Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's Fox and Friends on FNC, conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham asserted that former Obama administration Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner should have resigned when he was asked to lie about the role Social Security plays in the federal government's fiscal problems. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
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“I say the poll is ridiculous,” Bernard Goldberg declared on Monday’s O’Reilly Factor in doubting the accuracy of a survey in which 28 percent of journalists self-identified as Democrats and 50 percent claimed to be independents.
On Monday's CNN Newsroom, ESPN senior writer L.Z. Granderson compared those who decried Michael Sam's kiss with his boyfriend after he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams to a racist organization that lynched minorities: "Yes, some of the objection is part of the storyline, but we didn't celebrate the KKK during...the March on Washington."
Anchor Carol Costello praised Sam's "courage," and lamented that Americans haven't gone far enough in their support of the homosexual agenda:
Appearing as a guest on the Saturday edition of Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC, former NBC News man and New York Times columnist Bob Herbert asserted that Republicans are "hostile to the interests of African-Americans" and suggested that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul would not have a problem with a hotel or restaurant barring black customers from entering. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
In what many may see as a "pigs fly" moment, actor Richard Dreyfuss, long known for his involvement in leftist causes up to and including efforts to impeach George W. Bush, appeared on Mike Huckabee's weekend Fox News program to promote the importance of U.S. citizens knowing "our constitution or our history." Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski felt it inappropriate for her co-host Joe Scarborough to defend Senator Marco Rubio's opposition to sweeping climate change legislation. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
RNC Communications Director spoke to Newsmax's Steve Malzberg about the need for the GOP to stop allowing liberal journalists to pick the party's nominee for president in 2016. Instead, Spicer said that actual conservative journalists should moderate GOP debates.
CNN host Michael Smerconish did his best to minimize the Benghazi investigation during an appearance on ABC's This Week on Sunday, May 11. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) sat down with ABC's Jonathan Karl on ABC's This Week on Sunday May 11 and sharply criticized Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State.
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The syndicated news magazine show Inside Edition is marking its 25th anniversary and NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon put together some clips highlighting the show’s odd topic choices.
Chris Matthews mocked Republicans on the 9 May 2014 edition of Hardball over their hawkish stance on dealing with Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist group that recently kidnapped hundreds of girls. Matthews made a thinly-veiled racial attack on the GOP during a panel discussion on the terrorist organization: "By the way, when did the Republican Party take this keen interest in Africa? I may have missed that one."
Guest Michelle Bernard, who is of Jamaican decent, quickly followed the MSNBC host with a more overt racially-based jab at Republicans:
[For more, see video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] On Thursday, CBS's Nancy Cordes featured Democrats such as Congressman Gerry Connolly to deride the Benghazi investigation. He complained, "For political reasons, to keep the base fired up between now and the midterm elections."