Ahead of Tuesday's Supreme Court hearing on gay marriage, all three network morning shows hailed the "landmark cases" involved in the "historic arguments." On CBS This Morning, correspondent Jan Crawford proclaimed: "You know, for many people this is the civil rights issue of our time, whether or not gays and lesbians are going to be treated equally and allowed to marry just like heterosexual in every state in the nation."
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. During MSNBC's live coverage of the ongoing riots in Baltimore Monday night, host Rachel Maddow argued that because the police were returing objects being thrown at them back at the protestors "that the police are a little out of control."
Read more at NewsBusters | According to Hardball host Chris Matthews, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is the victim of opportunistic critics "trying to hang" Baltimore's Democratic mayor for her now-infamous statement in which she said that her city's police force tried to give rioters "space" within which they could "destroy" stuff.
Liberal Actor Jack Black appeared on the April 14, 2015 edition of PBS's Tavis Smiley show and revealed he was a big fan of MSNBC but didn't like that Joe Scarborough "dances with the wolves."
[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]
Jane Fonda revealed CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer's apparent politics during an interview with Mark Halperin of Bloomberg Politics on 25 April 2014:
MARK HALPERIN: Why is Wolf so great?
FONDA: Well, he's smart. He's cute. He's progressive.
HALPERIN: Even progressive?
FONDA: I think he's progressive. My daughter thinks he's a neo-con, but I don't think that's right.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. Disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday to discuss the ongoing Brian Williams saga and did his best to minimize its significance when he asked “in the great scheme of things, how big is it?”
On Friday's The Kelly File, former Press Secretary for President George W. Bush Dana Perino said that NPR cut out a portion of her interview with the network where she told a touching story about her former boss.