DavidLetterman http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1628/all en David Letterman Jokes About Gingrich Abusing Wife, Mocks Gov. Christie's Weight http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/david-letterman-jokes-about-gingrich-abusing-wife-mocks-gov-christies-weight <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-16-CBS-LateShow-GOP tres.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="178" /></div> <p>During the first half of his Monday night CBS show, comedian David Letterman mocked a number of Republicans while not batting an eye toward President Obama or the Democrats. Letterman joked at the expense of Newt Gingrich's first marriage and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's weight while comparing former First Lady Pat Nixon to a reptile from Star Trek.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/david-letterman-jokes-about-gingrich-abusing-wife-mocks-gov-christies-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections BiasAlert cbs ChrisChristie DavidLetterman JonHuntsman liberalmediabias MittRomney NewtGingrich Republicans Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:16:00 +0000 38916 at http://mrc.org Video with Cheney Fighting for Breath Leaves Mika Brzezinski Laughing http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/video-cheney-fighting-breath-leaves-mika-brzezinski-laughing <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdaG6Uuz8z&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=hdaG6Uuz8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>After MSNBC's Morning Joe played a clip from the Late Show with David Letterman that mocked Dick Cheney's heart condition, co-host Mika Brzezinski</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/video-cheney-fighting-breath-leaves-mika-brzezinski-laughing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DavidLetterman DickCheney HeartDisease liberalmediabias MikaBrzezinski MorningJoe MSNBC Mon, 04 Apr 2011 21:49:00 +0000 37533 at http://mrc.org Arguing with Rand Paul, Letterman Urges Tax Hike to Pay Wisconsin Workers and Displays Ignorance of Tax Burdens http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/arguing-rand-paul-letterman-urges-tax-hike-pay-wisconsin-workers-and-displays-ignorance- <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object width="250" height="202"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdqGaG2Gnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdqGaG2Gnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" width="250" height="202"></embed></object></div><p>Catching up with a Thursday night appearance by Senator Rand Paul to plug his new book, Paul's segment on the<em> Late Show</em> exposed David Le</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/arguing-rand-paul-letterman-urges-tax-hike-pay-wisconsin-workers-and-displays-ignorance-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert DavidLetterman LateShow liberalmediabias RandPaul ScottWalker taxes TeaParties Video Mon, 28 Feb 2011 06:43:00 +0000 37397 at http://mrc.org Repealing ObamaCare = "Meaningless" "Act of Revenge;" Bigoted Americans Need Muslim "Cosby Show" http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/repealing-obamacare-meaningless-act-revenge-bigoted-americans-need-muslim-cosby-sh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 24, No. 1 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Jan102011.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=790491" title="Jan102011.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><b>Repealing ObamaCare = "Meaningless" "Act of Revenge"</b></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/repealing-obamacare-meaningless-act-revenge-bigoted-americans-need-muslim-cosby-sh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc BarackObama cbs ClimateChange CosbyShow DavidLetterman JoeScarborough KatieCouric MeredithVieira MSNBC muslim NBC obamacare RoseanneBarr Mon, 13 Feb 2012 02:49:28 +0000 admin 8723 at http://mrc.org Maddow More Rational Than Letterman Who Argues WikiLeaks Could Have Saved Us from Bush's 9/11 Malfeasance http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/maddow-more-rational-letterman-who-argues-wikileaks-could-have-saved-us-bushs-911-malfea <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/LateShow-MaddowLetterman-2010-12-15-240.jpg" /></div><p>Searching for an upside to the WikiLeaks release of secret documents, Late Show host David Letterman on Wednesday night pointed to how such disclosures could have possibly prevented the 9/11 attacks since former President George Bush had disregarded "for months and months and months" the warning "that bin Laden and al-Qaeda were interested in hijacking planes and flying them into buildings," but not even Rachel Maddow, his far-</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/maddow-more-rational-letterman-who-argues-wikileaks-could-have-saved-us-bushs-911-malfea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 9/11 BiasAlert DavidLetterman LateShow liberalmediabias RachelMaddow WikiLeaks Thu, 16 Dec 2010 06:32:00 +0000 37090 at http://mrc.org To Letterman's Annoyance, His Mom Won't Blame Global Warming for Warm Days in Indianapolis http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/lettermans-annoyance-his-mom-wont-blame-global-warming-warm-days-indianapolis <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object width="250" height="202"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUqGeuQu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdSUqGeuQu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" width="250" height="202"></embed></object></div><p>As the long holiday weekend comes to an end, catching up with a humorous, seemingly spontaneous, moment on the last fresh Late Show before Than</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/lettermans-annoyance-his-mom-wont-blame-global-warming-warm-days-indianapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert DavidLetterman GlobalWarming LateShow liberalmediabias Video Mon, 29 Nov 2010 13:21:00 +0000 37002 at http://mrc.org To Letterman's Irritation, Trump Denounces Ground Zero Mosque as 'Insensitive,' 'Somebody Knocked Down the World Trade Center' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/lettermans-irritation-trump-denounces-ground-zero-mosque-insensitive-somebody-knocked-do <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdkUVruzaG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hdkUVruzaG&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Earning applause from the audience inside Manhattan's Ed Sullivan Theater for Wednesday's Late Show, Donald Trump gave David Letterman his take</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/lettermans-irritation-trump-denounces-ground-zero-mosque-insensitive-somebody-knocked-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Audio BiasAlert CBS'sLateShow DavidLetterman DonaldTrump GroundZeroMosque liberalmediabias Video Thu, 02 Sep 2010 20:47:00 +0000 36578 at http://mrc.org On Letterman, Brian Williams Cheers 'Fruits' of 'Clinton Economy' and Ridicules Tea Party http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/letterman-brian-williams-cheers-fruits-clinton-economy-and-ridicules-tea-party <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd8zuzqG8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=hd8zuzqG8z&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Appearing on the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show/">Late Show</a> on Monday night to plug his Friday night Dateli</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/letterman-brian-williams-cheers-fruits-clinton-economy-and-ridicules-tea-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BrianWilliams DavidLetterman economy LateShow liberalmediabias NBCNightlyNews ObamaWatch TeaParties Tue, 24 Aug 2010 13:18:00 +0000 36540 at http://mrc.org Vanity Fair: Letterman Affair was Just Dave Being Dave http://mrc.org/articles/vanity-fair-letterman-affair-was-just-dave-being-dave <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/anthony-kang">Anthony Kang</a> </div> </div> </div> <p ><a href="http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/features/2010/04/letterman-201004" />In the latest issue of Vanity Fair</a>, Marc Seal took an inside look at David Letterman's sexual scandal and the love-triangle that rocked CBS's “Late Show” last October with Letterman's live-confession on-air. Interested in juicy details and pop psychology, Seals effectively vindicated Letterman for the numerous affairs he had with various employees, assistants, and interns.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/vanity-fair-letterman-affair-was-just-dave-being-dave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family DavidLetterman Seal VanityFair Wed, 03 Mar 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 29120 at http://mrc.org New Panic Hook: 'Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/new-panic-hook-coming-climate-catastrophe-and-our-last-chance-save-humanity <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="235" width="160" src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/Hansenbookcover.jpg" /></div><p>Prepare for more <a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2009/20091208085010.aspx">panic talk</a> about the end of the world as Dr.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/new-panic-hook-coming-climate-catastrophe-and-our-last-chance-save-humanity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert climategate DavidLetterman environment GlobalWarming JamesHansen liberalmediabias Tue, 08 Dec 2009 18:21:00 +0000 35415 at http://mrc.org David Letterman, Cad http://mrc.org/bozells-column/david-letterman-cad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Like Roman Polanski, the entertainment world came to the defense of David Letterman when his habit of having sex with subordinates surfaced. Hailed as a comic mind for the ages, he was awarded a free pass for exploiting his female employees. </div> </div> </div> <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the wake of the arrest of director/rapist Roman Polanski comes the sex-with-subordinates scandal of David Letterman. The timing was a blessing for Letterman, since his aggressive excuse-makers now could quickly assert that the female employees he exploited were all adults and all gave their consent.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/david-letterman-cad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Adultery BrentBozell cbs DavidLetterman Feminism TomShales Fri, 09 Oct 2009 22:25:00 +0000 admin 4713 at http://mrc.org Networks Allow Letterman to Play 'Victim' http://mrc.org/articles/networks-allow-letterman-play-victim <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/carolyn-plocher">Carolyn Plocher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >How the networks cover media sex scandals apparently depends on the political views of those involved. </p> <br /> <p >Just contrast the current David Letterman sex scandal against the 2004 Bill O'Reilly sex scandal. </p> <br /> <p >Last night, left-leaning CBS Late Show Host David Letterman announced on his program that he had sex with female staffers. Letterman's announcement was spurred by the plot of a CBS producer to force the host to pay $2 million in exchange for his silence on the matter. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/networks-allow-letterman-play-victim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education BillO'Reilly DavidLetterman networks sexscandal Fri, 02 Oct 2009 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28539 at http://mrc.org Alarmism: Bill Clinton Says Global Warming Will Lead to More Fighting over Water than Oil http://mrc.org/articles/alarmism-bill-clinton-says-global-warming-will-lead-more-fighting-over-water-oil <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >David Letterman is not just wearing <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/p-j-gladnick/2009/09/21/late-night-production-exec-dave-wearing-his-views-his-sleeve-now" />his political views on his sleeve</a>, as a one of his shows production executives recently pointed out. Now he’s allowing his show to be used as a platform for leading Democrats to advocate action on liberal causes.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/alarmism-bill-clinton-says-global-warming-will-lead-more-fighting-over-water-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy BillClinton DavidLetterman GlobalWarming water Thu, 24 Sep 2009 18:41:31 +0000 admin 26582 at http://mrc.org Letterman Glows to Obama: 'I Can't Tell You How Satisfying It Is to Watch You Work' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/letterman-glows-obama-i-cant-tell-you-how-satisfying-it-watch-you-work <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-09-21-CBS-LSDL-ObamaLetterman.jpg" /></div><p>David Letterman, who still regularly ridicules former President George W.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/letterman-glows-obama-i-cant-tell-you-how-satisfying-it-watch-you-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert DavidLetterman healthcare LateShow liberalmediabias obamacare ObamaWatch Tue, 22 Sep 2009 13:26:00 +0000 35130 at http://mrc.org Bill Maher: Obama's 'Not Even a Liberal;' Blames Media For Lack of Left Wing http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/bill-maher-obamas-not-even-liberal-blames-media-lack-left-wing <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="202" width="250"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=ydaGZuqGnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=ydaGZuqGnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" allowfullscreen="true" height="202" width="250"></embed></object></div><p>President Obama isn't nearly liberal enough for HBO's Bill Maher.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/bill-maher-obamas-not-even-liberal-blames-media-lack-left-wing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert BillMaher CNN DavidLetterman HBO Labeling liberalmediabias RealTime SarahPalin TheSituationRoom WolfBlitzer Wed, 17 Jun 2009 01:32:00 +0000 34760 at http://mrc.org