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'Bah, Humbug' – CBS's Garrett Channels Obama's 'Scrooge' Slam of GOP

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Major Garrett promoted a thinly-veiled version of President Obama's "Scrooge Christmas" attack on congressional Republicans. After spotlighting how White House ...
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Only ABC Highlights Obama's Flip-Flop on a Budget Solution That Doesn't 'Hike' Tax Rates

One year ago, Barack Obama backed a budget solution that would not "hike" tax rates. Now, the President rejects this plan, an apparent flip-flop only ABC's Jake Tapper reported. House Speaker John ...
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NBC: To Get Fiscal Cliff Deal That Hikes Taxes, Boehner Must 'Sell It to the Far Right'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd proclaimed that despite fiscal cliff negotiations being "in such a bad state," one bit of "good news" was that House Republicans ...
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CNBC's Cramer Slams Norquist: You Want to Sacrifice Economy 'On the Cross of Two Percent'

During the panel discussion on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer launched an assault against Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist for holding ...
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NYT's Bad Front-Page Headline Falsely States: '...Most Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the Reagan '80s'

To get people to stop whining about tax increases, a misleading front-page New York Times headline blares: "Complaints Aside, Most Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the Reagan ’80s." So why does the ...
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ABC’s Cokie Roberts Urges ‘Cut the Knees Out from Under’ Norquist: ‘Emperor Has No Clothes’

In a colorful demonstration of the Washington press corps’ disdain for Grover Norquist and his anti-tax pledge, on Sunday’s This Week, a flustered ABC News/NPR veteran Cokie Roberts blurted out: ...
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CNN's Velshi Calls Grover Norquist a 'Dangerous Man'

CNN's Ali Velshi on Friday afternoon labeled anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist a "dangerous man" for blocking a fiscal cliff compromise between Democrats and Republicans. "Hey, speaking of the ...
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NYT's Calmes Celebrates Notorious 1990 Tax-Hiking Deal, Pits 'Genial' Dem Tom Foley, 'Pugnacious' Sununu

New York Times White House reporter Jackie Calmes celebrated President George H.W. Bush's 1990 budget deal "achievement" and its "higher revenues" (Calmes favorite euphemism for higher taxes.) ...
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CBS Plays Softball with Senator Klobuchar on Fiscal Cliff; Fails to Mention Runaway Spending

Norah O'Donnell and Charlie Rose tossed softball questions at Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday's CBS This Morning on the looming fiscal cliff, just two days after they hounded ...
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NYT's Nagourney Credits California's Economic Recovery to Tax Hikes He Helped Push

New York Times story from California-based Adam Nagourney strongly suggested that tax hikes promoted by Gov. Jerry Brown (and Nagourney himself) were paying off in economic resurgence in the ...
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