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  • Joe Scarborough Tries to Scare Off Fox News Sponsors

    01/22/2021 1:11:07 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Is it ethical for one network to try to scare off a competitor's sponsors? The question arises because MSNBC's Joe Scarborough sought today to scare off Fox News sponsors. At the beginning of today's Morning Joe, Scarborough, speaking of Fox News, said: "We’ll worry about our channel and let them worry about their channel." But Scarborough soon went back on his word. Just moments later, he actively tried to warn sponsors away from Fox News, saying: "Fox News had someone I know, a former leader of the Republican Party, saying that Democrats wanted—and I’m using his words here—Democrats wanted to,...
  • Please listen to this. (No To Ever Again Voting For The Bush's, McCain's, Romney's, etc

    01/21/2021 11:48:00 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 49 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/21/2021 | Glenn Greenwald
    Listen to.this: MSNBC's Heilemann (@Jheil): What “was so striking to me about today [was] the sight of the Clintons and the Bushes and the Obamas — The Avengers, the Marvel superheroes back up there together all in one place.” Adds that Biden speech neared Lincoln’s 2nd inaugural.
  • New Presidency, Same Sides: How Fox News, CNN, MSNBC Covered the Biden Inauguration

    01/20/2021 6:41:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Sputnik NEWS ^ | 21.01.2021 | Evan Craighead
    Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. and Kamala Devi Harris were sworn in to office as US President and Vice President Wednesday morning, marking then end of now-former US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence's tenure in office. While Biden's inauguration was broadcast across MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN on Wednesday, the three networks and their talking heads took different approaches in their coverage and commentary. Fox News The Fox News Channel took a very comparative and more critical approach to Biden's inauguration than its competitors, highlighting the administration transition from Republican to Democrat control. The outlet also echoed right-wing...
  • Brennan: intel community to uncover "pro-Trump insurgency" that harbors “religious extremists, authoritarians, fascists, bigots, racists, nativists, even libertarians”

    01/20/2021 2:23:18 PM PST · by RandFan · 77 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | Jan 20 | RandFan
    John Brennan just said on MSNBC that HE knows the Biden intel community “are moving in laser-like fashion to try to uncover as much as they can about” the pro-Trump “insurgency” that harbors “religious extremists, authoritarians, fascists, bigots, racists, nativists, even libertarians”
  • MSNBC contributor compares Biden to God, suggests Trump voters should be blamed for COVID deaths [Eddie Glaude]

    01/20/2021 10:42:56 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Faux News ^ | 01/19/2021 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    … “I’m thinking about all those folks who, just for a moment, the nation shared their grief,” Glaude told MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace. “Oh, what a first step. What a beautiful step.” “I’m reminded of the Psalmist, you know, ‘He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds,’” Glaude added. […] “You know, we’re at a crossroads as a nation,” Glaude said. “It’s easy for us to place all of the blame on Donald Trump. He makes it easy for us, you know? He does. But there were 75, 74-plus million people who voted for him. Selfishness, greed, you know,...
  • Some Democrats in Congress are worried their colleagues might kill them

    01/16/2021 3:14:11 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 115 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 14, 2021 | Benjy Sarlin
    WASHINGTON — After last week's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, members of Congress are expressing something once unthinkable: that some of their own colleagues may be endangering their lives. Not in a rhetorical sense, but in a direct and immediate way. "It's the most poisonous I've ever seen," Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., said in an interview. "There's the overall sense that maybe if some of them have guns — and likely the ones who are more into conspiracy theories and QAnon with the pedophilic satanic rings — are we safe from them?"
  • Scarborough: The GOP Is ‘What We Read in the History Books About Hitler'

    01/15/2021 9:13:29 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/2021 | Trent Baker
    Friday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough doubled down on his argument that the Republican Party is “what we read in the history books about Hitler.” This comes in the wake of a group of President Donald Trump supporters rioting at the U.S. Capitol and members of Congress saying they fear for their lives for voting to impeach Trump. Scarborough, a former GOP congressman, said the party that belongs to Trump is “intimidating” opponents “with threats of death” and violence in support of a “fascist president.”
  • Fox News lands third in cable news ratings with riot, elections coverage

    01/13/2021 1:28:07 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/12/2021 | Lisa Richwine
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fox News Channel, which ended 2020 as the most-watched network in all of basic cable, finished third among cable news channels last week as power shifted in the U.S. Senate and rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, Nielsen data showed on Tuesday.
  • Chuck Todd: MSNBC Will Not Play Trump’s Comments ‘Due to Concerns That He Will Be Used as a Rallying Cry’

    01/12/2021 1:20:44 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/12/2021 | Jeff Poor
    Tuesday during the opening of his MSNBC “MTP Daily” program, Chuck Todd declared his network would not be airing remarks made by President Donald Trump earlier in the day out of fear it could be a “rallying cry for bad actors
  • MSNBC: How Do We ‘Deprogram’ Millions of Racist, Violent Trump Supporters?

    01/12/2021 10:00:06 AM PST · by rktman · 113 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 1/12/2021 | Kristine Marsh
    Nikole Hannah-Jones, of the NYT’s 1619 Project, appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Tuesday, to join the panel in attacking Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz, as well as the 74 million Americans who voted for President Trump this past election as evil racists akin to the KKK. Panelist Eugene Robinson from The Washington Post even demanded “millions” of Americans needed to be “deprogrammed.” The disgusting segment began with co-host Joe Scarborough posing to Hannah Jones that Trump supporters were actually well-educated and wealthy Americans (such as these two Senators), and not blue collar rubes, as the narrative goes. This led...
  • Facing ratings pressure, Fox News replaces news with opinion at 7 p.m. (MacCallum Demoted)

    01/11/2021 10:50:34 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 71 replies
    LA Times Yahoo News ^ | 1/11/2021 | Stephen Battaglio
    Fox News, which has watched its ratings leadership slip since the election loss of President Trump, announced a major revamp of its daytime lineup Monday. The conservative-leaning network, which is typically the dominant leader among cable news viewers, has seen CNN and MSNBC surpass it in the Nielsen ratings in many hours throughout the day since the Nov. 3 election. -snip- The major change is the move of "The Story With Martha MacCallum" out of its 7 p.m. Eastern time slot to make way for a new opinion show, tentatively named "Fox News Primetime," which will have a rotating group...
  • Fox News Panics, Demotes MacCallum as Newsmax Rises

    01/11/2021 11:10:30 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 79 replies
    Newmax ^ | 1/11/2021 | Staff
    The rise of Newsmax TV has caused a major shake-up at Fox News, which announced Monday that its early evening show host Martha MacCallum has been demoted back to an early afternoon slot, among other changes to the lineup. "Newsmax's consistently strong numbers during the day and especially at the 7 p.m. ET slot has caused panic at Fox, which rarely makes lineup changes," Newsmax said in a statement Monday, adding with a wink, "The Fox is on the run." MacCallum's "The Story" had long been the #1 cable news show in the 7 p.m. time slot, until Newsmax TV's...
  • MSNBC Dismisses GOP Denunciation of Violence, Whole Party Is Now ‘Violent,’ ‘Fascist’ (Rachel Maddow goes full retard)

    01/08/2021 1:33:42 AM PST · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | January 07 2021 | Scott Whitlock
    The fact that scores of conservatives and Republicans have come out and condemned both the violence at the Capitol, as well Donald Trump himself, is apparently lost on MSNBC. Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night smeared the entire GOP as “fascist,” “violent, insurrectionist party.” Joy Reid mocked Republican condemnations, saying they “don’t matter.” But first, Maddow slimed, “I mean the idea that the Republican Party is going to somehow defy the label of being a violent, insurrectionist party with fascist markers is hard to see when their internal discipline is stern speeches and no rebukes.”
  • Stacey Abrams Brags About Lack of Signature Verification in Georgia

    01/05/2021 12:33:59 PM PST · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    https://pjmedia.com ^ | By Matt Margolis | Jan 05, 2021 2:52 PM ET
    Stacey Abrams, the failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate (who still hasn’t conceded her 2018 defeat to Brian Kemp) expects Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock to win both Georgia Senate runoff elections. “I think we’re ready to get it done,” Abrams told Stephen Colbert Monday night. “I put my money on blue.” Why is she so confident? I have a hunch. Abrams was also on MSNBC Monday night, and couldn’t help patting herself on the back for getting rid of exact-match signature verification on ballots—a provision meant to verify that the voters who cast the ballots are actually the individuals...
  • 'We won': Trump spreads misinformation about 2020 election during final Georgia rally

    01/05/2021 5:23:23 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | January 4, 2021 | By Lauren Egan (D-NBC)
    DALTON, Ga. - President Donald Trump on Monday headlined a rally ostensibly to drum up support for the two incumbent Republicans the night before their crucial Senate runoffs, but quickly shifted to attacking members of his own party, spreading misinformation about voter fraud and re-litigating both the 2016 and 2020 elections. President-elect Joe Biden won Georgia by nearly 12,000 votes and is set to be sworn into office later this month despite Trump’s repeated attempts to overturn the results. Trump has spent weeks pressuring Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Republican David Perdue, whose Senate term expired Sunday, to entertain his...
  • MSNBC's Tiffany Cross Boasts About Atlanta: We're #5 in Strip Clubs!

    01/02/2021 6:10:12 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Nothing bespeaks a city's healthy, vibrant culture like a big "adult entertainment industry," and the proliferation of strip clubs! At least, if you listen to Tiffany Cross . . . On her MSNBC show this morning, Cross devoted a segment to a political ad currently running in Georgia called, "Get Your Booty to the Poll." It features strippers dancing around a "pole" urging black voters to get to the "poll" in the Senate run-off elections. Cross had as a guest the creator of the ad. Cross bragged about how the "adult entertainment industry" in Atlanta brings in more money than...
  • MSNBC's Cross: Trump Like 'Ghetto' Residents Who 'Trash' Their House!

    12/27/2020 3:13:48 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 35 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What the heck? If a conservative said something like this, he would likely be dragged off the set in real-time! On her MSNBC show on Saturday morning, host Tiffany Cross denounced the president for delaying the COVID relief package to get more generous payouts: "This feels like the ghetto. You have those, like, neighbors in the hood when their house is in foreclosure, and they just trash the place. It feels like Donald Trump is treating this country like the house in foreclosure, and just trashing the place on his way out." Get the rest of the story and view...
  • NBC’s Mehdi Hasan: ‘Sociopathic’ Trump ‘Should Be Prosecuted’ for American Coronavirus Deaths

    12/21/2020 6:18:04 PM PST · by xomething · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/16/2020 | Pam Key
    NBC News’ streaming service Peacock host Mehdi Hasan said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that President Donald Trump “should be prosecuted” for his “sociopathic” behavior that lead to hundreds of thousands of “preventable deaths” from coronavirus. Hasan said, “The two worst presidents of the last hundred years are the last two Republican presidents the current one Donald Trump and George W. Bush which speaks volumes about the modern Republican Party and also when you compare Trump and Bush, Bush killed hundreds of thousands of people abroad, you know, brown and black people in faraway countries we don’t care about. Donald...
  • MSNBC Guest Mocks Mitt: 'So Nice To Be A White Man in America'

    12/20/2020 5:00:34 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 58 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Some people can't help but drag identity politics and racial/gender resentments into things, even when they and the person they're responding to are on the same page! Take Brittney Cooper, on Jonathan Capehart's MSNBC show this morning. Capehart invited the Rutgers professor of Women's, Gender, and Africana Studies, and frequent MSNBC guest, to comment on a clip of Mitt Romney flatly declaring, "it's not going to happen." That was Romney's response to reports that at a White House meeting on Friday, the possibility of invoking martial law was discussed, along with the possible appointment of Sidney Powell as a special...
  • Nicolle Wallace Slurs Amy Barrett: A 'Real Right-Wing Lunatic'

    12/17/2020 7:33:06 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On the heels of her buddy Steve Schmidt joining the Democrat party, Nicolle Wallace apparently decided today to expose the depths of her seething disdain for conservatives. On her MSNBC show Wednesday afternoon, Wallace alluded to Amy Coney Barrett as a "real right-wing lunatic."Get the rest of the story and view the video here.