Press Defines 'Joke' As Anything That Insults, Threatens a Republican
November 11th, 2015 11:39 PM
Just as a reality check, I asked a friend today what his reaction would be if I said with a sincere-sounding voice that he makes me want to strangle him. He said, "Almost sounds like a threat." I said, "No, it was supposed to be a joke." He said, "No it's not."
I also asked another person what her reaction would be if I earnestly called her "demented.…
NewsBusted: Clueless Joe Biden Confused Yet Again
October 1st, 2015 3:35 PM
"Pope Francis also visited the White House last week. But his Holiness was confused by Vice President Biden, who congratulated the Pope on the Cardinals having the best record in the league."
Walker Didn’t Appeal to GOP’s ‘Increasingly Disreputable Base’
September 23rd, 2015 10:13 PM
A few months ago, many liberals, including much of the bloggerati, were afraid that Walker had a good chance to win not only the Republican presidential nomination but also the presidency. Now that Walker’s out of the GOP race, several lefty pundits have weighed in on why.
NYT Flips Off Walker as He Leaves Race: Made 'Tacit Racial Appeals'
September 23rd, 2015 9:35 PM
Jason Horowitz, one of the New York Times more colorful reporters, gave Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker a gleeful finger upon his departure from the Republican presidential race, suggesting Walker has advanced his career on racist appeals in "Dismal Finish Is a Fitting Result, Old Foes Say." Horowitz wrote on Tuesday: "Old political adversaries of Mr. Walker greeted his dour denouement…
Schultz Celebrates ‘Freaking Loser’ Walker's Exit; 'I Feel Vindicated'
September 22nd, 2015 6:21 PM
Reduced to a daily podcast after his MSNBC show was cancelled in July, liberal Ed Schultz spent the first minute and a half of his Tuesday podcast basking in the departure of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from the 2016 Republican field and slamming Walker as “a freaking loser” and “embarrassment” who lacks “the academic credentials or the intelligence to be…
CBS Only Footnotes Scott Walker’s Departure from 2016 GOP Field
September 22nd, 2015 1:40 AM
On Monday, ABC’s World News Tonight and the CBS Evening News failed to devote a full story to Republican Governor Scott Walker (Wisc.) dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign with the latter only giving Walker a combined 57 seconds at the beginning and end of a report on Ben Carson’s comments about a hypothetical president who was Muslim.
Dem Rep: Walker to 'Tighten the Noose' on Black People? Nets Yawn
August 25th, 2015 4:50 PM
According to a new Media Research Center report, the three networks are minimizing every Republican presidential candidate not named Donald Trump. In addition to ignoring policy proposals from Republicans such as Scott Walker, ABC, NBC and CBS are avoiding raising any questions about extremely harsh attacks. Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Wisconsin said this of Walker: "[Walker was]…
Blogger: On Health Care, GOPers Just 'Acting' Like They Care
August 20th, 2015 10:48 AM
It’s a matter of political record that since at least 2009, Republicans have talked at length about health-care reform, especially alternatives to Obamacare. Apparently almost all of them were, as Jon Lovitz’s Master Thespian would put it, “Acting!” That’s essentially what The Week's Paul Waldman alleged in a Wednesday post.
“Republicans have faced a real…
ABC Rediscovers Clinton E-Mail Scandal as NBC Notes Walker's Hecklers
August 17th, 2015 8:49 PM
After having ignored Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal since Saturday night, ABC emerged out of the wilderness during Monday’s World News Tonight to again cover the latest development while CBS and NBC went in the opposite direction Monday evening and ignored the story following three minutes of airtime on their Monday morning newscasts. On NBC, Katy Tur made sure to mention to viewers…
MSNBC's Sharpton: Racial Clashes Usually ‘Sparked by Police Violence’
August 13th, 2015 7:35 PM
While a guest on Wednesday's edition of Tom Joyner's morning radio show, Al Sharpton -- the host of the PoliticsNation weekday program on the liberal MSNBC cable television channel – used the opportunity to declare that most instances of race-related violence during the past 50 years have been “sparked by police violence.”
The civil rights activist also stated that he…
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Calls Scott Walker A 'Bad Socialist'
August 12th, 2015 12:14 PM
In his MSNBC show The Last Word Tuesday evening, Lawrence O’Donnell dedicated a segment to describing his opinion of what “good and bad socialism” looks like. Naturally his example of “good” socialism included the man and policies Bernie Sanders. It also included a 6 year old cover from Newsweek magazine that proclaimed “We Are All Socialists now,” which…
Lefty Columnist: ‘F**k-You Republicans’ Taking Over GOP
August 9th, 2015 11:45 AM
For close to a hundred and fifty years, the elephant has represented the Republican party, but The American Prospect’s Meyerson suggests that these days, a more fitting choice for the GOP’s symbol would be an extended middle finger.
In his analysis of Thursday’s prime-time presidential debate, Meyerson, who also writes a weekly column for The Washington Post, identified several…
CBS’s O’Donnell Repeatedly Badgers Scott Walker to Condemn Trump
August 7th, 2015 8:39 AM
During an interview with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker after the first GOP presidential debate, CBS This Morning’s Norah O’Donnell repeatedly badgered the Republican over Donald Trump’s performance during Thursday night’s debate.
Matthews Whines About Cruz's 'Machine Gun Bacon' Video
August 4th, 2015 9:32 PM
MSNBC host Chris Matthews kicked off his roundtable segment on Tuesday's Hardball by denouncing Ted Cruz's amusing "machine gun bacon" video for conservative media outlet IJReview.com. Unfortunately for Matthews, no one else on his panel was as stuck in the mud, agreeing among themselves it was a clever viral video to put out in the midst of a crowded primary campaign.