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We need a timeout before commenting

December 3, 2014 by


Perhaps having one would help. There is too much uninformed speculation that comes out immediately after a controversial event, in this case the decision this afternoon in New York city not to indict Eric Garner, who died after a police officer did not let up when he said he couldn’t breathe. We’re going to take […]

Same mistakes repeated as votes came in

November 8, 2014 by


LATE POST: The reviews of the networks’ election coverage were mixed but leaning more to the negative side. The folly of partisans supposedly analyzing the voting (or anything political) was a common theme. And the worthlessness

Tolerating unanswered questions

October 21, 2014 by


The Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania currently leads in the polls but is not talking like the frontrunner. He says the only poll that matters is on election day.

Our ratings of the bottom-feeders in media for 2013

December 20, 2013 by


We offered our thoughts on the best yesterday. Today we look at those who are low on our list. Worst news hosts: Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Brian Kilmeade. The anchors on the Fox News morning program,

No plaudits for MSNBC after split with Bashir

December 4, 2013 by


Martin Bashir left the liberal news and opinion network today, nearly three weeks after making horrific comments trying to demean Sarah Palin. He actually diminished himself. And MSNBC embarrassed itself by

Critical language that doesn’t match the truth

November 29, 2013 by


While talking about the number of people on food stamps, a reporter for liberal MSNBC made a careless remark about Republicans. This kind of statement is, unfortunately, not unusual in the polarized

Today’s edition: What are they thinking?

November 29, 2013 by


MSNBC airs, “The Ed Show,” weekdays at 5pm. The host is Ed Schultz. So why do the promos the network runs for the show refer to the time of the program as

Stunning silence at NBC after Bashir tries to insult Palin

November 20, 2013 by


We’re waiting to hear from the network about MSNBC host Martin Bashir’s despicable rant about Sarah Palin five days ago. While Bashir apologized for his almost unforgivable remarks, NBC has had nothing

MSNBC host placed on our Shameful list (w/video link)

November 8, 2013 by


We placed Chris Matthews on our Shameful list today. In the end, what influenced our decision was his nasty display in an interview conducted Monday night, but we have cited him many times before. Matthews (pictured) is largely about politics. He obviously is an intelligent man who

After the financial crisis, more partisanship & hopeful analysis

October 17, 2013 by


(Dan Pfeiffer, who is mentioned below, is pictured) Some random comments to the media today: Ron Brownstein of the National Journal predicted on MSNBC that the crisis may delegitimize the use of threats and result in less confrontation. Wishful thinking. We only

More attempted insults by Schultz

October 11, 2013 by


MSNBC commentator Ed Schultz tried again today to put down Republicans on his late afternoon talk show. If we post once more about his demeaning language, we’ll

Some Republicans don’t seem to know the meaning of ‘atrocity’

September 13, 2013 by


It’s been almost a mantra these last few days. Many members of the GOP talking about the possibility of cutting off financing for Obamacare. The word some keep repeating to describe the health care plan is “atrocity,” as in these


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