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Nets Cheer 'Defiant' Obama's 'Sweeping' Iran Speech 'with Fiery Words'

August 5th, 2015 9:48 PM
On Wednesday night, the major broadcast networks came out in full force to praise a “defiant” President Barack Obama for having made a “sweeping speech with fiery words” on the Iran nuclear deal that included the President following some in the media by comparing Iranian hardliners to Republicans against the deal (even though some Democrats are opposed to it as well).…

Katie Couric Can't Stop Repeating Herself in Commencement Speeches

May 19th, 2014 5:29 PM
In 2012, CNN host Fareed Zakaria took to the commencement circuit delivering nearly-identical speeches at Harvard and Duke. A New York magazine took notice and wondered if these carbon-copied addresses could serve as “a meta-lesson for the kids on how, unlike in college, people get away with phoning it in once they've reached a certain level of success?” This year, it’s…

Rerun: Katie Couric Rehashes Complaints About Her Critics in Latest Co

May 16th, 2014 12:35 PM
Two years ago, Katie Couric delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, the University of Virginia.  NewsBusters senior editor Rich Noyes noted at the time that Couric used the occasion to complain about her many critics from her five-year stint as the anchor for the CBS Evening News. Last Saturday, Couric gave an encore performance of her airing of grievances at a commencement…

WashPost: Kids Ballet Gets Booted from Stage Thanks to Obama 'Hardball

December 5th, 2013 1:05 PM
A Washington, D.C. childrens ballet troupe was given the boot last night and this evening thanks in no small part to President Obama and the folks at MSNBC. The Washington Post's Roxanne Roberts reported this morning in her Reliable Source column how the Ballet Petite -- which is scheduled to perform The Nutcracker Suite on Sunday -- lost their use of American University's Greenberg…