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New Animated Series on ABC to Lampoon Environmentalists

With television hosts unwilling to joke about President Barack Obama as those comedians regularly ridicule conservatives, there's a bright spot coming up this week in a new TV show set to debut on ...

ABC and CBS Lead with Powell v Cheney and Limbaugh, GOP Too Conservative

ABC and CBS, which two weeks ago gave short-shrift to Dick Cheney choosing Rush Limbaugh over Colin Powell as the better representative of the Republican Party, both led Sunday night with Powell ...

Politico's Cummings Whines Cheney's 'Made It Much Harder to Close Guantanamo'

The Politico's Jeanne Cummings, a Wall Street Journal veteran, fretted on this weekend's Inside Washington that former Vice President Dick Cheney has "changed this debate in a way that has made it ...

CNN's Anderson Cooper: Is Cheney 'Emboldening Our Enemies?'

Anderson Cooper grilled Dick Cheney's daughter Liz on his CNN program on Thursday evening about her father's defense of Bush's anti-terror tactics. He asked: 'Is it appropriate, though, for your ...

Liz Cheney vs. O'Donnell: ABC's Chris Cuomo Moderates Fiery Debate on Torture

Good Morning America on Friday featured something that has become rare on morning shows, an actual philosophical debate between a strong conservative and a vocal liberal. Liz Cheney engaged in a ...

NBC and CBS Use Cheney and Obama Speeches to Jab at Cheney

Thursday's NBC Nightly News featured Andrea Mitchell chastising and correcting former Vice President Dick Cheney for his speech on fighting terrorism, but the network saw no need to correct ...

Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC: Cheney Speech 'Sleazy,' 'An Abomination'

After the Thursday speech by ex-VP Dick Cheney, MSNBC assembled its usual panel of left-wing pundits to tear him down, including political analyst Lawrence O'Donnell, who proclaimed: 'He came ...

ABC Touts George Soros as a Superhero; Ted Turner Is Superman?

George Soros is a superhero along the lines of Batman and Superman? That's the comparison ABC's John Berman made on Thursday's Good Morning America. He was reporting on a closed door meeting of ...

Brokaw Calls for 'Economic Justice,' 'Mother Earth Taken Turn for the Worse'

During his Saturday commencement speech at Fordham U, former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw fretted the "vital signs" of "Mother Earth" have "taken a turn for the worse," as he cited global warming as ...
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