Terrorism

Double Standards on 'Demonizing' Justice Dept. Lawyers

The Times stands up for Obama administration lawyers who had previously defended Al Qaeda detainees at Guantanamo, fiercely attacking a conservative group for making their service an issue. Yet ...

Wishful Thinking on Obama-Care and Alan Simpson, Undeniable Conservative

Hopeful on health care? Reporter David Kirkpatrick on the Times' latest "Political Points" podcast: "And if they capture Osama bin Laden we might actually get a health-care bill this year."

CBS's Smith: Is Cheney Criticism of Obama 'Theater' or 'Real'?

On Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith wondered if there was any credibility to Dick Cheney's criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the Christmas Day bomber: "...the point ...

Times Lauds Left-Wing Radical as 'Civil Rights Lawyer'

Ralph Fertig runs a left-wing pressure group, but to Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak he's just a "civil rights lawyer," and his wish to provide legal support to a Kurdish group in Turkey ...

Rich Compares 9-11 Attacks to the '9-15 Failure of Lehman Brothers'

Frank Rich can't stop equating the financial crisis to the destruction of the Twin Towers: "What we don't know will hurt us, and quite possibly on a more devastating scale than any Qaeda attack. ...

ABC Again Spins for Obama: 'Intelligence Professionals' Failed Obama Just Like They Failed JFK

For the second time in two days, ABC attempted to exonerate Barack Obama from responsibility for a failed Christmas Day airline bombing. On Friday's Good Morning America, Brian Ross spun, "Well, ...

FNC's Shepard Smith: Guantanamo Gave U.S. A 'Black Eye'

In an interview on Fox News Channel's Studio B on Wednesday, New York Congressman Peter King criticized President Obama for his "race to close Guantanamo," prompting host Shepard Smith to parrot ...

CBS's Rodriguez Calls on GOP to Stop 'Partisan Bickering' Over Security

Speaking with Republican New York Congressman Peter King on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared: "Congressman, here you are a Republican talking about everything that's ...

Celebrating Left-Wing Videos of 'Forsaken' Victims of Israel's Anti-Terror Gaza Blockade

Ethan Bronner whitewashes Hamas arms smuggling: "One of the most interesting videos brings viewers inside the smuggler tunnels through which most consumer goods are brought into Gaza....The maker ...

Defending Obama's War on Terror with a Fusillade of Cliches

Here we go again. Reporter Peter Baker on how Barack Obama deals with the terror threat: "Where Bush saw black and white, Obama sees gray. Where Bush favored swagger, Obama is searching for a more ...
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