Bill D'Agostino
Monday’s CBS Mornings aired a scathing report on Argentina’s new president-elect, Javier Milei, in which senior political correspondent Ed O’Keefe shamelessly smeared Milei from every angle imaginable.
On Tuesday, Texas lawmakers passed a bill which, if enacted, would permit state officials to arrest and deport illegal aliens. The media, aghast at the idea of anyone being deported ever for any reason, swiftly condemned the bill for “causing a lot of fear in the migrant community.” To read more, visit NewsBusters.
When Congressman Mike Johnson (R-LA) was nominated and subsequently confirmed as Speaker of the House, the race was on for Democrats and the media to cook up justifications for hating him. After a few hours of tireless googling, the media settled on their narrative: Mike Johnson is a far-right Christian extremist who wants to turn America into a fascistic theocracy.
The media haven’t learned anything from last week’s Gaza hospital blast debacle. Despite repeated embarrassments, reporters for liberal cable and broadcast networks are still treating Hamas — a terrorist organization — as a reliable source in their ongoing coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To read more, visit NewsBusters.
MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan on Sunday interviewed “squad” member Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — and it went exactly as as one might expect for a conversation between a former Al Jazeera employee and a marxist millennial politician to go. Hasan repeatedly yielded the floor for his guest to pontificate about Israel’s “war crimes,” and suggested that Congressional opposition to a ceasefire…
This past weekend, CNN and MSNBC found themselves in the awkward position of having to defend Representative Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), who on Saturday afternoon pulled a House office building fire alarm during a vote. While some journalists on these networks have uncomfortably questioned Bowman’s excuse that he pulled the alarm by “accident,” the more partisan among them have been trying everything…
With impeachment back in the political discourse, Democrats and their media allies have formed a tight phalanx around President Biden, armed with a handful of fresh talking points. And unsurprisingly, it’s nearly impossible to distinguish the journalists from the politicians. To read the full blog, visit NewsBusters.