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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | September 16, 2014 | 10:53 PM EDT

President Obama told reporters with an "edge of resentment" that he was seen as week while Ronald Reagan is "halied as a titan striding the earth."

Obama doesn't seem to realize journalists never hailed Reagan as a titan while he was president. He was perceived as an amiable dunce.

By Curtis Houck | September 16, 2014 | 10:46 PM EDT

On Tuesday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report documenting how abortions are being funded by taxpayers under ObamaCare despite a provision in the law stating that abortions will not be covered under ObamaCare insurance plans. When the Tuesday evening newscasts for the major broadcast networks had passed, however, none of them devoted even a second to the story.

According to the report, 28 states (plus D.C.) did not restrict ObamaCare insurance plans that included abortions as a benefit while 23 states did have that restriction in place. In addition, the GAO found that 17 out of 18 insurers sampled did not bill individuals separately for abortion coverage within their plans.

By Tom Johnson | September 16, 2014 | 10:25 PM EDT

Daily Kos boss Markos Moulitsas says Republicans understand that they’re “a minority, and a shrinking one,” and that therefore reducing Democratic turnout is crucial to future GOP electoral success.

By Mark Finkelstein | September 16, 2014 | 9:42 PM EDT

Paging the MSNBC PC police! On his All In show this evening, Chris Hayes used some indubitably un-PC language to dismiss concerns that ISIS or other terrorist groups might be infiltrating across our porous southern border.

Huffed Hayes: "in the years since September 11, there have been occasional stories of this type. Sort of, a kind of girl talk mash-up of the fear about the border and the fear about terrorism being fused together."  The fear of terrorists coming across the border is "girl talk?"  Off to the re-education camp with Chris!

By Ken Shepherd | September 16, 2014 | 9:04 PM EDT

MSNBC's Chris Matthews turned a September 16 Politico story about three ne'er-do-well Republican congressmen who are likely to get reelected into an excuse for a Hardball segment to hand-wring about why voters this November are likely to return them handily to Congress. Nowhere in the story, however, did any perpetually ethically-challenged Democratic incumbent get held up as a counterpoint.

By P.J. Gladnick | September 16, 2014 | 7:13 PM EDT

Despite the fact that Politico is reporting about groups that have formed to defend Hillary Clinton during the Benghazi hearing in Congress, no mention is made about Sharyl Attkisson's bombshell report about the scrubbing of documents by her advisers.
 

By Scott Whitlock | September 16, 2014 | 5:07 PM EDT

Time magazine's Joe Klein used the September 22 issue to knock Barack Obama from the left, decrying the "cynical" Barack Obama for giving in to the "ugly," nativist opposition to immigration. Denying any legitimate, philosophical opposition, Klein sneered, "For the first 190 years of U.S. history, opposition to immigration was mostly about religion–Catholicism and Judaism. For the past 50 or so, it’s been mostly about race–Mexicans and other Latinos." 

By Ken Shepherd | September 16, 2014 | 4:24 PM EDT

In an 11-paragraph piece in today's Washington Post, staff writer Rachel Weiner did Democrat John Foust a favor, promoting his new campaign ad savaging Republican opponent Barbara Comstock. Foust and Comstock are competing to win the approval of voters in Virginia's 10th Congressional District.

By Matthew Balan | September 16, 2014 | 3:57 PM EDT

Areva Martin brought in the specter of Jim Crow on Monday's Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, as she commented on the child abuse case against NFL player Adrian Peterson. Martin contended that "corporal punishment, in any form, is abusive," and emphasized, "We used to not wear helmets when we rode bikes. Women used to smoke when they were pregnant. We used to send our kids to segregated schools. So, there are a lot of things we did twenty and thirty years ago that we now know are hurtful and harmful."

By Kyle Drennen | September 16, 2014 | 3:56 PM EDT

During the first installment of PBS's The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on Sunday, historian Clay Jenkinson and former Newsweek editor turned historian Evan Thomas slammed Theodore Roosevelt as a bloodthirsty "imperialist" who promoted the "glorification of war" and built up a "cult" of personality. [Listen to the audio]

Speaking on Roosevelt's command of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, Jenkinson proclaimed: "There's no question that Roosevelt is an imperialist. Apologists like to try to play this down. But the fact is he's probably the most significant imperialist in American history." Jenkinson seemed troubled by Roosevelt's call for the United States to "take our place in the world's arena."

By Kristine Marsh | September 16, 2014 | 3:24 PM EDT

It’s no secret that Hollywood loves Hillary Clinton, and now some network execs are openly basing their White House characters on her. The media’s new favorite, Dem. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is also an inspiration for some new Fall shows.

CBS will premiere “Madame Secretary” this Sunday night, Sept. 21. According to Politico, the show’s creators were inspired by both Clinton and Gillibrand in their portrayal of a female politician who struggles to juggle work and family life. The show stars Tea Leoni as Elizabeth McCord, a former CIA agent who becomes the new Secretary of State. The character Leoni plays is both blonde and the mother of two children, like Gillibrand. 

By Katie Yoder | September 16, 2014 | 1:44 PM EDT

Oh, the irony. The liberal feminist media are proving to be trailblazers. At least, that is, for male comedians. 

Abortion is “a funny word” – just like “guacamole” – according to Comedian Stephen Colbert’s latest segment. For his Sept. 15 “The Colbert Report” show, Colbert invited actress Mindy Kaling on as a guest to discuss her comments against abortion sitcoms. Following Colbert’s lead, Kaling admitted her show “might” find a “hilarious take on abortion” in the future. 

By Matthew Philbin | September 16, 2014 | 12:44 PM EDT

Sure, nobody expects The Washington Post Editorial Board to earn a “Profile in Courage” entry anytime soon. But with its Sept. 16 editorial on the systematic decades-long sexual abuse of children in Rotherham, England, the Board showed the same cowardice that enabled the Rotherham abusers.

According to the Post, “Sorting out why officials closed their eyes or looked the other way as an estimated 1,400 young girls were raped and brutally exploited from 1997 to 2013 will require Rotherham and the rest of Britain to come to grips with uncomfortable questions about race, class and gender.” But what about the uncomfortable questions about Islam? The editorial never mentioned that.

By Scott Whitlock | September 16, 2014 | 12:18 PM EDT

Rosie O'Donnell appeared shocked by the suggestion that Barack Obama "doesn't love people." The View co-host sparred with Republican Nicolle Wallace over the President and demonstrated that she's still obsessed with George W. Bush. After Wallace suggested that Joe Biden has an easier time because "Joe Biden genuinely loves people," O'Donnell sputtered, "So, are you implying that Obama doesn't?...He doesn't love people? Oh, wow." 

By Tianna DiMartino | September 16, 2014 | 12:16 PM EDT

What is it with high-placed liberal women and crude talk? First we learn that Obama National Security advisor Susan Rice throws around the charming “motherf*****” in meetings with allies. Then Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) makes a joke about testicles on national TV. Now a senator casually deploys biologically impossible suggestions. 

Appearing on HuffPost Live to hawk her new book Sept. 15, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) was discussing sexism she said she’s encountered in her career. After the host of the interview praised her restraint after receiving a particularly egregious comment, Gillibrand explained that her respectable response was only because she “wasn’t in a place to tell him to go f*** himself,” but in a later setting she did “unleash on him.”