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New York Times Reporter Lays Out 'Far-Right Agenda' of Texas Tea Party

Reporter Manny Fernandez let his readers know what he really thinks about the Tea Party in Texas: "The far-right agenda of grass-roots and Tea Party activists has come to dominate the Republican ...
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Timothy Egan, Former NYT Reporter, Takes on 'Wacko' GOP Congress, 'Tea Party Extremists'

Former Times reporter Timothy Egan: "A new Congress, sworn in Thursday, will be less crazy than the old one by only a few degrees of wacko. Gone, at least, are a deadbeat dad and a longtime ...
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ABC Skips Occupy Connection to Terror Case, But Falsely Smeared Tea Partier as Mass Killer

ABC News, the same network which falsely linked the Tea Party to a mass killing in Colorado, on Wednesday ignored an alleged connection between Occupy Wall Street and a wealthy New York City ...
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NYTimes Op-ed Celebrates Sole African-American Senator as 'Token,' Human Equivalent of Poll Tax

A New York Times op-ed offensively marked the appointment of South Carolina Republican Rep. Tim Scott, an African-American, to the U.S. Senate: "...modern black Republicans have been more tokens ...
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CBS Can't Make Up Its Mind - Tea Party Still 'Powerful' or 'Weakened'?

On Monday's CBS This Morning, Norah O'Donnell seemed unsure about the extent of Tea Party's political influence. During an interview of former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, O'Donnell first ...
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CBS: 'Most Conservative' DeMint Backed 'Far-Right' Republicans; Fails to Label Liberal Colbert

Nancy Cordes couldn't have made outgoing Senator Jim DeMint's conservative credentials clearer on Friday's CBS This Morning, labeling the South Carolina Republican "one of the most conservative ...
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NYT's Steinhauer Treats House Conservatives as Childish, Shows Strange New Respect for John Boehner

Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer used her full allotment of "conservative" labels describing the shock retirement of Sen. Jim DeMint, while another Steinhauer story condescendingly portrayed the ...
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Meet the Press Panelist Ken Burns of PBS Denounces Tea Party 'Vitriol' Motivated By Racism

During a discussion of the new film Lincoln on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, PBS documentary film maker Ken Burns ranted about one of the supposed lessons he took away from the movie: "Race is ...

CNN Declares the End of the Tea Party

Even though Republicans kept the House, CNN was trying to bury the Tea Party on Wednesday. Anchor Carol Costello asked if the movement was dead while CNN's headline proclaimed the "end of the Tea ...
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Jodi Kantor in NYT: Obama Carving 'Own Grand Place' in History While Fighting Tea Party 'Nativism'

Obama biographer Jodi Kantor on Obama's private dinners with left-wing "scholars": "He wanted to apply the lessons of past presidential triumphs and failures to his own urgent project of ...
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