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Daily Beast's Avlon: CPAC's 'Saving Freedom' Theme 'A Little Extreme'

CNN regular and Daily Beast columnist John Avlon labeled "saving freedom," the theme for CPAC 2010, as "a little extreme" and "a little far out" on Thursday's Campbell Brown program and Friday's ...

At CPAC, NY Times Foreshadows Republican Troubles, Leaves Off Initial Racial Stereotype Charge

Reporter Kate Zernike's accusations of racial stereotyping by a speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference didn't make it into the print version of her story.

Olbermann Incorrectly Cites MRC's Bozell & Lumps w/ 'Racists in Right Wing'

On Thursday's Countdown, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann mixed up the Media Research Center with the group Accuracy in Media, as he linked MRC Founder and President Brent Bozell to an article criticizing ...

CBS Contends Democrats Victims of 'Incumbent Backlash,' Not Anti-Big Government Mood

Though polls and recent election results illustrate public antipathy to big government deficit spending and a preference for right-leaning Republicans, Thursday's CBS Evening News foresaw an ...

Newsweek: Chinese Oppression Good For Tibet

In a February 17 online article entitled "Charity Case," Newsweek's Issac Stone Fish declared: "Whether they like it or not, China has been very good for Tibetans." Fish's outrageous claim came on ...

Confused Matthews: What Does Patriot Mean These Days?!

On Wednesday's Hardball Chris Matthews brought on his liberal compatriot from Salon.com Joan Walsh to double team Let Freedom Ring's Colin Hanna and slander the tea partiers as racist nuts that ...

NYT's Gail Collins on Morning Joe Frets About 'Scary,' Angry Conservatives at CPAC

New York Times columnist Gail Collins appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Thursday, to worry about "scary," fringe conservatives who will be appearing at CPAC in Washington D.C. Picking out certain ...

ABC, CBS and NBC Verdict: Obama's 'Stimulus' a Success, CBS Frets Public Refuses to See It

On the one-year anniversary of the "stimulus" spending bill, ABC, CBS and NBC eagerly corroborated White House claims about how it "saved or created" many jobs, though they all offered a range of ...

The NY Times Goes AWOL on Latest 'Climate Change' Revelations

Notorious climate scientist Phil Jones recently confessed there has been no global warming since 1995. The Times has skipped that revelation, instead featuring columnist Thomas Friedman renaming ...

CBS's Smith Spends 'Quality Time' With Joe Biden; Helps Sell Stimulus 'Success'

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith teased an interview with the Vice President: "We got a great chance yesterday to spend some quality time with Vice President Joe Biden. He's got ...
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