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By Geoffrey Dickens | March 31, 2015 | 1:23 PM EDT

From the morning of March 27 through March 30 evening the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks spent only 10 minutes and 15 seconds to the admission by Clinton’s own attorney that her State Department e-mails were wiped from the server that had been subpoenaed by Congress, but they devoted a whopping 35 minutes and 1 seconds to coverage of the Indiana religious freedom law.

By Matthew Balan | March 31, 2015 | 1:22 PM EDT

Jeffrey Toobin likened social conservative Christian business owners who refuse to participate in same-sex "marriages" to advocates of racial segregation during a Monday special on CNN: "This is...precisely parallel to the people in the '50s and '60s, who thought there was a religious obligation to keep the races separate – and they really believed that." Toobin continued by underlining that "we made a decision, as a society, that...we are not going to allow that...even if you actually believe it. And the question now is, are we going to do the same thing for homosexuality?"

By Brent Baker | March 31, 2015 | 12:58 PM EDT

New on March 30: On MSNBC, after Ted Cruz announced his presidential bid, Jonathan Alter declared “the Ted Cruz message” is “extremism is good.”

By Scott Whitlock | March 31, 2015 | 12:34 PM EDT

The liberal journalists at MSNBC and the co-creator of The Daily Show were taken aback by the perceived anti-Israel, anti-Jewish comments of the newly crowned host. Cable anchor Tamron Hall on Tuesday declared that comedian Trevor Noah is "already generating some controversy."

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 31, 2015 | 11:54 AM EDT

Appearing on Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs Tonight on Monday to discuss Indiana's new religious freedom law, Democratic Strategist Doug Schoen revealed that President Clinton only signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 1993 because of “electoral practicality.” 

By Clay Waters | March 31, 2015 | 11:16 AM EDT

Reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis penned a hypocritical tribute to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts in Tuesday's New York Times: "Praising a Senate Mentor, and the Example He Set."

Davis was marking President Obama' speech in Boston at the opening of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, previously hailed in theTimes. Not even one "liberal" label managed to squeak in to Davis's tribute to (yawn) "the lion of the Senate," nor did a word of the dark side of the Kennedy mystique, like Chappaquiddick. The most glaring omission of all from the Times' encomiums: Sen. Kennedy's vicious attacks on Reagan's Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork.

By Scott Whitlock | March 31, 2015 | 11:12 AM EDT

CBS's love for the Kennedy family continued on Monday night. Evening News journalists hyped the opening of a new institute in Massachusetts that is named after Ted Kennedy. Anchor Scott Pelley swooned, "Another New England superstar was honored today. Politics was his game and we'll have his story next." 

By Bryan Ballas | March 31, 2015 | 11:11 AM EDT

Following the passage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), the Huffington Post began churning out anti-religious freedom screeds like an assembly line of hyperbole. The most outrageous of which came from the "Reverend" Susan Russell, who called the law a "perversion of religion into a weapon of mass destruction."

It’s remarkable how negatively this religious leader views religious history:

By Kyle Drennen | March 31, 2015 | 10:53 AM EDT

In a fawning softball interview with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie spent the entire segment asking if the left-wing heroine was going to run for president, even to the point of suggesting Hillary Clinton wasn't liberal enough.
 

By Tom Blumer | March 31, 2015 | 10:40 AM EDT

Bush Derangement Syndrome is alive, well, and living in the head of Nancy A. Youssef at the Daily Beast.

In a March 26 item tagged "Fallen Hero" (?!) about the Army charging Bowe Bergdahl with "desertion and misbehaving before the enemy," the web site's Senior National Security Correspondent wrote that "the administration celebrated negotiating his release after years of failed bids by both the current and former administration." But Bergdahl walked away from his post in June 2009, five months after Barack Obama's inauguration. Youssef's report actually had worse components than that.

By Mark Finkelstein | March 31, 2015 | 9:31 AM EDT

On today's Morning Joe, liberal Republican Nicolle Wallace sought to slough off a Politico article reporting that Jeb Bush is losing the influential "Laura Ingraham primary." Claimed Wallace, who served as Jeb's press secretary when he was governor of Florida, Ingraham "hates everybody.  She always hates the Republicans more than the Democrats at this point, too."

Wallace even suggested that Ingraham's criticism of McCain [for whom Wallace also worked] and Romney contributed to their defeats: "will we ever wonder what effect that has in the outcome; both guys lost?  Do we think it's good to cheer down our own side? I just wish we spent as much time cheering against the Democrats."

By Curtis Houck | March 30, 2015 | 11:52 PM EDT

While reporting on Monday’s NBC Nightly News with the latest from the Iranian side of the international talks in Switzerland over their nuclear program, Ann Curry smeared U.S. conservatives by likening them to radical hardliners in Iran’s Islamic regime: “As in the U.S., Iran has conservatives who don't trust the other side and they are ready to pounce if they believe negotiators give up too much.”

By Tom Blumer | March 30, 2015 | 11:14 PM EDT

On Sunday on CNN's State of the Union, Dana Bash, while interviewing Texas Senator and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, attempted to compare his alleged lack of experience to that of Barack Obama when he declared his candidacy in 2007.

It did not go well for her. It's a mystery why Bash might have thought that Cruz wouldn't have an answer for her faux concerns, but he did, and he hit her pitches out of the park. Video and a transcript follow the jump.

By Clay Waters | March 30, 2015 | 11:11 PM EDT

New York Times reporter Jonathan Martin hit the New Hampshire hustings for his condescending Page 1 story, "Bush and Walker Point G.O.P. to Contrary Paths." Martin made it clear where those paths lead: Either up to the sunny moderate climes of colorful diversity with Jeb Bush, or down a dispiritingly white conservative lockstep path with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. In Martin's condescending take, Jeb Bush is on a mission to tell hard truths to his party: That Republicans "must accept a changing country: that the path to the presidency will be found through appealing to voters who may not look like them."

By Melissa Mullins | March 30, 2015 | 11:01 PM EDT

Screenwriter and actress Lena Dunham has managed to put herself back in the limelight amid a new controversy. Dunham finds herself in the news not because her show Girls had season premiere ratings that plummeted by 40 percent, or the questionable incidents from her book Not that Kind of Girl that included passages of molesting her sister or falsely accusing an innocent man of raping her. No. This time Dunham is being accused of anti-Semitism for a quiz she wrote, asking readers to choose which statement would refer to her dog…..or her Jewish boyfriend.