Hunter Biden, son of former Vice President Joe Biden, is a 49 year adult man and is a public figure in his own right, but if you were to listen to MSNBC Live guest host Chris Jansing on Friday you think the younger Biden decided to live a private life away from the spotlight and was not currently in the midst of his own scandal.
On Tuesday's Morning Joe show on MSNBC, regular panel members invited a liberal activist to bash the Trump administration over the treatment of illegal immigrants at the border. The group was even true to form as an MSNBC panel by excluding any questions or commentary from a right-leaning perspective in spite of having one contributor who actually had a conservative history prior to joining the liberal news network.
On Monday's MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle, viewers got to see another case which demonstrates that the purpose of a Republican or right-leaning MSNBC contributor is to avoid disagreeing too aggressively with the more stridently liberal commentators as contributor and former Ted Cruz aide Rick Tyler failed to counter claims that Judge Brett Kavanaugh has "radical" views on abortion and gun rights.
During the past several days, people in the “mainstream media” have taken advantage of every opportunity to criticize President Donald Trump, his staff, or even people in his family. The latest example of this tactic came on Wednesday's edition of Morning Joe on MSNBC, when co-host Mika Brzezinski declared that White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway would never be a guest on the program “as long as I'm on it” because “I don't believe in 'fake news' for information that is not true. Every time I've ever seen her on television, something's askew, off or incorrect.”
It’s been 273 days since Hillary Clinton last held a press conference and even some on MSNBC are starting to lose patience with Clinton’s antics that even-keeled legal correspondent Ari Melber flipped out during Thursday’s Hardball on EMILY’s List president Stephanie Schriock for the shameless talking point that Clinton “talk[s] to the press all the time.”
MSNBC national correspondent Joy Reid was a panelist in the final hour of the network’s New York primary coverage in the midnight eastern hour Wednesday and astonishingly tried to claim that Hillary Clinton has had to “run essentially for the last 20 years against” the media’s “tide” of negative coverage.
MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews was nearing the end of a long day’s coverage in Wisconsin covering the Badger State’s presidential primary results when he admitted to former Ted Cruz adviser Rick Tyler that he doesn’t understand the appeal of Cruz because he’s spent “the last 47 years” in the Washington D.C. area. Coming off a commercial break as the clock grew closer to 1:00 a.m. Eastern, Matthews relayed that he “lived in Washington for the last 47 years” and therefore “I don’t get the Cruz thing.”
Carol Costello was true to her liberal form on Wednesday's CNN Newsroom during a segment with Rick Tyler, Senator Ted Cruz's campaign spokesman. Costello asserted that "Ben Carson didn't exactly give riveting answers" during the latest GOP presidential debate, and asked, "Why did no one challenge him on that?" She also wondered, "Is it too politically dangerous to attack Ben Carson, or to even challenge him on things that he says that don't make sense?"
When MSNBC's Martin Bashir invited Rick Tyler on his program Friday to discuss Mitt Romney being a "bully," he must have expected the former Newt Gingrich campaign adviser would play right along with the profile depicted in the Washington Post's hit piece about the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
Quite the contrary, Tyler didn't take the bait and instead turned the tables on his host saying, "I would consider things like Barack Obama bullying the Supreme Court, bullying the EPA, bullying hundreds of property owners and business owners, bullying donors to the Romney campaign. That’s what bullying is" (video follows with transcript and commentary):