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  • PBS's Brooks: NC Bathroom Law 'So Bad Now I Have to Praise Donald Trump'

    04/23/2016 6:49:26 AM PDT · by markomalley · 56 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/22/16 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Friday's regular "Shields and Brooks" segment on the PBS NewsHour, pretend conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks slammed the North Carolina bathroom law -- which tries to protect women and girls from men intruding into women's restrooms in state buildings -- as he declared that the law is "so bad now I have to praise Donald Trump" for the GOP candidate's criticism of the law on NBC's Today show. He went on to complain that the Republican party "should have moved on" from "1980s socially conservative culture war politics," and concluded by lauding "moderate" Trump as "not stuck...
  • Trump's foreign policy adviser on nukes, NATO and China

    04/01/2016 7:26:22 AM PDT · by jennychase · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/31/2016 | PBS
    How does Donald Trump see the world? And how would he approach foreign policy as president? Walid Phares, foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the candidate’s stance on using nuclear weapons, reviewing the future of NATO, fighting ISIS and confronting China.
  • Fight over core principles exposes deep GOP divides

    02/01/2016 6:55:32 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 5 replies ^ | 2-1-2016
    DAVID FRUM: When you ask the question, do you think you will be better off in 10 years than you are today, do you think your children will have a better life than you, the most pessimistic group in America are whites without a college degree. And the second most pessimistic group in America are whites with a college degree. JUDY WOODRUFF: So, into this situation steps New York billionaire Donald Trump. What happens? DAVID FRUM: Donald Trump is one of America's great marketing geniuses. And Trump has, as great marketers do, an intuitive understanding of what the customer wants....
  • David Brooks: Donald Trump's "Bigotry" Has "Done Enormous Damage To America's Reputation Abroad"

    12/12/2015 10:45:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | December 12, 2015
    PBS: Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments on banning Muslims from entering the U.S., a campaign surge for Sen. Ted Cruz, plus assessing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s first month on the job. Brooks says Republican Senators would rather vote for a Democratic Majority Leader than "universally unpopular" Ted Cruz. JUDY WOODRUFF, PBS NEWSHOUR: When it comes to Trump, David, I know we have been talking about him, but this week, with the statement about keeping Muslims out of the country, is this...
  • Trump's "Slur" "Culture War Politics Of Worst Sort," "Essential" Jeb, Rubio Distance Themselves

    07/05/2015 10:46:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    JUDY WOODRUFF, PBS NEWSHOUR: I want to ask you both about something else that’s come up. And that is comments that Donald Trump, who announced a few days ago he’s running for president, has made about Mexicans. And here’s a quote from Donald Trump. “I love the Mexican people, but you have people coming through the border that are from all over, and they are bad. I’m talking about people that are from all over that are killers and rapists.” Big reaction, Mark, on the Republican side to this. What does this mean for the Republican field? The other candidates,...
  • PBS Anchor Judy Woodruff Also Admits Donating to Clinton Foundation

    05/15/2015 12:22:06 PM PDT · by drewh · 83 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 15, 2015 | 11:55 AM EDT | By Tim Graham
    The Wall Street Journal reported on the Stephanopoulos scandal on Friday, and found another national TV anchor in the database. “Judy Woodruff, the co-anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, gave $250 in 2010 to the foundation’s aid efforts for victims of the Haiti earthquake.” She was a senior correspondent then, before Jim Lehrer retired. Woodruff initially recalled the donation as being for $1,000, but based the $250 amount as the one on her 2010 tax return. Woodruff tried to make it sound bipartisan: “I made the gift in response to an urgent joint appeal from former President Clinton and...
  • Susan Rice: Republican opposition is America's 'one weakness'

    05/15/2014 12:45:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 14, 2014 | Joel Gehrke
    National Security Advisor Susan Rice disputed Republican critiques of President Obama's foreign policy by arguing that "political polarization" accounts for the "one weakness" of American strength in international affairs. "The one weakness that our friends and partners point to and the one thing that undermines our strength around the world is our political polarization," Rice said during an event hosted by the Women's Foreign Policy Group. Rice didn't mention Republicans specifically, but cited policy fights that they have provoked, such as over budget issues. "When countries look at us, they wonder and they worry if we will have our collective...
  • Shields and Brooks on finding a GOP ‘anti-Cruz,’ Middle East alliances

    08/01/2014 10:15:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    PBS Newshour ^ | August 1, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the weekÂ’s top news, including the struggle on Capitol Hill to find a resolution to the political division on the border crisis before Congress leaves for August recess, as well as how these events will affect the November election, plus the outlook for ending the war between Israel and Hamas. (AUDIO-AT-LINK)TRANSCRIPT JUDY WOODRUFF: In Washington, House Republicans were racing to pass something on the border crisis after a day of confusion and chaos on Capitol Hill Thursday. For a taste of what went on...
  • David Brooks: Obama 'Impeachment Is Obviously Cloud Cuckoo Land'

    07/12/2014 12:10:35 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 37 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | July 11, 2014 | Jeff Poor
    On Friday's broadcast of PBS's "NewsHour" New York Times columnist David Brooks and Creators Syndicate columnist Mark Shields took on the House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against the Obama administration, which alleges oversteps in executive authority by the Obama White House. Both acknowledged Boehner's gripe with the Obama administration had merit, but were skeptical of the lawsuit's chances. However, they both also took on the alternative offered by former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), which was to impeach President Barack Obama. Both dismissed that course of action as well, with Brooks calling it "cloud cuckoo land."
  • Judy Woodruff Wonders if ‘Compelling’ Inequality Issue Will Overtake Obamacare in 2014

    01/05/2014 7:44:10 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 39 replies ^ | January 5th, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    A panel of politicians and commentators on NBC’s Meet the Press sized up the political issues that will dominate 2014 heading into the midterm elections on Sunday. The panel largely agreed that the Affordable Care Act is the most pressing issue of the day today, but they were not sure if that dynamic would still be in place by November. PBS anchor Judy Woodruff said that the issue of “inequality” is compelling and could speak to more Americans’ lives than the ACA’s implementation woes. NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd began the segment by observing that the Democrats...
  • Sen. Cornyn to Obama: Take Tax Increases Off the Table [PBS WOODRUFF/CORNYN Interview, BUT..]

    07/05/2011 9:46:13 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 7 replies
    PBS ^ | AIR DATE: July 5, 2011 | PBS WOODRUFF
    Transcript JUDY WOODRUFF: President Obama announced late this afternoon that he will host the bipartisan congressional leadership at the White House Thursday for continued talks on a deal to reduce the deficit and raise the nation's debt limit. He went before cameras at the White House today to argue what he sees as the terms of debate ahead of this next round of negotiations. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: It's my hope that everybody is going to leave their ultimatums at the door, that we will all leave our political rhetoric at the door, and that we're going to do what's best...
  • Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 5/13-5/14/06 (not the live thread)

    05/13/2006 3:29:13 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 33 replies · 877+ views
    Network and Cable News | 5/13/06 | Network and Cable News Shows
    Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 5/13 - 5/14 (not the live thread)The main message is the Sunday Shows.  Message 1 will be the Saturday Shows and message 2 will be the show guest links post.  Then I'll post the ping list.ABC This Week (George Stephanopoulos) Meme: It's Mother's Day - they want the day off to be with Mom.Put Biden and Hagel on... it's autopilot time... we can phone this one in!We say that the NSA programs are all bad, therefore they're bad.  Don't listen to anyone else.See?  We're not being mean to (Laura) Bush, which means we're fair and...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!

    04/28/2005 10:43:46 AM PDT · by Tiger Smack · 258 replies · 19,399+ views
    Media ^ | April 28, 2005
    FLASH: JUDY WOODRUFF LEAVES CNN This message was just sent on CNN's internal messaging system: "To my colleagues and friends at CNN: I've decided to leave daily journalism after 30 years, 12 of them at this network. I've had challenging and exciting opportunities, been supported by an amazing and talented group of people, and made lifelong friends. I wish them the very best. I'm discussing several long-form projects in television. I'll also teach, do some writing and be an occasional consultant and contributor to CNN. To all of you at CNN who have been so wonderful to me, I can't...
  • MSM Alert - Judy Woodruff Labels Casey of PA "Anti-Abortion Rights" Instead of "Pro-Life"

    03/21/2005 1:05:50 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies · 765+ views
    Inside Politics - CNN | g
    Judy Woodruff, of CNN's Inside Politics, just revealed how slavishly she identifies with the NOW/NARAL gang. Referring to Dem senatorial candidate Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, she described him as "anti-abortion rights" rahter than "pro-life." What are the odds Woodruff refers to people on the other side as anything but "pro-choice"?
  • Judy Woodruff Pines For Presumptive Nominee (Judy Going Ga-ga Over Jean Francois Cheri - Hilarious!)

    01/28/2005 3:14:01 PM PST · by goldstategop · 12 replies · 1,135+ views ^ | 01/28/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Folks, you want to hear how bad the mainstream press has it? Give you a short little sound bite. Yesterday was January 27th, 2005. January 27th, 2005, was yesterday. A few short months ago, it was November 2nd, 2004, and on that date, George Bush was reelected president of the United States. Condoleezza Rice was to be sworn in as Secretary of State today -- number of other political events -- the Iraqi elections. And this was a portion of a report brought forth by Judy Woodruff on "Inside Politics" on CNN. JUDY WOODRUFF: With President Bush rushing head-long...
  • Woodruff Heralds Bill Clinton as "the Quintessential American"

    11/20/2004 11:36:56 AM PST · by april15Bendovr · 54 replies · 1,227+ views ^ | Friday Nov 19, 2004
    Woodruff Heralds Bill Clinton as "the Quintessential American"      CNN's Judy Woodruff heralded Bill Clinton as "the quintessential American, super sized." On Thursday's Inside Politics, Woodruff summarized his political life: "Dreaming big, flying sometimes too close to the sun, falling hard and coming back strong." She concluded her profile on the day of the dedication of the Clinton Library: "Brilliant and captivating. Sometimes foolish and weak. Forever a promise not quite fulfilled. A legacy still to be determined."      Woodruff began her November 18 tribute to Clinton's achievements, as noted by the MRC's Ken Shepherd: "Bill Clinton's moment in the...
  • I need help with my turn page paper on the collapse of communism

    04/30/2004 10:13:23 AM PDT · by johnmartineu · 381 replies · 5,673+ views
    myself | 4/30 | johnmartineu, author of the NY Times bestseller, "kittens ripped my turn page paper"
    Hi! My name is John Martineu. Im 18 and a student of Dover high School in Dover Delaware. I have been assigned a final term project. We are to do a 20 page turn paper on different subjects. I am doing one on the collapse of communism. Since you coservatives know alot about this, I was wondering if you could help me out. First Id like to know what communism is and how it is different from socialism? Second I would also like to know about why Russia collapsed. Third could you tell me why you refer to certain people...
  • CNN Inside Politics

    03/28/2004 9:47:11 PM PST · by MurryMom · 17 replies · 151+ views
    CNN ^ | April 30, 2001 | Judy Woodruff
    WOODRUFF: We will have more of the day's political news coming up. But now a look at some other top stories. The Navy is ready for more demonstrations on the Puerto Rican island, Vieques. After a break on Sunday, Navy warships are firing at the island's practice range again. Over the weekend, roughly 70 demonstrators were arrested and charged with trespassing. They included a U.S. congressman, Democrat Luis Gutierrez of Illinois. The State Department officially released its annual terrorism report just a little more than an hour ago, but unlike last year, there's no extensive mention of alleged terrorist mastermind...
  • CNN Inside Politics: Any Chance Dems Can Regain Senate? (Pretty please alert)

    02/27/2004 6:45:43 PM PST · by Tall_Texan · 25 replies · 224+ views ^ | 02-27-03 | Transcript
    <p>WOODRUFF: The race for the White House is dominated headlines in recent weeks, but there are also some very tight Senate races on the ballot this November.</p> <p>Stu Rothenberg of the "Rothenberg Political Report" is with me now to talk about some of the more intriguing ones.</p>