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Nets Which Promoted NAACP's Attack on Tea Party Treat Sherrod as Victim; NBC First to Voter Intimidation

ABC and CBS last week jumped to advance the NAACP's charge of racism within the Tea Party movement. On Tuesday night, however, the newscasts had a sudden concern for the accuracy of the racism ...

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski Gushingly Admits: Joe Biden Is 'Our Guy,' Also, 'I Love Him'

"Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski began Monday's show by gushing over Joe Biden, enthusing that the Vice President is "our guy." She also rhapsodized, "I love him" [MP3 audio available here]. ...

Media Liberals on 'JournoList' Plotted to Bury the Jeremiah Wright Story

The Daily Caller website exposed a conversation on the JournoList e-mails on Tuesday showing how much liberal scribes wanted the Jeremiah Wright story to be dead and buried in the spring of 2008.

CBS Celebrates: Democrats 'Won A Major Battle' On Unemployment Benefits

After the network pushed Congress for weeks to extend unemployment benefits, CBS's Early Show cheered the expected passage of the legislation on Tuesday. Co-host Harry Smith noted how Democrats ...

ABC's Claire Shipman Laments Lack of Political Will to Extend Unemployment Benefits Beyond 99 Weeks

Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Tuesday delivered a one-sided report on unemployment benefits and the fact that they end after 99 weeks. Reporting on those who have reached the limit, the ...

Today Show Highlights Sarah Palin's 'Refudiate,' Skipped Biden Gaffe

NBC's Peter Alexander, on Tuesday's Today show, mocked Sarah Palin for making up a word, 'refudiate' in her tweets about the Ground Zero mosque controversy. However when Joe Biden, the gaffe ...

Matt Lauer Turns Into Deficit Hawk, Asks Gingrich About 'Funny Math'

NBC's Matt Lauer, suddenly turned into a deficit hawk, when he invited on Newt Gingrich on Tuesday's Today show, to discuss the GOP's refusal to extend unemployment benefits without paying for ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Grills Michele Bachmann: Will Tea Party 'Undermine' GOP Chances?

One day after suggesting that terrorist attacks during Barack Obama's watch be "set aside," Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos grilled Michelle Bachmann, forcing her to respond for every ...

Matthews to Tea Party: Tear Down Those Racist Signs and Then I'll Believe You!

Chris Matthews, on Monday's Hardball, actually reported on two different Tea Party organizations condemning Mark Williams, of Tea Party Express, for penning a racially charged satire, however ...

CNN's Rick Sanchez: Nixon/Kennedy Debate Took Place in 1962?

Rick Sanchez stumbled again on-air on his CNN program on Monday, getting the year of the famous Kennedy-Nixon television debate wrong by a margin of two years. Sanchez, who was trying to describe ...
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