Posts Tagged ‘ABC News’

Watch Cynthia Tucker, a liberal columnist from the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, explain why affirmative action is a bad idea. Of course, the irony is that he never would have been voted in as Chairman of the Republican Party were he not black. Let’s remember how the Party wound up with Michael Steele. In November 2008, the […]


Number 193

10Jun10

This Katie Couric commentary doesn’t offer much insight into the elections this week, but it’s pretty effective at demonstrating why she’s failed so as a news anchor. “The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric” was third for the 193rd consecutive week, averaging 5.11 million viewers. There you go.


Mind the Left

17May10

Glenn Greenwald from Salon was great on ABC’s This Week on Sunday. Especially fine was when he slapped around former White House Counsel Greg Craig for playing defense lawyer and claiming that Elena Kagan is the most qualified nominee to the Supreme Court of his lifetime. Great stuff. Now, considering that Craig defined Kagan’s politics […]


Drag Out

22Mar10

It’s not that often that the Sunday talk shows turn from dueling marketing themes into a good old knock down, drag out fight, but yesterday on This Week, Karl Rove kicked the talking points out of David Plouffe. It was delightful. “Karl and the Republicans would be familiar with that,” Plouffe retorted. “Under their leadership, […]


The mainstream media can be pretty devious in the attempts to assist the Obama administration in pursuing its agenda, as can his fellow Democrats. Check out the latest ABC News poll, much touted, along with other polls, for the support shown the Public Option. The survey asked respondents if they favor a health care bill […]


Read His Lips

21Sep09

This is good – from AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM WASHINGTON, D.C.— President Barack Obama’s central campaign promise was a “firm pledge” not to raise “any form” of taxes on families making less than $250,000 per year.  This timeline of statements by Obama and White House staff and advisors illustrates a steady retreat from his oft-repeated […]