Archive | January, 2019

Snopes Bizarrely Claims It’s ‘Unproven’ Nathan Philllips Lied About Serving in Vietnam

Posted on 26 January 2019

Peter Hasson at the Daily Caller reported the liberal “fact checking” website Snopes.com acted like it couldn’t find the facts on Indian activist Nathan Phillips lying about serving in Vietnam. Snopes phrased it this way on their home…

Bozell & Graham Column: The NFL Recovers from Kneeling Frenzy

Posted on 26 January 2019

The National Football League is back on top of the ratings heap after both conference championship games were so competitive they spilled into overtime.

The Day in Progressive Sports: NBA Champ Warriors Snub Trump, Meet With Obama In Washington

Posted on 25 January 2019

Thursday was just another day of progressive politics in professional sports. The defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors met informally with their former president, progressive Barack Obama, and some members of the team also met with their champi…

BuzzFeed, Covington and the Media’s Self-Inflicted Wounds

Posted on 25 January 2019

It was remarkable to behold. In the space of a handful of weekend hours, the liberal media shot itself in its proverbial foot.  Not once – but twice. The first time was a report from BuzzFeed. The internet news outlet had run with the story that e…

CNN’s Navarro Tells Fed Workers: Rack Up Bills at Trump Hotels, Refuse to Pay

Posted on 25 January 2019

The mood at ABC’s The View alternated between sheer glee over Roger Stone’s arrest Friday morning, and anger over the government shutdown. Friday co-host Ana Navarro gushed that furloughed workers should essentially dine and dash at Trump p…

More Like Venezuela: NYT Book Review Calls Itself ‘Political Switzerland for Books’

Posted on 25 January 2019

Is the New York Times book review truly a haven of centrism and neutrality? Lara Takenaga talked to Book Review editor Pamela Paul (Times Book Review editor since 2013) and section staffers Gregory Cowles and Barry Gewen. The piece was posted online in October 2018 but not printed until this week: “‘Political Switzerland’ for Books.” The “Switzerland” quip is from Paul, referring to the section’s supposed ideological objectivity and neutrality. But a glance at any Times’ book review section (from either before or after Paul’s editorship)…

Michael Moore Advice: Skip Work, ‘Don’t Pay Your Taxes’, ‘Don’t Commit Crimes’ During Shutdown

Posted on 25 January 2019

Always logical left-wing director Michael Moore was so distraught about the government shutdown that he told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show Thursday people should just abandon their duties to the government, including paying taxes. Moore went on to tell people not to “commit crimes” because the “FBI wasn’t getting paid.”

MSNBC’s Tyler Dances on Stone’s Arrest: ‘Con Man Whose Shtick Caught Up with Him’

Posted on 25 January 2019

On Morning Joe, MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler takes obvious pleasure in the breaking news of Roger Stone’s arrest, saying: “Roger Stone like Donald Trump is a political con man whose showman shtick has finally caught up with him . . . He’s known for dirty tricks, and I think a lifetime of this shtick has finally caught up with him.”

Mermaid Drama’s New Villain is Oil Companies, Off-Shore Drilling

Posted on 25 January 2019

Freeform’s sci-fi fantasy series Siren returned Thursday night and it looks like the second season is going to make a huge splash with a liberal agenda. Last year the perils of over-fishing was a subplot that came up, but it looks like already this year’s bad guys are going to be the evil oil companies. There were also some romantic feelings hinted at between a man, woman, and a mermaid, and now it’s been confirmed we will have “TV’s first polyamorous mermaid thruple.”

Concha Unloads on NYT Writer Looking to ‘Expose Christian Schools’

Posted on 24 January 2019

In a disgusting Thursday afternoon tweet, New York Times reporter Dan Levin solicited information from people on Twitter looking to “expose Christian schools”, as if they were some kind of a scourge. The Hill media reporter, Joe Concha unlo…

‘Suck It!’ Comedy Central Show Maturely Celebrates Birthday by Flipping Bird at Trump Tower

Posted on 24 January 2019

It’s 2019 and still Trump’s America so I guess it is to be expected that a young woman turning 30-years-old in Manhattan would feel good about flipping the bird at Trump Tower while celebrating her birthday. The gesture is filmed for social…

Shutdown Drags on: Nets Ignore GOP Efforts to Pay Federal Workers

Posted on 24 January 2019

With day 34 of America’s longest government shutdown having come and gone, federal workers are set to miss their second paycheck, effectively putting many of them in a pretty bad bind. But on Wednesday and Thursday, GOP lawmakers in the House loo…

WashPost Mocked for Whining ‘Trump Internet Pounced’ on Media’s Covington Lies

Posted on 24 January 2019

The Washington Post’s attempt to dismiss corrections of the Covington Kids as the invasion of a “pro-Trump internet” caused a serious pushback on Twitter. CNN analyst Kirsten Powers faced fury for tweeting: “This ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ story captures the real lesson of this episode—don’t succumb to orchestrated harassment campaigns against journalists.”

Toxic Masculinity Meets Its Match: Two Men To Perform With Rams Cheerleaders at SB 53

Posted on 24 January 2019

There’s nothing like history in the making that also makes a statement against the scourge of toxic masculinity. It doesn’t require a big, expensive Gillette-style ad campaign, either. It’s the inclusion of male cheerleaders in the formerly all-female world of NFL cheerleading. And when the Los Angeles Rams take the field Feb. 3 for Super Bowl 53, two men will be there with them as members of the cheerleading squad.

Time Slams NBC’s Guthrie from Left for Letting Covington Teen ‘Defend Himself’

Posted on 24 January 2019

The continuing fallout from last Friday’s encounter between students from the Covington Catholic High School and Native American activist Nathan Phillips led to NBC’s Today co-host Savannah Guthrie verbally attacking Nicholas Sandmann in what was supposed to be an interview, asking the Kentucky teen if he should apologize for his actions at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Despite Guthrie’s liberal bias, Time magazine TV critic Judy Berman bitterly complained from — wait for it — the left for Guthrie’s “bizarre conversation” with the…

NewsBusters Time Machine: ‘Why Are Obama’s Critics So Dumb?’

Posted on 24 January 2019

Here at the Media Research Center’s NewsBusters, we have hundreds of thousands of hours of liberal media bias in our archives. That includes every issue of Time and Newsweek going back to 1987. Seven years ago this week, Newsweek offered this bla…

CNN’s Rye: MAGA Hat ‘Just as Maddening and Frustrating and Triggering…as a KKK Hood’

Posted on 24 January 2019

During Tuesday’s edition of Cuomo Prime Time, host Chris Cuomo engaged in a discussion about the Covington kids with CNN Political Commentators Angela Rye and Andre Bauer. It did not take long for the debate to veer off course from its original t…

Naming Names: Tucker Slams Media Folks Who Attacked Catholic Teens

Posted on 21 January 2019

The liberal media had been left reeling after a weekend of spreading misinformation and smears against a group of innocent Catholic high school students who were being harassed in front of the Lincoln Memorial. At the start of the Monday’ edition…

Free-Market Group Launches Campaign to Shame NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ for Climate Debate Denial

Posted on 21 January 2019

On Tuesday, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) launched a campaign taking issue with NBC’s Meet the Press for proclaiming they would not host a debate on climate change or “give time to climate deniers.” CEI bought a full-page ad in this morning’s Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, and made a 30-second video spot, which NBC refused to air.

NBC Doubles Down on ‘Racist’ Smear for Teens, Ignores Death Threats

Posted on 21 January 2019

After refusing to retract a story labeling innocent Catholic high school kids harassed at the Lincoln Memorial “racist”, NBC Nightly News doubled down on the incendiary charge on Monday. In a report by correspondent Ron Allen, the network s…

Liberal on Liberal Attacks: MSNBC Defends Ocasio-Cortez From Aaron Sorkin

Posted on 21 January 2019

MSNBC on Monday defended one (young and new) liberal against the attacks of a veteran (and older) liberal. Over the weekend, West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin took a not-so-subtle shot at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying, “young people” need to stop acting like young people. Okay? It’s time to do that.” He added, “There’s a great opportunity here, now more than ever, for Democrats to be the non-stupid party.” MSNBC Live host Hallie Jackson played the clip and huffed, “So, youngs can’t young?” 

Shameful: MSNBC Panelists Place Covington Students Alongside Neo-Nazis, Segregationists

Posted on 21 January 2019

On Sunday’s Kasie DC, the MSNBC panelists did their best to have it both ways when it came to the liberal media-fueled controversy involving the Covington High School students. Over the course of their discussion, they insisted that the story sym…

Doctor Strange Director: Trump Fans ‘Straight-Up Racist’

Posted on 21 January 2019

The director of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise lost the gig after old, disgusting jokes surfaced. Disney reluctantly fired James Gunn, and the studio is now searching for his replacement. It’s safe to say Scott Derrickson’s gig as th…

Twitter Won’t Delete Threats Against Covington MAGA Teens

Posted on 21 January 2019

Twitter has refused to delete many calls for violence by verified Twitter celebrities against conservative Catholic students or suspend the offenders stay from the platform. A fake news story falsely accused Covington Catholic High School stu…

FRC’s Perkins: Pence Anger Part of Left’s ‘Ghettofication’ of Christianity

Posted on 21 January 2019

In the wake of the petty insults leveled at Vice President Mike Pence and his wife on the part of the LGBTQ-obsessed media, Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins appeared on Fox & Friends January 21 to remind conservatives that this is not j…