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MSNBC Conspiracy Theorist Maddow Fears Trump Is Really a ‘Foreign Agent’

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 16:59
<p>Apparently sharing your wacky conspiracy theories is what counts for as news these days on MSNBC. Host Rachel Maddow sat down with Joy Reid on her <em>AM Joy </em>show July 21 to freak out about President Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin last week, gushing that his behavior clearly meant that he was secretly colluding with the Russians.</p>

CNN's Camerota: 'Embarrassed' Trump Trying to 'Wag the Dog' With Iran

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 16:34
<p>On Monday’s edition of New Day, co-hosts Alisyn Camerota and John Berman, along with their guests, conducted a segment on President Trump’s late night tweet promising “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before” to Iran if they threaten the United States. During the segment, Camerota prefaced her analysis by saying “I don’t want to go full wag the dog.” She then proceeded to provide a full wag-the-dog explanation of Trump’s tweet.</p>

Did She Say ‘ISIS’? Michelle Wolf Video Attacks ICE, Calls Them ‘Sick F***s’

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:54
<p>As long as they have the media on their side, comedians can actually build a career out of displays of ill-humored ridicule and provocative statements. None have embraced this so well as The Break host Michelle Wolf, who recently took aim at ICE law enforcement officials.</p>

Look, Up in the Sky, It’s a … Transgender Superhero

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:48
<p>Being transgender is a superpower, at least according to Nicole Maines, the transgender activist turned actress starring in <em>Supergirl</em> as the first transgender superhero.</p>

Hulu Advertises Trump’s ‘Department of Reproductive Control’

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 14:21
<p>The non-profit Americans for Affordable Birth Control is launching a new campaign that shows what it says the future will look like – if the Trump Administration manages to change Title X that will cut funding for Planned Parenthood and other “family planning” organizations. And it’s being advertised across the country, including on Hulu.<br /></p><div id="imkIncontent2"></div>

WashPost 'Humorist' (and Ten Friends) Joke About How Chefs Should Mock Sarah Sanders

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 12:28
<p><em>Washington Post Magazine</em> humorist Gene Weingarten is only writing one column a week, and now he's out-sourcing it to ten of his liberal friends. Together, they produced the kind of "humor" that comes from people who are still sore that Hillary Clinton isn't president. The concept was this: If the Red Hen restaurant did not kick out Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, what should they have done to express their "antipathy to the Trump administration"? One suggested they kidnap their kids.</p>

Colbert's Cartoon Bill Clinton Admits: 'I Should Be in Jail'

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 05:42
<p>With gags like President Donald Trump being beckoned to the situation room with promises of doughnut crumbs to Vladimir Putin's declaration that the Helsinki Summit was "a vibrant conversation of me telling him exactly what to say and do," Stephen Colbert's animated Showtime series <em>Our Cartoon President</em>, is a sophomoric, ham-handed attempt to make fun of Trump, his family and administration. But the episode "First Family" might take its biggest shot at former President Bill Clinton for his "criminally poor impulse control."</p>

'Preacher' Blasphemes with Gluttonous, Obese Version of Pope

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 04:41
<p>AMC’s <em>Preacher </em>is no stranger to controversy obviously, but the worst of the worst usually comes from the original graphic novel. The fact that the show feels confident enough to bring it to screen says more about our society than anything I could type. The latest casualty this week is the Pope.</p>

More of the Same from Sacha Baron Cohen: Mocking Conservatives on 'Who is America?'

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 04:34
<p>If there was ever any doubt about the intentions of Sacha Baron Cohen’s <em>Who is America?</em>, Sunday night’s episode settles it. Three out of the four segments in tonight’s episode of the Showtime series mocked conservatives while none mocked liberals.</p>

NYT Shows No Self-Awareness, Hits Pro-Trump Tabloid for 'Crossing...Line Into Politics'

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 01:07
<p>The <em>New York Times</em> indulged in some self-owning irony on Sunday’s front page under the byline of Jim Rutenberg and Ben Protess. The subject was American Media Inc., the tabloid company that publishes the <em>National Enquirer</em>: "Federal authorities examining the work President Trump’s former lawyer did to squelch embarrassing stories before the 2016 election have come to believe that an important ally in that effort, the tabloid company American Media Inc.,<strong> </strong>at times acted more as a political supporter than as a news organization, according to people briefed on the investigation." The high irony of that sentence evidently escaped <em>The Times</em>.</p>

Entertainment’s Winners and Losers: Summer Edition

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 23:08
<p>For a summer installment of the entertainment industry’s winners and losers, entries include a successful sequel to a hit Pixar movie having libertarian undertones, Rob Reiner’s latest liberal flop, and a kids’ cartoon of all things joining the grievance industry. And skip down below the first review to avoid spoilers regarding the plot of <em>Incredibles 2!</em></p>

NPR's Hinojosa Claims Immigrant 'Abuse' Was 'on Steroids' Under Obama

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 21:44
<p>On Sunday afternoon, MSNBC displayed the latest in a very small number of times when the dominant liberal media have admitted that the treatment of illegal immigrants in detention under the Trump administration has been very similar to what it was under the Obama administration in spite of the media treating the detention centers as if they were something President Donald Trump invented.</p>

CNN's Jake Tapper Asks If Carter Page and Donald Trump Are Russian Assets

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 21:42
<p>CNN host Jake Tapper was obsessed with Russian agents crawling all over the Trump campaign, including Trump himself. He kept asking Carter Page: Are you now or have you ever been an agent for the Russians? No? Okay, let me ask it another way:  Were you ever a Russian agent? No? In that case, let me ask the same question again with slightly different wording...</p>

NYT 'News' Story Is Full-Page Ad for Latest Children's Crusade Against Climate Change

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 19:40
<p style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in">“Teenagers Fight Climate Change, From the Front -- Meet the Leaders of a National Movement Called Zero Hour," reads the headline. Is it a press release? An opinion piece? No, a full-page “news” story in Sunday’s <em>New York Times, </em>, following the same laudatory tone and lack of journalistic rigor that characterized the paper's coverage of the last children's crusade, for gun control.. Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks, intern-reporter at the <em>New York Times,</em> orchestrated the fawning interviews of six representatives of the ostensibly teen-led movement at the D.C. offices of the Sierra Club.</p>

Stelter Boasts Trump/Russia Conspiracies Now in America’s ‘Bloodstream’

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 18:27
<p>In the days since President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin, the liberal media have been bringing back their Russian collusion narrative in a very big way. They’re now openly pushing claims Trump committing treason, a crime punishable by death, and have been growing bold in suggesting the President was a Russian agent. CNN media reporter Brian Stelter even boasted about their new courage during Sunday’s “<em>Reliable Sources</em>,” even seeming to suggest it was somehow the “neutral” position.</p>

'Theybies'? MSNBC Promotes Parents Who Try to Disguise Gender of Their Children

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 17:20
<p>On Saturday afternoon, <em>MSNBC Live</em> helped hype the "new trend" of parents who decide to disguise the gender of their children until they are old enough to decide which gender they prefer to be identified as. At 5:21 p.m. Eastern, substitute host Aaron Gilchrist set up a piece on the subject that was put together by NBC Digital about children who are referred to as "theybies" because their parents are careful to only identify them with gender neutral pronouns.</p>

Tinfoil Hats: ABC Becomes a Home for Trump/Russia Conspiracies

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 15:27
<p>Following President Trump’s meeting with Russia President Vladimir Putin last Monday, ABC was the first broadcast network to boost hysterical cries of “treason” from loony leftists. During Sunday’s <em>This Week</em>, the network appeared to be getting their employees fitted for their tinfoil hats as they kicked up the lunacy with incessant suggestions that the President was under the direct control of Russia.</p>

Slate: Presence of Christian Player on U.S. 'Lesbian' Women's Soccer Team 'Poisonous'

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 14:00
<p>An intolerant media voice is urging the rainbow-themed, LGBT-dominant U.S. National Women's 'Lesbian' Soccer Team to give the boot to a new Christian player. Christina Cauterucci's Slate.com headline spares no mercy for the "poisonous" Christian "bigot" Jaelene Hinkle, encouraging the team to: "Kick Her Off."</p>

AP Reports 'Democratic Socialism Surging' in 'Age of Trump'

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 11:30
<p>The Associated Press on Saturday reported a story headlined "Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump."  Reporter Steve Peoples began with Zak Ringelstein, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate in Maine against Sen. Angus King, a CNN favorite and an independent who caucuses with the Democrats.</p>

NY Times Headlines, Timelines Falsely Suggest Israel's the Aggressor on Gaza Border

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 21:13
<p>Israel, always to blame at the <em>New York Times</em>. A front-page photo of fleeing Palestinian protestors at the Gaza border was deceptively captioned: “Israel Strikes in Gaza – Protesters at the Gaza border flee from an Israeli air assault on Friday. One Israeli soldier and four Palestinians were killed.” The picture introduced Isabel Kershner’s story , “Israel Launches Broad Air Assault in Gaza Following Border Violence.” From neither headline would you learn that it was the Palestinians that attacked first by assassinating an Israeli soldier, with Israel retaliating. Kershner’s story also implied faulty timelines making Israel appear the aggressor.</p>