Alex Christy
Alex Christy | June 12, 2024
All five of the late night comedy talk show hosts managed to acknowledge the existence of Hunter Biden’s guilty verdict on their Tuesday shows, but mentioning something is not the same thing as joking about it. Instead, the quintet used the verdict to go after Donald Trump, Republicans, and lament the lack of gun control in America. On CBS, The Late Show host Stephen Colbert reported on Hunter’s…
Alex Christy | June 12, 2024
CBS’s host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert, and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show temp host Jordan Klepper tried to turn molehills into mountains on their Tuesday shows as they tried to claim that the secret recordings of Justice Samuel Alito and his wife, Martha-Ann, are proof of religious nuttery and even fascism. ... Meanwhile, Klepper began his musings by also declaring that the recordings…
Alex Christy | June 12, 2024
CBS’s host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert, and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show temp host Jordan Klepper tried to turn molehills into mountains on their Tuesday shows as they tried to claim that the secret recordings of Justice Samuel Alito and his wife, Martha-Ann, are proof of religious nuttery and even fascism. Colbert claimed the recordings prove Alito’s critics correct, “Alito's been in…
Alex Christy | June 11, 2024
When the news came down on Tuesday that Hunter Biden had been found guilty of the gun-related charges against him, the cast of Jose Diaz-Balart Reports only did what comes naturally to MSNBC: hype his father as the “embodiment of the rule of law” and promote his re-election campaign. ... Chief political analyst Chuck Todd also got in on the Biden 2024 promotion, “I think it is possible that…
Alex Christy | June 11, 2024
When the news came down on Tuesday that Hunter Biden had been found guilty of the gun-related charges against him, the cast of Jose Diaz-Balart Reports only did what comes naturally to MSNBC: hype his father as the “embodiment of the rule of law” and promote his re-election campaign ... Former Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill concurred, “Yeah, you know, contrast is everywhere and I hope that…
Alex Christy | June 11, 2024
When the news came down on Tuesday that Hunter Biden had been found guilty of the gun-related charges against him, the cast of Jose Diaz-Balart Reports only did what comes naturally to MSNBC: hype his father as the “embodiment of the rule of law” and promote his re-election campaign. Donald Trump did not fire legal analyst Andrew Weissmann or his boss, Robert Mueller, when he was president, but…
Alex Christy | June 11, 2024
CBS’s Stephen Colbert rolled out the welcome mat for New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker for a three segment interview on Monday’s installment of The Late Show. In segment one, the duo would portray former President Trump’s guilty verdict as beyond critics, while in segments two and three, they wildly speculated about the Supreme Court overturning Brown v. Board of Education and cast doubt on the Court’s…
Alex Christy | June 11, 2024
CBS’s Stephen Colbert rolled out the welcome mat for New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker for a three segment interview on Monday’s installment of The Late Show. In segment one, the duo would portray former President Trump’s guilty verdict as beyond critics, while in segments two and three, they wildly speculated about the Supreme Court overturning Brown v. Board of Education and cast doubt on the Court’s…
Alex Christy | June 8, 2024
When MSNBC’s Joy Reid plays the race card, it is usually over typical progressive grievances, but on Friday, the eponymous host of The ReidOut came up with a new one: men’s favorite women’s basketball players. For her and The Atlantic’s Jemele Hill, nobody is jealous of Clark’s popularity because she is white and straight, but it is why America likes her. The genesis for the segment was a week-…
Alex Christy | June 8, 2024
For Saturday’s Good Morning America, ABC White House correspondent Mary Bruce went into full hype mode as she tried to tie President Joe Biden’s Pointe du Hoc speech with Ronald Reagan’s 40 years prior. She also gleefully noted “the contrasts” between Biden and Donald Trump while playing up the former apologizing for the GOP in France during his meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky…