It was a difficult process however an esteemed panel of NewsBusters editors led by MRC President L.Brent Bozell and MRC’s Vice President for Analysis and Publications Brent Baker boiled down all the biased outbursts from lefty hack hosts, anchors, reporters and pundits in 2021 and declared a winner(s.)
This 12 months we had a tie. The two quotes replicate the stark double-standard seen in the protection between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Throughout his first three months in workplace, the broadcast night newscasts showered President Joe Biden with 59% optimistic press. 4 years in the past, those self same applications have been hammering Trump with 89% unfavourable press.
The bias was so robust at CNN they produced not one however two contenders who earned the doubtful honor of worst quote of the 12 months, which we’re calling The Chris Cuomo Memorial Award For Worst Quote of The Year.
MRC President L.Brent Bozell introduced: “This explains why CNN is now unwelcome even in airports. CNN is to information what Cuomo was to integrity.”
With out additional ado listed below are the winners (adopted by the high runners-up):
“If you happen to voted for Trump, you voted for the one who the Klan supported. You voted for the one who Nazis assist. You voted for the one who the alt-right helps. That’s the crowd that you’re in.”
— Host Don Lemon on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, January 14.
“These lights which can be, which can be simply taking pictures out from the Lincoln Memorial alongside the reflecting pool….It’s like nearly extensions of Joe Biden’s arms embracing America. It was a second the place the new President got here to city and kind of convened the nation on this second of remembrance, outstretching his arms.”
— CNN Political Director David Chalian throughout CNN’s Inauguration protection, January 19.
The following is a montage of the runners-up and winners:
“January sixth was worse than 9/11.”
— Former ABC Information chief political analyst Matthew Dowd on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, July 6.
“Why would you [Republicans] deliver again the most odious legal guidelines suppressing the black vote, nearly by design, since Jim Crow? You need a good exercise? Google ‘Jim Crow Legal guidelines’ in states the place they existed and examine them to the language, phrasing, and the intention of what’s bought in over 40 states proper now, some 250 plus payments. Have a look and be shocked at the similarity….That is changing into some variety of perverse holy struggle for you guys.”
— Host Chris Cuomo on CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time, March 15.
“Limbaugh reached thousands and thousands of listeners through his golden microphone….hardening rural white listeners and weaponizing white male grievance….A man who took white People on the market in the hinterlands and fed them a story of….‘You’re the sufferer. The black individuals, the brown individuals, the ladies, the feminazis, they’re taking it from you. They’re taking issues from you.’… He referred to as President Obama, ‘Barack the Magic Negro,’ and used his black sidekick as a canopy to have the ability to do this outright racist stuff.”
— Host Pleasure Reid on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, February 17. Rush Limbaugh’s track parody mocked liberal Los Angeles Instances columnist David Ehrenstein’s March 19, 2007 column “Obama the ‘Magic Negro.’”