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MSNBC Host Lambastes FNC Exec for Daring 'Undermine' the MSM

NBC White House correspondent and MSNBC daytime host Chuck Todd called it "crazy" for Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon to say "the mainstream media hates the tea party movement ...

CBS Cites Left-Wing Advocate of Infanticide to Encourage Charitable Giving

In a story on American charitable giving on CBS's Sunday Morning, correspondent Mark Strassmann cited liberal Princeton University bio-ethics professor Peter Singer on how much people should give: ...

An Emotional George Stephanopoulos Coos: Murtha Made Congress 'Work,' Skips Smear on Marines

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday became emotional over the passing of John Murtha, named by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington as one of Congress' most ...

Painting Palin as Hypocrite for 'Crib Notes' and GOP as 'Party of No' While Letting Obama Pontificate

From Monday's evening newscasts: CBS and NBC found hypocrisy in Sarah Palin scolding President Obama's incessant use of a Teleprompter while she had "crib notes" written on her hand, CBS followed ...

Slate.com's Kaplan on CNN: Tea Parties Don't Amount to Much; Blasts GOP, Palin

On Monday's Rick's List program on CNN, Slate.com's Fred Kaplan attacked Republicans for politicizing national security, accused the GOP of being in an alternate reality, and blasted Sarah Palin ...

On Today: Should GOP Be Afraid of Palin and Her Tea Party Supporters?

NBC's Matt Lauer, along with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, spent a whole segment on Monday's Today show wondering if Sarah Palin, and the Tea Party supporters she appeals to, posed a problem for the ...

CBS's Rodriguez: Critics 'Having Fun' with Palin's Hand Notes

While discussing Sarah Palin's Saturday Tea Party Convention speech with political analyst John Dickerson on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez remarked: "She was really scrutinized ...

Time Disparages Tea Party as Impotent; Smears Palin's 'Anti-Intellectual Drivel' as 'Anti-American'

Sarah Palin and the Tea Party movement "both have far less support in the country at large than a gullible Old Media seems to understand or suggest," Time's Mark Halperin asserted while colleague ...

ABC Finds What It Looked for at Tea Party Confab: 'Anger' and 'Harsh Rhetoric'

"Barely scratch the surface, and there's a tone of anger and confrontation," at the Tea Party convention, ABC's John Berman insisted Friday night. Berman concluded: "One of the goals of this ...

Rick Sanchez Omits Party of Convicted Democrat, IDs Tancredo's Party

CNN's Rick Sanchez failed to mention the party affiliation of former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon on Friday's Rick's List program, but made every effort to identify former Congressman Tom Tancredo ...
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