ABC: Cheney is Playing Into Perception That He's a ‘Shadowy Super Vi

June 26th, 2007 11:50 AM
On Tuesday’s "Good Morning America," reporter David Wright narrated a sarcastic segment about Vice President Dick Cheney and his refusal to hand over classified documents to the National Archives. In order to amplify the portrayal of Cheney as dark and scary, Wright featured clips from liberals such as Jon Stewart, left-wing blogger Ana Marie Cox and the Comedy Central program "Lil Bush." The GMA…

Ben Affleck Pronounces Bush Administration 'One of the Worst in Histor

June 7th, 2007 6:04 PM

Saturday Night Live Introduces Dick Cheney's ‘Torboto: The Robot Tha

April 22nd, 2007 7:23 PM
Yikes, sports fans, this is truly astonishing.“Saturday Night Live” on April 21 introduced a new cartoon character named “Torboto: The Robot That Tortures People” (video available here, h/t Ian).In the animated segment, Torboto is a creation of Vice President Dick Cheney’s. In order to get around Geneva Convention regulations preventing humans from torturing humans, Cheney’s scientists created a…

Seymour Hersh Discusses American Military Strategy on Iranian Radio

March 27th, 2007 1:34 AM
Seymour Hersh of “The New Yorker” has been an outspoken critic of the Bush administration and the war in Iraq for many years. This certainly should come as no surprise to folks familiar with his name, his work, and his style of dangerously activist journalism.On March 11, Hersh added a new wrinkle to his résumé by not only doing a radio interview with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting,…

MSNBC and CNN Jump to Showcase Time Mag Cover with Cheney Under Dark C

March 8th, 2007 10:01 PM
Time magazine's cover story image as reality? Displaying a mini-instance of pack journalism, MSNBC and CNN shows on Thursday afternoon and night pounced on Time magazine's cover story, “The Verdict on Cheney” beside a picture of Cheney under some dark clouds, as evidence Cheney's influence is declining in the White House in the wake of the Scooter Libby verdict. It may be, but the graphics on a…

Today Show's Hit Job on Dick 'Darth Vader' Cheney

March 8th, 2007 10:28 AM

NBC's Spin Machine on High Against Bush-Cheney

March 8th, 2007 8:48 AM
"No good deed goes unpunished." -- Clare Booth Luce So consumed is NBC with animosity toward President Bush and VP Cheney that there is virtually no good thing that it cannot spin into a negative. Take these bookend moments from this morning's "Today." In the course of a segment she narrated on the fallout from the Libby verdict for VP Cheney, Andrea Mitchell mentioned that "Cheney says his…

CNN Highlights Vermont's 'Impeach Bush' Movement That's 'Spreading Lik

March 7th, 2007 10:39 PM

Scooter Libby Juror to Matthews: I'd Like Him to Get a Pardon

March 7th, 2007 6:21 PM
The headline is that Ann Redington, Libby juror #10, wants Scooter to get a pardon. But there's actually a bigger story. It is Redington herself. If you have a chance to watch a replay of her appearance on this afternoon's Hardball, billed as an exclusive, I'd urge you to do so. She is enough to renew one's faith in the goodness and intelligence of our fellow Americans. As Matthews observed…

NYT on Cheney: 'Puppeteer' Whose 'Judgment...Is Still to Come

March 7th, 2007 4:16 PM

Vieira: 'Beginning of the End' for VP Cheney

March 7th, 2007 7:51 AM
Meredith Vieira was in a light-hearted mood at the top of this morning's "Today," joshing with substitute co-host Ann Curry about the estrogen on the set and kiddingly offering to leave her husband for the winner of the Mega Millions lottery. But we shouldn't have let the idle chatter fool us. When it came to discussing the repercussions of the Libby conviction, Meredith's leopard-skin blouse…

Libby Verdict: Armitage-less Evening News Report Points Finger at Bush

March 6th, 2007 7:16 PM
Avuncular he might be, but Bob Schieffer can sling Dem spin like a Shrum.Appearing on the CBS Evening News to comment on the Libby verdict, not only did Katie Couric's predecessor in the anchor chair paint things in the grimmest possible terms for Vice-President Cheney, he took things an unsolicited step further. Katie Couric asked Schieffer "how badly does this reflect on Mr. Cheney in your…

NY Times So Far Ignoring Left-Wing Death Wishes for Dick Cheney

February 28th, 2007 2:09 PM

Hardball Contrast: Clintons = 'Good Leakers,' Dick Cheney = 'Ruthless

February 23rd, 2007 3:31 PM