It Didn’t Start With Trump: Remember This Early Press Lie About GOP?
A look-back in media history. 1952. The question from a reporter to the candidate was this: “Senator, what is this ‘fund’ we hear about? There is a rumor to the effect that you have a supplementary salary of $20,000 a year, contributed by a hundred California businessmen. What about it?”
NBC ‘Historian’ Suggests Police Wanted Violence, Trump Will Use Nukes
Just past midnight Thursday after one of the more surreal days in U.S. history, NBC News presidential historian Michael Beschloss all but donned a tinfoil hat on MSNBC to offer some utterly unhinged conspiracy theories, all cheered by 11th Hour host Lyin’ Brian Williams. Over the course of 11 and a half minutes, Beschloss suggested U.S. Capitol Police wanted and ensured violence took…
CNN Frets Trump Promising 'Law and Order' Like Nixon
On Sunday's The Situation Room on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer gave a forum to CNN contributor John Dean to trash President Donald Trump over his reaction to recent protests and riots by left-wing activists. The former aide to President Richard Nixon who has been a perennial critic of Republicans in the decades since he left the White House invoked complaints by liberals about Nixon…
MSNBC's Joy Reid Organizes Smear Segment: Reaganism Equals Racism
On Tuesday's The ReidOut, MSNBC host Joy Reid was joined by contributors Anand Giridharadas and Kurt Bardella as the three trashed Republicans for trying to restrain government spending as the three all went along with the premise that Republicans do so in part out of a lack of concern for minorities.
Al 'Tawana Brawley' Sharpton Ties Trump's 'Law and Order' to Racism
On Saturday's PoliticsNation show, MSNBC host Al Sharpton griped about President Donald Trump and former President Richard Nixon promising "law and order" in their presidential campaigns as the MSNBC host alluded to the liberal trope that it is racist to promise to fight crime. Sharpton accused both Trump and Nixon of wronging "peaceful" protesters by accusing them of violence even…
MSNBC's Biden Backers Demand Voters End Trump's 'Reign of Terror'
On Sunday afternoon's MSNBC Live with Alex Witt, MSNBC contributor and liberal historian Jon Meacham conflated segregationist Democrat George Wallace with non-segregationist Republican conservatives like Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater. After Meacham encouraged viewers to vote against President Trump's "reign of terror" in November, MSNBC Republican Michael Steele…
CNN's King: 'Trump Sometimes Sounds Like a Wallace or Nixon'
On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, host John King discussed with Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer how President Trump and current protest movements fit into the idea that politics is like a pendulum. According to King, President Trump could be compared to the former segregationist George Wallace, who himself was once a beneficiary of the pendulum effect, "This president…
Amanpour Sees 'Undercover Assault' on 'Clean Air' by Trump
Gross Michelle Wolf: Trump Gets ‘Sweet Oral Satisfaction’ From Media
MSNBC on Coronavirus Response: At Least 'We Trusted Richard Nixon'
The media's urge to say that everything is worse than Richard Nixon and Watergate reached peaked absurdity on Friday as Andrea Mitchell Reports guest host Geoff Bennett and former assistant Watergate special prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks discussed the current administration's "credibility gap" on the coronavirus.