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CBS's Smith Cues Up Sebelius to Recite Health Care Talking Points

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show co-host Harry Smith repeated liberal talking points while asking Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about President Obama's plan to nationalize the ...

Shuster Absurdly Says Cheney 'Didn't Know' About Al-Qaeda Pre-9/11

David Shuster, substitute hosting for Chris Matthews on Tuesday's Hardball, absurdly asserted that Dick Cheney "didn't know" about al-Qaeda before 9/11.

Tina Brown Slams Dick Cheney's 'Crazy Jihad' and 'Hate-Fest'

Former New Yorker editor Tina Brown appeared on Tuesday's Morning Joe on MSNBC to rail against the "crazy jihad" and "one-man...hate-fest" of Dick Cheney. Brown, who is now the editor of the Daily ...

Koppel: 'Enhanced Interrogation' Like 'Rape Is Enhanced Seduction'

Former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel took to BBC's World News America newscast on Monday night to denounce former Vice President Dick Cheney as Koppel declared U.S. policy should be that "torture is ...

CBS's Smith Defends Sykes Over Her Nasty Anti-Limbaugh 'Joke'

Talking about Wanda Sykes' nasty anti-Limbaugh "joke" at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Association dinner ("I think maybe Rush Limbaugh was the 20th hijacker, but he was just so ...

Sawyer Skips Controversy for 'Angels Demons'; Grilled Mel Gibson

Angels Demons star Tom Hanks received zero critical questions or challenges when he appeared on Monday's Good Morning America to promote a movie that features the Catholic Church ordering a ...

Time Mag Blames 'Extremely Conservative Ideas' for GOP Decline

How many times can you use the discrediting term "extremely," suggesting "extremist" positions, in a single sentence describing the state of the Republican Party? Three, if you're writing Time ...

To Schieffer's Astonishment, Cheney: 'I'd Go with Rush Limbaugh'

To Bob Schieffer's astonishment, when he wrapped up his Sunday interview by asking former Vice President Dick Cheney where he comes down between Rush Limbaugh and Colin Powell who both say the ...
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