MSNBC on Coronavirus Response: At Least 'We Trusted Richard Nixon'

The media's urge to say that everything is worse than Richard Nixon and Watergate reached peaked absurdity on Friday as Andrea Mitchell Reports guest host Geoff Bennett and former assistant Watergate special prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks discussed the current administration's "credibility gap" on the coronavirus.Bennett asked Wine-Banks, "How does an administration like this one mitigate this credibility gap?" He then asserted, "And that's not a partisan statement. That's just a statement of fact, this credibility gap exists."  Wine-Banks declared that, " It's a serious problem and part of the Read More

CNN's Avlon Mocks Pence: 'Prayer Didn't Work'

CNN has clearly made a conscious decision to politicize the coronavirus story to trash the Trump administration and claim it's starkly opposed to "science."CNN's John Avlon joined At This Hour host Kate Bolduan on Thursday to condemn the selection of Vice President Pence to lead the federal government's response to the coronavirus. But, what was an attack on Pence morphed into an attack that implied that any social conservative or religious person would be unqualified to lead a public health task force in a time of crisis. Avlon recalled that during an HIV outbreak Read More

Andrea Mitchell: 'There's a Lot of Great Things to Say'

Toward the end of her Tuesday show on MSNBC, Andrea Mitchell decided to echo Bernie Sanders and praise the state of communist Cuba. After that, she questioned Michael Bloomberg's "really snarky tweets jumping on Sanders" for his fondness for Fidel Castro. She was more offended by that than Bernie's actual embrace of the dictator.Mitchell began by telling Margaret Carlson of The Daily Beast, "I covered Cuba for years, there's a lot of great things to say about their social services, their education, their health system." Great things include Potemkin clinics for foreigners, Read More

CNN Cues Glasser to Trash Trump Adviser as Inexperienced Ring-Kisser

Susan Glasser of The New Yorker joined CNN Newsroom co-hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto on Monday to talk about Russian election interference and in the process spread some fake news about National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien.Harlow began by asking Glasser to comment on a clip of O’Brien’s Sunday "striking" interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos where he called out Bernie Sanders for honeymooning in the Soviet Union and called the reporting that said Russia is interfering in 2020 for the purposes of getting President Trump re-elected a "non-story." After the clip, Glasser Read More

CNN's Keilar Can't Get Her Facts Straight With This Anti-Trump

As Thursday's CNN Right Now came to a close, host Brianna Keilar took time reflect on the events of the past couple of weeks in the form of an anti-President Trump monologue. Unfortunately, the monologue was riddled with various false, misleading, and partisan criticisms.Keilar began by lamenting, "It's only been a little more than two weeks since the Senate acquitted President Trump, and since then the president's list of actions he's under as part of his retribution tour is growing. He has vowed revenge on his perceived enemies." She condemned Trump, "He'Read More

MSNBC Says Gender is the Reason Why Warren, Klobuchar Lack

Andrea Mitchell took her MSNBC show on the road to Las Vegas on Wednesday to preview the night's Democratic debate. Mitchell and former Hillary Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri asserted that the downfall of Elizabeth Warren and the lack of early support for Amy Klobuchar is because of their gender.Mitchell began by asking about how Bernie Sanders became the frontrunner. After referencing Warren's "collapse," Palmieri declared that collapse was due to Warren being treated unfairly as a woman, "I think -- I think there's -- it's interesting. Why did that happen to Read More

CNN's Harwood Claims Obama 'Has the High Side' on Economy

John Harwood's official job title may be CNN White House correspondent, but practically he has taken it upon himself to be a one of the frontline defenders of President Obama's economic legacy as he did once again when he joined Brooke Baldwin on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom.The context for Harwood's latest round of partisan economic fact-checking was Obama trying to take credit for ten years of economic growth due to the 2009 "stimulus," now faced with President Trump's response. Harwood suggested this was a no-brainer. "But in the dispute, if you could call Read More

MSNBC Panel Suggests AG Barr Is 'Un-American'

MSNBC Live host Stephanie Ruhle invited New York Times columnist James Stewart on her Monday show to discuss the latest controversies sourounding Attorney General Bill Barr. Among the things discussed was the letter signed by 1,100 ex-DOJ officials demanding Barr resign, two of them-- Joyce Vance and Matt Miller-- rounded out the unbalanced panel that wondered if Barr is "un-American."Ruhle began by referencing, "an essay by Donald Ayer, this is the a man that preceded Bill Barr as Deputy Attorney General under President Bush, the first. He wrote, 'It is not too strong to say that Bill Read More

John Harwood Pronounces on Barr's ABC Interview: 'It Is Not

John Harwood joined CNN Newsroom Friday morning to engage in some cynical goalpost-shifting after Attorney General Bill Barr's Thursday interview with ABC where Barr urged President Trump to quit tweeting about controversial matters before the department.After co-host Jim Sciutto asked Harwood what he thought the overall purpose of Barr's interview was, Harwood declared that, "we don't know, can't know exactly what happened between the White House and the Justice Department." However, not knowing what happened, did not prevent Harwood from speculating, "we have every reason, this administration has given us every reason Read More

MSNBC's Jansing Laments GOP Doesn't Know 'What's Right'

MSNBC Live guest host Chris Jansing welcomed California Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu on her Thursday show for a softball interview where she asserted that Republicans are having a difficult time figuring out right from wrong. Towards the end of the segment, she again flunked basic civics.As Jansing and Lieu were discussing the current controversy over Roger Stone's sentence and just what role, if any, President Trump and Attorney General Barr had in the Justice Department's revision request, Jansing confidently asserted that Democrats are right and Republicans are wrong. She declared, "there are 192 members of Congress who Read More