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CNN Guest: Fareed Zakaria “Would Have Sex” with Syrian Missile Attack if he could

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Posted by    Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/9/2017 at 12:30pm

Lefty journalist Jeremy Scahill found a graphic way to describe the MSM’s support for the cruise missile attack that President Trump ordered this past week.

Appearing on CNN’s Reliable Sources today, The Intercept‘s Scahill said, “Fareed Zakaria: if that guy could have sex with this cruise missile attack, I think he would...

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CNN Analyst on Syria: Trump has ‘burned all his supporters in spectacular fashion’

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Posted by    Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:05am 4/8/2017 at 11:05am
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Sanctuary city mayor: police would be seen as ‘occupying force’ if enforced immigration laws

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 8:30am 4/6/2017 at 8:30am

On Wednesday night, Virgil Bernero, the mayor of sanctuary city Lansing, Michigan, told Tucker Carlson that if his police force were to enforce immigration laws, it would be seen as an “occupying force.”

An incredulous Tucker responded, “people come into your country illegally, your job is to enforce the laws as a...

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CNN’s Cuomo to Sen. Mike Lee: “Breitbart using you as a poster boy” to attack Susan Rice

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:15am 4/5/2017 at 10:15am

On CNN this morning, Chris Cuomo said to Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah, “Breitbart is using you as a poster boy. You know that is the president’s viewing of choice. He loves to see what they put out. They are using you as the poster boy that Susan Rice was...

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CNN’s Cuomo full throttle defense of Susan Rice: “fake scandal being peddled by right-wing media”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 8:30am 4/4/2017 at 8:30am

See update below: Scarborough rips ‘hallelujah chorus’ dismissing Rice controversy

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Move over, Democrats. There’s a new opposition party in town. And its name is CNN.

Opening his show this morning with a discussion of the emerging controversy over the unmasking of the names of Trump associates in intelligence intercepts, Chris Cuomo said, “so...

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Morning Joe Goes Crazy Over Trump’s Mental Health

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:00am 4/3/2017 at 10:00am

Kibitzing about Donald Trump’s mental health is a favorite MSM parlor game. But Morning Joe took it to a new level today, devoting its long, opening segment to the matter.

Donny Deutsch and Joe Scarborough were the ringleaders, playing Drs. Freud and Jung, respectively. Excerpts:

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Sanctuary City Mayor: Trump Trying to Make Us ‘Fugitive Slave Catchers’

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 10:30am 4/2/2017 at 10:30am
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An Al Sharpton guest has the early lead for today’s most simultaneously inflammatory and nonsensical statement.

Ras Baraka, mayor of Newark, NJ, said that in clamping down on sanctuary cities such as his, the Trump administration is “trying to intimidate us into being what I’ve called fugitive slave catchers.”

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Scarborough: MSM Ignoring Unmasking Of Trump Aides by Obama Admin

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10:00am 3/31/2017 at 10:00am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough argued that the MSM is failing to cover the story of the Obama admin “unmasking”and leaking the names of Trump campaign people caught up in the intercepts of Russians.

According to Scarborough, 95% of the story is the attempt by the Russians to influence the election....

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Scarborough Calls Devin Nunes a ‘very thick lug’

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10:30am 3/28/2017 at 10:30am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough called Devin Nunes, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, a “very thick lug.”

Scarborough’s crack came in the context of his criticism of Nunes’ handling of the disclosure of possible monitoring of Trump campaign members.

 
 
 

CNN’s Cuomo: Obama EPA Regs Key to Keep US “from looking like Shanghai”

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 8:30am 3/28/2017 at 8:30am
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Hot stock tip: invest in companies producing anti-smog surgical masks. That is, if you buy into Chris Cuomo’s environmental alarmism.

On CNN this morning, the panel discussed the Trump admin’s announcement yesterday that it plans to roll back some of the Obama-era EPA regs viewed as overly restrictive on the coal industry.

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Scarborough: Bannon “blew this”—”hack, stupid, biggest loser, idiot”

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Posted by    Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:00am 3/27/2017 at 10:00am

Joe Scarborough spent the first half-hour of today’s Morning Joe blasting White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon for the failure of the health care bill. Excerpts:

  • “I will call Steve Bannon a hack. When you go in and threaten members, you’re not only a hack, you’re stupid at your game . . ....
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Obama Speechwriter: @SeanHannity has “a little beachhead on half the shows” on CNN

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Posted by    Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/26/2017 at 3:00pm

About the last accusation you’d expect to hear leveled at CNN is that it is too accommodating to Sean Hannity and Donald Trump.

But that’s the charge that former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett has made.

Appearing on Brian Stelter’s Reliable Sources on CNN today, Lovett first praised Stelter as a “bulwark,” noting “you go...

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Clinton collaborator John Harwood: Republicans “radically opposed to government itself”

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Posted by    Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/25/2017 at 2:00pm
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John Harwood is the CNBC journalist who advised Hillary’s campaign on how to handle Ben Carson and later bragged to Hillary campaign chairman John Podesta about the rude questions he posed to Donald Trump during a debate.

Harwood’s attacks on Republican candidates as a moderator of a Republican primary debate were met...

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Scarborough: Pulling Health Insurance Bill Would be Best for GOP

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Posted by    Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00am 3/24/2017 at 10:00am

Should conservatives be rooting for the health care bill to pass the House today, or be defeated or withdrawn? Joe Scarborough made an interesting observation today, quoting the late Senator Paul Simon at the end of his career on the biggest lesson he had learned: “sometimes when you win, you lose....

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Scarborough Suggests White House Used Intel Chair to Change Headlines, ‘Blow up’ House Investigation

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Posted by    Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:00am 3/23/2017 at 10:00am

Did the Trump White House use the House intel committee chairman to divert attention from the committee’s investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russians? That’s what Joe Scarborough suggested on today’s Morning Joe.  Scarborough said that his reporting suggests that the White House “shoved” committee chairman Dev...

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Of All People: Susan Rice Pens Op-ed on Importance of White House ‘Credibility’

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 8:40am 3/22/2017 at 8:40am

You say “Susan Rice,” any sentient being says “lied about a video being the cause of Benghazi.” So who was the mastermind at Dem Central who decided that Rice was the right person to make the case that, when it comes to foreign affairs, the credibility of an administration’s statements is...

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Halperin: ‘Completely Improper’ for Comey to Reveal Trump campaign/Russia investigation

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:30am 3/21/2017 at 10:30am

As the rest of the Morning Joe panel remained in three-alarm, apocalyptic mode this morning, there was one lonely voice bringing some balance to the discussion.

MSNBC analyst Mark Halperin said it was “completely improper” of FBI Director James Comey to have revealed the existence of an ongoing investigation into possible ties...

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