FLASHBACK: Media Blamed GOP ‘Hard Right’ After Boehner’s Exit, Too

October 7th, 2023 8:42 AM

Since Tuesday’s ouster of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, journalists have slammed House Republicans as radicals and extremists. If it sounds familiar, it’s because that’s exactly what viewers heard after Republican Speaker John Boehner stepped down eight years ago.


ABC's Karl Cries About Hunter Investigation, Claims GOP Likes Chaos

November 20th, 2022 11:15 AM

After spending the past year cheering on Congressional Democrats in their seemingly never ending quest to investigate former President Donald Trump and his actions on and leading up to the January 6 riots, including the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate and presumably prosecute Trump, suddenly investigations and oversight are bad since it’s the GOP’s turn to conduct them. 


Obnoxious Jim Acosta Berates ‘Bullsh** Factory’ Fox News, 'Zombie' GOP

May 28th, 2021 11:54 AM

CNN anchor Jim Acosta hasn’t checked his pompous attitude at the door since leaving his role as White House correspondent. This morning on New Day, Acosta came on seemingly for the sole purpose of trashing Trump supporters, the Republican party and CNN’s competitor Fox News as brainless extremists. 

NYT Uses Ryan to Rage Against ‘Ultraconservative...Outrage Machine'

December 21st, 2018 2:37 PM
New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis delivered a not-particularly friendly farewell to House Speaker and former vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan of Wisconsin on Thursday. The story is notable for ideological labeling that’s severely slanted even for a Times story, with the prefix “ultra” dropped on Republicans no less than three times in this one report.

Colbert Offers to Circumcise Paul Ryan: 'You Love Cuts for the 1%!'

August 2nd, 2018 10:18 AM
Proving he really has nothing nice to say about anyone on the right, Late Show host Stephen Colbert attacked Speaker of the House Paul Ryan after discovering Ryan was part Jewish on the PBS show, “Finding Your Roots.” Colbert attacked Ryan in a gross and petty segment on August 1 show, crassly offering to circumcise the Republican on-air.

Vile: Seth Rogen Insults Paul Ryan in Front of His Kids

June 30th, 2018 1:30 PM
Children are now firmly in play for Hollywood’s “resistance.” Seth Rogen, the pot-friendly star of hits like Sausage Party and the Neighbors franchise, faced a conundrum recently after posing for pictures with a pair of teen fans. The actor happily took those snaps, but he recoiled when the children’s father joined the fray.

Hoover Relaunches Buckley’s Firing Line By Accusing GOP of Racism

June 25th, 2018 5:08 PM
Providing yet another reason to defund public broadcasting, PBS has tapped liberal Republican and CNN political commentator Margaret Hoover to relaunch conservative icon William F. Buckley’s legendary public affairs program Firing Line. As Hoover appeared Monday on ABC’s Good Morning America to promote the new show, co-host George Stephanopoulos teed up a clip of her grilling House Speaker Paul…

Samantha Bee Has A LOT to Apologize For

May 31st, 2018 5:19 PM
Samantha Bee was forced to apologize for her disgusting attack on Ivanka Trump today, but this isn’t the first time she’s had to apologize for an offensive or stupid remark. There was that time, in 2017, when she attacked a CPAC attendee for having “Nazi hair.” Bee later apologized to the attendee, Kyle Coddington, because it turned out he had stage 4 brain cancer. Of course there are many, many…

CNN Gives Cecile Richards Forum to Brag About Planned Parenthood

May 1st, 2018 11:27 AM
On Tuesday's New Day, CNN host Alisyn Camerota gave former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards a forum to brag about the pro-abortion group's success in pushing its agenda into ObamaCare, and to complain about those who wish to end taxpayer funding of the prominent abortion provider. She also gushed over her liberal guest's "legendary" mother, former Democratic Governor Ann Richards, and…

Samantha Bee Slams 'F--king Horrible' 'F--king Coward' Paul Ryan

April 19th, 2018 8:33 AM
On Wednesday's Full Frontal show on TBS, liberal comedian Samantha Bee tore into House Speaker Paul Ryan during the show's opening monologue, calling him "f---ing horrible," a "f---ing coward," and declaring that "he has always been a bad person" in response to the Wisconsin Republican announcing his retirement.

AP Repeats Discredited Claim Scalise Was Speaker for White Racists

April 13th, 2018 9:15 AM
In the aftermath of House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he will retire from Congress, amid the speculation about who might replace him as top Republican in the House, the Washington Post ran an AP story by Alan Fram which repeats the debunked claims that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was a speaker for a David Duke-founded white supremacist group without even acknowledging any of the…

MSNBC: Ryan Not Quitting Over Trump A 'Stain' on His Reputation

April 12th, 2018 12:17 PM
Appearing on MSNBC Live With Stephanie Ruhle Thursday morning, faux conservative New York Times Columnist Bret Stephens ranted that House Speaker Paul Ryan’s refusal to resign in protest after Donald Trump’s election in 2016 “is going to be a stain on his political reputation forever.”

CBS’s King to Ryan: I Feel Sad as You ‘Exclude’ Women and Minorities

April 12th, 2018 12:00 PM
CBS This Morning’s Gayle King on Thursday complained to Paul Ryan that he made her and other minorities feel “excluded” during his time as Speaker under Donald Trump. The co-host also slimed the Republican about “compromising” his  personal integrity. King’s aggressive questioning is quite the contrast to her fawning interview with liberal Congressman Joe Kennedy III on Sunday. There, she hailed…

O'Donnell: Paul Ryan Worst, Least Effective Speaker in History

April 12th, 2018 12:16 AM
MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has a reputation as a liberal bomb thrower (and hater of hammering). And during Wednesday’s edition of The Last Word, he had his claws out for House Speaker Paul Ryan who earlier that day announced he was retiring. According to the MSNBC host, Ryan was a worse speaker than pedophile Dennis Hastert and the pre-Civil War speakers who owned slaves; all because “they were…