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ABC: Immigration Talks Were Just Trump Fighting ‘Dim-Witted’ Narrative

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:04
<p>Tuesday was a busy day at the White House as President Trump hosted bipartisan immigration talks, part of which was televised to the public which no other president had done before. The two sides walked away with a rough framework for what parts of the immigration puzzle they wanted to work on first. But according to ABC’s <em>World News Tonight</em>, the event was specifically staged so that Trump could try to convince people he wasn’t an idiot like Michael Wolff’s gossip book asserted.</p>

Matthews Touts Wolff’s ‘Blocks of Reality’; Falsely Claims Bannon ‘Created’ Breitbart

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:31
<p><em>Fire and Fury</em> author Michael Wolff stopped by Tuesday’s <em>Hardball</em> for his latest interview and he used the chance to lament with host Chris Matthews that it’s “a tragedy” that Steve Bannon has been ousted from Breitbart but Donald Trump hasn’t been removed from the presidency. Right off the bat, Matthews pushed some fake news in wondering what Wolff made about the Bannon news, asserting that “Bannon is gone from Breitbart,” which is a “thing he created.”</p>

Univision ridiculiza a Eric Trump por celebrar su cumpleaños en un restaurante mexicano

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:25
<p>Con tanta noticia importante para informar al público, el principal noticiero nacional de Univisión increíblemente dedicó más de dos minutos a ridiculizar al hijo del presidente, Eric Trump, por el sencillo hecho de haber optado por celebrar su cumpleaños en un restaurante mexicano en Nueva York.</p>

WashPost Plays Up 30 Leftist Trump Protesters at College Football Championship

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:56
<p><em>The Washington Post</em> devoted a news story on Tuesday to President Trump’s attendance at the college football championship in Atlanta. But the story by Marwa Eltagouri and Sonam Vashi concentrated on tiny protests by leftists. The “smattering of boos” was defined as news.</p>

Google's Fact-Checker Sloppily Targets Conservative Sites, Ignores Left-Wing Ones

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:47
<p>Google’s new fact-checker is just as bias as you would expect. On Tuesday, The Daily Caller <a href="http://dailycaller.com/2018/01/09/googles-new-fact-check-feature-almost-exclusively-targets-conservative-sites/" target="_blank">reported</a> that the feature, for the most part, only targets conservative sites. For example, both<strong> </strong>The Daily Caller and Daily Wire are fact checked<strong> </strong>(and mostly incorrectly as the two sites <a href="http://www.dailywire.com/news/25576/fake-news-google-targets-daily-wire-other-ben-shapiro" target="_blank">point out</a>), but Vox, HuffPost, ThinkProgress, Slate, Salon,<em> Mother Jones</em>, and Daily Kos are not.</p>

Are Trump's Accusers ‘Mad?’

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:47
<p>Having lost an election they thought they would win and unable to get over it; having been staggeringly wrong about their predictions that a Trump presidency would be the end of global economies; now putting faith in a special counsel to bring down the president with evidence that looks increasingly dubious, the left has taken refuge in the only shelter available to them: the president is off his rocker, mad, crazy, unstable and therefore the 25th Amendment must be invoked and Trump removed from office.</p>

Latest Fact-Free Claim From Michael Wolff: Trump May Be Dyslexic!

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:27
<p>Is Trump mentally unstable? A man child? Michael Wolff and his friends in the press have a new breathless claim: Donald Trump is probably dyslexic. Talking to Wolff on Tuesday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell enthused, “What is the evidence, if any, that he could be dyslexic, and because of his personality, is not willing to admit that?” </p>

Liberal Pundit: 'True Nature' of Today's Right-Wingers Is 'Authoritarian and Anti-Democratic'

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:14
<p>In the 19th century, hunters put the passenger pigeon on the road to extinction, and here in the 21st century, zealous supporters of President Trump may have done the same to honorable conservatives, suggested Talking Points Memo editor and publisher Josh Marshall on Sunday.</p>

Cuomo Highlights GOPer's Racist Comment; But Ignored Dem's Anti-Trump Death Wish

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:32
<p>In a country where there are more than 7,000 state legislators who have been elected across the 50 states, it's not unexpected that members in both parties from time to time can be found making statements or taking actions that are embarrassing or indefensible. Such happenings are typically limited to local media coverage, so the relatively few cases that are incendiary enough to attract national media attention can expose some double standards and biases in who is more likely to be called out by which sources.</p>

Scarborough Admits: No 'Objective Evidence' That Trump Mentally Unfit

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:27
<p>In a stunning admission that contradicted Scarborough’s numerous past attempts to paint Trump as sociopathic, homicidally insane, and suffering from predementia, Joe responded to Greenfield’s arguments by conceding that in regards to these sorts of claims about Trump’s mental instability: “You have to have [...] objective evidence, the sort of objective evidence that we do not have and most likely will not have.”</p>

Here's the Latest from The Nation's Anti-Trump ‘OppArt’ Section

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:14
<p>In October, this space first wrote about a liberal, anti-Trump “OppArt” section on the left wing website TheNation.com that regularly publishes “Artistic Dispatches from the Frontlines of Resistance.” So far in 2018, the artistic Resistance has continued to be peddled on the far-left magazine’s website. The so-called art posted on January 8th drew a parallel between Kim Jong-un, Vladimir Putin, and Donald Trump, depicting the leaders’ likenesses on top of three cockroaches, with each leader’s face appearing on one cockroach. </p>

All Three Networks Highlight Lower December Jobs Report

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:03
<p>A weaker than expected jobs report managed to capture the attention of the three broadcast networks evening newscasts. That was quite a switch.Those same news programs often underreported good economic news in the past year. ABC <em>World News </em>skipped reporting the jobs report four times in 2017.</p>

CNN’s Borger Credits Wolff for Trump Being ‘In Charge’ During Immigration Meeting

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:19
<p>Following President Trump’s unusual move on Tuesday to televise most of a bipartisan meeting on immigration, CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger seemed to credit Trump gossip book author Michael Wolff for Trump’s bipartisan behavior during the meeting. Moments after the tape of the meeting ended, both Borger and colleague Dana Bash credited the President for making this move that CNN chyron writers deemed an “extraordinary look inside Trump’s bipartisan meeting.”</p>

Journalist Group Gives Trump ‘Award’ for ‘Undermining Global Press Freedom’

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:57
<p>In a bitter attempt to smear President Trump as a dictator, on Monday, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) placed the American commander-in-chief on a list filled with authoritarian leaders that the organization labeled the world’s worst “press oppressors.”</p>

PBS Promotes Social Justice, Safe Spaces, And Racialization On College Campus

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:45
<p>In June, the school hired Chassity Holliman-Douglas as its first Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion in response to the student uprising. <em>PBS NewsHour </em>interviewed her in an article published on Sunday titled “‘These conversations are not comfortable’ — How colleges can address racial inequality.” Authors Corinne Legal and Ivette Feliciano wanted to know “how predominantly white institutions can work to support all students and what Evergreen is doing nearly a year after the events.”</p>

Bye-Bye Birdie? Washington Post Wants No More Revivals of Musicals Like ‘My Fair Lady’

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:18
<p>In the past year or so, journalists and activists have discovered that history is not as woke as they want it to be. Accepting the apparently non-PC sins of the past is very hard for Peter Marks of the <em>Washington Post</em>. In his piece, “Out of Step Musicals,” he writes that the sexism found in “My Fair Lady,” the “Fantasticks,” “The Pajama Game,” and “Carousel” might have influenced the culture of sex harassment and assault.</p> <p> </p>

Liberal Tom Steyer Pledges $30 Million to Engage 'Political Power' of Millennials

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:13
<p>Billionaire Tom Steyer just announced he will spend $30 million in 2018 to “unleash” millennial voters. It is the latest move in his push towards President Donald Trump’s impeachment.</p> <p>“I’m putting $30 million behind NextGen America’s youth organizing program to unleash the full political power of young voters,” Steyer announced Jan. 8. According to Steyer, millennial voters are the key to “remaking our understanding of what it means to be an American.”</p>

Congressman Caught Lying About Not Wanting to Impeach Trump

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:59
<p>It should have been an easy Monday interview for Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin (D). After all it was on <em>MSNBC</em> and his interviewer was Katy Tur who claimed that she wanted to throw up when Donald Trump won the election in 2016.</p>

Van Jones Campaigns for ‘Most Beloved Human’ ‘Queen of the Universe’ Oprah, 2020

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:12
<p>CNN political commentator and former Obama White House staffer Van Jones had a conniption on <em>Anderson Cooper 360</em> over the news that Oprah Winfrey could run for president in 2020.</p>

Even Colbert Skeptical of Wolff’s Book: ‘How Much of It Should I Believe?’

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:31
<p>In an interview with Trump-bashing author Michael Wolff on Monday’s CBS <em>Late Show</em>, aired early Tuesday morning, even left-wing comedian Stephen Colbert was skeptical of the truthfulness of the unsubstantiated tell-all book. The late-night host urged Wolff to release tape recordings of his discussions with White House staffers to address credibility problems.</p>

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