BillAdair http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19157/all en CBS Let 'Biggest Lie of the Year' in Politics Go Unanswered for Months http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-let-biggest-lie-year-politics-go-unanswered-months <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 src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-12-20-CBS-TES-Adair.jpg" border="0" /></div> <p>Tuesday's Early Show on CBS brought on PolitiFact's Bill Adair to reveal what he labeled as the "biggest lie of the year" inside politics, which was "<strong>the claim by many Democrats that the Republicans voted to end Medicare</strong>." But CBS let Democratic operatives spout that falsehood several times without scrutiny earlier in 2011.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-let-biggest-lie-year-politics-go-unanswered-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BillAdair cbs CBSEveningNews DebbieWassermanSchultz liberalmediabias NancyCordes PaulRyan PolitiFact RobertZimmerman TheEarlyShow Tue, 20 Dec 2011 20:52:00 +0000 38558 at http://www.mrc.org