Thomas Roberts: Panetta Rips Obama For Bucks, Hillary Brownie Points

October 9th, 2014 8:08 AM
Elite Dems across America might be scuttling away from Barack Obama.  But the president can count on at least one man to stand by him: MSNBC's Thomas Roberts.  On today's Morning Joe, Roberts accused Leon Panetta of criticizing President Obama for base motives: "getting paid" off his book, and currying close ties with Hillary Clinton. Roberts' lame attempt to undermine Panetta came after Joe…

MRC's Tim Graham Details Media Ignoring Panetta's Criticisms of Obama

October 8th, 2014 10:59 PM
Graham pointed out that when the former Secretary of Defense gave his first interview to CBS’s 60 Minutes, neither one of the other two major broadcast networks (ABC or NBC) covered it and the result was the same with O’Reilly’s interview. Speaking on how “especially upsetting again” it was that none of the networks joined O’Reilly in asking Panetta about the Obama administration’s response to…

Will Press Notice Panetta's Contention That U.S. Left Iraq Too Early?

September 20th, 2014 10:48 PM
On Sunday, CBS's "60 Minutes" will broadcast Scott Pelley's recent interview of former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. In CBS's promotional tease, which was broadcast on Friday, in response to Pelley's question about whether he was confident that the U.S. troop withdrawal "was the right thing to do" at the time it was done, Panetta said, "No, I wasn't." That's big news. How big? So big that,…