Matt Hadro

a News Analyst
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Networks Ignore Possible Unconstitutionality of Obama's Extending Another Employer Mandate Delay

On Monday evening’s newscasts, none of the networks recognized the controversy of President Obama possibly acting outside the Constitution to delay ObamaCare’s employer mandate. The ...
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NBC Frets Over 'Brutal' Attack on Hillary from 'Anti-Clinton' Web Site

Instead of treating Hillary Clinton as a possible presidential candidate who must be vetted, NBC framed her as a sympathetic victim of a "brutal" and personal attack on Monday's Nightly News. ...
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Ed Schultz to Sandra Fluke: Rush Limbaugh 'Did You a Favor'

On Thursday's Ed Show, MSNBC's Ed Schultz gleefully reminded guest Sandra Fluke of when Rush Limbaugh called her a "slut," but completely ignored his own suspension from MSNBC for saying the ...
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Chris Matthews Rants 'Why Do People Hate This President So Much?'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews ranted on Thursday that every Republican criticism of Obama – Benghazi, the IRS scandal, ObamaCare – is just a cover for the party's hatred of him. "Let me finish ...
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Networks Echo White House Spin That ObamaCare Won't Cut Jobs

On Tuesday evening, the networks played to the White House spin that ObamaCare won't cut jobs since those expected to move out of full-time work would do so voluntarily. "We got a report today ...
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NBC Won't Label Retiring Waxman a 'Liberal,' But CBS Does

On Thursday evening's newscasts, both CBS and NBC announced the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) but only CBS labeled him a liberal. ABC ignored the news. "Democrat Henry Waxman in ...
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Jon Stewart Laughs at Nancy Pelosi When She Pleads Ignorance on Failure of Health Care Website

Comedian Jon Stewart grilled House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi over the failure of the ObamaCare website on Thursday night’s Daily Show, and got Pelosi to admit "I don’t know" why the company ...
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Networks Boost Obama's Push for Minimum Wage Increase, Ignore GOP Opposition

The networks played right into President Obama's hand Wednesday evening as they touted his push for a minimum wage increase while giving barely any voice to his Republican opposition. "[T]he ...
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Networks Ignore GOP Response to SOTU, But Publicize GOP Congressman Threatening a Reporter

On Wednesday evening's newscasts, the networks all hyped GOP congressman Michael Grimm (N.Y.) threatening a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union address while skipping the Republican ...
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Brian Williams Hails Obama's 'Strong' SOTU, Boosts Obama's Record, 'Humor and Feistiness'

NBC's Brian Williams was dripping with praise and support for President Obama after his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, touting areas where he was "strong" and quoting a ...
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NBC Hypes GOP Getting 'Personal' With Clinton, Plays Up the Party's 'Women's Issue'

On Monday's Nightly News, NBC's Brian Williams fretted over "personal" shots at Hillary Clinton from Republicans, and correspondent Andrea Mitchell suggested that the GOP has an ongoing women ...
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Irony: Multi-Millionaire Jon Stewart Mocks Wealthy Businessmen Discussing Income Inequality

On Thursday's Daily Show, comedian Jon Stewart – who is worth an estimated $80 million – mocked the irony of wealthy business leaders discussing income inequality at the recent World Economic ...
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ABC Reports Al Qaeda's Resurgence In Iraq; Ignores Obama's Brag They Were on 'Path to Defeat'

In an exclusive report Thursday on al Qaeda's resurgence in Iraq, ABC's Martha Raddatz ignored President Obama's boast in 2012 that "al Qaeda is on the path to defeat." Raddatz's story aired ...
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NBC Connects Christie to Decrepit Trenton High School, Ignores Mayor's Corruption Charges

For the second straight evening, NBC stuck with Chris Christie's "Bridge-gate" on Thursday as CBS and NBC haven't mentioned the story since Tuesday. And NBC's Nightly News tacked on a story ...
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CNN's Toobin Slams Pro-Life Movement: 'They Want Women to Have No Control Over Their Own Bodies'

On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, CNN's senior legal analyst smeared the entire pro-life movement in saying on Wednesday's AC360 Later, "They want women to have no control over their own ...
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Piers Morgan Goads Ann Coulter to Admit She's 'Part of the Problem,' the 'Female Glenn Beck'

CNN's Piers Morgan tried to get Ann Coulter to admit she's a "female Glenn Beck" and "part of the problem" for her "divisive" and "partisan" rhetoric, on Wednesday's Piers Morgan Live. Glenn ...
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Colbert Boosts Striking Fast Food Workers Who Want $15 an Hour; Mocks Their Opponents

Striking fast food workers want $15 an hour and Comedy Central is all too happy to help boost their cause. Stephen Colbert performed his usual shtick of the satirical conservative and gave a ...
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Piers Morgan Asks If Iraqis Aren't Any Better Off Than Under Saddam Hussein

According to CNN's Piers Morgan, the U.S. mission in Iraq was a failure and Iraqis could ask if they're any better off now than under dictator Saddam Hussein. Interviewing former Defense ...
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NBC Keeps Hammering Christie Scandal But Ignores Senate Spending Bill

NBC continued hitting the Christie scandal on Thursday evening while the CBS and ABC evening newscasts have not reported it since Tuesday. "In New Jersey, there's late word tonight of a widening ...
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NBC Takes 'Wage Gap' Activism to White House, Brags of Obama's Support

NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver played both roles of journalist and activist on Tuesday's Nightly News, as she promoted her own report on closing the gender "wage gap" while touting ...