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Inane Image of the Weekend? ABC Features Woman in Bikini Wearing a Gas Mask on Alabama Beach

ABC News found a picture they couldn't resist showcasing, no matter how much it exaggerates the dangers from the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. Both Good Morning America and World News on Sunday ...

Huffington on ABC's This Week: 'Absolutely a Thousand Percent Bush-Cheney's Fault'

"Sooner or later, we'll blame this on George W. Bush," George Will presciently predicted on Sunday's Week during the roundtable's look as how President Barack Obama is handling the gulf oil leak. ...

Helen Thomas: Israeli Jews Should 'Go Home' to Germany; Long List of Liberal Eruptions

Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas was captured on video telling an interviewer that Israeli Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" and "go home" to Germany and Poland. Thomas ...

Limbaugh Wedding Vicodin, Reagan Only 'Acted' Like a President, Maher Defends Palin But Yearns for More Gore

I watch HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher so you don't have to. The most-noteworthy vitriol from Friday night's show that I tweeted last night - seven quotes, in sequence, you can read in less than ...

CBS Feigns Concern for How Tea Party Candidates Are Detriment to Republicans

"Up next, why some Republicans are starting to wish the Tea Party was over," Katie Couric teased Friday night as CBS feigned concern over how Tea Party candidates are too "extreme" to win. CBS's ...

Linda Greenhouse's 'Feelings of Relief and Joy' on Souter's Apparent Attack on Justice Scalia

The New York Times' former Supreme Court reporter floats away on a David Souter-powered steamcloud of joy, listening to the retired Supreme Court justice's Harvard address criticizing the judicial ...

CBS's Schieffer: If Oil Leak Plugged, White House Job Scandals Will 'Go Away'

On Friday's CBS Early Show, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer argued that if the Gulf oil spill could be stopped, the scandal of the Obama administration offering jobs to Democratic senate ...

Stunner! Liberal Journalists Compare Obama to...Jimmy Carter

Things must really be going bad for Barack Obama if the likes of longtime liberal journalists Mark Halperin and Jonathan Alter are comparing him to that glorious failure of a president - Jimmy ...

CNN's Obama Interview: LeBron, McCartney In; Sestak, Economy Out

CNN's Larry King completely left out the major topic of the White House's continuing obfuscation on the Sestak and Romanoff controversies and barely mentioned the economy during his interview of ...

CBS: Memos Show Kagan 'Stood Shoulder to Shoulder with the Liberal Left'

On Thursday's CBS Evening News, correspondent Jan Crawford recounted memos that show Elena Kagan has a history of taking solidly liberal positions on several issues: "Documents buried in Thurgood ...
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