BillBennett http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/11377/all en Obama's Grades from CNN's 'Non-Partisan' Panel Match Liberals' High Marks http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/obamas-grades-cnns-non-partisan-panel-match-liberals-high-marks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-08-06-CNN-Panel.jpg" /></div><p>Three of CNN's political analysts - Jeffrey Toobin, David Gergen, and Gloria Borger - all gave President Obama B's or B-pluses on the economy and overall job performance during the network's special "The National Report Card: The Second 100 Days" on Thursday. These grades from these "non-partisan" analysts lined-up with the A's and B's that Democrats Paul Begala and Donna Brazile gave the President. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/obamas-grades-cnns-non-partisan-panel-match-liberals-high-marks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AlexCastellanos BarackObama BiasAlert BillBennett CNN DavidGergen DonnaBrazile GloriaBorger JeffreyToobin liberalmediabias PaulBegala Fri, 07 Aug 2009 18:44:00 +0000 34951 at http://www.mrc.org Higher Taxes Promote Eating the Rich http://www.mrc.org/commentary/higher-taxes-promote-eating-rich <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Is it possible to tax only the rich and leave everyone else alone?</p> <br /> <p >     I have met and talked with many politicians, mostly when they were out speaking for their suppers just as I was. I repeatedly spent backstage time with four former <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">U.S.</st1:country-region></st1:place> Presidents, policy wonks like Bill Bennett, military leaders like Gen. Colin Powell and even a couple flaming liberals including Mario Cuomo. Some smart, some not.  </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/higher-taxes-promote-eating-rich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business automation BarackObama BillBennett ColinPowell DanKennedy MarioCuomo noBS outsourcing taxincreases taxtherich unemployment Wed, 29 Oct 2008 18:33:37 +0000 admin 29694 at http://www.mrc.org