The NewsBusters Weekly Recap: January 27 to February 2
When it comes to the subject of global warming, members of the media have lost all restraint. CNN’s Larry King nervously wondered if climate change might "really kill us all?" Could it "submerge cities like New York and Washington and San Francisco under floods from melting Arctic ice caps?" Not to be outdone, "Good Morning America’s" weatherman warned of the dire threat of global warming. The next day, an ABC graphic fretted, "Will billions die from global warming?"
For anyone that questioned whether "Newsweek" is biased, public appearances by the magazine’s top staffers should answer the question. Editor Jon Meacham suggested that President Bush is outside "reality." "Newsweek" columnist Anna Quindlen recently debunked the "myth" that Hillary Clinton is a liberal.
The "Boston Herald’s" Mike Barnicle rhapsodized about new Virginia Senator Jim Webb. Barnicle lauded the Democrat as "terrific" and applauded him for giving his party testosterone.
On the celebrity front, Showtime’s "L Word" featured a disgusting art sculpure that perported to be "the unauthorized abortion of W."