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NBC's Curry: Does Obama Afghanistan Visit 'Blunt' GOP Criticism?

Talking to NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams about President Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan on Wednesday's Today, co-host Ann Curry hoped the move would quiet Republicans: ...
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CBS Downplays Graphic Afghanistan Photos as a GOP 'Distraction,' ABC Minimizes

CBS's Bill Plante on Friday downplayed graphic photos of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan posing with severed body parts of suicide bombers as a GOP "distraction," insisting that Republicans were ...

As ObamaCare Hits Supreme Court, New York Times Buries Unfavorable Poll Findings on A-17

There were strange priorities afoot in Tuesday's New York Times, which led with a poll story on falling support for the war in Afghanistan. Yet the paper buried a story from the same poll ...
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As Obama-Care Hits Supreme Court, New York Times Buries Unfavorable Poll Findings on A-17

There were strange priorities afoot in Tuesday's New York Times, which led with a poll story on falling support for the war in Afghanistan. Yet the paper buried a story from the same poll showing ...
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NBC Reporter Claims Quran Burnings Latest in 'A Long Line of Insults' to Afghanistan by U.S.

Reporting on violent protests in Afghanistan following accidental Quran burnings for Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Atia Abawi declared the incident "...follows a long line of insults that ...

Matthews Slams 'Chickenhawks' & 'Crazy Neocons' for Supporting Wars

During Tuesday's live coverage of the New Hampshire Primary on MSNBC, Chris Matthews asked guest Tom Ridge why it is that "crazy neocons" and Republican "chickenhawks" always want to "go to war ...

Politico's Evan Thomas: U.S. a 'Great Giant' That 'Stomped On' Other Countries

On PBS's Inside Washington on Friday, the Politico's Evan Thomas - formerly of Newsweek - characterized the United States as a "great giant" that would go on to "stomp on" other countries after ...

Recent Veterans Most Supportive of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars; Networks Tout Anti-War Sentiment

A new Pew Research Center poll of military veterans found those serving after 9/11 were significantly more supportive of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan than either the general public or veterans ...

Andy Rooney Recognized Media's Liberalism and Espoused It Himself

Andy Rooney delivered his final commentary Sunday night at the end of 60 Minutes and while the now 92-year old curmudgeon's pieces usually dealt with non-serious topics, he should be credited for ...

James Traub on John Kerry, Latest 'Decent, Serious, Honorable' Dem Destroyed by 'Republican Attack Machine'

Magazine writer James Traub on poor, mistreated John Kerry: "The last time most Americans saw John Kerry, he was tying himself in knots trying to rebut the charge that he was for the war in Iraq ...
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