David Gergen http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19634/all en Gergen: Obama's 'Most Significant' Foreign Policy Achievement is Climate Change http://mrc.org/biasalerts/gergen-obamas-most-significant-foreign-policy-achievement-climate-change <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> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/2014-12-17-CNN-Gergen.jpg" style="float: right;" height="158" width="280" />On Wednesday, David Gergen ranked a supposed foreign policy accomplishment of President Obama higher than the killing of Osama bin Laden during CNN's special coverage of the Democrat's "historic..decision to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba," as anchor Erin Burnett put it. Gergen contended that "<strong>ultimately, he's going to be judged very favorably by history – not by conservatives today</strong> – but by history <strong>on climate change.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/gergen-obamas-most-significant-foreign-policy-achievement-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ana Navarro Barack Obama CNN Cuba David Gergen Douglas Brinkley Erin Burnett Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:14:36 +0000 matthew.balan 47896 at http://mrc.org Another Controversy for the Obama Admin, But CNN Has Barely Reported This One http://mrc.org/biasalerts/another-controversy-obama-admin-cnn-has-barely-reported-one <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-04-06-CNN-Sebelius.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services has come under major scrutiny for bypassing Congress and soliciting donations from health executives to help support ObamaCare, yet CNN has barely mentioned the story.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/another-controversy-obama-admin-cnn-has-barely-reported-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN David Gergen Kathleen Sebelius obamacare ScandalWatch Wed, 22 May 2013 22:34:04 +0000 matt.hadro 43653 at http://mrc.org CNN's Gergen Says Benghazi Will 'Long Be Forgotten' If Clinton Runs In 2016 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gergen-says-benghazi-will-long-be-forgotten-if-clinton-runs-2016 <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-01-29-CNN-Gergen-Clinton.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />On Tuesday's <em>Starting Point</em>, CNN's David Gergen smiled on Hillary Clinton's "wonderful farewell" at the State Department and touted her "very powerful position" for a 2016 presidential run. As CNN noted, Gergen once worked as an adviser to President Clinton.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gergen-says-benghazi-will-long-be-forgotten-if-clinton-runs-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN David Gergen Hillary Clinton Starting Point Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:51:50 +0000 matt.hadro 42424 at http://mrc.org CNN Analyst Ridicules 'Sledgehammer' GOP Platform on Abortion http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-analyst-ridicules-sledgehammer-gop-platform-abortion <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-08-29-CNN-picture.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="136" width="240" />CNN keeps playing up the controversy that supposedly is the Republican Party's platform on abortion – even though it resembles the language from the 2004 and 2008 platforms.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-analyst-ridicules-sledgehammer-gop-platform-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 Republican National Convention Abortion Candy Crowley CNN David Gergen Republicans Wed, 29 Aug 2012 06:37:38 +0000 matt.hadro 41049 at http://mrc.org CNN's Gergen Praises Clinton's 'Leadership' on Gun Control http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gergen-praises-clintons-leadership-gun-control <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> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-07-24-CNN-360-COOPER-GERGEN2.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="149" width="240" />In lock step with his network's <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-hadro/2012/07/24/cnn-uses-aurora-shooting-force-anti-gun-agenda-viewers">anti-gun push</a>, CNN analyst David Gergen praised Bill Clinton's "guts" for standing up for gun control, on Tuesday's Anderson Cooper 360.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gergen-praises-clintons-leadership-gun-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill Clinton CNN David Gergen Democrats Gun Control Guns John Avlon Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:25:29 +0000 matt.hadro 40736 at http://mrc.org CNN's Gergen: GOP Candidates Sound Like 'Four White Guys' Telling Women 'We're Going to Control Your Lives' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gergen-gop-candidates-sound-four-white-guys-telling-women-were-going-control-your-li <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> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/Gergen-CNN%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />CNN political analyst David Gergen gave some harsh criticism of the Republican presidential candidates' discussion of contraception at Wednesday night's GOP debate. Gergen thought the debate over contraception could be quite hurtful to the candidates' chances come the November election.</p><p>"For a lot of women it sounds like four white guys who are out there telling them, 'Here’s how we’re going to control your lives'," Gergen maintained in his post-debate analysis.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-gergen-gop-candidates-sound-four-white-guys-telling-women-were-going-control-your-li" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Anderson Cooper 360 Birth Control CNN contraception David Gergen Election 2012 Republicans Thu, 23 Feb 2012 23:39:14 +0000 matt.hadro 39237 at http://mrc.org