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Hysterical Media Outlets React in Horror to Trump... Yet Again

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 20:00
<p>Okay. Let’s get this out of the way at the outset. The Trump press conference in Helsinki was a misstep. Which was corrected when seriously responsible people like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stepped up to the plate and respectfully said so. But. The but comes from the massive - and IOK do mean massive - media meltdown that instantly followed.  Typical of the breed was my old colleague David Gergen over at CNN, who said in a discussion with Anderson Cooper (who himself called the presser an “embarrassment”):</p>

Rob Reiner's 'Shock & Awe' Movie About Heroic Liberal Reporters Tanked

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 18:18
<p>Rob Reiner has a new movie named <em>Shock & Awe</em> that celebrates heroic liberal Knight-Ridder reporters who fought the Bush team’s case for war in Iraq. Liberal critics celebrated it as timely, but not as a great movie. It had a terrible opening weekend, grossing only $45,000 at the box office (or $459 a screen). Two movies that debuted on just four screens had much stronger openings.</p>

Univision Lets Menendez Dump On Kavanaugh Unchallenged

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 18:06
<p>The exchange between anchor Félix de Bedout and U.S. Senator Robert Menéndez on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court, aired on a recent episode of Unvision's public affairs show <em>Al Punto</em>, is emblematic of what must change at Univision’s news division if there is to be an honest effort to engage U.S. Hispanics from all walks of life.</p>

Veteran Comic on Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein: ‘They Knew’

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 17:30
<p>The list of those skeptical of Hollywood’s woke bona fides keeps growing. When t<em>he New York Times</em> reported on serial sexual assault allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein in October it rocked Hollywood. A bevy of big names soon followed, from director Brett Ratner to Oscar winner Kevin Spacey.</p>

This Week in Media Bias History: Give Bill Clinton Oral Sex for Keeping Abortion Legal

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 16:15
<p>Some quotes need no introduction because they are just so shocking. On July 20, 1998, <em>Time</em> contributor Nina Burleigh  said this of Bill Clinton: “I would be happy to give him a blow job just to thank him for keeping abortion legal. I think American women should be lining up with their presidential kneepads on to show their gratitude." </p>

Bozell & Graham Column: Showtime Fakes News for the Left

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:24
<p>CBS’s pay-cable Showtime channel is the latest backer of con artist/”comedian” Sacha Baron Cohen’s performance art, as in the movies <em>Borat</em> and <em>Bruno.</em> It’s a new TV show called <em>Who Is America? </em>and is designed, as usual, to mock Americans – mostly conservatives -- as gullible and stupid.</p>

Snopes Throws 'False' Flag at Daily Wire for True Story on Registering Illegal Aliens to Vote

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 01:19
<p>Those "independent fact checkers" at Snopes threw a red flag at conservative websites like the Daily Wire for a "mixture" of truth and falsehood on the question "Is San Francisco Registering ‘Illegal Aliens’ to Vote?" You have to get a kick out of the objection to the I-word and the A-word. They prefer "non-citizens." We wouldn't call their site "non-partisan."  This is their breakdown, and as you can see, they object to what it<em> sounds like, </em>not how accurate it is: </p>

Whoopi to Judge Jeanine Off Camera: 'Get the F Out of This Building!'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 23:06
<p>As NewsBusters reported yesterday, Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro got into a little bit of a dust-up with Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday’s edition of <em>The View</em>. Goldberg abruptly ended the segment not longer after Pirro accused her of suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome. During an appearance on <em>Hannity</em> Thursday night, Pirro explained that the situation did not get much better after she tried to leave the studio. </p>

NY Times' Gross Hypocrisy on Russia Threat: Romney's 2012 Warnings 'Reckless and Unworthy'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 23:01
<p>The media is ready to convict President Trump of “treason” for his shaky summit in Helsinki with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin and has been obsessed with Trump’s supposed “collusion” with Russia during the 2016 election campaign. But this new-found fear of all things Russia is more than a little politically expedient. The <em>New York Times</em> is just one outlet that dismissed the very idea of Russia as a threat back in the spring of 2012, mocking then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney:"<strong> </strong>Two decades after the end of the cold war, Mitt Romney still considers Russia to be America’s ‘No. 1 geopolitical foe.’ His comments display either a shocking lack of knowledge about international affairs or just craven politics. Either way, they are reckless and unworthy of a major presidential contender."</p>

Politico Editor: Trump Body Language Reveals Possible Russia Collusion

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 22:13
<p>Politico's editor in chief Blake Hounshell has proclaimed on July 20 that he is no longer a skeptic of Trump-Russia collusion. See, back in February, on the heels of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's  indictment of a number of Russian companies but with no finding of collusion with any American,  Hounshell declared himself a skeptic. However, now that a second set of indictments of Russians have been issued also with no evidence presented of collusion with any Americans, Hounshell suddenly has declared himself as no longer being a skeptic. </p> <p>So what caused Hounshell to stop being a skeptic despite no evidence of collusion by Mueller and his merry band of intrepid Democrats intensely investigating this matter for over a year? In large part it was because of Trump's body language at Helsinki. I kid you not. </p>

Alt-Left Insanity: Raising My Child Amid my Climate Apocalypse Fantasies

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 22:03
<p>To suffer through Roy Scranton’s New York Times oped, “Raising My Child in a Doomed World,” is to come away wondering how a guy so hang-dog depressing and lacking in discernable masculine qualities managed to attract a woman -- sorry, a “partner” in Scranton-speak -- at all, let alone got her to procreate with him.</p>

Telemundo exalta 10 manifestantes anti-ICE mientras ignora 164 mil nuevos empleos para latinos

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:51
<p>Un minúsculo grupo de manifestantes que abogan por la abolición de ICE recibió tratamiento mayúsculo en Telemundo, la misma cadena que pasó por desapercibidos a los 164,000 hispanos que acaban de ingresar a la fuerza laboral del país, así como el nivel de desempleo hispano más bajo en la historia.</p>

NYT’s Stephens Demands Bolton, Pompeo Resign for the Good of the Constitution, Stick It to Trump

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:59
<p>In an item posted Thursday (presumably in advance of its usual Saturday print spot), <em>New York Times </em>columnist Bret Stephens demanded that National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo resign for the good of “the Constitution,” “the country,” and “their conscience” in light of the President’s less-than-stellar performance in Helsinki.</p>

Vice Writer Claims ‘Anti-LGBTQ Climate’ to Blame for Poor LGBTQ Health

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:50
<p>LGBTQ people are not just victims of political policy; they are also victims of disease. And it’s conservatives’ fault, one writer suggests.</p>

CNN Panel: Trump Treating the Presidency as a 'Playpen'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:04
<p>Nearly 48 hours after President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the outbreak of Trump Derangement Syndrome among the media continued. CNN’s <em>New Day</em> began its program on Wednesday focusing on the President’s walk-back of his claim that he didn’t see any reason why Russia would be behind the meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election. During a meeting with lawmakers at the White House, the President said that he had meant to use the word “wouldn’t” instead of “would.”</p>

Stephen Colbert Compliments Anderson Cooper on His Anti-Trump Outburst in Helsinki

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:00
<p>Ardently Anti-Trump late night host Stephen Colbert invited CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Bravo’s Andy Cohen on <em>The Late Show </em>July 18, to gush about how great Cooper’s outburst against the president on-air Monday was after Trump’s remarks in Helsinki.</p> <div> </div>

Indignant Cuomo Claims Trump ‘Hates’ America, Wishes Ill on Media

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 04:21
<p>It’s no secret that the hosts on CNN have a deep-seated hatred for President Trump, but rarely do they let their true feelings flow out of them like a broken faucet. That’s exactly what happened on Thursday when CNN host Chris Cuomo ended <em>Prime Time</em> with an indignant tirade against the President because he sent out another tweet criticizing the press as “the real enemy of the people.”</p>

Nets Turn a Blind Eye to San Francisco Allowing Illegals to Vote

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:36
<p>On Thursday, San Francisco began a campaign to register illegal immigrants so they could vote in school board elections. Instead of reporting on that controversial liberal policy, ABC and NBC chose to focus on frivolous topics like the Brady house. ABC also fawned over Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen playing together at Madison Square Garden, while NBC touted Baltimore banning sugary drinks from kid’s menus and parents fighting at Little League games.</p>

Gun Store Owner: ‘Borat’ Comic ‘Just Looked Stupid’ in Attempted Sting

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:30
<p>It’s been said that if the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem quickly becomes a nail. That’s apparently the case with Sacha Baron Cohen, a British comedian who went undercover across America for his 2006 film <em>Borat</em> and now is the driving force behind the new Showtime series <em>Who is America?</em> After several unpopular projects have since crashed and burned, Cohen is now going back to his roots and pretending to be filming a documentary about a Hungarian immigrant looking to purchase a gun.</p>

NFL Freezes Anthem Ban to Negotiate with Union; Titans Star Plans to Protest

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:00
<p>On a big news day for the NFL Thursday, the league and the NFL Players Association issued a joint <a href="https://nflcommunications.com/Documents/2018%20Offseason/7-19-18%20Statement.pdf" target="_blank">statement</a> indicating they've reached a "standstill agreement" that temporarily freezes the league's ban on national anthem protests. Prior to the announcement the Miami Dolphins informed the league they planned to instate a four-game suspension for protesters, and a star player for the Tennessee Titans said he plans to protest during the national anthem.</p>