Ronan Farrow Relates US Immigration Crisis To Jewish People Fleeing Hi
July 9th, 2014 10:05 AM
Ronan Farrow devoted a significant portion of his July 9 show to attempting to coopt the storied heroism of Raoul Wallenberg to spin the Mexican border crisis. The MSNBC host invited the US Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski and Swedish Ambassador to the US Bjorn Lyrvall onto Ronan Farrow Daily to discuss the accomplishments of the Swedish humanitarian who saved thousands of Jewish lives…
Poll: MSNBC Least Trusted TV News Source, Fox News Most Trusted
June 10th, 2014 9:28 PM
Most surveys regarding cable news channels focus on ratings and the opinions of their viewers. However, a recent poll conducted by the Brookings and Public Religion Research Institute sought the views of all Americans toward all news sources in the nation.
A mere 5 percent of the respondents called the left-wing MSNBC cable channel their “most trusted” TV news outlet. On the other end of the…
MSNBC Blames Republicans for 'Swiftboating' Bergdahl
June 4th, 2014 2:30 PM
It did not take long for MSNBC to begin blaming the right-wing “anti-Obama machine” for the backlash against the Bergdahl prisoner swap. Intent on ignoring their own poll in which 65% of respondents didn’t support Obama’s decision to make the exchange, the June 3 edition of The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell went above and beyond in criticizing Republicans for “swiftboating” Bergdahl…
MSNBC Panel Uses Santa Barbara Shooting to Bash NRA, Push 'War on Wome
May 27th, 2014 6:25 PM
Elliot Rodger's spree shooting this weekend has given MSNBC an opening to flog two of its favorite pet causes – restricting gun rights and waging combat against the so-called war on women. Weekend anchors Alex Witt and Melissa Harris-Perry, to their credit, downplayed those two issues while discussing the tragedy on their respective Sunday shows.
But it was former DNC spokeswoman Karen…
On MSNBC, Ex-NYTimes Writer Bob Herbert Slams GOP As 'Hostile to the I
May 11th, 2014 3:39 PM
Appearing as a guest on the Saturday edition of Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC, former NBC News man and New York Times columnist Bob Herbert asserted that Republicans are "hostile to the interests of African-Americans" and suggested that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul would not have a problem with a hotel or restaurant barring black customers from entering.
Herbert's comments came during a…
MSNBC's Finney Sees Race-Neutral Admissions As 'Trampling on the Right
April 26th, 2014 9:30 PM
On the Saturday, April 26, Disrupt show, MSNBC host Karen Finney divulged her counterintuitive view that a race-neutral policy on college admissions would constitute "trampling on the rights of the minority" as she fretted over what she called a "disturbing" Supreme Court ruling that allows states to ban the use of race as a factor in admissions. [See video below.]
MSNBC Panel Slams GOP Governors Where ObamaCare 'Isn't Going Very Well
April 19th, 2014 11:37 PM
On the Saturday, April 19, Disrupt, as MSNBC's Karen Finney hosted a discussion of ObamaCare noting that President Obama has started encouraging Democrats to brag about the program, guest Dana Milbank of the Washington Post blamed Republican governors for hurting Democratic Senators in red states as he charged that in some states "ObamaCare isn't going very well because of those Republican…
MSNBC Panel Members Find 'Disturbing Level' of Gay Rights Interest in
April 19th, 2014 4:27 PM
On the Friday, April 18, All In show, during a discussion of the firing of former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich for simply donating to a political campaign opposing same-sex marriage, guest Richard Kim of the far left The Nation magazine intoned that he found it "disturbing" that gay activist friends of his have expressed interest in "targeting" more people who have made similar donations, and who…
MSNBC's Finney Tries to Link Pro-Life to Not 'Trusting' Women to Have
January 23rd, 2014 4:23 PM
Appearing as a guest on the Wednesday, January 22, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC's Karen Finney grasped at straws to try to link opposition to abortion to the possibility of not trusting women to hold various professional roles in business or politics.
During a discussion of Republicans who have embraced this year's annual March for Life, Finney jumped in:
MSNBC's Alter-nate Reality: Network Contributor Dishonestly Claims The
January 14th, 2014 4:48 PM
We at NewsBusters have demonstrated over the years that the liberal media are all too eager to flog Republican scandals to death while ignoring or downplaying Democratic scandals. MSNBC contributor Jonathan Alter provided a case study of that bias during an appearance on Sunday’s episode of Disrupt with Karen Finney.
While discussing Chris Christie’s bridge controversy, Alter brought up the…
MSNBC's Karen Finney Dismisses Fears About Documented ObamaCare Securi
January 7th, 2014 5:50 PM
Healthcare.gov may be riddled with security flaws, but MSNBC’s Karen Finney doesn’t want to let that tarnish the liberal dream that is ObamaCare.
On Sunday’s Disrupt with Karen Finney, the host mocked House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s recently revealed memo detailing the House GOP’s goals for the beginning of this year. Noting that ObamaCare website security was Cantor’s top priority, the…
Bill O'Reilly Catches Sharpton In Another Deceptive Video Edit: 'They
December 10th, 2013 9:01 PM
Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday again exposed MSNBC’s Al Sharpton for deceptively editing a video, this time to make it appear the Factor host was disparaging Nelson Mandela within hours of his death.
“Sharpton uses the occasion of Nelson Mandela's death to dishonestly attack people he doesn't like,” said O’Reilly. “They don't come lower” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
MSNBC: Tea Party 'Reckless with People's Lives,' GOP 'Can't Win on Jus
December 10th, 2013 6:09 PM
On Monday's All In on MSNBC, during a discussion of whether the Tea Party has helped conservatism, host Chris Hayes accused the Tea Party of being "reckless" in several ways, including "with people's lives," as he contrasted the GOP and Democratic bases, while MSNBC's Karen Finney asserted that GOPers only agree on "how much they hate Barack Obama."
Hayes began the discussion as he posed:
MSNBC's Finney Compares GOP 'Separating' and 'Dividing' People to 'Apa
December 9th, 2013 2:11 PM
On Friday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC's Karen Finney accused Republicans of practicing their own form of "apartheid" by "separating people and dividing people" as she and host Al Sharpton discussed comments some right-leaning public figures have made in the aftermath of Nelson Mandela's passing.
Referring to former Senator Rick Santorum comparing Mandela fighting against the oppresssion of…