[For more, see NewsBusters.] The networks have skipped the compelling story of Shaneen Allen, a woman who took her legally owned gun into New Jersey, a crime. Only CNN and MSNBC have bothered covering her case.
Leave it to MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough to eagerly defend President Obama following his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. Appearing on Thursday’s Morning Joe, Scarborough insisted that on foreign policy Obama’s “certainly has followed public opinion hasn' he? And in that respect, conservative with a small c?" Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews periodically goes on a tear about his disdain for the term "homeland" to refer to the United States of America. On his September 24 program, Chris Matthews groused it was "ominous" language. But it seems his colleague Al Sharpton never got the memo as he used it just prior to the lead-in to tonight's Hardball.
What's more, a review of our DVR system shows Matthews himself used the term in a passing reference on September 10, prior to President Obama's speech to the nation on the threat from ISIS.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Rosie O'Donnell, a 9/11 truther and all-around conspiracy theorist, on Wednesday delved into Barack Obama's air strikes against Syria. The View co-host insisted that there is a "financial agenda" in the United States's actions, lecturing her co-hosts: "I can't get out of my head the fact that Syria has a lot of oil. A lot of oil. Not a lot of oil in Rwanda or the Congo. Atrocities there all the time.
During the United Nations Climate Action Summit at the U.N. headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, Leonardo DiCaprio -- who was recently named the “Messenger of Peace” for the international organization -- told those in attendance that it's “time to answer the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet.
Jimmy Fallon, who famously invited on Barack Obama to slow jam the news and danced with Michelle Obama, took a couple of swings at the president in his monologue on the September 22, 2014 Tonight Show. Could Fallon be an indicator that even liberal celebrities are getting tired of Obama?
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw on Tuesday dismissed Barack Obama's air strikes in Syria as too late and not effective.
ABC’s George Stephanopoulos cozied up to his former boss Bill Clinton for a 9 minute interview on Wednesday’s Good Morning America in which the ABC host did his best promote the former president and his Clinton Global Initiative. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
ABC’s George Stephanopoulos cozied up to his former boss Bill Clinton for an exclusive interview on Wednesday’s Good Morning America in which he lobbed numerous softball questions at the former president. During the discussion, which looked more like two buddies hanging out at bar than an actual interview, Stephanopoulos lamented how President Obama’s “caught in