CharlieCrist http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4614/all en Florida Tea Partiers Akin to Angry Bulls, Charging at Gov. Crist's 'Moderate Apostasy' http://www.mrc.org/articles/florida-tea-partiers-akin-angry-bulls-charging-gov-crists-moderate-apostasy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Trip Gabriel likens Tea Party conservatives to angry bulls: &quot;As he moved to consolidate the conservative base behind him, Newt Gingrich waved the red cape of a former Florida governor who quit the Republican Party and lost to the Tea Party favorite Marco Rubio - a line that got a big reaction from crowds who have not forgotten that act of moderate apostasy.&quot; </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Right from the start, Trip Gabriel's accounting of Newt Gingrich's campaign ride through Florida cast a overdramatic and condescending color on conservatives: '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/25/us/politics/gingrich-tries-to-lure-tea-party-support-in-florida.html">Gingrich Tries to Lure Tea Party Support in Florida</a>.'</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/florida-tea-partiers-akin-angry-bulls-charging-gov-crists-moderate-apostasy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2012 CharlieCrist Florida liberalmediabias NewtGingrich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch TripGabriel Wed, 25 Jan 2012 21:03:00 +0000 38795 at http://www.mrc.org Crist Wins Over 'Compassionate Conservatives' By Vetoing Pro-Life Bill? http://www.mrc.org/articles/crist-wins-over-compassionate-conservatives-vetoing-pro-life-bill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Damien Cave&#039;s dubious claim: &quot;[Crist] said financial and medical measures that make it harder for women to end their pregnancies &#039;do not change hearts, which is the only true and effective way to ensure that a new life coming into the world is loved.&#039; Compassionate conservatives and parents of all persuasions may be hard pressed to disagree.&quot; </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>"<b>Compassionate conservatives...may be hard pressed to disagree</b>" with Charlie Crist's veto of a bill supported by the pro-life movement, Miami-based reporter Damien Cave argued on Saturday. He thinks Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, under fire from the right, has effectively threaded the needle with his explanation of his veto of a bill popular with the pro-life movement in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/12/us/politics/12ultrasound.html?ref=damien_cave">Florida Governor Vetoes Abortion Ultrasound Bill</a>." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/crist-wins-over-compassionate-conservatives-vetoing-pro-life-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Abortion CharlieCrist DamienCave liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Ultrasound Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:07:00 +0000 admin 7647 at http://www.mrc.org Charlie Crist Wasn't 'Purged' http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/charlie-crist-wasnt-purged <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There was no &quot;Stalinesque purge of moderates&quot; when Gov. Charlie Crist decided to drop his losing GOP primary campaign for the U.S Senate and run as an independent. But the media loves the purge storyline too much to let it go. </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 id="TixyyLink" style="border: medium none; overflow: hidden; text-align: left; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; text-decoration: none;"> Everyone knows that the quickest way to become a popular Republican in the media's eyes is to denounce the Republicans as too extreme and conservative. The latest example is Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who became an instant media sensation when he abandoned his dreadfully losing GOP campaign for the U.S. Senate to run as an independent. Chris Matthews pushed the storyline as a "Stalinesque purge" of moderates. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/charlie-crist-wasnt-purged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division ArlenSpecter BlancheLincoln BrentBozell CharlieCrist Tue, 04 May 2010 21:56:00 +0000 admin 4772 at http://www.mrc.org Vieira to Rubio: Are You Being 'Manipulated' By the Tea Party? http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/vieira-rubio-are-you-being-manipulated-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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd6U4zpruz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;a=0" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="194" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd6U4zpruz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;a=0&amp;sm=1"></embed></object></div></div><div style="float: right;"></div><p>Both Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist appeared live on Friday's Today show, </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/vieira-rubio-are-you-being-manipulated-tea-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CharlieCrist liberalmediabias MarcoRubio MeredithVieira Fri, 30 Apr 2010 15:28:00 +0000 36035 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC: Charlie Crist Independent Run Shows GOP Pushing Out Moderates http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbc-charlie-crist-independent-run-shows-gop-pushing-out-moderates <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-04-29-MSNBC-Hall.jpg" /></div><p>During Thursday's 11AM ET hour on MSNBC, anchor Tamron Hall asked former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean about Florida Governor Charlie Crist's expected announcement to run as an independent in that state's senate race: <b>"Is this a sign that people, perhaps centrists or moderates, like Charlie Crist, have no place in this new emerging Republican Party?" </b><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/msnbc-charlie-crist-independent-run-shows-gop-pushing-out-moderates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AndreaMitchell BiasAlert CharlieCrist FloridaSenateRace liberalmediabias moderates MSNBC Republicans TamronHall Thu, 29 Apr 2010 22:15:00 +0000 36031 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Thrills Over 'Rising Star' Charlie Crist's 'Declaration of Independence' From GOP, Grilled Lieberman http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-thrills-over-rising-star-charlie-crists-declaration-independence-gop-grilled-lieberm <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;"><object width="240" height="194"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdSUaGeukU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed width="240" height="194" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdSUaGeukU&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>ABC's Good Morning America on Thursday gushed over "rising star" Charlie Crist's decision to leave the Republican Party and run as an independent</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-thrills-over-rising-star-charlie-crists-declaration-independence-gop-grilled-lieberm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert CharlieCrist GeorgeStephanopoulos GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias Thu, 29 Apr 2010 18:18:00 +0000 36026 at http://www.mrc.org Could Crist Win as Independent in Florida, Hurt Tea Party? The Times Has Hope http://www.mrc.org/articles/could-crist-win-independent-florida-hurt-tea-party-times-has-hope <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times portrays Florida governor Charlie Crist, who may drop out of the Republican Party and run as an independent candidate for Senate, as a moderate &quot;pragmatist&quot; in the mode of...Obama? Will Crist win and hurt the Tea Party movement? The Times has its hopes. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/us/politics/22crist.html">Crist May Test Odds as an Outsider</a>," his Thursday "Political Memo" from Cocoa Beach, Fla, reporter Damien Cave sized up the election prospects of Florida's moderate Republican governor, Charlie Crist, locked in a tough battle in the Republican Senate primary with conservative Marco Rubio. But could Crist pull out a win as an independent candidate instead?<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/could-crist-win-independent-florida-hurt-tea-party-times-has-hope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2010 CharlieCrist Florida LabelingBias liberalmediabias MarcoRubio NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Senate TeaParty TimesWatch Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:57:00 +0000 admin 7522 at http://www.mrc.org Todd: Crist for President?; Remnick Reveals ObamaCare Passed to Gain New Democratic Voters http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/todd-crist-president-remnick-reveals-obamacare-passed-gain-new-democratic-voters <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/2010-04-16-HBO-RTBM-Remnick.jpg" /></div><p>Friday follies. Before the weekend ends, two quotes from journalists worth noting made on Friday night shows: <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/todd-crist-president-remnick-reveals-obamacare-passed-gain-new-democratic-voters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2010Congressional 2012Presidential BiasAlert CharlieCrist ChuckTodd DavidRemnick Hardball HBO'sRealTime liberalmediabias obamacare Mon, 19 Apr 2010 03:53:00 +0000 35984 at http://www.mrc.org Times Keeps Pushes the Myth of Missing Moderates in the G.O.P. http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-keeps-pushes-myth-missing-moderates-gop <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The mystery of the missing moderates: The &quot;moderate wing of the Republican Party in Florida and across the country is a very, very small group...if they exist at all, Times political profiler Mark Leibovich confidently proclaimed. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The moderate wing of the G.O.P. is a "very, very small group...if they exist at all," Times political profiler Mark Leibovich confidently proclaimed in a segment near the end of Friday's edition of Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show. <br /><br />Left-wing host Maddow interviewed Leibovich on his impending cover story for the Times Sunday Magazine, "The First Senator From the Tea Party?" featuring a picture of Republican insurgent Senate candidate Marco Rubio. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-keeps-pushes-myth-missing-moderates-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CharlieCrist Florida LabelingBias liberalmediabias MarcoRubio MarkLeibovich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias RachelMaddow Senate TimesWatch Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:16:00 +0000 admin 7297 at http://www.mrc.org Leibovich Mines Florida Tea Party for Paranoia While Pitying 'Pariah' Moderate Charlie Crist http://www.mrc.org/articles/leibovich-mines-florida-tea-party-paranoia-while-pitying-pariah-moderate-charlie-crist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times&#039; Mark Leibovich finds hecklers, racist anecdotes, and &quot;contempt for the president&quot; at a Florida tea party rally in a profile of the upcoming Florida Senate primary pitting Marco Rubio and a &quot;pariah breed of Republican&quot;: the moderate Gov. Charlie Crist. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Times dispatched its political personality profiler and snarkster-in-chief Mark Leibovich to Florida to report on the hot race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Mel Martinez. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/leibovich-mines-florida-tea-party-paranoia-while-pitying-pariah-moderate-charlie-crist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CharlieCrist Florida liberalmediabias MarcoRubio MarkLeibovich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Senate TimesWatch Thu, 07 Jan 2010 13:34:00 +0000 admin 7289 at http://www.mrc.org Network News Barely Considers Nuclear Option http://www.mrc.org/articles/network-news-barely-considers-nuclear-option <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It was 1979. Sony introduced its Walkman, the <st1:city w:st="on">Garfield</st1:city> comic debuted and Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">United Kingdom</st1:country-region></st1:place>. That same year, musicians Jackson Browne, Carly Simon, Bruce Springsteen and others banded together to fight nuclear energy with No Nukes concerts as a reaction to Three Mile Island.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/network-news-barely-considers-nuclear-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business abc AnneThompson BillRichardson BonnieRaitt BruceSpringsteen CarlySimon cbs CharlieCrist chernobyl DukeEnergy Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:53:00 +0000 admin 25991 at http://www.mrc.org