Co-anchor Chris Matthews:
“I have to tell you, you know, it’s part of reporting this case, this
election, the feeling most people get when they hear Barack Obama’s
speech. My — I felt this thrill going up my leg. I mean, I don’t have
that too often.”
Co-anchor Keith Olbermann:
seriously. It’s a dramatic event. He speaks about America in a way that
has nothing to do with politics. It has to do with the feeling we have
about our country. And that is an objective assessment.” —
Exchange during MSNBC’s coverage of the Virginia, Maryland and
Washington D.C. primaries, February 12.
bias largely unseen in U.S. presidential race” —
Headline over November 6 Reuters dispatch claiming no liberal tilt in
favor of Barack Obama.
“I’m not that convinced that that’s her baby....The daughter — who we
know is fertile because she’s knocked up again, or maybe for the first
time...she did like take a five-month leave from high school because she
had [uses fingers to indicate quote marks] ‘mononucleosis’ right around
the time the baby was being born. And the mother, the so-called, you
know, okay, maybe it is the mother, but, you know, she was back to work
three days later. You don’t smell something?...It’s not like they’re not
willing to lie about everything else.” —
HBO’s Bill Maher on Real Time, September 5, promoting the
left-wing conspiracy theory that Sarah Palin’s infant son is actually
her daughter Bristol’s baby.
global warming one day force us into space to live?” —
ABC’s Sam Champion teasing an upcoming segment on Good Morning
America, February 8.