Archive | April, 2018

Guilt Trip: NBC Paints America as the Villain Thwarting Caravan Progress

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>With the caravan of migrants now sitting at an entry point on the U.S.-Mexico border outside California, the liberal major network news outlets (ABC, CBS, and NBC) were sure to make it a big part of their Monday evening broadcasts. And while A…

AP Fails to Report That Alfie Evans Was Denied Food and Water Until He Died

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>The Associated Press’s Saturday coverage of 23 month-old Alfie Evans’s death at a UK hospital worked almost as mightily to cover up ugly actions and statements made by the UK courts, medical professionals, and even law enforcement as the parties just mentioned worked to ensure that the boy would die.</p>

Carlson, Ramos Battle Over Migrant Caravan

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Tucker Carlson and Univision senior anchor Jorge Ramos resumed their ongoing argument over immigration- this time, with the Central American migrant caravan as a backdrop.</p>

WashPost’s Margaret Sullivan Says End the WH Correspondents Dinner — Because It Helps Trump

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Sunday, <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Margaret Sullivan called for an end to the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. She didn’t mention her similar-themed February 2017 column, likely because she filled up Sunday’s allotted space lamenting that the event handed an absent President Donald Trump a PR victory, and with a howler about the performance and alleged integrity of the establishment press.</p>

SBNation Writer Bemoans Lack of Male Pro Athletes Coming Out of Closet

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>What the world needs now … are more male homosexual professional athletes. It’s been five years since Jason Collins (in photograph) retired from the NBA and then came out of the closet, but there have been next to none from men’s pro team sports since then, laments a disappointed Jim Buzinski, writer for <em>SBNation </em>and co-founder of <em>OutSports</em>.</p>

NYT ‘Retro Report’ Sneaks in Old Lefty Talking Points, Mocks ‘Heel-Clicking Loyalty’ to NRA

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Clyde Haberman’s “Retro Report” is advertised by the <em>New York</em> <em>Times </em>as a re-examination “of the leading stories of decades past,” but functions more as a way for Haberman …

Nets Ignore South Korean President Declaring Trump Should Win a Nobel

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>After praising President Trump for helping to usher North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table over the weekend, on Monday South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that Trump should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. It&rsqu…

CNN’s Bell Slams ‘Ridiculous’ Border With Mexico, Pushes ‘Porous’ Border

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>On Sunday night, liberal comedian and CNN host W. Kamau Bell kicked off the third season of his <em>United Shades of America</em> show by spending an hour trying to undermine the case for improved border security, and even pushed f…

First 2018 GDP Ignored by Networks, Spun By Bloomberg, NPR

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Superheroes, the naming of a new royal and an adorable child umpire were all more important to ABC, CBS and NBC news than the latest U.S. economic data.</p>

<p>The Commerce Department announced a better-than-expected estimate of G…

‘The View’ Unanimously Defends Michelle Wolf Mockery of Trump Aides, ‘Cackled’ a Lot

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>The ladies of ABC’s <em>The View</em> unanimously defended liberal comedian Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondents Dinner routine on Monday. Whoopi Goldberg said there was a “brutal backlash” and calls for an end to the dinner. Joy Behar said “We were laughing our heads off here.” Sunny Hostin attended the dinner with her old CNN pals. “DonLemon and I cackled during a lot of it.”</p>

Nets Mourn ‘Desperate’ Immigrant Caravan Being Denied U.S. Entry

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>On Monday, all three network shows recited the same liberal script as they bemoaned a caravan of over 100 migrants from Central America being blocked from entering the United States illegally. The Border Patrol simply doing its job was portray…

American Idol Drag Queen Blames Loss on America Not Being ‘Open’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>An American Idol drag queen contestant is blaming his recent elimination from the show on America’s “openness,” rather than his own talent.</p>

Celebs, Media Defend Wolf’s Insults Targeting Trump Administration

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Comedienne Michelle Wolf is a hero, according to media and Hollywood figures who are racing to defend her recent outrageous statements, regardless of how the rest of America reacts. </p>

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Washington Post Editor Hails Michelle Wolf’s White House Performance

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Although even the White House Correspondents Association has distanced itself from the vulgar performance of comedian Michelle Wolf at their dinner on Saturday, a <em>Washington Post</em> editor has hailed her “cringeworthy” routine. That would be Molly Roberts whose bio at the <em>Post </em>describes her as “editor, writer and producer for The Post’s Opinions section.” Roberts endorsed Wolf’s poor taste delivery on April 29 in <em>Michelle Wolf got it just right</em>:</p>

CBS Cheered ‘Standout’ White House Comic Before Knocking ‘Extreme’ Performance

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>CBS was for the vulgar White House Correspondents Dinner before the network was against it. On Saturday, <em>CBS This Morning</em> journalist Jamie Wax praised the “standout” comedian Michelle Wolf, touting her as &ldqu…

NY Times Magazine Asks Jimmy Carter: ‘Do You Think America Is Committing War Crimes?’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Former president and quite liberal Jimmy Carter actually managed to come off more moderate and less anti-Trump than the journalist interviewing him for the <em>New York Times</em> Sunday magazine. Carter was interviewed by Dan Amir…

CNN Panel Tries to Excuse Michelle Wolf; Trump ‘Goes Over the Line All the Time’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>As part of the liberal media’s ongoing damage control following Saturday’s disastrous White House Correspondents Dinner (WHCD), Monday’s <em>New Day</em> saw some CNN personalities concede that some of comedienne Michelle Wolf’s jokes crossed a line, but expressed resignation and tacitly defended it as if it’s a new normal because President Trump “goes over the line all the time” and “comedy’s supposed to be uncomfortable.”</p>

‘Terrific Comic’? Kathy Griffin Hugs Ana Navarro for Image-Rehab Puffery on ‘The View’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Leftist comedian Kathy Griffin came on ABC’s <em>The View</em> on Monday to emphasize again that she retracts her apology for the scabrous Trump-beheading photo stunt. Everyone on the set supported her. No one represented the view that Griffin was wrong the first time, and then wrong to retract her apology, which now looks obviously insincere and only out of fear for her career. The gushiest moment came from “Republican” Ana Navarro, who was so effusive in her praise (a “terrific comic with an incredible record”) that Griffin ran over to hug her in her chair.</p>

NBC Excuses Offensive Correspondents’ Dinner: ‘The President Has Said Much Worse’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>In an attempt to rationalize the crude and offensive performance by comedian Michelle Wolf at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, on Monday, co-host Savannah Guthrie led off NBC’s <em>Today</em> show by…

Ruhle Suggests ‘Serious Hypocrisy’ in Banning Guns from Pence Speech

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>On Monday morning, MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle read a brief suggesting "serious hypocrisy" on the part of the NRA for barring guns from a speech by Vice President Mike Pence because the pro-gun group generally supports allowing law-ab…

Clay Travis Says Trump Deserving of Nobel if North Korea Story Fairly Covered

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p><em>Outkick The Coverage</em> sports blogger and former Fox Sports Radio host Clay Travis writes that President Donald Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize for a denuclearized peace between North and South Korea. But without the support of the “dishonest” media, that won’t happen, Travis wrote.</p>

Press Apparently Has Its Scalp Even As Secret Service, White House Refute Ronny Jackson Smears

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>The American people don’t trust the establishment press, as seen in a Pew Research poll result released Thursday showing that only 8 percent of Americans have “a great deal of confidence” that the media will “act in the best interests of the public.” Here is one more example showing why this attitude is entirely justified: The Secret Service, after a thorough investigation in response to anonymous, media-promoted smears, is reporting that it found “no information that would indicate” that a misconduct allegation against withdrawn VA nominee Ronny Jackson is true.</p>

Daily Beast Hails ‘Alarming Relevance’ of Anti-Trump ‘Misery Porn’ in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>The TV drama <em>The Handmaid’s Tale </em>– airing on the streaming service Hulu — is the darling of Hollywood, winning a batch of Emmy awards for portraying a cartoonishly cruel Christian theocracy that is “eerily resonant” with what Trump voters would do if they could. The show’s creators are so committed to scaring people about Trump that <em>USA Today </em>complained that “Season 2 verges on misery porn.”</p>

Obamacare Car Destroyed to Crowd’s Cheers in ‘Simpsons’ Demolition Derby

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>In the April 29 episode of Fox’s <em>The Simpsons</em>, “Forgive and Regret,” the Legends of Demolition Derby comes to Springfield and Homer’s old car is entered. His car makes it to the final round and the …

‘Madam Secretary:’ Climate Change Is ‘Existential Threat Of Our Time’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>Climate change has not been a new topic for CBS’s <em>Madam Secretary</em>, but it has provided some unintentionally hilarious results. The latest take sadly is not as amusing as it buries natural gas in the State Department’s crusade to save the planet from the “existential threat” of global warming.</p>