Bozell&#039;s Column http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21/all en Eric Holder, Media-Spoiled Brat http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/eric-holder-media-spoiled-brat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Attorney General Eric Holder granted an exclusive interview to ABC’s “This Week” from London, where he was portrayed by ABC as deeply concerned about the global terrorist threat. What stands out from this very rare session – Holder hasn’t been on Sunday network television in four years – is that Holder pulled out the oldest, lamest card in the Obama political deck: Obama and he are opposed by people who should be suspected of racism.<br /> <br /> And darned if he didn’t get away with it again.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/eric-holder-media-spoiled-brat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Eric Holder Pierre Thomas Racism Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:21:05 +0000 tim.graham 46711 at http://www.mrc.org Film Critics Hate 'America' http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/film-critics-hate-america <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Dinesh D’Souza shocked the movie world in 2012 with his anti-Obama documentary "2016," which became the second highest-grossing documentary in U.S. movie history. On July 2, he unveiled his new documentary called "America: Imagine the World Without Her." It has already grossed $5 million in its first week.. One fictional competitor, the abortion-promoting comedy “Obvious Child,” barely grossed $2 million in its first month.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/film-critics-hate-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Dinesh D'Souza New York Times Washington Post Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:29:18 +0000 tim.graham 46685 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's Incompetence Sinks In http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/obamas-incompetence-sinks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> MSNBC host Chuck Todd assembled a panel of liberal-media veterans on his morning show “The Daily Rundown” Monday and joked that the assembled heavyweights presented “a nightmare scenario for Brent Bozell.” But what these journalists proceeded to issue was a devastating indictment of the Obama presidency and a real nightmare for this president.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/obamas-incompetence-sinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Chuck Todd immigration Iraq Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:10:44 +0000 tim.graham 46658 at http://www.mrc.org A New Evangelizing Foreign Policy http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/new-evangelizing-foreign-policy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In the Bush years, liberals were routinely shock-and-awed that the Bush administration would obliterate their sacred wall of separation between church and state. They frowned on federal faith-based initiatives and worried about the bureaucracy being invaded by frightening people with college degrees from Christian schools like Liberty University or Regent University or Catholic University.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/new-evangelizing-foreign-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Gay Rights Hillary Clinton State Department Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:57:07 +0000 tim.graham 46632 at http://www.mrc.org Obama's Anti-Media Tantrums http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/obamas-anti-media-tantrums <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Barack Obama treats the press like a spoiled child treats his parents. Despite the pampering, he just keeps complaining about them until he gets his way. As America tires of his inflated sense of self-importance while the economy limps and his foreign policy crumbles, Obama travels around the country complaining that the mean old media isn’t complimentary enough.</p> <p> At an event with big donors in May in Chicago, Obama lamented that he – the very essence of reason and nonpartisanship -- is lumped in with a fanatical Congress in a tale of gridlocked Washington.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/obamas-anti-media-tantrums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Bill Clinton liberal media bias Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:17:11 +0000 tim.graham 46630 at http://www.mrc.org Nasty Playing Cards and Apologies http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/nasty-playing-cards-and-apologies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> There’s a new card game making the rounds that’s designed to offend. What does it say about our culture that this marketing strategy actually works?</p> <p> “Cards Against Humanity is a party game for horrible people,” reads the game’s website. “Unlike most of the party games you’ve played before, Cards Against Humanity is as despicable and awkward as you and your friends.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/nasty-playing-cards-and-apologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division anti-Catholicism games Islam transgenders Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:06:23 +0000 tim.graham 46629 at http://www.mrc.org Media Helpers for White House Summits http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/media-helpers-white-house-summits <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In November of 2002, <em>Washington Post </em>reporter-editor Bob Woodward unveiled excerpts of his latest book, "Bush at War," and caused a big stir by revealing that Fox News boss Roger Ailes had sent a confidential memo to the Bush White House after September 11 insisting the president stay tough against the terrorists.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/media-helpers-white-house-summits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Claire Shipman Mika Brzezinski Robin Roberts Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:37:11 +0000 tim.graham 46552 at http://www.mrc.org Patently Absurd Activism on 'Redskins' http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/patently-absurd-activism-redskins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) found its way to the front page by declaring the word “Redskins” was offensive and therefore unworthy of trademark protection under a 1946 law that proscribes trademarks for “immoral, deceptive, or scandalous matter.”</p> <p> MSNBC anchor Joy Reid reported this news with an obscenity warning before airing a clip of Harry Reid: "And I just warn people, he does use the name of the team. So, I'm just going to warn you guys about that in advance." She’s not alone. Liberal sports writers refuse to type the word in their columns.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/patently-absurd-activism-redskins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division football Race Issues Washington Redskins Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:37:03 +0000 tim.graham 46527 at http://www.mrc.org Chris Matthews, Meet Chris Matthews http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/chris-matthews-meet-chris-matthews <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ronan Farrow, considered the “boy wonder” of cable hosts by MSNBC executives, interviewed his colleague Chris Matthews on June 11 over the stunning primary defeat of Eric Cantor. </p><p> Farrow was shocked that the winner David Brat had dared to campaign among the Tea Party rabble, being the professor he is: “Is it rare to see that kind of brazen intellectualism, particularly in populist candidates like this?” Translation: how did he win among knuckle-dragging Virginia racists with that spiel?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/chris-matthews-meet-chris-matthews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Chris Matthews MSNBC Tea Party Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:56:21 +0000 tim.graham 46528 at http://www.mrc.org The 'Transgender Tipping Point' to Censorship http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/transgender-tipping-point-censorship <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Now that our cultural elites feel they have sufficiently educated the public on the virtues of gays and lesbians, it’s time to drill down to the next level. Here comes transgenderism. <em>Time</em> magazine placed&nbsp; “Orange Is the New Black” star Laverne Cox (born as Charles Cox) on the cover as the face of “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s Next Civil Rights Frontier.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/transgender-tipping-point-censorship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Censorship Chicago Sun-Times Time transgenders Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:53:14 +0000 tim.graham 46487 at http://www.mrc.org How To Interview Hillary Clinton http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/how-interview-hillary-clinton <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> There are two ways to interview potential presidents. You can pepper them with tough questions, and why not? They’re going to apply for the job of Leader of the Free World. Hillary Clinton is used to the other way: Shameless pap. Softballs to be knocked out of the park.</p> <p> She has been a media darling since forever. This is a typical soft pitch just offered to Hillary Clinton on national television. It came just the other day: “Mitch McConnell said at one point that 2016 will be the return of <em>The Golden Girls</em>.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/how-interview-hillary-clinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division 2016 Presidential Election Diane Sawyer Hillary Clinton Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:08:04 +0000 tim.graham 46467 at http://www.mrc.org Here Comes the 'Abortion Comedy' http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/here-comes-abortion-comedy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The feminist film critics can exhale now. Someone has finally concocted their dream movie: an “abortion comedy.” Because apparently nothing sounds funnier than an unplanned one-night stand and a courageous destruction of God's most beautiful and most innocent creation. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/here-comes-abortion-comedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Abortion Jenny Slate Movies Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:48:44 +0000 tim.graham 46411 at http://www.mrc.org Hillary vs. The Truth on Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hillary-vs-truth-benghazi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> The liberal media consistently dismiss or condemn hearings into Obama scandals as unnecessary and rabidly partisan, and reach those conclusions before said hearings even begin. That might explain why the public doesn’t always line up with that opinion.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hillary-vs-truth-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division 2016 Presidential Election Benghazi Hillary Clinton Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:54:22 +0000 tim.graham 46410 at http://www.mrc.org HBO's Dreadful Reagan Lie http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hbos-dreadful-reagan-lie <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> It’s been ten years since Ronald Reagan passed away, but one horrible myth about him will not die.&nbsp; When he passed, The Advocate magazine published an essay by radical gay playwright Larry Kramer titled "Adolf Reagan." The rant began: "Our murderer is dead. The man who murdered more gay people than anyone in the entire history of the world, is dead. More people than Hitler even."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hbos-dreadful-reagan-lie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division AIDS HBO Larry Kramer Ronald Reagan Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:16:37 +0000 tim.graham 46389 at http://www.mrc.org Team Obama Exposes A CIA Station Chief http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/team-obama-exposes-cia-station-chief <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> When George W. Bush was president, a week didn't go by when the press wasn't dismissing his intelligence and proclaiming his administration's incompetence. Over the weekend, President Obama made a surprise visit to the troops in Afghanistan. Someone on his staff demonstrated truly jaw-dropping incompetence by accidentally releasing to 6,000 journalists the name of the CIA station chief in Afghanistan as part of Obama’s welcoming delegation. That is a death sentence, not just for the agent but for all those around him.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/team-obama-exposes-cia-station-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Afghanistan Barack Obama Valerie Plame Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:32:19 +0000 tim.graham 46390 at http://www.mrc.org