CNN to Perry: Convince Us Your Campaign Isn't Finished
November 10th, 2011 1:00 PM
The same network that treated then-candidate Obama with kid gloves about Reverend Wright demanded Rick Perry to explain how his campaign wasn't finished, in his interview on CNN's American Morning on Thursday.
Co-host Christine Romans scrutinized Perry over his forgetting one of the federal agencies he had promised to get rid of. However, she seemed to believe that his campaign was…
NBC's Curry Tries to Bury Perry: 'Have You Thought About Ending Your C
November 10th, 2011 10:38 AM
Updated : More analysis and transcripts added.
Interviewing Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry asked the Republican presidential candidate about a flub in Wednesday's CNBC debate and wondered: "One of your fundraisers told The Wall Street Journal, simply, 'He just ended his campaign.' Have you thought about ending your campaign? Are you…
CNN Spins Elections as Republican Setback
November 9th, 2011 11:59 PM
During Wednesday’s post-election coverage, CNN largely ignored conservative ballot victories in Mississippi and Ohio and Republican gains in Virginia, rather focusing on two conservative ballot measures which were defeated at the polls. They followed the three major networks in doing so.
The network relentlessly touted the defeat of Mississippi’s “Personhood”…
ABC, CBS, CNN, and NBC Bring On Cain Accuser; CNN Targets Limbaugh
November 8th, 2011 2:31 PM
The same networks that ignored sexual allegations against Democrats for months all leaped on Tuesday to interview Sharon Bialek and her liberal advocate Gloria Allred on the morning after she came forward. Between them, ABC, CBS, CNN, and NBC devoted over 21 minutes to Bialek, who accused GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain of groping her over a decade ago. CNN had Bialek on for eight and a…
CNN Guest Compares Wall St. Protests to NBA Lockout
October 31st, 2011 4:53 PM
Liberal Columbia University professor Dorian Warren compared the Occupy Wall Street protests to the NBA lockout on CNN Monday, saying that the players are using their "voice" and "bargaining power" to air their grievances with the owners like the protesters are doing with the banks.
"Record profits last year in the NBA, yet the owners are saying they don't have…
Liberal CNN Host Accuses Conservative Editor of Bias
October 27th, 2011 7:30 PM
CNN's Carol Costello, on Thursday's American Morning, scolded the editor of conservative publication Human Events for not providing the same critical coverage of both Republicans and Democrats. Costello – who has her own history of liberal bias – interviewed Jason Mattera of Human Events over his confrontation with Vice President Joe Biden, and asked him why he wasn't…
CNN Presses Conservative Blogger: 'Admit' that Wall St. Protests 'Reso
October 12th, 2011 3:22 PM
One day after lauding the persistence of the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, CNN's American Morning pressured conservative contributor Erick Erickson to "admit" that the protests are indeed "resonating," and that his own counter-movement is much smaller.
"You've got to – you've got to admit it. The 'Occupy Wall Street' folks are…
CNN Praises Persistence of Wall St. Protests, 'Unignorable
October 11th, 2011 5:54 PM
Citing a poll showing that 51 percent of Americans have heard of the Wall Street protests, CNN's American Morning co-hosts lobbed some compliments toward the protesters on Tuesday. Co-host Christine Romans made sure to emphasize that "the movement is really resonating."
This is the same network that has been following the protests for weeks and speculating if they will become…
Rahm's Rip at Romney Reveals Deception -- And a Detroit News Reporter
October 10th, 2011 10:08 PM
Chicago Mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel went after GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney yesterday over the 2008-2009 state of the auto industry. Emanuel, as paraphrased by the Associated Press, believes that "had Republican candidate Mitt Romney been president the nation would no longer have an auto industry" -- though last time I checked, Ford Motor Company,…
CNN Accuses Perry of Using Patriotism as 'Political Tool
September 22nd, 2011 8:12 PM
On Thursday's American Morning, CNN regarded Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's newest web-ad as using "patriotism as a political tool." Co-host Carol Costello lumped his ad in with the 2004 Swift Boat campaign, as an unfair accusation to make of his opponent's patriotism.
Perry's newest web-ad attacks Obama's jobs record and his "apology tour…
CNN's AM Hosts '08 Obama Supporter to Discuss Boehner's Jobs Plan -- B
September 16th, 2011 7:34 PM
CNN's American Morning brought on liberal academic Jeffrey Sachs to analyze Speaker Boehner's jobs plan Friday. Instead of hosting a conservative critic of President Obama the morning after he unveiled his jobs plan, the network actually interviewed the President's economic policy assistant.
While Sachs went on-air and criticized the Republican plan as inherently flawed, Obama…
CNN's Carol Costello Laughs At Longshoreman Vulgarly Threatening Camer
September 12th, 2011 11:41 AM
There's a very serious dispute going on between longshoremen and officials at the Port of Longview, Washington.
CNN's Carol Costello clearly doesn't grasp the gravity of the situation, for in an "American Morning: Wake Up Call" report Monday, she couldn't control her laughter (video follows with transcript and commentary):
On Obama's Job Plan, CNN Anchors Agree: 'Let's Hope It Is Not DOA
September 1st, 2011 5:25 PM
Next week, President Obama will unveil his jobs plan. Details haven't been revealed, but that didn't make a difference today on CNN's American Morning. Anchor Carol Costello announced the day's "talk back" question and anchors Ali Velshi and Christine Romans promptly chimed in:
Piers Morgan to Santorum: Your Views 'Are Bordering on Bigotry, Aren't
September 1st, 2011 3:24 PM
Wednesday on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight, Morgan interviewed GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum. The host spent considerable time on Santorum's views on homosexuality. Confirming the candidate is a Catholic, Morgan asked if he believes homosexuality is a sin. Santorum stated he subscribes to his Church's teaching that it is. Morgan asked how Santorum…