Senator Kyl To Hawley Over Facebook Audit: ‘Appreciate What We Did'

August 23rd, 2019 11:46 AM
The Facebook conservative audit conducted by former Republican senator Jon Kyl did very little to address concerns of censorship. The social media company only changed half a policy in response to the audit. Now Kyl is defending his work against criticism from the right.

Conservative Leaders Reject Facebook’s ‘Insulting’ Response to Bias

August 22nd, 2019 2:33 PM
On Thursday, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell and more than 20 conservative leaders released a statement rejecting Facebook’s “insulting” response to specific examples of bias. They declared, “No conservative leader or organization should accept this as a legitimate response to the undeniable issues we have raised.” The Media Research Center (MRC) also…

MRC’s Bozell: Facebook’s Response to Bias Claims Is ‘Insulting'

August 20th, 2019 3:45 PM
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued a statement on Tuesday regarding former Senator Jon Kyl’s interim report on Facebook’s anti-conservative bias.

Ed Schultz Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Help Kill Immigration Reform in

June 27th, 2012 12:48 AM
It really is pathetic that MSNBC is allowed to call itself a "news network." Adding to his long list of falsehoods spoken on the farce of a cable station that employs him, Ed Schultz on Tuesday dishonestly claimed Barack Obama didn't have a hand in killing immigration reform in 2007 (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Greta Van Susteren Slams Obama's Attack on Supreme Court: He's 'Just B

April 3rd, 2012 8:52 AM
Barack Obama took to the airwaves Monday speaking about the Supreme Court and ObamaCare as if he had never studied American history or constitutional law. Fox News's Greta Van Susteren took on the President later in the day saying, "He went to Harvard law school. Every person in law school hears Marbury versus Madison that says the function of the Supreme Court, its power includes…

GOP Senator Educates CNN Host: 'Your Job Is Not to Convince Me

November 21st, 2011 3:57 PM
When CNN's Carol Costello admitted to Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) her inability to convince him that Republicans on the super committee didn't raise enough tax revenue, he simply responded that "your job is not to convince me." In an interview during the bottom of the 8 a.m. hour, the senator had finished explaining how Republicans had proposed to get rid of tax loopholes.…

NBC's Gregory to Kyl: 'Real Deficit Hawk Republicans' Want Tax Hikes

November 21st, 2011 12:18 PM
While grilling Arizona Senator Jon Kyl on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, host David Gregory tried to bolster the argument for tax increases: "The Bush tax cuts...real deficit hawks, many of them happening to be Republicans....said let them all expire for everybody. For the rich, for the middle class. If you really want to get serious about the deficit, let the Bush tax cuts expire for…

More Unfair Bob Pear: New Republicans on Super Committee 'Among the Mo

August 12th, 2011 6:51 AM
On Tuesday, Times reporter Robert Pear couldn’t describe Nancy Pelosi and Henry Waxman as “liberal Democrats,” only as “influential Democrats.” In Thursday’s Times, Pear displayed no aversion to labeling conservatives named to the new “super committee” created in the debt-limit deal. Pear even found Democrats John Kerry (lifetime American…

CNN Lets Audible 'Bulls--t' Go Totally Unedited

April 17th, 2011 10:52 PM
Vulgarity sure seems to be more and more commonplace on cable these days. On CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, CNN not only let an audible "bulls--t" go totally unedited, but host Howard Kurtz didn't even acknowledge that it had occurred (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Anderson Cooper Fact-Checks Abortion Foes – But Not Planned Parentho

April 13th, 2011 5:48 PM
On last Friday and on this past Tuesday night, CNN's Anderson Cooper ran fact-checks against the claims of two anti-abortion members of Congress against Planned Parenthood – but did not bother to conduct similar fact checks on the claims of Planned Parenthood and its Democratic supporters. During his Tuesday segment of "Keeping Them Honest," Cooper countered the claims of…

Scarborough Says 'Judge Not' . . . Then Calls Kyl And DeMint 'Un-Chris

December 16th, 2010 6:50 AM
Update: Joe denies judging Kyl and DeMint.  See video after the jump. Call it an episode of Short Self-Attention Span Theater . . . Mere moments after citing Matthew 7's instruction to "judge not, that ye be not judged," Joe Scarborough judged Jon Kyl and Jim DeMint to be "un-Christlike." Scarborough's strange self-contradiction came in the course of…

Kyl Repeatedly Corrects Schieffer: No Tax ‘Cuts’ for Rich, Just Ex

December 5th, 2010 10:30 PM
On Sunday’s Face the Nation, Republican Senate whip Jon Kyl kept correcting host Bob Schieffer about how extending tax “rates,” not “cuts,” is what is being debated, leading Schieffer to conceded “I gotcha” and even prompted Schieffer to let Kyl fill in for him the correct term. Schieffer: “Are the votes there now in the Senate, in your opinion,…

Just Say No to START Treaty

November 20th, 2010 4:42 PM
While we focus our scrutiny on President Obama's domestic agenda nightmare, we'd best not take our eyes off another big ball: Obama's frantic effort to get the New START ratified during the Senate's lame-duck session. As usual, Obama is engaged in a full-court press, pretending that there is some urgency to formalizing this ill-conceived nuclear arms treaty with Russia, when…

NYT's David Brooks Shows Politico How to Write Washington Insiders Pie

November 2nd, 2010 8:45 AM
Politico's Mike Allen on Monday told Laura Ingraham the only way to do a piece about what Washington insiders are really thinking is to get anonymous opinions from unnamed sources unwilling to go on the record. Less than 24 hours later, New York Times columnist David Brooks showed Allen how wrong he is in an article about what Republicans are feeling heading into Tuesday's midterm…