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Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 'Hounded' with 'Intensity' by Sexist Anti-Abortion Conservatives

Douglas Martin claims sexism on the part of pro-lifers: "The abortion issue, magnified because she was Roman Catholic and a woman, plagued her campaign. Though she opposed the procedure ...

The Atheist Mormon-Trashing Musical

Perpetual immaturity from the creators of "South Park."

NPR Slants 7 to 2 Towards Backers of Federal Funding of Public Broadcasting

On Thursday's All Things Considered, NPR's Jim Zarroli vouched for continuing federal funding of public broadcasting by lining up seven sound bites from three supporters of the medium, versus only ...

CBS Wonders if U.S. 'Transfer of Power' in Libya Has 'Brushed Back' Criticism of Obama

On Friday's CBS Early Show, the network did its first full segment on criticism of the Obama administration's Libya policy, with co-host Chris Wragge declaring: "As the transfer of power gets set ...

No Lock-Out Coverage for Obama, But Bush's Door Flub Was Front-Page News

In 2005, the Times published a four-panel picture on the front page that extended over two columns showing President Bush trying to exit a press conference in Beijing through a locked door...but ...

Jerusalem Bureau Chief Pits 'J Street' Doves vs. Hawks of 'Extreme Right'

Ethan Bronner: "[Professor Shlomo Avineri] added that the extreme right in Israel had always insisted that criticism of Israeli policy was unpatriotic. Now, the extreme right has more power than ...

Obit Writer Sees Communist as 'Educator,' Conservative as 'Far Right...Unbending Ideologue'

For Times obituary writer Bruce Weber, Communist Angela Davis is merely an "activist and educator," but the late conservative activist Paul Weyrich was "one of the far right's most unbending ...

Brian Williams Spins for Obama on 'Late Night,' Then Declares: 'I Don't Work' for White House

A defensive Brian Williams appeared on Wednesday's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to explain away Barack Obama's handling of the situation in Libya. He also hit the show's for having a "political ...

MSNBC Resorts to Using 12-Year-Old Boy Health Care Activist to Plug for ObamaCare

On the one-year anniversary of the health care law, MSNBC thought it fitting to bring on a boy who championed the bill and give him a platform. Anchor Andrea Mitchell hosted 12-year-old activist ...

Obama More 'Hawkish' Than Bush, Yet Better at Carrying Out His Policies Say 'Morning Joe' Pundits

Is Obama more 'hawkish' and yet more charming than his immediate predecessor? Apparently so, claimed Time's Mark Halperin and MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski on Thursday's edition of Morning Joe.