Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Monday, CBS This Morning rushed to promote a recent commencement speech Michelle Obama made at Tuskegee University in Alabama.
Eight years after Barack Obama launched his presidential campaign, national media journalists have changed their tune and discovered an interest in experience and accomplishments in those running to occupy the Oval Office.
To wit, on Sunday’s Meet the Press, Ruth Marcus, the veteran Washington Post reporter turned columnist, dismissed Republican Carly Fiorina: “I don’t think we would be taking her seriously at all if she weren’t a woman.”
Bret Baier ended his show this past Monday with a clip the Tonight Show featured of President Obama, the previous Thursday, at an event with middle schoolers at a library in Washington, DC, to promote reading. Baier explained that “when the President began to ramble a bit, the moderator gave him what those of us on live TV know as ‘the hard wrap.’”
Appearing on Bill Maher’s HBO show Friday night, actor/comedian Bill Crystal delighted in recounting a phone call he supposedly received from the late Robin Williams on the day of Ronald Reagan’s funeral in 2004.
Crystal, now a star of FX’s The Comedians, impersonated Williams impersonating Reagan calling from Heaven and wondering why it was so hot.
Appearing on FBN's Cavuto Friday night, MRC President Brent Bozell argued that the news media are losing the trust of the American public because they've become more "marginalized" and "radicalized" during the Obama years, deliberately ignoring news "if it harms the narrative of the left."
[See NewsBusters for more.] Liberal actor Sean Astin appeared on Politicking With Larry King to talk about his "child"-like support for Hillary Clinton and a promise to support her "no matter what."Regarding Mrs.
[See NewsBusters for more.] NBC's Today show, Friday, was silent on David Cameron and the British Conservative Party sweeping to a surprise victory in Thursday's election. Perhaps the network's journalists don't want to be reminded of their botched predictions.
Read more at NewsBusters | MSNBC terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann insisted on tonight's Hardball program that Pam Gellar was dangerously close to committing "hate crimes" with her "draw Muhammad" events. Kohlmann also compared the Jewish co-founder of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) to the Nazis by way of invoking the Reichstag fire that the Nazis set as in February 1933 as a pretext to seizing power.