You Mean There Were More? Behold, the Worst Overnight MSNBC Hissy Fits

November 3rd, 2021 6:46 PM

Just when you think we had covered all of the MSNBC meltdowns from Tuesday night over the results of the Virginia gubernatorial election and down ballot races, there were plenty more to cover from both late Tuesday and early Wednesday that, as we saw in the previous coverage, ranged from despondence to hysteria to denial of basic reality. Co-hosts Rachel Maddow, Joy Reid, and Brian Williams…


GMA Goes Gaga For JFK Jr.: 'Imagine' If He Had Run for Office!

July 16th, 2019 10:19 AM
20 years after his death in a plane crash, John F. Kennedy Jr. is still being eulogized by the media as the president they wish they had. ABC’s Amy Robach interviewed his former colleague and friend RoseMarie Terenzio, on her new book out about the late Kennedy, on Good Morning America Tuesday. As usual, ABC’s report was heavy on the “royalty” comparisons, but with President Trump now in office,…

Media's Kennedy Love Continues: JFK Jr. Was ‘American Royalty'

July 14th, 2016 5:09 PM
Journalists still haven’t lost their devotion to the Kennedys. The Today show on Thursday hailed a new documentary on John F. Kennedy Jr. as highlighting “America’s royalty” and a “prince.” Previewing I Am JFK Jr., Savannah Guthrie lauded, “A new documentary sheds light on the life and love of America's prince nearly two decades after his tragic death.” 

Toadies: People Magazine Hypes 20-Year-Old Son of Caroline Kennedy as

December 8th, 2013 3:10 PM
To prove the liberal media never, ever stops promoting the Kennedy “dynasty” ad infinitum, the December 16 edition of people magazine highlights this story in the table of contents: “JFK’s only grandson, Jack Kennedy Schlossberg, steps up to carry the family torch.” He’s only 20 and going to Yale. The headline is "HEIR TO CAMELOT." Next to his picture on page 92 is the caption “A HUNK LIKE…

ABC Sees Conservatives ‘Mounting an Unprecedented Assault on Environ

July 31st, 2011 5:29 AM
 On Saturday’s World News, ABC anchor Dan Harris seemed to fret that the current debate over the budget is taking attention away from an "unprecedented assault" that is being "quietly" waged by conservatives "on environmental regulations." As the report from Blair, West Virginia, focused on a coal mining technique that destroys the tops of mountains, correspondent Jim Sciutto featured two…

ABC Devotes Yet Another Segment to Graceful, ‘Idealistic’ JFK Jr

July 27th, 2009 2:32 PM
Eleven days after mourning the tenth anniversary of the death of "the prince of Camelot," John F. Kennedy Jr., Monday’s Good Morning America took yet another look back at the "grace" and "equilibrium" of the late presidential offspring. ABC’s Chris Cuomo touted JFK Jr.'s "gift for leadership" and recounted how "America watched him grow from young son, to idealistic lawyer, to loving husband." The…

CBS Remembers JFK Jr. As Both an ‘Icon’ and ‘A Regular Guy

July 16th, 2009 12:19 PM
At the top of Thursday’s CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith marked the ten-year anniversary of the death of JFK Jr. by declaring: "He was such an icon in the city [New York], and we're going to remember JFK Jr. a little bit later on this morning." In the later segment, Smith described Kennedy as "a paparazzi magnet" who was "crowned the sexiest man alive." Smith went on to exclaim: "Now ten…

Flashback: John John Was No 'Sun God,' Chappaquiddick Was a Kopechne T

July 16th, 2009 12:01 PM
As the media mark the tenth anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy Jr., it's worth recalling the overwrought coverage of ten years ago. Here is an op-ed by MRC's Brent Baker, originally published in Human Events on August 6, 1999 detailing the media elite's reaction to Kennedy's demise. The sudden death at too early an age of the only son of an assassinated President is certainly a major…

ABC Mourns Lost Presidential Talents of JFK Jr., ‘Prince of Camelot

July 16th, 2009 11:00 AM
ABC’s Chris Cuomo and Claire Shipman on Thursday marked the tenth anniversary of the death of "the prince of Camelot," John F. Kennedy Jr., lamenting the loss of such strong presidential talent. Reporter Claire Shipman mournfully proclaimed that JFK Jr.’s "very existence had somehow come to represent a critical link to our fairy tale past. And always, always the possibility of another chapter." […