Libya

Larry O'Donnell and Contessa Brewer Spin Libya Scrutiny Away from Obama

In discussing the present "kinetic military action" in Libya, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and Contessa Brewer both tried to shift scrutiny away from President Obama and toward Republicans Monday ...

NY Times Blames Data 'Overload,' 'Compassion Fatigue,' and Basketball for Obama's Low Libya Ratings

Ignoring fears of mission creep or questions about exit strategies, New York Times reporter Kirk Johnson dug up some novel excuses for the public's resistance to Obama's bombing campaign over ...

Morning Joe Pundits: Obama 'Extremely Deft in a Very Tough Situation'

During Monday's Morning Joe, Time's Mark Halperin and co-host Mika Brzezinski helpfully provided some spin for the White House to borrow as President Obama finishes his prepared remarks for Monday ...

Times Blames Data 'Overload,' 'Compassion Fatigue,' and Basketball for Obama's Low Libya Ratings

Ignoring fears of mission creep or questions about exit strategies, reporter Kirk Johnson dug up some novel excuses for the public's resistance to Obama's bombing campaign over Libya: Information ...

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 ...

Dovish Columnist Kristof: We're Being Greeted as Liberators in Libya

Liberal columnist Nicholas Kristof, Libyan war-hawk: "This may be a first for the Arab world: An American airman who bailed out over Libya was rescued from his hiding place in a sheep pen by ...

What Do 49 Percent Approve of?

Even Chris 'Thriller' Matthews perplexed by Obama.

Nets Concerned Over Congress' Role In Run-Up to Iraq, Now Barely Notice Obama's End-Run

The Obama administration attacked Libya after a vote of the UN Security Council, but without any congressional authorization, and apparently not even very much consultation with congressional ...

AP: Obama Playing 'Grand Tourist' in Rio 'Sure to Endear Him Even More' to Brazilian People

In a report for the Associated Press on Sunday, Jim Kuhnhenn fawned over President Obama's tour of Rio De Janeiro during a trip to Brazil: "Obama played grand tourist....The president's ...

NBC's Andrea Mitchell Enthralled by 'Remarkable Job' on Libya Done By Obama and Rice

NBC's Andrea Mitchell on Sunday's Meet the Press trumpeted now-President Obama's Libya action: "This was pretty remarkable ' bringing this whole coalition together and getting the Arab League" to ...
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