Psy http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22195/all en Merry Christmas, America-Haters? http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/merry-christmas-america-haters <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> When TNT was preparing its annual special “Christmas in Washington” with the President of the United States, you’d think the last star musician they would consider to join the official caroling would be Psy, the South Korean rapper. What on Earth is Christmasy about this man’s invisible-horse-riding dance to his dorky disco-rap hit “Gangnam Style”? It’s not exactly the natural flip-side to “O Holy Night.” But TNT couldn’t resist this year’s YouTube sensation.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/merry-christmas-america-haters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Psy TNT Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:40:35 +0000 tim.graham 42051 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Rushes to Obama's Defense: President 'Had No Say Over' Psy Performing at Christmas Concert http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-rushes-obamas-defense-president-had-no-say-over-psy-performing-christmas-concert <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Eager to insulate President Obama from controversy surrounding past anti-American comments by Korean pop star Psy, who performed at the annual Christmas in Washington charity concert attended by the First Family, on Tuesday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander proclaimed: <strong>"And of course, the President had no say over who the private charity chose to invite."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2012-12-11-NBC-TDAY-Alexander.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-rushes-obamas-defense-president-had-no-say-over-psy-performing-christmas-concert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama NBC Peter Alexander Psy Today Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:56:02 +0000 kyle.drennen 42017 at http://www.mrc.org