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Schieffer: Congress's 'Worse Than Car Thieves' Poll Numbers Good for Obama
9/19/2011 8:27 AM ET
On Friday's Early Show, CBS's Bob Schieffer wildly spun Congress's 12% job approval as good news for President Obama, despite his own low poll numbers: "My heavens! He's 20 points ahead of the ...
CBS Uses Cartoon to Spread Liberal Anti-Perry Talking Points
9/13/2011 4:48 PM ET
On Tuesday's Early Show, CBS targeted Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry by using their 'Fast Draw' animators to depict the Texas governor as gun-slinging, right-wing extremist. ...
Big Three Nets Ignore Rep. Carson's Lynching Smear of Tea Party
8/31/2011 5:02 PM ET
Representative Andre Carson's inflammatory attack on the Tea Party has yet to have received any attention from the Big Three networks. As reported by Politico on Wednesday, Rep. Carson accused Tea ...
CBS Targets Bush Over Katrina Response; Touted Nagin as 'Expert'
8/29/2011 3:53 PM ET
On Monday's Early Show, CBS's Bill Plante inserted the oft-repeated media spin about the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina. Plante ignored the poor handling of Katrina at the ...
CBS Poses Specter of 'Elitist' Romney as Obama Makes Posh Retreat
8/23/2011 4:34 PM ET
CBS's Jan Crawford highlighted Mitt Romney 's fortune on Tuesday's Early Show and how "wealthier candidates, like Romney...Jon Huntsman, are...hit with that nasty insult they're an elitist." ...
CBS Omits Tea Partier's Face-off With Obama; Played Up 'Anger' at Romney
8/16/2011 1:23 PM ET
On Monday's CBS Evening News and Tuesday's Early Show, CBS failed to cover an Iowa Tea Party activist's confrontation with President Obama. Both ABC's GMA and NBC's Today mentioned the encounter. ...
CBS Pushes Liberal Talking Point About Tea Party 'Downgrade'
8/8/2011 5:14 PM ET
On Monday's Early Show, CBS's Norah O'Donnell promoted the left-of-center talking point that Standard & Poor's recent lowering of the U.S.'s credit rating is a "Tea Party downgrade." O'Donnell ...
CBS's O'Donnell Suggests Obama's Reelection is a Done Deal
8/2/2011 6:09 PM ET
CBS's Norah O'Donnell played the role of a clairvoyant on Tuesday's Early Show as she hinted that President Obama's reelection is assured in 2012. Anchor Erica Hill asked O'Donnell how the White ...
CBS Spins New ObamaCare Birth Control Mandate as 'Good News'
8/1/2011 4:15 PM ET
On Monday's Early Show, CBS slanted towards supporters of a new Obama administration mandate which requires private insurance companies to cover contraception as part of women's "preventative ...
Fear-Mongering Schieffer Claims Social Security Checks Can't Go Out Without Debt Resolution
7/28/2011 8:08 PM ET
On three occasions between July 22 and July 26, 2011, CBS's Bob Schieffer carried water for President Obama when he echoed the Democrat's inaccurate claim about Social Security: "Millions of ...
CBS Promotes Taxing 'Fattening, Non-Nutritious' Food
7/26/2011 5:06 PM ET
CBS's Michelle Miller leaned towards supporters of taxing junk food on Tuesday's Early Show, playing three sound bites from them and none from opponents. Miller only made one vague reference to ...
Schieffer Bemoans 'Draconian' Cuts from Both Parties to Education, Poor
7/6/2011 6:36 PM ET
CBS's Bob Schieffer took on the role of a left-wing activist on Sunday's Face the Nation, as he pressed all four of his guests from both parties about cuts in state and local spending. Schieffer ...
NBC, CBS Let Plouffe Spin Obama's Presser, No Republicans
6/30/2011 6:31 PM ET
NBC's Today and CBS's Early Show on Thursday turned to Obama advisor David Plouffe on Thursday to offer his spin on the President's 67-minute presser on Wednesday, instead of interviewing ...
Networks Omit Blagojevich's Democratic Affiliation After Conviction
6/28/2011 6:42 PM ET
ABC, CBS, and NBC all failed to mention former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's affiliation with the Democratic Party on their Monday evening news broadcasts and the Tuesday morning shows. ...
NPR's Totenberg: Kagan, Sotomayor 'Not Nearly as Liberal' as Predecessors
6/28/2011 4:16 PM ET
NPR's Nina Totenberg strangely cast doubt on the liberal credentials of Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor on Saturday's Early Show on CBS, claiming that "they're not nearly as ...
ABC Only Big Three Net to Fully Cover Seattle Terror Plot; NBC Gives It 17 Sec.
6/24/2011 3:47 PM ET
NBC barely covered the Thursday arrests of two Islamists in a planned terrorist attack on a military facility in Seattle. The network didn't cover the breaking news at all on Thursday's Nightly ...
CBS Badgers Republicans on the Economy; Went Easier on Obama
6/14/2011 6:54 PM ET
CBS hounded four Republicans from the left during a town hall on the economy which aired on Tuesday's Early Show. Bob Schieffer, Erica Hill, and Rebecca Jarvis pressed Reps. Paul Ryan and Allen ...
CBS Complains Obama 'Saddled' By 'Stubbornly Sluggish Economy'
6/3/2011 10:57 AM ET
On Friday's Early Show, before the new 9.1% unemployment figure came out, CBS's Dean Reynolds bewailed how President Obama is being "saddled" by the "stubbornly sluggish economy." Reynolds played ...
CBS: Palin Risks 'Rubbing Voters the Wrong Way' By Turning Only to Fox News
5/31/2011 7:12 PM ET
CBS's Erica Hill strongly hinted on Monday's Early Show that Sarah Palin's "extended flirtation...with running" for president and speaking only to Fox News to the detriment of the rest of the ...
CBS's Stahl Proclaims 'Stately' Al Sharpton's 'Metamorphosis'
5/23/2011 4:17 PM ET
CBS's Lesley Stahl played up how Al Sharpton apparently "has gone through something of a metamorphosis" as she spotlighted the "street-protest agitator...now trusted White House adviser" on ...
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