CNN Accuses Obama of 'Swiftboating' Romney

July 14th, 2012 10:56 AM
CNN on Friday surprisingly accused President Obama of "swiftboating" presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney with continuously false attacks regarding his service at Bain Capital. The idea appears to have first been raised by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta during his interview with Romney on The Situation Room (video follows with transcript and commentary):

CNN's Foreman: Obama Not 'Champion of Transparency' He Promised He'd B

July 12th, 2012 11:56 AM
During Tuesday night's edition of CNN's Outfront, substitute host Tom Foreman departed from the network's usual liberal spin to accuse President Obama of failing to keep his promise of presiding over the most transparent presidential administration ever. After running a clip of the president stating that “We have put in place the toughest ethics laws and toughest…

CNN's Foreman: Romney's Assault on Texas Dream Act 'a Little Mislead

September 23rd, 2011 7:02 PM
In recent years, various media outlets have established self-styled truth squads to "fact check"  politicians.  Today on CNN Newsroom anchored by Brooke Baldwin, correspondent Tom Foreman examined statements made at last night's GOP presidential candidate debate.  One was former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's criticism of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s support…

Fareed Zakaria Blames Tea Party For Debt Ceiling 'Sideshow

July 22nd, 2011 10:55 AM
CNN's Fareed Zakaria Thursday called the debt ceiling battle a "sideshow" caused by the Tea Party. Appearing on "In the Arena" as a supposed "astute observer of the economy," Zakaria proceeded to bungle economic and historic facts like a high school dropout (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Video Flashback: In 2008, CNNers Derided Eliot Spitzer as a ‘Self-Ri

September 28th, 2010 9:00 AM
Monday brings the debut of CNN’s new “Parker Spitzer,” an 8pm ET political discussion program hosted by columnist Kathleen Parker and the ex-Democratic Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer, who resigned two years ago in the midst of a prostitution scandal.The new show was championed by then-CNN President Jonathan Klein, who was fired by the network on Friday. “Eliot Spitzer still has a lot of ideas…

CNN's Best and Worst of 2009 Picks Tilt Left; Reporter Sneers at Palin

January 2nd, 2010 7:43 AM

Stunning: Gergen Compares Senate ObamaCare Vote to Brown v. Board of E

December 21st, 2009 11:59 AM
CNN senior political analyst David Gergen went so far to compare the Senate’s cloture vote early Monday morning on ObamaCare to the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision. Seconds after the Senate concluded its vote, Gergen lamented the party line vote, and contrasted it with the unanimous finding of the Supreme Court which ended the segregation of schools [audio clips from segment available…

CNN's Sanchez Cites Liberal Org to Bash Republican, Omits It's Liberal

November 3rd, 2009 8:07 PM
CNN’s Rick Sanchez omitted the left-wing ideology of an organization he cited as he lambasted North Carolina Representative Virginia Foxx on Tuesday’s Newsroom for her recent hyperbolic remarks against ObamaCare. Sanchez referenced a figure from the National Priorities Project, a think tank labeled “progressive” by CNN itself in 2007. He also left out some of the context of Rep. Foxx’s full…

CNN: Palin, Tea Party Protesters 'Driving Moderates Out of GOP

November 3rd, 2009 2:11 PM
On Monday’s AC360, CNN’s Anderson Cooper forwarded the media’s new talking point about the New York 23 congressional race, that “Tea Party protesters and other conservative voices are...driving moderates out of the GOP.” Correspondent Tom Foreman continued on this note, stating that “angry conservatives...[are] forcing the party to choose between...its base and attracting more moderate Americans…

CNN’s Expert: McCain ‘Aligned With Far Right’ on Russia

August 14th, 2008 5:12 PM
CNN correspondent Tom Foreman omitted identifying a "foreign policy expert" as a former member of Bill Clinton’s National Security Council during a report on John McCain’s strong position towards Russia on Wednesday’s Election Center program. This expert, Charles Kupchan of the Council of Foreign Relations, accused McCain of becoming a belligerent position towards the country: "…

CNN Chief Klein Lauds Net’s ‘Commitment’ to ‘Unbiased’ Cove

February 25th, 2008 5:50 PM
CNN’s Jon Klein, in an internal memo obtained by the TVNewser blog, bragged about the strong ratings the network won during its recent debates and primary coverage, and spun the reason for this success. "CNN is proving that with innovation, execution, and passion, the sky's the limit. Our deep-seated commitment to independent coverage that is unbiased — without an agenda — is more powerful…

Too Conservative for CNN: McCain Pounded For No Tax Pledge

February 19th, 2008 5:05 PM
Well, that didn’t take long. On CNN Monday night, John McCain was treated like any other conservative Republican, as correspondents and a tilted panel of ex-Clinton officials painted him as irresponsible for opposing a supposedly necessary increase in taxes. In a “Keeping Them Honest” segment on Anderson Cooper 360, reporter Tom Foreman wondered if McCain “can keep that promise” of “no new taxes…

CNN Searches for Climate Cause of Wildfires, Predicts ‘Century of Fi

October 24th, 2007 12:35 PM
The hills of Los Angeles are burning and the media keep finding reasons to blame global warming.CNN found a way to work global warming into its reporting on a national tragedy on October 23.During “Anderson Cooper 360: In the Line of Fire,” CNN’s Tom Foreman even looked into his crystal ball to predict the future by warning of a possible “century of fires, just like what we're seeing now” as a…

It's ‘Attack Giuliani' Day on CNN's ‘American Morning

August 2nd, 2007 1:00 PM
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani has received plenty of flak from both the Left and the Right for various reasons, but CNN's "American Morning" on Wednesday spent more than six minutes discussing an article critical of Giuliani's wife in the latest issue of the left-wing glossy magazine "Vanity Fair." Co-host John Roberts interviewed the author of the article,…