NPR's Diane Rehm Show Stuffed With Reporters Decrying 'Obamacare Madne

October 15th, 2013 3:02 PM
You can trust National Public Radio to take the statist side in a shutdown. It happened again on The Diane Rehm Show on Monday, where “objective” reporters took turns slashing at “reality”-deprived Tea Party conservatives. Washington Post reporter Lori Montgomery said “the Obamacare push was a giant mistake.” She even announced that “Obamacare…

In 66-Paragraph Masterpiece, WSJ Details 'Head-Spinning Reversal on Ch

September 16th, 2013 7:13 PM
It was bound to be overshadowed by breaking news of the fatal Washington Navy Yard shooting this morning, but today's Wall Street Journal front-pager, "Inside White House, a Head-Spinning Reversal on Chemical Weapons," would have likely gone unnoticed by the liberal broadcast and cable media regardless. In a 66-paragraph masterpiece, Journal reporters Adam Entous, Janet Hook,…

The Spin Begins: White House 'Gird[ing] for Battle with Congress' Over

September 1st, 2013 10:18 PM
The president's call on Saturday for Congress to debate and pass a resolution authorizing airstrikes against Syria also served as a telegraphed message to the liberal media about how to spin the message in a way that puffs the president politically while turning a serious question of foreign policy and use of military resources into a domestic political grist for the 2014 midterms. Well,…

WSJ: 'Obama Dismisses Benghazi Claims' as Partisan Fundraising Fare

May 14th, 2013 7:45 PM
Covering Barack Obama's  Monday May 13 press conference for the May 14 edition of the Wall Street Journal, reporters Peter Nicholas and Janet Hook painted the president as above the partisan fray and Republicans as the ones sidetracking Washington from the "plenty of unfinished business" that the president has on his plate just "[f]our months into his new term."…

PBS's Gwen Ifill: Foley Was Watergate, Massa Makes Us Silly as a Carto

March 12th, 2010 4:13 PM
PBS Washington Week host Gwen Ifill was featured Friday on the Romenesko media-news site for her "Gwen’s Take" blog post dismissing the Eric Massa groping scandal as a silly distraction (echoing  Rachel Maddow, and Nancy Pelosi). She compared Washington to Dug the talking dog in the cartoon movie "Up" chasing a squirrel. But in 2006, Ifill’s show almost screamed with hype that…

LA Times Finds Liberals Upset Obama Too Centrist

October 24th, 2008 12:20 PM
Los Angeles Times reporter Janet Hook informed readers of the October 24 paper that while "McCain seeks to portray Obama as an extreme liberal," that some liberals are worrying Obama is too centrist for their tastes.One such liberal was Amy Isaacs of Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), a liberal advocacy group. Isaacs downplayed Obama's liberalism while affirming it, saying he was…