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Brian Williams vs. The Tea Party

You can tell the liberals are really sweating the politics of the debt-limit talks when NBC puts on a special Dateline NBC devoted to politics. It's just too bad anchor Brian Williams forgot he ...

Chris Matthews: 'Thug' Republicans Are 'Muggers' Who 'Assault' Obama

Chris Matthews doesn't seem to be running out of violent imagery to use in his smears against the Republican Party. On Tuesday, the Hardball host bombarded the GOP, comparing them to "muggers" who ...

Unhinged Chris Matthews Smears Tea Party Republicans as Baby-Kidnapping 'Terrorists' for Debt Deal

An unhinged Chris Matthews on Monday decried the debt ceiling deal negotiated in Congress, attacking Tea Party Republicans as a group of baby-kidnapping terrorists. He also bizarrely described the ...

NBC's Curry: Do Tea Party Members of Congress 'Know How to Govern'?

In a discussion with Meet the Press host David Gregory and Tom Brokaw on Monday's NBC Today about the debt ceiling deal, co-host Ann Curry contemptuously wondered: "...do you think that members of ...

Networks Deride 'Rebellious' 'Hardline Conservatives' Creating 'Chaos'

On Friday, all three network morning shows played up the theme of stubborn House GOP conservatives opposing Speaker John Boehner's debt ceiling plan. On CBS's Early Show, co-host Chris Wragge ...

NBC Highlights Sniping at Boehner Debt Plan, No Criticism of Dems

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O'Donnell declared the delayed vote on House Speaker John Boehner's debt ceiling plan "took precious little time," and touted how ...

Former NYT Reporter Goodman Compares G.O.P. to Terrorists at Huffington Post

Former Times reporter Peter Goodman on Monday: "The same Republicans who have so eagerly prosecuted the war on terror, running up huge deficits in the process, are now behaving like the enemies on ...

NBC's 'Today' Touts 'Big Setback' for Boehner Plan, Lauer Lobs Softballs to Dick Durbin

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Today, as co-host Ann Curry declared that "Americans are just fed up with the stalemate" over the debt ceiling, fellow co-host Matt Lauer announced: "The latest ...

Again? Another Times Columnist Compares Tea Party G.O.P. to Terrorist Group

Thomas Friedman: "[The Tea Party] is so lacking in any aspiration for American greatness, so dominated by the narrowest visions for our country and so ignorant of the fact that it was not tax cuts ...

NBC: Obama for 'Balanced Approach,' Boehner 'Seemed to Reject All Talk of Compromise'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, correspondent Kristen Welker portrayed President Obama as the great compromiser while reporting on his Monday night address on the debt ceiling: "...the President still ...
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