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Bill Maher Calls Bill O'Reilly 'Unpatriotic' for Obama Interview

On the February 8 edition of MSNBC's Last Word, left-wing comedian Bill Maher disparaged Bill O'Reilly as "unpatriotic" for the way in which the veteran Fox News anchor conducted his interview ...

Ratigan Unhinged: GOP's 'Moronically Small' Cuts 'Truly a Flea on a Dog's Ass'

Civility was in short supply Wednesday on the Dylan Ratigan Show, as the MSNBC anchor after which the show is named used words and phrases such as "moronic" and "dog's ass" to demagogue the GOP's ...

Linda Greenhouse, Still Fighting the Abortion Wars

The paper's long-time Supreme Court reporter and pro-choice marcher is still keeping up the fight on abortion, decrying racially inflammatory rhetoric, yet lighting into "white activists" for ...

Times Sympathizes With Radical Muslim Campus Group That Shouted Down Speaker

The Times has never been overly concerned about the free speech rights of campus conservatives. Yet today the Times rode to the defense of a Muslim group facing criminal charges for conspiring to ...

NBC's Kelly O'Donnell Twice Tags Disgraced Rep as 'Conservative,' All Three Network Mention GOP

All three evening newscasts on Wednesday and the morning shows on Thursday identified disgraced former Congressman Chris Lee as a Republican. On the February 10 Today, Kelly O'Donnell twice tagged ...

On Today: NBC's Vieira Hits Tim Pawlenty for Daring to Call Obama a Fiscal Chicken

NBC's Meredith Vieira, on Thursday's Today show, challenged former Minnesota Republican Governor and potential presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty for daring to call Barack Obama a fiscal ...

The Times Sticks Up for Earmarks Again

Newly minted anti-earmark conservatives are facing a backlash, says Jennifer Steinhauer: "Tensions are particularly acute in districts where new conservative lawmakers, many of whom criticized ...

Matthews Trumpets: We've Never Had A World Leader Like Bill Clinton Before!

Chris Matthews, on Wednesday's Hardball, really laid it on thick in his tease for his upcoming special on Bill Clinton's post presidency as he exalted: "Other American presidents have done things ...

John Avlon Rips 'Far Right' Social Conservatives Over CPAC on CNN.com

CNN contributor John Avlon took yet another shot at mainstream conservatives in a Wednesday column on CNN.com. Avlon blasted the "far right" Family Research Council and other conservative groups ...

NYT Gets Back on Amnesty-for-Illegals Hobby Horse

In a story lamenting the failure of the Dream Act, reporter Julia Preston puts an emotional liberal spin on legislation cutting off benefits to illegal immigrants: "Hostility toward illegal ...