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Bad Polls for Obama; CBS Finds Bright Spots, NBC Skates Over Devastating Judgment

CBS and NBC released polls Wed. that illustrated how the public is moving against President Obama on health as his overall approval fell to its lowest-ever level. But while both conveyed the bad ...

Following NBC's Lead, CBS Touts White House 'Beer Summit'

After NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams fawned Tuesday over President Obama planning to have a beer with Sergeant Crowley and Professor Gates, on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry ...

CBS Early Show Details Obama Summer Vacation Plans

Taking a break from President Obama's failing health care plan or the Henry Gates controversy, at the top of Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez focused on a more important story: ...

ABC Buries Democratic IDs in Story on Massive Dem Corruption in NJ

ABC's Ron Claiborne on Saturday managed to file a report on vast Democratic corruption in the state of New Jersey and, at the same time, not once use the word Democrat. While reporting on an ...

Lauer to Malkin: Will 'No' Votes on Sotomayor Hurt GOP with Hispanics?

NBC's Matt Lauer, on Wednesday's Today show, invited on conservative columnist and author Michelle Malkin to discuss several topics ranging from Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s arrest to Malkin's critique ...

Revolving Door from Journalism to Team Obama Now Up to a Dozen

With the revelation that Newsweek Washington bureau reporter Daren Briscoe will start a new job on Monday as Deputy Associate Director of Public Affairs for the Office of National Drug Control ...

Williams Gets Cute Over 'Beer Summit' at the White House

Extending the auspices of NBC News to provide some damage control help to President Obama's damage control-inspired meeting at the White House, Brian Williams announced: "Professor Gates reported ...

NY Times 'Ethicist' Wants Henry Louis Gates to Sue the Police

Randy Cohen loves lawsuits: "We Americans are often mocked for being overly litigious, but we are not nearly litigious enough." New York Times "Ethicist" columnist Randy Cohen jumped in to the ...

Bill Maher Pushes For ObamaCare; Bashes 'Stupid' U.S.

HBO's Bill Maher, after being asked during a segment on Monday's Situation Room on CNN to explain his recent "soulless vampire bastards" moniker of the current health care system, pushed for ...

Bill Moyers Indicts Limbaugh, Others for 'Inciting Riots in the Public Mind'

PBS omnipresence Bill Moyers unleashed his anger at Rush Limbaugh and other conservative talk radio hosts on Friday night's Bill Moyers Journal, suggesting they "scream like martyrs being ...
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