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Newsweek's Tina Brown Offers No Apology, Doubles Down on 'Crazy' Bachmann Cover
8/10/2011 3:08 PM ET
Newsweek editor Tina Brown defended her magazine's controversial cover portraying Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) as the "Queen of Rage" on the August 10 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe, offering ...
Martin Bashir All But Tells John Boehner to 'Go the F*** to Sleep'
7/28/2011 2:31 PM ET
MSNBC's Martin Bashir not-so-subtly suggested Wednesday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is a "baby" who should "go the f*** to sleep" and let Democrats deal with the debt ceiling issue.
Before Taking Fox News Gig, Ed Henry Backed Network in Face of Left-Wing Detractors
7/28/2011 10:14 AM ET
Ed Henry's heated exchange Tuesday with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney as Fox News' newly-minted senior White House correspondent reminded NewsBusters of times when Henry, as a CNN ...
MSNBC Anchors Promote Democratic Ad Butchering Reagan's Debt Ceiling Address
7/20/2011 7:04 PM ET
At least five MSNBC anchors since Tuesday have promoted a cherry-picked House Democratic Caucus video that distorts President Ronald Reagan's position on the debt ceiling, inaccurately asserting ...
Networks Cast Big-Government Obama as Pushing 'Very Significant' and 'Painful' Budget Cuts
7/19/2011 6:11 PM ET
Over the past 10 days, as the debt ceiling negotiations have seemingly stalled, network reporters and newspaper correspondents have repeatedly cast President Obama as striving for "very ...
CNN's Cooper, Borger Rhapsodize On 'Adult' Obama Who 'Did Not Raise Taxes'
7/12/2011 7:05 PM ET
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Gloria Borger took turns casting President Barack Obama as the centrist 'adult' in a room teeming with unruly Republican children who would rather invite economic ...
MSNBC's Martin Bashir: Mitch McConnell 'Suffering Some Kind of Mild Dementia'
6/29/2011 5:14 PM ET
MSNBC's Martin Bashir, who once argued Sarah Palin's bus tour was in "breach of federal law," attacked Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday, wondering if the 69-year-old Republican is ...
ABC, CBS Whack Bachmann with PolitiFact, Have Spared Obama Similar Drubbing
6/28/2011 4:35 PM ET
ABC and CBS have both recently wielded PolitiFact as a club to bash Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), yet in the 29 months since President Barack Obama took office ' despite 49 "false" ...
ABC and NBC Starstruck by 'Patented Michelle (Obama) Power'
6/22/2011 4:24 PM ET
ABC and NBC have delivered fawning coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama's visit this week to South Africa and Botswana, oozing over the "celebrity" and "excitement" of the "patented Michelle ...
Obama Blames High Unemployment on ATMs, Media Shrug Off Gaffe
6/16/2011 11:23 AM ET
On the June 14 edition of NBC's Today, President Barack Obama ascribed part of the blame for the high unemployment rate to ATMs, yet most media outlets continue to ignore the gaffe.
Andrea Mitchell Whines About Tim Pawlenty's 'Counterintuitive' Tax Plan
6/13/2011 10:15 AM ET
MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell scolded Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty on Thursday over the former Minnesota governor's proposed plan to reduce taxes and cut spending, decrying the ...
Chrystia Freeland Blown Away by Weiner's 'Classy Touch'
6/6/2011 5:54 PM ET
Chrystia Freeland made a series of bizarre statements on Monday on MSNBC that were overshadowed only by Anthony Weiner's "contrite" presser during which the Democratic Congressman admitted to ...
Martin Bashir: Sarah Palin's Bus Tour a 'Breach of Federal Law'
6/1/2011 6:11 PM ET
MSNBC's Martin Bashir on May 31 insisted that Sarah Palin's bus tour amounts to a "breach of a federal law." Anchoring his eponymous program, Bashir scolded: "In fact, the whole thing could be in ...
Time's Joe Klein Declares Dem House Win a 'Victory for Socialism,' Later Retracts 'Tongue-in-Cheek' Comment
5/31/2011 10:00 AM ET
Appearing on the May 25 edition of MSNBC's Last Word, Time magazine's Joe Klein declared that a Democrat's victory in a New York House election was "a victory for socialism!"
NBC Correspondent's Shorthand for SB-1070: Arizona's Nazi Law
5/26/2011 3:17 PM ET
Borrowing the phraseology of left-wing bloggers, NBC Justice correspondent Pete Williams on Thursday invoked Nazi terminology three times to describe SB-1070, the Arizona immigration law that ...
MSNBC Gushes Over Jessica Alba: 'Our Children Are the Experiments' of 'Unregulated' Chemical Companies
5/26/2011 10:48 AM ET
Jessica Alba received an overwhelmingly positive reception on Morning Joe on Thursday while lobbying for legislation that would give the EPA broad-sweeping powers to regulate chemicals in consumer ...
MSNBC's Tamron Hall Blames Missouri Tornado on Climate Change, Climate Scientist Retorts 'Random Chance'
5/24/2011 5:01 PM ET
On Monday, less than 24 hours after a devastating tornado ripped through Joplin, Missouri ' killing at least 116 people ' an MSNBC anchor was busy putting a political spin on the tragedy.
Andrea Mitchell, Guest Scold GOP 2012 Hopefuls for Disagreeing with Obama on Israel
5/23/2011 6:05 PM ET
In lockstep with Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, who scolded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to "please don't speak to my President that way," MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell cautioned of the ...
Scarborough Demands 'Civility' Before Insulting Mitch Daniels' 'Unseemly Resentment' for Family
5/23/2011 5:35 PM ET
On the May 23 edition of Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough accused Mitch Daniels of having "resentment" for his wife and derided the Indiana governor as "unseemly." Moments earlier, the MSNBC host and ...
Media Slammed 'Bitch' Angle's Ad, Now Silent When Ryan Shown Throwing Granny Off Cliff
5/20/2011 10:13 AM ET
Anyone who was watching certain news outlets on Thursday probably heard almost nothing about one of the most offensive political advertisements in recent memory. That's because most major networks ...
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