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ABC Sets Up Sting Operation to Find Racism in AZ Immigration Law, Hires Actor to Play a Bigot

ABC and reporter John Quinones on Thursday stretched the bounds of journalism, hiring an actor to play a racist security guard as a way of testing how the people of Arizona would react to the ...

Jon Stewart to Michael Steele: GOP Base Is 'So Easily Ignitable'

On Tuesday's "Daily Show," liberal comedian Jon Stewart flashed a smirk and wondered why the conservative base of the Republican Party is "so easily ignitable." The comedian hosted former ...

NYT's Tale of Two Political Conventions: Optimism for Dems in NC, But 'Woeful Disconnect' Possible for G.O.P. in Tampa

The New York Times on the Democrats' convention choice: "Can North Carolina Deliver Again?" The Times on the G.O.P.'s choice: "The wrong mix of poverty juxtaposed with Republicans partying - ...

MSNBC Promo for Chris Matthews Special Gives Bill Clinton the Superhero Treatment

With a script and a dramatic voice over befitting a trailer for the latest superhero movie out of Hollywood, one of the first promos for Chris Matthews' documentary on Bill Clinton has begun ...

MSNBC's Mitchell Chides Obama for 'Not One Word' on Gun Control in State of the Union

In a pre-taped interview with gun control advocate New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, aired during Wednesday's 1PM ET hour on MSNBC, host Andrea Mitchell browbeat President Obama for having ...

Video: Nine Most Terrifying Words

President Reagan once said the scariest words were: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help." Yet, that is precisely what President Obama and the news media keep promoting.

Editor Bill Keller Blasts Fox News' 'Unhealthy' Impact on National Discourse

Executive Editor Bill Keller blasts Fox News and brings up the Arizona shootings: "I make no connection between the guy who shot those people in Tucson and the national discourse. But it is true ...

A Tale of Two Political Conventions: Optimism for Dems in NC, But 'Woeful Disconnect' Possible for G.O.P. in Tampa

The Times on the Democrats' convention choice: "Can North Carolina Deliver Again?" The Times on the G.O.P.'s choice: "The wrong mix of poverty juxtaposed with Republicans partying - perhaps ...

Brzezinski Implores Virginia Gov. McDonnell to Close Gun Show Loophole

Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski broke from the panel discussion Tuesday and implored Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to close the state's so-called gun show loophole. The MSNBC panel was ...

More Calm, Objective Biz Reporting: 'As the Nation's Obesity Crisis Continues Unabated...'

This is a news story? Reporter Andrew Martin: "As the nation's obesity crisis continues unabated...Many Americans eat too many calories every day, expanding their waistlines and imperiling their ...