Tag Archives: George Stephanopoulos

He Started It, Swimming in Sewage

Monday, August 1, 2016

He Started It: Responding like a schoolyard boy, Donald Trump defended his attack on a Muslim couple that lost their Army captain son to a car bomb in Iraq. Trump tweeted, “I was viciously attacked by Mr. Khan at the …

Russia in the House, Voter ID Struck Down

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Moscow on the Potomac: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is the latest to have its computers hacked by the Russians, according to federal investigators. The Clinton people say the hackers gained access to an analytics program, but not the heart of the …

None of Your Business, Washington Casino

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Bracket Creep: Donald Trump told interviewer George Stephanopoulos on ABC that he doesn’t think the public has a right to see his tax returns Asked his effective tax rate, Trump said, “It’s none of your business. You’ll see it when …

Too Big to Fire

Friday, June 19, 2015

Only in television news can you rehab your own people on television news. NBC’s disgraced Brian Williams sat for a soul-searching interview with Today’s Matt Lauer to explain and apologize for his fabulist storytelling before he returns to the NBC …

Rain and Floods, Death in the Hudson

Monday, May 25, 2015

—From Pilot Knob, NY.   Heavy Weather: At least three people are dead and others are missing after torrential rains caused flash flooding in Texas and Oklahoma. Up to 10 inches of rain fell in some areas over a 24-hour …

Train Sped Up, Jeb Corrects Himself

Friday, May 15, 2015

—From Franklin, Tenn.   Nation: The Amtrak train that crashed Tuesday night in Philadelphia was accelerating when it went into the fatal curve travelling 106 mph. The engineer, 32-year-old Brandon Bostian has said through a lawyer that he doesn’t remember …

New Search Area, Supremes Rule

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Still Looking: Australian authorities have designated a new 23,000 square mile area in the southern Indian Ocean to search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The new zone selected on the basis of satellite information, about 1,100 miles …

Journalism’s House of Cards

Monday, March 24, 2014

In the second season of the Netflix drama “House of Cards” CNN’s breathless anchor Ashley Banfield conducts a dramatized interview with the actress Robin Wright, who plays the fictional wife of a fictional vice-president. At the end of the scene …