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What’s Going On? Matthews, Thrush Urge Calm in Gold Star Family Controversy, Avoid Rush to Judgement

<p>As the saying goes, a broken clock is right twice a day but, in this case, twice in two days. On Wednesday and Thursday, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews encouraged and exhibited the need for caution in the story of the late Sgt. La David Johnson while praising John Kelly’s heart-breaking remarks during Thursday’s White House daily briefing. New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush shared the same sentiment, criticizing the “tremendous rush to judgment” based on each person’s political views.</p>

Lefties: ‘Nitwit’ John Kelly Is an ‘Odious’ ‘Coward’ Making ‘Bizarre,’ ‘Dishonest,’ Racist Remarks

<p>In addition to CNN, liberal activists, actors, journalists, and trolls disturbingly berated and maligned the character of John Kelly following his Thursday Whtie House remarks, declaring him to be an “odious” “coward” and “nitwit” offering a “bizarre,” “dishonest,” and racist statement amidst the Gold Star family controversy.</p>

Tasteless CNN Debases Itself by Blasting Kelly for Emotional WH Remarks

<p>Just when you thought CNN couldn’t cheapen itself any further, it did, folks. On Thursday, CNN Newsroom reacted to a powerful White House statement Chief of Staff and Gen. John Kelly (Ret.) amidst the Gold Star families controversy by noting Kelly’s personal sacrifices before lambasting him for calling out a Democratic member of Congress and attacking the media.</p>

How Sad! Netflix, Chelsea Handler Cancel Show So She Can Become Full-Time Activist

<p>Far-left actress and talk show host Chelsea Handler announced in a Wednesday night statement on her Twitter account that her eponymous Netflix show would be cancelled at year’s end so she could devote her full attention to being a radical leftist advocating for pro-abortion women. Handler placed blame on President Trump, but she maintained that she’ll stay with Netflix for a future documentary on discussions with people she disagrees with.</p>

‘Hardball’: Trump Is Black Knight in Monty Python with Supporter as Deranged as North Koreans

<p>Fresh off the distinction of being honored by Salon as a conservative (read: liberal Republican) must-follow on Twitter, <em>New York Times</em> columnist Bret Stephens declared on Monday’s Hardball that President Trump “reminded me of the Black Knight from the Monty Python skit” in that he’ll continue fighting even though he’ll eventually be left powerless and limbless.</p>

CNN’s Jake Tapper Offers Excellent Thread on ‘Media Accountability’ Post-Weinstein Bombshells

<p>On Saturday, CNN’s <em>The Lead </em>and <em>State of the Union</em> host Jake Tapper offered a timely Twitter thread on the importance of holding media organizations accountable for what they cover and don’t cover, specifically as it related to the Harvey Weinstein scandal taking years to be published.</p>

ABC, NBC Use Covert Far-Left Activists to Slam Trump Ending ObamaCare Subsidies

<p>On Friday night and Saturday morning, ABC and NBC turned to supposedly ordinary Americans to attack President Trump’s decision to end the unlawful ObamaCare subsidies. Turns out, those so-called individuals were anything but ordinary and instead covert liberal activists who agreed with the liberal media’s health care position.</p>

Womp, Womp! CNN’s Amanpour Is Not Happy Trump Could Withdraw U.S. from Iran Nuclear Deal

<p>On Friday afternoon, CNN didn’t take too well to President Trump’s speech decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, but it was CNN International host Christiane Amanpour who was the hardest hit, bemoaning the President correctly asserting Iran as evil and arguing that all this will make Israel and the U.S. far less safe.</p>

Tucker Carlson, Joe Concha Excoriate NBC’s Weinstein Cover-Up; ‘NBC Is Lying’

<p>Leading off Thursday’s <em>Tucker Carlson Tonight</em>, the eponymous FNC host and <em>The Hill</em>’s Joe Concha provided a proverbial beatdown to NBC News for “lying” in their cover-up and reluctance to cover the Harvey Weinstein allegations of sexual misconduct. The focus has largely (and appropriately) remained on the victims, but Carlson noted that it’s worth discussing how NBC News joined with “[m]any powerful people” in ducking “what Harvey Weinstein was doing.” </p>

Despicable: Lyin’ Brian Condemns U.S. Using Nukes ‘In Anger,’ Being ‘Arbiter’ of Who Has Them

<p>MSNBC’s The 11th Hour and serial liar Brian Williams debased himself once again, showing a tinge of anti-Americanism on Wednesday by declaring that the U.S. was “the only nation on Earth to have set off nuclear weapons in anger” and deemed itself to be “the arbiter of who else gets to have them on the planet.”</p>

Gen. Kelly Tells Media to Get ‘Better Sources’; ‘Astounding to Me How Much Is Misreported’

<p>Thursday’s White House press briefing was conducted by White House Chief of Staff and Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly (Ret.), who thoroughly enjoyed having the liberal media shouting questions his direction and answering them all. Most importantly, Kelly responded to a question from the Fox Business Network’s Blake Burman about frustrations President Trump has by providing a brief, calm, sober takedown of the liberal media and their misreporting.</p>

Matthews, Guest Argue WH Tension Warrants ‘Impeachment’; Blast GOP’s ‘Cowardice’

<p>MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews and New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg dredged up the drumbeat of presidential impeachment on Tuesday night, declaring that the contents of a Washington Post about tension within the Trump White House warrants “near-edge impeachment territory” if it weren’t for the “unbelievable cowardice” by Republicans.</p>

CNN Weinstein Panel Explodes When Carpenter Invokes Clinton Sex Scandals, Cover-Ups

<p>Showing off the liberal media’s willful blindness concerning the Clintons, Tuesday’s<em> CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin </em>featured CNN political commentator and former Ted Cruz staffer Amanda Carpenter being shouted down in a Harvey Weinstein segment for invoking the sexual misdeeds by Bill Clinton and enabling by Hillary Clinton.</p>

CNN’s Bash Unloads on Obamas Over Weinstein Donations, Silence: ‘Where Are the Obamas?’

<p>On Tuesday, a number of CNN figures swiftly condemned former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama for their silence thus far on the rape and sexual assault allegations against donor, friend, and filmmaker Harvey Weinstein. Among the CNNers were chief political correspondent Dana Bash, who slammed the Obamas during CNN’s <em>Wolf</em>.</p>

Ex-NYT Reporter: I Had the Weinstein Story in 2004. Celebrities, NYT Execs Killed It.

<p>On Sunday night, The Wrap’s Sharon Waxman expanded on something she noted in passing during a Thursday interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper that, as a <em>New York Times</em> reporter in 2004, she had uncovered allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein but was thwarted by<em> The Times</em> itself.</p>

Pants-on-Fire Matthews: GOPers Are Fanatics, Believe ‘Any’ Gun Is a ‘God-Given…Right’

<p>On Thursday’s Hardball, the MSNBC panel showcased how the left will never be interested in compromise on gun control and will move the goal posts toward gun confiscation, all the while pushing fake news about Second Amendment advocates. As usual, host Chris Matthews was at the center of it all, falsely smearing Republicans as “a fanatic party on guns” who believe “[i]t’s a God-given, sort of theological right” for anyone to own “any kind of gun they want, any — a bazooka, a tank.”</p>

‘Hardball’ Bemoans ‘False Statements’ by WH, Claim Media Bias Cries Aim to Discredit Russia Probe

<p>A number of establishment, liberal journalists responded with smugness on Thursday’s <em>Hardball </em>to President Trump’s tweet earlier in the day that the Senate Intelligence Committee should investigate news organizations for spreading “Fake News.” As expected, they touted their supposedly strict standards and brushed aside claims of media bias as aimed at undermining the Russia investigations.</p>

Acosta, WH Reporters Tussle with Huckabee Sanders Over Trump Calls to Investigate Journalists

<p>Along with the Las Vegas shooting and Puerto Rico, Thursday’s White House press briefing featured a litany of questions about morning tweets by President Trump requesting the Senate Intelligence Committee investigate journalists for their “Fake News.” Needless to say, CNN’s Jim Acosta led the way in showing his profession’s displeasure.</p>

Matthews Compares Gun Rights Advocates to North Vietnamese; Panel Smears NRA

<p>Leading off Tuesday’s <em>Hardball</em>, MSNBC host Chris Matthews seemed to insinuate a comparison between pro-gun advocates and the communist North Vietnam in a segment about gun control in the wake of Sunday night’s Las Vegas shooting. All the while, Matthews’s two assembled guests/so-called journalists mocked certain gun owners and bewailed the “gun culture” in America that they wished was the opposite.</p>

Shapiro Decimates ‘Social Justice King’ Kimmel for His ‘Abhorrent,’ ‘Nasty,’ Gun Control Rant

<p>Almost two weeks after demolishing Jimmy Kimmel over his asinine health-care tirades, conservative star and podcast host Ben Shapiro obliterating the ABC late-night host on Tuesday for an “abhorrent, “gross,” and “nasty” gun control rant touting confiscation and mauling those against his views as monstrous.</p>

Character Assassination: FS1 Attacks Packers Fans for Choosing ‘Heartland Patriotism’ Over Protests

<p>FS1's morning dumpster fire <em>Undisputed</em> has been a clearing house for far-left sports punditry, so it was only cemented Friday morning when co-hosts Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless shamefully ripped Green Bay Packers fans as white people more interested in “heartland patriotism” than protesting during the National Anthem.</p>

FS1’s Sharpe: Racist U.S. Flag Is Just ‘A Piece of Cloth…Nobody Fights For’

<p>After engaging in character assassination against Green Bay Packers fans who chose not to protest during Thursday’s National Anthem, FS1's<em> Undisputed</em> co-host Shannon Sharpe did the same with the American flag, declaring it to be merely a racist “piece of cloth” that “nobody fights for.”</p>

Shocker: ‘Hardball’ Makes Trump Tax Plan All About Trump (Instead of the American People)

<p>Following the lead of Thursday’s White House press briefing, MSNBC’s <em>Hardball</em> decided to not discuss how the Trump tax reform plan could help millions of Americans by unleashing massive economic growth, but instead how President Trump would benefit from it.</p>

Seriously? Matthews Compares Russian-Backed Fake News Trolls to the 9/11 Hijackers

<p>Just when you think you’ve heard it all, you’re shown otherwise. During Thursday’s <em>Hardball</em>, MSNBC host Chris Matthews compared the Russian-backed social media trolls during the 2016 election to the 9/11 hijackers who murdered thousands of Americans in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.</p>

Chuck Todd: Roy Moore ‘Doesn’t Appear to Believe in the Constitution as It’s Written’

<p><em>MTP Daily</em> host Chuck Todd led off Wednesday’s show with an asinine assertion, which was that Alabama Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore “doesn't appear to believe in the Constitution as it's written” because Moore said our rights come from God. For any non-revisionist individual who’s read the Constitution or commentaries on it, they would know that Todd’s slam is fake news because the Constitution ensures that our God-given rights aren’t hinged upon by the government.</p>

NYT’s Stephens: U.S. Flag Isn’t ‘A Totem’ to Worship; Conservatives Should Get Behind Kneelers

<p>On Tuesday’s <em>Hardball</em>, <em>New York Times</em> columnist and Never Trump diehard Bret Stephens pigeon-holed conservatives opposed to the NFL protests, declaring that the American flag isn’t a monumental “totem like it's the obelisk that descends on planet Earth in 2001: A Space Odyssey” while demanding conservatives get in line behind National Anthem protesters.</p>

Far-Left Sportscaster Bob Costas Goes on CNN and It Went About as Well as You’d Expect

<p>MLB Network announcer and NBC Sports personality Bob Costas is no stranger to imposing his liberal politics on viewers, so he appeared on CNN Monday morning in light of the NFL protests to bemoan the National Anthem and patriotism being exclusively linked to the military and Trump supporters having brain damage.</p>

WH Press Slam Protest Opposition, Blame Trump for Lack of Non-NFL Coverage

<p>Monday’s White House Press Briefing was, once again, insufferable thanks to the questions from the throngs of liberal reports on scene, with this event dominated by defending NFL protesters and blaming Trump for preventing the news media from covering anything else.</p>

USA Today Columnist: #TakeAKnee Marked One of NFL’s ‘Finest Moments’ Fighting Back Against ‘Racist’ Trump

<p><em>USA Today</em> columnist Nancy Armour received front-page treatment on Monday, swooning over how “extraordinary” the anti-Trump, anti-National Anthem protests were during Sunday’s NFL games that made for “one of its finest moments” ever. Along with the gush and trashing Trump as a “racist,” she equated woke athletes with the actual heroics Muhammad Ali, Magic Johnson, Billie Jean King, and Jackie Robinson from years past.</p>

Ben Shapiro Eviscerates Jimmy Kimmel’s Health Care Tirades; ‘Egregious’ to Exploit His Son

<p>Amidst the liberal media’s undying support for Jimmy Kimmel’s emotion-driven push to socialize health care, conservative icon and podcast host Ben Shapiro demolished Kimmel’s fact-free, liberal claims on his Wednesday show. “Because of the merge of entertainment and politics, we’ve basically said that those hearts are the fullest, we’re just going to grant that their brains are also fullest. I don’t think that that’s necessarily true,” Shapiro argued at one point in the 20-minute-plus takedown.</p>

Classic: CNN’s Cillizza Pens Piece Praising Kimmel as Health Care Debate’s ‘Measuring Stick’

<p>CNN Politics editor at-large Chris Cillizza can always be counted on for head-scratching, scorching-hot takes, so it wasn’t a surprise when he offered up a sympathetic piece on Wednesday furthering the leftist cause that people should look to ABC’s late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for cues on health care policy.</p>

Video Mash-Up: CNN Hated Trump’s ‘Dark,’ ‘Frightening,’ ‘Incoherent’ ‘Sermon’ to U.N.

<p>From the moment President Trump’s Tuesday speech to the United Nations General Assembly ended, CNN made clear that they would be providing the liberal, pro-Obama response, lambasting his remarks as contradictory, “dark,” “frightening,” “incoherent” and even weak. Now, if you’re skeptical that this video supercut included only partisan commentators, that sadly did not happen as the same rhetoric was espoused by supposedly neutral analysts, anchors, and reporters.</p>

Too Bad, So Sad: Initial Emmy Ratings Set Record Low

<p>Despite the liberal media’s roaring approval for Sunday’s Emmy Awards, the first ratings report showed that they were spectacularly awful, setting a new record low with an 8.2 overnight rating and beating out 2016 as the previous low. <em>Deadline: Hollywood</em> had the number in a Monday morning post, but writer Dominic Patten took until paragraph five to reveal the total (minus the giveaway of its pathetic failure in the headline).</p>

Here’s That Bizarre CNN Segment Featuring Fox’s Travis Suddenly Discussing Love of Boobs, Free Speech

<p>As immediately documented by this writer on Twitter, the internet exploded on Friday when Fox Sports personality Clay Travis disgusted<em> CNN Newsroom</em> host Brooke Baldwin and former ESPN employee Keith Reed by suggesting during a segment on Jemele Hill that he “believe[s] in only two things completely, the First Amendment and boobs.”</p>

Fireworks: Ferguson Battles Stacked Liberal CNN Panel on ESPN’s Hill, Hysteria Over WH Reaction

<p>Late Thursday’s<em> CNN Tonight </em>featured the liberal media’s continued hysteria with supposed White House authoritarianism toward the press and the politicization of sports through the lens of the anti-Trump tweets by fellow leftist/ESPN host Jemele Hill. Conservative talk radio host Ben Ferguson admirably took on the both deranged and pointed remarks from devoted liberals panelists in host Don Lemon, CNN political commentator Keith Boykin, <em>Reliable Sources</em> host Brian Stelter, and <em>USA Today</em> columnist Christine Brennan.</p>

April Ryan Loses It Over Don Lemon Admitting Hillary Made Mistakes Costing Her the Election

<p>On Wednesday’s<em> CNN Tonight</em>, host Don Lemon took the extraordinary step of conceding that Hillary Clinton made mistakes during the election that she won’t acknowledge, but it didn’t sit well with CNN political analyst and American Urban Radio Networks White House correspondent April Ryan as she vehemently defended Clinton. </p>

WH Reporters Advocate for Single-Payer Health Care, Push Jemele Hill Story

<p>Wednesday’s White House press briefing didn’t feature CNN’s Jim Acosta, so his colleagues picked up the slack with lobbying efforts for single-payer health care, ensuring wealthy Americans don’t get tax cuts, and anti-Trump comments by ESPN’s Jemele Hill. <em>Los Angeles Times </em>reporter Noah Bierman got the ball rolling on single-payer health care, asking Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders what she made of Democrats proposing such a change.</p>

Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder Push Climate Change During Telethon; Deniers Are ‘Blind or Unintelligent’

<p>Tuesday night’s telethon <em>Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief</em> was bursting at the seams with celebrities, moving musical performances, and journalists from ABC, CBS, and NBC, so it was all the more disappointing when Beyoncé and Stevie Wonder promoted climate change as having caused Harvey and Irma.</p>

Matthews Hails ‘Profound’ Book by ‘Moderate’ Hillary Despite Not Reading the Whole Thing

<p>Seemingly everyone has an opinion about Hillary Clinton’s pity party/book <em>What Happened </em>and so, it was <em>Hardball</em>’s turn on Tuesday. Host Chris Matthews proclaimed it to be “a very profound and candid book” by “moderate” Hillary despite the fact that he hasn’t read the whole book yet.<br />  </p>

Jim Acosta and Friends Lobby WH to Believe ‘This Climate Change Thing’ Caused Harvey, Irma

<p>CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta thought it was time during Monday’s White House press briefing to make a fool of himself, partnering with his fellow journalists in lobbying the Trump administration to both believe that global warming caused Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and rejoin the Paris climate deal to stop them.</p>
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