CNN Panel Explodes as Guest Brings Up Brazile Firing; Baldwin Deflects
November 1st, 2016 3:38 PM
With CNN personalities continuing to ignore the big media story surrounding the axing of political commentator and interim DNC chair Donna Brazile, two on-air guests took matters into their own hands on Tuesday by mentioning it to the chagrin of the hosts with one resulting in verbal fireworks.
CNN Shows They’re Over the Moon for Hillary’s ‘Watershed Moment’
June 7th, 2016 9:15 PM
While the sun still had to fully set, CNN wasn’t shy in being completely over the moon for Hillary Clinton as they dubbed her the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and first woman to hold the title as “a watershed moment of the 2016 presidential race and in the history of American politics.”
Jeffrey Lord Schools Former Philly Mayor on Origin of Housing Collapse
May 25th, 2016 12:34 AM
NewsBusters contributor Jeffrey Lord laid out the facts about the origin of the housing market collapse of 2008, on CNN’s America’s Choice 2016 primary coverage Tuesday night. “You've got people out there saying that the Clinton housing policy helped cause the housing crisis in the first place,” Lord stated, after being asked if it was smart for Hillary Clinton to…
CNN’s Jones, Nutter: Hillary Was ‘Listening’ to Voters in N.H. Speech
February 9th, 2016 10:30 PM
Commenting on Hillary Clinton’s concession speech to Bernie Sanders Tuesday night as the New Hampshire primary results came in, CNN panelists Van Jones and former Democratic Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter ruled that Clinton was “learning,” “listening” and putting out a “very important” “message” despite her loss and narrow Iowa win.
CNN Analyst Slams Hillary Critics as Sexist, Hits 'Gender Bias'
February 2nd, 2016 1:14 PM
Predictably, CNN on Monday night featured the cry of sexism in reaction to Hillary Clinton’s virtual tie with an elderly socialist senator. After long-time CNN veteran David Gergen called Clinton “angry” in her speech, the cable channel went to former Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter to complain, “Let us not slip into some gender bias here. A man raises his voice, he'…
CNN Spotlights, Then Presses Philly Mayor Over 'A**hole' Jab at Trump
December 10th, 2015 7:36 PM
CNN did a 180 in its coverage of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter attacking Donald Trump as an "asshole" on Tuesday over the presidential candidate's controversial proposal to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. On Tuesday's OutFront, Erin Burnett spotlighted how the Democratic mayor "spoke out" against Trump with his crass term Burnett's program ran the soundbite…
Another Day, Another All-Liberal Lineup at Morning Joe
April 9th, 2013 11:42 AM
On a day largely devoted to remembering Margaret Thatcher, one of the 20th century's greatest conservatives, would it really have been too much for Morning Joe to have had on at least one conservative guest to discuss her legacy? Apparently, yes.
Morning Joe's lineup of political guests today leaned 100% left: Jon Meacham, Al Hunt, Cokie Roberts, Sen. Tim Kaine, former Obama…
CNN Shoves Gun Control Into Spotlight After Obama Says Politics Can Wa
July 20th, 2012 5:19 PM
On a day where politics was supposed to take a back seat to "prayer and reflection" in the wake of a deadly Colorado shooting, CNN let liberal mayors drive the debate about gun control on Friday afternoon.
"[W]hy hasn't your party, the Democratic party done more to legislate guns?" anchor Brooke Baldwin pressed Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. CNN also played a clip…
WashPost's Henderson, Rucker Pass Off Political Activist As Mere Elder
May 25th, 2012 5:00 PM
In a May 25 front-page story headlined "Romney's outreach meets hostile reception," Washington Post staff writers Nia-Malika Henderson and Philip Rucker passed off a political activist by the name of Madaline G. Dunn as simply being a 78-year-old "protester" who has lived in West Philadelphia for 50 years and was "personally offended" by the fact that "…
CNN's Morgan Was 'Absolutely Thrilled' When Obama Pledged to Close Gua
May 25th, 2012 3:29 AM
On Thursday's Piers Morgan Tonight, during an interview with Obama supporter and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, host Piers Morgan declared that he was "absolutely thrilled" when President Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay, and showed disappointment that Obama "broke that promise."
Fired Philly School Boss With $905K Buyout Applies For Unemployment
November 29th, 2011 7:28 PM
A story generating a lot of discussion today concerns how former Philadelphia Schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, who is receiving $905,000 in severance, has applied for unemployment benefits, and has been promised that the school district will not contest her claim.
Not so fast, people. I searched Google and Google News briefly, and found an interesting aspect of the situation which no…
For Second Day in a Row, Mitchell Pitches for Gun Control: 'Somebody's
February 3rd, 2011 2:12 PM
Andrea Mitchell, for a second day in a row, pushed for more gun control on her MSNBC show as she encouraged Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, "You and Mike Bloomberg...have all been yelling and screaming," about more restrictive anti-gun measures, "Somebody's got to listen in Washington." Initially invited on Thursday's Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss the Obama…
Dem to 'Lefty' Chris Matthews: 'You Should Run for Office
December 8th, 2009 5:50 PM
Inspired by Chris Matthews complaining about all the money spent on defense, instead of upgrading America's rail system, Michigan Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm endorsed the MSNBC host, on Tuesday's Hardball as she exclaimed: "You should run for office!" During a discussion about how federal money should be spent on essentially make-work jobs, Matthews cited his own children's…