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  • Tea party conservative to run as Democrat against Shuster [ Pennsylvania]

    08/04/2016 2:08:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    The conservative tea party challenger who was narrowly beaten in the Republican primary by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster says he will run against the eight-term incumbent -- as a Democrat. Art Halvorson, a retired Coast Guard captain from Bedford County, received more than the 1,000 write-in votes in the Democratic primary. ... Halvorson has called Shuster too moderate, and the challenger touts himself as a tea party-backed conservative Christian. Shuster is the House Transportation Committee chairman and is Pennsylvania's highest-ranked member of Congress. He beat Halvorson in the 2014 Republican primary, but his second victory over Halvorson in April was...
  • Tea Party Candidate Could Win Democratic Primary

    06/01/2016 4:42:04 PM PDT · by mrsmith · 9 replies
    Rollcall ^ | Jun 1, 2016 | Stephanie Akin
    A Pennsylvania House candidate who lost the Republican primary has been presented with the unexpected possibility that he might compete in the general election — as a Democrat. An early tally of write-in votes on Tuesday put tea party-backed conservative Art Halvorson slightly ahead of Democrat Adam Sedlock in the Democratic primary...
  • Elective Despotism: RINOs Sweep Every Congressional Race

    04/27/2016 9:18:16 AM PDT · by sally234 · 37 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 4-27-16 | Daniel Horowitz
    Isn’t democracy great? Isn’t it great when “the people” get to vote? Actually, this is exactly what our Founders warned of when they portended an elective despotism emanating from a pure democracy. This is why they sought to establish a republic.
  • Shuster Statement on Administration’s FAA Furlough Plans

    04/23/2013 5:35:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster ^ | 4/23/13 | House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster
    Washington, DC – House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) issued the following statement today after Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announced that a five percent budget reduction due to sequestration would result in the furloughing of thousands of air traffic controllers and potentially disrupt the travel plans of the flying public: “The FAA’s management of sequestration is quickly going from bad to worse. Given that the FAA’s budget increased more than 100 percent over the last 15 years, finding five percent in savings shouldn’t need to significantly...
  • David Shuster gets educated by Kevin Jackson

    03/13/2013 8:46:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/13/13 | Kevin Jackson
    Shuster tries to tell Jackson, that the Tea Party is Racist. Jackson points out that it's all hype and that Democrats have a very racist history.
  • WashPost's Aaron Blake Tells David Shuster Fast & Furious Is Just 'Process Arguments' That Bore

    06/24/2012 10:42:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 6/24/12 | Tim Graham
    Washington Post political reporter Aaron Blake was wearing his usual liberal hat when he appeared on the Bill Press radio/Current TV show on Thursday. Guest host David Shuster asked him, "So regarding President Obama asserting executive privilege yesterday, condemning the use of executive privilege five years ago, how big of a political problem is this for him?" Blake stepped over Obama's inconsitency and dismissed the whole thing as buried in the weeds of "process arguments" the public will tune out (as if government agent Brian Terry's death from American firearms was merely a process argument?): BLAKE: Well, you know only...
  • David Shuster to Washington Examiner: I Will Own You!

    05/20/2010 12:59:08 PM PDT · by 999replies · 5 replies · 635+ views
    We're hearing that suspended MSNBCer David Shuster, in the recent dust up with the Washington Examiner about playing for the network's softball team, tried to flex his muscles against the paper. ..."Do you guys want me to own the D.C. Examiner?"
  • MSNBC's David Shuster May Be Gone As of Monday

    04/04/2010 10:08:13 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 25 replies · 1,590+ views
    The Lid/Mediabistro ^ | 4/5/10 | The Lid
    David Shuster is a Keith Olbermann wannabe who once profiled the Republican Party as ‘all white males with short haircuts.' He then went on to call the party angry and unhinged, with ‘no women, no minorities.' Shuster said the Tea Party health-care protest in Washington was an"orgy of bigotry, racism, antisemitism and hate." We David one thing you can't say about us is that we are as dumb as David Shuster. After all we didn't cut a pilot for a competing network without telling our boss who pulled us off the air on Friday and who has called us into...
  • MSNBC's David Shuster may be cut loose

    04/03/2010 3:56:28 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 47 replies · 2,019+ views
    NY Post ^ | 4/3/10 | Page Six
    MSNBC anchor David Shuster might be in hot water. He wasn't on at his normal 3 p.m. time yesterday, soon after his bosses learned that he'd shot a pilot for rival cable news network CNN.
  • MSNBC Grilled Conservative Teen, Tosses Softballs to Child Promoting ObamaCare

    03/13/2010 2:18:54 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 3 replies · 388+ views
    youtube ^ | 3-11-10 | BlackAndRight (user)
    On Tuesday's edition of MSNBC News Live, host David Shuster tossed softballs to an 11-year-old supporter of Obamacare. However, back in 2009, reporter Norah O'Donnell grilled a conservative teen and fan of Sarah Palin. Written by NewsBusters' Scott Whitlock, edited by Bob Parks
  • Winless American Men Curlers Lose on Last Rock

    02/18/2010 3:05:19 PM PST · by winoneforthegipper · 36 replies · 995+ views
    ABC NEWS/ESPN ^ | 02/18/10 | JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer
    The winless U.S. men's curlers lost a tough one again, beaten 7-6 by Denmark on Thursday in yet another extra end. Americans Jason Smith, left, and John Benton, sweep in a match against Denmark during round robin session 4 of men's curling at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) (AP)The Americans are 0-4 and will need to win their remaining five matches in the round-robin schedule to stand any chance of reaching the semifinals. "It hurts right now," U.S. lead John Benton said. "We're definitely on the way, way outside....
  • David Shuster Tweets, Then Deletes; Blames Management For Twitter Absence

    02/17/2010 7:11:12 AM PST · by icwhatudo · 9 replies · 737+ views
    Mediaite ^ | February 17th, 2010 | Steve Krakauer
    MSNBC anchor David Shuster broke his three-week long Twitter silence last night with a strange series of explanatory tweets about his absence – that were all deleted a few hours later. What does appear to be clear, however, is Shuster says MSNBC management is stopping him from tweeting.
  • Olbermann in Freefall

    02/02/2010 1:13:22 PM PST · by JedEckert2000 · 29 replies · 2,434+ views
    jedeckert2000 ^ | JedEckert2000
    I could not believe my eyes. A member of the American media has broken ranks and is reporting the truth about MSNBC's prime-time clown. After years and years of glowing tributes and softball profiles, someone has dared to tell the real story of what has happened to Keith's "ratings juggernaut."Apparently, the tingle down the leg has subsided for at least one television writer. Take a look at Jeff Bercovici's piece over at AOL.
  • David Shuster & Contessa Brewer…Pure MSNBC Comedy

    01/28/2010 9:12:34 PM PST · by Starman417 · 1 replies · 397+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-28-10 | Curt
    Comedy gold. First we have David Shuster, the shill for all things liberal and scummy, inviting Andrew Breitbart onto MSNBC to discuss the O'Keefe story where Brietbart got Shuster to retract his allegations of wiretapping: [VIDEO AT SITE] As soon as Breitbart forced Shuster into a corner by reading Shusters's obviously biased tweets Shuster would not let Breitbart have any airtime, instead he continued to talk over him and lamely tried to change the subject. Andrew later re-printed the email Shuster sent to him alleging that he had "no horse in this race." An obvious lie based on his tweets....
  • How David Shuster Lied to Get Me to Appear on MSNBC

    01/28/2010 6:44:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 46 replies · 2,397+ views
    Big Journalism ^ | 1/28/10 | Andrew Breitbart
    Today is the day that I have been invited to go on MSNBC for the very first time. At no point during the ACORN story was I put on the hot seat to defend the work of James O’Keefe. My thesis from day one has been that the mainstream media is biased in favor of the left and MSNBC is its most obvious case study. So when MSNBC led the charge on Tuesday against James O’Keefe when he and three others were arrested in New Orleans at Senator Landrieu’s office, it came as no surprise that the cable network seized...
  • Radio Tirade: MSNBC’S Shuster Launches Slamfest On Cheney, Limbaugh & Beck

    01/19/2010 10:26:22 AM PST · by Biggirl · 16 replies · 1,214+ views ^ | January 18, 2010 | Breitbart Tv
    As presented today on the Rush Limbaugh show.
  • Rush Limbaugh Calls David Shuster "One of the Hapless, Genuinely Ignorant Schlubs at MSNBC" - Audio

    01/08/2010 4:00:47 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 8 replies · 608+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 8, 2010 | Brian
    Here is audio of Rush Limbaugh hammering MSNBC's David Shuster as "one of the hapless, genuinely ignorant schlubs over at MSNBC." He did so for his attacks on the Bush Administration for releasing prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay who have now once again become Al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen. Limbaugh admitted that it is true that the Bush Administration did that. But he went on to say - "But Mr. Shuster, do you know why? Peole like you (Schuster)were demanding it - the ACLU and a bunch of lawyers." Rush is exactly right. The Left has been all for closing Gitmo...
  • MSNBC’s Shuster: Brit Hume ‘Denigrated’ Christianity With Tiger Woods Comment

    01/04/2010 11:04:04 PM PST · by bogusname · 70 replies · 2,107+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | January 4, 2010 | Kyle Drennen
    During the 3PM ET hour of live coverage on MSNBC, anchor David Shuster claimed that Fox News political analyst Brit Hume "denigrated Christianity" when suggesting that scandal-ridden golfer Tiger Woods convert to the faith. Shuster made the comments while discussing the issue with MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan, asking: "Doesn’t it also denigrate Christianity when you do that on a Sunday political talk show? This isn’t church, this isn’t some sort of holy setting, this is a political talk show....Doesn’t that minimize the significance of Christianity, when you bring a discussion of Christianity into a conversation about politics?" Buchanan replied:...
  • After Damage is Done, CNN and MSNBC Admit They Can't Verify Quotes Used Against Limbaugh - Videos

    10/16/2009 2:55:24 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 21 replies · 1,225+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 16, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Now that they played their part in smearing Rush Limbaugh and creating a firestorm that resulted in Limbaugh being criticized by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and eventually being dropped from the group bidding to buy the St. Louis Rams, some in the media are admitting they used alleged "quotes" that they cannot confirm. First, here is Rick Sanchez at CNN apologizing for using quotes against Limbaugh that he now admits he cannot independently confirm . . . MSNBC's David Shuster admitted on air today that they cannot verify the quotes they used either, be he did not apologize . ....
  • David Shuster goes crazy after Countdown crew films his “bald spot”

    07/29/2009 11:23:06 AM PDT · by Justaham · 28 replies · 1,420+ views
    Shuster is a little sensitive about his thinning hair. Although daytime cameramen at MSNBC have been instructed never to shoot the anchor from behind, the prime-time crew never got the memo. “David went crazy when he filled in for Keith Olbermann last week and was shot from behind, exposing his bald spot,” said a source close to production. “He went crazy and is so upset about it, he’s thinking about getting a rug.” MSNBC had no comment.
  • David Shuster Ignores Own 'Pimped Out' Remark, Tells to Stop Vile Language

    07/13/2009 3:25:34 PM PDT · by Justaham · 131 replies · 6,000+ views ^ | 7-13-09 | Scott Whitlock
    MSNBC's David Shuster, who was suspended in 2008 for proclaiming that Chelsea Clinton was being "pimped out" by her then-candidate mother, on Monday challenged a representative of Free Republic as to what he would do to try and "discourage people" from using "hateful, vile language" on the website. Guest Kristinn Taylor, a spokesman for the Washington D.C. chapter of Free Republic, appeared on the show to battle with the MSNBC Live host over offensive comments that were posted on the site about 11-year old Malia Obama. Taylor combatively contradicted an assertion by Shuster that some racist remarks featured under a...
  • BOMBSHELL & FREEPER CALL TO ACTION on Daily Kos & Vancouver Sun Reporter [Hot Links @ #208]

    07/12/2009 9:10:49 AM PDT · by joinedafterattack · 1,953 replies · 77,974+ views
    Various Posting online found through Google ^ | July 12, 2009 | Joinedafterattack
    <p>Freepers, get the word out loud and wide. The Vancouver Sun "journalist" Chris Parry that defamed Jim Robinson and FreeRepublic is none other than radical left blogger "Hollywoodoz" at the Daily Kos. In addition to writting for the Vancouver Sun, Chris is a frustrated and failed internet entrepreneur, having launched many websites and blogs, all of which have virtually no traffic, following, or success. Chris also writes movie reviews, though these are pretty lame.</p>
  • (Flashback) MSNBC’s David Shuster Suspended for Chelsea ‘Pimped Out’ Comment

    07/11/2009 7:08:35 PM PDT · by mnehring · 18 replies · 1,008+ views
    Blogger News ^ | February 8th, 2008
    As Mark Finkelstein reported on Newsbusters on the 7th, MSNBC’s David Shuster made a rather interesting comment about Chelsea Clinton as he was hosting “Tucker” that evening. Shuster asked if Hillary Clinton’s use of her daughter on the campaign trail seemed “like Chelsea’s sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?” Well, NBC has now announced that they’ve suspended Shuster over the comment…. so much for free political speech. In a press release, NBC says the following: On Thursday’s “Tucker” on MSNBC, David Shuster, who was serving as guest-host of the program, made a comment about Chelsea...
  • MSNBC Labels Obama Stare Photo 'Right Wing Smear;' Singles Out Drudge, Fox (FR Too)

    07/10/2009 5:26:50 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 179 replies · 6,282+ views ^ | 7/10/2009 | Matthew Balan
    MSNBC’s David Shuster and Tamron Hall labeled the circulation of a photo of President Obama...a “right wing smear,” and singled out Fox News and Drudge as culprits. They brought on a Media Matters spokesman, who accused these sites of being motivated by a “racist stereotype of an oversexed black man being a predator.” They let this accusation go unanswered (audio clip from the promos and the segment available here). Shuster and Hall promoted the segment on the Obama picture from the start of the 4 pm Eastern hour of MSNBC’s live coverage. A graphic on-screen at the top of the...
  • David Shuster Is A Liar

    06/16/2009 3:26:26 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 2 replies · 609+ views
    The Weekly Standard - The Blog ^ | June 15, 2009 07:54 PM | Michael Goldfarb
    MSNBC’s journalistic standards are, shall we say, somewhat flexible. Even by its weak standards, however, David Shuster today issued a report that was breathtaking for its mendacity. Simply put, Shuster lied--brazenly, knowingly, on the air. The subject of Shuster’s piece was the left’s all-purpose villain Joe Lieberman. He charged that Lieberman is a “hypocrite” because, in Shuster’s words, he’s “been praising President Obama and his administration these days even as Lieberman fights most of the most crucial Obama policies.” And what, pray tell, is Shuster’s evidence? He says of Lieberman: “You’ve publicly declared it’s a mistake to engage in dialogue...
  • MSNBC Anchors Debate Carrie Prejean Coverage and David Shuster says "Can I Vomit Right Now?"

    05/12/2009 7:57:16 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 42 replies · 1,757+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | May 12, 2009 | Iris Somberg
    MSNBC anchor David Shuster continued his outspoken disdain for anyone that supports traditional marriage. Directly after Donald Trump announced Miss California Carrie Prejean could keep her title on May 12, Shuster asked "Can I vomit?" In a typical rant, Shuster repeated his criticism of Prejean: "Can I vomit right now? I mean, literally. Can I vomit?" Shuster said. "Doesn't this represent everything that is wrong with the superficial nature of these pageants? I mean, she talked about how women can make a difference in the world. She lied. She avoided taking personal responsibility. She blamed others whether it's Perez Hilton...
  • David Shuster has LOST IT

    05/12/2009 9:23:15 AM PDT · by cdchik123 · 52 replies · 2,073+ views
    For some reason I had it on MSNBC during the news conference of Miss Ca. David Shuster absolutely went off on everyone in the pageant who decided her fate, saying it made him want to 'puke.' He was actually somewhat implying his co-anchor Tamron Hall should jump off of a cliff because she was defending Miss CA to some extent. He said a person who has breast implants and plastic surgery cannot be taken seriously--and that its so omg!superficial, those beauty pageants. The man needs to be taken off the air. He cannot be considered a serious daytime journalist and...
  • MSNBC Shuster: defending Palin = defending Segregation

    01/10/2009 3:23:58 PM PST · by SolidWood · 35 replies · 1,997+ views
    MSNBC on Youtube ^ | January 9, 2009 | 08blatz
    Watch the second match-up between John Ziegler and MSNBC David Shuster. Ziegler wrote on his site that the character assasination of Palin was one of the greatest public injustices of our time. Shuster, out of the blue, brings up segregation and suggests that Ziegler thinks it wasn't that bad. UnFREAKINGbelievable.
  • Round 2: Shuster vs. Ziegler on Gov. Sarah Palin and Media Bias - Video 1/9/09

    01/10/2009 12:15:56 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 3 replies · 590+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 10, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is Round 2 of MSNBC pro-Obama hack David Shuster going up against Documentary-filmmaker John Ziegler over the media's treatment of Gov. Sarah Palin. Ziegler and Shuster went at it two days previously in Round 1, and got together again yesterday for Round 2. Ziegler really gets under Shuster's skin! John Ziegler has made a documentary called "Media Malpractice," which reportedly documents the bias of the mainstream media in favor of Barack Obama and against Gov. Sarah Palin. Ziegler manages to take a shot at Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann at the very end of the interview. . . ....
  • John Ziegler Says MSNBC Prejudiced Aganst Palin; Calls Shuster a "Joke" - Video 1/9/09

    01/09/2009 11:35:19 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 26 replies · 1,465+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 9, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Documentary filmmaker John Ziegler appeared on MSNBC today to talk with anchor David Shuster about Ziegler's documentary "Media Malpractice," and particularly to talk about the media's treatment of Gov. Sarah Palin. Ziegler let Shuster and MSNBC have it with both barrels . . . .(watch video)
  • Video: Palin Documentarian John Ziegler Unloads On PMSNBC's David Shuster

    01/09/2009 10:13:56 AM PST · by careyb · 29 replies · 2,544+ views
    PMSNBC ^ | 1/9/09 | Shuster/Ziegler
    LOL! Ziegler: "I feel like this is OJ Simpson interviewing the cops!"
  • MSNBC retracts false Palin story; others duped

    11/12/2008 8:40:24 PM PST · by SmithL · 104 replies · 4,752+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 11/12/8 | DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer
    NEW YORK, (AP) -- MSNBC was the victim of a hoax when it reported that an adviser to John McCain had identified himself as the source of an embarrassing story about former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the network said Wednesday. David Shuster, an anchor for the cable news network, said on air Monday that Martin Eisenstadt, a McCain policy adviser, had come forth and identified himself as the source of a Fox News Channel story saying Palin had mistakenly believed Africa was a country instead of a continent. Eisenstadt identifies himself on a blog as a senior fellow at...
  • MSNBC Runs Palin Hit Piece Less Than 12 Hours After She is Announced

    08/30/2008 10:05:34 AM PDT · by edzo4 · 146 replies · 1,214+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 8/30/08 | Edzo
    Less than 12 hours after McCain picks AK Gov. Sarah Palin as his VP David Shuster hosted a 1 Hour hit piece on the governor highlighting her Alleged scandal in Alaska

    08/27/2008 5:32:31 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 36 replies · 308+ views
    NY POST ^ | Aug. 27, 2008 | Page 6
    ANIMOSITY among MSNBC anchors has reached a mile-high peak at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, with on-air squabbling between such big egos as Joe Scarborough, Keith Olbermann, Chris Matthews and David Shuster. Scarborough, who served in Congress as a Republican representative from Florida, seems to be particularly touchy being the only host who isn't openly pro-Democratic. Yesterday, after Shuster referred to "your party, the Republican Party," Scarborough went off, sparking a seven-minute exchange. "I will let you know that 'my party,' my party loathes me much more than your party, the Democratic Party, loathes me," Scarborough seethed. "What about...
  • Why Shuster Was Sacrificed

    02/13/2008 11:05:49 AM PST · by george76 · 34 replies · 108+ views
    National Review ^ | February 13, 2008 | Stephen Spruiell
    Debate threat. Last week, MSNBC suspended David Shuster for saying, “Doesn’t it seem as if Chelsea [Clinton] is sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?” A search through MSNBC’s archives quickly uncovered a glaring double standard: Last September, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann accused President Bush of “pimping General David Petraeus.” It’s the same analogy — these days, the word “pimping” is slang, meaning to use in an unseemly way. Olbermann wasn’t reprimanded, but Shuster was suspended for two weeks and forced to apologize. Why? The most logical answer is that Shuster’s words jeopardized a lucrative opportunity...
  • Clinton Campaign Not Looking for Shuster to Be Fired, After All

    02/10/2008 2:47:16 AM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 22 replies · 82+ views
    ABC News ^ | February 09, 2008 9:07 PM | Jake Tapper
    After some conversations with folks at the Clinton campaign, I can offer some clarity -- maybe -- on what they're asking NBC/MSNBC to do. And despite Clinton's letter, saying David Martin Shuster's apology and suspension was not sufficient, Clinton's goal is not for NBC to fire Shuster, he and his fans will be happy to hear. Until Thursday, the Clinton campaign had no issues with Shuster, I'm told. The campaign says it has more to do with what it sees as a sexist, locker room, on-air atmosphere at MSNBC. Clinton supporters ask: what other network has had, within the space...
  • Heated Emails from Clintons to MSNBC’s Shuster

    02/09/2008 8:14:20 PM PST · by ricks_place · 78 replies · 206+ views
    Politisite ^ | 2/9/08 | Albert N. Milliron
    Politisite has obtained the email exchange between the Clinton camp and MSNBC’s David Shuster who now is on leave due to his remarks about Chelsea Clinton being, “pimped out by the Clinton Camp” because of her calls to super delegates and others. Here are the emails Philippe Reines Press Secretary Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton Nice to hear from you, philippe. It is a fact that chelsea has made calls to superdelegates, as your campaign colleagues have acknowledged. It is also a fact that the campaign has reacted quite harshly to any media who have sought to interview chelsea. That was...
  • 'Pimp' Slur on Chelsea

    02/09/2008 5:10:14 PM PST · by george76 · 126 replies · 202+ views
    NEW YORK POST ^ | February 9, 2008 | CHARLES HURT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton threatened yesterday to pull out of an upcoming debate hosted by MSNBC after one of its correspondents said on air that daughter Chelsea was being "pimped out" by the campaign to win votes. Correspondent David Shuster made the remark Thursday night as he and others were discussing on air how Chelsea Clinton, 27, is taking an increasingly active role in the campaign. "Doesn't it seem as if Chelsea is sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" Wolfson noted that just last month another MSNBC personality, Chris Matthews, apologized for saying the reason Clinton...
  • HILLARY WANTS DAVID SHUSTER FIRED (or end up like Vince Foster)

    02/09/2008 1:10:43 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 229 replies · 1,723+ views
    LEWISTON, Me. — Hillary Clinton isn’t pulling her punches today, and she’s ripped. Clinton doesn’t think a temporary suspension fits the crime by MSNBC’s David Shuster, who commented this week that the Clinton campaign had “pimped out” 27-year old Chelsea Clinton by having her try to recruit Democratic Party super delegates to support her mother. Sen. Clinton’s letter to Steve Capus, president of NBC News, pretty much says it all: Dear Mr. Capus, Thank you for your call yesterday. I wanted to send you this note to convey the depth of my feeling about David Shuster’s comments. I know that...
  • Hillary Responds to "Pimp"-gate

    02/09/2008 11:01:28 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 92 replies · 289+ views ^ | 2/9/08 | Jake Tapper and Eloise Harper
    In Orono, Maine, this morning, following a rally at the University of Maine, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., made her first public remarks about MSNBC's David Shuster having referred to her campaign having "pimped out Chelsea," Clinton's daughter. "I am a mom first and a candidate second," Clinton told reporters, per ABC News' Eloise Harper. "I found the remarks incredibly offensive. I can take whatever comes my way, that’s part of what I signed up for as a candidate as an office holder, but I think that there’s been a troubling pattern of comments and behavior that has to be held...
  • MSNBC's Shuster Hit By Own Sandbag

    09/27/2007 6:59:10 AM PDT · by bocopar · 31 replies · 49+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 9/27/07 | Bob Parks
    The mainstream media is constantly reminding us how we can trust them. They pound into our heads how they are most diligent when it comes to fact-checking. How dare we question their integrity. With that, some of us love it when this happens to the revered members of the mainstream media.... MSNBC's Erroneous Bully By The Prowler Published 9/27/2007MSNBC's David Shuster is a bright reporter, who owes his career largely to being colleague Chris Matthews's waterboy lo these many years. In the past he's built a reputation for enterprise reporting, but earlier this week he attempted to embarrass Tennessee Rep....
  • Hillary "Enraged"

    02/09/2008 5:34:13 AM PST · by O6ret · 113 replies · 209+ views
    AP | 8 Feb 06 | Beth Fouhy
    MSNBC's Chelsea Comment Angers Clinton Feb 8 02:28 PM US/Eastern By BETH FOUHY "But doesn't it seem like Chelsea's sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" MSNBC’s David Shuster Apologizes SEATTLE (AP) - A distasteful comment about Chelsea Clinton by an MSNBC anchor Thursday could imperil Hillary Rodham Clinton's participation in future presidential debates on the network, a Clinton spokesman said. In a conference call with reporters, Clinton communications director Howard Wolfson Friday excoriated MSNBC's David Shuster for suggesting the Clinton campaign had "pimped out" 27-year old Chelsea by having her place phone calls to Democratic...
  • MSNBC’s David Shuster Suspended for Chelsea ‘Pimped Out’ Comment

    02/08/2008 4:46:22 PM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 72 replies · 244+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 2/8/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    As Mark Finkelstein reported on Newsbusters on the 7th, MSNBC's David Shuster made a rather interesting comment about Chelsea Clinton as he was hosting "Tucker" that evening. Shuster asked if Hillary Clinton's use of her daughter on the campaign trail seemed "like Chelsea's sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" Well, NBC has now announced that they've suspended Shuster over the comment.... so much for free political speech. In a press release, NBC says the following: On Thursday's "Tucker" on MSNBC, David Shuster, who was serving as guest-host of the program, made a comment about Chelsea...
  • MSNBC's Chelsea comment angers Clinton

    02/08/2008 1:56:51 PM PST · by WmShirerAdmirer · 93 replies · 317+ views
    Yahoo News at ^ | February 8, 2008 | Beth Fouhy
    SEATTLE - A distasteful comment about Chelsea Clinton by an MSNBC anchor could imperil Hillary Rodham Clinton's participation in future presidential debates on the network, a Clinton spokesman said. In a conference call with reporters, Clinton communications director Howard Wolfson on Friday excoriated MSNBC's David Shuster for suggesting the Clinton campaign had "pimped out" 27-year old Chelsea by having her place phone calls to Democratic Party superdelegates on her mother's behalf. Wolfson called the comment "beneath contempt" and disgusting. "I, at this point, can't envision a scenario where we would continue to engage in debates on that network," he added....
  • MSNBC's Chelsea Comment Angers Clinton

    02/08/2008 11:35:01 AM PST · by SmithL · 165 replies · 193+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 2/8/8 | BETH FOUHY, Associated Press Writer
    A distasteful comment about Chelsea Clinton by an MSNBC anchor Thursday could imperil Hillary Rodham Clinton's participation in future presidential debates on the network, a Clinton spokesman said. In a conference call with reporters, Clinton communications director Howard Wolfson Friday excoriated MSNBC's David Shuster for suggesting the Clinton campaign had "pimped out" 27-year old Chelsea by having her place phone calls to Democratic Party superdelegates on her mother's behalf. Wolfson called the comment "beneath contempt" and disgusting. "I, at this point, can't envision a scenario where we would continue to engage in debates on that network," he added. Clinton and...
  • Shuster Suspended For "Pimped Out" Comment

    02/08/2008 1:09:44 PM PST · by Sleeping Freeper · 205 replies · 1,087+ views
    NBC NEWS STATEMENT REGARDING CHELSEA CLINTON COMMENT: On Thursday's "Tucker" on MSNBC, David Shuster, who was serving as guest-host of the program, made a comment about Chelsea Clinton and the Clinton campaign that was irresponsible and inappropriate. Shuster, who apologized this morning on MSNBC and will again this evening, has been suspended from appearing on all NBC News broadcasts, other than to make his apology. He has also extended an apology to the Clinton family. NBC News takes these matters seriously, and offers our sincere regrets to the Clintons for the remarks.
  • Clinton Camp Threatens to Boycott NBC Debates Because of Comments About Chelsea Being "Pimped Out"

    02/08/2008 11:47:22 AM PST · by indcons · 86 replies · 62+ views
    ABCNews ^ | February 08, 2008 | Jake Tapper
    On a conference call Friday afternoon, Clinton campaign communications director Howard Wolfson suggested the campaign might boycott NBC debates given a "pattern" of comments made by MSNBC hosts. Wolfson was referring to Chris Matthews and David Shuster. Shuster on Thursday, suggesting it was "a little bit unseemly to me that Chelsea's out there calling up celebrities, saying support my mom, and she's apparently also calling these super delegates," asked, "doesn't it seem like Chelsea's sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" Wolfson called the comment "disgusting" and "beneath contempt...It’s the kind of thing that should never...
  • Hardball: 'Moderate, Bi-Partisan' Chaffee vs. 'Hard-Line Conservative' Laffey

    09/12/2006 5:29:38 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 50 replies · 1,170+ views
    Hardball/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein September 12, 2006 - 20:16 What would you call someone who within the last six years has received a 100% rating from NARAL and Planned Parenthood and a 0% from the National Right-to-Life Committee? A 100% rating from the ACLU. A 0% rating from Phyllis Schlafly's Eagle Forum. A 100% rating from the League of Conservation Voters and a 0% rating from the conservative Family Research Council? Oh, and someone who voted against George W. Bush for president in 2004, against the confirmation of Sam Alito to the Supreme Court, and who demands the withdrawal of US...
  • Shuster Blames Sources for Claim Rove Will Be Indicted, Suggests Rove Really Guilty

    06/13/2006 8:07:40 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 38 replies · 1,635+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 6/13/06 | Brent Baker
    MSNBC Countdown fill-in host Brian Unger on Tuesday night asked David Shuster about how “your sources seemed to indicate that Karl Rove would be indicted. What happened?" In fact, back on May 8, as recounted in a Tuesday NewsBusters posting, Shuster had gone beyond just citing sources and declared: “I am convinced that Karl Rove will, in fact, be indicted.” Responding to Unger, Shuster first blamed his sources: “The defense lawyers who have witnesses in front of that grand jury, sometimes they get it wrong, and that seemed to be the case in this particular case.” Then Shuster suggested Rove...
  • MSNBC's Shuster Versus NBC's Myers: Bush Caught in Lie or Vindicated by Video? (New Orleans Levees)

    03/03/2006 4:24:32 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 42 replies · 2,049+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | March 2, 2006 | Brent Baker
    MSNBC versus NBC News. MSNBC's David Shuster, at the top of Thursday's Hardball, and NBC's Lisa Myers at the start of the NBC Nightly News, played the identical soundbites from Max Mayfield of the National Hurricane Center warning, on Sunday August 28, about his “grave concern” the levees in New Orleans could be “topped,” and a clip of President Bush four days later maintaining that "I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees." But they used the soundbites to prove opposite assessments. Shuster contended that Mayfield's video “seems to contradict what President Bush said about Katrina” since Mayfield's...