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Mediscare! CNN Hypes Cartoon Characters' Plight Under Romney-Ryan's Medicare, Medicaid Plans
8/14/2012 7:13 PM ET
In an elementary and partisan stunt, CNN used cartoon characters to hype that seniors might lose ObamaCare benefits if the Romney-Ryan ticket wins in November. On Tuesday, medical correspondent ...
Paul Krugman Not Crazy About Paul Ryan Pick: 'He Is, in Fact, a Big Fraud....Proposals Are Sloppy as Well as Dishonest'
8/14/2012 10:23 AM ET
Times columnist Paul Krugman even goes after colleagues in the media for the respect that "big fraud" Paul Ryan receives, due to "the gullibility and vanity of the news media, in much the same way ...
Todd Corrects Romney, Not NBC's Own Distortion on Cuts to Medicare; Tapper Corrects Stephanopoulos
8/14/2012 8:37 AM ET
Chuck Todd has chutzpah. Jake Tapper has some integrity. For decades, journalists have aided liberals by mischaracterizing proposed slight reductions in the rate of spending hikes on a program ...
Obama Shill? Soledad O'Brien Says Factually-Correct GOP Claim Was 'Debunked'
8/13/2012 5:56 PM ET
On Monday's Starting Point, CNN's Soledad O'Brien slapped away as "political spin" a factual statement that President Obama has cut Medicare funding by $700 billion. "But I have to tell you as ...
Chris Matthews Slams Paul Ryan Budget as 'Screwing' Needy People
8/11/2012 8:53 PM ET
On a special Saturday edition of Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews twice claimed that Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's budget "screws" needy people. During a segment with Democratic Rep. Chris Van ...
Your Sunday Lead Story: Conservative Hypocrisy in Middle Class Minnesota
2/14/2012 1:04 PM ET
The Times trumpets alleged conservative hypocrisy over big government benefits on Sunday's front page, in a 4,200-word story that liberals are gleefully swapping around. "How about higher taxes?" ...
More Class From Krugman: Rep. Ryan's Medicare Plan 'Would Kill People, No Question'
9/27/2011 3:22 PM ET
Krugman: "To be a little melodramatic, the voucher would kill people, no question....The cuts in Medicare that he's proposing, the replacement of Medicare by a voucher system, would in the end ...
CNN Incorrectly Hypes Seniors' Fears of Social Security Default
7/28/2011 6:36 PM ET
Even Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) believes the government can still pay out social security checks if the debt ceiling is not raised, but CNN highlighted disgruntled seniors Thursday who ...
Only 2% of Reports on Debt Ceiling Battle Mention Public Opposition to Increase
7/14/2011 7:36 PM ET
Network evening shows ignore polls showing deeper concern over rising federal debt than default; fail to debunk Obama's Social Security remarks.
NBC's Gregory: Paul Ryan is 'Hurting the Republican Party' With Medicare Reform Push
5/27/2011 12:27 PM ET
Appearing on Friday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory largely dismissed the possibility of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan entering the 2012 presidential race: "He's got some of his ...
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