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NBC's Today Takes Sympathetic Look at 'Devoted' Mrs. Osama bin Laden

In report from Pakistan on Friday's NBC Today, news anchor and soon-to-be co-host Ann Curry offered this description of Osama bin Laden's widow, Amal al-Sada: "After more than 10 years of ...

More Wishful Thinking? Times Pushes Pro-Dem Special Election Spin on Front Page

The Times, always hypersensitive to potential Republican electoral troubles, used Friday's front page to push Democratic prospects for a special election in the suburbs of Buffalo, what the Times ...

Chris Matthews Dreams Up Silly GOP Debate Questions: Do You 'Fundamentalist' Christians Hate Science?

Chris Matthews apparently misses moderating Republican debates and hectoring the candidates with bizarre questions. On Thursday's Hardball, the cable anchor dreamed up hypothetical queries he ...

Incoming CBS Anchor Pelley Mimics MSNBC's Pledge: 'We're Going to Be Leaning Forward'

Scott Pelley, the incoming anchor for the CBS Evening News, dropped by Washington, DC's CBS affiliate on Wednesday where he mimicked left-wing MSNBC's "Lean Forward" slogan as he promised: "We're ...

On Defensive, NY Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

From Thursday's NYT lead editorial: "One reaction, however, was both cynical and disturbing: crowing by the apologists and practitioners of torture that Bin Laden's death vindicated their immoral ...

On Defensive, NY Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

From Thursday's NYT lead editorial: "One reaction, however, was both cynical and disturbing: crowing by the apologists and practitioners of torture that Bin Laden's death vindicated their immoral ...

NYT: Obama Nabbing Osama: 'Glow of National Pride;' Bush's Capture of Saddam 'Momentarily' Halted 'Spiral of Concern'

First sentence of the New York Times' second paragraph on Obama's poll numbers post-Osama: "The glow of national pride...support for the president rose significantly among both Republicans and ...

On Defensive, Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

Thursday's lead editorial: "The killing of Osama bin Laden provoked a host of reactions from Americans: celebration, triumph, relief, closure and renewed grief. One reaction, however, was both ...

Obama Nabbing Osama: 'Glow of National Pride;' Bush's Capture of Saddam 'Momentarily' Halted 'Spiral of Concern'

First sentence of the Times' second paragraph on Obama's rising poll numbers after Osama's capture: "The glow of national pride seemed to rise above partisan politics, as support for the president ...

Chris Matthews Bizarrely Mocks Rush Limbaugh as a 'Walrus Underwater' for bin Laden Response

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Wednesday mocked Rush Limbaugh's response to the killing of Osama bin Laden, deriding the conservative as a "walrus underwater." Matthews also made an odd grunting noise ...