Posts by Mark Finkelstein  (Page 17)
 

Mook’s Excuse for Hillary Lie: She Didn’t Bother Reading Second Page of Comey’s Letter

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Posted by    Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 11:00am 10/30/2016 at 11:00am

History’s Most Qualified Candidate couldn’t be bothered to read the second page of a two-page letter. That was Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook’s laughably lame excuse for the lie Hillary perpetrated in claiming that FBI Director Comey had only sent his recent letter to Republican members of Congress.

In fact, the second...

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Joy Reid Shuts Down Trump Surrogate for Saying Hillary Jeopardized National Security

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Posted by    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11:57am 10/29/2016 at 11:57am

Joy Reid and Kurt Eichenwald are a liberal-media hit team made in heaven—or somewhere else, depending on your perspective. Reid has the habit of rudely cutting off or correcting conservatives brave enough to venture onto her show. Eichenwald’s MO is to laugh nastily in the face of conservatives with whom...

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HuffPo’s Surprising Sam Stein: Trump Supporters ‘Very Nice, Kind, No Blood in the Streets’

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Posted by    Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:30am 10/28/2016 at 8:30am

Huffington Post is the site that embarrassed itself by refusing for months to take the Trump candidacy seriously, relegating Trump coverage to its Entertainment section while explaining to readers that...

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Ron Reagan: ‘There’s No Such Thing as Partial-Birth Abortion’

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Posted by    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/27/2016 at 8:30pm

Message to Ron Reagan: when it comes to this barbaric procedure, it’s not about the nomenclature . . . On this evening’s Hardball, Ron Reagan claimed that “there’s no such thing as partial-birth abortion. Doesn’t exist.” Reagan criticized third-debate moderator Chris Wallace for having used the term.

Would Reagan’s exquisite sensitivities be...

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Mika: Elizabeth Warren ‘On the Warpath’ for Hillary

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 8:30am 10/26/2016 at 8:30am

About the last person you’d expect to be taking unsubtle shots at Elizabeth Warren’s phony claims of Native American heritage is Mika Brzezinski. Early in this presidential cycle, Brzezinski was Warren’s biggest fan, urging her to get into the race.

But on today’s Morning Joe, after clips were played of Warren on the...

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Brexit Redux? Scarborough, Cillizza Agree: There Is a Hidden Trump Vote

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10:00am 10/25/2016 at 10:00am

Could Donald Trump pull a Brexit, confounding elite opinion by winning the election with votes that the polls didn’t pick up? On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough and Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post agreed it could happen.

Scarborough said that people are still whispering to him as they leave the room...

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NY Times Reporter Won’t Say If She Knows Anybody at Paper Who’s Pro-Life

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Posted by    Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/24/2016 at 8:30pm

Is anyone at the New York Times pro-life? Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor won’t say. On today’s Hardball, discussion turned to Donald Trump’s charge that the media elites are biased against him. Conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt posited that 90% of the elite Manhattan/Beltway media will be voting for Hillary and applauding...

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‘This Isn’t Going to Work’: Matthews Shuts Down Trump Surrogate

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Posted by    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8:30am 10/21/2016 at 8:30am

On last evening’s Hardball, when Trump surrogate Steve Cortes said that voters across America don’t care about Donald Trump’s refusal to blindly accept the election outcome, Chris Matthews shut him down. After calling Cortes an “elitist,” Matthews declared “this isn’t going to work,” cut Cortes off, and moved to reliable liberal...

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‘You Lied!’ Scarborough, Kristol Clash Over Alleged Morning Joe Support of Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:00pm 10/20/2016 at 1:00pm

That was ugly! Today’s Morning Joe offered a prime example of the notion that the bitterest political fights are the ones between members of the same party. Joe Scarborough and Bill Kristol got into a nasty spat over Kristol’s accusation that in the early days of the campaign, Morning Joe had...

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Scarborough Rips MSM’s Hypocritical ‘Freak Out’ Over Trump Refusal to Blindly Accept Election Result

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8:12am 10/20/2016 at 8:12am

Every couple of weeks, Joe Scarborough rebuilds lost conservative street cred by going on a good rant against liberals and the MSM. He did so in spades on today’s Morning Joe, comprehensively crushing libs for their hypocrisy in “freaking out” over Trump’s wait-and-see answer at last night’s debate to the question of...

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Politico Co-Founder: Trump Could Lose Texas, Race Not ‘Remotely Close’

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 8:30am 10/18/2016 at 8:30am

Remember Wendy Davis? She was the Texas Democrat who became an MSM darling for her filibuster against a state law restricting abortions. Davis exploited her 15-minutes of fame by running for Governor of Texas in 2014. But despite the backing of an adoring press, Davis got demolished, losing by more than...

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Morning Joe: Michelle O’s Trump-Trashing Speech ‘Wasn’t to Help Hillary Clinton’

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Posted by    Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:30am 10/14/2016 at 8:30am

If it’s up to the liberal media, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta is just going to have to take a back seat: there’s a budding new saint in town, and her name is Michelle Obama. Morning Joe began the canonization process today, beatifying the First Lady for her speech trashing Donald Trump...

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GOP Consultant: ‘Political Malpractice’ for Trump Primary Opponents Not to Have Dug Dirt

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Posted by    Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/13/2016 at 8:30pm

Was it a mistake for Donald Trump’s opponents in the Republican primary not to have done oppo research on Trump and uncovered the stories about his personal behavior that have recently emerged?

On today’s With All Due Respect, Mark Halperin posed the question to GOP consultant Susan Del Percio [who had earlier...

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MSNBC Deletes Scarborough Criticism of NBC’s ‘Cooked’ Poll Helping Hillary

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 10:20am 10/11/2016 at 10:20am

During the opening 6AM segment of today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough accused NBC of having “cooked” its current poll to favor Hillary Clinton. But at 8AM when Morning Joe replayed that opening segment, Scarborough’s criticism of the NBC poll . . . had disappeared. Instead, the video jumped ahead to Mika Brzezinski’s reading...

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Mika Rips Republicans Who Dumped Trump: ‘Pathetic, Weak, Spineless’

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Posted by    Monday, October 10, 2016 at 8:30am 10/10/2016 at 8:30am

The headline’s not a typo: avowed Hillary supporter Mika Brzezinski has torn into Republicans who withdrew their support for Donald Trump over his hot mic comments, calling them “pathetic, weak and spineless.”

On today’s Morning Joe, Mika’s point was that for anyone who had bothered to look, there was, long before Friday, tons...

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Sharpton Guest: More Outrage Over Trump Hot Mic Because Comments “Focused on a White Woman”

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Posted by    Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 11:00am 10/9/2016 at 11:00am

Quick: name the woman who was the object of Donald Trump’s crude remarks on the hot mic. Bet most of us can’t. Because her identity, while not a secret, has not been featured in the coverage. For example, this Insurrectionist sampled most of the Sunday talks shows this morning and didn’t...

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Deutsch On Trump Hot Mic: ‘Let Record Show, This Election Has Ended’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 7:00am 10/8/2016 at 7:00am

Two days ago, we reported Donny Deutsch predicting that stories damaging to Donald Trump involving women would be emerging. We wondered out loud: “was this pure speculation on Donny’s part, or did a little birdie inside the Clinton campaign tell him something?”

And sure enough—just one day later—broke the hot mic story...

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