Politico Handles Senate Gay Sex Tape Scandal Very, Very Delicately

December 17th, 2023 6:31 AM

Politico's Playbook gingerly handled the gay unprotected sex in the Hart Senate Building by letting the Daily Caller tackle most of the sordid details.

Three Journalists Quit CNN After Their Russia-Trump Story Is Deleted

June 26th, 2017 10:39 PM
On Thursday evening, CNN.com ran a story by reporter Thomas Frank which, according to a now-posted Editor's Note, connected "Anthony Scaramucci with (congressional) investigations into the Russian Direct Investment Fund." The Editor's Note tells the network's readers: "That story did not meet CNN's editorial standards and has been retracted." Further, "Links to the story have been disabled. CNN…

Rubio Criticizing Iran Deal Is Illegal, Chris Matthews Suggests

July 23rd, 2015 9:04 PM
Closing a segment on the July 23 program about Republican criticism of the nuclear deal that the Obama/Kerry State Department brokered with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hardball host Chris Matthews wondered if 2016 presidential aspirant Marco Rubio's vocal criticism of the deal might in some way be "illegal."

David Limbaugh Column: Dr. Carson's Refreshing Jolt of Societal Medici

February 15th, 2013 5:12 PM
President Obama must have been stunned at the "audacity" of Dr. Benjamin Carson in challenging his core assumptions right to his face in front of thousands of people at the National Prayer Breakfast. Obama is not used to being challenged, especially in public, even if indirectly and without being specifically named. From the look on his face, it was obvious Obama was none too pleased with…

One Cheer for Bartiromo's On-Air Rant Directed at Ben Cardin

December 22nd, 2012 10:38 AM
CNBC host Maria Bartiromo went after Maryland Senator Ben Cardin on the air on Thursday (HT PJ Tatler; original here) after it became clear that Cardin and his fellow Democrats won't support any measure to prevent the fiscal cliff from arriving as currently scheduled on Janaury 1 which does not include increases in the highest marginal income-tax rates. At the end of her tirade, she got…

Global Warming Doomsday Vault Deposit Trip Emits 24,300+ Pounds of Car

July 14th, 2010 11:56 AM
Some red hot chili peppers are on tour, and they're emitting a lot of greenhouse gases. But it's not the California rock band emitting carbon on a worldwide concert tour; it's seeds from chili peppers traveling to the "doomsday" vault in Norway. A bipartisan congressional delegation visited the Svalbard Global Seed Vault July 11 as a side trip during the 19th Annual Session of the Organization…

Baltimore Sun Omits Democratic Affiliation of Politician Who Staged 'P

April 30th, 2010 11:33 AM
Last August, Maryland state delegate Jon Cardin (D-Baltimore County), nephew of the state's junior U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin (D), proposed marriage to his girlfriend. But unlike normal folks who might propose via the jumbotron at the ball park or by having a waiter slip the diamond ring in a champagne flute, Del. Cardin decided to get the local cops to help arrest his woman's heart -- by…

FNC's Shep Smith Scolds Thune on Health Care: 'We're Gonna Lose' and

February 25th, 2010 4:53 PM
Taking a break from ongoing coverage of today's Blair House health care summit around 3:15 p.m. EST today, Fox News Channel's Shep Smith scolded Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and congressional Republicans for impeding passage of the Democratic health care agenda (video embedded at right; audio available here):  Why do Republicans want to throw this thing out and start over, senator? Why do they want…

Media Misrepresent Senators’ Global Warming Trip to Greenland

July 31st, 2007 6:19 PM
As NewsBusters reported Monday, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) was quoted in an Orange County Register article as saying about a recent trip by Senators to investigate Greenland's glaciers, "I think everyone who has seen this is changed." On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported: "There is absolutely no disagreement that the greenhouse gas emissions are adding to climate change and global…