CNN Plays Up Reaction of The Guardian, Castro, and al Jazeera to Shoot

January 10th, 2011 1:36 PM
CNN International's Zain Verjee on Monday's Newsroom highlighted The Guardian's left-wing talking point that the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabby Giffords "points to the rise of political extremism in the United States." Verjee also bizarrely played up a post from al-Jazeera's website which speculated whether the U.S. would blame Islam for the shootings in Arizona [audio available here…

Leftist AOL Contributor Attacks Pope, Equates Him With Hezbollah Leade

July 8th, 2010 3:13 PM
AOL News contributor Paul Wachter launched an inflammatory attack on Pope Benedict XVI in a Thursday post where he also defended recently-fired CNN editor Octavia Nasr for her eulogy of Hezbollah's spiritual leader. After hinting that the network "overreacted," Wachter suggested that CNN should also fire "anyone who speaks highly of the pope, who...has contributed to the deaths of millions from… Accents Laura Bush's Praise For Obama, Downplays Praise For Ch

September 8th, 2009 1:21 PM
A article on Monday emphasized how Laura Bush “praised the performance” of President Obama during a recent interview and “criticized Washington’s sharp political divide.” Mrs. Bush also complimented Dick Cheney for defending the Bush administration during the interview with correspondent Zain Verjee, but the article didn’t mention this until 15 paragraphs later.The article, titled “Laura…

CNN on HIV in Africa: Listen to the 'Experts,' Not the Pope

March 18th, 2009 2:22 PM
CNN’s Zain Verjee couldn’t seem to find any health care “experts” who agreed with Pope Benedict XVI during a report on Tuesday’s Situation Room about the “political firestorm” the pontiff apparently set off during his first visit to Africa. Verjee not only cited unnamed “experts” who disagreed with the pope’s statement that the distribution of condoms on the continent “increases the problem” of…

CNN's Zain Verjee: 'The World Wants Obama, the Road Show

January 29th, 2009 7:05 PM
During Thursday’s Situation Room, CNN’s Zain Verjee exclaimed about how much “the world is waiting” for President Obama to begin his international travels: “The world wants Obama, the road show.” She also gushed over how his “rock star vibe will make his personal diplomacy a much more potent tool” and how he will be in “really big demand overseas.”The correspondent made her “road show” comment…

CNN’s Zain Verjee: Obama Inauguration Like Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecc

January 20th, 2009 11:54 AM
CNN correspondent Zain Verjee, in a report posted on on January 17, likened the expected large crowds for the inauguration of Barack Obama to the Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca: “The coming political pilgrimage to Washington is similar to another grand event in both size and preparation -- the Hajj, the most important religious pilgrimage in the Muslim world.”Verjee has…

CNN to Condi: Bother You That Bush Policies Made U.S. 'Loathed Around

December 19th, 2008 2:16 PM

AP, CNN Both Distort Laura Bush Saying Palin 'Lacks Foreign Policy Exp

September 25th, 2008 11:50 AM
**Video Below the Fold** In the Words-Mean-Things category, yesterday we got both the Associated Press and CNN distorting the words Laura Bush used to describe Sarah Palin on foreign policy. Worse, the video interview of the First Lady was right on CNN yet on its own Political Ticker blog, CNN still distorted what Laura Bush said about Palin. It makes you wonder if the folks at CNN even watch…

CNN’s Zain Verjee to Sec. Rice: Palin Not ‘Able to Handle’ Forei

September 8th, 2008 4:59 PM
CNN’s State Department correspondent Zain Verjee insisted that Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin "just won't be able to handle" foreign crises like the conflict between Russia and Georgia during an interview with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice which aired on Monday’s American Morning. At the beginning of the short interview, Rice complimented the Alaska governor for her "…