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ABC Not Interested in Whether Enhanced Interrogation Helped Kill bin Laden

In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, ABC has shown very little interest in whether enhanced interrogation, such as waterboarding, led to the terrorist's ultimate demise. NBC, however, ...

NBC's Richard Engel Rants: Iraq War a 'Distraction' from Getting Bin Laden

On NBC's Nightly News on Monday, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel used a report on the history of the war on terror to attack the Bush administration for going to war in Iraq: "...when ...

On Osama's Death Day, Chris Matthews Waits Just 43 Seconds to Launch Into Another Birther Rant

Chris Matthews' obsession with birthers didn't take a break on the day after the killing of Osama bin Laden. Only 43 seconds into Monday's show on the terrorist, the Hardball anchor connected, ...

Richard Clarke on ABC: Bin Laden Killing 'Doesn't Mean Much' for U.S. Security

The day after terrorist Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. military action, Good Morning America brought on consultant Richard Clarke to downplay the death as a "propaganda victory" that will ...

John Broder Provides Obama Political Cover Over High Gas Prices

The Times wasn't so nearly as sanguine about supply and demand when Democrats were attacking President Bush over high gas prices in 2006: "Exxon Mobil, the world's largest oil company, said it ...

Manohla Dargis Ruins Another Summer Movie Season, Laments 'the Symbolic Phallus'

Manohla Dargis gets embarrassingly feminist and Freudian describing a scene in a new Western: "I just don't believe that scene where her character pulls out a rifle to protect the wagon train's ...

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 ...