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Media BiASS: Frivolous Fluff, Empty News…

NBC Tackles Claims of Anti-Muslim Bias in NFL, Skipped Islamic Extremism in Oklahoma Beheading

 

On Tuesday, NBC’s Today seized on accusations of anti-Muslim bias in the NFL after Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was hit with a 15-yard penalty after appearing to pray in the end zone after scoring a touchdown. This was the same network that censored any mention of the Islamic extremism of an Oklahoma man who beheaded a co-worker on Thursday. In the Tuesday segment, co-host Carson Daly touted people rushing to denounce the NFL: “And people on social media were all over this, saying that it was because he’s a practicing Muslim. So here we go, Arsalan writes in, ‘Brandon Marshall gets on knees & raises hands to Jesus after TD..No penalty..Husain Abdullah bows to Mecca..15 yards!’ The memes started to come in, ‘Tim Tebow gets a trademark, Husain gets a 15-yard penalty.'”

 

Rosie O’Donnell: Penalizing Muslim NFL Player ‘Propels Us to War’

 

According to View co-host and 9/11 truther Rosie O’Donnell, a Muslim NFL player being penalized for praying after a touchdown is the kind of thing that “propels us to war.” Talking to the other women of the show about Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, Whoopi Goldberg wondered if Americans are “feeding into Muslim fear.” Somehow extrapolating from a single penalty in one football game, O’Donnell responded, “Yes. I think as a nation we are. I think that, you know, it propels us to war. You have to rally the country in order to bomb a country that did nothing to you and you need to rally them and so that’s what I think that was.”

 

Over 300,000 Face Deadline to Prove Eligibility for ObamaCare Subsidies; Nets Omit

 

Tuesday marked the deadline for hundreds of thousands Americans with insurance through ObamaCare to provide proper verification of their income levels or risk losing their government subsidies used to purchase health care plans. When it came to marking this critical deadline for ObamaCare, the major broadcast networks dodged coverage of the story in both their morning and evening newscasts. According to an article in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, the Obama administration “told more than 300,000 individuals who obtained coverage through the federal HealthCare.gov site that they may lose some or all of the subsidies if they don’t provide additional income information” that matches what the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has on file.

 

2014 Midterms: CBS Sees ‘Very Conservative,’ ‘Far Right’ Problem in Kansas

 

Polls and prognosticators suggest a Republican takeover of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, the networks continue to offer scant coverage of the various races. The CBS Evening News on Sunday managed to briefly look at the Senate elections in Kansas and Colorado. Regarding incumbent Pat Roberts, Nancy Cordes warned, “He’s being dragged down by a very conservative governor who even some Republicans feel has pulled the state too far to the right.”

 

Senate Democrats Push Amendment that Could NeuterSaturday Night Live, Nets Don’t Care

 

Saturday Night Live returned from its summer hiatus this week but if Democrats had succeeded in their September 11 vote to amend the Constitution there wouldn’t be any more political skits on the 40 year-old comedy institution. According to Senator Ted Cruz the Constitutional amendment, that would’ve been an end-around the First Amendment, would’ve given Congress the power to restrict political speech – even of the humorous kind found onSNL. So how much Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) coverage was devoted to the Democrats’ bid to bypass the First Amendment? Just one discussion, sparked by Cruz’s SNL comment, on the September 14 edition of ABC’s This Week.

 

CBS Finally Notices ‘Push-Back’ Against Obama’s ISIS Claims

 

After ignoring criticism on Monday of President Obama’s claim to 60 Minutes that the intelligence community was to blame for having “underestimated” ISIS, Tuesday’s CBS This Morning finally caught up with the story as co-host Norah O’Donnell declared: “…intelligence officials sort of brustled [sic] at hearing the President say that the intelligence community may have underestimated this threat. I mean, publicly, there’s a paper trail of intelligence officials before Congress saying ISIS is a problem.” Fellow co-host Charlie Rose added: “We’re also now hearing from high-level intelligence officials off the record, you know, that they think that it was wrong in a sense, as to some are suggesting, to throw intelligence community under the bus. I’m not sure the President meant to do that. But clearly, there is a push-back on the part of the intelligence community saying, ‘We tried to tell you.'”

 

NBC Runs 4 Minute Puff Piece on Ben Affleck; Refuses to Cover Upcoming Midterm, Protests in Hong Kong

 

On Tuesday night, NBC Nightly News concluded its program by pushing an over four-minute-long fawning segment on Hollywood actor and activist Ben Affleck that included banter between anchor Brian Williams and Affleck on New York and Boston sports teams, gushing over Affleck’s life and “restless mind,” and his disappointment about the United States “nation-building elsewhere” when it should be doing that in places like Detroit. Williams’s coverage of Affleck came as the show refused to cover the growing protests for greater democratic rule in Hong Kong and any news regarding the midterm elections, which are five weeks away fromTuesday.

Media BiASS: No News, Just Babbling…

1. MRC’s ‘DisHonors Awards’ Winners and Buckley Award for Mark Levin

 

Mark Levin, Congressman Jim Jordan, Alan Robertson, Stacey Dash, Larry Kudlow and Cleta Mitchell highlighted the MRC’s “2014 Gala featuring the DisHonors Awards: Roasting the Most Outrageously Biased Liberal Reporting,” presented on Thursday night, September 25, before an audience of 900 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. In addition to the presentation of the DisHonors Awards videos in four categories and a look at some “funny clips,” the audience decided Eleanor Clift had earned the Quote of the Year dishonor. Mark Levin received the MRC’s eighth annual “William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence.”

ABC and NBC Gush Over Clinton Baby: ‘Almost Like the British Royal Family’

 

On Friday night, Chelsea Clinton gave birth to her first child, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, and ABC and NBC predictably swooned over the event and hyped the impact this could have on Hillary Clinton’s political future. During Sunday’s Good Morning America’s ABC’s Mara Schiavocampo gushed: “While America waits for Hillary’s decision if she’ll run for President, a more important duty calls for now, diaper duty.” On Saturday’s NBC Nightly News, reporter Kristen Welker turned to liberal historian Michael Beschloss who eagerly declared: “Chelsea Clinton has been famous, world famous since she was about 12 years old. So it’s almost like the British royal family.”

 

2014 Midterms: Nets Yawn at Democratic Gaffes and Scandals, Tout GOP Problems

 

The 2014 midterms may be building towards a Republican wave, but the elections in 39 days have drawn little interest from the networks. NBC and CBS on Thursday made exceptions, but only to highlight GOP struggles and embarrassments. Awkward, uncomfortable examples involving Democrats have been either ignored or severely minimized. On Today, Peter Alexander played grainy video of a married GOP representative in an embrace with a staffer. Alexander reminded viewers that “this is likely the last time” they saw “the co-called kissing Congressman, Louisiana Republican Vance McAllister.” The reporter needled, “Instead, McAllister promised to not run for reelection. He broke that vow.”

 

Eric Holder’s Fast and Furious Fiasco Was Media Scandal, Too

 

Thanks to his stonewalling of the House of Representatives investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal, in 2012 Eric Holder became the first Attorney General held in contempt by Congress. Maybe his resignation on Thursday will revive the story for the three broadcast network evening newscasts, but don’t count on it. With Sharyl Attkisson no longer working at CBS News, there is no broadcast journalist who has shown any interest in pursuing this disgraceful story. In fact, as the MRC documented after the 2012 re-election of President Obama, Holder’s Fast and Furious scandal was just one of the many stories the broadcast evening newscasts censored that year.

 

Chuck Todd: Attorney General Eric Holder ‘Wasn’t Political At All’

 

Appearing on MSNBC’s NewsNation on Thursday to react to Attorney General Eric Holder announcing his resignation, NBC’s Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd had the audacity to proclaim that Holder “wasn’t political at all” during his tenure at the Justice Department. This is the same Eric Holder who declared America to be a “nation of cowards” on race, was held in contempt of Congress for not handing over documents related to the Fast and Furious gun running scandal, and who just in April implied to Al Sharpton’s National Action Network that Republican criticism of him and President Obama was racially motivated.

 

Only CBS Provides Full Coverage of Eric Holder Controversies

 

Of the three broadcast evening newscasts Thursday night, only the CBS Evening Newsoffered a full report on the resignation of controversial Attorney General Eric Holder. NBC Nightly News only offered a news brief on the topic, while ABC’s World News amazingly skipped the news completely – though it did find the time to provide a full segment on Yankees captain Derek Jeter retiring. On Friday’s morning shows, the pattern was similar.CBS This Morning featured another full story on Holder’s contentious tenure at the Justice Department while NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America each included mere seconds of coverage. However, both NBC and ABC devoted full reports to Jeter.

 

Networks Skip Compelling Story of Mom Arrested After Taking Gun Into New Jersey

 

The three major networks have obsessed over every detail of the football scandal involving Ray Rice and what the NFL knew. Yet, ABC, NBC and CBS have ignored the compelling story of Shaneen Allen, a single mother who faced prison for taking her legally-owned firearm into the state of New Jersey. The football connection? The prosecutor who declined to go after Rice for punching his then-fiancee is the same man who wanted to send Allen to jail for 11 years.

 

9/11 Truther Rosie O’Donnell Sees ‘Financial Agenda’ in Hitting Syria

 

Rosie O’Donnell, a 9/11 truther and general conspiracy theorist, on Wednesday delved into the reasons behind Barack Obama’s air strikes against Syria. The View co-host insisted that there is a “financial agenda” in the United States’s actions, lecturing her co-hosts: “I can’t get out of my head the fact that Syria has a lot of oil. A lot of oil. Not a lot of oil in Rwanda or the Congo. Atrocities there all the time.”

Media BiASS: Garbage News…

Sunday Shows Hype Liberal Hopes: ‘Anti Anti-Tax Fever’ and GOP Mid-Term ‘Momentum Stalling’

 

If it’s Sunday, it’s time to advance liberal hopes. NBC’s Meet the Press with Chuck Todd and ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos both opened by plugging segments which forwarded the hope liberal Democratic dreams are becoming reality. “Some Americans suddenly saying tax cutting has gone too far,” NBC host Chuck Todd announced, leading into a soundbite from a man in Kansas: “It’s been a train wreck.” Todd picked up: “Could Republicans now become the victims of a new anti anti-tax fever?” Over on This Week, ABC’s announcer trumpeted: “And midterm shake-up. Surprising new twists in key Senate races. Is Republican momentum stalling? Why the Senate is still up for grabs.”

 

ABC and NBC Ignore Leon Panetta’s Criticism of Obama’s ISIS Strategy

 

Beginning Friday night, CBS began previewing an exclusive 60 Minutes interview with Leon Panetta, which aired Sunday night, where the former Secretary of Defense said he had advised President Obama to arm the Syrian rebels as early as 2012. Despite Panetta’s criticism of President Obama’s strategy to combat ISIS, ABC and NBC have ignored the story altogether since the preview for the interview first aired on Friday’s CBS Evening News w/ Scott Pelley.

 

CNN’s Brian Stelter Hints Liberal Anthony Weiner is Non-Partisan

 

On Sunday’s Reliable Sources, CNN’s Brian Stelter touted a disgraced former representative as a non-partisan pundit and as an expert on media bias: “Now, I could bring in two partisan commentators now to argue about the media, but I’d rather from someone who’s been in the glare of the news media – someone who’s all too familiar with what happens when you go from darling to bad boy – then, maybe, back and forth. That’s former Congressman Anthony Weiner.”

 

Ken Burns Excuses Media Covering Up ‘Distracting’ ‘Gotcha Things’ for JFK and FDR

 

In an interview with Ken Burns on Sunday’s web-based Meet the Press feature Press Pass, moderator Chuck Todd asked the historian and film-maker about his PBS documentary on the Roosevelts: “It’s amazing what the press didn’t cover….I mean, and if they had, obviously it could have changed history.” Burns responded: “It could. But I think we focus too much – we presume that because there was a gentleman’s agreement to turn off the cameras as he [FDR] started to stand up or when he started to sit down, that we know less….’Wasn’t that quaint an arrangement? They sort of looked the other way when JFK did that or they, you know, didn’t really notice Franklin Roosevelt’s illness.’ They actually did and they actually knew more and had better and more intimate access to power, and that’s an important thing.”

 

NBC Nightly News Spins ‘Thought-Provoking’ Piece on Teachers With Guns Story As Big Risk

 

On Monday night’s NBC Nightly News, the program took a look at how Utah is now allowing teachers to obtain concealed carry permits to have firearms in their schools after training and continually passing background checks. As the media have done countless times, they found a way to turn it into coming across as a bad thing. NBC News senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden interviewed special education teacher Casey Hanson and seemed intrigued by her decision to purchase a pistol “to defend my students” after being shaken by the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary in December 2012.

Media BiASS: Idjits…

NBC Reveals Latest Poll on Scandal-Plagued Administration…Of the NFL

 

On Friday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer brought on political director and Meet the Pressmoderator Chuck Todd to discuss the latest NBC News/Marist poll on a major American institution being rocked by scandal. It wasn’t the Obama administration getting the bad press, it was the National Football League. That’s right, NBC News conducted an entire poll just on the controversies surrounding the NFL and then put its chief political expert on air to analyze the findings. Not a single mention of President Obama’s sinking poll numbers was mentioned during the Today segment, not even any reference to politics.

 

NBC Continues Miniscule Coverage of Gov. Christie Innocence But Jumped At Initial Allegations

 

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Justice told NBC News that Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) was innocent of any wrong-doing relating to the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge. Despite Governor Christie’s reported innocence, ABC and CBS have yet to cover the NBC story, but when the story originally broke in January, all three networks eagerly jumped on it. So far NBC has devoted only two news briefs on its Thursday night andFriday morning broadcasts totaling 59 seconds.

 

NPR Hypes Political Fallout from “Bridgegate” Scandal, Ignores Christie Innocence

 

Talk about tone deaf at National Public Radio. On Thursday’s All Things Considered, NPR reporter Don Gonyea ran a segment on Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) traveling to New Hampshire to campaign with Scott Brown as he seeks to become the next senator from New Hampshire. Unsurprisingly, the NPR reporter did his best to play up the “Bridgegate” controversy despite the Department of Justice clearing Christie of any wrongdoing in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. The accompanying story on the NPR website blared “Will bridge scandal jam Gov. Christie’s road show?”

 

Chris Matthews Assailed Christie as New Nixon, Skips Clearing

 

When the Bridgegate scandal engulfed Chris Christie in January, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews went wild, repeatedly comparing the controversy to Watergate. On Thursday afternoon, federal officials revealed that the New Jersey governor had no prior knowledge of the planned traffic backup. Somehow, the Hardball anchor ignored the development. On January 8, 2014, the day the story broke, Matthews muttered, “Nixonian. It’s so Nixonian.” On January 10, Matthews theorized, “I grew up during Watergate. I got to tell you, it follows a certain pattern.” On January 15, the cable journalist fixated, “Well, this is not yet a Watergate, but the more we learn about Chris Christie, the more he does look like Richard Nixon.

 

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Call for Equal, ‘24-hour’ Media Coverage If Christie Is Officially Cleared

 

On Friday morning, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski joined the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein in calling for equal news coverage if Christie is officially exonerated in numerous investigations into his involvement of the scandal known as Bridgegate to the non-stop coverage when it broke in January. During a discussion with their panel on Friday’sMorning Joe, they discussed news that a source informed NBC News on Thursday that a federal investigation has found no evidence that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ( R) knew of or ordered lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September 2013.

 

Billy Crystal Remembers the Time Robin Williams Realized Michael Dukakis Was a Loser

 

On Thursday’s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, comedian Billy Crystal reminisced about Robin Williams and recounted a hilarious moment, way back in 1988, when his longtime friend and fellow Democrat realized they had a stinker on their hands with presidential candidate Michael Dukakis. “So he continued the speech and Robin stands next to me. And as Dukakis is droning on, Robin says ‘No way this mother [bleep] wins.’”

Media BiASS:

Double Standard: NBC Gives News Christie Innocent In Bridgegate Scandal Only 38 Secs; Devoted Nearly 5 Mins When Scandal Broke

 

An enormous development in the Bridgegate scandal broke late Thursday afternoon when federal officials reported that they have cleared New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) of any wrong-doing relating to the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge in September 2013. When it came to the major broadcast networks covering this huge development, ABC and CBS punted on the story and refused to cover it in their Thursday night newscasts. NBC Nightly News did cover the story, however, but only in the form of a news brief that lasted for 38 seconds. This stands in stark contrast to the nearly five minutes (4 minutes and 55 seconds to be exact) that NBC’s evening newscast devoted to Bridgegate when it broke mid-morning on January 8.

 

Gallup Poll Shows All-Time Low In Public Confidence In Media

 

The pollsters at Gallup reported Wednesday that Americans’ confidence in the media’s ability to report “the news fully, accurately, and fairly” has dropped to its previous all-time low of 40 percent. That number was at 55 percent in 1999, but hasn’t been above 50 percent since 2005. The media are really struggling among Democrats, who have “traditionally expressed much higher levels of confidence in the media than Republicans have,” but their confidence (“great deal or fair amount of trust”) dropped to a 14-year low of 54 percent. Republican confidence dropped to 27 percent.

 

NYT Reports Dismal Poll Stats for Obama; CBS Still Ignores

 

On Thursday morning, CBS continued to ignore key results of the latest CBS News/New York Times poll, which show President Obama’s approval rating at 40 percent and his foreign policy approval rating at only 34 percent. In contrast, the front-page New York Times article by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Dalia Sussman included dire statistics about the President’s low domestic approval rating: “The results suggest a profoundly unsettled public mood, with two-thirds of Americans surveyed saying the country is on the wrong track and half disapproving of how Mr. Obama is doing his job, a negative assessment that threatens to be a substantial drag on Democrats in November.”

 

NFL-Obsessed Networks Skip Jihad Killing Within U.S.

 

What do the networks consider vital information for their viewers? ABC, NBC and CBS againon Thursday offered the latest about the “firestorm” engulfing the National Football League. Yet, these same outlets have ignored a shocking act of domestic terrorism within the United States. Ali Muhammad Brown allegedly murdered 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin on June 25th. According to CNN, he told police: “My mission is vengeance for the lives, millions of lives are lost every day. Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, all these places where innocent lives with being taken every single day.”

 

Unlike ABC News, ABC’s The View Acknowledges Obama’s Low Approval

 

On Thursday, September 18, a strange thing happened: ABC actually covered President Obama’s plummeting poll numbers. No, not ABC News, but the daytime ABC program The View which spent nearly four minutes discussing his falling approval ratings following his speech laying out America’s strategy to defeat ISIS. Moderator Whoopi Goldberg proclaimed that President Obama “might be afraid…the latest approval ratings seemed to have sunk lower than George Bush’s levels. Partly because more than half of Americans are disapproving of the way he seems to be handling terrorism.” -

 

Tapper to Jay Carney: Be ‘Frank’ About Middle East; Carney Blames Bush on Iraq

 

On Wednesday’s The Lead, CNN’s Jake Tapper tried to pull former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney out of acting like an apologist for President Obama. Tapper turned to his guest, who had just spent an entire segment defending his former boss’s ISIS policy, and asked, “What is the difficulty in getting Arab allies to kick in with military assistance? Jay, you don’t work for the White House anymore. You can be frank. What is the problem?” Earlier, as Carney sparred with Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard over the President’s handling of the issue, the former Time journalist did his best impression of Chris Matthews and pointed the finger at former President George W. Bush for the ongoing situation in Iraq and Syria.

 

CBS Lobs Softballs to Obama U.N. Ambassador, Avoids Foreign Policy Criticism

 

Starting off a gentle interview with United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power on Thursday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O’Donnell began to pitch what could have been a hardball question on the Obama administration’s slow response to violence in Syria giving rise to the ISIS terrorist threat, but instead tossed out this: “When you first became ambassador, you pushed for air strikes in Syria. Now we have lawmakers on record supporting engagement in Syria. How do you see this playing out?” No question about whether the President was wrong to not take Power’s recommendation on Syria, just simply, “How do you see this playing out?”

 

CBS Gushes Over ‘Madam Secretary’ Star, Asks If She Called Hillary for Pajama Party

 

CBS has a new drama called “Madam Secretary” where the main character, played by Tea Leoni, is a newly appointed Secretary of State and on Thursday, CBS This Morning did their best to swoon over the new show. The character is said to be a cross between Hillary Clinton and Kirsten Gillibrand and as a result co-host Gayle King eagerly hyped the inspiration for the show. The CBS host enthusiastically wondered “so did you call Hillary Clinton and say pajama party at your house, tell me everything?”

Media BiASS: Fools For Obama….

ABC Skips Own Poll Showing Record Lows for Obama on Leadership and Foreign Policy

 

Tuesday evening marked a return to ignoring President Obama’s poll numbers for ABC News as its evening newscast, World News Tonight with David Muir, failed to report on the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll and its findings. Between its morning and evening newscasts, ABC News refused to report on their poll, which found that just 43 percent of Americans say the President “is a strong leader,” which is the lowest since he became President. Meanwhile, 55 percent of Americans say that he is not “a strong leader,” which is a new career low for him in this poll. Plus, “Americans by a 10 point margin, 52-42 percent, see his presidency more as a failure than a success.” In contrast, NBC Nightly News both unveiled and discussed its own NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

 

ABC and NBC Barely Mention Obama Approval ‘Near Record Lows'; CBS Ignores

 

On Tuesday, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today, offered mere seconds on President Obama’s approval rating hitting “near record lows” amid his reluctance to aggressively combat ISIS terrorists. CBS This Morning skipped any mention of the dismal poll numbers for the commander-in-chief. On Good Morning America, after touting broad public support for the kind of military action against ISIS that Obama would likely announce in aWednesday night address to the nation, co-host George Stephanopoulos noted: “It comes at a time when he’s facing some real popularity problems. We see 56% of the country disapproving of how the President’s handling foreign policy.”

 

ABC, NBC Skip: Family of Beheaded American Slams Obama for Treating Them Like ‘Pawns’

 

A family spokesman for an American who was beheaded in Iraq appeared on CNN, Monday, and slammed the Obama administration’s handling of the death. Barak Barfi accused the White House of playing a “game of bureaucratic infighting and Jim [Foley] and Steve [Sotloff] are pawns in that game and that’s not fair.” On Tuesday, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today showed no interest in the condemnation of the Obama administration.

 

Clift Crushed Bush’s Coalition Building in 2003, Takes it Easy on Obama Now

 

In the 2003 run-up to the Iraq war Eleanor Clift mocked George W. Bush’s 39-nation strong “coalition of the willing” as the “bullied and the bribed,” but fast forward to today and The Daily Beast reporter is taking a much different tone with Barack Obama’s 9-nation grouping. On the September 7 edition of the syndicated McLaughlin Group, Clift claimed Obama’s response to ISIS was an opportunity for “Obama to chart a course and I think bring renewed purpose for the rest of his presidency and to put policies in place that will leave his successor a better hand than he was dealt when he came into office.”

 

Chuck Todd: Hillary 2016 Obstacle? Liberal Media is Sick of Her

 

On Monday, NBC’s Chuck Todd came on PBS’s Charlie Rose show and handicapped Hillary Clinton’s 2016 prospects and the new Meet The Press host stunningly predicted one of Clinton’s biggest obstacles would be the liberal media. When Rose asked Todd to rate Clinton’s chances, Todd responded: “If she were running to be the second woman president, I think she would not even be considered a frontrunner. She’d be just considered another candidate.” Todd then added: “There is a Clinton fatigue problem but it’s in the press corps.”

Media BiASS: Non Reporting….

Networks Ignore Gallup Poll Showing Obama Approval Rating at an All-Time Low

 

The evening newscasts for the major broadcast networks came and went on Thursday night and ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to cover a new poll from Gallup that showed President Barack Obama’s approval rating at an all-time low of 38 percent. After the CBS Evening Newsmade mention of a CBS News poll on Tuesday showing only 36 percent of Americans approving of how Obama was doing his job when it came to foreign policy, it reverted back to joining ABC and NBC in ignoring any and all polls concerning President Obama and his job performance.

 

WSJ: Healthcare.Gov Hacked in July; Networks Fail to Cover

 

Late Thursday afternoon, The Wall Street Journal reported that a hacker broke into a portion of the government-run website Healthcare.gov back “in July and uploaded malicious software” to the site that people in 36 states use to enroll in health care coverage. When it came to the major broadcast networks covering this story on their evening newscasts on Thursday night, they chose to avoid the story completely. ABC, CBS, and NBC combined for zero coverage of the latest piece of bad news for ObamaCare and is no surprise for a liberal media that has provided plenty of cover for ObamaCare throughout its implementation.

 

Another 9/11 Truther Hired By the Mainstream Media: Donte Stallworth to Huff Post

 

Liberal journalists are fond of assailing conservatives as a bunch of birthers and conspiracy kooks, but don’t seem to have a problem with hiring individuals who embrace the belief that the United States government had something to do with the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks. Huffington Post editor Arianna Huffington announced on Wednesday that 9/11 truther Donte Stallworth has been hired to cover national security. In 2009, Stallworth tweeted, “NO WAY 9/11 was carried out by ‘dying’Bin Laden, 19 men who couldn’t fly a damn kite. STILL have NO EVIDENCE Osama was connected, like Iraq.”

 

ABC Ignores Growing Bipartisan Criticism of Obama’s ISIS Indecision

 

While both NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning on Thursday highlighted Republicans and Democrats in Congress taking President Obama to task for failing to have a strategy to combat the ISIS terror network, ABC’s Good Morning America skipped any mention of the growing bipartisan frustration with the White House. On This Morning, correspondent Nancy Cordes reported: “Lawmakers from both sides tell us they believe the President has the authority to act right away….they want to see signs that he is crafting a plan and they want the White House to share that plan with them as soon as possible….[they] want more than just promises. They want evidence that a strategy is taking shape.”

 

Liberal Rosie Perez Joins Liberal Rosie O’Donnell and a Palin-Basher as New ‘View’ Hosts

 

ABC officially announced on Thursday that liberal actress Rosie Perez will join liberal comedienne Rosie O’Donnell and Sarah Palin-Basher Nicolle Wallace as the three new hosts of The View. The female-oriented chat show will now have no conservative voice for its 18th season, debuting in September. In 2012, Perez campaigned for Barack Obama and starred in an ad bashing Mitt Romney. In the spot, she sneered, “Unfortunately for you, Mitt, you were cursed with the hard-knock life of growing as up the son of a wealthy governor and auto executive.” The actress also appeared on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show in December of 2012. She fawned over the Democratic activist, enthusing, “It’s an honor. I’ve been a fan of yours and respect you immensely.”

 

Shock: CNN’s Lemon Strongly Hints Islam is ‘More Violent’ Than Other Religions

 

Don Lemon surprisingly shot down a common moral equivalency argument in defense of the Islamic faith during a panel discussion on Wednesday’s CNN Tonight. Lemon asked, “Is Islam a more violent religion than other faiths?” When CNN analyst Tom Fuentes answered, “Yes, it must be,” guest Arsalan Iftikhar retorted by playing up that “Christian extremist organizations…have bombed gay nightclubs and…abortion clinics in the name of Christendom.” The CNN anchor interrupted Iftikhar as he made that talking point, and zeroed in on the vastly different death tolls between abortion clinic bombings and Islamist terrorist attacks.