MSNBC Panel Paints White Voters as Rejecting Democrats as 'Black Party

June 19th, 2012 7:06 AM
On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, as host Harris-Perry led a discussion of what the presidential candidates will need to do to appeal to white voters, panel member and CNBC contributor Keith Boykin asserted that Republicans have "carefully caricatured" the Democratic Party as the "party of black people," and suggested that Americans have been duped into…

Media Neglect: Populist Rage Aimed at Wall Street as Democrat-Controll

April 28th, 2010 1:19 PM
As congressional Democrats press on with their attempts to get financial legislation reform passed, a key component has been lacking from the debate: how to handle the government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae (NYSE:FNM) and Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE).  Although some Republican lawmakers have cried foul over the fact nothing has been included in a bill sponsored by Senate Banking Committee…

Unwillingness to Have Obama in Classroom Symptom of Why Schoolchildren

September 3rd, 2009 3:17 PM
Once again, one of the masters of the universe trotted out on MSNBC has discovered the cure to one of society's ills - more Obama. Daily Voice editor and CNBC contributor Keith Boykin waved off the reservations of some parents about President Barack Obama addressing their children in the classroom. Boykin appeared on MSNBC on Sept. 3 in a segment about the classroom controversy and added his…

Santelli Takes on Another Lefty Blaming the Right for Economic Hardshi

May 7th, 2009 7:46 PM
For whatever reason, CNBC keeps lining up challengers to take on its Chicago Mercantile Exchange floor reporter Rick Santelli over his self-reliance, pro-taxpayer persona - whether it's Steve Liesman, Arianna Huffington or this time, Keith Boykin - editor of The Daily Voice, a CNBC contributor and a BET TV host. ON CNBC's May 7 "The Call," Santelli took on Boykin in the program's…

Obama Victory Would Not Be License to Attack Business or Over-regulate

November 4th, 2008 10:41 PM
As election results rolled in, the hosts on CNBC's election coverage speculated what a win by Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama might mean. CNBC "Kudlow & Company" host Larry Kudlow warned Obama shouldn't misinterpret the election results to unleash an attack on vital parts of the economy. "My point is Obama can not go far to the left if he is winning states…

Dem Boykin: Palin 'Affirmative Action' Pick

August 29th, 2008 5:27 PM
Of all the criticisms an apparently panicky Dem party has heaped on Sarah Palin in the hours since her selection was announced, Keith Boykin [bio] has come up with perhaps the unseemliest.  The former aide to President Clinton has accused Palin of being an "affirmative action" pick.Boykin, a graduate of Dartmouth and Harvard Law, was debating the selection with Republican Joe Watkins at…

MSNBC's Hall Lets Boykin Claim Bush to Blame for

July 1st, 2008 5:53 PM
During the 11:00 a.m. hour of MSNBC’s News Live, host Tamron Hall discussed possible developments late in a presidential campaign such as an October surprise or a terrorist attack. After Republican strategist Cheri Jacobus claimed that Bush would be remembered for his leadership after 9/11, her Democratic counterpart Keith Boykin tried to insist that Bush was to blame: You know, I disagree…