CBS's Norah O'Donnell: Did Romney 'Insult' GOP Voters In Secret Video

September 18th, 2012 5:16 PM
Norah O'Donnell played up the possible negative impact of the hidden camera video of Mitt Romney on Tuesday's CBS This Morning. Regarding the elderly vote, O'Donnell asked 2008 McCain presidential campaign manager Rick Davis, "Did Mitt Romney just insult many of the people who end up voting Republican?" Co-anchor Charlie Rose led the interview of Davis with a question…

Ed Schultz Manufactures McCain '08 Attack on Obama Over Rev. Wright

May 19th, 2012 11:30 PM
When it comes to his memory of the 2008 presidential campaign, Ed Schultz is either dishonest or ignorant, though he might well be both. On his radio show Thursday, Schultz made a claim that was demonstrably false -- and refuted by the source he cited to bolster it, the HBO docudrama "Game Change." (video, audio clips after page break)

More of the Same: NYT Does a Hatchet Job on McCain Campaign

September 26th, 2008 3:44 PM
The New York Times is going the way of MSNBC. I suspect they're going to find that appealing to the Angry Left is not a successful business model. Rather than investigate the campaign donations paid out to Senators Dodd, Clinton, and specifically, Barack Obama, by Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac, the NYT focused instead on McCain aide Rick Davis's employment by the consulting firm, Davis & Manafort.

McCain Senior Adviser Accuses NYT of Being Obama's Advocate

September 23rd, 2008 11:09 AM
In some of the strongest criticism of the media yet during this campaign, John McCain's senior adviser Steve Schmidt on Monday blasted the New York Times for being an advocate for Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama.In a scathing attack, Schmidt said the Times had "cast aside its journalistic integrity and tradition to advocate for the defeat of one candidate, in this case John…

ABC's Chris Cuomo Slams McCain for 'Frivolous, Childish' Ad

August 1st, 2008 12:53 PM
On Friday's "Good Morning America," news anchor Chris Cuomo derided John McCain's campaign manager for a "frivolous, childish" ad comparing Barack Obama to a celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. Cuomo, who is the son of former New York Democratic Governor Mario Cuomo and the brother of the state's current Democratic attorney general, even tried to goad Davis…

In Race Debate, Media Point Finger at McCain

August 1st, 2008 9:12 AM
And I thought David Shuster was in the tank . . . Thank you, Andrea Mitchell.  No, really, I mean it.  Thank you for providing some of the clearest evidence yet of just how much the press corps following Barack Obama has blinders on for its man.  Mitchell has let it be known that "the people covering the campaign" don't think Obama played the race card with his currency crack. Andrea…

CBS ‘Early Show’ Looks at ‘Bombshell Report’ on McCain

February 21st, 2008 4:12 PM
On Thursday’s CBS "Early Show," co-host Harry Smith teased upcoming coverage of accusations of John McCain having an affair with lobbyist Vicki Iseman: "And Republican front-runner John McCain blasted on the front pages of The New York Times...not exactly the coverage you may be looking for if you're running for president." Later, Smith introduced the segment by exclaiming:…

Essay: The New York Times - Political Assassins

February 21st, 2008 3:05 PM
Hit and run reporting on John McCain Cheap Shots Fit to PrintThis would make even the Daily Kos and MoveOn.org blush. Well, maybe not. But still, ... . The New York Times on Wednesday evening went to the web with "For McCain, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Its Own Risk", an innuendo-filled and fact-deprived 3,000 word ramble on the 1999 professional interactions between…