GeorgeWill http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6450/all en TV Pundits, Left and Right, Insist Gingrich Cannot Win, Would Drag Down Entire Party in Fall http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/tv-pundits-left-and-right-insist-gingrich-cannot-win-would-drag-down-entire-party-fall <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> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/MeetthePress-Newtunfav-2012-01-22-240.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="183" /></div> <p>Given his high unfavorable rating, Newt Gingrich 'cannot win a national election,' MSNBC's very liberal host Lawrence O'Donnell insisted early Saturday night when it became clear Gingrich would win the South Carolina primary, 'it's impossible.' O'Donnell's assessment, however, is held beyond left-wingers animating MSNBC shows. <br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/tv-pundits-left-and-right-insist-gingrich-cannot-win-would-drag-down-entire-party-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Presidential BiasAlert BritHume DavidGregory FoxNewsChannel GeorgeWill JoeScarborough liberalmediabias MeetthePress MikeMurphy NewtGingrich ThisWeek Mon, 23 Jan 2012 03:55:00 +0000 38937 at http://mrc.org Amanpour: Tea Party an 'Extreme' Departure from Reagan's Conservatism; Campaign Spending Bad for Democracy http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-tea-party-extreme-departure-reagans-conservatism-campaign-spending-bad-democrac <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-10-17-ABC-TW-Amanpour.jpg" /></div><p>ABC's Christiane Amanpour on Sunday discovered "a long and venerable tradition of conservatism in this country" exemplified by Ronald Reagan and William F.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-tea-party-extreme-departure-reagans-conservatism-campaign-spending-bad-democrac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2010Congressional ABC'sThisWeek BiasAlert CampaignFinancing ChristianeAmanpour Conservatives&Republicans DailyShow GeorgeWill JonStewart liberalmediabias TeaParties Sun, 17 Oct 2010 18:39:00 +0000 36804 at http://mrc.org Amanpour Slums to Take on U.S. Politics, Flummoxed Pelosi's Victories Aren't Better Appreciated http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-slums-take-us-politics-flummoxed-pelosis-victories-arent-better-appreciated <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-08-01-ABC-TW-Amanpour.jpg" /></div><p>In her debut Sunday morning as host of ABC's This Week with Christiane Amanpour, the long-time CNN international correspondent brought a foreigner's perspective to the program as <b>she treated her lack of knowledge and familiarity with U.S. politics as an asset and the current New York City resident seemed to say that after more than two decades of covering the world she had decided to allow herself to deal with U.S.</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/amanpour-slums-take-us-politics-flummoxed-pelosis-victories-arent-better-appreciated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sThisWeek Afghanistan BiasAlert ChristianeAmanpour congress GeorgeWill liberalmediabias NancyPelosi obamacare RobertGates taxes WaronTerrorism Sun, 01 Aug 2010 18:38:00 +0000 36426 at http://mrc.org Huffington on ABC's This Week: 'Absolutely a Thousand Percent Bush-Cheney's Fault' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/huffington-abcs-week-absolutely-thousand-percent-bush-cheneys-fault <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> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdaGkUprnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;a=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdaGkUprnz&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;a=0&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" height="194" width="240"></embed></object></div><div style="float: right;"></div><p><b>"Sooner or later, we'll blame this on George W.</b></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/huffington-abcs-week-absolutely-thousand-percent-bush-cheneys-fault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sThisWeek AriannaHuffington BiasAlert BPGulfOilSpill GeorgeWill liberalmediabias ObamaWatch Regulation Sun, 06 Jun 2010 19:24:00 +0000 36193 at http://mrc.org Times Promotes NJ Student Walkout As 'Silent Call to Arms' http://mrc.org/articles/times-promotes-nj-student-walkout-silent-call-arms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Winnie Hu continues to push against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie&#039;s fight against the teachers&#039; unions: The protest offered &quot;a real-life civics lesson that unfolded on lawns, sidewalks, parking lots and football fields.&quot; </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> Metro reporter Winnie Hu seems to be on a <a target="" href="/timeswatch/articles/2010/20100422023649.aspx">one-person crusade</a> to pump up opposition against Republican Gov. Chris Christie's fight against expensive and unreformed teachers unions in New Jersey. On Wednesday she profiled a student walkout, which of course was not at all motivated by getting out of class: "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/nyregion/28jersey.html">In New Jersey, a Civics Lesson in the Internet Age - Students, Inspired by a Facebook Message, Rally Against School Budget Cuts</a>."<br /><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-promotes-nj-student-walkout-silent-call-arms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education ChrisChristie GeorgeWill liberalmediabias NewJersey NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Protests Spending TimesWatch Walkout WinnieHu Wed, 28 Apr 2010 19:26:00 +0000 admin 7537 at http://mrc.org Taking the Teachers' Unions Side in New Jersey: 'Radical' Cuts to Schools on the Way http://mrc.org/articles/taking-teachers-unions-side-new-jersey-radical-cuts-schools-way <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New Jerseyans, angry at the stubbornness of the teachers&#039; unions for refusing to accept wage freezes during a recession, voted down NJ school budgets. Reporter Winnie Hu takes the side of the unions: &quot;Many school officials said students were the losers in Tuesday&#039;s elections.&quot; Meanwhile, many taxpayers said they were the winners. </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> New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie urged voters to use yesterday's statewide budget votes to hold the line on spending. They followed his lead, with most districts voting down their proposed budgets, an unusual occurrence, leaving districts scrambling.<br /><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/taking-teachers-unions-side-new-jersey-radical-cuts-schools-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education ChrisChristie GeorgeWill liberalmediabias NewJersey NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Spending TimesWatch WinnieHu Thu, 22 Apr 2010 18:36:00 +0000 admin 7521 at http://mrc.org ABC's Cokie Roberts Defends 'Substance' of ObamaCare http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-cokie-roberts-defends-substance-obamacare <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 height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-03-14-ABC-TW-Rob.jpg" /></div><p>ABC's Cokie Roberts, who last December <a target="_self" href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/2009/20091221122502.aspx">asserted that </a>a "lot of people are going to like a whole lot once they see what's in" ObamaCare, during today's Roundtable discussion on ABC's This Week defended the "substance" of the health care bill Democrats in the House are being pressured to vote for, as she referred to civil rights legislation that cost some Democrats their seats an</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-cokie-roberts-defends-substance-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CokieRoberts GeorgeWill obamacare ThisWeek Sun, 14 Mar 2010 18:00:00 +0000 35802 at http://mrc.org ABC's Terry Moran Laughs at George Will's Critique of Obama http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-terry-moran-laughs-george-wills-critique-obama <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> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xduz4zqGZu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xduz4zqGZu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Nightline anchor Terry Moran started laughing Wednesday night just as George Will finished his critique of President Obama's State of the Union add</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/abcs-terry-moran-laughs-george-wills-critique-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division ABC'sNightline BiasAlert GeorgeWill liberalmediabias ObamaWatch StateoftheUnion TerryMoran Thu, 28 Jan 2010 12:54:00 +0000 35610 at http://mrc.org David Brooks Derides Palin as a 'Joke' and 'Talk Show Host'; Only Ifill Sees Her Appeal http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/david-brooks-derides-palin-joke-and-talk-show-host-only-ifill-sees-her-appeal <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> <div style="float: right;"><img height="179" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-11-15-ABC-TW-Brooks.jpg" /></div><p>The roundtable members on Sunday's This Week derided or dismissed Sarah Palin, with <a target="_blank" href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/opinion/editorialsandoped/oped/columnists/davidbrooks/index.html">David Brooks</a>, the putative conservative columnist for the New York Times, declaring <b>"she's a joke" and insisting "Republican primary voters just are not going to elect a talk show host"</b> - leaving it to PBS's Gwen Ifill, of all people, to come t</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/david-brooks-derides-palin-joke-and-talk-show-host-only-ifill-sees-her-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012Presidential ABC'sThisWeek BiasAlert BobWoodward DavidBrooks GeorgeWill GwenIfill liberalmediabias SarahPalin Sun, 15 Nov 2009 20:35:00 +0000 35338 at http://mrc.org Huffington Calls Suspension of Mark-to-Market Accounting 'Absolutely Tragic' http://mrc.org/articles/huffington-calls-suspension-mark-market-accounting-absolutely-tragic <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>She’s been popping up in a lot of places lately to chime in on the economy.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This time Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington appeared on ABC’s April 5 “This Week,” where she voiced her disapproval of the <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601091&amp;sid=awSxPMGzDW38&amp;refer=india"></a>March 30 decision by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) relaxing mark-to-market accounting rules. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/huffington-calls-suspension-mark-market-accounting-absolutely-tragic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media Politics ArrianaHuffington FASB GeorgeWill Mark-to-Marketaccounting ThisWeek Mon, 06 Apr 2009 13:55:33 +0000 admin 26870 at http://mrc.org Dobbs vs. Kudlow: CNN Host Trashes Rival's Presence at Obama Dinner http://mrc.org/articles/dobbs-vs-kudlow-cnn-host-trashes-rivals-presence-obama-dinner <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“CNBC Reports” host Larry Kudlow believes free-market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. Too bad CNN “Lou Dobbs Tonight” host Lou Dobbs doesn’t.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Dobbs attacked Kudlow during the Jan. 14 broadcast of “Lou Dobbs Tonight” for commenting on <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcb_washington/20090114/pl_mcb_washington/washington200901obamaattendsconservativedinnerpartyhtml"></a>a dinner meeting of conservative pundits at the home of Washington Post columnist George Will on Jan. 13.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/dobbs-vs-kudlow-cnn-host-trashes-rivals-presence-obama-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Politics AmandaCarpenter BarackObama BillKristol CNBC CNN DavidBrooks DJIA EdRollins free-marketcapitalism GeorgeWill LarryKudlow LouDobbs LouDobbsTonight MelissaFrancis MoneyPoliticsblog PaulGigot PeggyNoonan Regulation taxcuts TheCall WashingtonPost Fri, 16 Jan 2009 05:18:40 +0000 admin 27008 at http://mrc.org Dear Post: Auto Bailout Will Lead to Economic Contraction http://mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-post-auto-bailout-will-lead-economic-contraction <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/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Washington</st1:place></st1:state> Post</p> <p ><st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">1150 15th St., NW</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Washington</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">DC</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">20071</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >Dear Editor:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-post-auto-bailout-will-lead-economic-contraction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business Chrysler Detroitautomakers DonaldBoudreaux economiccontraction Ford GeorgeWill GM martinfeldstein unioncontracts WashingtonPost Tue, 18 Nov 2008 20:15:06 +0000 admin 30022 at http://mrc.org Conservatives Brook No Dissent While Ignorant Evangelicals Ruin Movement http://mrc.org/articles/conservatives-brook-no-dissent-while-ignorant-evangelicals-ruin-movement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Why the conservative crackup? Reporter Patricia Cohen cites evangelicals: &quot;...the disillusioned commentary of credentialed conservatives like Mr. Will, Mr. Buckley and Mr. Krauthammer may be the sound of a movement splintering at its foundation - a movement whose intellectuals have long been uneasy with, for example, the rising power, in the Bush years, of evangelicals, with their categorical faith in creationism and distrust of scientific reason.&quot; </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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Prominent conservativewriters like Charles Krauthammer, George Will, and Christopher Buckley have criticized John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee, catching the attention of Times reporter Patricia Cohen, who wrote "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/19/weekinreview/19cohen.html?scp=2&sq=patriciacohen&st=cse" target="_self">Unease in the Conservative Commentariat</a>" for the front page of the Sunday Week in Review. </p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/conservatives-brook-no-dissent-while-ignorant-evangelicals-ruin-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2008 CharlesKrauthammer ChristopherBuckley Conservatives Gaffes GeorgeWill JohnMcCain NewYorkTimes NYTimes SarahPalin TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 20 Oct 2008 19:50:00 +0000 admin 6489 at http://mrc.org 'This Week': George Will vs. The World on Housing Bailout http://mrc.org/articles/week-george-will-vs-world-housing-bailout <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; George Will must have known to eat his Wheaties before going on ABC’s “This Week” on March 30.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Will, a conservative columnist, was decidedly outnumbered by three liberal commentators in a roundtable discussion about the economy on the show hosted by George Stephanopoulos – who worked for former Democratic President Bill Clinton. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/week-george-will-vs-world-housing-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Bailout brazile cash clinton Foreclosure FreeMarket GeorgeWill home homeowner House housing krugman lender Loan mortgage Reich stephanopoulos Mon, 31 Mar 2008 20:18:19 +0000 admin 26272 at http://mrc.org