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By Brent Bozell | June 6, 2012 | 6:20 AM EDT

It’s clear David Limbaugh isn’t writing books with the goal of being honored in the salons of the liberal media. He doesn’t mince words with the media. His devastating new book on Barack Obama is titled "The Great Destroyer: Barack Obama’s War on the Republic."

It’s a bracing antidote to the intoxicated oozing of the "mainstream" press. There is so much withering artillery fire against Obama’s damaging presidency in this book, you hardly know where to begin.

By Brad Wilmouth | June 5, 2012 | 11:52 PM EDT

Shortly after MSNBC called Republican Governor Scott Walker as the winner of Tuesday's recall election shortly after 9:50 p.m. during the Rachel Maddow Show, a subdued Ed Schultz gave his initial reaction.

By Tom Blumer | June 5, 2012 | 11:50 PM EDT

As of 11:15 p.m., with about 74% of the votes counted, Wisconsin Governor Scott was ahead of Scott Barrett by roughly a 56-44 margin. Late-arriving votes from Democrat-heavy areas of Milwaukee and Dane Counties seemed likely to narrow the margin to perhaps 10 points. (UPDATE: Because heavier margins of support for Barrett in those two counties, the final margin was 6.9%, roughly the same as Barack Obama's 7.4% margin in 2008, which was never labeled a "survival" or "narrow" or anything similar.)

The headlines currently at CNN (HT to a NewsBusters tipster) and the Associated Press both act as if Walker squeaked by. Pics follow the jump.

By Noel Sheppard | June 5, 2012 | 11:33 PM EDT

In response to the news that Republican Governor Scott Walker won his recall battle in Wisconsin Tuesday, MSNBC's Ed Schultz spoke a truth that should be a total embarrassment for the entire journalism industry.

"This is not going to be an easy night for many broadcasters who are liberal" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By NB Staff | June 5, 2012 | 10:19 PM EDT

Despite bogus talk early in the evening that exit polls showed the Wisconsin recall election in a 50-50 dead heat, Republican Governor Scott Walker has won.

Please feel free to discuss what this means for the upcoming elections in November as well as the future of the labor movement in this country.

By Matt Hadro | June 5, 2012 | 7:51 PM EDT

The media's crush on Bill Clinton has only grown stronger since he left office, and CNN renewed its affection for the former president on Tuesday by airing over four minutes of him introducing President Obama at a Democratic fund raiser.

Fox News caught some flack for producing and airing a four-minute anti-Obama video – not that NBC and MSNBC haven't done the same thing to Romney – but CNN pulled a similar move in not producing, but still airing, what amounted to Obama campaign propaganda. And this is not the first time this has happened on CNN's The Situation Room.

By Noel Sheppard | June 5, 2012 | 7:45 PM EDT

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer on Tuesday said former President Bill Clinton is behaving like a "double agent" with some of the remarks he's been making about Barack Obama.

Appearing on Fox News's Special Report, Krauthammer also said, "I think he really is now a bull in a china shop, and there’s a lot of crockery that’s being destroyed” (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Tom Blumer | June 5, 2012 | 6:08 PM EDT

As he has for nearly 16 months, the AP's Scott Bauer once again included a false statement about what the budget repair legislation also known as "Act 10" passed by Wisconsin's legislature and signed by Governor Scott Walker last year did to public-sector unions and their ability to collectively bargain.

He wrote: "Enraged Democrats and labor activists gathered more than 900,000 signatures in support of the recall after they failed to stop Walker and his GOP allies in the state Legislature from stripping most public employees of their union right to collectively bargain." Y'know, Scott, you've been writing this garbage for 16 months. You can keep it up for the next 16 months or 16 years, but what won't change is that fact that your statement today and the equivalent statements you've written in the past simply aren't true, and never will be.

By P.J. Gladnick | June 5, 2012 | 6:00 PM EDT

David Shuster is predicting the imminent indictment of Karl Rove.


That was Shuster as an MSNBC host back in 2006. In his current incarnation on the no-rated Current TV he is predicting the possible indictment of Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. Despite making himself a laughingstock six years ago by projecting visions of Karl Rove being frogwalked across the White House lawn, Shuster now seems intent on delivering an encore performance.

By Matt Hadro | June 5, 2012 | 5:55 PM EDT

When the news pertains to issues in the Catholic church, CNN loves to promote liberal theologians and religious, especially ones that are defying Catholic teaching. In contrast, orthodox priests and bishops might receive vastly different treatment – if they even get on CNN, that is.

So when an American nun's book on sexual ethics was found by the Vatican to be "not in conformity" with the Catholic Church's teaching, CNN contributor Stephen Prothero smacked the Vatican for its "unjust" condemnation of the book and accused the Catholic Church of continuing to "attack the sort of apple pie, mom kind of institutions in America."

By Kyle Drennen | June 5, 2012 | 5:13 PM EDT

Seated atop a high horse on Monday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Peter Alexander lamented the tone of the Wisconsin recall election of Republican Governor Scott Walker: "It is a fiery local campaign that analysts say highlights the country's nasty political landscape, where demonization often drowns out discourse."

What Alexander failed to notice from his lofty perch was that left-wing MSNBC host Ed Schultz has driven much of the nastiness in the campaign. Launching his vicious assault against Walker in February of 2011 on The Ed Show, Schultz spewed: "Governor Scott Walker is trying to balance the budget on the backs of school teachers, prison guards, and snowplow drivers...on a mission to destroy basic human rights, union rights that is, for public employees." From then through May of 2012, Schultz brought on 237 guests to denounce Walker.

By NB Staff | June 5, 2012 | 5:12 PM EDT

Tonight is the big night for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the union drones who despise him. Exit polls are said to be trending in Walker's favor so expect tonight to be very interesting, particularly if Walker's Democratic opponent, Tom Barrett, goes down hard.

Join us tonight as we keep track of the latest news in a live chat to discuss the recall election and the media coverage of it. Will Walker win? Will Ed Schultz have a meltdown on-air? We'll find out sooon.

By Jack Coleman | June 5, 2012 | 5:00 PM EDT

You'd think MSNBC's resident brainiac would know better than to engage in the very thing she condemns in others.

Apparently this ethical tenet understood by most children is beyond Rachel Maddow's grasp as she demonstrated once again on her cable show last night. (video, audio clips after page break)

By Rusty Weiss | June 5, 2012 | 4:23 PM EDT

The Boston Globe is reporting on a Massachusetts solar company that received state loans under Governor Romney, and is now filing for bankruptcy.  The Globe insists that this news means that Romney's attacks on the President's failed Solyndra investment have backfired, and are implying that it opens up the Republican presidential contender up to charges of hypocrisy

An excerpt:

By Matthew Balan | June 5, 2012 | 4:19 PM EDT

CBS This Morning on Tuesday heralded President Obama and former President Bill Clinton's joint fundraising appearances in New York City, playing up the "star-studded lineup" that appeared with the two. Correspondent Bill Plante gushed that Obama "shared the stage and the spotlight with former President Bill Clinton...his reputation now bathed in nostalgia as he made the case for his fellow Democrat."

Political director John Dickerson also likened Clinton to a lumbering dog throwing its weight around: "He's [Clinton] also, sort of, a big St. Bernard bounding around the political landscape, saying what he wants, and it's difficult for the Obama team to quiet him down if he says something that might be slightly off message."