Accuracy in Media

Obama Disavows Priorities USA Ad—Sort Of [Video]

After weeks of silence on the Priorities USA Action ad, President Obama finally commented on the ad, saying that he didn’t believe Mitt Romney had anything to do with the death of Joe Soptic’s wife and that the ad was not approved or produced by his campaign. I don’t think that Governor Romney is somehow […]

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Obama Surrogate Ed Rendell Thinks Campaign “Went A Little Bit Too far With the Felony Business”

Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell, who has been critical in the past of the Obama campaign’s attacks on Bain Capital, said Friday that he thinks the campaign may have gone a little bit too far with the “felony business.” Rendell was referring to Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter. She had suggested last week, following a Boston Globe […]

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Washington Post Fact Checker Won’t Fact-Check Post Stories

Glenn Kessler, aka The Washington Post Fact Checker, informed readers that even though the Obama campaign had misinterpreted a recent Washington Post story on Bain Capital and outsourcing, he would not award any Pinocchios (his rating system for accuracy) to the Post for the actual story, since it was the interpretation of the Post story, and […]

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Matthews: “What Was Bill Clinton Thinking?” [VIDEO]

Friday night on MSNBC’s Hardball, host Chris Matthews chided former president Bill Clinton for not defending  President Obama more vigorously over his birth certificate and for defending Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital. Matthews’ guests were Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and Republican strategist Todd Harris. During an interview with Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who guest-hosted on […]

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Bill Clinton as Surrogate Causing Problems for Obama

Thursday night former president Bill Clinton was a guest on Piers Morgan Tonight with guest host Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein, the well-known Hollywood producer, openly acknowledged that he is a big supporter of both Clinton and Barack Obama, and he was working it for all he could. But it may have backfired. Writing in The Caucus, […]

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Chris Matthews Asks DNC Chair Wasserman-Schultz Where All the Obama Surrogates Are

On Tuesday’s Hardball on MSNBC, host Chris Matthews attacked DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz for the lack of pro-Obama surrogates to back up President Obama’s attacks on Bain Capital. Matthews has been troubled since Democratic Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, New Jersey criticized the Obama campaign for attacking Bain Capital and private equity during an appearance Sunday on […]

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Romney: From ‘Bullying’ to ‘Raping’ [Video]

In a discussion on MSNBC’s Jansing & Co., Congressman James Clyburn of South Carolina made a statement comparing the actions of Mitt Romney’s company, and presumably to Romney himself, to that of rape. “This is not an attack on free enterprise,” Clyburn said. “But there’s something about that enterprise that I have a problem with. […]

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August 2012

8/21/2012 - Obama Disavows Priorities USA Ad—Sort Of [Video]

July 2012

7/15/2012 - Obama Surrogate Ed Rendell Thinks Campaign “Went A Little Bit Too far With the Felony Business”

7/13/2012 - FactCheck.org and CNN Don’t Buy Boston Globe Story on Bain

7/5/2012 - FactCheck.org: Obama Campaign Is “All Wet” on Romney Outsourcing Claims

7/3/2012 - Washington Post Fact Checker Won’t Fact-Check Post Stories

June 2012

6/4/2012 - Matthews: “What Was Bill Clinton Thinking?” [VIDEO]

6/1/2012 - Bill Clinton as Surrogate Causing Problems for Obama

May 2012

5/27/2012 - Bob Schieffer Asks Robert Gibbs: “What Ever Happened to Hope and Change? [VIDEO]

5/23/2012 - Chris Matthews Asks DNC Chair Wasserman-Schultz Where All the Obama Surrogates Are

5/22/2012 - Romney: From ‘Bullying’ to ‘Raping’ [Video]

5/22/2012 - Dem. Congressman on MSNBC: Mitt Romney, Bain “Raping” Companies

5/15/2012 - TIME’s Halperin: Press is VERY Sympathetic to Obama Narrative on Bain

January 2012

1/9/2012 - Chris Wallace Exposes DNC Chairwoman Wasserman-Schultz’s Double Standard [Video]

1/3/2012 - MSNBC’s Schultz Finally Discloses Three-Year Old NBC-Bain Capital Partnership [Video]