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CNN Urges Obama: Just Force Congress to Stay Until Sequester Deal Is Struck
3/1/2013 6:47 PM ET
CNN's White House correspondent Jessica Yellin asked President Obama on Friday why he couldn't just force Congress to stick around until a deal is reached to prevent the sequester cuts. "To your ...
Piers Morgan Shushes Gun Rights Advocate: 'I Suggest You Keep Quiet'
3/1/2013 10:42 AM ET
CNN's Piers Morgan bullied gun rights advocate John Lott on his Wednesday night show, repeatedly interrupting him and lecturing him. At one point Morgan told his guest, "I'm going to keep ...
So Long, Pope Benedict: CNN Hosts Radical Nun Calling Papal Election 'Invalid'
2/28/2013 10:29 AM ET
After CNN's initial report on Pope Benedict's final papal audience, the first guest to appear on CNN Newsroom on Wednesday was a radical leftist nun who believes the upcoming papal election is ...
CNN's Legal Analyst Smacks Down CNN's Hype of Republicans Supporting Gay Marriage
2/27/2013 10:43 AM ET
CNN's own legal analyst scoffed at CNN's notion that 75 Republicans supporting legal gay marriage is a "big turning point" for the party. Anchor Ashleigh Banfield did her best to drum up the ...
CNN's Borger Freaks: Sequestration a 'Man-Made Disaster'
2/27/2013 10:38 AM ET
CNN's chief political analyst freaked out about the sequester cuts on Monday afternoon's Newsroom. "It is a man-made disaster. Not a natural one," Borger insisted. She compared them to the ...
CNN's Velshi Attacks Bobby Jindal, GOP 'Weird Math' and 'Balanced Budget Nonsense'
2/26/2013 10:19 AM ET
Responding to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) on Monday, CNN's chief business correspondent slammed GOP "weird math" and "balanced budget nonsense" on the sequestration. "And it's this ...
CNN Hails 'New Cult Favorite' Jimmy Carter, Asks If His Image Is 'Being Rehabilitated'
2/26/2013 10:11 AM ET
CNN touted ex-president Jimmy Carter as a "new cult favorite" and asked if his image was "being rehabilitated" on Monday's The Situation Room. Liberal historian Douglas Brinkley made the laughably ...
Jimmy Carter Claims He Raised No Money In '76 Election, Piers Morgan Doesn't Challenge Him
2/22/2013 6:38 PM ET
Former President Jimmy Carter claimed he didn't raise a dime of money in the 1976 general election and CNN's Piers Morgan wouldn't challenge him on Thursday's Piers Morgan Tonight. "As a ...
Wolf Blitzer, Piers Morgan Give Warm Interviews to Jimmy Carter and His Grandson
2/22/2013 6:31 PM ET
CNN only had soft questions and praise for Jimmy Carter's grandson who had unearthed the tape of Mitt Romney's "47 percent" remarks. Host Wolf Blitzer gave a warm interview to James Carter ...
Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD's 'Vito Russo Award'
2/22/2013 9:04 AM ET
CNN has a special relationship with the advocacy group Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), and it continues as prime-time host Anderson Cooper will be honored at the ...
CNN Relays Government Hysteria Over 'Massive' Sequester Cuts
2/20/2013 7:09 PM ET
After hyping the "draconian" sequester cuts set to take place March 1, CNN kept up its frenzy on Tuesday afternoon by spreading government hysteria over the $85 billion spending reduction. ...
CNN's Lemon Insists Gun Rant 'Wasn't Advocacy,' Compares Gay Rights to Civil Rights
2/20/2013 6:57 PM ET
After calling for getting "guns and bullets and automatic weapons off the streets" after the Newtown shooting, CNN's Don Lemon insisted to the Dallas Voice that it "wasn't advocacy" and he was ...
CNN Freaks Out Over 'Draconian' Sequester Cuts, Like the 'Asteroid'
2/19/2013 3:56 PM ET
Even though the upcoming sequester cuts amount to only $85 billion, compared to $16 trillion of U.S. debt, CNN on Tuesday morning hyped the deleterious effects of the cuts to the economy by ...
MSNBC Panel Sits Around and Tells Race Jokes On the Air
2/18/2013 7:22 PM ET
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry had her panel guests tell their "favorite race joke" or "best punch line" on race on her Sunday show and laughter ranged between nervous and uproarious. ...
Blind Spot? Howard Kurtz Rips Coverage of Rubio's 'Watergate' But Ignores CNN's Stunt
2/18/2013 2:37 PM ET
CNN media critic Howard Kurtz ripped the press infatuation with Sen. Marco Rubio's water sip as "profoundly depressing," but on Sunday's Reliable Sources he wouldn't call out his own network's ...
CNN Incredulous Over GOP 'Fixation' on Benghazi, Opposition to Hagel
2/15/2013 7:01 PM ET
The same network that wondered if Sen. Rubio's sip of water was a "big deal" asked just why Republicans are "so fixated on Benghazi" when GOP senators pressed Defense Secretary nominee Chuck ...
Entertainment Tonight Whacks Pope Benedict and His 'Stained' Legacy
2/14/2013 9:55 AM ET
Tuesday's Entertainment Tonight ran quite the hit piece on Pope Benedict, promoting the distorted anti-Catholic documentary on the clerical abuse scandals and revisiting ABC reporter Brian ...
CNN.com Lectures Catholic Church on How to Be 'Light Unto All Nations'
2/14/2013 9:50 AM ET
At CNN.com, correspondent Ben Wedeman touted "what some Catholics want in next pope," and by "some Catholics" he meant those who thought Pope Benedict's papacy was too conservative or ...
CNN Absurdly Asks If Rubio's Sip of Water Was 'Career-Ender'
2/14/2013 9:35 AM ET
On Wednesday's The Situation Room, host Wolf Blitzer absurdly wondered if Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) pausing his State of the Union response for a drink of water would "break" his career. The ...
CNN Hammers Catholic Church to Change Teaching on Gay Marriage, Birth Control
2/13/2013 9:31 AM ET
On Monday night, CNN's Erin Burnett badgered the Catholic church to change its doctrine and accept birth control, gay marriage, and women priests. All day long on Monday, CNN asked if the church ...
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