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Times Employs Same Loaded 'Big Oil' Terminology as Liberal Democrats

A tale of two labels. Two Carl Hulse stories have featured the perjorative phrase "Big Oil" in their headlines; yet Hulse previously criticized the GOP for using the allegedly misleading phrase ...

Aaron Sorkin: 'Eye-Poppingly Awful' Beck and Limbaugh 'Have Such Hate for Americans'

In an interview with John Hudson of the left-wing magazine The Atlantic, screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin described where he gets his news and quickly launched into a tirade against ...

CNN Conveniently Omits Eliot Spitzer from List of Recent Political Sex Scandals

CNN continued its rehabilitation of Eliot Spitzer's political career in leaving his name out of a lengthy list of recent political sex scandals Tuesday.

Matt Bai: 'Racial Element' to GOP Attacks on Obama Harken Back to Willie Horton Ad

Times reporter Matt Bai: "Is there a racial element to some of the attacks on President Obama? It's pretty hard to argue there isn't....race and cultural otherness were powerful undercurrents in ...

Joy Behar: Rick Santorum 'Seems Like a Big Homophobe'

Hosting openly-gay CNN anchor Don Lemon on her Monday night show, HLN's Joy Behar lamented that Lemon will have to interview GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum "who seems like a big homophobe."

Speaking of 'Tasteless'...Times Likens Lilac-Painted Baghdad Buildings to Suicide Bombings

And Iraqis thought they had it bad under Saddam Hussein: "Baghdad has weathered invasion, occupation, sectarian warfare and suicide bombers. But now it faces a new scourge: tastelessness." Back in ...

NBC Sympathizes with Disgraced IMF Chief, Promotes Conspiracy Theory He Was 'Set Up'

While reporting on the sexual assault case against International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday's Today, NBC correspondent Jeff Rossen noted how the would-be Socialist ...

Clinton Spinners Carville and Stephanopoulos Slam Schwarzenegger's 'Risky' Personal Life

With a supreme lack of irony or self-awareness, former Clinton operatives George Stephanopoulos and James Carville on Tuesday chided the "amazing" revelation that Arnold Schwarzenegger had an ...

Former Times Reporter Egan Opines on GOP's 'Need for Greed' to Pass Paul Ryan's 'Radical' Medicare Plan

Former reporter Timothy Egan's takes an objective stance on Paul Ryan's Medicare plan: "Could you divide the country between greedy geezers and everyone else as a way to radically alter the social ...

NBC's Chuck Todd Sees Opening for a 'Fire-Breather' Republican Presidential Candidate

Feigning interest in Republican presidential prospects, on Monday night NBC Political Director Chuck Todd contended the decisions by Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee to forgo presidential runs ...