The NewsBusters Weekly Recap: June 2 to 8

"What Isn’t His Fault?"

On Wednesday’s "Situation Room," liberal anchor Jack Cafferty argued that, perhaps, it's President Bush, not Vladimir Putin, who is attempting to reignite the Cold War. However, Cafferty might want to consider the fact that fewer pesky journalists seem to mysteriously disappear in the United States than they do in Russia.

A Left Wing GOP? That’s the Ticket to Success!

During this week’s Republican debate, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer had a suggestion for the national GOP: Be more like liberal Arnold Schwarzenegger. Now, this is an idea he’s peddled four times since the midterm elections. Isn’t it sweet when left-wing journalists offer advice to the Republican Party?

"You Just KNEW This Was Coming"

Speaking of liberal cable hosts, Keith Olbermann suggested this week that the unraveling of a terror plot at JFK airport was politically timed to help the Bush administration. Yes, Keith, and the Paris Hilton media soap opera is a cover by the White House to distract from the immigration debacle.

"I Love Fidel!"

Reporting on Cuba’s health care, reporter Andrea Mitchell highlighted an unnamed Cuban citizen who only had nice things to say for the brutal dictator: "I love him!"

"Celebrities Who Live in Glass Mansions..."

Finally, during an appearance on MSNBC’s "Hardball," actor Ben Affleck pronounced President Bush's White House to be one of the worst administrations in history. This from the man who made the movie "Gigli."

Scott Whitlock
Scott Whitlock
Scott Whitlock is the associate editor for the Media Research Center's site.