Tuesday, July 22, 2014

OBAMA “TROUBLED” BY DOJ’S PRESS PROBES

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

President Obama said on Thursday that he was “troubled” by the investigation of reporters by his own Justice Department but said that he is attempting to strike “the right balance between our security and our open society.” The president himself, in a speech on his counterterrorism policy, appeared to be balancing his own response to […]

PUNDITS (AND EVERYONE ELSE): ROMNEY WON FIRST TV DEBATE

October 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In the televised presidential debates — going back to the first ones between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon — it’s not so much what a candidate says but how they appear when they say it. And — forget about party affiliations — by that measure Mitt Romney was the John Kennedy of Wednesday night’s debate […]

OBAMA CAMPAIGN RESPONDS TO 2016: OBAMA’S AMERICA

September 12, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Seven weeks after its initial release, Dinesh D’Souza’s 2016: Obama’s America has finally drawn a response from the Obama campaign. In a statement posted on BarackObama.com, D’Souza is a described as a person with a “long history of attempting to add a veneer of intellectual respectability to fringe theories, conspiratorial fear-mongering and flat-out falsehoods.” The […]

STEWART MOCKS EASTWOOD’S “OLD MAN AND THE SEAT”

September 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With late-night TV comedians virtually ignoring Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention and focusing instead on mocking Clint Eastwood’s “empty chair” performance earlier in the evening, President Obama undoubtedly must have felt that the actor made his day. In an interview with USA Today, the president said that he was a “huge […]

FEW KUDOS FOR EASTWOOD AT RNC

August 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Republican National Convention may have had one of Hollywood’s biggest stars on its podium Thursday night prior to the appearance of its candidate for president, but even some of Mitt Romney’s most ardent supporters were questioning whether Clint Eastwood’s performance helped their candidate or hurt him. Joe Scarborough, the conservative MSNBC host, tweeted that […]

“WAR” AT FOX NEWS OVER OBAMA’S SAME-SEX MARRIAGE VIEW

May 10, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The headline on Fox News Channel’s online report on President Obama’s announcement on Good Morning America that he now supports same-sex marriage read, “Obama Flip Flops, Declares War on Marriage.” However, it appeared later that Fox News anchor Shepard Smith was not in lock-step with the headline writer. Reporting on the president’s remark, Smith first […]

BIN LADEN FILM BLASTED BY CONSERVATIVES

August 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Conservative commentators have denounced plans to release a movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden next October 12, just before the presidential election. On his BigHollywood blog, Andrew Breitbart remarked on Wednesday that the scheduled release date “is THE elephant in the room. … There’s no logical reason to release the film on that […]

OBAMA’S SPEECH ON AFGHANISTAN NOT A BIG DRAW — FOR HIM

June 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

President Obama’s 15-minute address to the nation on Afghanistan Wednesday night was watched by 25 million viewers on nine networks, Nielsen Research reported on Thursday. It was the smallest audience for any Obama address during his presidency. (His announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden last month drew 56.5 million viewers despite the fact […]

25 MILLION VIEW OBAMA’S SPEECH ON AFGHANISTAN

June 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

President Obama’s 15-minute address to the nation on Afghanistan Wednesday night was watched by 25 million viewers on nine networks, Nielsen Research reported today (Thursday). Networks carrying the speech included the broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, as well as cable networks CNN, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, and TF.

TRUMP SAYS APPRENTICE COOLER THAN PRESIDENCY

June 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday night that he decided not to seek the Republican presidential nomination because, under the FCC’s Equal Time rule, he would be unable to continue as host of NBC’s The Apprentice. “I had NBC calling me,” Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity, “And, you know, having a hit show is cool […]

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