Tag Archives: CNN

CNN Headline: Trump Backs Accused Child Molester

When the above image starting flying around Twitter tonight, I thought it had to be faked. But no, that’s a real actual totally out of fucks to give headline from CNN’s chyron writer, who was just repeating what the network’s panelists have been saying. CNN political director David Chalian condemned President Trump on Tuesday for not taking a stand against ...

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DOJ To Sue To Stop AT&T / Time Warner Deal

The Associated Press reports: Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit’s official filing. That sets the stage for an epic legal battle with AT&T. The telecom giant’s CEO Randall Stephenson said earlier ...

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From The Guy “Too Busy To Watch Television”

The Hill reports: President Trump bashed CNN upon his return from a 12-day Asia trip, calling it “fake” in an early morning tweet on Wednesday. Trump’s tweets come just days after he told reporters aboard Air Force One that he is usually too busy “reading documents” to watch cable news. Trump faced heavy criticism from Democrats over his trip to ...

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Justice Department Orders Time Warner To Sell CNN In Order To Win Approval For Merger With AT&T

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department has called on AT&T and Time Warner to sell Turner Broadcasting, the group of cable channels that includes CNN, as a potential requirement for approving the companies’ pending $85.4 billion deal, people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. The demands set up a potential battle over the fate of the long-in-the-works ...

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CNN.com To Put Up Subscription Paywall In 2018

The Wall Street Journal reports: CNN president Jeff Zucker, a veteran TV executive who once warned that the TV business couldn’t afford to trade “analog dollars for digital pennies,” is now embracing online publishing as central to CNN’s model. After investing in digital verticals focused on business and politics and acquiring an online-video startup, CNN is gearing up for another ...

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Kathy Griffin Trashes TMZ’s Harvey Levin And Bravo’s Andy Cohen In 17-Minute YouTube Rant [VIDEO]

So this blowing up Twitter this afternoon: Kathy Griffin released Harvey Levin’s phone number on Saturday, revealing the private information in a YouTube video. The comedienne said she was doing so in retaliation for how he’s treated her. But she also goes after Andy Cohen, alleging he asked her to do cocaine before “Watch What Happens Live.” The video begins ...

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Tapper: If Obama Had Threatened The License Of Fox News, There Would Be Torches In The Street [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During a panel discussion on CNN’s The Lead this afternoon, anchor Jake Tapper noted that if Trump’s predecessor had taken aim at conservative outlets in this manner, the outrage would have been so loud that we would have likely seen action in the streets. Pointing out that he began yesterday’s broadcast by holding up a copy of the ...

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Frothy Mix On Las Vegas: Why Don’t Liberals Go After Video Games Instead Of People’s Guns? [VIDEO]

SQUIRREL: During a panel discussion on CNN’s State of the Union this morning, political commentator and former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum waded into the debate by taking aim at the entertainment industry. After finding consensus with liberals on the banning of bump stocks and modifying semi-automatic weapons to shoot like automatic ones, Santorum then said more attention should be ...

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CNN Hires Former US Attorney Preet Bharara

Politico reports: Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is joining CNN as a Senior Legal Analyst, POLITICO has learned. Bharara was known for his media savvy on the job in Manhattan, and since leaving office in March has amassed nearly 440,000 Twitter followers. He also recently launched a podcast, ...

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CNN Cuts Segment After Fox Douchebag Says He Only Believes In The First Amendment And Boobs [VIDEO]

AmericaBlog reports: Unbelievable. Fox Sports analyst Clay Travis just told CNN’s Brooke Baldwin that he loves “boobs,” in a conversation about ESPN host Jemele Hill calling Donald Trump a white supremacist. Baldwin was taken aback at first, and once she confirmed what Travis had said — he continued to talk about his love of boobs, repeatedly — Baldwin said she ...

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Chris Christie In Talks To Join CNN Or MSNBC

CNN reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s possible career as a sports broadcaster may not have panned out, but he might still have a shot at a television gig. Christie has had conversations with both MSNBC and CNN about possible contributor deals after his term ends, according to three sources with knowledge of the talks. “Yes. They are talking about ...

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Kellyanne Conway Blasts “Amateur Climatologist” Chris Cuomo For Asking About Climate Change [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Kellyanne Conway didn’t take kindly to Chris Cuomo insistence on talking about climate change during an interview about Hurricane Harvey disaster relief on Wednesday night, prompting her to say the CNN host was playing “amateur climatologist.” Conway, who is counselor to President Trump, pushed back on Cuomo’s question, saying the focus should remain on helping “the ...

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Ohio Lawyer Organizes Class Action Suit Against CNN For Saying Really Mean Things About Conservatives

Law Newz reports: A group, lead by Ohio attorney Joni Turner, is organizing a class action civil lawsuit which they claim will be a “legal takedown” of CNN for “defaming,” and spreading “fake news.” Turner announced the effort on Periscope, and has since set up a website asking for class action members to sign up. #OurTakeDown claims that “it is ...

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CNN’s Don Lemon Delivers Perfect Response To Trump’s Speech: He’s Unhinged And Embarrassing [VIDEO]

“I’m just going to speak from the heart here. What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the facts—someone who came out onstage and lied directly to the American people and left things out that he said in an attempt to rewrite history, especially when it comes to Charlottesville. He’s unhinged. It’s embarrassing. I don’t mean for us, the media, ...

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CNN Scrolls The Knife After Bannon’s Ouster [VIDEO]

Donald Trump’s chief “fake news” target took some understandable satisfaction in the shitcanning of Steve Bannon this afternoon with a lengthy scrolling of the many White House disasters of just the last few weeks, name-checking The Mooch, Reince Priebus, the Boy Scouts, Mexico’s president, the Nazi rally, and so much more. Watch as host Brooke Baldwin is “forced” to pause ...

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CNN Unveils Massive Book Of Trump Tweets [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: There is no question that the @RealDonaldTrump Twitter account has been an integral part to both Donald Trump‘s rise to the White House and the way he’s communicated as president. As such, CNN is airing a one-hour special tonight entitled “Twitter & Trump” and host Bill Weir promoted during an appearance this morning with Jon Berman. Oh, and ...

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Hate Groups Are Furious That CNN Published The SPLC’s Hate Groups Map After Charlottesville Terror Attack

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: CNN has published a fake news article, “Here are all the active hate groups where you live,” that recklessly lists pro-family organizations, including Liberty Counsel, as active “hate groups” throughout the nation. Liberty Counsel has sent a demand letter to CNN regarding this article that cites the discredited Southern Poverty Center Law (SPLC), ...

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Trump 2020 Campaign Attacks CNN For Not Running Ad Calling Their Journalists His “Enemies” [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign said CNN had blocked its latest campaign ad, accusing the network of censorship. But the network said it has not rejected the ad. The ad in question blasts Democrats, the media and career politicians. Additionally, it implies that members of the media are “the president’s enemies.” During a voiceover using that phrase, the ...

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Jeffrey Lord: CNN Caved On The First Amendment

The Associated Press reports: CNN fired conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord on Thursday after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic. A network spokesperson confirmed that Lord was no longer with the network and said “Nazi salutes are indefensible.” The statement came hours after Lord tweeted the Nazi slogan “Sieg Heil!” at the head of a liberal advocacy group, Media ...

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Ana Navarro: Trump Is Playing Battleship While Golfing

Via Mediaite: In the wake of the president’s early-morning tweet stating that U.S. military solutions are “locked and loaded” if North Korea acts, Navarro stated that she felt a level of comfort that Trump is surrounded by “measured” military minds and combat veterans. However, after praising Chief of Staff John Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis, Navarro noted that Trump ...

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