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Sawyer Spends 4 Minutes Channeling Liberal Angst Over Obama’s Debate Performance; 20 Seconds on Libya Dissembling

ABC’s Diane Sawyer spent a solid four minutes of her interview with President Barack Obama, as excerpted at the top of Wednesday’s World News, channeling liberal angst over Obama’s debate ...
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NBC's Lauer Frets Over Obama Debate Performance: 'Does He Understand What He Did Wrong?'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer cited left-wing Daily Beast columnist Andrew Sullivan ripping apart President Obama's bad debate performance: "I've never seen a candidate this ...
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Whoa: Mary Matalin Tells NYT's Paul Krugman 'You're Hardly Credible on Calling Somebody Else a Liar'

On ABC's This Week, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman accused the press of not uncovering Mitt Romney's "flat-out untruths"  -- then got accused of lying about Medicare by Republican ...
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CNN Keeps Hyping Romney's Proposed PBS Cuts, PBS Host Calls It 'Attack on Children'

CNN continued to hype Big Bird as a key debate issue on Friday morning's Starting Point as Soledad O'Brien brought on PBS "Reading Rainbow" host Lavar Burton who laid into Mitt Romney's ...
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Norah O'Donnell Thinks Obama Left 'Greatest Hits' on 'Cutting Room Floor'

CBS's Norah O'Donnell said President Obama left his "greatest hits on the cutting room floor" for Wednesday night's debate, "hits" which included "contraceptive rights" and "free mammograms" in ...
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Stephanopoulos Breaks Pro-Democratic Streak -- 'Crisp' Romney to Get 'Boost' from Debate

ABC's George Stephanonopoulos carried a eight-out-of-nine record of declaring the Democratic presidential candidate the winner into Wednesday night's Obama-Romney presidential debate. ...
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On CBS, Time's Foroohar Spins Debate: 'You Have to Wonder Whether Romney's Math Adds Up'

Time's assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar could have been mistaken as an Obama campaign flack during CBS's post-presidential debate coverage on Wednesday night, with her claim that "the key ...
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Pre-Debate, New York Times Defends Obama from 'Bad Hand' Dealt by Bush

Defending Obama in a pre-debate pre-fact-check:"Nonpartisan analysts agree that Mr. Obama inherited a bad hand: the 2009 deficit was a projected $1.2 trillion when he took office because of ...
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GOP Candidates Pandering to Black-Hating, Jim Crow-Loving Conservatives

NBC slams Gingrich: "Are you intentionally playing the race card?" while an ex-CNN reporter rants against a "hateful" GOP appealing to voters "who would love to see us return to the good old days ...

Former Reporter: GOP Peddling 'Easy Fairy Tales;' Stimulus 'Saved Millions of Jobs'

Former reporter Firestone on the GOP field: "These candidates are peddling the worst kind of easy fairy tales to those voters who value simplistic prescriptions over hard choices. President Obama ...
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