HuffPo Columnist Calls Palin Fans 'Easily-Led Gomers

"Her politics of fear and division . . . must be wholly rejected on Tuesday."  Bob Cesca, The Mandatory Rejection of Sarah Palin, HuffPo 10-29-08For a guy who calls for the rejection of the "politics of fear and division," Bob Cesca has an odd way of showing it.  His HuffPo column is one long, headfirst dive into the ugly politics he purports to decry.  Cesca hurls insult…
Mark Finkelstein
October 30th, 2008 7:28 AM

Chgo Sun-Times Greeley: Racism Will Make Obama Lose

In the Chicago Sun-Times on October 29, Andrew Greeley said that Barack Obama simply cannot beat racism to become president of the United States. He's consumed by all the talk of racism during this campaign and he sees it everywhere he turns. Of course, Greeley is right. There is a lot of talk of racism. But he isn't right about where it's coming from. You see, Greeley is claiming that racism is…
Warner Todd Huston
October 30th, 2008 7:22 AM

Newsweek Plays GOP Adviser: 'Populist, Far Right' Palin Should Run As

Tim Graham
October 30th, 2008 6:37 AM

Matthews on Obamamercial: 'Fabulous...Just Right...Realism

Brent Baker
October 29th, 2008 9:43 PM

NBC Frets Obviously Fake Flyer Will Confuse Its Dumb Viewers

Suggesting Brian Williams and the producers of NBC Nightly News assume a significant portion of their viewership is pretty dumb, the newscast began a story about how, as Williams fretted, “number of rumors and myths and threats that might keep some people away from the polls this year,” by highlighting a flyer, riddled with glaring misspellings and non-words, which made a false announcement about…
Brent Baker
October 29th, 2008 8:57 PM

Matthews Mocks Palin For Saying God Blessed America With Natural Resou

O beautiful for spacious skies,For amber waves of grain,For purple mountain majestiesAbove the fruited plain!America! America!God shed his grace on thee.Has Chris Matthews heard America the Beautiful lately?  What could be more broadly acceptable than to suggest that God has blessed America with many riches?   But when Sarah Palin expressed that sentiment in a speech today, Chris Matthews mocked…
Mark Finkelstein
October 29th, 2008 6:45 PM

Palin, Jesus and Witches

Seven days before America elects a new leadership team, Newsweek is making a last-ditch attempt to portray GOP vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin as a religious nut.In her article "Jesus and Witches," Newsweek Religion Editor Lisa Miller suggests Palin believes in witchcraft, thinks the world is coming to a fiery end in her lifetime, and may have a "special sense of destiny…
Brian Fitzpatrick
October 29th, 2008 6:16 PM

CNN Graphics Highlight 'Palins & the Fringe,' Obama 'Braving... Attac

CNN practiced a more subtle form of bias during two reports in October by using its on-screen graphics. On October 14th's Newsroom program, a graphic accompanying a segment on Sarah and Todd Palin's connections to the Alaskan Independence Party proclaimed “The Palins and the Fringe.” On the other hand, a chyron from a report on Tuesday's Situation Room about Barack Obama making campaign stops in…
Matthew Balan
October 29th, 2008 5:57 PM

Newsweek Columnist: Sarah Palin Rhetorically 'Plotting How to Firebomb

Tim Graham
October 29th, 2008 5:14 PM

Obama's Tax Ad Distorts Heritage Foundation Analysis

Conservative organization insists Democrat's campaign pull misleading TV spot meant as 'intentional attempt to mislead and misinform voters.'
Jeff Poor
October 29th, 2008 5:06 PM

AP Reporter Married to Democratic Operative Doesn't Report that Source

AP Reporter Lara Jakes Jordan wrote about a letter that had "been sent" but not yet delivered to Attorney General Mike Mukasey. The reporter had a significant number of facts, including that the signers of the letter were Obama donors, that she did not disclose. Part of the story:Six former Justice Department lawyers want Attorney General Michael Mukasey to make sure voter registration…
Soren Dayton
October 29th, 2008 4:41 PM

MSM Ignores 'Nonpartisan' ACORN Boss Bertha Lewis's Impassioned Endors

Matthew Vadum
October 29th, 2008 4:19 PM

Palin Tells Mark Levin That Obama's Tax-and-Spend Ideology Will 'Squas

Tim Graham
October 29th, 2008 4:03 PM

Olbermann Distorts Limbaugh's Obama Critique as Pro-Slavery

Conservative talk show host says Democratic presidential candidate rejected constitution for lack of redistributive powers, not for race reasons.
Jeff Poor
October 29th, 2008 3:20 PM