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By Katie Yoder | March 2, 2015 | 3:33 PM EST

Mother’s Day is happening early in the fashion world – and in the media realm.

Dolce & Gabbana’s fall/winter 2015 collection presented in Milan on March 1 focused on "Viva la mama!" and, according to show notes, "explored how the mother is the heart of the family." To incorporate motherhood, the show featured models and their children on the runway (including one pregnant model, Bianca Balti) as well as prints by the designers’ nieces and nephews. In contrast to their usual pro-abortion sentiment, the media celebrated the “touching” show’s celebration of motherhood – even the motherhood of the unborn.

By Kyle Drennen | March 2, 2015 | 3:03 PM EST

On Monday, only NBC's Today mentioned the "important news" that the Supreme Court was set to hear a case that could potentially dismantle ObamaCare. In a news brief in the 7 a.m. ET hour, anchor Natalie Morales reported: "...the Supreme Court is gonna hear this week a challenge to President Obama's signature health care policy that could deal it a crippling blow."

By Kristine Marsh | March 2, 2015 | 2:10 PM EST

It’s hard to imagine NBC’s Chuck Todd calling out a liberal  candidate in this way. On Sunday'sMeet the Press, Todd questioned how Dr. Ben Carson's Christian faith could "co-exist" with his trust in science.

By Matthew Balan | March 2, 2015 | 1:01 PM EST

Radical LGBT activist Dan Savage plumbed new depths of lewd anti-Catholicism in a series of Twitter posts on Saturday. The hypocritical "anti-bullying" activist pointed out how a "'repair' on this statue of John Paul II makes him look like he just stuck 2 fingers in a squeaky clean altar boy."

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 2, 2015 | 12:39 PM EST

On Monday, all four co-hosts on ABC’s The View eagerly mocked Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for appearing on the floor of the U.S. Senate last week with a snowball to illustrate his skepticism surrounding climate change. The segment began with Rosie Perez bashing Inhofe and insisting that “[w]hat was very upsetting to me is that a man of his stature, a man of his age, doesn't understand what climate change really means.” 

By Kyle Drennen | March 2, 2015 | 12:00 PM EST

Introducing a one-sided report on Monday's NBC Today that featured no criticism of President Obama, co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed: "Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived ahead of a controversial speech to Congress tomorrow. And that visit at the invitation of Republicans is threatening to further strain the Obama administration's relations with Israel."

By P.J. Gladnick | March 2, 2015 | 12:00 PM EST

Please believe in the integrity of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber. If he disavowed his own remarks, emphatically repeated several times on video, that only state based health exchanges were eligible for subsidies you can believe this honorable gentleman. Such is the attitude of General Electric Vox's Sarah Kliff as she regales us with the history of the King vs Burwell case which will be heard this week at the Supreme Court.

By Scott Whitlock | March 2, 2015 | 11:48 AM EST

As left-wing as weekday MSNBC hosts can be, weekend MSNBC anchors wander off into the land of bizarre, humorless scolds. Anchor Melissa Harris-Perry on Saturday chided two celebrity liberals for possible bigotry and for not being liberal enough. After relating a comedy bit Neil Patrick Harris performed at last Sunday's Academy Awards, Harris-Perry lectured, " Not everyone appreciated the way that he did it." 

By Tom Johnson | March 2, 2015 | 11:12 AM EST

The Washington Monthly’s Martin Longman argues that Republican base voters routinely wind up hurting the party’s center-right presidential nominee because he feels he has to throw them one or more bones: “Poppy [George H. W. Bush] didn’t really need to promise no new taxes, but it was a broken promise that cost him dearly. [John] McCain overcompensated for his weakness with the base by giving us Sarah Palin. And, in his contorted efforts to speak to a base that had become completely unmoored from terrestrial reality, [Mitt] Romney set the land-speed record for lying by a human being.”

By Mike Ciandella | March 2, 2015 | 10:50 AM EST

Liberal groups attacking Fox News host Bill O’Reilly about his past reporting got more than $15 million from left-wing billionaire George Soros. The story, questioning claims O’Reilly made as a reporter early in his career, was broken by Mother Jones, a project of the liberal Foundation for National Progress.

From Mother Jones, the story was picked up by a variety of Soros-funded outlets, including Alternet (a project of the Independent Media Institute), NPR, The Nation, Media Matters for America and the Columbia Journalism Review – all funded by Soros’ Open Society Foundations. Out of the $10.6 million that Soros has given to Columbia University, at least $500,000 went directly to the Review.

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 2, 2015 | 10:28 AM EST

On Monday, CBS This Morning did its best to play up the supposed GOP infighting over how best to fund the Department of Homeland Security while still opposing President Obama’s executive action on immigration. 

By Tim Graham | March 1, 2015 | 8:28 PM EST

The Sunday Washington Post boosted NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as a writer for Time magazine and a “new kind of public intellectual.” So what’s a little funny by the time you read through this puff piece is this: Where are the actual quotes from his political and religious commentary? There aren’t any.

Post reporter Geoff Edgers wrote under the headline “Showtime for a mover and a Laker.” One reason they're so positive? Abdul-Jabbar is arguing that you can't blame Islam for radical Islamist terrorism.

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 1, 2015 | 3:39 PM EST

On Friday’s PBS NewsHour, New York Times columnists David Brooks and Mark Shields used their weekly appearance to trash the attendees of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as representing the extreme far right of the Republican Party. 

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 1, 2015 | 3:02 PM EST

On Sunday, a panel on Fox News’ MediaBuzz discussed whether or not it was appropriate for journalists to ask politicians so-called “gotcha questions” and if Republicans are treated differently than their Democratic counterparts. 

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 1, 2015 | 1:19 PM EST

On Sunday, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd sat down with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to discuss the ongoing battle over the President Obama’s executive action on immigration and its connection to funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Todd repeatedly insisted that “[t]his immigration dispute in the funding of Homeland Security was a cliff that the Republicans chose to create, and in this case as far as making the protest over the immigration policy a part of Homeland Security.”