Kyle Drennen

News Analyst

Kyle Drennen is a news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing writer to our NewsBusters blog. He joined the MRC in 2007 after graduating from Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science.

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Chris Matthews Speculates Herman Cain Sexually Harassed Women While Drunk

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews urged Herman Cain to admit to sexually harassing women and even predicted what the Republican front-runner might say: "I ...

Networks Pile On Cain: Will 'Bizarre' Response to Harassment Claims 'Derail' His Campaign?

All three network morning shows on Tuesday led with Herman Cain's response to allegations of sexual harassment in the 1990s and even speculated the scandal could end his candidacy, with NBC Today ...

NBC's David Gregory: Are GOP Supporters of Herman Cain Seeking 'Absolution' for Charges of Racism?

On NBC's Meet the Press: Press Pass, Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings explained Republican support of Herman Cain to host David Gregory this way: "...they've been accused as being racist and ...

NBC and ABC Tout Injured Protester as 'Rallying Cry' for Occupy Wall Street

On Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed: "Protesters across the country and a lot of Americans who are sympathetic to this Occupy Wall Street protest movement are tonight ...

NBC's Matt Lauer Urges Obama to Prevent Unfair 'Income Distribution'

In an interview with former White House press secretary and Obama campaign advisor Robert Gibbs on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over a report showing "the rich are getting ...

NBC's Gregory: Rick Perry's Tax Plan Will Help the Rich and Hurt the Poor

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory ripped Rick Perry's flat tax proposal: "The problem is, this does help the rich. It hurts a lot of the poor and the middle ...

Roll Call Touts Left-Wing Lobbyist Calling Joe Lieberman a Bloodsucker

In an article for Roll Call on Wednesday about Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, David Drucker included a quote from left-wing lobbyist Jimmy Williams, who ranted: "...many in the Democratic ...

Network Morning Shows Tout 'Comedian in Chief' Obama Mocking GOP on Leno

All three network morning shows on Wednesday cheered President Obama's Tuesday appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. At the top of ABC's Good Morning America, co-host Robin Roberts ...

NBC's Lauer to O'Reilly: Did Obama 'Erase' Idea of GOP Being Tougher on National Security?

During an interview with Fox News's Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer cited recent foreign policy successes for President Obama and wondered: "Republicans have run on a ...

NBC's David Gregory: GOP's 'Lack of Understanding' of Foreign Policy is 'Stunning'

Appearing on Sunday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory cheered "a big week for the President's foreign policy" as a "leadership moment" while smearing Republican presidential ...

NBC Admits Obama Mortgage Plan Won't Work, But Cheers It as Good Politics

At the top of Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted a new plan to address the housing crisis: "After a series of foreign policy victories, President Obama is hitting the road to sell his ...

NBC's 'Today': Occupy Wall Street a 'Civics Lesson'; GOP Debate an 'Anti-Teachable Moment'

During a panel discussion on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer asked of the Occupy Wall Street protests: "What's the civics lesson in this for our kids as they're watching this on TV?" News ...

NBC Portrays Herman Cain's Presidential Run as Money-Making Scheme

On Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer noted Herman Cain leading the Republican presidential field but wondered: "is he really aiming for the Oval Office or something else?" In the report that ...

NBC's Guthrie to McCain: Do You Retract Foreign Policy Criticism of Obama?

On Friday's NBC Today, fill-in co-host Savannah Guthrie grilled Arizona Senator John McCain on his criticism of Barack Obama's foreign policy positions in the 2008 campaign and urged: "Bin Laden ...

NBC's Chuck Todd Uses Reported Qadhafi Death to Bash Bush on Iraq

Early on Thursday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, as news was breaking of the reported death of Libyan dictator Moammar Qadhafi, host Chuck Todd used the opportunity to declare: "...a trillion ...

NBC's 'Today': Obama 'Sparked a Giggle-Fest' Over Justin Bieber During Bus Tour

On Wednesday's NBC Today, fill-in news anchor Savannah Guthrie shared this important presidential news with viewers: "And it's the last day of the President's bus tour through North Carolina and ...

NBC's Matt Lauer: Do Republicans Ignore Occupy Wall Street 'At Their Own Peril'?

In an interview with Donald Trump on Wednesday's NBC Today show, co-host Matt Lauer cautioned Republicans against rejecting the far-left Occupy Wall Street movement: "There are people in the ...

Ann Curry Fawns Over Democratic Senator 'Trying to Inspire a Lot of People'

In a softball interview with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday's Today, co-host Ann Curry praised the New York Democrat for "galvanizing women to become economially empowered" and "trying to ...

NBC's Savannah Guthrie Gushes Over 'Tireless' Hillary Clinton's 'Blunt Talk and Personal Charm'

In an interview light on substance and heavy on praise with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton aired on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Savannah Guthrie fawned: "Hillary Clinton of course is ...

NBC's Gregory: Occupy Wall Street Will 'Dovetail Nicely' with Obama's Campaign Message

Appearing on Sunday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory proclaimed that the Occupy Wall Street protests would "...dovetail nicely into a big message that the President's selling, which ...