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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Flashback: MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Touted False Limbaugh Quote in June

On the June 3, 2009 Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, host Rachel Maddow cited a false quote attributed to Rush Limbaugh in which the radio host supposedly said he wanted to award Martin Luther King ...

CBS's Smith Touts White House 'Full Frontal Assault' on Fox News

Speaking with political analyst John Dickerson on Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith asked about the latest Obama administration attack on Fox News: "Anita Dunn, the communications ...

CBS Early Show Hits Obama From Left on Gay Rights March

On Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared: "Washington's largest gay rights rally in a decade puts pressure on President Obama." Co-host Harry Smith later introduced the story: ...

CBS Early Show Hits Obama From Left on Gay Rights March

From CBS, you'd never guess gays form part of Obama's liberal base.

CBS Wonders: Will Nobel Prize Become Obama's 'Poison Chalice'?

On Friday's CBS Early Show, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer wondered about negative political fallout from President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win: "one European commentator who said 'will this ...

CBS Touts Baucus Health Care Bill 'Pays For Itself,' 'Saves Billions'

Following the talking points of the Democratic Party, at the top of Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared a win for health care legislation being pushed by Montana Senator ...

CBS's Schieffer: 'World Did Not End' After Obama's Olympic Failure

n a display of the ever lowering standards by which the media judge Barack Obama's presidency, on Sunday's CBS Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer downplayed the President's failed Olympic bid: ...

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell Still In Favor of Obama Indoctrination

A week after aggressively defending school children in New Jersey literally singing Barack Obama's praises, on MSNBC on Friday, anchor Norah O'Donnell once again expressed her support of the song ...

CBS Asks: Will Obama 'Bring Home Gold' in Olympic Bid?...Not Even a Bronze

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez speculated on the impact of President Obama's personal appeal for the 2016 Olympics to be held in Chicago: "President Obama arrives in ...

CBS's Rodriguez Wishes She Could Be Michelle Obama

Monday's CBS Early Show touted a new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll about American cultural attitudes, with CBSNews.com's Cali Carlin asking co-host Maggie Rodriguez one of the survey questions: ...

MSNBC's Ed Schultz Erupts: 'Republicans Want to See You Dead!'

Enraged over Republican opposition to ObamaCare, on The Ed Show on MSNBC Wednesday, host Ed Schultz screamed at viewers: "The Republicans lie! They want to see you dead! They'd rather make money ...

CBS's Greenfield: Is Right-Wing 'Militancy' A Dilemma for GOP?

Reporting for CBS's Sunday Morning, political analyst Jeff Greenfield wondered about the impact of nationwide ant-Obama protests: "Does this new militancy on the Right pose an opportunity for the ...

MSNBC's Matthews Whines: 'Right-Wing Crap' On Best Seller List

While concluding a segment on racism involved in anti-Obama protests, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews promoted the book of one of his guests, liberal historian Douglas Brinkley, and proceeded ...

CBS Early Show: Michelle Obama 'Stealth Weapon' In Health Care Debate

On Friday's CBS Early Show, White House correspondent Bill Plante highlighted President Obama's latest media blitz on health care reform and touted a new piece of the PR arsenal: "The President ...

CBS and NBC Finally Catch Up to ACORN Scandal; Express Sympathy for the Left-Wing Group

CBS and NBC finally covered the ACORN scandal, but depicted the left-wing group as a victim. Evening News anchor Katie Couric lamented: "ACORN helps low-income Americans find affordable ...

CBS's Nancy Giles: Joe Wilson Like A 'Drunk At Open Mic Night'

Appearing on CBS's Sunday Morning, commentator Nancy Giles shared her thoughts on Congressman Joe Wilson's outburst: "Some sign waving and you probably heard about it, heckling. At a joint session ...

CBS's Schieffer: Joe Wilson Shout 'Ugly Sign of Mindless Meanness'

At the end of Sunday's Face the Nation on CBS, host Bob Schieffer denounced South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson: "The irony of a congressman trying to heckle a President in the midst of a speech ...

MSNBC's David Shuster: GOP 'All White Males With Short Hair Cuts'

During the 4PM ET hour of live coverage on MSNBC Thursday, co-host David Shuster denounced the behavior of Republicans at President Obama's address to Congress, declaring: "You look at the image ...

CBS's Smith Cites Medicare as Socialist Success Story

While arguing with Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele about health care reform on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith proclaimed: "...if the public option is ...

CBS: Levi Johnston Claims May 'Shatter' Palin's 'Conservative Family Image'

Teasing an upcoming segment on Thursday's CBS Early Show about new attacks on Sarah Palin by the father of her grandson, Levi Johnston, co-host Maggie Rodriguez exclaimed: "And shocking ...