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Blind Spot? Howard Kurtz Rips Coverage of Rubio's 'Watergate' But Ignores CNN's Stunt

CNN media critic Howard Kurtz ripped the press infatuation with Sen. Marco Rubio's water sip as "profoundly depressing," but on Sunday's Reliable Sources he wouldn't call out his own network's ...
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CNN Absurdly Asks If Rubio's Sip of Water Was 'Career-Ender'

On Wednesday's The Situation Room, host Wolf Blitzer absurdly wondered if Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) pausing his State of the Union response for a drink of water would "break" his career. The ...
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Fairness: Gun Control Advocates Get Five Times More Coverage Than Opponent on CNN's The Situation Room

Viewers who tuned in to Wednesday's The Situation Room were bombarded with over five times as much coverage of gun control advocates than of the lone gun rights advocate Newt Gingrich. Host Wolf ...
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Democratic Tax Hike Pursuit 'Beginning' of a Deficit Solution

CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it's a beginning. A ...
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Wolf Blitzer Badgers House Majority Whip to Raise Taxes

After smiling on Republicans who stepped away from Grover Norquist's no-tax hike pledge, CNN pressured the GOP House Majority Whip to raise income tax rates on Monday's The Situation Room. Anchor ...
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CNN Laughs at Republicans After Election Night Losses

On Thursday's The Situation Room, host Wolf Blitzer played a montage of liberal comedians poking fun at election night coverage with the jokes overwhelmingly targeting Republicans and ...
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President Calls Libya Deaths 'Not Optimal,' But CNN Glosses Over It

On Thursday CNN's Jessica Yellin watered down President Obama calling the deaths of Americans in Libya "not optimal." The President said on the Daily Show that "When four Americans get ...
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Wolf Blitzer Asks If GOP 'Problem' With Women Is Over Competely Pro-Life Platform

Wolf Blitzer pressed Florida's GOP attorney general on Monday about the party platform's opposition to abortion in all cases, asking her if it was the "problem" Republicans had with women. "Is ...
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On FNC, Steve Hayes Chides CNN’s Candy Crowley for Considering Harry Reid ‘Honorable’

“Harry Reid is disgrace. But you expect this from Harry Reid,” The Weekly Standard’s Stephen Hayes zinged on FNC’s Special Report Friday night before turning his ire on a certain Washington, ...
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Howard Kurtz Warns CNN: Liberal Media Double Standard Apparent 'to Many'

Media critic Howard Kurtz warned CNN on Friday that "to many people" it looks like the media have a massive double standard in its campaign coverage of Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. "[W]hen ...
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