John Hirschauer

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John Hirschauer is an intern in the MRC's News Analysis Division. In addition to being published in The New York Times and Hartford Courant, he is a weekly columnist for the student-run Fairfield Mirror. His work as a public speaker has yielded appearances as a correspondent on the internationally broadcasted News 7 Tamil and as a moderator at Fairfield’s Quick Center for the Arts. John is a rising senior at Fairfield University studying economics with a minor in mathematics. He is originally from Southbury, Connecticut, where he is a member of the Southbury Training School Home and School Association, a legislative advocacy group for a state instution for the developmentally disabled located down the road from his home.

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On Monday’s The Last Word, one would think that Nixon biographer and voracious student of presidential history Elizabeth Drew would be able to speak specifically about the political landscape when asked to tie the (tired) Trump-Watergate knot on MSNBC, and avoid trite partisan talking points. Nevertheless, she persisted.

Ali Velshi took a moment at the end of his broadcast Monday to parrot one of the Left’s favorite bumper stickers on the nature of Islamism. He gently turned to the camera, and offered to impart a much needed lesson upon the recalcitrant masses. These jihadists, aside from the mass body counts, broken families, and permanently disfigured survivors left in their wake, caused a scourge almost worse: intolerance.  


Fake news pioneer Dan Rather was on Lawrence O’Donnell’s MSNBC show The Last Word Thurday night, and he knew exactly why President Trump disagreed with him on climate policy: it’s because of deep rooted psychological difficulties. 


President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement was highly controversial on Thursday, with Democrats and even some Republicans opposing the move. MSNBC, anxious to bring on a level headed dissenter from Trump’s decision, brought Donny Deutsch onto Nicolle Wallace’s Deadline: White House


Bill Nye, the bow-tie wearing “Science Guy”, who, despite his degree in mechanical engineering, has somehow obtained clout as an expert on anthropogenic climate change, appeared with Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist on Stephanie Ruhle’s program on MSNBC Thursday morning to discuss the ramifications of President Trump’s reported plans to leave the Paris Climate Agreement. Notwithstanding his avowed commitment to obfuscating biological truths about gender in the name of science/leftism, Nye spoke with unequivocal scientific certainty about humanity’s impending doom.