Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Chuck Todd

Chuck Todd Silent As Sen. John Cornyn Repeatedly Lies About Republican Bill Gutting Health Care

On July 13, Senate Republicans released a revised version of their bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act after the original version, which would have kicked 22 million Americans off of their health insurance, failed to secure enough votes.

July 17, 2017
NBC News, Trump

How NBC News Is Already Catering To Trump’s Presidency

It looks to a lot of people like NBC and MSNBC are shifting right in order to compete for the GOP audience and appeal to Trump himself. The Trump administration’s increasing comfort with MSNBC and NBC only reinforces this theory. But as Fox News could tell them, once you start giving in and moving to the right, you may have a hard time stopping.

February 6, 2017

Tax Transparency: Sanders Again Promises Full Disclosure

It is also puzzling that the media generally and the top newspaper editorial pages in particular remain so tolerant of stonewalling on taxes by all the candidates. That wasn’t their attitude toward disclosure four years ago, when Mitt Romney tried that strategy.

April 11, 2016
Jorge Ramos Bill O'Reilly The O'Reilly Factor

Endorse This: Jorge Ramos Challenges Bill O’Reilly On Trump’s Racism

You have to be tougher on Donald Trump,” Ramos said. “You let him get away with anything.”

March 17, 2016

When Democracy Becomes Must See TV

Is it even possible for a democratic country to govern itself when news becomes “infotainment,” and infotainment news?

December 16, 2015
Chuck Todd / Meet The Press

Endorse This: Donald Trump Says ‘Take It Easy’ To The Facts

Chuck Todd tried an earnest, but probably hopeless tack: by appealing to civic responsibility and the seriousness of seeking the presidency.

November 30, 2015

Carson’s Manager Defends Book Tour: ‘Everyone Has To Make Money’

Something very odd is going on with Ben Carson’s campaign: The most prominent current challenger to Donald Trump is actually taking time off from official campaign events to promote his new book.

October 15, 2015

Sympathy For The Speaker

When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, the Republican House Speaker is stuck between a rock and a hard place.

May 15, 2015

Endorse This: You Won’t Catch Lindsey Graham Doing That!

Lindsey Graham explains that you can have all of his emails — in fact, you kind *already* have all of them.

March 9, 2015

Book Review: ‘The Stranger: Barack Obama In The White House’

Chuck Todd’s new book reveals what inside-the-Beltway journalism gets wrong about President Obama.

December 27, 2014

New Poll Is Bad News For Obama, But Not The End Of His Presidency

With a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll revealing unfavorable approval ratings for President Barack Obama, some are apparently ready to declare the death of his presidency. “I mean, essentially the public is saying your presidency is over,” NBC’s Chuck Todd said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, just hours after the poll was released on Wednesday. The poll that Todd […]

June 18, 2014