Report: Justice Department to Oppose AT&T-Time Warner Merger
The Trump Justice Department is filing a lawsuit today to block the AT&T merger with Time Warner, Politico reports, based on anonymous sources said to be “familiar” with the proposed deal valued at $85 billion.
Time Warner, of course, owns …
Angry Trump and Angry Protesters Meet in Arizona
Today making the click-through worthwhile: President Trump vents his anger in a late-night rally in Phoenix while protesters outside throw canisters at cops, ESPN makes perhaps its wildest and dumbest capitulation to political correctness yet, and the embarrassing public spat …
Jim Acosta Leads CNN’s Breathless Crusade against the White House
Jim Acosta, CNN’s White House correspondent, has been having a public meltdown regarding the president’s treatment of the media, and the Washington Post has noticed.
The Post’s media reporter, Paul Farhi, launched an inquiry into Acosta’s “…
CNN is not wrong that the president of the United States ought to stop behaving like a clown. But they overshot this week.
As someone who has about the lowest possible tolerance for Trumpian vulgarity, I thought the imbroglio over …
What Is (and Isn’t) Wrong With CNN’s Report on the Infamous Trump Wrestling GIF
If you’re not on Twitter, you may have missed the outrage du jour — the atrocity that’s gobbling up more attention than North Korea’s ballistic missile launch or the horrible ambush shooting of an NYPD officer earlier this morning. CNN …
The Anti-Trump Media’s Attack on Monica Crowley
My friend Monica Crowley was the subject of a major hit job by CNN a few weeks back. She is a serious scholar, but she was portrayed as a serial plagiarist who never had an original idea in her head. …
Andrea Mitchell: ‘Radio Silence’ at Clinton Victory Party
Andrea Mitchell appeared at the Clinton victory party as news of her defeat spread there. She described the atmosphere as one of “radio silence”:
It is just palpable — when those states started turning and they started to see these …
Burr: ‘I Don’t Tell my Staff Where I’m Going the Last Three Weeks’
Charlotte, N.C. — Richard Burr made headlines Monday when CNN published recording of a private event in which Burr suggests he would like to see a bullseye on Hillary Clinton’s face – a comment for which he has apologized.
I know it’s early, but my favorite article of the month comes courtesy of CNN. It’s called “math is racist,” and blames inequality in part on big data:
In a new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction,” Cathy O’Neil details all …
I’m going to have a little fun with something, so, please, keep a light spirit. This especially applies to employees of CNN. (Do they read the Corner?)
Last night, Ted Cruz said, “In a Cuban-American family, there are only …
Impromptus: Conservatism vs. crudity, &c.
A Fox Sports personality went on a CNN show and said, “I’m a First Amendment absolutist. I believe in only two things completely: the First Amendment and boobs.” The anchorwoman could not quite believe what she was hearing. The …
Blame CNN, Not Trump, for Kayleigh McEnany’s Rise
Seemingly unaware that the West Wing has a press secretary with the power to deliver uninterrupted, televised messages directly to the American people, Donald Trump has launched a “real news” series, starring daughter-in-law Lara Trump and, as of yesterday, former …
CNN Is Breeding a Post-Millennial Generation of MAGA-Loving Rebels
On the Fourth of July, CNN managed to out-petty the president, further corrode its credibility, and kick-start the Trump 2020 ground game in one fell swoop. After President Trump tweeted a modified GIF of himself at an old pro-wrestling match, in …
CNN Threatens a Trump Troll
The media have grown increasingly frustrated with the public’s disapproval of their work. But rather than change their ways, they have decided to go to war with the Average Joes who dare cross them.
If this sounds absurd to …
Media Criticism of Conway Reveals a Double Standard
CNN has grave concerns about White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway’s credibility and even refused to have her on its Sunday show recently, apparently to protect viewers from her Jedi-mind-trick powers.
CNN subsequently invited Conway to appear on the …
The Messy Truth about Van Jones
They never learn.
The grand journalism pooh-bahs at CNN were humiliated this election cycle when WikiLeaks revealed that former CNN contributor and interim DNC chair Donna Brazile had shared a question with the Hillary Clinton campaign in advance of a …
Donald Trump Adviser: ‘It Will Take a Miracle for Us to Win’
CNN’s Jim Acosta is on location at the Trump campaign election party, and he had grim news about the GOP candidate:
An adviser from Donald Trump’s inner circle is sizing up the GOP candidate’s chances to me …
CNN has cut Donna Brazile loose from her gig at CNN. Full disclosure, I’ve known Brazile for years – we started out at CNN together – and I’ve always liked her and respected her. But I also think that if …
Well, that’s convenient:
Three days after being ousted from the Donald Trump campaign, Corey Lewandowski is becoming a political commentator for CNN. [Via CNN Money]
CNN acknowledges that Lewandowski’s hiring “is bound to be controversial” — you know, given …
A major scoop, via CNN:
You know, the shooting did happen less than two miles from a Planned Parenthood . . .