“ISIS Fighters Surrender En Masse” Not Newsworthy in Trump Era

One of the things about the MSM is they have professional editors with years of experience in the News Business.  Because of this we are often told that this gives them the edge in promoting newsworthy stories that the public needs to know. Now I'll concede that I'm just a poor blogger with a few … Continue reading “ISIS Fighters Surrender En Masse” Not Newsworthy in Trump Era

Forget #firecolbert how about hashtag #gotoconfessioncolbert ?

Full disclosure: I struggle with sin to the point where both today and yesterday when this post was written I had to skip communion at daily Mass because I need confession. There are a lot of reasons to think that Stephen's Colbert's vulgar rant against Trump was a bad idea. First of all it's cheap … Continue reading Forget #firecolbert how about hashtag #gotoconfessioncolbert ?

The FOX News Fools Goal for Conservatives

The Cat: Man Reality Sucks Red Dwarf: Back in the Red Part 3 1999 Once again Fox news is embarrassing their competitors in terms of numbers. Third-Quarter 2014 Primetime Averages FNC: 1,797,000 viewers, up 12 percent (313,000 adults 25-54, up 12 percent) CNN: 555,000 viewers, up 2 percent (186,000 adults 25-54, up 4 percent) MSNBC: … Continue reading The FOX News Fools Goal for Conservatives

Why RatherGate was a -Gate

by baldilocks At Storify, Brian Cates gets heated up about the new movie in the works which purports to tell the story of RatherGate. Allegedly, the movie will portray former CBS anchor Dan Rather as a truth -teller with respect to his 2004 report on the Texas Air National Guard service of Former President George … Continue reading Why RatherGate was a -Gate

Tea Party Candidate makes CBS in Feb…but not Breitbart

You might remember I've mentioned Dwayne Stovall a few times on this blog and in an earlier post specifically said he was my pick for the Senate in Texas: Being a Stovall fan I noticed that he seems to have finally broken through to the MSM which has previously totally ignored him as won straw … Continue reading Tea Party Candidate makes CBS in Feb…but not Breitbart

ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC PBS Intimidation of Black Activist, nothing to see here

Well It's been 20 hours since this first tweet from Ali: Which was followed by this post by Stacy McCain and Ace, The Daily Gator, American Power, Camp of the Saints, The Lonely Conservative, Twitchy, The Fellowship of the Perpetually Aggrieved, Instapundit, Evil Blogger Lady, The Conservative Hideout and others. Well 20 hours is a … Continue reading ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC PBS Intimidation of Black Activist, nothing to see here

Answer: Ask 4 democrats for every 3 republicans

Question: How can CBS & the NYT spin a poll for the MSM when the president's popularity is so bad that even democrats in NY-9 are running from him? Since Morning Joe and the left are screaming loudly how unpopular the GOP and tea party is in their latest poll the time has come once … Continue reading Answer: Ask 4 democrats for every 3 republicans

It depends on what TPM means by “thoroughly debunked”

As the hit count of Ladd Ehlinger's viral video on CA-36 manages to rise (on twitter @Webszachandrews tells me it has doubled since my post this morning) without my embedding of it; we see that Talking Points Memo DC apparently has a different definition of "thoroughly debunked" than CBS News: A man who said he … Continue reading It depends on what TPM means by “thoroughly debunked”

A smart move by NYU on Nir Rosen

As you might have heard something horrible happened to Lara Logan in Egypt. Lara Logan was attacked and sexually assaulted last Friday in Cairo’s Tahrir Square while filming a piece for “60 Minutes.” The CBS report has the following details: In the crush of the mob, she was separated from her crew. She was surrounded … Continue reading A smart move by NYU on Nir Rosen

If you have to have a second “news” story to explain why your first story is right…

...then odds are your first story is bullocks. But don't worry CBS, although you will be laughed at by the people who showed up, and distrusted by people in general you will get linked by Johnson and Sullivan. Memeorandum thread here

CBS lowballs Glenn Beck…

The Park service estimated 250,000 at the Beck event so naturally CBS news needs a different figure: An estimated 87,000 people attended a rally organized by talk-radio host and Fox News commentator Glenn Beck Saturday in Washington, according to a crowd estimate commissioned by CBS News. CBS specifically commissioned a group for an estimate, that's … Continue reading CBS lowballs Glenn Beck…