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Republicans Criticize Prisoner Swap That Freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

By David S. Cloud, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Senior Republicans criticized President Barack Obama on Sunday for releasing five high-ranking Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists. Administration officials strongly defended the swap, saying Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s health […]

June 2, 2014
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5 Examples Of Fox News’ ‘Fair And Balanced’ Obama Coverage

Here are five examples of Fox’s not so “Fair and Balanced” coverage of the president.

January 29, 2013

Obama Can’t Win For Winning

WASHINGTON — You have to ask: If unemployment were now at 6 percent, would President Obama be getting pummeled for not having us back to full employment already? The question comes to mind in the wake of the Libyan rebels’ successes against Moammar Gaddafi. It’s remarkable how reluctant Obama’s opponents are to acknowledge that despite […]

August 24, 2011

The New Old Obama Fights Back

WASHINGTON — For President Obama, these are the days of never hearing an encouraging word. Not since his own supporters were losing faith in his presidential campaign in the summer of 2007 has Obama confronted so many bad reviews and such widespread frustration and angry criticism from his own side. Now, the censure is reinforced […]

August 15, 2011

Romney Courts Far Right in NLRB Attack

Mitt Romney did the usual Republican anti-labor routine today when he slammed Obama for the National Labor Relations Board’s complaint against Boeing in South Carolina: The NLRB handles union issues, including claims of unfair practices by employers against labor unions. In a complaint, the board charged that Boeing built a $750-million airplane factory in nonunion […]

June 28, 2011

Pawlenty Embraces Bush Doctrine, Slams Obama as “Timid” in Foreign Policy Address

Tacking right on foreign affairs, and rejecting the Obama administration’s policy of “engagement” with the Middle East, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty issued a scathing critique of the president’s realist approach to Egypt, Iran, Syria, and elsewhere in a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Tuesday morning. He lambasted Obama’s […]

June 28, 2011