RickSantorum http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1243/all en CNN Hosts Liberal Activists Who Bash Santorum, Gingrich for 'Verbal War Against the Poor' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-liberal-activists-who-bash-santorum-gingrich-verbal-war-against-poor <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-11-CNN-Malveaux-SmileyWest dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>Hosting two far-left activists, CNN's Suzanne Malveaux teed them up with "controversial" quotes from Republican presidential hopefuls that she said "people found quite offensive and strange." The interview with PBS's Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West aired during the 12 p.m. hour of Newsroom. [Video below the break.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-liberal-activists-who-bash-santorum-gingrich-verbal-war-against-poor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections BiasAlert CNN CornelWest liberalmediabias NewtGingrich Republicans RickSantorum SuzanneMalveaux TavisSmiley Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:48:00 +0000 38880 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Hosts Liberal Columnist to Scold Republicans; Hits Santorum's 'Homophobic' Words http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-liberal-columnist-scold-republicans-hits-santorums-homophobic-words <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-10-CNN-Phillips-Granderson dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>Hours before New Hampshire voters would choose a Republican candidate to oppose President Obama, CNN host Kyra Phillips brought on liberal columnist L.Z. Granderson to tout his latest <a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/10/opinion/granderson-santorum/index.html?hpt=op_t1">op-ed</a> which – surprise! – blames social conservative Rick Santorum in part for triggering violence against gays and transgender people.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnn-hosts-liberal-columnist-scold-republicans-hits-santorums-homophobic-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections BiasAlert CNN Conservatives Homosexuality L.Z.Granderson liberalmediabias Republicans RickSantorum Tue, 10 Jan 2012 23:08:00 +0000 38873 at http://www.mrc.org Oh No: Former Klansman Was 'Appalled' by Rick Santorum's 'Insolence' http://www.mrc.org/articles/oh-no-former-klansman-was-appalled-rick-santorums-insolence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Leibovich finds a late paragon of moral virtue, Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd, to condemn comments the &quot;pgymy&quot; &quot;bully&quot; Rick Santorum made as a senator. </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times political profile writer Mark Leibovich, in Manchester, N.H.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/oh-no-former-klansman-was-appalled-rick-santorums-insolence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2012 liberalmediabias MarkLeibovich NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias RickSantorum TimesWatch Tue, 10 Jan 2012 19:33:00 +0000 38768 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post's Milbank Admits Media's 'Antipathy' to Santorum http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/washington-posts-milbank-admits-medias-antipathy-santorum <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-08-CNN-ReliableSources-Milbankdos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="159" /></div> <p>The media has an "antipathy" toward Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, asserted Dana Milbank of the Washington Post on CNN's Reliable Sources on Sunday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/washington-posts-milbank-admits-medias-antipathy-santorum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN DanaMilbank liberalmediabias ReliableSources RickSantorum Tue, 10 Jan 2012 03:58:00 +0000 38876 at http://www.mrc.org Obama the Compromiser vs. Pig-Headed Republicans http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/obama-compromiser-vs-pig-headed-republicans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 25, No. 1 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Jan092012.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=766523" title="Jan092012.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p><h3>Obama the Compromiser vs. Pig-Headed Republicans</h3> <p><strong> </strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/obama-compromiser-vs-pig-headed-republicans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division 60Minutes BarackObama cbs ChristianeAmanpour Communism DavidGregory EricCantor LesleyStahl MicheleBachmann MittRomney MSNBC NBC RickSantorum SteveKroft taxes TomFriedman WhoopiGoldberg Mon, 13 Feb 2012 02:50:42 +0000 38824 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Highlights 'Very Conservative' Santorum's Views on Social Issues http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-very-conservative-santorums-views-social-issues <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-06-CBS-EN-Pelley1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="178" /></div> <p>On Friday's <em>CBS Evening News</em>, anchor Scott Pelley tagged Rick Santorum as the "very conservative Pennsylvania Senator" as he introduced a full report on the GOP presidential candidate's views on gay rights, abortion, and contraception, with correspondent Dean Reynolds warning that the GOP candidate's views on social issues that helped him in Iowa "have energized his opponents here in New Hampshire."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-very-conservative-santorums-views-social-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion BiasAlert cbs contraception DanReynolds EveningNews Homosexuals liberalmediabias RickSantorum ScottPelley Mon, 09 Jan 2012 07:04:00 +0000 38860 at http://www.mrc.org During NH Debate, ABC's Stephanopoulos Presses Romney on Contraception http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/during-nh-debate-abcs-stephanopoulos-presses-romney-contraception <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-07-ABC-debate-steph1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="179" /></div> <p>During Saturday's Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire, hosted by ABC, co-moderator George Stephanopoulos bizarrely repeatedly pressed candidate Mitt Romney on whether the former Massachusetts governor believes the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn a 1965 ruling that a constitutional right to privacy bars states from banning contraception.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/during-nh-debate-abcs-stephanopoulos-presses-romney-contraception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Abortion BiasAlert Campaign2012 contraception Debate GeorgeStephanopoulos liberalmediabias MittRomney RickSantorum Roev.Wade Mon, 09 Jan 2012 00:02:00 +0000 38859 at http://www.mrc.org In Debate, ABC Hits Republicans from Left on Gay Rights http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/debate-abc-hits-republicans-left-gay-rights <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-07-ABC-debate-Sawyer1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="179" /></div> <p>During Saturday's Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire hosted by ABC, two of the three co-moderators - <em>World News</em> anchor Diane Sawyer and local ABC affiliate anchor Josh McElveen - posed questions about gay rights issues to candidates Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Rick Santorum, and Mitt Romney.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/debate-abc-hits-republicans-left-gay-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert Campaign2012 Debate dianesawyer Homosexuals JoshMcElveen liberalmediabias NewtGingrich RickSantorum Same-SexMarriage Sun, 08 Jan 2012 23:31:00 +0000 38858 at http://www.mrc.org Politico's Thomas & Wash Post's King See Santorum 'Pandering' to Racist Whites http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/politicos-thomas-wash-posts-king-see-santorum-pandering-racist-whites <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/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-06-PBS-IW-Thomas1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="178" /></div> <p>Appearing as a panel member on Friday's <em>Inside Washington</em> on PBS, <em>Politico</em>'s Evan Thomas - formerly of <em>Newsweek</em> - made claims about the existence of "angry, white, middle class" men in the Republican Party who are "seething."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/politicos-thomas-wash-posts-king-see-santorum-pandering-racist-whites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Campaign2012 ColbyKing EvanThomas InsideWashington liberalmediabias Newsweek PBS Politico Racism Republicans RickSantorum WashingtonPost Sun, 08 Jan 2012 21:58:00 +0000 38857 at http://www.mrc.org Anderson Cooper Bashes Santorum by Recycling Supposedly Racial Remark http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/anderson-cooper-bashes-santorum-recycling-supposedly-racial-remark <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-06-CNN-AC360-Santorum dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>On the campaign trail, Republican candidate Rick Santorum blurted out a word that sounded like "black" and was widely-criticized for making a generalization that black citizens rely on welfare. Though the transcript of the remark is not entirely certain, CNN's Anderson Cooper emphasized the comment anyway with a "Keeping Them Honest" report on his Thursday show.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/anderson-cooper-bashes-santorum-recycling-supposedly-racial-remark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections AndersonCooper BiasAlert CNN KeepingThemHonest liberalmediabias Racism RickSantorum Fri, 06 Jan 2012 22:36:00 +0000 38851 at http://www.mrc.org Martin Bashir: Stop Newt Gingrich's Food Stamp Talk Before Someone Gets Killed http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/martin-bashir-stop-newt-gingrichs-food-stamp-talk-someone-gets-killed <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>MSNBC's Martin Bashir on Friday offered an offensive, bewildering comparison, linking the murder of a black British teenager in 1993 to supposedly offensive comments by Republican presidential candidates in 2012. [<strong>MP3 audio <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-01-06-MSNBC-Bashir-CleartheAir.mp3">here</a>.]</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/martin-bashir-stop-newt-gingrichs-food-stamp-talk-someone-gets-killed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 BiasAlert liberalmediabias MartinBashir MSNBC NewtGingrich Republicans RickSantorum Fri, 06 Jan 2012 21:18:00 +0000 38850 at http://www.mrc.org Unrepentant Editor Rosenthal Spews More Racism Accusations Against GOP http://www.mrc.org/articles/unrepentant-editor-rosenthal-spews-more-racism-accusations-against-gop <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal, prodded by criticism from The O&#039;Reilly Factor, posted an update to his post offensively accusing House Speaker John Boehner of racism for asking Obama to delay an address to Congress. Rosenthal brought up his old favorite, the Willie Horton ad, and made a fresh and dubious claim of racism against Rick Santorum. </div> </div> </div> <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal, perhaps prodded by criticism from Bernard Goldberg on <a href="http://ctv4.criticalmention.com/playerpage/player?shareid=15884&partnerToken=8a80837934a596aa0134b364b6f71207&clientId=0">The O'Reilly Factor Thursday night</a>, posted an <a href="http://loyalopposition.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/06/race-and-politics-revisited/">update Friday afternoon</a> to his Tuesday <a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/articles/2012/20120104021951.aspx">blog post offensively accusing</a> House Speaker John Boehner of racism for asking Obama to delay f</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/unrepentant-editor-rosenthal-spews-more-racism-accusations-against-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRosenthal BarackObama Campaign2012 JohnBoehner liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Racism RickSantorum TimesWatch Fri, 06 Jan 2012 21:11:00 +0000 38759 at http://www.mrc.org John King Digs Up 2003 Quote to Press Santorum, Then Proceeds to Misquote Him http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/john-king-digs-2003-quote-press-santorum-then-proceeds-misquote-him <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/2012-01-04-CNN-JK-Santorum dos.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="133" /></div> <p>In a Wednesday interview with up-and-coming GOP candidate Rick Santorum, CNN's John King dug up a "controversial" 2003 interview Santorum had with the AP and then proceeded to misquote him on the matter of homosexuality.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/john-king-digs-2003-quote-press-santorum-then-proceeds-misquote-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections BiasAlert CNN Homosexuality JohnKing liberalmediabias RickSantorum Fri, 06 Jan 2012 14:07:00 +0000 38854 at http://www.mrc.org Anderson Cooper 360 Blasts Santorum With Liberal Talking Points http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/anderson-cooper-360-blasts-santorum-liberal-talking-points <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/BiasAlert/uploads/AC360-Santorum dos.htm" border="0" /></div> <p><em></em>Determined to vet up-and-coming GOP candidate Rick Santorum, CNN's Gary Tuchmann chose Wednesday to pull a number of liberal attacks on the candidate's social beliefs and call it a report. Apparently for CNN, "scrutiny" entails digging up liberal talking points instead of studying a candidate's voting record and economic and foreign policy plans.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/anderson-cooper-360-blasts-santorum-liberal-talking-points" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Elections AndersonCooper360 BiasAlert CNN GaryTuchman Homosexuality liberalmediabias Racism RickSantorum Fri, 06 Jan 2012 04:32:00 +0000 38855 at http://www.mrc.org Chris Matthews: Rick Santorum Wants a 'Theocracy' That Will 'Trump' the Constitution http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/chris-matthews-rick-santorum-wants-theocracy-will-trump-constitution <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/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>An angry Chris Matthews on Thursday denounced Rick Santorum, smearing the Republican as wanting a "theocracy" to "trump" the Constitution. The "Hardball" anchor ranted about birth control after playing a clip of Santorum on "The Bill O'Reilly Show." [MP3 audio <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-01-05-MSNBC-HB-Matthews.mp3">here</a>.]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/chris-matthews-rick-santorum-wants-theocracy-will-trump-constitution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 BiasAlert ChrisMatthews Hardball liberalmediabias MSNBC Republicans RickSantorum Thu, 05 Jan 2012 22:35:00 +0000 38846 at http://www.mrc.org