NPR's Block Hounds 'Intransigent' Freshman GOP Congressman

April 6th, 2011 7:51 PM
On Tuesday's All Things Considered, NPR's Melissa Block grilled Congressman Joe Walsh, a newly-elected member of the House Tea Party Caucus, on the impasse over the federal budget. Block questioned Rep. Walsh if there was any "middle ground" on the issue, and pressed him with the Democratic caucus's label that the Republicans' budget proposals are "out of whack and unreasonable." The host…

Matthews Casts GOP as 'Narrow, Little, Nasty Don't Do Anything Party

March 15th, 2010 6:23 PM
Chris Matthews, on Monday's Hardball, decried the GOP for obstructing Obamacare as he scolded the Republican Party as "nasty" and "narrow in its appeal" and strangely accused it of no longer being "a party of grand conservatism," as if opposing the current liberal version of health care reform isn't being conservative? Matthews, along with Democratic Representative John Larson of Connecticut,…

NBC Airs Hit Piece on Todd Palin, Sarah Palin's 'Abuse of Power

October 16th, 2008 10:57 PM
Network polls put McCain-Palin ten-plus points behind Obama-Biden and Brian Williams introduced Thursday's NBC Nightly News by asserting “some senior Republicans are getting edgy at the prospect of a long up hill climb in a short amount of time,” but Williams and other journalists may not be so confident of an Obama victory -- how else to explain NBC's decision to air hit piece Thursday evening…

CBS & NBC Label Palin 'Conservative,' Didn't Tag Biden as Liberal

August 29th, 2008 8:54 PM
Last Saturday night, in multiple stories on all three broadcast network evening shows about Barack Obama's VP pick, Senator Joe Biden was never described as a liberal. Friday night, however, CBS and NBC accurately tagged John McCain's selection, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, as “reliably conservative” or a “solid conservative” -- and that's not counting references to how she will shore up support…

Malkin: Media Ignore Christian Missionaries Brutalized, Killed by Isla

August 1st, 2007 11:10 AM