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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Martin Bashir
Since MSNBC is in the political ring, its opponents are always on the lookout for things to attack. Lately, NBC's left-leaning cable news sister has offered plenty of ammunition.
Why are liberals becoming even more vile in their public discourse? I contend it's a result, in part, of the fact that they get away with it, and they gain power as conservative leadership retreats from the ugliness.
The word of the day is "polar vortex," which has inspired several thousand press accounts obsessing over the frigid weather pattern now freezing much of the nation — along with a call of fraud.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin responded Thursday morning to Martin Bashir's resignation from MSNBC, saying it's "refreshing" that so many in the media criticized the former host for inflammatory remarks against her.
Timed to coincide with Bill of Rights Day, and coming a day after the first anniversary of the Newtown shootings: it's "Guns Save Lives Day," organized by one Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation. He has made some major national broadcast advertising buys — "hundreds of thousands of dollars" worth, he says — to promote this newly designated day, and its very specific aim.
Just weeks after MSNBC host Martin Bashir issued a foul attack against former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on his show, the outspoken progressive announced he is resigning from the troubled network.
While Sarah Palin quietly continued her national tour to promote her new book "Good Tidings, Great Joy," MSNBC host Martin Bashir quietly resigned from the network Wednesday, three weeks after broadcasting blatant slurs against the former Alaska governor.
MSNBC's Martin Bashir, who recently rocked national headlines with a broadcast suggestion of defecating in the mouth of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has been noticeably missing from his Monday-night shows — but he's only on vacation, his network insisted.
When Alec Baldwin threw a gay slur a paparazzo's way, he was suspended for two weeks from his MSNBC show. When Martin Bashir suggested on MSNBC air that someone should defecate in former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's mouth — nothing happened.
MSNBC host Martin Bashir took to his show Monday night to apologize for suggesting on Friday that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin should be subjected to the same brutalization that African slaves suffered.
The latest MSNBC rant against Ted Cruz and his tea party principles came Wednesday, with on-air host Martin Bashir likening the Texas senator to a cult leader who led dozens of his followers to kill themselves.
New York lawmaker Charlie Rangel gave an interesting take on the college funding situation during an interview on MSNBC on Thursday: Youth shouldn't have to pay, he said.
SNBC host Martin Bashir accused President Obama's critics, who have begun focusing their efforts on the IRS scandal, of using the agency "as their latest weapon in the war against the black man in the White House."
MSNBC's Martin Bashir took to his show Thursday, railing against the National Rifle Association with an altered version of the Lord's Prayer.
A feud between conservative columnist Ann Coulter and John McCain's politically vocal daughter, Meghan McCain, has heated up recently after Ms. Coulter joked in her latest column about the young pundit being killed by firearms.
Mr. Bashir announced his resignation from MSNBC on Wednesday.
"I have tendered my resignation. It is my sincere hope that all of my colleagues, at this special network, will be allowed to focus on the issues that matter without the distraction of myself or my ill-judged comments," Mr. Bashir said in a statement. "I deeply regret what was said, will endeavor to work hard at making constructive contributions in the future and will always have a deep appreciation for our viewers."