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CBS Highlights Tea Party Rallies, But Also Plays Up Bad Poll Numbers

CBS's Jan Crawford spotlighted the Tea Party movement on Monday's Early Show, but also played up how it might present a "challenge" for potential Republican presidential candidates due its ...

Times Leaps on Gov. Christie's Mild 'Violent Imagery,' Ignores Much Harsher Democratic Attacks on GOP Pols

Christie's metaphor to reporters about "taking a bat" to a Democratic critic gets a full story in the Times. Yet Democratic pols who talk about "blowing the brains out" of one Republican, or ...

Keller Claims He Doesn't Take Stands Against Wars, But Said Iraq 'Going Very Badly' in 2007

Executive Editor Bill Keller: "As editor of The Times, I don't take stands for or against wars, old ones in Iraq or new ones in Libya, lest my opinions be mistaken for the guiding doctrine of our ...

The Times Just Keeps Getting the Max Cleland Ad Wrong

Jackie Calmes: "For many actual Democrats, Mr. Chambliss remains negatively defined by his 2002 defeat of Senator Max Cleland, a triple-amputee veteran of Vietnam, after a campaign that included ...

The Times Just Keeps Getting the Max Cleland Ad Wrong

Jackie Calmes: "For many actual Democrats, Mr. Chambliss remains negatively defined by his 2002 defeat of Senator Max Cleland, a triple-amputee veteran of Vietnam, after a campaign that included ...

Low Class ABC Giggles About Donald Trump's 'Big' 'Enormous,' 'Size'

A winking John Berman on Monday used only a little subtlety as he mocked Donald Trump for his "enormous" "size." The Good Morning America reporter turned financial comments by the businessman into ...

PBS's Tavis Smiley Claims 2011 Budget Deal 'An Immoral Document'

As part of the political panel on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, PBS host Tavis Smiley decried the recent budget deal in Congress to fund the government through the rest of 2011: "I believe that ...

CBS Rues Unfairness of Rich Not Paying Enough Without Noting More Than a Third of Americans Pay Nothing

CBS News on Sunday morning managed to examine incongruities in the U.S. tax system, highlighting those ' including a former New York Times reporter ' who think the wealthy aren't paying enough, ...

Befuddled Bob Schieffer: 'Why Do These Rich People Need Another Tax Cut? They're Already Rich'

"Why do these rich people need another tax cut?" Bob Schieffer demanded of his guest on Sunday morning's Face the Nation, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan. Conveying his no-so-profound economic ...

Ben Stein Blames 'Excessive Tax Cuts' & 'Voodoo Economics' for Deficit, Hails 'Grown-ups Like Bill Clinton'

During a commentary on CBS's Sunday Morning show, right-leaning actor and economist Ben Stein blamed "excessive tax cuts" enacted by President Bush and congressional Republicans for "starting the ...