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  • Media Rush to Reject That Impeachment Slowed COVID-19 Response
    by Kyle Drennen on April 2, 2020 at 5:45 pm

    Since Tuesday, liberal journalists on CNN and MSNBC have been teaming up with elected Democrats to shoot down the notion that their collective obsession with impeaching President Trump slowed the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The biased coverage argued the “talking point” was “dangerous” and predicted that it would not “pick up much traction.”

  • Medios hispanos lamentan exclusión de ilegales en paquete de ayuda económica
    by Kathleen Krumhansl on April 2, 2020 at 5:45 pm

    Las cadenas noticiosas en español de la nación han encontrado la manera de superponer el punto principal de su agenda política en la cobertura del coronavirus: lamentando la exclusión de los inmigrantes ilegales en el recién aprobado paquete de ayuda económica.

  • OOPS! MarketWatch Falls Prey to Climate Change April Fools’ Day Prank
    by Joseph Vazquez on April 2, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Yesterday was April Fools’ Day. Looks like a prominent liberal business outlet did not get that memo and fell prey to a major climate change prank. MarketWatch ran a story on April Fools’ Day originally headlined “Google will no longer pay lobbyists that deny climate change, pledges zero emissions by 2025.” The problem? The source for that story came from a parody account, according to a MarketWatch update. MarketWatch had to eat crow and updated its headline to apparently divert blame away from themselves towards the parody account: “An April Fools climate hoax...

  • Keep Punching, Mr. President
    by Craig Shirley on April 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

    There is nothing abhorred more by the mandarins of the 24-hour news cycle than hope. Reporting must beget more reporting. If not, viewers lose interested and change channels and teleprompter readers like Don Lemon and Rachel Maddow get less face time. Hence, broadcasts of chaos, doom, and gloom must end with a promise of more doom and gloom to follow.

  • CBS Skips OWN Poll Results Showing Majority Support for Trump on Corona
    by Scott Whitlock on April 2, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    Another network poll is out finding majority support for Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus and this time CBS didn’t even manage 10 seconds for the news. Instead, CBS This Morning on Thursday skipped the positive numbers and barely mentioned the survey at all. In the 7am hour, co-host Tony Dokoupil announced, “A CBS News poll out this morning shows about half of Americans, 51 percent of us, believe the outbreak will get worse in the next month. Only 28 percent think it will get better.”