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Washington Post's Ezra Klein: 'We've Had School Shootings from Young Christians'

The Washington Post's Ezra Klein decried an upcoming congressional hearing on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism Monday, saying that Christians engage in violence as well but are not ...

Mika Brzezinski Bemoans Gov. Walker's Holdout: 'The Union Has Given Blood to This Guy'

On Tuesday, Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski, the self-confessed Democrat for whom appeal to sentiment is second-nature, painted the Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as "cold" and "mean" in the ...

Schools Not Interested in Obama Commencement, CBS Urges Them to Get Interested

Tuesday's CBS Early Show featured a fawning story on President Obama's Race to the Top Commencement Challenge that sounded like it was written by the White House communications department. What ...

Racially Inflammatory Al Sharpton Gets Another Pass in the Times

Times again skips Tawana Brawley and "white interlopers" to celebrate Sharpton at leisure: "Unmistakable and formidable, if a physically reduced version of the man he once was, the Rev. Al ...

Another Times Attack on an Opponent of Radical Islam

Reporter Laurie Goodstein attacks Brigitte Gabriel, an opponent of radical Islam, on Tuesday's front page: "She presents a portrait of Islam so thoroughly bent on destruction and domination that ...

CNBC Reporter Gives Full-Throated Support for Higher Gas Taxes

On Tuesday's edition of MSNBC's Daily Rundown, Steve Liesman robustly defended raising gasoline taxes as a way to address rising oil prices. The CNBC senior economics reporter minced no words to ...

Networks Allow Scant Coverage of Obama's 'Stunning Reversal' on Guantanamo, Harassed Bush

The three evening newscasts on Monday and the morning shows on Tuesday mostly ignored Barack Obama's abandonment of a campaign pledge to close Guantanamo Bay and end trials of detainees there. ...

Lauer to Rick Santorum: Do You Really Think People Care About Social Issues Right Now?

NBC's Matt Lauer didn't exactly throw out the welcome mat for possible presidential GOP contender Rick Santorum as, on Tuesday's Today show, he questioned the former Republican Pennsylvania ...

Columnist Tom Friedman Calls for Tax to Keep Gas at $4 a Gallon

Friedman denounced the proposed White House plan to use the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to curb rising gas prices: "That would rank in my top five worst ideas of 2011 so far....one thing we should ...

Matthews Wonders if Bachmann is a Willing Tool of a Conservative Conspiracy or Just a 'Zombie?'

On Monday's Hardball, after Chris Matthews played clips of Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on NBC's Meet the Press, he wondered if she was trained by "a group in Virginia that ...