year, Obama Presides Over 4.1 Million Jobs Lost, Most Since

January 8th, 2010 11:01 AM
Unemployment shot up in 2009 from 7.7 percent in January to 10.1 percent in October before settling at 10 percent in December. Behind those percentages were more than 4.1 million people who lost their jobs during the year. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that's the most job losses in a year since 1940. (BLS could only provide data from 1940-2009) But don't expect…

'Nobody Knows The Outcome, So The Most Important Thing Is Speed

February 8th, 2009 11:59 AM
Who cares if we're like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day, careening in his pickup toward the brink of the rock quarry?  At least we're moving fast!That seemed to be Claire Shipman's logic in urging speed in the implementation of the stimulus plan. The ABC correspondent made her curious comment today during the roundtable segment of This Week.CLAIRE SHIPMAN: Don't you think that, I mean as George […

CNN's Jim Acosta: Obama Inaugural Speech 'Could Be One For the Ages

January 13th, 2009 4:09 PM
CNN correspondent Jim Acosta hyped the forthcoming inaugural address of President-elect Barack Obama during a report on Tuesday’s American Morning: “...Barack Obama’s inaugural address may be more than the speech of his lifetime. Historians and speechwriters say it could be one for the ages, if he can rise to the occasion.” He reenforced this sentiment with clips from a former Clinton-Gore…

Morning Joe Mocks Olbermann's Special Comment Rants

January 13th, 2009 8:47 AM
Far be it from me to sow discord in MSNBC ranks, to stir up old animosities between colleagues there.  But if Joe Scarborough is going to do a mocking imitation of Keith Olbermann in full Special Comment rant, well then, blogging ethics compel me to report it.The jumping-off point on Morning Joe today was Eugene Robinson's current WaPo column. After claiming that he didn't want to kick the…