[See NewsBusters for more.] During Wednesday’s GOP Presidential Debate, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis defended his state’s history standards on slavery by labeling criticisms of them a “hoax” that has been perpetrated by Vice President Kamala Harris. Such a defense did not sit well with the fact-checking industry despite DeSantis being correct.
[See NewsBusters for more.] All three Wednesday morning network shows covered the news that 26-year old tech CEO Pava LaPere was murdered in Baltimore setting off a desperate manhunt for Jason Billingsley, but none of them managed to mention the role Democrat, progressive icon, and Soros-backed Marilyn Mosby had in releasing him from prison.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Political commentator and alleged former Republican strategist Ana Navarro argued on Tuesday’s CNN News Central that the lesson of the Sen. Bob Menendez scandal is that Democrats are better than Republicans because Democrats are distancing themselves from the “champion for the Latino community.”
[See NewsBusters for more.] CNN Primetime host Abby Phillip assembled a group of nominal and former Republicans on Monday’s show to discuss the state of the Republican primary and the news that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom have agreed to debate each other on November 30. That the nation’s foremost conservative and liberal governors will debate each other is hilarious…
[See NewsBusters for more.] CNN’s Kaitlan Collins sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Friday’s edition of The Source where she blamed him and his judicial reforms for the “damage” done to U.S.-Israeli relations which led to Netanyahu, once again, having to educate an American journalist on just what his judicial reforms entail.
[See NewsBusters for more.] The Saturday installment of ABC’s Good Morning America claimed to have found something President Biden should be concerned about: he’s not enough of a climate zealot. With no discussion on how Biden’s environmental policies impact the real world or even a Republican response, all viewers got were some far-left activists lamenting “it’s embarrassing.”
[See NewsBusters for more.] For PBS NewsHour’s regular weekly recap on Friday with New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart, the news that the national debt surpassed $33 trillion was deemed so unimportant that it was not mentioned. What was considered important are the internal power dynamics within the Republican Party.
[See NewsBusters for more.] CNN Primetime host Abby Phillip wasted no time on Thursday in attacking Rupert Murdoch as he steps down as CEO of Fox News, blaming him and his “outrage porn” for the state of political discourse and the “perilous” state of democracy.
[See NewsBusters for more.] PBS’s Christiane Amanpour welcomed former Vice President Al Gore to her Wednesday program to join her in attacking British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s announcement that he will be delaying certain aspects of the country’s climate initiatives with Gore going so far as to declare young people feel “stabbed in the back.”
[See NewsBusters for more.] On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer did what he could’ve done several months ago: allow an individual vote on the confirmation of Gen. Charles Brown to be the new chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. However, Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s hold on groups of nominees remains, which did not sit well with MSNBC The 11th Hour who angrily denounced him for…