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MSNBC Anchor Takes Drive-By Shot at Graham’s Sexuality
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:02:44 +0000

Anchor Stephanie Ruhle of MSNBC engaged in a little drive-by character assassination on Tuesday. In a panel discussion that began about Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and the controversy surrounding his recent remarks on Western civilization, talk turned to speculation on why Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) had become so steadfast an ally of President Trump. David […]

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NBC, NY Times Set Up ‘Trump About To Cave’ Narrative
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:20:26 +0000

As the government shutdown barrels toward the one-month mark with no sign Republicans are caving or the president is having second thoughts, the mainstream media has taken to attempting to nudge things in the Democrats’ direction. NBC News attempted to push the president by declaring his poll numbers were declining. “In addition to national polls […]

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Editor for The Atlantic Pens Biased Assessment of Trump
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:18:10 +0000

Yoni Appelbaum, senior editor of The Atlantic, offered his readers an incomplete and biased assessment of the Trump presidency in his long, cover article calling for a hasty impeachment process of President Trump. Appelbaum accuses Trump of “subverting the rule of law or pursuing his own self-interest at the expense of the general welfare,” without […]

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NYT Passes Off Opinion as Reporting on Steve King
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:30:03 +0000

The New York Times offered few alternative voices against its editorializing masquerading as reporting that equated the vile, white supremacist, racist remarks by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) were the same as President Trump’s hard-hitting language that serves as an equal-opportunity defender for all Americans. “After years of turning a blind eye to Rep. Steve King’s […]

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Trump Serves Burgers, Gets Fried By Media
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:54:37 +0000

With most White House staffers on furlough and no one to prepare meals, President Trump improvised on Monday and treated the national champion Clemson University football team to a fast food feast in the White House. Trump himself purchased the more than 400 hamburgers, as well as fish sandwiches, pizzas and salads, which he later […]

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CNN’s Areva Martin Attacks Fox’s David Webb For White Privilege – But There’s One Problem
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:50:09 +0000

CNN analyst Areva Martin went on David Webb’s SiriusXM radio program on Tuesday to talk about employment and the struggles different people have finding good jobs. Martin, a civil rights attorney from St. Louis and co-host of Face the Truth on CBS whose website says she “brings her no holds bar brand of advocacy to […]

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Former Ohio Gov. Kasich Joins CNN as Commentator
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:49:48 +0000

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich has joined CNN the network as a commentator the network announced Tuesday. Kasich, who has been a frequent critic of Trump, joins a network that has been battling with the president since he took office and has been called “fake news” on more than one occasion by Trump. After the […]

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CNN Digital Chief: Journalists Should Show Their Work More – Unless it Involves Anonymous Sources
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:08:49 +0000

Journalists need to show their work more, said the head of CNN’s website. But that doesn’t mean actually revealing its anonymous sources. “In 2019, we should go beyond the marketing campaigns of ‘Facts First’ and ‘Democracy Dies in Darkness’ and all of that,” said CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley in a podcast interview by […]

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Networks Say Yes to Sad Government Stories, No to Angel Moms
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:08:04 +0000

Between trying to convince Americans they are on the side of Democrats in the fight over funding for a wall on the southwest border and exposing every “hardship” – real and imagined – caused by the government shutdown now in its record 25th day, CNN has been busy with coverage of America’s biggest story. On Sunday, […]

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Politico Accuses Pompeo of ‘Vitriol’ in One-Sided Piece on Middle East Trip
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:29:12 +0000

Politico reporters Nahal Toosi and Caitlin Oprysko showed clear bias in their coverage of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent trip to the Middle East. Toosi and Oprysko accused Pompeo of being “blunt” in his Cairo address and offering language that would “get smiles from some of the region’s autocratic rulers” while contrasting former President […]

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