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White House Falsely Claims Obama is the “Most Popular Politician in America” [Video]

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed Thursday that President Obama is the “most popular politician in America.” Earnest made that claim in response to a reporter’s question about whether the ongoing battle for the Democratic presidential nomination between Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will be an impediment to gaining ground on GOP […]

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May 2016

5/24/2016 - Celebrity-in-Chief: Obama Dines with Anthony Bourdain during Asia Trip

5/11/2016 - Newsweek Thinks Obama is the Coolest President, Ever

5/6/2016 - White House Falsely Claims Obama is the “Most Popular Politician in America” [Video]

5/5/2016 - Obama Drinks Water from Flint, Michigan to Show It’s Safe to Drink

April 2016

4/21/2016 - Obama Administration Gives Grant to Islamic Charity Linked to Hamas by Israel

March 2016

3/17/2016 - NRA: No, We Don’t Back Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee Garland

3/4/2016 - Obama’s War on Coal, via Halting Leases, Could Cost $650 Billion

January 2016

1/8/2016 - Of Course: Obama Vetoes ObamaCare Repeal Bill

December 2015

12/8/2015 - Fox News Suspends Two Contributors for On-Air Swearing About Obama

November 2015

11/30/2015 - Less than 1% of Obama’s Regulations are Tested for Cost to American Businesses, Consumers

11/25/2015 - WaPo’s Milbank Wants Tougher Talk from President “Oh-Bummer”

11/23/2015 - Morning Joe: Obama’s Tone Deaf Response to Terror Attacks Makes Americans Feel “Leaderless” [Video]

11/20/2015 - CNN Reporter Suspended for Tweet on Syrian Refugees

11/12/2015 - Obama may be Taken to Court over Guantanamo Bay Closure

August 2015

8/6/2015 - All Eyes on Fox News GOP Debate

April 2015

4/7/2015 - Obama’s Push will Lead to Labor Blitz on Employers

4/6/2015 - U.S. Ambassador Barred from Official Visits by Czech President over Obama’s Russian Policy

4/5/2015 - Liz Warren: We Have No Other Choice But to Negotiate with Iran

4/5/2015 - Lebanon’s Hezbollah calls Iran Deal a “Victory”

4/2/2015 - Kerry almost working alone in Iran Nukes Deal as China, France, Russia Leaves Talks

4/1/2015 - Obama lifts Hold on Delivering Military Aid to Egypt

4/1/2015 - Netanyahu: The World Needs a “Better Deal” with Iran

4/1/2015 - Americans want Voting to be Easier, but Not Mandatory

March 2015

3/31/2015 - Obama’s Cuba Reset doesn’t Sit Well with Americans

3/31/2015 - State Department: No Consequences for Iran after Missing Deadline

3/27/2015 - VIDEO: Retired General says White House Knew Bergdahl Deserted His Post

3/26/2015 - Liberal Think Tank Finds Only 5 Positive Things about ObamaCare

3/25/2015 - Experts: Too Many Holes in Obama’s Nukes Deal with Iran

3/24/2015 - White House: Yes, Yemen is Still a Model for Counterterrorism even in Civil War

3/23/2015 - Obama Launches Passionate Defense of ObamaCare, Ignoring Polls and Reality

3/23/2015 - Hey Democrats, ObamaCare Hasn’t Aged Well

3/14/2015 - National Archives: “We Live in Constant Fear” of Obama

February 2015

2/26/2015 - Texas: Obama’s Amnesty Hurts States

2/19/2015 - CNN Poll on DHS Shutdown Blame Omits Democrats as an Option

2/11/2015 - Once Hailed as Success, U.S. is closing Embassy in Yemen

January 2015

1/31/2015 - Obama’s anti-Gun Operation Chokepoint, Explained

1/28/2015 - ObamaCare Enrollment Figures Released, but Can We Trust Them?

1/24/2015 - So Obama is Upset at Netanyahu’s Visit to Congress

1/23/2015 - Obama and Hashtags: Why Some Over Others?

1/22/2015 - Snoozer- Obama SOTU Speech Least Watched Since 2000

1/20/2015 - Obama’s chief of staff, not Obama, takes blame for U.S. Snub of Paris Rally

1/5/2015 - CNN Falls For Fake North Korea Account Tweet

December 2014

12/30/2014 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin Admits 2014 Was a “Difficult Year” for the Network

12/25/2014 - Obama goes Golfing in Hawaii with Malaysia’s Top Leader

12/19/2014 - Megyn Kelly: “Boy oh boy, did I see a lot of MSNBC anchors” at White House Christmas Party [Video]

12/3/2014 - CNN Mocks White House Over Unqualified Ambassadorial Appointments [Video]

November 2014

11/20/2014 - Obama Receives Upside Down Pinocchio from Washington Post Fact Checker for Immigration Flip-Flop

11/17/2014 - CBS Evening News: “Embarrassed Democrats” Distancing Themselves from Obamacare Architect [Video]

11/7/2014 - White House Spin on Midterm Elections Stuns Reporters [Video]

October 2014

10/31/2014 - What Price News? $70k Per Person to Fly with Obama to Asia

10/29/2014 - USA Today’s Susan Page: Obama “More Dangerous to the Press” than “Any Administration in American History” [Video]

10/9/2014 - Obama Blasts the Media for Feeding “Cynicism”

September 2014

9/13/2014 - Michael Moore Says Obama Will Go Down in History As the First Black President, and Nothing Else [Video]

August 2014

8/13/2014 - WaPo’s Dana Milbank: Obama’s 39% Approval Rating Isn’t That Bad Considering How Miserable America Is [Video]

July 2014

7/29/2014 - MSNBC’s Chuck Todd: Americans Are “Fatigued” From Obama [Video]

7/25/2014 - Hillary Clinton Admits That She Might Need to Work on Press Relations

7/23/2014 - Media Hit Obama for Placing Fundraising Above World Crises [Video]

7/16/2014 - Obama Gets 3 Pinocchios for Saying GOP Blocked Every Serious Idea

7/14/2014 - White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Favors CNN for News [Video]

7/7/2014 - Jay Carney’s Parting Shot: Press Takes a “Shallow Approach”

May 2014

5/27/2014 - NY Times’ Jonathan Martin: Obama Administration Going Through a Rough Patch [Video]

5/12/2014 - Obama’s Statement on GOP Filibusters Receives “Four Pinocchios” From Washington Post Fact Checker

5/7/2014 - White House Withholds Full Contents of Benghazi “Media Strategy” Emails [Video]

5/6/2014 - Jay Carney: White House Will Cooperate With “Legitimate” Congressional Oversight Regarding Benghazi [Video]

5/2/2014 - Nancy Pelosi on Benghazi Emails: Nothing New—Just “Diversion” and “Subterfuge” [Video]

March 2014

3/25/2014 - NY Times Reporter: Obama Administration is “The Greatest Enemy of Press Freedom” in a Generation

3/18/2014 - Robert Gibbs: Democrats Could “Absolutely” Lose the Senate in November [Video]

3/14/2014 - AP WH Correspondent: Democrats Distancing Themselves From Obama [Video]

February 2014

2/13/2014 - Candidate Obama versus President Obama on Executive Power [Video]

December 2013

12/20/2013 - Chris Matthews: Obama is the Political Loser of the Year [Video]

12/17/2013 - True Confessions—HHS Secretary Sebelius Admits that Some People May Be Facing Higher Premiums Under Obamacare [Video]

12/13/2013 - Politifact Names Obama’s “If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan” Promise As Its Lie of the Year

12/9/2013 - MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry: Obamacare is a “Derogatory Term” Conceived by “Wealthy White Men” [Video]

November 2013

11/22/2013 - With Ratings Sagging, Obama Meets With MSNBC Hosts, Liberal Pundits

11/19/2013 - Poll: Obama’s 39% Job Approval Rating Ties GW Bush’s 2nd Term

11/15/2013 - Obama Chides Media for Ignoring Good News on Obamacare—Medicaid Signups [Video]

11/5/2013 - New York Times Editor Defends Editorial Saying Obama “Misspoke”

September 2013

9/27/2013 - Seymour Hersh: American Media is “Pathetic”

9/6/2013 - AP Reporter Questions Obama’s “Courageous move” [Video]

9/4/2013 - Chris Matthews: Democrats Have to Vote for War to “Save the President’s Hide” [Video]

August 2013

8/28/2013 - Al Jazeera Favorite McCain Ignores Constitutional “Niceties” on Syria

8/26/2013 - Obama Presides Over Security Meltdown

8/19/2013 - Robert Gibbs Advises Hillary Clinton to Distance Her 2016 Campaign from Obama, Bill [Video]

8/10/2013 - AP Issues Correction of Obama Quote [Video]

8/7/2013 - Chris Matthews: MSNBC Doesn’t Have a Pro-Obama Bias Because He Has Never Appeared on the Network

8/1/2013 - Obama tells Dems “Not to Believe Everything You Read in The Huffington Post”

July 2013

7/30/2013 - Obama Must Have Watched PBS

7/25/2013 - Obama’s Misleading Obamacare Claims

7/23/2013 - Larry Grathwohl: Eyewitness to Communist Terrorism

7/15/2013 - Anti-NSA Campaign Reaches Capitol Hill

7/9/2013 - State Department’s Credibility Remains in Tatters

7/3/2013 - Battle Over Student Loan Rates Obscures Larger Issues

7/1/2013 - Latest Obama Leak Investigation Targets Retired General

June 2013

6/19/2013 - Obama Administration Attempts to Intimidate State Department Whistleblower

6/17/2013 - Pew: News Coverage Strongly Favors Gay Marriage

6/13/2013 - Media Downplay Their Conflicts of Interest

6/12/2013 - America is Under Attack and At War

6/12/2013 - Obama’s Off-the-Record Meeting Catches Reporters Off-Guard

6/11/2013 - Can the Media Protect Hillary Clinton from Latest State Department Scandal?

6/7/2013 - People Power Against the Department of Justice

6/7/2013 - Second Thoughts: New York Times Editorial Changed to Soften Criticism of Obama

6/3/2013 - New York Times’ Jill Abramson: “Concerned That the Process of News Gathering is Being Criminalized”

6/3/2013 - Obama/Holder Justice Department Threatens First Amendment

May 2013

5/29/2013 - Dishonoring America’s Veterans

5/24/2013 - Jay Carney Admits White House Criticism is “Legitimate” [Video]

5/23/2013 - Obama’s Leak Obsession Leads to Privacy and Free Speech Abuses

5/22/2013 - The Smoking Gun in the IRS Scandal, Part Two

5/22/2013 - IRS Scandal Reaches the White House

5/21/2013 - The Smoking Gun in the IRS Scandal, Part One

5/21/2013 - Robert Gibbs Takes a Swipe at Maureen Dowd—Dowd Fires Back [Video]

5/20/2013 - Bob Schieffer Grills White House Adviser Over Scandal Response [Video]

5/17/2013 - Chris Matthews Grills Carney—Even the Bush Administration Conducted Leak Investigations in Public [Video]

5/15/2013 - Obama Fires IRS Commissioner as Scandal Grows

5/15/2013 - Obama Gives New York Times the Chills

5/15/2013 - Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Obama “Four Pinocchio’s” on Benghazi Statement

5/14/2013 - Fortune Teller Jay Carney Said in 2006 that He Wouldn’t be a Very Good Press Secretary [Video]

5/13/2013 - Maureen Dowd Hits Obama on Benghazi

5/13/2013 - The Wit and Wisdom of Herbert Romerstein

5/10/2013 - Disgusted? Freddie Mac makes 2nd largest profit in history

5/9/2013 - Admiral James Lyons (Ret.) Calls Benghazi Hearing “the tip of the iceberg”

5/3/2013 - How Obama Obstructs Justice in the Search for a Communist Terrorist

April 2013

4/18/2013 - Media Excuse Themselves on Gosnell Trial Coverage

4/17/2013 - MSNBC’s Joy Reid Praises Obama Reaction to Boston Marathon Bombings, While Criticizing Bush

4/9/2013 - Media Misrepresenting Judicial Confirmations

March 2013

3/29/2013 - The Unaffordable “Affordable Care Act”

3/27/2013 - CNN Exposes Obama’s High-Speed Rail Boondoggle

February 2013

2/11/2013 - Tina Brown: Obama “Would Be Impeached By Now on Drones” If He Were Bush [Video]

January 2013

1/22/2013 - CBS News’ Political Director Urges Obama to “Destroy the GOP”

1/18/2013 - Obama Shuns Fox News at Press Conferences

1/15/2013 - Obama Blames Gun Owners for “Ginning up Fear,” Sparking Record Gun Sales

December 2012

12/20/2012 - ABC’s Jake Tapper Nails Obama for Being AWOL on Gun Violence [Video]

12/10/2012 - NYT Reporter: White House is “So Much Cockier” Than in 2011

12/5/2012 - White House Opens Its Doors to MSNBC Hosts

12/3/2012 - Left-Wing Media Plans to Get Tough on Obama

November 2012

11/29/2012 - Esquire’s Charles Pierce Calls Martin Bashir’s Show a “Moral Nightmare”

11/23/2012 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin: “We Are Not Pro-Obama”

11/20/2012 - Media Gave Romney the Shaft During Election

11/7/2012 - Chris Matthews: Obama Will Lose the South Due to Republicans Stoking Racial Fears

11/6/2012 - NBC’s Savannah Guthrie Sees Hurricane Sandy as Sent “Seemingly From Above” to Help Obama Get Re-elected

11/6/2012 - Chris Matthews Accuses Romney’s “Revenge” Reaction Of Stoking Racial Fears

October 2012

10/22/2012 - Stephanie Cutter: Obama’s Libya Response Has Been a “Very Transparent Process” [Video]

10/19/2012 - Andrea Mitchell: MSNBC Pays Men More Than Women[Video]

10/16/2012 - NBC’s Chuck Todd: Romney Could “Win the Election” in the Next Debate

10/10/2012 - Chris Matthews: Obama “Big Bird” Ad is “Mickey Mouse”

10/9/2012 - Andrea Mitchell Doesn’t Want to Be Obama Campaign Tool—This Time

10/8/2012 - Juan Williams: Obama Lost Debate Because of Twitter

10/3/2012 - Biden is Right—Middle Class Has Been “Buried the Last Four Years” [Video]

September 2012

9/20/2012 - Andrea Mitchell Covers for Obama Campaign By Not Airing Redistribution Video

9/11/2012 - CNN’s Don Lemon Grills Debbie Wasserman Schultz over God, Jerusalem and Israel [Video]

9/7/2012 - Obama Campaign Stands Behind Biden’s False “Romney Bailout” Charge

August 2012

8/14/2012 - Matt Lauer Exposes Obama Campaign Doublespeak on Paul Ryan

July 2012

7/23/2012 - Former DNC Chair Howard Dean Says Economy “Getting Stronger” Despite Evidence To the Contrary

7/19/2012 - Chris Matthews Can’t Understand Why Conservatives Keep Bashing “the Perfect American”

7/17/2012 - David Axelrod Spins “Felon or Liar” Tactic about Romney on CNN

June 2012

6/18/2012 - CNN’s Crowley Not Buying What the Obama Campaign is Selling

May 2012

5/21/2012 - Washington Post Hires Left-wing Blogger to Bash Conservatives

5/3/2012 - Joy Behar: Republicans Would Have Held a Ticker-Tape Parade if Bush had Killed bin Laden [Video]

April 2012

4/10/2012 - Media Ignore MSNBC Host Moderating Partisan White House Forum

March 2012

3/23/2012 - Chris Matthews Declares He’s a Centrist

3/13/2012 - Piers Morgan Grills Obama Film Producer Over One-Sided “Documentary” [Video]

November 2011

11/30/2011 - DNC Attack on ABC’s Jake Tapper Fails

11/17/2011 - Michael Moore: Obama is Trying to Destroy Occupy Movement

October 2011

10/18/2011 - P.U. to Pew Media Bias Survey

10/16/2011 - W.H. Chief of Staff Says Some in the Media “Carry Water” for Politicians [Video]

10/15/2011 - Sharpton Compares His Jobs March to “Occupation Wall Street” [Video]

September 2011

9/21/2011 - NY Times Bill Keller: “Obama Is In Danger of Being A One-Term President”

9/7/2011 - White House Refuses to Disavow Teamsters President Hoffa’s ‘SOB ‘ Comments

9/2/2011 - Sharpton Caught Unaware of MSNBC Campaign Endorsement Policy

August 2011

8/21/2011 - Axelrod Admits That Obama’s Jobs Plan Will Rely on Old Ideas

July 2011

7/29/2011 - Matthews’ Bad Math: “Half the Debt Came from Bush”

7/28/2011 - Round Two: White House Spox Carney Goes After Fox’s Henry Again

7/27/2011 - White House’s Carney Loses Patience, Turns on Press Corps

7/26/2011 - Liberal Bob Beckel Compares MSNBC-Fox News Rivalry to “A Kindergartner Playing Baseball Against the Yankees”

7/18/2011 - CBS’s Schieffer Maintains that Bad Economy is Mostly Bush’s Fault

7/7/2011 - FACTS: Obama’s Town Hall Lacked Them

May 2011

5/14/2011 - Obama’s CNN Foreign Policy Adviser

5/8/2011 - Carney Brings Down the White House

April 2011

4/28/2011 - MSNBC Leads “Birther” Talk

4/24/2011 - HuffPo’s Fineman Blames GOP Congress for Obama’s Low Poll Numbers

4/20/2011 - Freudian Slip? Matthews Calls Obama a Muslim

March 2011

3/21/2011 - What Liberal Bias? Biden Hires WaPo Reporter

3/14/2011 - MSNBC’s Ratigan: Left Won’t Criticize Obama Because He Is a Black Liberal

3/3/2011 - Obama Tries to Manage the Press

February 2011

2/16/2011 - Obama Overwhelmed By W.H. Press Corps.

January 2011

1/21/2011 - The Thrill Is Back for Chris Matthews

December 2010

12/23/2010 - Brokaw Compares Obama’s Resurgence to Lazarus

12/16/2010 - Streisand Tells Larry King That She Is Disappointed in Obama