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Matthews Cries: 'Orgiastic' Right Wing 'Roots Against America!'

Chris Matthews, on Monday's Hardball, accused the right wing of achieving an "orgiastic level" of excitement in its rooting against Barack Obama to deliver the Olympics to Chicago. Matthews, ...

CBS's Schieffer: 'World Did Not End' After Obama's Olympic Failure

n a display of the ever lowering standards by which the media judge Barack Obama's presidency, on Sunday's CBS Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer downplayed the President's failed Olympic bid: ...

Gallup Poll: Media Seen as 'Too Liberal,' Untrustworthy

A Gallup poll released October 1 confirms that few Americans trust the media and about three times as many see the press as "too liberal" (45%) as opposed to "too conservative" (15%). Far more ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan: Conservatives Don't Care If 'Half the Country Dies' in Order to 'Take Down Obama'

Morning Meeting host Dylan Ratigan on Monday smeared conservatives, saying that the right doesn't care if "half the country dies" in order to "take down Obama" on health care. Ratigan made his ...

Shocked TV Journalists Absolve Obama, Insist IOC Rebuke Won't Hurt President

The broadcast evening networks all led Friday night not with the jump in the unemployment rate to 9.8%, but with the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) rejection of Chicago's bid, stories ...

Garofalo: Led by Limbaugh, 'Tea-Baggers' a 'White Power Movement' Motivated by 'Racism'

Janeane Garofalo used another media appearance to smear anti-Obama protesters as racists, this time, Friday night on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, insisting "it's obvious to anybody who has ...

ABC's de Nies Swears: Michelle Obama's 'Work Here Is Done' With 'Emotional' Olympic Appeal

On Friday, just hours before the International Olympic Committee rejected Barack Obama's appeal for Chicago to be awarded the 2016 Olympic games, ABC's Yunji de Nies swore that Michelle Obama and ...

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell Still In Favor of Obama Indoctrination

A week after aggressively defending school children in New Jersey literally singing Barack Obama's praises, on MSNBC on Friday, anchor Norah O'Donnell once again expressed her support of the song ...

Influential NY Times Editor Derides Anti-Tax Protesters as 'Tea-Baggers'

New York Times Week in Review and Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus, on Slate, useed a well-known lefty vulgarism: "Even today the right insists it is driven by ideas, even if the leading thinkers ...

ABC's Charlie Gibson in Chicago for 'Crushing' Olympic Defeat; 'Kick in the Pants' for Obama

World News host Charlie Gibson appeared bewildered on Friday as ABC broke into regular coverage to report the "stunning," crushing" news that Barack Obama had lost his bid to secure the 2016 ...
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