Tag: Alex Wagner

(Language Warning) While thanking her co-workers on her final episode …

Alex Wagner Says ‘Woo! Sh*t’ on Her Final MSNBC Broadcast

(Language Warning) While thanking her co-workers on her final episode of MSNBC’s “Now w/Alex Wagner,” host Alex Wagner swore as the lights went down one last time. Wagner said, “We love you. For one last time, that is all for now.

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MSNBC’s Wagner: Hard For Clintons To Be Progressive While Making Big Bucks

MSNBC host Alex Wagner expressed confusion as to how Hillary Clinton could campaign as an anti-income inequality progressive while Bill Clinton makes thousands of dollars giving speeches on Monday’s “NOW.” Wagner said, “I don’t really understand how Hillary Clinton can

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Maher: Charlie Hebdo Critics Are Bigots Themselves

HBO host Bill Maher criticized Charlie Hebdo’s detractors as engaging in “the soft bigotry of low expectations” during a discussion on PEN giving an award to Charlie Hebdo and the shooting at the Mohammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, TX

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Thrush and Wagner: ‘Clinton Cash’ Has ‘A Lot of Legs’

MSNBC host Alex Wagner and POLITICO Chief Political Correspondent Glenn Thrush argued that the book “Clinton Cash” has “a lot of legs” on Tuesday’s “NOW.” After Thrush said that the book’s author Peter Schweizer accused the Clintons of leaking details of

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MSNBC’s Wagner: ‘Half-White’ Obama ‘Doubling Down’ On Saying Thug

MSNBC host Alex Wagner said that President Obama, who she pointed out is “half-white,” is “doubling down” on calling rioters in Baltimore thugs on Wednesday’s “NOW.” Wager asked Salon contributor Brittney Cooper, “you bring up this point in your writing today

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MSNBC Dubs Pats Deflation Scandal ‘Ballghazi’

MSNBC host Alex Wagner nicknamed the scandal involving whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship (commonly referred to as “Deflategate”) as “Ballghazi” on Thursday. Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

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Obama Donor Who Made Racist Jindal Comment Booted from MSNBC

Arsalan Iftikhar, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, a member of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), and an Obama donor, won’t be invited back to MSNBC after his racist comments Monday about Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. Iftikhar accused the Republican Jindal of “trying to scrub some of the brown off his skin.” Iftikhar’s comments occurred on the MSNBC show “Now with Alex Wagner.” Host Wagner did not challenge the racist comments.

MSNBC: Backlash Aimed at Federal Gov't Over Ebola 'a Racial Stew'

MSNBC: Backlash Aimed at Federal Gov't Over Ebola 'a Racial Stew'

On Thursday’s “NOW w/Alex Wagner” on MSNBC, host Alex Wagner and her guest Joy Reid, host of MSNBC’s “The Reid Report,” took aim at those criticizing the federal government and in particular President Barack Obama and his administration for their

Davis: "I Do Not Understand How Women Can Support" Abbott

Davis: "I Do Not Understand How Women Can Support" Abbott

AUSTIN, Texas — In an interview on MSNBC Monday afternoon, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, the Democrat nominee for Governor, attacked Texas women who have refused to support her campaign. Host Alex Wagner remarked on the number of abortion clinics

Obama's Labor Day Weekend: Three Fundraisers and an MSNBC Wedding

Obama's Labor Day Weekend: Three Fundraisers and an MSNBC Wedding

President Obama has a busy Labor Day weekend planned as he leaves on Air Force One for New York later this afternoon. Once in New York, President Obama is scheduled to attend two Democratic National Committee fundraisers in the area

Obama to Attend Wedding of Chef Sam Kass and MSNBC's Alex Wagner

Barack Obama might not be able to make it to the golf links on Saturday, he’ll be attending the wedding of his personal chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner. Kass and Wagner, dubbed by Vogue the political “‘It-couple’

MSNBC's Wagner Grills WH Official Over Obama's 'Refusal' to Visit Border

MSNBC's Wagner Grills WH Official Over Obama's 'Refusal' to Visit Border

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “NOW w/Alex Wagner,” Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz was grilled by host Alex Wagner over President Barack Obama’s “refusal” to visit the border and witness the humanitarian crisis first

MSNBC Host Mocks Tea Party as 'a Dog Off It's Leash'

MSNBC Host Mocks Tea Party as 'a Dog Off It's Leash'

Tuesday on MSNBC’s ‘Now with Alex Wagner,” Wagner laughed and mocked the Tea Party candidates facing primaries today as “dogs” with guests former Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D-MT) and Huffington Post editor Howard Fineman. Schweitzer first called the Tea Party a

MSNBC: Little Sisters of the Poor a 'Threat to Obamacare'

MSNBC: Little Sisters of the Poor a 'Threat to Obamacare'

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner has proclaimed the unassuming Catholic nuns of the Little Sisters of the Poor to be a “threat” to Obama and his takeover of our nation’s healthcare system. It was during the January 6 broadcast of Now With

Pelosi: Republicans Have 'Disrespect' For Women

Pelosi: Republicans Have 'Disrespect' For Women

Nancy Pelosi in an interview with MSNBC’s Alex Wagner discussing Republicans on issues that impact woman : “[It’s] disrespect, Whether it’s pay equity and raising the minimum wage, whether it’s paid sick leave, or whether it’s support for … child

Gibbs: 'Inexplicable' No One Fired over Obamacare Rollout

Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says it would be “inexplicable” if no one was fired for the botched rollout of healthcare.gov. Appearing on MSNBC Monday morning, Gibbs told host Alex Wagner that he expected one or more people to

MSNBC's Matthews: Tea Party Racist by Using Word 'We'

MSNBC's Matthews: Tea Party Racist by Using Word 'We'

Appearing on Now with Alex Wagner on MSNBC, primetime host Chris Matthews explained that Tea Party use of the word “we” was racist, and that Tea Partiers presumably still counted black people as “three-fifths” of a person. The leg-tingling host

Left-Wing Celebrities Mock Cruz as Neither American nor Hispanic

Left-Wing Celebrities Mock Cruz as Neither American nor Hispanic

On Friday night, after the supposedly nonpartisan ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards, MSNBC’s Alex Wagner, actress Eva Longoria, and Al Madrigal of the Daily Show used a post-show panel to mock Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), whose father is an immigrant from Cuba. They

MSNBC: Wearing Obama Mask Like Blackface

MSNBC: Wearing Obama Mask Like Blackface

Host Alex Wagner on MSNBC’s “Now” Thursday afternoon asserted that a rodeo clown who wore a mask of President Obama was essentially in blackface…

MSNBC: Boston Terrorists Right-Wingers, Not Islamic Extremists

MSNBC: Boston Terrorists Right-Wingers, Not Islamic Extremists

Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were motivated to commit their despicable act of terrorism by conservative thinkers, according to MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and Southern Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok. Furthermore, the violence seen in Boston is part and parcel to the vocal,

MSNBC: Boston Bombers Influenced by Right-Wing White Supremacists

MSNBC: Boston Bombers Influenced by Right-Wing White Supremacists

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and a Southern Poverty Law Center representative claim Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, were actually inspired by white supremacists instead of Islamic jihadists–because, apparently, they watched Alex Jones.