Shameless MSNBC to Air Donald Trump ‘Documentary’ Hosted by Chris Matthews

trumpmovie Once known for its forward-leaning and diverse political journalism, MSNBC has increasingly become a network ruled entirely by a desperation to keep what viewers it has from changing the channel. In a perfect intersection of the network’s breakneck sprint away from its non-white audience and willingness to do anything for eyeballs, the network has announced that it will air an “original documentary” on Republican presidential frontrunner and Human White Power Energy Drink Donald Trump (via email):
On Tuesday, December 22nd at 7pm ET, MSNBC will premiere an original documentary, “Citizen Trump with Chris Matthews.” The 2016 presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most significant events in American history. Will the voters elect the first woman into the Oval Office? Will the GOP withstand the polarizing effects of its current frontrunner? This election season, Donald Trump has tapped into something that’s grabbed people’s attention. But what Continue reading "Shameless MSNBC to Air Donald Trump ‘Documentary’ Hosted by Chris Matthews"

Jeb Bush: I Hated Being the Frontrunner, ‘I Feel Much Better Back Here’

vlcsnap-2015-12-20-11h24m20s031Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday that he didn’t like being the frontrunner, and he’s much happier with his poll numbers where they are today. “Six months ago, people thought you were the frontrunner–” host John Dickerson began. “I hated that,” Bush interjected.
“You hated being the frontrunner?” asked Dickerson. “I feel much better back here,” Bush said. “I’ve always thought that there was going to be a high expectation for me, I totally get it, because I have brother that was president, a father that was president. and that higher expectation was important to realize.” “Being a frontrunner made me feel like the people are going to begin to say, ‘Your guy is just dancing like through this.’ I have higher expectations on me than people have Continue reading "Jeb Bush: I Hated Being the Frontrunner, ‘I Feel Much Better Back Here’"

New CBS Poll Find Big Lead for Ted Cruz in Iowa

ted-cruz-fbA CBS poll released Sunday found that Ted Cruz has pulled well ahead on Donald Trump in Iowa, with a 9-point lead. Cruz leads the field with 40 percent of the vote, followed by Trump with 31 percent. Bringing up 3rd and 4th is Marco Rubio and Ben Carson, with 12 and 6 percent respectively. No other candidates net more than 2 percent. The newest poll is well in line with a recent Bloomberg poll which found that Cruz had a 10-point lead in the Hawkeye State. However, a Public Policy Polling survey released a few days later found that Trump was on top with a 3-point lead. [Image via screengrab]
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Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump Is a ‘Pathological Liar’

vlcsnap-2015-12-20-10h43m12s601Normally soft-spoken Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pulled no punches when attacking Donald Trump Sunday, saying on ABC’s This Week that the GOP frontrunner was a pathological liar. Host George Stephanopoulos asked about the interview he had just had with Trump, in which Trump accused Sanders of being a liar. “I tell you, it’s rather extraordinary. I think– and I say this straightforwardly– I think you have a pathological liar there,” he responded.
“I think much of what he says are lies or gross distortion of reality,” Sanders continued. “He’s been saying over and over again that he saw on television thousands of people in New Jersey celebrating 9/11, the destruction of the Twin Towers. Either that’s true or or not true.” “From what I understand, there has been a lot of research, they archive Continue reading "Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump Is a ‘Pathological Liar’"

Trump Defends Putin: ‘I Haven’t Seen Any Evidence’ He’s Killed Any Journalists

vlcsnap-2015-12-20-09h59m49s695Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued his defense of Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday, saying on ABC’s This Week that there was no evidence Putin’s killed anyone. Host George Stephanopoulos asked Trump about the criticism he had received from figures like Mitt Romney after he defended Putin’s murder of journalists, saying on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, “I think our country does plenty of killing also.” “Does he know for a fact that he kills journalists?” Trump asked of Romney. “I don’t think anybody knows that, it’s possible that he does, but I don’t think it’s been proven. Has anybody proved he’s killed reporters?”
“There are many allegations he was behind the killing of Anna Politkovskaya–” Stephanopoulos began. “Sure, there are allegations,” Trump said dismissively. “I’ve read those allegations over the years. But nobody’s proven Continue reading "Trump Defends Putin: ‘I Haven’t Seen Any Evidence’ He’s Killed Any Journalists"

Chris Wallace Challenges Fiorina On Generals Claim: ‘Weren’t You Just Flat Wrong?’

vlcsnap-2015-12-20-09h30m30s995Host of Fox News Sunday Chris Wallace challenged his guest Carly Fiorina on her claim during the Tuesday Republican presidential debate that five generals had been fired by President Barack Obama for disagreeing with him. “Now, it is true that some of those generals did leave over policy differences–” he began. Fiorina admitted that she got one of the names wrong; General Jack Keane left during the Bush administration. “Four out of five,” she said.
“Well, three out of five,” Wallace corrected. “[David Petraeus] really left because of scandal, his extramarital affair, also the mishandling of classified information.” But Fiorina wasn’t ceding that point. “Mrs. Clinton still hasn’t been indicted over the same things, so perhaps Petraeus’ dismissal was convenient. I don’t know.” “But then there’s Keane, who says he’s never served in Continue reading "Chris Wallace Challenges Fiorina On Generals Claim: ‘Weren’t You Just Flat Wrong?’"

SNL‘s Hillary Clinton Meets 2008’s Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin

Screen Shot 2015-12-20 at 12.03.05 AMThis week’s Saturday Night Live kept hitting the high notes with co-hosts and SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, as current Hillary Clinton impersonator Kate McKinnon met up with Poehler’s 2008 iteration of the then-Senator and presidential candidate.
Things really got cooking, though, when Tina Fey’s iconic Sarah Palin character showed up to the party, and took it to comedy 11. Watch the clip above, from Saturday Night Live.