60 Minutes Wonders If Abbott's Border Fight Is About Secession

May 28th, 2024 10:48 AM

CBS’s Cecilia Vega recently traveled to Texas to interview Gov. Greg Abbott for a 60 Minutes profile on the state’s fight with the federal government over border enforcement. Vega immediately reached for the most hysterical explanation she could think of, asking Abbott if the dispute was about secession.


Reid Whines Media Not Calling Trump Hitler Enough

May 22nd, 2024 8:07 PM

MSNBC’s host Joy Reid pounced on a since-deleted video posted to  former President Trump’s Truth Social account. The video – made by a third party – briefly flashed the words “unified Reich” in a series of newspaper clippings. Reid characterized the post as a definitive representation of Trump’s fascist views, and ridiculously suggested that no one in the media was talking about it and that no…


Reid Floats Copious Conspiracies of GOP Priming Trump ‘Dictatorship’

May 21st, 2024 5:10 PM

In Monday evening’s edition of The ReidOut, MSNBC’s Joy Reid took a stab at apparent conservative “distress,” explaining their recent actions as irrational efforts to advance an impending Trump “dictatorship.” Her chief targets included former White House Personnel director John McEntee, Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin, NFL kicker Harrison Butker, and Texas governor Greg Abbott,…


Doocy, Parks Battle KJP on Border Overrun After She Blames Abbott

March 22nd, 2024 6:51 PM

Friday’s White House press briefing was largely dominated by anti-Israel-leaning questions directed toward John Kirby, but there was still time for the ever-inept Karine Jean-Pierre to make a fool of herself with exchanges such as ones with ABC’s MaryAlice Parks and Fox’s Peter Doocy over the viral video from our friend Jennie Taer at the New York Post and freelance videographer James…


Daily Show Warns Texas Is Being Invaded By... Republicans

March 8th, 2024 12:51 PM

Comedy Central sent Michael Kosta to Eagle Pass, Texas, to report on the border crisis for the Friday installment of The Daily Show, but according to him, the real crisis is about the reaction to the crisis as Texas is “attracting a flood of Republican governors, Congressional delegations, and even billionaire weirdos.”


CNN Hypes CAIR Line on Palestinian Hate Crime Story, Pushes Ceasefire

February 12th, 2024 9:06 AM

This past week, there was a stark contrast between CNN and Fox morning shows in their coverage of hate crimes allegedly inspired by the Israel-Hamas war as CNN used the stabbing of a Palestinian American man in Austin to push for a ceasefire while Fox highlighted a Palestinian illegal alien who beat a Jewish homeowner in New York.


Colbert Butchers Facts to Accuse Texas of Fomenting Civil War

January 31st, 2024 10:05 AM

CBS’s Stephen Colbert used the Tuesday edition of The Late Show to launch into an extended factually-challenged diatribe against Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s border policies.


CNN Falsely Implies SCOTUS Banned Texas From Installing Razor Wire

January 26th, 2024 2:14 PM

CNN’s Dana Bash solemnly lamented on Friday’s Inside Politics that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is in defiance of a recent Supreme Court ruling regarding razor wire at the border there was just one problem: the Court never said the wire was illegal.


ABC, NBC Newscasts Skip MASSIVE Border Showdown Between Biden, Abbott

January 25th, 2024 4:09 PM

After Monday’s Supreme Court ruling vacating a lower court ruling that had allowed Texas to place razor wire along the U.S.-Mexico border without inference from the Biden Border Patrol, the flagship morning and evening newscasts on ABC and NBC have moved on from the border showdown, even as tensions rise with Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX) remaining resolute in having Texas Department of Public…

Sen. Hawley Calls on SCOTUS to Shut Down Big Tech Censorship

January 24th, 2024 1:16 PM

A Republican senator called on the Supreme Court to finally address the rampant censorship targeting Americans’ speech on Big Tech platforms.


'The Cruelty Is The Point,' Velshi Smears GOP As Racist On The Border

January 4th, 2024 10:12 AM

Why do Republicans care about the border? It is a simple question with a simple answer: it is a mess. But for MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, who had guest hosting duties for Wednesday’s Alex Wagner Tonight, it is because “they want to let fewer brown people in” and any measures to address the issue prove that “the cruelty is the point.”


ABC Skips Damning Border Report, but TX Gov Is ‘Cruel and Inhumane’

December 30th, 2023 10:50 AM

A new ICE report released on Friday revealed a whopping 6.2 million migrants have been released from federal custody, but ABC’s Good Morning America on Saturday acted as if the true hardship was the few thousand migrants recently bused to New York City, twice conveying the Democratic spin that Texas Governor Greg Abbott was guilty of “cruel and inhumane politics.”

Will SCOTUS Kill Texas, Florida Free Speech Laws?

September 29th, 2023 4:55 PM

After years of delay, the notoriously risk-averse Supreme Court will finally decide whether states have the right to protect free speech from Big Tech’s authoritarian censors.

PBS Blasts 'Inhumane' Gov. Abbott Border Step With Lib Rep, Lib Journo

August 18th, 2023 5:05 PM

A segment on the supposedly “inhumane treatment” of would-be migrants along the Texas-Mexico border under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s program “Operation Lone Star,” which aired on the PBS NewsHour Wednesday evening, was a perfect example of the taxpayer-funded network’ coverage of current events.