NBC’s Brian Williams was the only anchor on Thursday night to spend 38 seconds announcing that "federal charges are now ruled out" and that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "had no advance knowledge" of the Fort Lee bridge closures that the entire liberal media found fascinating. But on Friday night, Williams tried to walk it back with an enormous “so far,” no findings. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Nicolle Wallace, The View's new "conservative" co-host, on Monday trashed Sarah Palin and defended Hillary Clinton against alleged sexism. Wallace, who worked for Palin in 2008, has previously attacked her ex-boss. Asked to talk about an alleged brawl that broke out at a Palin family party, the former political operative mocked, "I have political staffer version of PTSD. So, whenever I hear she's breaking her silence...
On Sunday's State of the Union, Candy Crowley teased into a commercial break: "Next, this week's jaw-dropping moment in politics.The party of women slamming the woman who is supposed to be in charge. We'll ask our political panel who is behind the backstabbing." That's not "what they call the party of women," just "the party of women." The Female Party. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.
Starting Friday night, CBS began previewing an exclusive “60 Minutes” interview with Leon Panetta, which aired on Sunday night, in which the former Secretary of Defense admitted he advised President Obama to arm the Syrian rebels as early as 2012. Despite Panetta’s criticism of President Obama’s strategy to combat ISIS, ABC and NBC have ignored the story altogether despite having multiple opportunities since the preview for the interview first aired on the CBS Evening News on Friday night.
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Guest Eli Lake of TheDailyBeast.com zinged a caller with quite a rebuke when a man, using the Democratic phone line to C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, spouted some nonsense abou 9/11 and Israel.
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Bret Baier played the exchange at the end of his show this past Tuesday, and afterward Charles Krauthammer assessed Lake’s diagnosis of the caller.
During an appearance on Friday's "The Kelly File" MRC President Brent Bozell criticized the media for its double-standard in covering President Bush's decision to go to war in Iraq versus how they are treating President Obama's decision to target ISIS.
On Thursday, the hosts of 'The Five' blasted liberal comedian Bill Maher for claiming Fox News is to blame for the increased polarization in America.