On the death of American hero John McCain, former WHAS talk show host John Ziegler reissued his 2009 MEDIA MALPRACTICE film. It's Ziegler's comprehensive takedown of partisan media skewing news during the 2008 presidential campaign. With all of the understandable talk this weekend about John McCain & Sarah Palin, I decided to post a totally free copy of my film "Media Malpractice" about that election to refresh memories of what really went down then. It seems like most have forgottenhttps://t.co/bQOB1o2abC— John Ziegler (@Zigmanfreud) August 26, 2018
The brilliance of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler was on display again on the December 19, 2015 edition of Saturday Night Live. Both sketches posted here are top notch, a far cry from their disappointing movie "Sisters" they were promoting with an SNL appearance. This? Not so much. For proper Christmas flavoring, SNL musical guest Bruce Springsteen brought out his good friend Paul McCartney to help with "Santa Claus is Coming to Town."
Sarah Palin is not on strike but perhaps on hiatus. Her cordial relationship with Donald Trump generates speculation that she could find a spot in his cabinet. And that sends media wags into overdrive hoping to demean her at any turn. To wit: Yahoo news plucked a phrase taken out of context and headlined it as an example of Palin's idiocy. Watch the video and decide if Yahoo is hammering a knat. The Donald, meanwhile, continues to lead in the polls but hasn't taken the historically inaccurate stance that county clerk Kim Davis is a martyred example of the "criminalization of Christianity. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos
Ready for a presidential race? The women of 2016 are firing broadsides now. While Hillary Clinton was speaking to Methodists in Louisville, Sarah Palin spoke to NRA convention delegates in Indianapolis on April 26, 2014 and she was armed with one-liners. The newsmaker was her declaration that if she were president "waterboarding is how we would baptize terrorists." Palin's critics pounced before she completed her remarks. Hillary Clinton's tame remarks in Louisville drew notice only because she had been virtually silent on personal religion identification since her presidential run in 2008. ABC US News | ABC Business News Populist middle class champion and corporation hate machine Sen. Elizabeth Warren continues to deny that she's running for president. So it's obvious that she is. Presumed
Promoting her latest book with the help of the media, Sarah Palin was asked for her impression of Pope Francis. Without having read Pope Francis' perspective on various issues, Palin blamed the media for distortion of the Pope's "Liberal" messages. After being roundly mocked as illustrated above, Palin used social media to apologize. In a wholly different uproar, MSNBC's Martin Bashir apologized to Sarah Palin after he vulgarly lambasted her comparison of the national debt with slavery. No word on whether the apology was accepted. From Mediaite, here are seven other instances where media outlets or performers have apologized to Sarah Palin after making crude comments about her on the air. A few days later on Fox News, Sarah Palin responded to Bashir's apology.