Bitter NYT Laments 'Gift to Travelers,' 'People With Money' as GOP Sto

April 29th, 2013 4:46 PM
The Democrats blinked in the sequester tussle -- by wide margins Congress passed, and the president promised to sign, legislation that would end the furloughs for Federal Aviation Administration employees, which had caused flight delays that Republicans claimed were politically motivated by the Obama administration. Saturday's New York Times lead story by Jonathan Weisman admitted a…

Bill Press Threatens: I Want 'Unfreaking-bearable' Flight Delays, Amer

April 24th, 2013 5:50 PM
Add liberal host Bill Press to the list of liberals who want the sequester to hurt Americans in order to prove a political point. On Tuesday morning’s Full Court Press, his radio talk show simulcast on Current TV, Press predicted that the FAA furloughs that went into effect Sunday will be just the tip of the big, bad sequester iceberg: “[Y]ou know what, it’s gonna get worse…

CNBC Anchor Bravely Asks Whether Obama, Reid Want Sequester to Hurt

March 26th, 2013 12:55 PM
Let’s all be thankful for CNBC. On this morning’s Squawk Box, co-host Joe Kernen raised a question that the Big Three broadcast networks have been afraid or unwilling to touch thus far. While Kernen was chatting with CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood about the sequester, Harwood brought up the FAA’s announcement that it will close 149 air traffic control…

PBS’s Judy Woodruff Helps Pelosi Blame Republicans for Sequester

March 8th, 2013 3:03 PM
The PBS NewsHour invited Nancy Pelosi on for an interview Thursday night, and the sparks were flying. Sparks of love, that is, between anchor Judy Woodruff and the House minority leader. Woodruff conducted a 10-minute interview of mostly softballs about the salient topics of the day. But one of today’s hottest topics, the sequester, only merited one question from Woodruff - and it wasn…