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By Scott Whitlock | | May 6, 2013 | 1:10 PM EDT

ABC reporters over the weekend huffed that the National Rifle Association took a "victory lap" and sneered that the gun group was "using" the Boston bombing at their recent convention. Reporter Reena Ninan on Sunday chided, "NRA leaders found a way to use the recent bombings in Boston, even shooting tragedies, to expand support for their organization."

On Monday's Good Morning America, correspondent Jon Karl worried, "When it comes to guns, don't expect this crowd to give in on anything." He then parroted Ninan, insisting that the NRA "even invoked the manhunt for the Boston bombers." What Vice President Wayne LaPierre actually said in reference to Boston was this:

By Ken Shepherd | | May 6, 2013 | 12:58 PM EDT

Former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC News president Steve Capus are reportedly among the finalists to take the helm of Al Jazeera America.

"One of the biggest jobs in media is a new position and a high-risk opportunity: running Al Jazeera America," Sharon Waxman of TheWrap.com reported this morning (emphasis mine):

By Kyle Drennen | | May 6, 2013 | 12:24 PM EDT

Appearing on NBC's Chris Matthews Show on Sunday, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius initially dismissed the Benghazi terrorist attack as being "Fox News's super-story," with left-wing host Matthews agreeing: "This is a big Fox story." Fellow Post columnist Kathleen Parker called out Ignatius: "I know Fox has been covering it, but, you know, that doesn't mean it's wrong." Ignatius acknowledged: "It doesn't mean it's wrong." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

Parker, who prompted discussion of the topic, told Matthews: "I knew you were going to roll your eyes on this, but I think it makes you look good to at least mention it on your show." Matthews replied: "David's also rolling his eyes." Ignatius denied the charge, declaring: "No, I think this is, Benghazi is a serious story." Parker prodded him: "Could you say that a little louder, please?" Ignatius reiterated: "Benghazi is a serious story."

By Matt Vespa | | May 6, 2013 | 12:23 PM EDT

Kirsten Powers at Daily Beast made a shocking comparison – legislatively speaking – concerning the Gosnell trial and the abortion rights movement in her column today.  They’ve become “the NRA of the left," the liberal but pro-life Democrat charges.

To her buddies on the Left, those are meant to be fighting words. There is no greater insult for liberals than to be compared to the National Rifle Association, the nation's oldest civil rights organization founded in 1871.

By Jeffrey Meyer | | May 6, 2013 | 11:58 AM EDT

It’s bad enough that MSNBC is extremely liberal, but when they acknowledge their biases but don’t attempt to correct them, it shows how incorrigible they are. Take Monday's Morning Joe, where the panelists discussed offensive comments made on Friday by outgoing South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian.

During his speech, which Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance to hear, Harpootlian disgustingly commented that Haley, who is of Indian decent should be sent, “back wherever the hell she came from and this country can move forward.”  [See video after jump.  MP3 audio here.] 

By Matt Hadro | | May 6, 2013 | 10:46 AM EDT

After conservative radio host Dana Loesch tweeted about firing "all manner" of guns with friends at her local range this past weekend, CNN's resident gun police Piers Morgan swooped in to badger her.

Twitchy had the exchange. Morgan mocked Loesch's gun range tweet, "Yee-haw!" and pointed out, for all those unaware, that the AR-15 rifle she tweeted a picture of was "The assault rifle used at Aurora & Sandy Hook." When Loesch replied that everyone shooting were "law-abiding citizens," Morgan invoked the Newtown shooter's mother: "Like Mrs Lanza?"

By Andrew Collins | | May 6, 2013 | 10:39 AM EDT

Pity William McKinley. Our 25th president was a Civil War hero who successfully prosecuted the Spanish-American War and presided over a booming economy. For his trouble, he was assassinated. Adding insult to injury, he’s the namesake of The World’s Gayest High School. President McKinley -- NOT a 'Glee' fan. 

By Noel Sheppard | | May 6, 2013 | 9:49 AM EDT

As NewsBusters previously reported, CBS Late Show host David Letterman spent a week last month attacking Senators as stooges - mostly Republicans, of course - for opposing recent gun control legislation.

One such Senator, James Inhofe of Oklahoma, told WABC radio's Aaron Klein Sunday, “That’s kind of a badge of honor. Any time you get Rachel Maddow or Letterman or those people to call you names that means you are winning."

By Tyler O'Neil | | May 6, 2013 | 9:15 AM EDT

The last episode of HBO’s hit show “Game of Thrones” featured nudity and a homosexual scene. Now, they’re justifying it.

Buried in an excellent marriage intrigue scene, HBO gets in a jab at social conservatives. Lady Olenna Tyrell (Diana Rigg), Lady Dowager of Highgarden, refuses to marry her gay grandson Loras to Cersei Lannister – she’s too old.

The Hand of the King, Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) points out “a boy with his affliction should be grateful for the opportunity to marry the most beautiful woman in the kingdoms, and remove the stain from his name.”

By CMI Staff | | May 6, 2013 | 8:55 AM EDT

CBS’s Hawaii Five-0 has already gained a reputation for great action and nobility, but the latest installment brought something more – a feat of presentation, in the style of investigative journalism.

Instead of the typical crime show, where excellent camera angles and uninterrupted footage immerses the viewer in the spirit of the action, this episode viewed the crimes unit through a reporter’s lens. Many scenes feature an outdoor presentation, with Savannah Walker (Aisha Tyler) narrating in between clips to a crowd in white chairs.

By Tyler O'Neil | | May 6, 2013 | 8:46 AM EDT

“2 Broke Girls” is at it again – granted, there’s a little humor mixed in with the bawdy sex jokes and racism. But the word coined in this week’s episode catches the spirit of the show – “copstitutes,” and the rest of the show demonstrates that the writing is as bankrupt as its characters are supposed to be.

By Tyler O'Neil | | May 6, 2013 | 8:32 AM EDT

“How do you make something memorable for a guy who makes every night the best night of his life?” Asks Marshall Ericksen (Jason Segel) in the latest episode of CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother.” The fiancée, Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders), wisely answers, “give him the worst night of his life!”

The only problem? Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) has a high ideal for bachelor parties: “It’s a rite of passage with his bros, a bromitzvah!” He lists upwards of 20 things that would make it the best night ever.

By Tyler O'Neil | | May 6, 2013 | 8:21 AM EDT

The latest episode of CBS’s “The Good Wife” spins marital infidelity into a major plot twist.

In the last episode, attorney Alicia Florrick (Juliana Margulies) and her husband Peter (Chris North) decided to renew their vows. But in this week’s episode, she again kisses her extramarital flame Will Gardner (Josh Charles).

When Peter wins the Gubernatorial election for Illinois, he meets his wife in the bedroom, but after kissing him, she retreats to the bathroom – “I need to freshen up.”

By Tim Graham | | May 6, 2013 | 7:22 AM EDT

In 2005, USA Today uncovered the scandal that black columnist Armstrong Williams was paid to promote Bush’s Education Department initiatives. In 2013, it’s never a scandal when MSNBC anchors promote Obama’s Education Department initiatives. It’s another Great Leap Forward for government-media synchronicity.

Today at 4 pm, after her daily on-air hour is up, MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall is serving as moderator of a Google-Plus “hangout” at Howard University for the Education Department on “A Legacy of Excellence: Celebrating African American Teachers in our Classrooms.”

By Brent Baker | | May 6, 2013 | 6:52 AM EDT

NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday brought aboard another lefty whose far-left views are usually only heard on MSNBC, but Joy-Ann Reid, Managing Editor of TheGrio.com, the NBC News site aimed at African-Americans, perfectly reflected the true liberal view of how to boost the economy. It’s not a “balanced” approach of budget cuts and tax hikes. She urged higher taxes and more spending.

“When you look at the economy and the fact that it isn’t growing more strongly, we’ve been trying to force ourselves to do austerity,” Reid ludicrously asserted in the midst of ever-increasing federal spending. She fretted the inability “to do a robust agenda from Washington that does smart spending and smart tax increases,” regretting that “without being able to do sane policy in Washington,” you can’t expect Obama to fix the economy.