CNN Keeps Supporting Gun Control Advocates After Wisconsin Shooting

August 7th, 2012 4:08 PM
After forcing gun control into headlines only hours after the July 20 Aurora massacre, CNN gave a voice to anti-gun advocates on Monday and Tuesday in the wake of Sunday's Wisconsin shooting. The network hosted three guests who pushed for gun control on-air, and correspondent Dan Lothian highlighted prominent gun control advocates like Mayor Bloomberg in his Tuesday morning report.

CNN's Candy Crowley Doesn't Think It Matters If ObamaCare Mandate Is a

July 1st, 2012 10:59 AM
One of the key parts of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling regarding the President's healthcare bill was that the fine for not complying with the individual mandate must be considered a tax in order for it to be constitutional. On CNN's State of the Union Sunday, host Candy Crowley didn't think this was a very important distinction (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Media Mash: End of Occupy Wall Street Edition

November 18th, 2011 8:40 AM
Media silence greeted video of an Occupy Wall Street protester vowing to burn New York City to the ground and toss Molotov cocktails into a Macy's department store, yet there was "non-stop media coverage" of the alleged, but never proven, use of the N-word at one Tea Party rally, NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell noted last night on Fox News Channel's Hannity. "Look at the violence you're…

Flashback: CNN's Lothian Also Tossed Obama a Softball at Presser Last

November 15th, 2011 3:17 PM
CNN's White House correspondent Dan Lothian made headlines with his ridiculous softball question to President Obama on Sunday. However, as NewsBusters has documented, Lothian has posed such a soft question to Obama before, and has shown some liberal bias in his past reporting. Lothian asked the President at Sunday's press conference in Hawaii if he thought the Republican candidates, who…

Goldberg on CNNer's Softball to Obama: 'Most Ridiculous Question I Hav

November 14th, 2011 11:57 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian at a press conference at the APEC summit in Hawaii Sunday asked President Obama if Republican presidential candidates were "uninformed, out of touch, or irresponsible." On Fox News's O'Reilly Factor Monday, political analyst Bernie Goldberg said, "That was the most ridiculous question I have ever heard by a regular…

CNN WH Correspondent Asks Obama if GOP Candidates Are 'Uninformed, Out

November 14th, 2011 9:17 AM
Remember during 2008's Democratic primaries when Saturday Night Live did a hilarious sketch mocking a CNN debate as being a disgraceful suck-up to then presidential candidate Barack Obama? A repeat of this happened in real life Sunday evening when during a press conference from the APEC summit in Hawaii, CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian actually asked the President if the GOP…

Enthralled White House Press Corps Pose Sycophantic ‘Questions’ to

December 22nd, 2010 8:38 PM
“There weren’t a lot of hard questions in this news conference,” FNC’s Bret Baier observed on Special Report in the understatement of the night. Indeed, in the first question posed at the late Wednesday afternoon session, Caren Bohan of Reuters reflected the collective glow of the White House press corp basking in Barack Obama’s glory: You racked up a lot of wins in the last few weeks that…

Evening Newscasts Downplay or Ignore Obama Appointee Berwick’s Pro-S

July 9th, 2010 10:27 AM
President Obama’s recess appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick – a controversial advocate of socialized medicine and of government rationing of health care, particularly for the elderly – as head of the Medicare and Medicaid programs has so far received no attention on ABC’s World News or on the CBS Evening News, while the NBC Nightly News on Thursday devoted just 38 seconds to the President’s…

CNN's Lothian: Nobel Prize an 'A' for Effort, Could Help Pres. With He

October 9th, 2009 1:10 PM
CNN’s White House correspondent Dan Lothian, on Friday's American Morning, saw nothing but pluses for President Obama’s reception of the Nobel Peace Prize. Lothian guessed that “the President obviously is getting an ‘A’ for effort here,” and even went so far to speculate about whether the reward could help the Democrat “push through care as this could help him.”Anchors Kiran…

CNN Omits Conservative Voices in Reports on Homosexual Campaigns

June 18th, 2009 2:29 PM
Two reports on CNN’s Situation Room on Wednesday about President Obama’s extension of benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees and the campaign to overturn Proposition 8 in California featured only left-wing sound bites, and none from conservative opponents of homosexual activists.The first report from correspondent Dan Lothian, which aired just after the beginning of the 4 pm Eastern…

CNN: Video ‘Seemingly Contradicts’ Clinton’s Account of Bosnia T

March 25th, 2008 6:45 PM
CNN’s Dan Lothian, during a report on Tuesday’s "The Situation Room," downplayed Hillary Clinton’s "sniper fire" statement on her trip to Tuzla, Bosnia during her time as First Lady, referring to it as a "misstep." Lothian, in his introduction to the report, referenced the "dangerous 1996 visit to Bosnia" and played Clinton’s now-famous false account of her arrival in the war-torn country. As…