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Jack Cafferty Tosses Idea That Earth Could Actually Be Cooling

CNN's Jack Cafferty highlighted the research of "some scientists [who] insist the earth is entering a cooling trend" in a commentary on CNN.com. Cafferty detailed the harsh winter weather in the ...

George Stephanopoulos Sneers at Palin's Interview With O'Reilly: She Was in 'Pretty Loving Hands'

Former Democratic aide turned Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday derided Sarah Palin's debut as a Fox News analyst, asserting that she "was in pretty loving hands there ...

CBS 'Early Show' Hosts: Palin Could Be Conan O'Brien's Sidekick on Fox

While speculating that Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien may move to Fox in the wake of NBC shaking up its late night schedule, on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez referred to ...

Newsweek's Fineman: GOP Has 'Terrible Record' on Race; 'Pretty Much Everybody' Favors Dems

Talking about Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid's "Negro dialect" crack about Barack Obama on MSNBC's Countdown Tuesday night, Newsweek's Howard Fineman suggested "pretty much" all Americans ...

Matthews: Neo-Cons Took Cruise to Alaska to Find Empty Headed Palin

Provoked by charges made in Game Change that Sarah Palin had to be tutored in foreign policy, Chris Matthews, on Tuesday's Hardball, took shot after shot at the former vice presidential ...

Obama Once Again 'Thrust Into the Role of America's Racial Referee,' Proclaims ABC's Dan Harris

Good Morning America reporter Dan Harris on Tuesday lamented the fact that Barack Obama has "repeatedly been thrust into the role of America's racial referee," this time over Senate Majority ...

CNN's Cooper Actually Deviates from Palin With 'Game Change' Authors

On Monday's Anderson Cooper 360, CNN's Anderson Cooper extensively questioned authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann about their new book "Game Change" on subjects other than Sarah Palin, unlike ...

CBS 'Early Show' Wonders: 'Is the Reid Story Over?'

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith followed President Obama's lead by wondering if it was time to move on from the Harry Reid racial controversy, as he asked Republican strategist ...

Awed Actress Meryl Streep 'Star-Struck' by Barack and Michelle Obama

"Hollywood actress Meryl Streep has admitted that the only person she has been star-struck by is U.S. President Barack Obama," an India Times item posted on Sunday reported, quoting the actress: ...

NBC's Mitchell: Iraq and Afghan Wars Have 'Hurt' Us in Terrorism Fight

NBC's Andrea Mitchell, on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show over the weekend, claimed that the United States' wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have not helped in the fight against terrorism, going as ...
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