Even Recyled Old 'Today' Clips Show Liberal Bias

In the 8 am hour of NBC's Today on Wednesday, they hailed old co-host Barbara Walters (then given the lesser title of "panelist") and showed old 1970s clips -- often with Walters sounding liberal notes. Viewers in 2007 saw a list of golden oldies showing Barbara's moxie, including:

"Let's get out! Just get out of Vietnam."

"This is Womanhood Day...Get your own cup of coffee!"

And touring the disastrous Cultural Revolution in communist China: "Today, the women in China speak of their total equality with men." Equally poor and oppressed. Sometimes equally murdered.

Matt Lauer said "Today came a long way, baby." Politically, maybe not so much.

Tim Graham
Tim Graham
Tim Graham is Executive Editor of NewsBusters and is the Media Research Center’s Director of Media Analysis