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On Hardball: Journalist Links Rush Limbaugh to Holocaust Museum Shooting

Salon.com's Joan Walsh, on Wednesday's Hardball, cited "conservatives" like Rush Limbaugh, Michelle Malkin and Bill O'Reilly for "whipping up" a climate that sparks the likes of the Holocaust ...

Star-Struck Reporter Sees Obamas Turning DC Into 'Hollywood On The Potomac'

CBS correspondent Thalia Assuras touted the celebrity status of the Obamas on Wednesday: "The paparazzi and the press corps treat them like movie stars. They're on magazine covers and in fashion ...

ABC 'Exclusive': Sotomayor's Brother Says She Loves to Party

In what seemed a campaign commercial for Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination, ABC's Claire Shipman on Wednesday narrated an "exclusive" profile of Sotomayor's brother about his ...

Cafferty: Listen to Palin or Gingrich? 'Or Just Stick Needles in Your Eyes?'

To hearty laughter from what sounded like anchor Wolf Blitzer (who would have a live mike, but listen and judge for yourself), CNN's Jack Cafferty on Tuesday afternoon asked on The Situation Room ...

Reagan the 'Moses of...Greedy White Men'; Beat Reagan Statue with Shoe Like Saddam's?

On HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, D.L. Hughley insisted "you never saw drugs or drive-byes or homeless people" in inner-cities before Reagan "cut" social programs and became "the Moses ...

CBS's Early Show Gushes Over Obama Date Night In Paris

On Monday, CBS correspondent Richard Roth gave a glowing report on President and Michelle Obama in Paris: "The big tourist treat in Paris this weekend was for the tourists treated to a sight of ...

Comedian on Today Show Trashes Sarah Palin: She's 'Very Much Like Herpes'

VH1 comedian Chuck Nice appeared on Tuesday's Today show and compared Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to the sexually transmitted disease herpes. He mocked: "But, Sarah Palin to the GOP, this is what ...

Matthews Compares Dick Cheney to Movie Monster Freddy Krueger

Continuing his obsession with Dick Cheney, Hardball host Chris Matthews on Monday compared the former Vice President to movie monster Freddy Krueger, a child-murdering serial killer. After ...

Even Liberal Moyers Says NBC's Special Was 'Valentine' to Obama

Conservative talk-show hosts and bloggers have been hammering away at the gooey NBC News Inside the White House specials with Brian Williams adoring Obama. But Williams also drew fire from the ...

CBS: Obama's 'Elegant Words' May Prevent 'Another D-Day'

On CBS's Sunday Morning, White House correspondent Chip Reid gave a glowing review of President Obama's overseas trip: "A trip laden with symbolism and elegant words, asking the world to look ...
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