CNN is hiring Trump’s recently-fired enforcer: Politico is reporting that CNN is hiring former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. Lewandowski, who was fired from the campaign earlier this week, allegedly manhandled a reporter, and news outlets have reported he’s made “unwanted romantic advances” and “sexual comments about female journalists.” He was also “accused of pushing […]
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MSNBC’s Republican political analyst Nicolle Wallace has been very good of late and when she was called to analyze Donald Trump’s Hillary Clinton attack speech on Wednesday, she correctly explained his problems and how the speech should be judged. “He’s rebuked more often than his message is echoed by members of his own party.” “By […]
How pathetic is it that this question even had to be asked of Sen. Jeff Flake? While discussing the mass shooting at the gay nightclub on Orlando this Sunday, Meet the Press host Chuck Todd asked the Senator why we can’t have a discussion about gun control instead of only focusing on terrorism after an […]
This, for example, is called cowardice, or laziness, or both: Among the most eloquent chroniclers of this transformation of our political discourse have been the establishment political scientists Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein. Each has been studying politics and offering pungent quotes to journalists for over 40 years, most often apportioning praise and blame to […]
Posted in Media on Jun 10th, 2016
Ron Fournier clutches his pearls so hard, it’s a wonder they didn’t break.
The Trump ‘campaign’ (if you could call it that) had a tough week, and it appears to have emboldened the otherwise deferential cowards at the MoJo table, especially Joe and Mika, who were quite feisty this morning. Joe and Mika weren’t exactly secret lovers with Donald Trump. They were going steady for quite some time. […]
Donald Trump has supposedly pivoted to the general election, but he continues to be racially inflammatory, at a time when he’s facing an electorate with a much smaller percentage of white racists than the one in the GOP primaries. Dan Balz of The Washington Post says Trump is scaring his fellow Republicans: Over the past […]
Yay, Buzzfeed! Of course, the RNC immediately denied they planned to advertise with them: BuzzFeed has terminated a deal with the Republican National Committee to run political advertisements in the fall, the company’s CEO, Jonah Peretti, informed employees Monday morning. In an email, Peretti cited Donald Trump’s rhetoric and campaign promises as the reason for […]
Posted in Media on Jun 6th, 2016
The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur lashed out at CNN during an interview on Sunday, saying the network had “tilted the playing field” by reporting the number of Democratic superdelegates that had declared support for Hillary Clinton. “CNN and all of the establishment press totally tilted the playing field here from day one by counting […]
Politico has the interview with Phil Griffin. Yeah. Griffin cast the rebranding as just one more stage in MSNBC’s “evolution.” “MSNBC will turn 20 this year on July 15,” he said. “There have been so many evolutions, and look if you don’t evolve, in any medium, you’re going to lose. So I think we’ve been […]