No Mentions of Conservatives/GOP in Networks' Coverage of Latest Obama
December 20th, 2013 5:01 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC all devoted air time to the Obama administration's latest "fix for the botched health care rollout"on their Friday morning newscasts, but failed to include any conservative or Republican reaction to this development. Good Morning America minimized their coverage, airing just two news briefs on "the White House offering relief now for people who lost their…
Issa Tells Texas Health Official 'You Need to Watch More Fox
December 17th, 2013 3:55 PM
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Congressman Pete Sessions (R-Tx.) were in Richardson, Texas, Monday at a hearing to investigate allegations that ObamaCare navigators in that state were instructing applicants to lie about their income thereby committing tax fraud.
According to the Dallas Morning News, Issa at one point told Dr. Randy…
Bloomberg Columnist: Obama Should Offer Pot to Get Young Obamacare Sig
December 16th, 2013 4:18 PM
Now I really have seen everything.
On Monday, Bloomberg View columnist Caroline Baum actually said that to get young people to sign up for ObamaCare, in states where it's legal, the Administration should give them marijuana:
Krauthammer Tells PBS Viewers ‘Try Fox’ to Hear What You Won’t O
December 14th, 2013 4:17 PM
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer clearly was unhappy with the liberal topics being discussed on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday.
At one point, he looked into the camera after mentioning the new deadline changes to ObamaCare announced this week and said, “You won’t hear about this on this show, so try Fox” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
CBS's Attkisson Pounds White House For Withholding Information About O
December 4th, 2013 4:06 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, CBS News has been one of the leading mainstream media outlets in exposing the failings of the ObamaCare website.
One of the standouts has been investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson who took to Twitter Wednesday to absolutely pound the Obama administration for refusing to release information about Healthcare.gov security tests and enrollment figures:
Ron Fournier: Obama Admin 'A Propaganda Outfit...Running a Government
December 4th, 2013 12:22 PM
It's becoming quite clear that the Obama administration's treatment of the press, along with revelations of deceit associated with promises about the Affordable Care Act, are causing some members of the media to think differently about this White House than they did in the first term.
On Wednesday, National Journal's Ron Fournier told talk radio's Laura Ingraham, "[T]his…
Kimmel: Obama's Given More Speeches About ObamaCare Than Have Signed U
December 4th, 2013 10:26 AM
As NewsBusters has been reporting the past few months, late night comics have been having a field day with the disaster that is ObamaCare.
On ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live Tuesday, the host spent a good part of his monologue trashing the program including an observation that “the number of speeches Obama has made about affordable healthcare is greater than the number of people who have…
ObamaCare Website Crashes When CNN Tests Upgraded Version
December 1st, 2013 12:04 PM
A really funny thing happened Sunday morning when the folks at CNN’s New Day tried to open a health insurance account at the newly upgraded ObamaCare website.
It crashed (video follows with transcript and commentary):
CNN's Costello Takes Exception to Reporter's Joke About ObamaCare Webs
November 27th, 2013 4:09 PM
As NewsBusters has reported, CNN's Carol Costello is very defensive about ObamaCare.
On Wednesday, she took exception to a pre-Thanksgiving Day joke special correspondent Jeanne Moos made about Healthcare.gov being a turkey (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):
Russell Simmons: 'ObamaCare Has Already Saved Hundreds of Thousands, I
November 22nd, 2013 9:55 AM
This might be the funniest thing I've read all week.
Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons wrote of ObamaCare Thursday, "[I]t is a damn good piece of legislation that has already saved hundreds of thousands, if not millions of lives":
Whoopi Goldberg: ‘4-Year-Old Can Put a Whole Website Together and Th
November 19th, 2013 11:25 AM
Has the disastrous rollout of ObamaCare even made Whoopi Goldberg lose confidence in the President she adores?
On NBC’s Tonight Show Monday, The View co-host said, “I don't understand how a four-year-old can upload videos and put a whole website together and these guys can't do jack” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Woodward: ObamaCare Isn’t Watergate or Lewinsky, ‘But It’s Going
November 17th, 2013 12:06 PM
The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward said on Fox News Sunday that ObamaCare isn’t a scandal such as Watergate or Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.
However, he thinks the problems associated with the so-called “Affordable Care Act” are going to get worse because "It’s going to blow a hole in the budget” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
MSNBC Reports Newly Released ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Are Good
November 13th, 2013 6:18 PM
As NewsBusters reported Wednesday, MSNBC is one of the least-trusted news organizations in America concerning information regarding ObamaCare.
Martin Bashir perfectly demonstrated why this is Wednesday when moments after the disastrous October enrollment numbers were revealed by the White House, he actually spun them positively saying, "[T]he Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is…
Kirsten Powers: 'No Explanation For Doubling My Premiums Other Than Su
November 13th, 2013 4:01 PM
Fox News's left of center contributor Kirsten Powers went on a bit of a mini-rant about ObamaCare on Tuesday's Special Report that media members across the fruited plain she sit up and take notice.
"I have talked about how I am losing my health insurance," she said. "If I want to keep the same health insurance, it's going to cost twice as much. There's nothing…