Hurricane Katrina

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ABC Ignores Start of Ray Nagin's Prison Term; NBC Gives Story Only 15 Seconds

Beginning on Monday afternoon, Democrat and former Mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin began a 10-year prison sentence for corruption charges that were as result of his actions following the landfall ...
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ABC, CBS Go 3-for-3: Refuse to ID Nagin as Democrat After Indictment, Conviction, and Sentencing

On Wednesday, ABC and CBS's evening newscasts punted yet again on reporting Ray Nagin's Democratic affiliation, after the disgraced former New Orleans mayor was sentenced to 10 years in federal ...
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Networks Won't Call Convicted Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin a Democrat

None of the network evening newscasts identified ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin as a Democrat when reporting on his conviction of 20 counts of corruption on Wednesday. The ABC World News ...
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MSNBC: GOPers Opposing ObamaCare Are Like Hurricane Katrina

Appearing as a guest on Friday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry asserted that Republican opposition to ObamaCare was "creating a faulty levee system in our health care" as she tried ...
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ABC, CBS and NBC All Refuse to Identify Indicted Nagin as Democrat

All three broadcast network evening newscasts on Friday night ran short items on the federal corruption indictments against the bumbling former Mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin, but skipped his ...
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New York Times Drenches Itself in Hypocrisy With Flood Control Criticism of GOP

The New York Times shows hypocritical opportunism in bashing GOP over Hurricane Isaac: "The New Orleans area, in particular, will rely this week on $14 billion in levee construction, pumps and ...
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CNN Contributor Cites Bush's Katrina Fiasco to Ask If GOP Is 'Worried' About Hurricane

In light of Tropical Storm Isaac threatening the Gulf coast during the Republican National Convention, The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza evoked shades of Hurricane Katrina and the Bush malaise on ...
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NBC's Mitchell Evokes 'Iconic Picture' of Bush 'Looking Down at New Orleans'; Claims GOP 'Especially' Has 'Challenge' With Tropical Storm

For the second straight night, NBC Nightly News on Monday played the Hurricane Katrina card against Republicans, as Tropical Storm Isaac veered away from Tampa and took aim at New Orleans. Andrea ...
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NYTimes Cynically Deploys Isaac Threat to Paint GOP As Opposed to 'Care of Its Most Vulnerable'

A front-page Times story cynically employes the threat of Tropical Storm Issac against GOP's small-government philosophy: "The suffering from Hurricane Katrina was still fresh then, with the ...

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