Doris Kearns Goodwin http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21271/all en Al Hunt On GOP’s Midterm Win: ‘Republicans Have Been Nothing But Negative’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/al-hunt-gops-midterm-win-republicans-have-been-nothing-negative <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/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On election night, the PBS program&nbsp;<em>Charlie Rose</em>&nbsp;had an all-liberal panel to whine about the Democratic Party’s electoral losses throughout the country and complain&nbsp;that President Obama didn’t tout his political agenda throughout the campaign season.</p><p>During the discussion,&nbsp;<strong><em>Bloomberg View</em>’s Al Hunt argued that "this is the most content free election I`ve ever seen. The Republicans basically ran totally against Barack Obama… the Republicans have been nothing but negative."</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/al-hunt-gops-midterm-win-republicans-have-been-nothing-negative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2014 midterms Al Hunt Charlie Rose Doris Kearns Goodwin PBS Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:07:37 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47554 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Invites Favorite Liberal Historian to Praise Obama's Legacy of 'Forward Movement in Social Justice' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-invites-favorite-liberal-historian-praise-obamas-legacy-forward-movement-social-justi <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> On Sunday's NBC <em>Meet the Press</em>, moderator David Gregory fretted over the "shrinking presidency" of Barack Obama: "A thousand days left for President Obama. And here was a headline we looked up back in 2009 at the inauguration.</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/nbc-invites-favorite-liberal-historian-praise-obamas-legacy-forward-movement-social-justi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama David Gregory Doris Kearns Goodwin legacy Meet the Press NBC Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:22:29 +0000 kyle.drennen 45466 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Boosts Obama Adulation, Likens President to Lincoln http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-boosts-obama-adulation-likens-president-lincoln <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://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2012-11-15-CBS-Goodwin_thumb.jpg" style="float: right;" height="134" width="240" />On Thursday's <em>CBS This Morning</em>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/obama-donor-gayle-king-acclaims-romney-binder-remark-its-going-be-joke-keeps-giving">open Obama supporter</a> Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell repeatedly prompted liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to equate the newly-reelected President Obama to Abraham Lincoln.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cbs-boosts-obama-adulation-likens-president-lincoln" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abraham Lincoln cbs CBS This Morning Doris Kearns Goodwin Gayle King Norah O'Donnell Thu, 15 Nov 2012 22:45:02 +0000 matthew.balan 41832 at http://www.mrc.org Meet the Press Panel Blames Romney Loss on Limbaugh and ‘Loons and Wackos’ of Conservative Base http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/meet-press-panel-blames-romney-loss-limbaugh-and-loons-and-wackos-conservative-base <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/MPT-Schmidt-2012-11-11.jpg" style="width: 260px; height: 145px; margin: 1px; float: right;" /> Sunday’s <em>Meet the Press</em> featured a panel of five, none of them conservative (Congressman-elect Joaquín Castro, Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, author Doris Kearns Goodwin, the <em>Washington Post</em>’s Bob Woodward and NBC’s Chuck Todd), to assess why Mitt Romney lost and “the future of the GOP.” And they agreed conservatives are the problem.<br /> <br /> Todd, NBC’s political director, decided the GOP has become “a coalition of special interest forces” and <strong>fretted “the leaders in Washington can’t control the special interest groups”</strong> as Republicans, like Democrats in the past, “succumbed to their base.”</p> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/meet-press-panel-blames-romney-loss-limbaugh-and-loons-and-wackos-conservative-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 Presidential Chuck Todd Conservatives & Republicans Doris Kearns Goodwin Meet the Press Steve Schmidt Mon, 12 Nov 2012 02:19:58 +0000 brent.baker 41781 at http://www.mrc.org 'Meet the Press' Panelist: Obama Should Be 'Doubling Down,' 'Didn't Do Enough Stimulus' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/meet-press-panelist-obama-should-be-doubling-down-didnt-do-enough-stimulus <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> On Sunday's NBC <em>Meet the Press</em>, liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin pleaded with President Obama to tell voters: <strong>"'I am doubling down on what I did.' He didn't do enough on the stimulus. He didn't do enough investing in the future. </strong>The things he believes in, he has to say we need more of it. And that's our future." [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-06-17-NBC-MTP-Goodwin.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/meet-press-panelist-obama-should-be-doubling-down-didnt-do-enough-stimulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama David Gregory Doris Kearns Goodwin Meet the Press NBC Stimulus Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:40:26 +0000 kyle.drennen 40429 at http://www.mrc.org