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  • CNN's Henderson Claims GOP Has 'Played the Race Card' for 'Many Decades'

    08/16/2017 5:46:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | August 16, 2017 | Brad Wilmouth
    Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's CNN Newsroom, CNN senior political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson claimed that the Republican party has been "playing the race card" for "many decades" as she commented on Republican reaction to President Donald Trump's recent comments in which he seemed to give cover to white racist rally participants in Charlottesville. At 9:08 a.m. ET, after recounting Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio's reaction to Trump's comments, Henderson continued: CNN's Henderson Claims GOP Have 'Played the Race Card' for 'Many Decades' I think you have Republicans who are going to have to figure out what they're going...
  • Hello, Media Fact Checkers! Hillary Claims She Beat Trump, and Nixon Was Impeached

    05/28/2017 8:54:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | May 28, 2017 | Tom Blumer
    The Associated Press, PolitiFact, CNN, Snopes and all of the other "fact-checkers" should be busy this weekend and well into next week vetting the howlers contained in Rebecca Traister's New York Magazine Friday afternoon interview of a politician who has been in the public eye for decades. But it's a virtual lock that they won't bother, because the person Traister interviewed was Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Clinton's montage of mendacity is virtually guaranteed to escape the scrutiny of "fact-checkers" because, as I noted at NewsBusters in mid-April, they "overwhelmingly select facts presented by Republican and conservative politicians and pundits, while ignoring similar howlers generated by...
  • PBS 'Frontline' Director Wrongly Claims 7-Year Navy Vet Steve Bannon Had Zero Military Experience

    05/24/2017 2:27:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | May 24, 2017 | Tim Graham
    On Tuesday night, the leftish PBS documentary series Frontline aired a documentary titled “Bannon’s War” which seemed awfully reminscent of their anti-Cheney documentary suggestively titled “The Dark Side.” If you’re not a liberal PBS fanatic, it was another boring and predictable slog, attacking Bannon and Trump with lots of black and white photos and scary-sounding orchestral music. It was more eye-opening to see the Frontline director and writer Michael Kirk appearing on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to promote his anti-Bannon film on Tuesday morning, where made a flat-out false statement about Bannon’s resume, saying “He’d never been in the military.” What?...
  • Tucker Carlson Rips Ex-MSNBCer Krystal Ball's Absurd Impeachment Arguments

    05/19/2017 11:17:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | May 18, 2017 | Tom Blumer
    On the left, there is obsessive talk of impeaching Donald Trump. Despite the fact that the press reports which supposedly form the foundation of such talk are almost always based on anonymous sources, and despite the fact that the Trump administration has successfully refuted most if not all of them, the obsession continues. On his Wednesday night show, after successfully swatting away pathetic pro-impeachment arguments made by guest Krystal Ball and her citations of weak-kneed Republicans who can't seem to resist bending with the Beltway wind, Tucker Carlson got fed up. The segment (posted in full here) opened with a...
  • Condoleezza Rice Smacks Down The View For Suggesting Hacking Delegitimized Election

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice appeared on Tuesday’s The View, where she was pummelled with partisan questions aimed to bait her into admitting that Hillary Clinton should’ve won the 2016 election and attack Donald Trump. Rice didn’t fall for any of the liberal hosts’ traps though and held her own, even earning the panel’s listening ear, something most Republicans don’t get when guests on The View. Host Joy Behar began by trying to get Rice to comment on current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s attachments to Russia. Rice explained that as former CEO of Exxon, of course he would...
  • NBC Finally Finds Trump Voter With Buyers Remorse...Hes a Democrat

    04/27/2017 3:44:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 27, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    After spending months trying to get Trump voters to express regret for their support of the President, on Thursday, NBC News political analyst Nicolle Wallace took to the Today show to eagerly announce that she finally found a regretful supporter. He turned out to a liberal millennial who backed Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary before voting for Donald Trump in the general election.          Wallace led off the segment by reminding viewers of her crusade to understand Trump voters: “So we began this journey five months ago with the goal of meeting and listening to the people...
  • Graphic Fail: USA Today Thought MOAB Was Almost As Destructive as Hiroshima A-Bomb

    04/15/2017 11:33:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 15, 2017 | Tom Blumer
    On Thursday, the U.S. military dropped a MOAB (Mother Of All Bombs) on an ISIS tunnel complex in Nangahar Province in Afghanistan. Shortly after that, USA Today posted a breathtakingly ignorant graphic purporting to show that the MOAB contained over 70 percent of the destructive force of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. This epic fail occurred even though the following comparison was known early on: The MOAB has the force of 11 tons of TNT. For comparison, the bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 had the force of 15 thousand tons of TNT. The destructive force of the...
  • Meet the Press Debates If Hillary Lost Because of the Countrys Misogyny

    04/09/2017 12:59:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 88 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 9, 2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    In a ridiculous discussion that sounded as though it belonged in a forum of a left-wing website, the panel on Sunday’s Meet the Press bemoaned how the country’s attitude towards women cost Hillary Clinton the White House. Moderator Chuck Todd read from the recent NYT column of Nicholas Kristof, who described Clinton’s idea of Trump voters as “I don’t agree with him, I’m not sure I really approve of him, but he looks like somebody who’s been president before.” Paraphrasing Clinton, Todd suggested that “she believed misogyny played a much larger role in this than it’s been analyzed by many...
  • CNN's Don Lemon Loses It: Won't 'Aid And Abet' Trump's Surveillance Claim

    04/04/2017 6:28:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 4, 2017 | Tom Blumer
    The wagon-circling campaign to protect Obama administration and intelligence community officials who surveilled Donald Trump and his transition team during his presidential campaign and post-victory transition is moving into hyperdrive. On Monday, CNN's Don Lemon proclaimed that "there is no evidence whatsoever" supporting Donald Trump's claim about having been "spied on illegally" (note the inclusion of the word "illegally," which is crucial), and declared that he would not "aid and abet the people who are trying to misinform you." Lemon's stridency as he delivered his rant on CNN Tonight appeared to betray "he protests too much" behavior, while subsequent events...
  • Unhinged Zakaria Unleashes on 'Bull****' Trump

    03/18/2017 4:54:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | March 18, 2017 | Tom Blumer
    He's done it before, but he quadrupled down this time. CNN's serial plagiarist Fareed Zakaria, who insists that former President Barack Obama's administration was "largely scandal-free," contended on Don Lemon's CNN Tonight show Friday evening that Donald Trump owes his whole life, his success and his election to the presidency to "bullsh*tting." As Matthew Balan at NewsBusters observed in early August, Zakaria described Trump as a "bullsh*t artist," and went to the left's favorite characterization of anyone they disagree with or don't like: CNN's Fareed Zakaria ripped Donald Trump with an uncensored expletive on Monday's Wolf program over the billionaire's...
  • CNN Allows Left-Wing Guest to Accuse Trump of Creating 'Cancer of Anti-Semitism'

    02/21/2017 3:48:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 21, 2017 | Jackson Richman
    During a softball interview on CNN Tuesday afternoon, Steven Goldstein, director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect bashed and lambasted President Donald Trump for his statement this morning denouncing bigotry, espcially anti-Semitism, and pinned recent Jew hatred on Trump's campaign, and now, administration. Beforehand, a panel on the network's Inside Politics discussed Trump's campaign and presidency's possible affect on hate crimes against Jews. On CNN Newsroom With Brooke Baldwin Goldstein said, "Our president is creating an incubator of hatred. When you don't respond to anti-Semitism as well as Islamophobia and racism in a real time, when you wait days and sometimes week to respond to attacks, you are sending a signal to the haters...
  • Telemundo Solves Riddle Of Latino Trump Voters Through Actual Journalism

    12/20/2016 5:43:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | December 20, 2016 | Jorge Bonilla
    The question hangs heavy over our domestic Spanish-language news media: "Why did Hispanics vote for Donald Trump?" As the inauguration of the 45th President of the United Statescontinues toapproach, our two leading networks took widely divergent approaches to this question. Univision has chosen to treat the question as if it were an unsolvable enigma- not unlike a 17-sided Rubik's Cube delivered straight from the bowels of hell. Anchors and hosts alike have been utterly confounded as to the reasons why a vast number ofLatinos would reject the network's messaging (not to mention the network itself). Anchor Jorge Ramos simply wrote...
  • Elle:' Exceptional Ivanka Trump is Dangerous to Women

    12/20/2016 5:27:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | December 20, 2016 | Maggie McKneely
    Women’s magazine Elle is continuing their agenda of empowering the fairer sex…by trashing Ivanka Trump for being too successful. In her latest article, Elle writer Sady Doyle claims Ivanka resembles a “princess;” she is “blond, pretty, well-mannered, given massive amounts of power over the citizenry thanks to nothing but her genetic makeup.” Sounds like a Kennedy. But there must be something the Left can criticize Ivanka for! So Doyle concludes that this princess is “terrifying” for her exceptionalism. “Exceptional Women” are “smart enough, sweet enough, strong enough, soft enough, pure enough, sexy enough to satisfy all of our culture's contradictory...
  • Desperate Andrea Mitchell Badgers Ed Rendell for Possible Vote Recount

    11/23/2016 3:50:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 23, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    MSNBC’s resident Hillary Clinton super-fan, Andrea Mitchell, came across as particularly desperate Wednesday as she dedicated a segment of Andrea Mitchell Reports to dreaming of a possible recount in three key swing states. “Some Clinton supporters are trying to mount a campaign to ask for an audit in key states to see if a recount should be ordered,” she reported, “According to a group of election lawyers and computer scientists… there is quote, ‘Persuasive evidence that election results in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan may have been manipulated or hacked.’” The report Mitchell was staking her hopes and dreams on was...
  • Libs Gone Insane: Slates Trump Apocalypse Watch

    11/05/2016 5:18:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 4, 2016 | Dan Gainor
    Editor’s Note: Normal people might find some of this offensive. (We hope. Dear Lord, please!) The end is nigh. No, not the end of all things. Heck, not even the end of the World Series, which concluded the other night. Just the end of the 2016 election. Maybe. Assuming one of our candidates can pull out a win on Tuesday, then someone presses a button and the whole insanity starts over once again. Before we congratulate President __________ or note how honorable/bitter his/her rival was, let’s look back on how crazy this election really was. For starters, this was the...
  • NBCs Andrea Mitchell Is Distraught over Comey Letter to Congress

    10/30/2016 3:50:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 109 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 30, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Following the recent discovery of e-mails, possibly pertinent to the Hillary Clinton private server investigation on a device belonging to Anthony Weiner, FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to Congress Friday to inform them. Beyond the waves that the letter created, it appears to have left NBC’s reporter and Clinton super-fan Andrea Mitchell absolutely distraught over when this means for her candidates’ campaign. “This is just the worst possible situation for the FBI, for the country, for Hillary Clinton certainly,” Mitchell exclaimed during Meet the Press on Sunday. Mitchell praised Clinton for going “nuclear” on the FBI director as...
  • WATCH: Sharpton Struggles Against Project Veritas Videos, Voter Fraud

    10/23/2016 12:33:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 23, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Tax dodger and riot starter Al Sharpton had a bone to pick with GOP nominee Donald Trump, on his MSNBC Sunday show Politics Nation, for playing coy with accepting the outcome of the election. Sharpton brought on Trump’s Senior Campaign Adviser Boris Epshteyn to browbeat him over the comments saying, “Boris, just how big would Clinton's win have to be for Trump to admit it is, quote, “Not questionable?”” But Epshteyn quickly turned the tables and left Sharpton confused by merely mentioning the explosive new Project Veritas videos. Sharpton was on the attack right out of the gate. The MSNBC host, without...
  • CNN's Stelter: Its False and Ludicrous that the Media Colluded with Clinton Campaign

    10/16/2016 2:31:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 101 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 16, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Following the recent reporting from major news sources about Donald Trump’s alleged sexual assaults against numerous women, he has railed against the media for colluding with Hillary Clinton campaign. In spite of Media Research Center data which shows how lopsided recent coverage of the candidates had been, CNN’s Brian Stelter denied any such effort by the media to sway the election on Reliable Sources Sunday. “This is not just false, it's ludicrous and it's damaging,” he complained. “In Trump's world, journalists are really just Clinton campaign workers in disguise collaborating with her in an attempt to rig the election,” he...
  • Max Boot Freaks Out over GOP Ruined by Rush Limbaugh and Conservative Media

    10/08/2016 6:52:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 8, 2016 | Jeffrey Lord
    Over there in the Washington Post there is yet another mainstream media jab at Rush. This time it is Max Boot, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, freaking out about….Rush Limbaugh specifically and conservative media in general. The header on his Post piece reads: Republicans are paying the price for their addiction to their own media Boot says, in part, this: “This election year is memorable for many reasons but among the most important is showing Republicans the cost of their infatuation with “alternative” news sources. The rise of the conservative alternative media can be traced back...
  • Howard Dean Doubles Down on Trump 'Using Coke?';

    09/28/2016 7:28:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 91 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | September 28, 2016 | Tom Blumer
    During Monday night's presidential debate, former DNC chairman and 2004 presidential candidate Howard Dean tweeted: "Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?" Even the tabloid site TMZ described Dean's tweet as a "low blow." Unbowed, Dean doubled down at MSNBC on Tuesday, to the point where a clearly uncomfortable Kate Snow tried to maneuver him into backing away a bit. He wouldn't, which is fine with Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post, who told the network's Peter Alexander on Wednesday that "we should probably be talking more about" Dean’s speculation. At the Washington Free Beacon Tuesday afternoon, David Rutz reported that...