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McCain admits misstatement but says on CNN handshake was ill-advised

December 15, 2013 by


Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) today acknowledged an overstatement on Pres. Obama’s handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro but continued to say that the handshake was a mistake. He was questioned by

Two Sunday shows show good judgment on Mandela

December 8, 2013 by


Some of the Sunday shows went with their normal political guests today. Two exceptions were “Face the Nation” and “Meet the Press.” They devoted their entire hours to Nelson Mandela. Both with guests

Democrat senator on ‘State of the Union’ says we’re not more secure from terrorists

December 1, 2013 by


CNN host Candy Crowley asked whether we’re safer now than we were a year or two ago. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) said, “I don’t think so. I think terrorism is up worldwide. I think statistics indicate that.

Congressman on CNN sees ACA fix as measure of President’s competence

December 1, 2013 by


Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) had a different take on who’s responsible for the disastrous rollout of the website of the Avondale Care Act. On “State of the Union,” this morning, Rogers said, This really feeds into the

How best to respect the goal of a non-nuclear Iran

November 10, 2013 by


Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-NC) offered his view today. He said that he will push for more sanctions against Iran during the ongoing attempts to put a stop to their efforts to enrich uranium to produce nuclear weapons. But the senator added on CNN’s “State of the Union” that any new sanctions could be

Partisan tries to insult Iranian leaders

September 29, 2013 by


Conservative commentator Ben Ferguson fortunately does not hold a government position. If he did, his comments this morning on CNN’s “State of the Union” wouldn’t have helped advance the cause of negotiating with Iran.

UN nominee’s past remarks distorted on conservative network

July 18, 2013 by


An over-the-top segment on Fox News today exaggerated comments on U.S. foreign policy made by Samantha Power (pictured), the President’s nominee for UN ambassador, comments she later withdrew. She has been a frequent critic of our overseas agenda and has, in the past, said the U.S. committed crimes in international relations. Guest

Harsh criticism of the opposition: Yes when on one network, not so much on another

April 28, 2013 by


It’s simply not respectful of the truth and also is hypocritical, we believe. Slamming or supporting the administration when on a friendly network, or on a Sunday talk show but tempering the remarks when on a different one. Dialogue on the Sunday programs is generally more polite. There were more

Sunday talk shows: Pelosi greatly understates smaller health care cost increases

March 10, 2013 by


702_0053Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi talked about reducing the burden of health care spending. Click the number at the

Passing judgment inappropriately about a presidential debate moderator

February 20, 2013 by


One of the heads of the Commission on Presidential Debates made a puzzling and disrespectful comment about CNN anchor Candy Crowley yesterday. Frank Fahrenkopf, a politician, made the comment, in effect calling her unqualified.

More insults aimed at the President

February 9, 2013 by


Conservative radio host Monica Crowley disrespectfully tried to disparage Pres. Obama again, as she does often on her weekend radio show. This time the issues were guns and the tragedy in Libya.  On efforts to tighten gun laws, she said,

Crowley loose with the facts

October 20, 2012 by


The conservative host, Monica Crowley, ¬†said on her radio program today that “[T]he Kennedys orchestrated major vote fraud, especially in Illinois and West Virginia, in order to hand and basically steal


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