And then there was this piece in yesterday’s Times, in which they looked at the Fox News timeline vs. other TV news. Quite enlightening.
Chris Matthews gets on our nerves many times with some of his pseudo-progressive positions. But he got this one right and explained what many of us have been attempting to explain since Neil Gorsuch’s nomination. And this is why everything at Democrats’ disposal must be used to prevent Trump from picking Antonin Scalia’s replacement. Chris Matthews:… Continue Reading →
Jimmy Breslin, 86. Author, Pulitzer winner, newspaper columnist, and my hero and role model.
This was his most famous column.
The one he wrote after John Lennon was shot.
BREAKING: We've got Trump tax returns. Tonight, 9pm ET. MSNBC.
— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) March 14, 2017
— David Cay Johnston (@DavidCayJ) March 15, 2017
That’s David Cay Johnston, who’s covered Trump for more than 20 years and teaches tax law at Syracuse. This is gonna be good!
I could feel my blood pressure going up as I watched. It’s infuriating that the media seems to swallow the sales pitch that Ryan is a wonk, I guess because he uses charts and fake numbers when he lies.
See how many lies you can spot in this press conference!
Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway returned to Fox and Friends, the only outlet where she can safely deliver this line without a laugh track. Asked how Trump knows he was tapped by the former president, Conway replied, “He is the President of the United States. He has information and intelligence that the rest of us do… Continue Reading →
Radio host Mark Levin, who sent President Donald Trump into a rage on Twitter after floating a conspiracy theory about wiretaps ordered by President Barack Obama, admitted on Sunday that he had no concrete proof that the former president was involved. On his radio show and in a column for Breitbart, Levin called for an investigation… Continue Reading →
To think, all it took was one prepared and rehearsed speech for the press and many pundits to proclaim high from the hilltops, all is forgiven – Trump is my king! Except for NBC’s Tom Brokaw. For over a month, Trump has used the presidency to enrich his businesses, refuse to denounce anti-Semitism, deride and victimize… Continue Reading →
Jon Stewart is back! (and this video is not work safe.) For a hot minute, just to let us know that journalists under Trump might want to take up a new hobby. He calls it “journalism.” “Trump lies more in one press conference than CNN does in a year, and this is coming from a guy,… Continue Reading →
Prominent political voices are increasingly saying President Donald Trump has gone too far in his assault on the media’s credibility, likening his repeated criticisms to those of dictators. RELATED: Campaigner-in-chief: Trump rallies supporters The debate over the wisdom of Trump’s comments took place on the Sunday morning news shows, with Republican Senator John McCain and others… Continue Reading →