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Steinhauer Cites Conservative Rep. Allen West's 'Incendiary Remarks,' 'Hard-Right' Stands

Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer says that Republican Allen West of Florida "is frequently featured on the Fox News Channel and in other conservative settings where he enjoys explaining, reiterating ...

'Confused' Chuck Todd: Don't Blame Obama for Rising Gas Prices

MSNBC's Chuck Todd rattled off a list of reasons to explain the sharp rise in the price of oil ' none of which included Barack Obama's offshore drilling moratorium ' and was "confused" about why ...

Brian Williams Wonders If Tornadoes Caused by 'Something We Have Done?'

Like clockwork, an unusual weather event occurs and some shallow journalists immediately leap to speculating about global warming ' even accusing humankind of causing the event. On Thursday night, ...

Chris Matthews Smears: 'Haters' Now 'Have a Party to Call All Their Own, the GOP'

MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews on Thursday continued to obsess over his favorite issue, the birthers. He excoriated the Republican Party, smearing that the "haters" now "have a party to call all ...

CBS and MSNBC Both Falsely Claim Obama First President to Have Citizenship Questioned

Both CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell incorrectly asserted that President Obama is the only President in U.S. history who has had his citizenship doubted. In ...

Eliot 'I'm Not Biased' Spitzer: 'I Don't Think There Is Any Such Thing as Objectivity'

In an interview with FishbowlNY Wednesday, CNN's Eliot Spitzer dismissed any claim to objectivity in his reporting and wouldn't say whether he regarded himself as a commentator or a journalist. ...

NBC Uses Left-Wing Hollywood Fantasy to Cheerlead for Obama

In a report designed to separate fact from fiction on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie decided to blur fantasy and reality as she compared President Obama's ...

Editorial Plays Race Card on 'Birthers,' Falsely Claims Origin on 'Radical Right'

The Times can't believe it: "The disbelief fairly dripped from Mr. Obama as he stood at the West Wing lectern. People are out of work, American soldiers are dying overseas and here were cameras to ...

NPR Falsely Claims Vieira 'Passively' Dealt With Trump's Birtherism

On Wednesday's All Things Considered, NPR's David Folkenflik erroneously claimed that NBC's Meredith Vieira "notably failed to contradict Donald Trump or others casting doubt on where Mr. Obama ...

Times Flubs Timeline of 'Birther' Myth: First Spread by Hillary Clinton Supporters in 2008

A front-page story said Obama's release of his birth certificate "allowed him to cast his political opponents as focused on the trivial at a time when the nation is facing more important issues," ...