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Former NYT Editor Howell Raines Drums Fox News Out of Journalism for Anti-Obama 'Propaganda '

Former New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines accuses Fox News of "a propaganda campaign against the Obama administration" that's "without precedent in our modern political history" and ...

ABC Features Chorus of Liberal Voices to Sympathize with Patrick Kennedy, Eric Massa

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday moderated a group of mostly liberal voices to sympathize with Democratic Congressman Patrick Kennedy and, at times, former Representative ...

Scarborough Sex Scandal Double Standard On Hastert vs Pelosi

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, on Friday's Today show, remarked how similar the Eric Massa case was to the Mark Foley sex scandal in 2006, and back then Scarborough went with Matt Lauer's premise that ...

Lefty Jon Stewart Hits Bush Speechwriter for Living in 'Selective World,' Tells Him to Respond on Internet

Liberal comedian Jon Stewart featured a rare conservative voice on Tuesday's Daily Show, former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen. As he often does during the occasions he talks to right-leaning ...

USA Today Lends Helping Hand to Battered "ClimateGate" Scientist

Four months after "ClimateGate" exposed top climate scientists trying to manipulate data and suppress dissent, USA Today has brought forth a front-page feature article that seems aimed at ...

CBS's Smith Touts Anti-War Film 'Green Zone' As 'Bourne Meets Hurt Locker'

In an interview with Matt Damon near the end of Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith helped promote the actor's latest film, 'Green Zone,' which attacks the Bush administration over the ...

ABC's Jake Tapper Shoehorns Patrick Kennedy Rant Into Unrelated Health Care Story

Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Thursday forced a completely unrelated rant by Representative Patrick Kennedy into a story entirely on health care. The Rhode Island Democrat's March 10 ...

NBC's Williams Showcases 'Gripping' Kennedy Screaming Against Media from the Left

Wednesday's NBC Nightly News made time to showcase an unhinged liberal Democrat, Representative Patrick Kennedy, screaming against the media during House floor remarks in favor of a Dennis ...

MSNBC's Shuster Remembers Left-Wing Activist 'Granny D' As 'An American Treasure'

In his "Notebook" segment at the end of the 3PM ET hour on MSNBC Wednesday, anchor David Shuster took a moment to commemorate the passing of a "hero" of his, well-known liberal advocate Doris ...

NY Times: Double Standards on 'Demonizing' Justice Dept. Lawyers

The Times stands up for Obama administration lawyers who had previously defended Al Qaeda detainees at Guantanamo, fiercely attacking a conservative group for making their service an issue. Yet ...
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