The NewsBusters Weekly Recap: June 2 to 8
On Wednesday’s "Situation Room," liberal anchor Jack Cafferty argued that, perhaps, it's President Bush, not Vladimir Putin, who is attempting to reignite the Cold War. However, Cafferty might want to consider the fact that fewer pesky journalists seem to mysteriously disappear in the United States than they do in Russia.
During this week’s Republican debate, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer had a suggestion for the national GOP: Be more like liberal Arnold Schwarzenegger. Now, this is an idea he’s peddled four times since the midterm elections. Isn’t it sweet when left-wing journalists offer advice to the Republican Party?
Speaking of liberal cable hosts, Keith Olbermann suggested this week that the unraveling of a terror plot at JFK airport was politically timed to help the Bush administration. Yes, Keith, and the Paris Hilton media soap opera is a cover by the White House to distract from the immigration debacle.
Reporting on Cuba’s health care, reporter Andrea Mitchell highlighted an unnamed Cuban citizen who only had nice things to say for the brutal dictator: "I love him!"
Finally, during an appearance on MSNBC’s "Hardball," actor Ben Affleck pronounced President Bush's White House to be one of the worst administrations in history. This from the man who made the movie "Gigli."