Posts by Mark Finkelstein  (Page 2)
 

Weekly Standard’s O’Connor: Maddow Should Escort Milo Onto Campus

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Posted by    Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8:30am 2/3/2017 at 8:30am

Larry O’Connor’s suggestion was so brilliant that . . . Rachel Maddow is almost sure to ignore it.

On today’s Morning Joe, Weekly Standard editor and radio talk show host O’Connor suggested that Rachel Maddow, accompanied by Dem senator Cory Booker, should escort onto campus Milo Yiannopoulos and other conservative speakers who...

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Planned Parenthood Prez All About ‘Health Care’

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Posted by    Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 11:30am 2/2/2017 at 11:30am

To listen to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards on today’s Morning Joe, you’d think her organization was mainly about “health care” for women—not about being the nation’s largest abortion provider.

As you’ll see in the video clip, Richards manages to mention “health care” seven times in her interview with Mika Brzezinski. The...

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Manchin Blames Dems for Nuclear Option: Harry Reid ‘Dead Wrong’

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 10:00am 2/1/2017 at 10:00am

Did Joe Manchin just open the door for Republicans to invoke the nuclear option if necessary to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court? In appearances on CNN and MSNBC this morning, Dem Senator Manchin blasted his fellow Dems for having invoked the nuclear option in the first place.

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Chris Matthews: Dems who vote for Gorsuch “will have to answer” for it for 30 years

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 9:15pm 1/31/2017 at 9:15pm

On MSNBC this evening, Chris Matthews cautioned Democratic Senators that if they vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, they will have to answer for it for the rest of their political career.

His reasoning was a supremely political one: that at age 49, Gorsuch is likely to be on...

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Scarborough: on Immigration Order, Trump Admin ‘Betrayed’ Mattis, Kelly, Tillerson

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 10:00am 1/31/2017 at 10:00am

Day Deux of Joe Scarborough’s tirade against the Trump admin’s handling of the executive order on immigration.

On today’s Morning Joe, Scarborough condemned the admin’s accusation that acting AG Sally Yates had “betrayed” the Justice Department by refusing to enforce the executive order. Scarborough repeatedly called the use of the word “frightening,”...

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Scarborough: Stephen Miller ‘a very young person on power trip in White House’

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Posted by    Monday, January 30, 2017 at 8:30am 1/30/2017 at 8:30am

President Trump is going to run into real trouble if he lets his White House staff pull end runs on the likes of General Mattis . . .

Over the weekend, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were given extraordinary access to President Trump and his foreign policy team. On today’s Morning Joe,...

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Daily Beast editor: Non-Cosmopolitan Rural Voters For Trump are the ‘Real Problem’

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Posted by    Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/29/2017 at 1:00pm

Message from MSNBC to you hicks out in the sticks: the people who gave us Le Pen, Brexit and now, Trump represent the “real problem.” Unlike we city dwellers, you don’t “mix” and “get along together” with people from “cosmopolitan cultures.”

That was the word from MSNBC contributor and Daily Beast Editor ...

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Chris Matthews: If you believe abortion’s murder, “you go after the person” who had the abortion

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Posted by    Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:00am 1/28/2017 at 7:00am

Chris Matthews gave generally respectful treatment to pro-life activist Abby Johnson, who appeared on last night’s Hardball in the context of discussing the March for Life. But Matthews challenged Johnson on the position—generally adopted by the pro-life movement—that the only person who should be punished is the doctor performing the abortion,...

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Ex-Mex Prez Vicente Fox: Trump Like ‘Hitler,’ GOP Like ‘Nazi Party’

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Posted by    Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8:30am 1/27/2017 at 8:30am

In a live interview on today’s Morning Joe, Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, explicitly compared President Trump to “Hitler,” and the Republican part to the “Nazi party.”

He did so in response to a request for clarification from Willie Geist, who noted that yesterday Fox had said: “when I saw...

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De Blasio Suggests NYC Won’t Help Deport Thieves, Because They’re Family ‘Breadwinners’

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Posted by    Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 10:00am 1/26/2017 at 10:00am

If this weren’t so infuriating, it might be funny . . . Appearing on CNN this morning to discuss President Trump’s plan to cut funds to sanctuary cities, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio implied that the city will not cooperate in the deportation of thieves who don’t use violence because they...

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Cokie Roberts Doubts Melania Capable of Serving as ‘Truth Teller’ to Trump

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/25/2017 at 12:00pm

Don’t tell us Cokie Roberts is biased against the abilities of immigrants?!

On today’s Morning Joe, Cokie Roberts expressed doubt that Melania would be capable of carrying out a traditional role of First Ladies: that of serving as “truth teller” to the president.  Roberts said that it is traditionally the First Lady...

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Cokie Roberts: Shutting Out Syrian Refugees Like ‘Shutting Jews Out During WWII’

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 8:30am 1/25/2017 at 8:30am

Question for Cokie Roberts: how many refugees admitted into the US during WWII went on to commit mass-murder terrorist acts in our country?

The question arises because on today’s Morning Joe, Cokie contended that shutting out Syrian refugees would be like “shutting the Jews out during World War II.” Roberts made her...

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Dan Rather Lectures Kellyanne Conway on “Facts and Truth”

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 7:00am 1/24/2017 at 7:00am

From the man who brought us “fake but accurate” . . . Dan Rather is possibly the living person least entitled to pontificate about the importance of truth in journalism and politics. So naturally, Chris Matthews invited him on this evening’s Hardball to do just that. Hat tip Colleen B.

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Morning Joe to Aides Who Counseled Trump’s Combativeness: ‘You’re a Disgrace, Leave Today’

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Posted by    Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:00am 1/23/2017 at 10:00am

An extraordinary first half-hour of Morning Joe today. The thesis was that President Trump had gotten off on a seriously bad foot by failing to look back at history in his inauguration speech, sending a first and ungracious tweet about the Women’s Marches, sending Sean Spicer out to berate the press...

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Michael Moore Mansplains: Women Trump Supporters Are ‘Victims’ of ‘Ingrained Misogyny and Sexism’

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Posted by    Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:02pm 1/22/2017 at 1:02pm

Talk about mansplaining . . . could Michael Moore possibly have been any more patronizing and condescending to women? Appearing on Joy Reid’s MSNBC show this morning, Moore approvingly cited and adopted actor John Leguizamo’s proposition that women who voted for Donald Trump were “victims” who did so out of “ingrained...

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Ashley Judd at DC March: ‘Hitler in these streets, new gas chambers’

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Posted by    Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/21/2017 at 2:30pm

Remember when there was serious discussion about Ashley Judd running as the Dem candidate for senator from Kentucky against Mitch McConnell in 2014? Maybe cooler heads prevailed, realizing what they would have had on their hands!

Check out Judd’s performance at the DC Women’s March today. After cutting off Michael Moore, she...

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Scarborough: Big Newspaper Boss to Staff After Hillary Lost: ‘We Did Our Best—Tried and Failed’

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Posted by    Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10:00am 1/20/2017 at 10:00am

Joe Scarborough reported something stunning on today’s Morning Joe—an insight into just how blatantly, consciously biased one of America’s leading newspapers was in its effort to elect Hillary Clinton.

Said Scarborough:

“There was somebody that held an extraordinarily important position in print media who brought their people together after Hillary Clinton lost and...

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