New Sean Penn Film 'Fair Game' Pushes Blatant Falsehoods About Valerie

November 10th, 2010 2:44 PM
The director of the new film "Fair Game" - released Friday - is either blatantly dishonest, or astoundingly lazy. The movie, starring Sean Penn as former U.S. diplomat Joe Wilson and Naomi Watts as his embattled wife, CIA agent Valerie Plame, makes a number of claims on controversial issues that are demonstrably false. The Daily Caller's Jamie Weinstein did the legwork in…

CBS's Smith on Valerie Plame Movie: CIA Agent's Life 'Torn Apart' By B

October 12th, 2010 11:35 AM
Near the end of Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith interviewed actress Naomi Watts about her latest role as former CIA agent Valerie Plame in the movie 'Fair Game': "...a ripped from the headlines true story of espionage and betrayal. Naomi Watts plays former CIA officer Valerie Plame, whose life was torn apart when her cover was blown by the U.S. government.…

‘Fair Game’: L.A. Times Ignores Facts to Pimp Film, Trash Bush

May 21st, 2010 11:40 AM
Editor's Note: This post originally appeared at Andrew Breitbart's Big Hollywood.The political thriller Fair Game premiered at Cannes today. (Pause for giant, collective yawn from Big Hollywood readers…) The Sean Penn-Naomi Watts “starrer” (hey, it’s fun using unnecessarily awkward Variety-speak!) revisits the Valerie Plame Wilson scandal, an episode I’m not even going to bother recapping,…

Pentagon Rescinds Franklin Graham’s Invitation, Al Sharpton is Welco

April 23rd, 2010 10:21 AM
The Pentagon rescinded the invitation of evangelist Franklin Graham to speak at its May 6 National Day of Prayer event because of complaints about his previous comments about Islam. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation expressed its concern over Graham's involvement with the event in an April 19 letter sent to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. MRFF's complaint about Graham, the son of…

FNC's Douglas Kennedy to Judy Miller: 'You Went to Jail to Protect Che

January 13th, 2010 2:29 AM
On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, as FNC correspondent Douglas Kennedy appeared as a member of the show’s panel, after host Jon Scott’s introduction to the show’s first segment – which involved President Obama’s response to the underwear bomber – Kennedy characterized Scott’s introduction as sounding "like it's written by Dick Cheney in his bunker." Complaining that he was ideologically…

Baltimore Sun Critic Bashes Robert Novak, A 'Very Dark Force in TV New

August 18th, 2009 5:21 PM
David Zurawik, the Baltimore Sun’s TV critic, didn’t even wait a full 24 hours after Robert Novak’s death to launch a stinging criticism of the former Crossfire host on the newspaper’s website on Tuesday. Zurawik lamented the apparently contaminated state of political discourse on cable TV and placed much of the blame on Novak in the blog entry titled, “Robert Novak on cable TV: A Polarizing…

MSNBC's David Shuster Continues to Obsess Over Rove; Questions Manhood

March 18th, 2009 2:32 PM
"1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" host David Shuster continued to obsess over and taunt Karl Rove on Tuesday's program, even taking the fight to Twitter. Shuster, who has named Rove a hypocrite three times so far in his daily "Hypocrisy Watch" segment, appeared gleeful that "Bush's Brain finally did respond via Twitter." The political operative told Shuster, through the…

Matthews Suggests Water-Boarding Libby to Get Truth About Cheney's Mis

February 19th, 2009 12:48 AM
In a Wednesday segment on worries President Obama, in not ruling out renditions and water-boarding, may be “slipping back into the dirty old ways” of “torture” supposedly employed by the Bush administration, Hardball host Chris Matthews blurted out: “Do you think if we water-boarded Lewis 'Scooter' Libby he'd tell us the role that the Vice President played in the outing of Joseph Wilson's wife?”…

Maureen Dowd: Bush Didn't 'Want to Add a Marc Rich Blot' With Libby Pa

February 18th, 2009 8:28 PM
Maureen Dowd's New York Times opinion piece yesterday was "Cheney and the Goat Devil."  The mainstream media are reveling in the purported falling out between former President George Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney.  Supposedly the two disagreed over granting Cheney's previous chief of staff, Scooter Libby, a pardon.  Dowd joins in the fun:There were clues in the last couple…

Washington Post Nixes Wilson-Plame Quote in Novak Column

September 6th, 2008 11:02 PM
The Washington Post printed Robert Novak's column about his brain tumor today, but it substantially edited the ending. The Post removed a mean-spirited quote from Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame attacking Novak that appeared in the version distributed by Creators Syndicate.The original column by Novak ended like this (emphasis added, more below the fold):There are mad bloggers who profess to take…

Even Salon Says: McClellan Looking 'Worse for Wear

July 29th, 2008 8:58 PM
Q. How can Scott McClellan tell he's pushed his turncoat trip a tad too far?A. When even leading media liberals suggest his reputation's in tatters.Say what you will, but I like Joan Walsh, editor of Salon.com.  Liberal? No doubt.  But also a grownup.  On this evening's Hardball, Walsh had the integrity to acknowledge that by accusing Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly of regurgitating Bush White…

New York Times Outs CIA Operative

June 22nd, 2008 10:12 AM

In Op-ed, McClellan's Deputy Suggests He's Lying In His Memoirs

June 2nd, 2008 7:28 AM

Rove: Armitage Could Have Ended CIA Leak Case Earlier

May 30th, 2008 10:48 AM