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  • Washington Post Columnist: Monica Kinda Asked For It

    01/27/2014 11:35:03 AM PST · by Nachum · 66 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 1/27/14 | staff
    Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus suggested former President Bill Clinton was not entirely culpable for his affair with Monica Lewinsky Monday on MSNBC. The comment came in the context of a discussion about Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) comments yesterday where he accused President Clinton of “predatory behavior” toward his former White House intern. Marcus said Republicans seem to address female sexuality only in the contexts of victimization or promiscuity. To evidence her point, Marcus added she did not believe Monica Lewinsky was an entirely “innocent victim” in the scandal. “I recall some thong flashing there,” she said. Full exchange:...
  • Andrea Mitchell Fails to Ask Kathleen Sebelius Obvious Question About 'Resignation'

    04/13/2014 3:31:38 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 13, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Andrea Mitchell needs to turn in her journalism! She completely blew the opportunity to ask outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius a question that would have shed light on whether she voluntarily resigned or, as many have speculated, she was fired by the White House. Despite interviewing Sebelius for over five minutes on Meet The Press (video after the jump), Mitchell absurdly neglected to point out a big discrepancy in Sebelius' accounts of her departure.
  • Andrea Mitchell Applauds RFK Jr.'s 'Impassioned Plea' for Obama to Stop Keystone Pipeline by Fiat

    02/08/2014 8:04:25 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 2/7/2014 | Kyle Drennen
    On Friday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell gave left-wing environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. a platform to denounce the Keystone Pipeline. Kennedy ranted: "The people who are promoting this are the Koch brothers, who spent $2 million trying to hurt him [Obama], the Tea Party people in Congress, and the Republicans who have been trying to block every part of his agenda.
  • Andrea Mitchell: Hillary Friend Blair's Memoirs 'Taken Out of Context'

    02/11/2014 5:29:57 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It remains to be seen what damage if any the papers of Hillary's close friend Diane Blair will do to Clinton's presumed presidential candidacy. But Andrea Mitchell made one thing clear this morning: if there is anything there [or anywhere else for that matter] that is potentially harmful to Hillary, Mitchell and her MSM cohorts are ready to ride to Clinton's defense. On today's Morning Joe, Mitchell trotted out the hoary "taken out of context" chestnut in response to revelations in the Blair papers, such as that Bill Clinton's campaign advisors viewed Hillary as "ruthless." Mitchell also promoted Hillary's excuse...
  • Andrea Mitchell Claims Iran an 'American Ally' Before Bush Gave 'Axis of Evil' Speech

    01/28/2014 4:08:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | January 28, 2014 | Kyle Drennan
    In a shocking declaration on her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show Tuesday, host Andrea Mitchell asserted that one of America's fiercest enemies was actually a friend to the U.S. before George W. Bush came along: "Up until that moment, Iran was cooperating with the United States on the border of Afghanistan, it was post-9/11, Iran was more or less an American ally. By being included in the Axis of Evil, it turned the Iranian government in a completely different direction." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] The topic came up when The Washington Post's...
  • The Moment When MSNBC Cut Off A Former Congresswoman For Breaking News About Justin Bieber

    01/24/2014 8:08:56 AM PST · by blam · 39 replies
    BI ^ | 1-24-2014 | Brett LoGiurato
    The Moment When MSNBC Cut Off A Former Congresswoman For Breaking News About Justin Bieber Brett LoGiuratoJan. 24, 2014, 10:02 AM   MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell was in the midst of a discussion with former Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.) about reforms to the National Security Agency when she had to interrupt for breaking news ... about Justin Bieber.(snip)
  • GOP Congressman Duffy Strikes Again, Tells Mika Brzezinski 'You’re Part of the Problem'

    10/20/2013 6:07:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | October 16, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wisc.) became an internet sensation last week when he decimated MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell for her “pathetic news reporting.” For the Congressman’s second act, he took on MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Wednesday telling the Morning Joe co-host, “You’re part of the problem” (video follows with transcript and commentary):GOP Congressman Duffy Strikes Again, Tells Mika Brzezinski 'You’re Part of the Problem' CONGRESSMAN SEAN DUFFY (R-WISCONSIN): Mika, I got to tell you. Mika, my mom is a good liberal, and she loves you, and she’s happy I’m on the show. But I think you’re part of the problem. And you’re part...
  • Alan Greenspan: Where the Economy Went Wrong, Where He Went Wrong—and Ayn Rand.

    10/20/2013 3:38:49 AM PDT · by lbryce · 69 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct. 18, 2013 6:06 p.m. ET | Alexandra Wolfe
    Complete Title:Alan Greenspan: What Went Wrong The Former Fed chairman on Where the Economy Went Wrong, Where He Went wrong—and Ayn Rand. Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, goes to a lot of parties. He and his wife, the TV journalist Andrea Mitchell, "sort of get invited everywhere," he says, sitting in front of the long bay window in his office on Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D.C. Lately, though, cocktails and dinners seem to have guest lists drawn almost exclusively from one political party or the other. "It used to be a ritualistic 50-50 at parties—the doyennes...
  • Peter King: Court Jester

    10/12/2013 6:04:15 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 85 replies
    Alan Levy, Gun Owner | 10/12/13 | Alan Levy, Gun Owner
    Recently, Peter King, the court jester of the House of Representatives, had this to say to PMSNBC's Andrea Mitchell about Tea Party heroes Rand Paul and Ted Cruz: *** "I'm really more concerned about why more Republicans around the country didn't join me in denouncing Ted Cruz. We now have people on the sidelines coming forward who we have to take a stand here. We cannot allow our party to be taken over by the likes of Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. I mean, these are people, isolationists, I consider them RINOs, because they don't represent traditional Republican principles. Ted...
  • Rep. Sean Duffy To Andrea Mitchell: "The Media Should Start Doing Its Job"

    10/09/2013 12:33:10 PM PDT · by don-o · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 8, 2013
    Money snip DUFFY: Listen, is it non-negotiable that he's not going to enter Obamacare, and he's going to say, "I get my gold-plated health care plan, but I want members of Congress and rest of America to be in Obamacare." That's non-negotiable? Come on. That's not reasonable. One issue that we have is the media won't even ask the question about why are you treating families different than big businesses. You need Jon Stewart on Comedy Central to ask Secretary Sebelius, "Hey, why won't you treat these two equally," and she can't answer it. That's how pathetic I think news...
  • GOP Congressman Decimates Andrea Mitchell and Slams 'Pathetic News Reporting'

    10/08/2013 10:31:05 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    MRC TV ^ | 10/8/13 | Kyle Drennen
    Appearing on Andrea Mitchell's MSNBC 1 p.m. ET hour show on Tuesday, Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy slammed the press for not doing its job in pointing out the hypocrisy of ObamaCare being delayed for certain groups but not for all Americans: "...the media won't ask the question about why are you [the Obama administration] treating families different than big business....That's how pathetic news reporting has become, when they won't ask tough questions to the administration." That response was prompted by Mitchell ranting that Republican calls for a one-year delay of the ObamaCare individual mandate was a "non-negotiable demand." Moments later,...
  • NBC Liberals Fan Sharpton’s Flames of Racial Resentment at Private Event

    10/08/2013 9:20:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 8, 2013 | Matthew Vadum
    In an incident ignored by the media, race-baiter extraordinaire Andrea Mitchell and other big-name journalists candidly exposed their bigotry and racial prejudices at a friendly forum in the nation's capital last year. In an unusually candid conversation, mainstream media stars Mitchell, David Gregory, and Dana Milbank let loose in an orgy of Caucasian self-flagellation during a panel discussion titled, "Media: Race & Politics -- The Impact of Race in Politics 2012," at the National Action Network's conference in Washington, D.C. The left-wing street thug group is headed by none other than Jew-hating Obama ally Al Sharpton. Now's a good time...
  • LOL: Andrea Mitchell Claims Social Programs 'Gutted' By Sequester

    10/03/2013 11:37:57 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 16 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Quick: how much were Social Security, Medicaid and food stamps cut by the sequester? Zero, you say? Those programs were exempted from sequester cuts, and Medicare was reduced by only 2%? Correctomundo! So what was Andrea Mitchell thinking when she claimed on her MSNBC show that the sequester "gutted" social programs? You tell me. View the video here.
  • Angry Andrea Scolds Republican: 'Get Real', Ditch ObamaCare Delay To Avoid 'Hurting People'

    09/30/2013 11:18:09 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Why do Dems need Debbie Wasserman-Schultz—when they've got Andrea Mitchell? There was no mistaking Mitchell's anger on her MSNBC show today as she scolded Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz . "Get real," reprimanded Mitchell, twice telling Chaffetz the Republican bill delaying the implementation of ObamaCare was "dead on arrival." For good measure, Mitchell put the onus on Republicans to cave in order to avoid "hurting people." View the video here.
  • Andrea Mitchell's Pro-Obama Syria Spin Too Much Even For Carville

    09/12/2013 5:45:40 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How do you know when an MSM member is pushing pro-Obama spin to the absurd? When even the most partisan of Dems, in the person of James Carville, can't stomach it. On today's Morning Joe, Andrea Mitchell, claiming that the world was "coalescing" around Obama's position on Syria, said that there was "a lot of optimism" surrounding the Obama team's negotiations with the Russians. Mitchell said she had seen this kind of thing before back in the 80s, when the US negotiated arms control with the Soviet Union. "It starts slowly but things happen," comforted Mitchell. All this was too...
  • Wow! Andrea Mitchell Accuses Obama Of 'Bungling' Syria

    09/04/2013 5:11:27 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Well, there was a Blue Moon just last month, so maybe the time was right for some rare criticism of President Obama by Andrea Mitchell. Mitchell didn't hold back on today's Morning Joe, accusing the President of "bungling," being "ambivalent," and of undercutting his Secretary of State and Vice-President. For good measure, Mitchell suggested that in his heart of hearts, fellow panelist and former Obama spox Robert Gibbs agreed with her acidulous assessment. View the video here.
  • NBC's Mitchell: Trust Obama, He's Going to Bomb Syria 'From A Very Cautious Anti-War Perspective'

    09/02/2013 6:57:38 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 83 replies ^ | 8/30/13 | Kyle Drennan
    On her Friday MSNBC program, host Andrea Mitchell tried to ease the concerns of Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee and other members of Congress calling for a congressional vote on military action in Syria: "Barack Obama, as you know better than I do, was one of the leading Democratic politicians against the Iraq War. So if he says that this is different, that the evidence is there....does that persuade you since he has always come at this from a very cautious anti-war perspective?" [Listen to the audio] Accepting the odd juxtaposition of the President launching missile strikes from an "anti-war perspective,"...
  • Gibbs & Mitchell Agree: NBC Hillary Series 'A Bad Idea'

    08/08/2013 12:40:45 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    First Chuck Todd, now Andrea Mitchell and even former Obama spox-turned-NBC-analyst Robert Gibbs agree: NBC's decision to produce a miniseries about Hillary Clinton is a "bad idea." Gibbs and Mitchell lamented the series on Andrea's early-afternoon MSNBC show today. View the video here.
  • WATCH: MSNBC host on Obama's remarks about Z trial: 'Wow! We really do have a black President'

    07/19/2013 2:04:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    WBZT-AM / The Blaze ^ | July 19, 2013
    MSNBC co-host Toure praised President Obama’s first public remarks on the George Zimmerman verdict Friday, saying they reaffirm that “we really do have a black president.” The president surprised many by saying Trayvon Martin “could’ve been me 35 years ago,” despite the criticism he received for saying “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon” back in March. Martin was shot by George Zimmerman in what a jury recently ruled was self-defense. Toure remarked: “I’ve been thinking lately, do we actually have a black president, or a president who happens to be black? …This moment was like, ‘Wow!...

    07/11/2013 12:46:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Breitbart Big Journalism ^ | July 11,2013 | JOHN NOLTE
    Andrea Mitchell appearing on MSNBC and declaring John McCain "heroic" over his position supporting immigration reform is not out of character for her. Nor is it odd that Mitchell would blast GOP foes of immigration reform and say they "ought to be ashamed." Andrea Mitchell leans left and regularly uses her weekday show on MSNBC to drive her agenda. What makes the moment newsworthy (you can watch the video below), though, is that when asked about it by Politico's Dylan Byers, MSNBC denied Mitchell had taken a position on immigration: "Andrea has not taken a position on this issue," said...
  • Andrea Mitchell On Immigration: McCain 'Heroic,' Conservatives 'Should Be Ashamed'

    07/11/2013 6:51:33 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Want to be "heroic" on immigration in Andrea Mitchell's eyes? Easy: team up with Chuck Schumer and President Obama to push amnesty through Congress. Want to earn Andrea's ire? Focus on border security. She'll scold you and say you should be "ashamed." Yes, there was Andrea on today's Morning Joe, praising amnesty-pushing McCain as "heroic," while scolding conservatives who want to focus on border security. They "should be ashamed," said Mitchell. View the video here.
  • Robert Gibbs Rips Obama On 'Exceedingly Passive' IRS Scandal Response

    05/14/2013 1:02:26 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Et tu, Roberto? It was bad enough for President Obama to have Andrea Mitchell jump ship this morning. But now someone who is—arguably—even closer to home has taken a resounding shot at the President's mishandling of the IRS scandal. Appearing on Mitchell's MSNBC show this afternoon, former Obama press secretary Robert Gibbs condemned the president's "exceedingly passive" language in discussing the scandal. Obama had said there'd be consequences "if" wrongdoing were found, and spoken of "losing patience." Gibbs was scathing: that's what "I do with my nine-year old." Ouch! View the video here.
  • Andrea Mitchell: IRS, AP Scandals Among 'Most Outrageous Excesses I've Seen'

    05/14/2013 6:31:40 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 82 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    President Obama knows he's in trouble when Andrea Mitchell—Andrea Mitchell!—proclaims the IRS and AP scandals to be among "the most outrageous excesses I've seen" in all her years in journalism [which pre-date Watergate]. The strength of Mitchell's statement drew gasps from Scarborough and Brzezinski. Then Ron Fournier, former AP editor now with the National Journal, darkly described the White House being "consumed" if it turns out someone there or in the Obama campaign had been aware of the IRS targeting of conservative groups. It happened on Morning Joe today. But hey, President Obama still has his hangers-on. Take good old...
  • Andrea Mitchell: American Muslims 'Understandably' Very Worried About Backlash

    04/22/2013 12:51:28 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 73 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Everyone knows about the terrible backlash against America Muslims after 9-11, so it's understandable for Muslims to be worried about a post-Boston bombing backlash, right? What? There was no major backlash against Muslims in 2001 or thereafter? American Jews suffer far more religion-based attacks than Muslims every year? Then why did Andrea Mitchell today exclaim that Muslims were "understandably" very worried about a backlash? View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews: Is Wife Beating Something Women "Really Worry About?" (video)

    04/03/2013 4:52:20 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 29 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 3, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    On the Wednesday broadcast of his MSNBC show "Hardball," host Chris Matthews asks his network colleague Andrea Mitchell if women "really worry about" wife beaters. CHRIS MATTHEWS: Is that close to the bone, the idea of wife beating some old -- or beaters? ANDREA MITCHELL: That was part of it. MATTHEWS: Yeah, but is that something that women really worry about -- MITCHELL: Yes MATTHEWS: -- men being brutal? MITCHELL: The Violence Against Women Act -- MATTHEWS: At home? In the home? MITCHELL: Yes, domestic violence.
  • Andrea Mitchell: Obama And Netanyahu Have "One Of The Worst Relationships I Can Remember"

    03/20/2013 5:27:55 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies ^ | March 20, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Brace yourselfs, for NBC's Andrea Mitchell - on MSNBC no less - actually criticized Barack Obama Wednesday. During a News Nation segment about the President's trip to Israel, Mitchell said his relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "one of the worst" she can remember going all the way back to her years covering Ronald Reagan (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Andrea Mitchell Scolds Fellow Reporters: 'You Guys Let the Assault Weapons Ban Die!'

    03/20/2013 6:26:23 PM PDT · by mkmensinger · 44 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3-20-13 | Goeffrey Dikens
    "Like a concerned parent on a business trip checking in on her unsupervised children, an exasperated Andrea Mitchell whined to fellow Washington reporters Susan Page and Chris Cillizza, that they had "let the assault weapons ban...die!""
  • Andrea Mitchell Decries Arkansas Passing 'Most Restrictive Abortion Legislation in Decades'

    03/07/2013 2:45:04 PM PST · by lbryce · 24 replies
    Newsbusters,org ^ | March 7, 2013 | Kyle Drennen
    On her Thursday 1 p.m. ET hour show on MSNBC, host Andrea Mitchell denounced a newly passed law in Arkansas preventing abortions after 12 weeks: "We're talking about the most restrictive abortion legislation in decades. Most people do not think it will pass court test muster..." She lamented to Time magazine's Nancy Gibbs: "We're still debating whether or not in the first trimester there should be the right to abortion, all these years after Roe v. Wade." Gibbs joined in the hand-wringing: "There are a growing number of states where there are simply no abortion providers available or there's only...
  • Andrea Mitchell Plays The McCarthy Card—Accuses Republicans Of 'Red-Baiting' Hagel

    02/27/2013 1:09:48 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On her MSNBC show today, Andrea Mitchell accused Republicans of "red-baiting" Chuck Hagel, a reference to tactics most notably associated with the McCarthy period during which people were accused [often accurately, it should be noted] of Communist or affiliated sympathies. Such cries of McCarthyism have of course become standard liberal fare when it comes to Hagel's confirmation process. View the video here.
  • Andrea Mitchell: I Share Same 'Concern' As Obama Admin—Hagel Won't Get Vote

    02/15/2013 11:35:28 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Andrea Mitchell/Barack Obama: same struggle! In an stunningly blatant display of solidarity with the Obama line, Andrea Mitchell declared on today's Morning Joe that she shared the same "concern" with the White House: that poor Chuck Hagel wouldn't get a final vote on his nomination. Mitchell prefaced her "concern" by roundly condemning Republicans in general--and Senator Ted Cruz in particular--for supposedly attacking Hagel with allegations "completely unsupported by fact." Could somebody please tell me why Mitchell, supposedly a reporter, should so shamelessly be toting the White House's water this way? View the video here.
  • Andrea Mitchell: Storms Show U.S. Needs To Go It Alone If Necessary On Climate Change

    02/04/2013 12:21:31 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Andrea Mitchell isn't about to let a good hurricane go to waste in her push for economy-wrecking climate change regulations. On her MSNBC show today, Andrea Mitchell claimed that recent weather events including Superstorm Sandy have "taught us if nothing else, that we have a real climate problem and that we have to deal with this here even if the rest of the world isn't going to deal with it in China and elsewhere." View the video here.
  • Mitchell Claims Obama Said Only Guests Shot Skeet—But Interviewer Contradicts Her

    01/28/2013 12:26:46 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 30 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How big of an Obama lapdog is Andrea Mitchell? Even bigger than ardent Obama fan Chris Hughes. The Facebook co-founder, who bought the New Republic last year, recently scored an interview with President Obama that has been criticized for its generally soft questioning. But during an appearance on Mitchell's MSNBC show today, even Hughes was more candid about the prez than Mitchell. When it came to the President's statement during the interview that at Camp David "we do skeet shooting all the time," Mitchell claimed "he didn't say that he was skeet shooting, but he does say that it's one...
  • Andrea Mitchell: 'I Was Very Moved, Being Up There, Looking Out Over The Masses'

    01/22/2013 6:25:33 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Ah, the masses. How they loved President Obama's inaugural speech. And how Andrea Mitchell, being "up there," loved looking out over them. She was "very moved." Yes, on Morning Joe today, NBC correspondent Mitchell not only said that she was "very moved, being up there . . . looking out over the masses," but that she found the speech "uplifting," and that it was "a bigger moment that a lot of people originally gave it credit for." View the video here.
  • Mitchell Bemoans Defeat Of Disability Treaty: 'Everything That's Wrong With Capitol Hill'

    12/05/2012 12:09:05 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What are the odds that Andrea Mitchell has thoroughly read the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, let alone a systematic, serious critique of it, as this one appearing at The Daily Caller? But that didn't prevent Mitchell from bemoaning the defeat of the ratification of the treaty in the Senate yesterday thanks to Republican opposition,. Introducing a segment in which she and sponsor John Kerry engaged in a spate of mutual handwringing, Mitchell kvetched that the defeat "seemed to underscore everything that is wrong with Capitol Hill." View the video here.
  • Feinstein: I’ll subpoena CIA about Petraeus trip to Libya after Benghazi attack

    11/13/2012 6:06:09 AM PST · by SE Mom · 39 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 13, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    One piece of information that got lost the last few days of sex scandals is the news that David Petraeus personally traveled to Libya after the Benghazi attack — and apparently filed a “trip report” covering his own findings. Senator Dianne Feinstein, who heads the Senate Intelligence Committee probing the Benghazi terrorist attack, wants either the report or Petraeus to testify to its contents. So far, though, the CIA and the White House have refused to provide it — and yesterday, Feinstein threatened that subpoenas may be forthcoming if the stonewalling continues... ...This lack of openness, coming on the heels...
  • Andrea Mitchell: ‘If Pennsylvania Is In Play, Then This Is All Over For The President’(no filter!)

    11/05/2012 12:39:13 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 44 replies
    Mediaite/MSNBC ^ | November 5, 2012 | Andrea Mitchell
    While examining some possible Electoral College scenarios with NBC News White House Correspondent Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell wondered why President Barack Obama’s campaign would send former President Bill Clinton to Philadelphia if they were confident the Keystone State was unlikely to flip to Mitt Romney on Tuesday. “If Pennsylvania is in play, then this is all over for the president,” Mitchell said. “Why would you send Bill Clinton to Philadelphia if you weren’t certain that the people of Philadelphia were going to turn out and you would have a Democratic victory,” Mitchell asked Todd.
  • MSNBC: Nobody Needs Your Hurricane Donations Mitt Romney

    10/31/2012 8:35:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 176 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/31/2012 | Katie Pavlich
    Yesterday Mitt Romney turned a previously scheduled campaign event in Ohio into a hurricane relief event. Romney asked supporters to bring canned goods and other supplies to help storm victims recover on the East Coast. He only spoke for ten minutes at the event and quickly jumped in to help load supplies. His campaign bus has been accepting hurricane relief donations since Monday in Northern Virginia. Sounds like a great idea right? Not according to MSNBC. Reporters and anchors at the far-left TV outlet were appalled at Romney's efforts to give back to the community, after all, his charity and...
  • "Bigoted" To Call Obama Unintelligent or Lazy

    10/08/2012 6:26:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 72 replies ^ | October 8, 2012 | Kevin Glass
    Joe Klein: "Bigoted" If You Don't Think Obama's Intelligent - The Chris Matthews ShowOn Chris Matthews' weekend talk show, NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell and Time Magazine's Joe Klein teamed up to insulate President Obama from attack, insinuating that questioning the President's intelligence and work ethic in the wake of a lackluster debate performance is racist. First up, Andrea Mitchell recounted an exchange she had with Romney campaign co-chair John Sununu in which Sununu said Obama "revealed his incompetence, how lazy and detached he is, and how he has absolutely no idea how serious the economic problems of the country are."...
  • Obama's Chummy Press Corps Offers David 'Axe' Axelrod Their Advice for Obama's Next Debate

    10/07/2012 12:30:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | October 7, 2012 | Tim Graham
    Neil Munro of the Daily Caller was attacked by journalists for asking President Obama a question out of turn -- because Obama wasn't offering a turn. He expects to speak without taking questions. On Thursday, Munro once again found himself surrounded by amateur Obama advisers thinly disguised as objective journalists after Obama lost the debate in Denver. Munro noted several reporters on the 11:15 a.m. phone conference promptly offered questions that bordered on advice. "Axe, I'm not sure you can hear me, David," said NBC's Andrea Mitchell,  "I'm wondering whether the president, whether you have rethought the strategy of not...
  • Race Card! Andrea Mitchell Suggests Sununu 'Take Back' Comment That Obama Is 'Lazy'

    10/04/2012 11:38:26 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 46 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    John Sununu, did you just call Barack Obama lazy? Quick: someone call the PC police! But before we slap the race-card cuffs on you, Andrea Mitchell, being the nice MSM lady she is, will offer you the chance to take back your horrifying comment! That's essentially what went down on Mitchell's MSNBC show this afternoon. Critiquing President Obama's listless debate performance, Romney adviser Sununu said that it revealed how "how lazy and detached" he is. Replied an appalled Mitchell: "Governor, I want to give you a chance to maybe take it back. Did you really mean to call Barack Obama,...
  • Richard Haass Schools Gullible Andrea Mitchell As She Gushes Over Morsi

    09/24/2012 6:16:00 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 16 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How many times have gullible—or cynical—Americans tried to convince themselves and others that dangerous foreign leaders were really "moderates"? Take Hillary Clinton, for example. Little more than a year ago Clinton proclaimed Bashir Assad, the brutal Syrian dictator whose hands are stained with the blood of his people, a "reformer." Now comes Andrea Mitchell, gushing over Mohamed Morsi, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood turned President of Egypt. On today's Morning Joe, Mitchell excitedly reported that visiting American business execs said he "sounded like a Western European leader." Mitchell assured viewers that "there's a lot of hope about what Morsi represents."...
  • OMG: Obama Media Group (NBC,cBS,ABC,Ms.NBC,CNN) Protects Our Dear Leader

    09/21/2012 7:17:38 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-21-2012 | MOTUS
    When BO told a town hall hosted by Univision yesterday: "The most important lesson I've learned is you can't change Washington from the inside," he was talking about the do-nothing Congress that wouldn’t let him single-handedly complete his total make over of America by eliminating the borders and the Constitution. What he actually meant was that in order to do that (fundamentally transform the country) he needed to tell a really good story and for that, he needed the assistance of the mainstream media. Butt how is this news? And speaking of news, If there was a medal for best...
  • Andrea Mitchell: NBC Hasn't "Authenticated" Obama Redistribution Clip, Won't Air

    09/19/2012 10:42:07 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 118 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 09/19/2012 | Staff
    On her MSNBC program this afternoon, NBC News' Andrea Mitchell said the network would not air the clip of then-State Senator Barack Obama endorsing redistribution in 1988 because the network could not "authenticate" the clip. "Let's explain this redistribution issue because we have not authenticated this 14-year-old tape from Loyola College when Barack Obama was a state senator. So because we have not independently at NBC news and MSNBC authenticated it, we're not airing it," Mitchell said. "But the basic issue is they're accusing President Obama, as John Sununu said to be yesterday, of class warfare. That is trying to...
  • Andrea Mitchell: I Plead Guilty To Being One of The 'Elite, Smart People'

    09/17/2012 1:18:11 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Gee, and you thought Barack Obama had an inflated opinion of himself. After watching Andrea Mitchell in action, he might actually need self-esteem therapy . . . On her MSNBC show today, Mitchell rolled a clip in which Rick Santorum told the Value Voters Summit that "we will never have the elite, smart people on our side." After asking a former Santorum aide what he he meant by the "elite smart people," Mitchell declared "I think I should plead guilty." View the video here.
  • Huntsman Plays The Useful Idiot For Andrea Mitchell's Romney-Bashing

    s Jon Huntsman headed the way of Charlie Crist? When the 2016 Dem convention rolls around, will we see the also-ran GOP presidential nomination-seeker on the podium, seconding Hillary's nomination? You've got to wonder after Huntsman's toadying performance today as he made the MSNBC rounds. After appearing on Morning Joe earlier, Huntsman turned up on Andrea Mitchell's show. Mitchell posed a laughably-loaded question, bashing Mitt Romney's response to the Obama administration's handling of the embassy attacks. The haughty Huntsman was only too happy to play the useful idiot, concurring that there was "a lot to the criticism" and ripping Romney...
  • Andrea Mitchell(MSNBC) calls voter ID, "voter suppression"

    09/06/2012 4:25:42 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 31 replies
    Andrea Mitchell ^ | 9/6/12 | Andrea Mitchell
    Happened around 7:13 PM EDT on MSNBC, when she was interviewing, John Lewis(D-GA).
  • Rice: 'American Strength Begins At Home' (Matthews prompts Mitchell to ask "birther" questions)

    08/29/2012 9:23:04 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 47 replies
    MSNBC ^ | August 29, 2012 | Condi Rice
    Transcript @3:15: "This is Chris Matthews. Andrea, could you ask the secretary...her speech was so overpoweringly positive...was it kind of a rejoinder to all of the birtherism and the narrowness that she has heard in her party?" @5:15 (Andrea)"Do you feel that there has been a very troubling question of race and of prejudice in this campaign by the birther movement and those who espouse it?" (Condi) "The birther movement is an extreme and there are extremes on both sides of the political spectrum. The great majority of the people here and the great majority of people in America believe...
  • This Week’s Birthday Boy—“Cuba’s Elvis!” Fidel Castro

    08/18/2012 2:30:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | August 18, 2012 | Humberto Fontova
    “Fidel Castro could have been Cuba’s Elvis!” (Dan Rather.) “Fidel Castro is one hell of a guy! “You people would like him!” (Ted Turner to a capacity crowd at Harvard Law School during a speech in 1997.) “Fidel Castro is old-fashioned, courtly—even paternal, a thoroughly fascinating figure!” (Andrea Mitchell.) “Castro has brought very high literacy and great health-care to his country. His personal magnetism is powerful, his presence is commanding.” (Barbara Walters.) “Viva Fidel! Viva Che!” (Jesse Jackson while arm in arm with Fidel Castro himself in 1984.) "Fidel Castro is very shy and sensitive, I frankly like him and...
  • Accidental Honesty: Andrea Mitchell Calls Washington Post's Capehart A 'Democratic Analyst'

    08/15/2012 12:20:33 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 4 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Andrea Mitchell's Freudian slip was showing on her MSNBC show this afternoon. Mitchell's moment of unintentional honesty came during a discussion with Chris Cillizza of Joe Biden's ugly remark yesterday to a largely African-American audience that Mitt Romney would "put y'all back in chains." As noted here, Capehart defended Biden on Morning Joe today, claiming he had "nothing to apologize for." Mitchell, seeking faux balance, cited Capehart as having enumerated a number of supposedly racially-tinged remarks made by Republicans. Just one problem: Mitchell described Capehart as a "Democratic analyst." Oopsie! Surely a distinction without much of a difference, but Capehart's...
  • MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell: Paul Ryan “not a pick for women”

    08/12/2012 1:50:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/12/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    Just after Paul Ryan made his running-mate debut in front of the USS Wisconsin on Saturday, Andrea Mitchell reported back to MSNBC --- and decreed that Romney's selection means that "this is a base election. This is not a pick for suburban moms, this is not a pick for women." ...What the what?CLICK ABOVE LIN FOR THE VIDEO In the name of all that is holy --- stop presuming to speak for me. Please, please, please, liberal women, quit boxing me in to your stupid self-stereotypes. It never fails to mystify me as to why women could possibly be so...