NYT Front Page Praises Campaign Charisma of Michelle Obama, Hillary

October 4th, 2014 8:27 AM
Michelle Obama is sitting out the tight Senate races in 2014, and the New York Times seems a bit worried. Saturday's front page story by Jackie Calmes was interspersed with praise for both the crowd-rousing Michelle and that resilient "ace" campaigner, former first lady Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Rips Off Elizabeth Warren's 'Fighting Chance' Line

September 21st, 2014 9:44 AM
Should Fauxcahontas be flattered . . . or furious?  The title of Elizabeth Warren's new book is "A Fighting Chance," a "rabble-rousing" rant by the populist from the Harvard faculty lounge. So here comes Hillary Clinton, who in a speech this week just happened to say "I want every one of our children to feel that they are inheriting the best of America ... that this country is on your side; that…

Daily Beast's Avlon Sees 'Iron Lady' Hillary in Contentious NPR Interv

June 13th, 2014 5:40 PM
On the June 13 edition of CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello and company defended Hillary Clinton from the media’s criticism of her interview with Terry Gross of NPR. John Avlon of The Daily Beast cheered that “you got a glimpse of authenticity from Hillary Clinton” in the exchange. Costello took a different route for defending Hillary [MP3 audio here; video below]:

Daily Kos Flashback -- or -- Memo to Dan Abrams

March 25th, 2008 5:27 PM
On Monday night, we were privy to Round II of Dan Abrams' (of MSNBC's Live with Dan Abrams pseudo-fame) lukewarm game show, "Rush Limbaugh -- UnAmerican".Both times Abrams levied said assertion in response to Limbaugh's apparently effective (at least at tweaking the likes of Abrams) Operation CHAOS. Which is what Limbaugh has dubbed his call for Republicans to cross over -- where legal -- to…

Essay: The Jurassic Press Finally Acknowledge Bias

March 5th, 2008 4:04 PM
Unfortunately, it is not what you thinkSorely DispleasedIt seems it all depends on who is doing the asking. ABC News spent a good portion of last week's morning programming in deep prostration and self-analysis in response to criticism that their journalistic presentation suffered from partiality.Could it be? Had we at the Media Research Center (MRC) -- after twenty-one years of protracted press…

Rush Limbaugh Contemplating Raising Money for Hillary Rodham Clinton

February 7th, 2008 2:23 PM
In ackowledgment of what he says is the Republican Party's counting on "fear and loathing of Hillary Clinton" to bring together Conservatives and Establishment Republicans behind now presumptive Party nominee John McCain (now that Mitt Romney has suspended his effort), Rush Limbaugh this afternoon announced that he is considering raising coin to assist her in her attempt to win the Democratic…

Rejection of Clinton is 'Rejection of George W. Bush

January 8th, 2008 8:28 PM
How is that for a more visible example of a more virulent strain of Bush Derangement Syndrome?The infected in question is a very long and very public sufferer, the New York Times' Frank Rich, and he just uttered said symptom on MSNBC.Rich offered up his usual expert delusional analysis that the thus far flight of Democrats from the Hillary Clinton camp is not a result of her myriad unexamined…

Another Hillary Plant Sneaks In Under the MSM Radar

December 7th, 2007 11:35 AM
Director's Note: In my rush to get to a meeting, I neglected to give credit where credit is due.  David G., you are indeed the Man.  -- SM(Yet Another) Smarter Than the MediaAs wily and wary as we have come to know the media to be, the many members of Team Clinton just keep out-Foxing them (apologies for the mention of the Hellish network). In a great many of the media's post-game analyses of the…