December 1, 2021

CNN’s Don Lemon: Rittenhouse Trial Judge Demeanor Grounds for ‘Mistrial’

CNN anchor Don Lemon on Thursday during the handoff from Chris Cuomo said that Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder’s behavior during the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial is grounds for a “mistrial.” Lemon said, “Can we talk about the judge?” He continued, “I have been sitting back watching as a layperson, just kind of watching this,…

CNN’s Tapper: Republicans Are Repeatedly Violating ‘Basic Decency’

On his show “State of the Union,” CNN anchor Jake Tapper declared that Republicans were repeatedly violating “basic decency.” Referencing the shooting incident that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins involving Alec Baldwin on the set of the film ‘Rust,’ Tapper said, “There is something about our politics right now that is driving people away from our shared humanity.…

CNN’s Cuomo: GOP All-in on Trump’s Lie –

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Monday during the opening of his show “Cuomo Prime Time” that Republicans were “all-in” on former President Donald Trump’s claims he won the 2020 election. Cuomo said, “We’ve never seen one party in this damnable two-party system that we insist on go all-in on a lie. So half of your political…

CNN’s Lemon: GOP Was for Law and Order Until ‘Shady Real Estate’ Trump Came Along

CNN anchor Don Lemon on Tuesday during the handoff from Chris Cuomo said Republicans used to stand up for law and order before former President Donald Trump was the leader of the party. Discussing the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot voting to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress, Cuomo said, “The…

CNN’s Lemon: Trump Supporters ‘Not Playing with Reality’-

CNN anchor Don Lemon on Monday during the handoff from Chris Cuomo said that supporters of former President Donald Trump were not in “reality” and should face consequences for the damage they’re doing to our democracy by believing Trump won in 2020. Lemon said, “There is one political party in this country that is working on…

CNN’s Cuomo: I Gave ‘Advice’ to My Brother, But ‘I’m Not an Adviser’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo admitted that he gave advice to his brother, outgoing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), including urging him to resign, but that he’s “not an adviser” and that his advice to his brother was to own his actions and show contrition. Cuomo also said he…

CNN’s Cuomo: I Hope ‘Everyone Involved’ in Brother’s Scandal Gets to ‘Better Place’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo stated that he hopes that “everyone involved” in the scandal around his brother, outgoing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) “can get to a better place, that some higher good will be served in all of this.” And that his friendly interviews with his brother…

CNN’s Ward: Taliban ‘Chanting ‘Death to America’ but They Seem Friendly at the Same Time’

Monday on CNN’s “New Day,” network chief international correspondent Clarissa Ward delivered a report from the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, after Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani reportedly fled the country upon the arrival of Taliban forces. Ward said it is “clear” the Taliban is now back in “charge” of Afghanistan. “As soon as we leave our…

CNN’s Cuomo Opens Show by Ignoring Brother, Criticizing FL and TX and Saying Vaxed Have Had Rights ‘Infringed Upon’ by Unvaxed

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo opened the show by ignoring the report on the sexual misconduct of his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) while criticizing Florida and Texas and stating that vaccinated people have had “their rights to work and live as they want infringed upon, in significant…

CNN’s Cuomo: Unvaccinated Are Ignorant, Arrogant –

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday during his handoff to fellow anchor Don Lemon that unvaccinated Americans were ignorant and arrogant with a “misplaced sense of righteous indignation.” Anchor Don Lemon said, “I still am flummoxed by the misinformation over the vaccine, people refusing to get vaccinated and also refusing to wear masks. Every day seems…

CNN’s Gergen: ‘Crazy’ Trump Is ‘More Dangerous’ Than Nixon –

CNN network contributor David Gergen said Tuesday on CNN’s “Situation Room” that former President Donald Trump was crazy and therefore more dangerous than former President Richard Nixon. Discussing two new books about Trump’s last days in office, anchor Wolf Blitzer said, “David Gergen, you had a unique experience and experiencing witnessing the end of Nixon…

CNN’s Stelter: FNC’s Hannity’s ‘Dark, Dire Language Is Fundamentally Authoritarian’

CNN host Brian Stelter said Sunday on his show “Reliable Sources” that Fox News host Sean Hannity is spouting “authoritarian” rhetoric on his nightly program. Stelter said, “To understand why so many Republicans have abandoned democracy, to see why so many believe the big lie, to get why so many are trying to rewrite voting…

CNN’s Cuomo: ‘The Party of Trump’ Would Have Gone Crazy if a Black Guy Behaved Like Capitol Rioters

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday on his show “Cuomo Prime Time” that Republicans, which he referred to as “the party of Trump,” would be going crazy if a black guy treated the police the way White guys did at the Capitol on January 6. Cuomo said, “I have more evidence that the party of Trump…

CNN’s Stelter: GOP’s Partisan Outrage over Big City Liberals Is ‘Almost Pornographic’

CNN anchor Brian Stelter said Sunday on his show “Reliable Sources” that the news media is nationalizing outrage to the point that it is “almost paragraphic.” Time magazine columnist David French said, “What’s really important to understand is we live in something called negative partisanship. That means people are Republicans not so much because they…

CNN’s Camerota: ‘Humbling’ that White Folks, Including Myself Are ‘Woefully Uninformed’ on Race

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota said Thursday on her show “Newsroom” that the year was a “humbling experience for many white folks” and included herself among those. Reporting on President Joe Biden signing the law-making Juneteenth a federal holiday, co-anchor Victor Blackwell said, “Gallup conducted a poll asking Americans how much do you know about the…

CNN’s Cuomo: Pompeo ‘Dummied Up’ on COVID Origins, ‘Now He Believes in Follow-Through’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo criticized former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and accused him of hypocrisy on the origins of COVID-19, saying, “You remember Pompeo saying, I have seen proof of the origin of COVID. I have seen what happened in the Wuhan lab. And then what? He dummied…

CNN’s Lemon: Believing in Birtherism ‘National Progression’ into Believing Trump Won

CNN anchor Don Lemon said Tuesday that those who believed former President Barack Obama was not born in Hawaii were being led into believing former President Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election. Lemon said, “You remember, I’m sure, covering the Barack Obama running, then-Senator Barack Obama running for president. He was a Muslim, right?…

CNN’s Lemon: ‘You Don’t See Racists’ Flourishing in the Democratic Party

During the handover with anchor Chris Cuomo, CNN’s Don Lemon said that “you don’t see racists and insurrectionists and white supremacists” flourishing in the Democratic Party. Discussing commentator Van Jones, anchor Chris Cuomo said, “Van was on, and he said there are more awesome people than there are bad people in this country. Agreed. The…

CNN’s Cuomo: If Cops Were Killing White Kids It Would Have Ended a Long Time Ago

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Friday that if police were killing the children of white people, “this would have ended a long time ago.” Discussing the protest over the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, Cuomo said, ” like seeing black and white together. I like seeing old and young. I like seeing constituencies coming together even…

CNN’s Lemon: Tucker Carlson Is Mainstreaming ‘White Supremacist Propaganda to your Neighbors’

CNN anchor Don Lemon said Friday on his show “Tonight” that Fox News host Tucker Carlson was mainstreaming “white supremacist propaganda to your neighbors and your family members.” Lemon said, “We got to talk about what’s happening over on the propaganda network, the Fox propaganda network. I don’t concern myself of what the other guys are…

CNN’s Cuomo: Right Savaging Markle Because They Can’t Accept ‘Multi-Racial Woman’ Criticizing White Royal Institution

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Tuesday on his show “Cuomo Prime Time ” that Republicans criticized Meghan Markle over her comments during her interview with Oprah Winfrey because they can not accept a “multi-racial woman speaking out against an institutional white royal family.” Cuomo said, “Why is the most sweeping legislation in decades to lift…

CNN’s Lemon, Cuomo Agree Republicans Pushing ‘Jim Crow 2’ Voting Laws

During their nightly handoff segment, CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo agreed that Republican lawmakers were forwarding voting bills that return to “Jim Crow.” Cuomo said, “You and I have just aged 50 years, even more than what happened with the last administration. If we go back to Jim Crow-type laws in this country,…

CNN’s Cuomo: 500,000 COVID Deaths ‘Came Because of How We Denied the Reality’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo stated that the high number of coronavirus deaths “came because of how we denied the reality in this country.” And that “misinformation has been a killer, and it has been a reality that was scripted to suit political interests.” Cuomo said, “We pay attention. We…

CNN’s Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo Defend AOC –

CNN anchors Don Lemon, and Chris Cuomo defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) emotional telling of her experience during the deadly riots at Capitol Hill on January 6. Cuomo said, “The story I was telling you about is when I got blown up in Iraq with my cameraman with the military police south of Baghdad. Here is my…

CNN’s Cuomo on NYC School Closure: ‘Why Close the Schools?’ ‘What’s Magic’ about a 3% Positivity Rate?

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo criticized New York City’s closure of schools by wondering, “The rate in the city is 3%. What’s magic about 3%? The rate in the schools is .17%. Why close the schools? Why not close everything else before you close the schools?” Cuomo said, “I am…

CNN’s Tapper on Cruz’s Criticism of Paris Accords’ Impact on PA: Cruz Voted to Throw out PA’s Votes

During CNN’s Inauguration coverage on Wednesday, host Jake Tapper responded to Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) tweet criticizing President Biden for rejoining the Paris Climate Accords as Biden being “more interested in the views of the citizens of Paris than in the jobs of the citizens of Pittsburgh” by stating that Cruz voted “to throw out…

CNN’s Chalian: Lights on Reflecting Pool Like ‘Extensions of Joe Biden’s Arms Embracing America’

CNN’s political director David Chalian said Tuesday during of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden that the lights set up around the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall to remember the 400,000 Americans who have died of COVID-19 are like “extensions of Joe Biden’s arms embracing America.” Chalian said, “The contrast on display tonight was so…

CNN’s Acosta: Trump Chasing After ‘Fever Dream’ that He Can Overturn Election Results

CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta on Friday during “Anderson Cooper 360,” accused President Donald Trump of “chasing” after a fever dream, which he said was being able to overturn the November 3 election results. Guest anchor John Berman said, “When you think of the crisis this country is facing now, the public health,…

CNN’s S.E. Cupp: Trump Pardoning Himself ‘Would Certainly Imperil’ 2024 Run

CNN’s S.E. Cupp said Thursday on “Newsroom” that if President Donald Trump used his pardon powers to pardon himself, it was an admission of guilt which “would certainly imperil” a 2024 presidential run. When asked about Trump pardoning himself, Cupp said, “This would be pretty unadvisable for the president to do because it is admission…

CNN’s Avlon: Trump Is an ‘Unwell Person’ –

CNN senior political analyst John Avlon said Wednesday on “OutFront” that President Donald Trump was “unwell” and “delusional” for claiming he won the 2020 presidential election. In a clip from today, Trump said, “It’s a disgrace that this is happening to our country. We won this election by a lot.” Avlon said, “Trump cannot stop…

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