Archive | April, 2018

Bozell & Graham Column: The Can’t Do Republicans

Posted on 28 April 2018

<p>The Republicans in Congress are facing a dire future in November. They asked for control of the House and Senate, but have given their voters nothing they promised to do. They didn’t repeal Obamacare, and this wretched omnibus bill was an abject surrender. They need an aggressive strategy to fix themselves before the midterms.</p>

Wall St. Journal Columnist: Fight Mueller by Declassifying Team Obama’s 2016 Tactics

Posted on 28 April 2018

<p>On Friday, <em>Wall Street Journal</em> columnist Kimberly Strassel argued that President Trump’s lawyers aren’t handling the Robert Mueller investigation the right way. The lawyers are all focused on his personal liabi…

Lefties at The Intercept Combine Secret Audio of Steny Hoyer with Cartoons

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>A far-left congressional candidate in Colorado secretly recorded a meeting he had last year with House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D.-Maryland) who attempted to pressure him into dropping out of the race against the establishment candidate pref…

Press Ignores Democrats’ ‘Revealed’ Support For Slavery Reparations

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Perhaps understandably, the establishment press ignored a Saturday Washington rally advocating slavery reparations. But as Brent Scher and Joe Schoffstall at the <em>Washington Free Beacon</em> reported last week, reparations is a key agenda item of a “wealthy Democratic donor club plotting the future of the liberal movement,” meaning that Democrats appear to be largely in sync with the mindset of those who attended Saturday’s rally. Scher’s and Schoffstall’s work has also been ignored.</p>

Melber: Trump ‘Literally Endorsed White Supremacy After Someone Was Murdered’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>On Friday’s <em>The Beat with Ari Melber</em> on MSNBC, during the “Fall Back Friday” segment, host Melber at one point claimed that President Donald Trump “literally endorsed white supremacy” after the murder that took place at the Charlottesville white supremacist rally, as the group discussed Kanye West praising Trump. He and talk radio host Peter Rosenberg also complained about the “pain” that the rapper had caused by with his pro-Trump views.</p>

FLASHBACK: Brokaw’s Now-Awkward Takes on Sexual Harassment

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Ex-NBC reporter Linda Vester’s allegations that she was sexually harassed by Tom Brokaw makes the former NBC Nightly News anchors past reporting on sexual assault cases (on Bill Clinton, Al Franken and Arnold Schwarzenegger) rather awkwa…

Paranoid Kathy Griffin: ‘Of Course’ President Trump Had Me Investigated

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Less than a year after Kathy Griffin was pictured holding a fake bloodied, severed head of Donald Trump last May, the far-left comedian claims that the president has a “vendetta” against her and personally ordered Secret Service ag…

NBC Reporter: ‘Right to Be Skeptical’ of Korean Peace, ‘This Isn’t a Miss World Pageant’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Reporting live from Seoul, South Korea during Friday’s <em>Today</em> show, NBC Chief Global Correspondent Bill Neely warned against anyone being too optimistic about the major diplomatic breakthrough in the Korean peace proc…

Damore Lawyer: Google Perpetuates ‘Stereotypes Every Day’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Managers at Google are allegedly not allowed to congratulate employees for behaviors that support the “U.S. White/male dominant culture.”</p>

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Alt-Left Insanity: Having a Scepter Doesn’t Make Prince Louis a ‘Boy’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>With the news that William and Kate have named their third child Louis, we know all there is to know about the little royal. He’s healthy and he won the cosmic jackpot. God bless him. Now, because we’re separated by an ocean, a blo…

ABC’s Gloomy Sunny Hostin: Korean Dialogue ‘Has Nothing to Do with Trump’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>On ABC’s <em>The View</em> on Friday, the co-hosts discussed the prospects of peace between North Korea and South Korea, but Sunny Hostin refused to accept that President Trump deserved one ounce of credit. "This ha…

The Tablet: SPLC is a ‘Smear Machine’ ‘Influencing Journalists’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>SPLC is a politically driven organization that maliciously labels those it disagrees with “hate groups.” Whether from laziness or malevolence, journalists continue to parrot the slander, even as the mountain of evidence about SPLC&…

Seriously? ‘Straight Shooter’ James Comey Graphic Novel Is Now Available

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>It turns out that the uncanny ability to make people from all sides of the political spectrum hate you is a comic book-worthy superpower. The former FBI director will be starring in a gritty, true-crime graphic novel, titled “Political P…

Networks Punt on Bret Baier’s Fox News Interview of James Comey

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>In what should sadly be to the shock of no one, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC all refused on Friday morning to cover the hard-hitting but fair Fox News Channel interview of new author and former FBI Director James C…

Nets Devote 26 Minutes to North Korean ‘Peace!’ Just 76 Seconds to Credit for Trump

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>All three networks on Friday trumpeted the “historic” breakthrough in North Korea, touting “peace at last!” In total, ABC, CBS and NBC devoted 26 minutes and 10 seconds of coverage to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vis…

CNN’s Setmayer Slams Diamond and Silk As ‘Minstrels’ and ‘Shuck and Jive Show’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>On Thursday’s <em>CNN Tonight</em>, during a discussion of rapper Kanye West being criticized for praising President Donald Trump, right-leaning CNN political commentator and anti-Trump Republican Tara Setymayer again took shots at black Trump supporters as she brought up the Diamond and Silk conservative duo and derided them as “political minstrels” and a “shuck and jive show.”</p>

Gloomy Morning Joe Crew Deliver Very Grudging Praise to Trump on Korea

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>People on April 27 awoke to the astounding news and images of the historic summit meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea at the border truce village of Panmunjom. Although it is an extremely upbeat story perhaps signalling perman…

Santelli on First Quarter GDP: ‘Holy Cow! Better Than Expected’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>On-air editor Rick Santelli announced the first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimate for CNBC’s <em>Squawk Box</em> on April 27. “Holy cow! Better than expected up 2.3 percent. You know many were thinking,…

More Tech Companies Announce Plans to Ditch Gun Emojis For Water Guns

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Google, Microsoft, and Facebook have officially announced their plans to join other tech giants by swapping out their gun emojis for less offensive toy water guns.</p>

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Networks Ignore Consumer Confidence Rebound to ‘Lofty’ Levels

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>CNBC’s on-air editor Rick Santelli reacted to the April consumer confidence numbers positively, but the same night ABC, CBS and NBC evening news programs all ignored the latest update of consumer attitudes toward the economy. “Some breaking news: Consumer confidence, we are looking for a read on April and the number is 128.7, sequentially following 127 [in March]. This is a really good number. 128 and change is the best level since February’s 130. 130 was best level going back to the year 2000. Very lofty levels indeed,” Santelli said during <em>Squawk on the Street </em>on April 24.</p>

Brian Williams to NYT Reporter: Couldn’t You Sense Hillary’s Downfall?

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>During Monday evening’s edition of MSNBC’s <em>11th Hour with Brian Williams</em>, the disgraced former NBC anchorman asked <em>New York Times</em> political reporter and author Amy Chozick if “all the…

Lauer Bitterly Attacks ‘False Stories’ From ‘Anonymous or Biased Sources’

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>In a statement to <em>The Washington Post</em> on Thursday, disgraced former <em>Today</em> show anchor Matt Lauer bitterly went after his sexual harassment accusers, dismissing the “many false stories” abou…

Video of Linda Vester and Tom Brokaw’s First Nightly News Segment Together

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>After news broke of former correspondent Linda Vester’s sexual harassment complaint against former <em>NBC Nightly News</em> anchor Tom Brokaw, I rummaged through the MRC’s archive and found footage of her first appeara…

Media Hyped Meek Mill Despite N-Word Tirade, But QB Scrutinized

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Josh Allen is white and a newly drafted NFL quarterback. Meek Mill is an African-American gangsta rapper with a criminal record who was released from prison this week. Both men have been on the sports pages a lot this year, and both have a history of going very public with n-laced rants. Sports media are celebrating one man and questioning the other’s future.</p>

CNN, MSNBC Barely Touch Murdered Cops, But Do Tout Meek Mill Release

Posted on 27 April 2018

<p>Over the past couple of days, as FNC and the broadcast networks have informed viewers of two separate attacks on police officers that have left two dead, MSNBC has completely ignored the tragic events while CNN has buried its coverage early in…