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In Poll on the State of the GOP, Wash Post Buries Anger Over Liberal Bias in Paragraph 36

In a 10,500 word story on the state of the Republican Party, Washington Post writers on Monday waited until paragraph 36 of a 37 paragraph article to highlight the overwhelming belief that the ...

60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll Asks If Obama Should Be Added to Mt. Rushmore

The first question in a poll conducted by CBS's 60 Minutes and Vanity Fair magazine asked Americans to nominate a fifth face for Mt. Rushmore and included Barack Obama among the contenders. While ...

CBS's Face the Nation Worries 'Moderates' Excluded from GOP in 'Suicide Pact'

CBS devoted half of Sunday's Face the Nation to the pressing question of "divisions within the Republican Party: Is there room for moderates?" Fill-in host Harry Smith posed loaded questions, such ...

FNC Reports Plight of Navy SEAL Heroes Charged with Prisoner Abuse

In the past several days, FNC has given attention to the plight of three Navy SEALs who helped capture one of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq ' a man named Ahmed Hashim Abed who is believed to ...

Nets Ignore Climategate While FNC CNN Report, CNN Dismisses Relevance

Even though all three of Wednesday's broadcast network evening newscasts reported on President Obama's decision to attend the climate change summit in Copenhagen, they also continued to ignore ...

Actress Playing Alien Leader Would 'Love to Meet' the 'Charming' and 'Smart' Obama

Actress Morena Baccarin, who plays "Anna," the leader of the malevolent aliens on ABC's sci-fi 'V' series, told USA Today that "I would love to meet Obama" since he's "charming" and a "smart, ...

CBS's Smith Frets Over Left-Wing Opposition to Obama Afghanistan Strategy

Speaking with Brookings Institution analyst Michael O'Hanlon on Tuesday about President Obama's upcoming decision to increase troop levels in Afghanistan, CBS Early Show co-host Harry Smith ...

Nets That Touted 'Deniers' 'Conspiracy,' Now Mum on Left's Global Warming Distortions

So far, the broadcast networks haven't uttered a single word about revelations showing scientists on the left-wing side of the global warming debate plotting to hide data and silence those on the ...

NBC Takes Up Kennedy vs. Catholic Church 'Crossing the Line' Into 'Political Blackmail'

Monday's NBC Nightly News took up the story of liberal Rep. Patrick Kennedy's public feud with the Catholic Church, and NBC's Ron Allen implied something improper in how "the Catholic Church is ...

CBS Catches Up with Conservatives and Realizes Obama Has 'Credibility' Problem

Long after conservatives and the American people figured it out, CBS on Monday night came to the realization President Barack Obama has a "credibility" problem fueled by the "disconnect" between ...
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