DavidPetraeus http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12045/all en George Stephanopoulos Fawns Over Obama's Handling of McChrystal Controversy: A 'Political Masterstroke' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/george-stephanopoulos-fawns-over-obamas-handling-mcchrystal-controversy-political-master <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-06-24-ABC-GMA-Steph[1].jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday hyped Barack Obama's handling of the decision to fire General Stanley McChrystal and replace him with David Petraeus, lauding the action as a "<b>political masterstroke</b>." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/george-stephanopoulos-fawns-over-obamas-handling-mcchrystal-controversy-political-master" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert DavidPetraeus GeorgeStephanopoulos GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias StanleyMcChrystal Thu, 24 Jun 2010 21:20:00 +0000 36267 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: Obama's 'Commander-in-Chief' Moment with McChrystal a Hidden Blessing http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-obamas-commander-chief-moment-mcchrystal-hidden-blessing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-06-24-NBC-TDY-Todd.jpg" /></div><p>On Wednesday's Today show, NBC's Chuck Todd touted President Obama's "swiftness" in dealing with the controversy surrounding General Stanley McChrystal comments in Rolling Stone magazine as a "<b>commander-in-chief moment</b>," and hinted that it was a blessing in disguise, given the executive's tanking approval ratings. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-obamas-commander-chief-moment-mcchrystal-hidden-blessing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert ChuckTodd DavidPetraeus liberalmediabias NBC Polls PresidentBarackObama PresidentObama StanleyMcChrystal Today Thu, 24 Jun 2010 19:25:00 +0000 36266 at http://www.mrc.org Rick Sanchez: Ann Coulter 'Exemplifies the Hardline Spirit of CPAC' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/rick-sanchez-ann-coulter-exemplifies-hardline-spirit-cpac <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xdnz8z8zVr&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="194" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xdnz8z8zVr&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>On Monday's Rick's List, CNN's Rick Sanchez painted Ann Coulter and CPAC as "hardline." Sanchez also implied that the CPAC attendees were hypocri</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/rick-sanchez-ann-coulter-exemplifies-hardline-spirit-cpac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AnnCoulter BiasAlert CNN ColinPowell DavidPetraeus DickCheney liberalmediabias Rick'sList RickSanchez Mon, 22 Feb 2010 23:08:00 +0000 35708 at http://www.mrc.org