Behar Baits Biden to Bash Trump on 'The View'
January 13th, 2017 1:53 PM
Friday’s special guest on ABC’s The View was Vice President Joe Biden. Like ABC does with every Democrat guest, instead of asking critical questions, the panel split half their commentary into praising Biden and the other half into baiting him to slam Republicans. Host Joy Behar was the most frequent instigator though fellow host Whoopi Goldberg tried three times to get Biden to agree…
CNN: Hillary Is a ‘Calm, Steadying Force’; Some Criticism ‘Not Fair'
August 25th, 2015 7:04 AM
Amid the growing rumors on Monday night surrounding a possible presidential run by Vice President Joe Biden, CNN’s AC360 couldn’t help but still mention Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton with chief national correspondent John King ruling that some criticism of Clinton “isn’t quite probably not fair” while David Gergen touted her as “a calm, steadying…
NBC Oozes: Biden Rumors Have ‘Electrified the Political World’
August 24th, 2015 9:38 PM
NBC Nightly News continued on Monday to sing the accolades of Vice President Joe Biden amid rumors of a possible 2016 presidential run, declaring that he’s “electrified the political world” as he met with “liberal icon Elizabeth Warren,” while ABC’s World News Tonight ignored declared candidate Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal. NBC's Peter Alexander…
Nets Duck Biden Getting Awkwardly Close to Defense Secretary's Wife
February 18th, 2015 2:00 AM
During the swearing-in ceremony of new Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden grasped the shoulders of and whispered something to Carter’s wife, Stephanie, in what made for the latest awkward Biden gaffe and predictably spread on social media throughout the remainder of the day. The Tuesday evening newscasts, however, ignored the embarrassment.
Biden Refers to Ex-Iowa Rep as His ‘Old Butt Buddy'; Networks Ignore
February 12th, 2015 8:46 PM
Speaking at Drake University in Iowa on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden was running through a list of dignitaries that were there for his remarks and referred to former Iowa Democratic Representative Neal Smith as his “old butt buddy” and told Smith that “I miss you man.” On Thursday night, the major networks ignored the story and didn’t…
ABC, CBS Tag Team to Barely Cover Obama’s Absence From Paris March
January 12th, 2015 10:34 PM
On Monday, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir and the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley did their best to move on from the Obama administration’s decision to not have President Obama, Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, or Attorney General Eric Holder attend the march against Islamic terrorism in Paris on Sunday that drew well over one million people. …
CNN’s Cuomo on Biden After Gaffe: ‘I Still Love Biden For What He Is'
October 3rd, 2014 3:49 PM
At the conclusion of the 6:30 a.m. news briefing during Friday’s New Day on CNN, substitute news reader John Berman played video of Vice President Joe Biden jokingly asking Harvard University’s student body vice president if he finds his job “a b****” after the student introduced himself to ask a question.
Following the video and Berman iterating that…
MRC Calls on Media to Spotlight Biden's Numerous Gaffes on Eve of Conv
September 4th, 2012 5:05 PM
For decades the liberal media have enjoyed poking fun at conservative politicians for their public gaffes, real or imagined. Dan Quayle, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, Sarah Palin -- these are just a few of the many conservatives parodied by the press. Vice-President Joe Biden is set to address the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening. There will be many interviews conducted with him…
FNC Cites MRC Study on Media Hitting Akin More Than Biden
August 27th, 2012 7:10 AM
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, as the panel discussed the substantial attention the media devoted to Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's claim that forcible rape victims rarely become pregnant as opposed to Vice President Joe Biden's "chains" gaffe, two recent studies by the Media Research Center -- parent organization to NewsBusters -- were cited. Host Jon Scott cited…
NBC's Todd Dismisses Giuliani's Criticism of Biden Gaffes as 'Personal
August 19th, 2012 2:05 PM
On Sunday's Meet the Press on NBC, after host David Gregory played a clip of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani criticizing Vice President Joe Biden's recent gaffes, and the media's double standard in giving so little attention such moments, correspondent Chuck Todd dismissed Giuliani's criticisms as part of a "personal vendetta" because Biden had lambasted…
FNC's Powers Sees 'Glaring' Media 'Double Standard' on Biden Gaffes
August 19th, 2012 5:32 AM
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, as the group discussed the media's tepid attention to Vice President Joe Biden's "chains" gaffe, panel member and left-leaning FNC analyst Kirsten Powers asserted that "There is a glaring media standard, no question about it."
After noting that there was a similar double standard in Biden and Sarah Palin's treatment during the…
On PBS, Liberal Columnists Slam Biden for 'Chains' Gaffe
August 18th, 2012 12:13 AM
On Friday's Inside Washington on PBS, regular panel member and liberal Washington Post columnist Colby King admitted that it "bothers" him that Vice President Joe Biden felt the need to "resort to colloquialisms to talk to African-Americans," referring to the Vice President's "chains" gaffe in Danville, Virginia.
After host Gordon Peterson asked, "…
Giuliani Calls Out Media Double Standard on Biden Gaffes
August 15th, 2012 11:19 PM
On Wednesday's Piers Morgan Tonight, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani complained that the media pay so little attention to Joseph Biden when the Democratic Vice President perpetrates a gaffe while pouncing on gaffes by Republican politicians.
CBS Uniquely Notes Racial Tinge of Biden's 'Chains' Gaffe
August 15th, 2012 1:35 AM
As the broadcast network evening newscasts on Tuesday gave attention to Vice-President Joseph Biden asserting that Mitt Romney, by "unchaining" Wall Street would effectively "put y'all back in chains," only CBS's Bob Schieffer informed viewers that about half the audience in Danville, Virginia, was African-American, thus suggesting the Vice-President was making an…