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 . . .
McCarthy Is ‘Going to Have to Show the Conservatives He’s Ready to Fight’
This morning on Inside Politics, CNN’s Manu Raju contended that tactics, not ideology or policy preferences is what doomed Boehner as Speaker of the House:
“He’s a pretty conservative guy on issues like abortion and other matters,” Raju …
CNN and the RNC Get It Right
Hats off to CNN for changing their debate criteria. It would have been easy — and natural — just to dig in, but they made the right call. I believe CNN’s version of what happened here — they came up with standards that …
Better than Mayweather-Pacquiao: CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Spars with ‘Draw Muhammad’ Host Pamela Geller
On the homepage, the Editors note the tendency of media types, in the wake of last night’s attempted terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, to target the would-be victims of violence, rather than the perpetrators.
Today’s must-see television is …
Mainstream Media Can’t Handle the Genius of Don Lemon
A while back I laid down a prediction in the National Review office that CNN Tonight host Don Lemon is on a journey toward out-of-the-closet conservatism that would see him joining Fox News within six months. I’ve now been at …
Brookings Survey: The Most Trusted Name in Television News Is . . . Fox News!
Media analysts frequently describe Fox News Channel and MSNBC as mirror images of each other, one a conservative news channel and the other a liberal one. A Pew study contended the comparison wasn’t quite accurate, as commentary and opinion made …
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 …
Montage: CNN Asks Rubio About Trump Eight Times in Five-Minute Interview
On State of the Union this morning, CNN’s Jamie Gangel sat down with Senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), where she picked the Republican presidential candidate’s brain on a variety of topics. Such as:
Why is Donald Trump beating you in …
‘NFL-Level’ Ratings for Republican Debate
The early numbers are in, and it looks like Trump drew yet another massive audience to the GOP — the highest in CNN’s history:
Wednesday’s GOP debate appears to be the highest-rated event in CNN’s history, according to preliminary Nielsen …
CNN Debate Will Likely Include Carly Fiorina; She Thanks NRO
Give credit to CNN. They realized their criteria for a September debate was going to use a lot of polls conducted in July, and that simply didn’t make much sense. So they revised the rules.
In May, we announced …
The Shoddiest Media Coverage of Religious Liberty You’ll See Today
The mainstream media coverage of Memories Pizza — and Indiana’s state Religious Freedom Restoration Act generally — has been abysmal. But this segment from CNN manages to gather all the worst aspects of that coverage into just three fearmongering, …
Candy Crowley: ‘Oh My Goodness, the Poor Children.’
CNN’s Candy Crowley slammed a small-town mayor Sunday for not taking a harder line against American citizens who are protesting a flood of illegal immigrants into his town.
Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, Murrieta, Calif., mayor Alan Long …
Pier-ing Into the Abyss of Cancellation
A cheery start to the week in the Morning Jolt:
Pier-ing Into the Abyss of Cancellation
Charlie Cooke won’t have Piers Morgan to kick around for much longer. David Carr, media reporter for the New York Times:
There have …