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Kate Zernike Finds Political Conspiracy Theories Driven by Conservative Themes, Racism

Zernike, whose Tea Party coverage is marked by hostility and accusations of racism, found a source to selectively pluck out links between conspiracy theorizing and conservative values, plus ...

NBC's Gregory Frets Over 'Purist' Tea Party, Urges Sen. Rubio to 'Compromise'

In an interview with Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, host David Gregory worried: "There's a purist streak to the Tea Party, right? Don't compromise....As ...

Joy Behar and Barbara Walters Politicize Bin Laden Death: Just Cancel 2012 Election Now

View co-hosts Joy Behar and Barbara Walters on Monday immediately politicized the killing of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. After giving credit to Barack Obama for the successful strike, ...

Washington Post Writer 'Cringes' at Sight of 'Vulgar' Americans Celebrating Bin Laden's Death

For the Washington Post's Petula Dvorak the sight of American college kids celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden outside of the White House gates, on Sunday night, was "almost vulgar." In a May ...

Amanpour Accuses Paul Ryan of 'Reverse Robin Hoodism,' Freeland Urges 'Courage' to Raise Taxes

"This week - budget blowback," Christiane Amanpour trumpeted in framing her Sunday look, at reaction to Republican Congressman Paul Ryan's proposed budget plan, through those hostile to it, ...

ABC Highlights Democratic Claims of 'Drastic' Medicare Cuts as Political 'Gift' to Democrats

Saturday's World News on ABC highlighted complaints from Democrats about the Medicare reform plan proposed by Congressman Paul Ryan as the Wisconsin Republican seeks to restrain the growth of ...

Joy Behar Exploits Birther Debate to Slam Swift Boat Vet 'Lies'

Apparently, the Left will never get over John Kerry's loss in the 2004 presidential election. On Thursday's Joy Behar Show, Joy Behar used a discussion of the "birther" claims against Barack Obama ...

NYT's Steinhauer Cites Conservative Rep. Allen West's 'Incendiary Remarks,' 'Hard-Right' Stands

New York Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer says that Republican Allen West of Florida "is frequently featured on the Fox News Channel and in other conservative settings where he enjoys ...

Fighting Captain Crunch's 'Darker Side' Against 'Epidemic of Childhood Obesity'

"By explicitly tying advertising to childhood obesity, the government is suggesting there is a darker side to cuddly figures like Cap'n Crunch, the Keebler elves, Ronald McDonald and the movie and ...

Times Finally Weighs in on 'Atlas Shrugged,' Hates It (Of Course)

Carina Chocano called the movie, based on Ayn Rand's "ham-fisted fable of laissez-faire capitalism," "rushed, amateurish and clumsy," and burdened by its libertarian ideology. Since when has a ...