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Margaret Carlson: 'Bush's Lies' Should 'Keep Him Awake,' But 'Haunt the Country' Instead

On the Friday, September 6, Political Capital show on Bloomberg News, Bloomberg View columnist Margaret Carlson -- formerly of CNN and Time magazine -- blamed former President George W. Bush's ...
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NBC's Mitchell Blames Iraq 'Hangover' for Obama's 'Credibility Gap' on Syria

In an interview with former Bush national security advisor Stephen Hadley on her Thursday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell pinned all of President Obama's problems selling military action in ...
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NBC's Guthrie to Rumsfeld: Do You Take 'Responsibility' for 'Specter of Iraq' 'Looming' Over Syria?

In an exclusive interview with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie attempted to blame the Bush administration for President Obama's ...
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Not Obama's Problem: Iraq's Deadliest Month Since '08 Gets Scant Network Coverage

Over 1,000 Iraqis were killed in July, victims of bombings and shootings marking that country's deadliest month since April of 2008. According to the Washington Times, Iraq is sliding into "chaos" ...
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NBC Reporter Uses Al Qaeda Jailbreak in Iraq to Bash U.S. Over 'Notorious' Abu Ghraib

On Tuesday's NBC Today, during a report on a attack against Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison that freed hundreds of Al Qaeda terrorists, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel couldn't resist ...
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NYT's Tale of Three Inaugurals: 'Questioning the Propriety' of Bush, But 'Cause for Celebration' for Obama

A tale of presidential inaugurations during wartime and strife. In 2005, the year of President George W. Bush's second inauguration, the New York Times was "question[ing] the propriety of a lavish ...
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In Wake of Sandy, NBC Reporter Blames Defense Spending for Lack of Infrastructure

Reporting for Thursday's NBC Rock Center, chief foreign affairs correspondent Richard Engel ranted over the lack of infrastructure spending to protect against Hurricane Sandy and tried to ...
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The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of 2007

The worst bias of 2007: ABC fawns over newly-installed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Rosie O’Donnell insults the troops; and a McClatchy headline writer finds a downside to good news in ...
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NBC Touts Obama Admin Plan to Avoid Iraq-Style 'Chaos' in Syria, Even as Al Qaeda Moves In

Introducing a report on the ongoing civil war in Syria on Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams made sure to promote PR from the White House: "...the State Department and the Pentagon ...
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As Obama Touts Ending the War, Iraq Suffers Deadliest Day Since Troops Withdrew; CBS Skips

One hundred and six people died in Iraq on Monday, a bloody milestone that CBS's morning show ignored. Good Morning America's Josh Elliott recounted, "And oversees, this has been the deadliest day ...
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