BiasAlerts

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NY Times Manages to Spin Resurgent Conservative Movement as Problem for GOP in 2010

Two front-page New York Times stories suggest (hope?) the Tea Party movement may turn on the G.O.P.: "But the deeper intramural divisions are within the Republican Party, a sign of the intensity ...

CBS's Schieffer: Mass. Brown Voters Opposed to 'Process,' Not Democrats

On Sunday's Face the Nation on CBS, host Bob Schieffer twisted the meaning of a recent Washington Post poll on the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts: "Three-fourths of those voters...said ...

ABC Panel: Brown Just 'Throw the Bums Out,' Fret ObamaCare Not Pushed More 'Vigorously'

With the exception of George Will, the panel on ABC's This Week (hosted by Terry Moran) roundtable insisted Scott Brown's Massachusetts Senate seat victory was less an anti-liberal or anti-Obama ...

Krauthammer Quips: 'Best Week I've Had Since Spring Break in Medical School'

Quip of the day, from columnist Charles Krauthammer on Friday's Special Report with Bret Baier on FNC: "This is an amazing week. Massachusetts goes Republican, health care dies and the Supreme ...

Krauthammer Quips: 'Best Week I've Had Since Spring Break in Medical School'

Quip of the day, from columnist Charles Krauthammer on Friday's Special Report with Bret Baier on FNC: "This is an amazing week. Massachusetts goes Republican, health care dies and the Supreme ...

NBC Trumpeted the Launch of Liberal 'Counterweight' Air America, Skips Demise of Radio Network

When the liberal radio network Air America debuted on March 31, 2004, NBC trumpeted it as the "counterweight" to the "right-wing bent" of talk radio. Katie Couric enthused that Al Franken and his ...

CNN's Rick Sanchez Not Sure Who's Protesting At Annual Pro-Life March in D.C.

Near the end of the 3PM ET hour of CNN's Rick's List on Friday, host Rick Sanchez couldn't seem to figure out who was protesting at the March for Life in Washington D.C.: "It's the 37th ...

CBS's Smith: Some Are 'One Medical Catastrophe Away From Bankruptcy'

Speaking to former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean on Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith urged Republicans and Democrats to quickly pass some form of health care ...

ABC Fawns Over Elizabeth Edwards as an 'Adored,' 'Passionate' 'Heroine,' Downplays Negative Portrayal

On Friday's Good Morning America, Claire Shipman gushed over Elizabeth Edwards as a "smart, passionate, sometimes fierce woman with many different sides to her personality." She lauded the wife of ...

Olbermann Unhinged: 'Supreme Court-Sanctioned Murder' of Democracy

Even more unhinged than usual, and that's saying a lot, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann delivered a tirade Thursday night in a "Special Comment" in which he declared the Supreme Court's ruling, that ...
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