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  • Tom Brokaw Declares “We’re At War” After Donald Trump Tweets Another ‘Fox & Friends’ Love Letter

    12/21/2017 7:34:54 AM PST · by Red Badger · 165 replies
    deadline.com ^ | December 21, 2017 5:45am | by Lisa de Moraes
    Donald Trump this morning tweeted another love letter to Fox News Channel’s morning show Fox and Friends, faux-asking “Was @foxandfriends just named the most influential show in news?” On Wednesday, web site Mediaite had named the FNC morning show the Most Influential In News Media for 2017, topping a list that also included, in reverse order, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Matt Drudge, FNC star Sean Hannity, and CNN chief Jeff Zucker. Mistaking Mediaite’s “most influential” for “best,” Trump crowed that the Trump News Network morning show hosts “deserve it” and that “the many Fake News Hate Shows should study your formula...
  • Political History Laughs: Sen. Kerry: Nation is 'Polarized' - The challenger on...

    11/15/2017 7:09:31 PM PST · by lefty-lie-spy · 27 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/1/2004 | Tom Brokaw
    I stumbled across this and had a wonderful laugh. This is an interview Tom Brokaw did with John Kerry just before the election in 2004 when he F-in' lost miserably to George W. Bush. Enjoy the historical laughs.
  • Brokaw Slams Brazile for ‘Beyond Counter-Productive’ Clinton Exposure

    11/08/2017 5:13:47 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 35 replies
    newsbusters ^ | November 5, 2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    The portion of former interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile’s book exposing ethically questionable behavior by the Clinton campaign surprisingly got a lot of play on the network Sunday morning shows. But during NBC’s Meet the Press, former anchor Tom Brokaw was not pleased with Brazile for shedding light on how the Clinton campaign bought the DNC and added it to their campaign arsenal. And towards the end of the program, he criticized her for doing so. As the program was coming back from a commercial, Todd looked to veteran reporter Eugene Robinson and jokingly wondered, “What did the...
  • Brokaw Frets to McCain: Trump ‘Turned the Country Against’ Media

    11/02/2017 10:40:26 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 107 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 11/02/2017 | Kyle Drennan
    In an interview with Arizona Senator John McCain for Thursday’s NBC Today, Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw invited the Republican lawmaker to attack President Trump and painted the liberal media as the victim: “In the course of your political career, especially as a presidential candidate – as I learned first hand – you had some mixed relations with the press. The President has no use for the press, he has turned the country against us, in many ways.”McCain was quick to agree with Brokaw’s whining: “Yeah, I think the role of the press is more important than ever before. I hate...
  • I’m a pro-gun hunter. Vegas proves gun rights need limits.

    10/11/2017 8:42:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 77 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/11/2017 | tommy brokaw
    It is time for civility to reign — and madness to be snuffed out. That is why I am for conditional access to military grade firearms. More complete background checks, for example, including medical records. Limits on stockpiling ammunition. Mandatory courses in safe usage. And more broadly, we need to have a dialogue about the place of guns in our society. I am not for banning guns. I do support the right to bear arms. But when a right becomes an acute threat to the general welfare it is time for re-evaluation.
  • Megyn Kelly Today, Today: In Which Tom Brokaw Gets Cut Off While Speaking Out Against the NRA

    10/03/2017 9:25:45 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 25 replies
    Jezebel ^ | 10/03/2017 | Bobby Finger
    Welcome to Megyn Kelly Today, Today, a new daily column in which we will share the most memorable things that happened on Megyn Kelly Today every morning until we are no longer able to watch Megyn Kelly Today without feeling like there will be no tomorrow. This is a short one because today’s Clip of the Day is all that really matters. Watch it below! Here’s a transcript: ·A man in the audience named Bill asked Tom Brokaw, one of Megyn Kelly’s guests, “We’re constantly bombarded with the news day and night. When does this become harmful to us and...
  • Gun Conversations Become ‘Emotional’ Between Gun Owners and People Saying There’s ‘Reasonable

    10/02/2017 8:22:24 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Oct 2017 | Ian Hanchett
    FULL TITLE - Brokaw: Gun Conversations Become ‘Emotional’ Between Gun Owners and People Saying There’s ‘Reasonable Middle Ground’ On Monday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Today,” Tom Brokaw argued that it’s impossible to have a conversation on what kind of firearms can be purchased because it becomes emotionally-charged between gun owners “who are protected by the NRA, and other people who are saying, ‘There ought to be a more reasonable middle ground.'” Brokaw stated there should be a national conversation on the amount of mass shootings in the US. He added, “You listen to those weapons, they’re on full auto at that...
  • eBay founder's links to Obama unveiled

    07/01/2009 9:46:10 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 42 replies · 1,480+ views
    wnd ^ | July 02, 2009 12:00 am Eastern | Drew Zahn
    Endorsement, appointment included in billionaire's connections Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar's politics have become the subject of blog commentary because the web auction site over the last week repeatedly scrubbed an offering of an allegedly genuine copy of President Barack Obama's birth certificate – from Mombasa, Kenya. But the company said it wouldn't get involved in any discussion of Omidyar's activities or political statements. Spokeswoman Evonne Gomez said, "We certainly wouldn't comment on our founder's political concessions or beliefs. He is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the company." She said if a question was submitted in writing, she would...
  • Brokaw: I Haven’t Run Into Anyone Who Thinks Comey Was Doing a Good Job

    05/11/2017 1:32:17 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 26 replies
    Quotes from MSNBC Andrea Mitchell's Tom Brokaw Interview copied by Washington Free Bacon ^ | May 11, 2017 | Quotes from MSNBC Andrea Mitchell's Tom Brokaw Interview
    Veteran reporter Tom Brokaw said in an interview with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC that he has not seen anybody who thinks former FBI Director James Comey was doing a good job. Brokaw, who covered the Watergate scandal in the 1970s, suggested that much of the media response to Comey's Tuesday firing and Russia's possible connection to President Donald Trump's campaign team was "speculation." "One of the things that I learned during Watergate … is that we dealt with it every day on a factual basis. There was not a lot of speculation. Now, of course, the media landscape has changed...
  • Brokaw Frets to Canadian PM: Trump Trying to ‘Shut Down’ Immigration

    03/16/2017 12:10:43 PM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 16, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    During an interview with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau aired on Wednesday’s NBC Today, special correspondent Tom Brokaw complained about President Trump’s latest executive order temporarily suspending immigration from a handful of Middle Eastern nations: “He's made another effort to shut down or at least diminish the opportunity for immigrants to come here. Another judge has stepped in.” He then urged the foreign leader to lecture the President
  • Tom Brokaw: Hillary Clinton "Should Go To A Hospital And See A Neurologist"

    09/11/2016 2:20:01 PM PDT · by Innovative · 128 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | Sept. 11, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Veteran NBC news correspondent Tom Brokaw reacts to Hillary Clinton's fall at Sunday's 9/11 memorial service. "We're already seeing today the social media activity that is going on," he continued. "I think that she should go to a hospital, see a neurologist, and get a clean report if it is available."
  • The Candy Bomber - worth watching

    12/26/2015 2:36:26 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    Big Geek Dad ^ | Tom Brokaw
    A tribute by Tom Brokaw and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Colonel Gail Halverson, "The Candy Bomber". Colonel Halverson acquired the name for his efforts during the Berlin airlift to provide the German children with candy. He called this candy parachute supply effort "Operation Little Vittles" and it was greatly appreciated by the children. To learn more about Colonel Halverson watch The Candy Bomber Interview. For some reason I cannot repost the url for this site. Just go to the link to watch the whole thing. You won't be sorry.
  • Tom Brokaw on Donald Trump: If I Had to Cover Him, ‘I’d Call In Sick’

    09/05/2015 8:17:02 PM PDT · by gusopol3 · 92 replies
    MSN ^ | September 5, 2015
    Former NBC newsman Tom Brokaw is apparently not a big fan of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. According to a Mediaite report, the legendary NBC newsman was at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to discuss his book, "A Lucky Life Interrupted," when he told the crowd that the idea of covering Trump was not exactly his cup of tea. "If I was at ‪NBC News right now leading with‪ Donald Trump every night, I'd call in sick," said Brokaw.
  • Tom Brokaw wants Brian Williams fired

    02/06/2015 4:10:54 AM PST · by abb · 58 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 5, 2015 | Emily Smith and Kenneth Garger
    You know you’re in trouble when Tom Brokaw is out for your blood. NBC’s most revered journalist is furious that Brian Williams is still in the anchor chair after he sheepishly admitted he hadn’t traveled on a helicopter hit by enemy fire. “Brokaw wants Williams’ head on a platter,” an NBC source said. “He is making a lot of noise at NBC that a lesser journalist or producer would have been immediately fired or suspended for a false report.” On Wednesday, Williams, 55, acknowledged that he had repeatedly said he was aboard a chopper that had been hit by a...
  • Obama Set to Award Medal of Freedom to Media Ally Tom Brokaw

    11/12/2014 5:42:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 12, 2014 | Kyle Drennen
    On Monday, the White House announced that President Obama would award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former NBC Nightly News anchor and current special correspondent Tom Brokaw – among other 2014 recipients. Today news anchor Natalie Morales touted the announcement on Monday, noting: "Obama said in a statement, these citizens have made extraordinary contributions to our country and the world."
  • Tom Brokaw has cancer, NBC News announces

    02/11/2014 4:47:23 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 66 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2/11/2014
    <p>NBC News Special Correspondent and former “NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer, the network announced Tuesday night.</p> <p>Brokaw, 74, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow, at the Mayo Clinic in August.</p>
  • Holder's Seat Getting Hotter?

    06/03/2013 8:22:23 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 22 replies
    Town Hall ^ | June 3, 2013 | Guy Benson
    Brokaw believes Team Obama may be executing a Beltway "two-step," where named administration officials stand by their man on the record, while deputies telegraph the White House's true sentiments on background. In this case, the Times reports that West Wing insiders are trying to nudge Holder toward the door, his central crime being political maladriotness. Their "apoplexy" over the Attorney General isn't on the merits of his terrible decisions and obvious dishonesty, mind you. They're cool with his behavior -- from pressing for Bush-era recriminations, to backing New York City trials for Al Qaeda leaders, to presiding over and misleading...
  • Brokaw Rips White House Correspondents Dinner:We're Versailles [ 2nd Star party since closure ]

    04/26/2013 6:18:35 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 22 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | April 26 2013 | John Nolte
    For those of you who might not know or care, the White House Correspondents Dinner is an annual orgy of narcissistic self-indulgence where the biggest stars in media, Hollywood, and politics gather to become even more corrupt and insulated than they already are. It is also a decidedly left-wing affair where the media hoot, holler, and applaud as Barack Obama attacks his political opponents, and do the same when Stephen Colbert rips George W. Bush. In a word, the dinner is a grotesque display of "journalists" yukking it up and slapping the backs of those in power whom they are...
  • Tom Brokaw On Boston Suspect: ‘He’s Also A Muslim. The Fact Is That Islamic Rage

    04/21/2013 8:12:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 4/21/13 | Meenal Vamburkar
    “This is a reality show that we’re going to be living with for a long time,” Tom Brokaw said on Meet the Press this morning, during David Gregory‘s panel on the attack in Boston. Discussing the need to find the motivation behind such events, the panelists further debated the pros and cons of the extra-vigilant era we’re entering. “You can’t get intel on the lone operators,” Brokaw elaborated, noting details about the suspect, adding, “He’s also a Muslim. The fact is, that Islamic rage is still out there.” He then turned toward the security aspect, mentioning the
  • Brokaw: U.S. partly to blame for Boston terror Veteran NBC anchor attempts moral equivalency

    04/21/2013 8:02:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 71 replies
    wnd ^ | 9/22/10 | staff
    Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw strongly suggested Sunday that America is partly to blame for the gruesome terrorists attacks in Boston, because the young, Muslim men involved may have felt “alienated” and angry over U.S. drone strikes on “innocent civilians” in Muslim countries abroad. Brokaw, who has been playing the role of media elder statesman since retiring, went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” with host David Gregory to discuss last week’s Boston bombings, which killed three and injured 183. “There are a couple of things to remember here, David, I think for all of us,” Brokaw intoned. “With the...