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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews’ disdain for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and his decision to sue President Obama reached a fever pitch on his Hardball program. Speaking on Monday, July 7, Matthews proclaimed that Speaker Boehner’s lawsuit "is the kind of Micky Mouse that goes on in third world countries before they have a coup because people were just sick of it." Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.

 



It seems as though MSNBC is back on its anti-voter ID drumbeat as a legal challenge to North Carolina’s new voting laws goes before a judge this week. On Monday, July 7, MSNBC host Alex Wagner expressed her outrage over the new law on her Now w/ Alex Wagner program by suggesting that some liberal opponents consider North Carolina’s voter id laws to be "the new Jim Crow." Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. 

 



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[For more, see NewsBusters.] CBS journalists over the weekend were thrilled at the possibility that Hillary Clinton might be John McCain's "favorite Democrat." Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer on Sunday talked to the Arizona senator and enthused, "Hillary Clinton has said that you are her favorite Republican and I just want to ask you is she your favorite Democrat?" On Monday, CBS This Morning replayed the question and included a graphic t



CBS Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer attempted to create controversy within the Republican Party over the subject of immigration reform during a joint interview with Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsay Graham (R-SC). Appearing on Sunday, July 6, Schieffer lamented that an immigration bill hadn’t passed Congress and asked his Republican guests “how do you feel about being members of a body that won't act and a party on a crisis like this?” 



Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Political Director and host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, did his best to separate current immigration crisis from the overall immigration debate taking place in our country. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.



ABC’s Martha Raddatz did her best to spin away the crisis at the border by pushing White House talking points during an interview with Governor Rick Perry (R-TX). Raddatz filled in for George Stephanopoulos as moderator of This Week on Sunday, July 6, and insisted that the crisis was a result of a 2008 law signed by President Bush. 



Bob Costas, liberal sportscaster for NBC, had some harsh words for his own network’s handling of the Donald Sterling controversy earlier this year. Costas appeared on MSNBC’s Up w/ Steve Kornacki on Saturday, July 5 and mocked the idea that there was widespread debate over the appropriateness of Sterling’s racist comments. The NBC sports anchor argued that “when people say, well, this is an opportunity to open up a dialogue on race.



While some businesses have shied away from letting their customers bring guns into their stores FNC substitute host Shannon Bream, on the July 3, 2014 edition of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson, showcased one Colorado restaurant owner who proudly lets her servers and customers exercise their Second Amendment rights.

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[For more, see NewsBusters.] ABC and NBC on Wednesday night and Thursday morning avoided a bleak new poll labeling Barack Obama the "worst president" since World War II. Only CBS This Morning on Thursday bothered to cover the story, allowing 21 seconds to the dour forecast. Guest co-host Anthony Mason explained, "Since World War II ended, 12 men have been President of the United States.



Ever since the border patrol began sending hundreds of illegal immigrants from Texas to the town of Murrieta, California despite opposition from local residents, the folks at NBC News have repeatedly failed to use the term “illegal” to describe the border crisis. On Tuesday, July 1, residents of Murrieta blocked several buses filled with illegal immigrants from entering their town to be processed by border patrol agents and NBC is the only network to repeatedly omit the term “illegal” from its coverage on both the NBC Nightly News and on Today.



Ever since the border patrol began sending hundreds of illegal immigrants from Texas to the town of Murrieta, California despite opposition from local residents, the folks at NBC News have repeatedly failed to use the term “illegal” to describe the border crisis. On Tuesday, July 1, residents of Murrieta blocked several buses filled with illegal immigrants from entering their town to be processed by border patrol agents and NBC is the only network to repeatedly omit the term “illegal” from its coverage on both the NBC Nightly News and on Today.