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Letterman Glows to Obama: 'I Can't Tell You How Satisfying It Is to Watch You Work'

David Letterman, who still regularly ridicules former President George W. Bush, didn't hide his affinity for Barack Obama during his Monday night Late Show interview of the President. "I can't ...

CBS's Greenfield: Is Right-Wing 'Militancy' A Dilemma for GOP?

Reporting for CBS's Sunday Morning, political analyst Jeff Greenfield wondered about the impact of nationwide ant-Obama protests: "Does this new militancy on the Right pose an opportunity for the ...

MSNBC Hosts and Guests Lobby: 'Time to Move On' From ACORN; Dismiss Scandal

On Monday's Morning Meeting, MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan and his journalist guests expressed frustration that the ACORN scandal hasn't gone away. Politico correspondent Mike Allen lobbied, "...It's time ...

Obama Blitz Roundup: 'Meanness' on Right, Pelosi's Warning, Only ABC Raises ACORN

In the series of network interviews recorded Friday at the White House for airing on the ABC, CBS, CNN and NBC Sunday morning interview shows, all highlighted Jimmy Carter's charge that racism is ...

Obama's 'Extraordinary Media Blitz' Begins Friday Night with Focus on Racism Charge

TV network journalists Friday night marveled at President Obama's "media blitz" on health even as they reveled in it as they made the very "blitz" and clips from the interviews (conducted Friday ...

MSNBC's Matthews Whines: 'Right-Wing Crap' On Best Seller List

While concluding a segment on racism involved in anti-Obama protests, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews promoted the book of one of his guests, liberal historian Douglas Brinkley, and proceeded ...

NPR's Schorr: ObamaCare Would 'Save Many Lives,' So Why Fuss Over Aliens?

On Wednesday, NPR "senior news analyst" Daniel Schorr insisted nationalized health care "would save many lives," and all those rumbles from the right about providing taxpayer-subsidized abortions ...

CBS Early Show: Michelle Obama 'Stealth Weapon' In Health Care Debate

On Friday's CBS Early Show, White House correspondent Bill Plante highlighted President Obama's latest media blitz on health care reform and touted a new piece of the PR arsenal: "The President ...

ABC's Jonathan Karl Hits Stimulus Waste; Derides Murtha Airport as a 'Ghost Town'

ABC's Jonathan Karl on Friday attacked wasteful government spending of stimulus money, even going to the John Murtha Airport in Western Pennsylvania, which he derided as a "ghost town." Providing ...

CBS Disguises Single-Payer Group's 45,000 Deaths Claim as a 'Harvard' Study

Trying to boost the rationale for ObamaCare, Thursday's CBS Evening News ran two stories from far-left sources, but disguised the agenda behind both. Katie Couric announced that "while the debate ...
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