Sanchez Admits He's Wrong: White House Did Say Unemployment Wouldn't E

September 7th, 2010 3:25 PM
CNN's Rick Sanchez took a very strong position about a White House promise on Monday only to have to backtrack and admit he was wrong 45 minutes later.During Monday's "Rick's List," Sanchez challenged Republican National Committee communications director Doug Heye about his claim that the Obama administration said the unemployment rate wouldn't exceed eight percent if Congress enacted…

CNN's Sanchez Hesitant to Blame Left for Discovery Channel Terrorist

September 2nd, 2010 1:13 PM
CNN's Rick Sanchez, who was quick to blame Fox News for the 2009 murders of three police officers in Pennsylvania, treaded much more carefully on Wednesday's Rick's List as he covered the eco-terrorist who brought bombs, guns, and took hostages at Discovery Channel's headquarters. Sanchez stated that Lee may have been "well-meaning," but "most watching this would argue he may have…

Rick Sanchez Apologizes After Labeling Obama the 'Cotton-Picking Presi

August 30th, 2010 5:44 PM
CNN's Rick Sanchez quickly apologized on his Rick's List program on Monday after inadvertently labeling Barack Obama the "cotton-picking president of the United States." Sanchez used the racially-tinged term in response to the President recently addressing the significant percentage of American population who believe he is Muslim or was born outside the U.S. [audio available here]The…

CNN Joins Media Speculation on NYC Stabbing's Connection to Mosque Deb

August 26th, 2010 10:53 PM
CNN's Deborah Feyerick joined the media guessing game as to the motivation behind the stabbing of Muslim taxicab driver in New York City, emphasizing the possibility it may have been "connected to this big Ground Zero controversy, where we're hearing so much anti-Muslim sentiment." Feyerick raised this hypothesis during reports on Thursday's Rick's List and The Situation Room.The…

Glenn Beck: 'Rick Sanchez Is The Dumbest Man Ever On Television

August 21st, 2010 2:42 PM
Glenn Beck on Thursday told his radio audience that CNN's Rick Sanchez is the dumbest man ever on television.As NewsBusters has been chronicling the bumblings and stumblings of Sanchez for quite some time, we're certainly not going to take the other side of this debate.Even if we tried, it would be difficult for the conservative talker highlighted many of this genius's missteps that we've…

Rick Sanchez: CNN is 'Middle'; Fox News 'Way, Way, Way to the Right

August 19th, 2010 10:20 AM
On Wednesday's Rick's List, CNN's Rick Sanchez returned to his obsession with Fox News, stating that the network "obviously tends to lean way, way, way to the right." He did acknowledge this his competitors at MSNBC "tends to sway to the left," but went on to extend his "I play it down the middle" label of himself to his entire liberal network: "We happen to be…

CNN Lets Pro-Abortion PAC Spout Its Anti-Palin Talking Points

August 17th, 2010 7:20 PM
CNN's Jessica Yellin, a one-time "prominent feminist activist," helped forward the talking points of the pro-abortion lobby by devoting part of a segment on Tuesday's Rick's List to EMILY List's new anti-Sarah Palin ad. Yellin aired their left-wing accusations against the Republican and her endorsed candidates without providing the other side and/or fact-checking them [audio clips…

CNN's Sanchez: Reid's Racist Gaffe Emblematic of Angle's Incompetence

August 12th, 2010 4:48 PM
Discussing Harry Reid's racially-charged comment about Hispanic Republicans, Rick Sanchez miraculously managed to turn the embattled senator's gaffe into an example of his opponent Sharron Angle's incompetence. On the prime time "Rick's List" yesterday, the CNN host actually gave serious consideration to the Nevada Democrat's claim while exploring the extent to which the Angle campaign…

Rick Sanchez: Investigate Vatican, Mormons' Funding as Well as NYC Mos

August 11th, 2010 4:03 PM
CNN's Rick Sanchez bizarrely wondered on Tuesday's Rick List whether investigating the funding behind the planned mosque near Ground Zero would lead to investigations into Catholic and/or Mormon funding: "If you start going into who is giving money...you've got to go to Rome and start asking where the money is going into Rome....and you have to go the Mormons and ask...what are they doing…

CNN’s Myers Who Once Called Manmade Global Warming 'Arrogant' -- Now

August 10th, 2010 6:27 PM
Want evidence that working at CNN can wear you down? Although this isn't definitive, something has happened to network meteorologist Chad Myers. Back on Dec. 18, 2008, Myers explained to viewers of CNN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight" that he thought the entire notion that mankind could affect the weather was "pretty arrogant." "You know, to think that we could affect weather…

CNN's Rick Sanchez: Obsessed With Fox News, Beck, and Limbaugh

August 5th, 2010 10:28 PM
CNN anchor Rick Sanchez revisited his vendetta against Fox News, Glenn Beck, and Rush Limbaugh on Thursday's Rick's List. Sanchez brought on outgoing Representative Bob Inglis, who lost a primary challenge to a Tea Party-backed Republican candidate, and when he harped about "flamethrowers" on TV and radio, the anchor pressed him on whether he meant the two radio hosts and his network's…

O'Reilly Calls Sanchez a Pinhead for Suggesting Fox Isn't a News Organ

August 4th, 2010 11:22 AM
Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday called CNN's addle-minded host Rick Sanchez a "pinhead" for once again suggesting that Fox isn't a real news organization.As NewsBusters reported Monday, Sanchez on the program bearing his name took issue with the announcement that FNC had won a coveted front row seat in the White House briefing room."Well, I understand the Associated Press," said…

Rick Sanchez Again Hints That Fox News is Not a Legitimate News Outlet

August 2nd, 2010 7:02 PM
CNN's Rick Sanchez again hinted that Fox News wasn't a legitimate news organization during his Rick's List program on Monday. When colleague Ed Henry mentioned that several news outlets were petitioning for a front-row seat at White House press briefings, Sanchez replied, "I understand the Associated Press. I even understand Bloomberg, but don't have you to be a news organization to get that…

Rick Sanchez Asks Arizona Legislator 'What is Your Beef with Illegal I

July 30th, 2010 6:08 PM
CNN's Rick Sanchez on Thursday actually asked an Arizona state Congressman, "What is your beef with illegal immigration?"Imagine that, a so-called journalist asking an elected official what his beef is with people breaking the law.Honestly, I had to watch this segment four times to convince myself that Sanchez said something this absurd.On the other hand, those familiar with Sanchez's…