The stories we tell ourselves, especially the ones we tend to repeat over and over and that circulate throughout our political and cultural discourses, matter. They impact us. They carve neural pathways, so to speak, in our collective cultural mindset, in our political nervous system. They set expectations for us about the future, map out and set the course for our imagination of possibilities, preparing us for, priming us to accept, some future outcomes more than others. In this sense, they can make us feel powerful and hopeful or demoralized, powerless, and anxious.
We can hear the authoritarian echoes in both Trump’s and Bolsonaro’s policies to lower higher education.
MSNBC's Katy Tur wrecked one of Trump's favorite lies about a $115 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia by checking the facts of what the deal really is.
A supporter of President Donald Trump threatened to shoot CNN reporters Brian Stelter and
In an emotional segment on Friday MSNBC host Katy Tur shared with viewers some of the details of the violent and hate-filled comments she has received that she believes have been instigated by President Donald Trump’s inflammatory anti-media rhetoric. “Either the president doesn’t get the problem, or he doesn’t care,” Tur said.
Then she added:
“Sadly, the harassment and threats are not stopping. Journalists get them every day. We’ve been getting them since the campaign when then-candidate Trump urged the crowd to yell and scream at us. But what you saw and still see on TV, those boos and those taunts, are only part of it. What you do not see are the nasty letters, or packages, or emails.”
Katy Tur went there and called Trump a liar on the air after a guest danced around the subject of Trump's inability to tell the truth.
MSNBC's Katy Tur called out the four-point strategy that Trump is using to try to survive the Mueller investigation and the Russia scandal.
MSNBC's Katy Tur showed the method behind Trump's spygate madness and showed why the American people must hold on to facts in the face of Trump's attempts to muddy the waters.
On MSNBC, Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) said that Americans should not have essential health benefits in their health care, which means that if people get sick, the Republican message is go die.
MSNBC's Katy Tur destroyed Donald Trump for tweeting an Internet hoax about killing Muslims with pig's blood after the Barcelona terrorist attack.
When former Rep. Joe Walsh admitted that he doesn't listen to what Trump says, but he still supports him anyway, he revealed on of the ugly little secrets that are keeping Trump so popular in his party.;
NBC's Katy Tur hammered the hypocrisy of Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) who said that he would trust Trump even though he is under federal investigation while also claiming that Hillary Clinton should not have been trusted.
On MSNBC's MTP Daily, Katy Tur turned Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) into a far right conspiracy mess as the House Republican tried his best to defend Donald Trump.
"Actually, his 'pay grade' is the highest possible at WH - same as for chief of staff, national security and other senior personnel."
House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) made the false claim that news organizations said that there were ties between Trump and the KGB. NBC's Katy Tur pushed Stewart, but he would not give examples to back up his claims.
After White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer had doubled down on President Trump's claim that millions voted illegally in the 2016 election, MSNBC's Katy Tur provided a real time fact check that debunked the White House's false claim.
The mainstream media has proved guilty of two sins - repeating fake news generated by Trump, and failing to report real news about Trump
'It's late,' tweeted CBS News' Sopan Deb, 'but a decent chunk of the crowd here started filing out shortly after Trump started speaking.'
Trump fan in Minnesota sports t-shirt saying 'Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some Assembly Required.'
"Trump does his totally false they-don't-show-the-crowds riff again as -- you guessed it -- the cameras are showing his crowds."