Lib Blog Whines ABC Stole Its 'Exclusive' on McCain/Parsley

May 23rd, 2008 10:44 AM
ABC stole the Left's mojo on a McCain-slamming "pastor problem" story.Why am I not surprised? Here's the complaint of David Corn at Mother Jones magazine's MoJo blog yesterday (h/t Romenesko):I'm glad that Good Morning America covered the connection between John McCain and Rod Parsley, the Ohio megachurch pastor who has said it is the United States' historic mission to see the "…

ABC's Brian Ross Adopts Left-Wing Attack on McCain

May 22nd, 2008 12:24 PM
"Good Morning America" on Thursday picked up an attack on John McCain that has grown popular in left-wing media outlets and turned it into a Brian Ross investigation of the senator's "pastor problem." In a preview, co-host Diane Sawyer solemnly intoned, "This morning, John McCain's pastor problem. Is the preacher McCain calls a spiritual guide fueling the fire of Muslim…

Derrick Z: Stephanopoulos, Gibson 'Tried to Eviscerate Obama

April 19th, 2008 7:10 AM
The left-wing blogosphere's outrage against ABC ["Boycott Fig Newtons!"] over its allegedly unfair questioning of Obama during Wednesday's debate has seeped over into the MSM in the form of Derrick Z. Jackson's Boston Globe column of this morning. While the headline moots the matter in the interrogative "Tough questions or just plain bias?", there's no doubt as to the answer…

CNN’s Martin Twice Equates Rev. Wright Scandal With Catholic Sex Sca

March 18th, 2008 1:12 PM
Roland Martin, a talk radio host out of Chicago and contributor to CNN, appearing on the network immediately Barack Obama’s "race speech" on Tuesday morning, compared the reaction to Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s much-publicized comments to the reaction to the Catholic sex scandal. Co-anchor Heidi Collins asked, "He [Obama] didn't disagree strong enough to go to a different church though…