Dick Cheney http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/17917/all en 'Trusted' Media Hero Jon Stewart's Worst Rants at Conservatives http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/trusted-media-hero-jon-stewarts-worst-rants-conservatives <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img width="300" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/ComedyCheney.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Jon Stewart’s announcement that he will be leaving<em> The Daily Show</em>, not surprisingly, led to wistful fawning from liberal reporters. </p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/trusted-media-hero-jon-stewarts-worst-rants-conservatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Dick Cheney George W. Bush Jon Stewart Rush Limbaugh Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:47:43 +0000 geoff.dickens 48238 at http://www.mrc.org Media Yawn at Obama and Biden Snubbing Auschwitz Anniversary; Mocked Cheney’s Appearance in 2005 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/media-yawn-obama-and-biden-snubbing-auschwitz-anniversary-mocked-cheneys-appearance-2005 <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and, naturally, the event attracted plenty of media coverage.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/media-yawn-obama-and-biden-snubbing-auschwitz-anniversary-mocked-cheneys-appearance-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Barack Obama Bias by Omission cbs CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley CNN Conservatives and Republicans Dick Cheney Double Standard Holocaust Joe Biden Liberals & Democrats MSNBC NBC News NBC Nightly News New York Times Poland President Barack Obama President Obama The Washington Post World News Tonight Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:40:26 +0000 curtis.houck 48107 at http://www.mrc.org Louis CK's Vulgar Twitter Rant Against ISIS Devolves Into Attack Against Bush and Cheney http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/louis-cks-vulgar-twitter-rant-against-isis-devolves-attack-against-bush-and-cheney <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/louisck.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />Comedian Louis CK’s twitter rant against ISIS started well, even if it was full of vulgarities, but it quickly descended into weirdness when he connected the terrorists to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. <strong>[LANGUAGE WARNING]</strong><br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/louis-cks-vulgar-twitter-rant-against-isis-devolves-attack-against-bush-and-cheney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Dick Cheney George W. Bush ISIS Louis CK Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:05:42 +0000 geoff.dickens 47370 at http://www.mrc.org Seth Meyers to Megyn Kelly: Was It 'Terrifying' to Interview Dick Cheney? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/seth-meyers-megyn-kelly-was-it-terrifying-interview-dick-cheney <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Talking to Megyn Kelly on Thursday's NBC <em>Late Night</em>, host Seth Meyers touted how the Fox News anchor had recently "sort of grilled" former Vice President Dick Cheney and "called him to task for...the things he was wrong about with Iraq." Meyers worried: <strong>"...was that terrifying? Is it terrifying to call out Dick Cheney?"</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-08-01-NBC-LN-MeyersKelly.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/seth-meyers-megyn-kelly-was-it-terrifying-interview-dick-cheney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Dick Cheney Fox News Late Night with Seth Myers Megyn Kelly NBC Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:34:55 +0000 kyle.drennen 46835 at http://www.mrc.org Rose Soft-Pedals Obama Talking Points, Asks Cheney: ‘Give the President Some Credit for Trying’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/rose-soft-pedals-obama-talking-points-asks-cheney-give-president-some-credit-trying <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/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: left;">On Tuesday night’s edition of his PBS show, Charlie Rose interviewed former Vice President Dick Cheney and pushed him to “give the president some credit for trying” to negotiate for a contingent of American troops to stay in Iraq after the status of forces agreement expired in 2011.&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/rose-soft-pedals-obama-talking-points-asks-cheney-give-president-some-credit-trying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Rose Dick Cheney Iraq Iraq War PBS Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:28:56 +0000 curtis.houck 46560 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Offer Scant Coverage of Dick Cheney 'Blasting' Obama on Iraq http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-offer-scant-coverage-dick-cheney-blasting-obama-iraq <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>Former Vice President Dick Cheney co-authored a&nbsp;<a href="http://online.wsj.com/articles/dick-cheney-and-liz-cheney-the-collapsing-obama-doctrine-1403046522">blistering op-ed</a>, deriding&nbsp;Barack Obama's handling of Iraq. But you wouldn't know it from the network coverage. ABC's&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America</em>&nbsp;completely ignored Cheney speaking out. Yet, the program devoted three minutes to the deeply irrelevant story of jump suits and fanny packs making a comeback.&nbsp;<span> </span></p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-offer-scant-coverage-dick-cheney-blasting-obama-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose Dick Cheney Iraq NBC Today Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:36:44 +0000 scott.whitlock 46497 at http://www.mrc.org Lefty Letterman: A Top Ten List of the Outgoing CBS Host's Most Liberal Outbursts http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/lefty-letterman-top-ten-list-outgoing-cbs-hosts-most-liberal-outbursts <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/lettermanMaddow.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />David Letterman shocked the late night talk show world, <a href="http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/03/david-letterman-retiring/">last week</a>, when he announced he was going to retire in 2015. But over the last few years Letterman had been losing the ratings war to his less liberal competitor Jay Leno. While Leno tried to be more even-handed in his jokes against Republicans and Democrats, Letterman took a decidedly leftist turn.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/lefty-letterman-top-ten-list-outgoing-cbs-hosts-most-liberal-outbursts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division Barack Obama David Letterman Dick Cheney George W. Bush Sarah Palin Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:24:08 +0000 geoff.dickens 45958 at http://www.mrc.org Chris Matthews Slimes Dick Cheney as a Racist for Calling Obama a 'Liar' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/chris-matthews-slimes-dick-cheney-racist-calling-obama-liar <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>A scandalized Chris Matthews on Friday railed against Dick Cheney for having the audacity to call out Barack Obama's "lie" on Americans being able to keep their health insurance. Naturally, the&nbsp;<em>Hardball&nbsp;</em>anchor insinuated that the reason&nbsp;behind this was&nbsp;racism. An angry Matthews fumed, "<b>Dick Cheney comes right out and calls [Obama] a liar.</b></p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/chris-matthews-slimes-dick-cheney-racist-calling-obama-liar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Chris Matthews Dick Cheney Hardball Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:27:25 +0000 scott.whitlock 44979 at http://www.mrc.org Charlie Rose to Cheney: Would You Have Seen Iraq Differently If You Had More Oxygen to Your Brain? http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/charlie-rose-cheney-would-you-have-seen-iraq-differently-if-you-had-more-oxygen-your-brai <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/geoffrey-dickens">Geoffrey Dickens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-10-29-PBS-RoseCheney.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="300" />On Tuesday’s <em>Charlie Rose</em> show, former Vice President Dick Cheney came on to promote his new book about surviving heart disease and was treated to a nasty swipe from the host about his Iraq war decision making.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Geoffrey Dickens is Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GCDickens" target="_blank">Follow Geoffrey Dickens on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/charlie-rose-cheney-would-you-have-seen-iraq-differently-if-you-had-more-oxygen-your-brai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Charlie Rose Dick Cheney Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:28:17 +0000 geoff.dickens 44841 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC's Sharpton Repeats Anti-Cheney Distortion on 9/11 Hijackers and Iraq http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-sharpton-repeats-anti-cheney-distortion-911-hijackers-and-iraq <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> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-10-28-MSNBC-PN-Sharpton.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Monday's <em>PoliticsNation</em>, MSNBC host Al Sharpton bizarrely devoted his regular "Nice Try" segment to Dick Cheney denying that he and Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi are "fishing buddies," which the former Vice President did on Sunday's ABC <em>This Week</em> during a discussion of daughter Liz Cheney's bid for the Senate.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-sharpton-repeats-anti-cheney-distortion-911-hijackers-and-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics 9/11 Al Sharpton Dick Cheney Iraq MSNBC PoliticsNation Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:47:46 +0000 44829 at http://www.mrc.org NY Times' Baker on CBS: President Bush 'Felt That the Paper Had Not Been Balanced' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ny-times-baker-cbs-president-bush-felt-paper-had-not-been-balanced <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> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2013-10-21-CBS-Baker_large.JPG" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />On Monday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, the <em>New York Times</em>' Peter Baker didn't reveal anything shocking about George W. Bush's opinion about the liberal paper. Charlie Rose wondered about one detail concerning Baker's new book on Bush and Dick Cheney: "Why wouldn't President Bush talk to you?" He replied, "<strong>President Bush didn't believe that a book written by a <em>New York Times</em> reporter could be fair.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ny-times-baker-cbs-president-bush-felt-paper-had-not-been-balanced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division cbs CBS This Morning Charlie Rose Dick Cheney Gayle King George W. Bush New York Times Norah O'Donnell Peter Baker Polling Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:18:38 +0000 matthew.balan 44778 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Guthrie Tells Cheney: 'You're A Living, Breathing Example of Government Investment' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-guthrie-tells-cheney-youre-living-breathing-example-government-investment <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In part two of an interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday's NBC Today, focused on his new book about his struggle with heart disease, co-host Savannah Guthrie couldn't resist the chance use Cheney's health problems to promote big government: <strong>"...some of this technology that ultimately lead to the pump that kept you alive before you could have the [heart] transplant started in 1964 with government funding.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-guthrie-tells-cheney-youre-living-breathing-example-government-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Dick Cheney government investment Heart Disease NBC Savannah Guthrie Today Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:54:36 +0000 kyle.drennen 44771 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Guthrie Grills Cheney on Tea Party; Cheney Calls Obama 'Most Radical' in D.C. http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-guthrie-grills-cheney-tea-party-cheney-calls-obama-most-radical-dc <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In an interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed a "civil war" in the Republican Party and persistently urged him to blame it on the Tea Party. Instead, Cheney began the exchange by explaining: <strong>"I think the most radical operator in Washington today is the President.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-guthrie-grills-cheney-tea-party-cheney-calls-obama-most-radical-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Dick Cheney government shutdown NBC Republicans Savannah Guthrie Tea Party Today Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:45:32 +0000 kyle.drennen 44770 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes Slams Liz Cheney as 'Odious,' 'Crappy Friend,' 'Knockoff' of 'Villain' Dick Cheney http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-slams-liz-cheney-odious-crappy-friend-knockoff-villain-dick-cheney <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> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-07-17-MSNBC-AI-Hayes2.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Wednesday's <em>All In</em> show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes lambasted GOP Senate candidate Liz Cheney as he hyperbolically used over the top words and phrases such as "odious," "crappy friend," "villain," and "toxic," as he devoted a segment to trashing the daughter of former Vice President Cheney for choosing to run for the U.S. Senate for Wyoming.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-slams-liz-cheney-odious-crappy-friend-knockoff-villain-dick-cheney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics All In Chris Hayes Dick Cheney Liz Cheney Mike Enzi MSNBC Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:40:44 +0000 44054 at http://www.mrc.org Movie Mad Matthews: Dick Cheney Packed Liz Into 'Missile' to 'Continue the 'Life Form' in Wyoming http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/movie-mad-matthews-dick-cheney-packed-liz-missile-continue-life-form-wyoming <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>During an angry rant over the announcement that Liz Cheney will be running for the United States senate in 2014, Chris Matthews offered up one of his typically bizarre movie reference to explain the development: "[Liz and Dick Cheney] remind me of Superman in a movie as played by Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint. Packing their little kid into a little missile to send him off to America or somewhere." [MP3 audio&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-07-17-MSNBC-HB-Matthews.mp3" target="_blank">here</a>.]</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/movie-mad-matthews-dick-cheney-packed-liz-missile-continue-life-form-wyoming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Matthews Dick Cheney Hardball Liz Cheney MSNBC Wed, 17 Jul 2013 23:12:46 +0000 scott.whitlock 44045 at http://www.mrc.org