Taxes

ABC Uses Obama Talking Point to Counter 'Joe the Plumber'

'World News' claims 95 percent of 'small businesses' make less than $200,000 a year, though IRS says those figures are wrong.

Media Obsessed with Discrediting 'Joe the Plumber'

After taking on tax hike for $250,000+ income earners, Ohio businessman becomes subject of Obama, press criticism.

CNBC Host: Joe the Plumber 'Would be Huge' Any Other Year

Joe Kernan says 'people don't care' because they mistakenly link Bush tax policies to financial crisis.

ABC Worries Economy Could Slim Government

'World News' laments Rhode Island's budget cuts, fails to show how tax policy, spending could be improved.

Larry Rohter's Most Completely Anti-McCain "Fact Check" Yet

Pro-Obama talking points disguised as objective fact-checking.

CNBC's Gasparino: Obama's Tax Plan 'Throwing Gasoline on the Fire'

Network's on-air editor blasts Democratic presidential nominee on spending, tax policy.

Steny Hoyer, Centrist? Since When?

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse has a bad habit of turning liberal Democrats into "centrists" or even "conservatives."

Ad Wars: Obama vs. Republicans. Guess Who the Times Favors?

More double standards: An Obama ad does "a compelling job" of tying McCain to George Bush, while a Republican ad is confusing and its effectiveness questionable.

Entirely Wrong Times Says McCain's Tax Claim "Simply False"

A fact-checking flub by Larry Rohter: "Mr. McCain's claim has been called 'simply false' by the nonpartisan FactCheck.org." vs. FactCheck.org: "McCain was right..."

Fact-Check Reporter Quietly Fact-Checks Himself on Bad Anti-McCain Claim

Larry Rohter on Saturday claimed McCain was "simply false" to say that Obama voted to raise taxes on people making just $42,000 a year. On Tuesday, he wrote: "The bottom line is that if passed ...
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