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 This was a big week for lies and nastiness from the mainstream media,
political wonks and 
progressives. This was the week where Martin Bashir apologized, but Chris Cuomo didn’t think he was that wrong,  the tea party killed Kennedy, Oprah called us racist, Bush got blamed for Iran and the LA Times kind of fibbed about the Obamcare exchanges.

If the temperature went down near your house it may have been because Media Matters lied about Global Warming, investor Steve Rattner taught us why we had to read the fine print, and comedian Jim Norton got very serious about trashing the Faux Reverend Al Sharpton.  MSNBC may be telling Alec Baldwin to run away, Chuck Todd told Dems not to run away, and Sarah Palin told Matt Lauer to stay away.

Below are my favorite stupid media bias tricks from the last seven days.
Headlines are linked to the full article (and will open a new window). 
When it is a broadcast story the video/audio will also be found at the
end of the link.

Washington Post: The Tea Party Has its Roots in Dallas 1963
The
Washington Post published dishonored the memory of JFK by spewing vile
hatred toward a group of Americans in an article called, ” Tea party
has roots in the Dallas of 1963.” The article, by Bill Minutaglio,
abandoned fact and history to tr …

CNN’s Cuomo Defends ‘Context’ Of Bashir’s Repulsive Palin Slander

On
Thursday’s New Day on CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to defend Martin
Bashir’s reprehensible comments a rhetorical point gone wrong and
effusively praised his apology as “the best media apology I have ever
heard.” …

NY Times Op-Ed: Iranian Nuke Problem is Bush’s Fault
Liberal
Israeli columnist and author, Ari Shavit, wrote an op-ed for the NY
Times called, ” How Bush Let Iran Go Nuclear ” where he says President
Obama’s years of appeasement has nothing to do with Iran being on the
precipice of nuclear we ..

Sharpton: It Doesn’t Matter That He Apologized, Fire Him!
Before there was Morning Joe, MSNBC used to begin its mornings with simulcast of the Imus in the Morning radio program. In April 2007 Imus called the Rutgers Women’s Basketball Team ” nappy-headed hos ” Almost immediately there were …


‘LA Times’ Publishes Faulty Feel-Good Story About Obamacare State ExchangesMonday’s
Los Angeles Times reported “good news” for President Obama and his
signature legislation. Under the headline, “Healthcare plan enrollment
surges in some states after rocky rollout,” the feel good piece uses
partial info …

Media Matters Laments MSM Coverage of Typhoon Haiyan Didn’t Blame Climate Change
The
George Soros funded Media Matters for America (MMFA) is not happy with
the mainstream media coverage of the horrible storm that hit the
Philippines. In a Tuesday research analysis on the MMFA website called
Typhoon Haiyan: When Do You Say “It..

MSNBC Wants Diva Alec Baldwin To Go Away
The actor, host and ticking time bomb did not make many friends at the network during the first two weeks of his show. According to a report in today’s NY Post, Baldwin did not do enough show prep, and when he was at the network he was always ang …


BREAKING: Truth Revolt Pressure Forces Bashir To Apologize
As TruthRevolt reported on Friday evening, Martin Bashir of MSNBC suggested that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin deserved to have someone “p*ss” and “s***” in her mouth thanks to her comments comparing the racking up of the federal debt to enslavement …

Rush on Bashir: MSNBC Hires The ‘Most Despicable Human Beings’

On his Tuesday program, Rush Limbaugh added his voice to those criticizing the vitriol spewed by Martin Bashir last week and MSNBC’s tradition of hosts using vile language to smear conservatives. After asking anybody who was listening with kids to t …

Fox’s O’Reilly And Kurtz Bash NBC Over Lack Of Bashir Punishment As Palin Cancels Matt Lauer Visit
Fox News’ The O’ Reilly Factor on Wednesday featured a discussion between Bill O’Reilly and media critic Howard Kurtz attacking MSNBC’s reluctance to punish host Martin Bashir over the revolting comments he made about Sarah Palin. …

Comic Jim Norton Rips MSNBC For Punishing Baldwin While Employing Sharpton

Comedian Jim Norton has a reputation for comedy that is direct and way over-the-line. When interviewed by Huffington Post, he did not disappoint. Especially when he was asked about MSNBC and political correctness. Norton criticized MSNBC for punishing Ale …

Morning Joe: Steve Rattner Demonstrates Why TV Footnotes Are So Tiny

During Wednesday’s Morning Joe, financier and former Obama Administration “Car Czar,” Steve Rattner was brought in explain and quantify who will be paying more for their health insurance under Obamacare. Ratner gave a clear explanation tha …

The Revenge of Rick Santelli

Tuesday the NY Post reported the surprising drop in last September’s unemployment rate was based on manipulated numbers, and that the Census Bureau, which does the unemployment survey, knew all about it. This gave CNBC’s Rick Santelli the …

Politico Goes After MSNBC

The mainstream media may finally be waking up to the network-sponsored hatred coming out of MSNBC. On Tuesday, Politico media columnist Dylan Byers joined the call for the progressive network to clean up its act. Byers begins by complementing the netwo …

‘The Hill’ Suggests Congressional Investigation into Faked Job Numbers is Partisan

Tuesday’s New York Post contained a report that the surprising.3% drop in last September’s unemployment rate (from 8.1 to 7.8%) was based on manipulated numbers, and the Census Bureau, which does the unemployment survey, knew it. The headlin …

Black Leader Challenges Oprah’s Claims of White Racism

Oprah Winfrey is getting pushback from the African American community for her charge that Americans who oppose President Obama do so because of the color of his skin. On his Monday radio show, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Founder and President of BOND (Bro …

When Will MSNBC Apologize For The Bashir Mess?

Martin Bashir is not the only villain in this most recent incident. MSNBC itself is culpable. Network management encourages the kind of vile hatred that came out of Bashir’s mouth on Friday. …

Chuck Todd Warns Dems Not To Run From Obamacare in 2014

On Monday’s Morning Joe, Todd opined that Democrats shouldn’t be too quick to run from Obamacare because they are already stained by the bill’s problems, and they can possibly gain votes from people such as Hispanic voters, amongst whom t …

Oprah: Many Americans Disrespect Obama Because He’s Black

Oprah Winfrey has gotten herself into another controversy about racism. She faced criticism past summer for a claim that a sales clerk in Zurich Switzerland refused to sell her a handbag because she was black, a claim which turned out to be exaggerated at …

Saudi Prince Slams Obama Foreign Policy Weakness on ‘Morning Joe’
Joe Scarborough asked Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal about Saudi-U.S. relations. The Prince criticized the Obama administration or not having a cohesive policy in the Middle East using as an example the Syrian debacle where Russian President Putin outfla …

Bob Woodward Warns Obamacare will ‘Blow a Hole in the Budget’
Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace included a panel discussion of the political implications of President Obama’s “fix” designed to make good on his “you can keep your insurance, period” lie. The Washington Post ‘s Bob Woodw …

Fox News’ Liz Trotta Uses Anti-Semitic Slur During Weekly Commentary

The term “Powerful Jewish Lobby” is a pejorative term that goes back hundreds of years, referenced in anti-Semitic publications such as the infamous, Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion. It alleges that a “Jewish Lobby …

Van Jones Blames Obamacare Problems on Media, Richard Nixon, Heritage Foundation, and GOP

Former Obama Green Jobs Czar and Crossfire co-host, Van Jones is nearing the bottom of the blame barrel. During the panel discussion on Sunday’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Jones blamed the launch issues first on the mainstream media mi …

Hypocritical Sharpton Bloviates About The Use Bigoted Hate Terms

Al Sharpton appeared on MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd on Monday to discuss the use of bigoted terms in general and the n-word, specifically. Sharpton, who cut his political teeth using racist terms such as ” white interloper,&qu …

Andrew Sullivan Rips MSNBC For Hiring Alec Baldwin

In his Thursday evening ” Best of the Dish ” column, Andrew Sullivan tore into the hypocrisy of MSNBC for keeping Alec Baldwin on air despite the “I Said ‘Fathead’ not ‘C***sucking F*g'” affair, his second bigoted o …

Maddow Producer-Only Reason For Obamacare Scandal is Politicos Are Bored

Steve Benen is the producer of the Rachel Maddow Show and a contributor to MSNBC.com. His latest post on the MSNBC website discusses the uproar over the President’s “you can keep your heath insurance, period” lie. Benen suggests the o …

Alec Baldwin: ‘I Said ‘Fathead’ not ‘C***sucking F*g,’ Story Update
Friday, TMZ posted an enhanced audio of Alec Baldwin’s rant, and Baldwin apologized for using c***sucker while still denying that he said f*g. …


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