CNN Rehashes Kathleen Parker: Gingrich Getting Support 'Against All Re

February 1st, 2012 3:06 PM
Was Soledad O'Brien trying to hit two candidates with one stone? The CNN host combined negative poll results for Mitt Romney with a "conservative" criticism of Newt Gingrich in her tough question to Romney on Wednesday. O'Brien quoted so-called conservative Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post, who questioned Romney's appeal to voters when "far less perfect…

Kathleen Parker: National Review 'Created From an Ideological Point of

January 29th, 2012 3:05 PM
Those familiar with Kathleen Parker's work are well aware that this supposedly conservative columnist is a fine example of a Republican in Name Only. On CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday, Parker proved it once again saying that the National Review "was created from an ideological point of view...As opposed to, for example, the Chicago Tribune or The Washington Post" (video…

Kathleen Parker: 'Everybody's Going To Say I'm An Obama-lover. Whateve

December 18th, 2011 8:34 AM
Somebody check the calendar.  Aren't we almost in 2012? Yet there's Kathleen Parker on Chris Matthews's weekend show today, still gushing over Barack Obama like a member of the liberal media in the deepest throes of 2008 Obama-adulation. After extolling Obama's foreign policy approach as "cool" [mangling a basketball metaphor along the way], Parker defiantly…

Newt Gingrich Accused of Hating Mankind by 'Conservative' Kathleen Par

November 13th, 2011 3:21 PM
Moments after being introduced by Face the Nation host Bob Schiiffer as a "conservative" columnist, the Washington Post's Kathleen Parker on Sunday referred to Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as a "misanthrope" - aka a mankind hater (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Kurtz Spends 22 Minutes on Cain Allegations With No Mention of Media's

November 6th, 2011 7:33 PM
CNN's Howard Kurtz considers himself to be a media analyst, yet on Sunday's Reliable Sources, he spent 22 minutes discussing Politico's hit piece on Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain without once mentioning how the press handled Bill Clinton's actual  sex scandals. The program began:

Morning Joe Lavishes Love On Kathleen Parker, Dumps On CNN

March 8th, 2011 7:59 AM
All you need to know about why people on the right were dissatisfied with Kathleen Parker as the supposedly conservative counterweight to Eliot Spitzer on the pair's recently-canned CNN show was crystallized on Morning Joe today.  The panel unleashed an absolute gush-a-thon over Parker, Mika Brzezinski declaring her "one of my favorite people" and Willie Geist describing her…

Parker/Spitzer: Splitser

February 25th, 2011 11:22 PM
CNN announced tonight that Kathleen Parker is leaving Parker/Spitzer: CNN co-host Kathleen Parker leaving show   Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- Kathleen Parker, the Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist who co-hosted CNN's 8 p.m. show, is leaving just five months after the show debuted, the company announced Friday.   "I have decided to return to a schedule that…

Parker Defends Rep. Cohen: He Wasn't 'Necessarily' Comparing GOP to Na

January 21st, 2011 2:33 PM
On Thursday's Parker-Spitzer, CNN's Kathleen Parker acted as an apologist for Rep. Steve Cohen's uncivil comparison between Republicans and Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels: "He was talking about the saying that if you repeat a lie over and over and over again, it becomes the truth. I don't think he was necessarily saying Republicans are Nazis- come on!" (audio…

CNN's Toobin: President Obama is 'Against Gun Control

January 12th, 2011 9:16 AM
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin falsely claimed on Tuesday's Parker-Spitzer that Barack Obama is "against gun control." Toobin also seemed to lament that the conservative position on the Second Amendment has become the "conventional wisdom" in politics: "This is how much gun control has fallen off the map politically- that the idea that more guns will mean more protection…

CNN's Spitzer Calls Tea Party 'Vapid, Puerile;' Parker Applauds Obama

January 7th, 2011 1:34 PM
On Thursday's Parker-Spitzer, CNN's Eliot Spitzer lashed out at President Obama from the left, going so far as to accuse him of forfeiting his campaign promises, simultaneously attacking the Tea Party movement in the process: "He...let the Tea Party- one of the most vapid, puerile groups out there, without meaningful ideas- take over those voices for transformation, and now, he is…

CNN's Spitzer: Mitt Romney is 'Very Conservative

January 4th, 2011 7:43 PM
CNN's Eliot Spitzer on Monday's Parker-Spitzer bizarrely labeled former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney "very conservative" on Monday's Parker-Spitzer as he cited the prominent Republican's support for legislation similar to ObamaCare: "I think it was interesting...that Governor Romney, a very conservative Republican, embraced the notion of the individual…

Aaron Sorkin: Palin is ‘Idiot’ and ‘Mean Woman,’Republicans

December 30th, 2010 3:11 PM
 Appearing as a guest in a pre-recorded interview on Wednesday’s Parker-Spitzer on CNN to promote his film The Social Network, television and film producer Aaron Sorkin trashed Sarah Palin as an "idiot" and a "mean woman." Sorkin: "Sarah Palin's an idiot. Come on, this is a remarkably, this is a remarkably, stunningly, jaw-droppingly incompetent and mean…

Tea Party's Dana Loesch Battles Eliot Spitzer on Taxes and Spending

December 21st, 2010 10:31 AM
St. Louis Tea Party co-founder Dana Loesch took on CNN's Eliot Spitzer Monday evening in a classic battle between Right and Left. From the opening bell, Loesch gave Spitzer a much-needed education on how extending existing tax rates isn't a tax cut (video follows with transcript and commentary):  

Supposedly Neutral CNN Oozes All Over the Kennedy Family at End of Par

December 18th, 2010 2:59 PM
CNN's failing and flailing Parker Spitzer show ended Friday night with the supposedly (at least slightly) differing hosts joining in a round of Hosannas for the Kennedys, making the common error that there's been a Kennedy serving on Capitol Hill for 53 years straight. Wrong. There was a hole from 1960 to 1962, while Ben Smith warmed JFK's seat for Teddy.) Kathleen Parker thinks…