Roasting the Most
Outrageously Biased Liberal Reporters of 2004
The JW Marriott Hotel
Al Franken Award for the Stupidest Analysis
|| Matt Lauer: "Let me talk about this idea that a rag-tag group — not well-fed, not well-clothed,
completely under-equipped as compared to this great British army and the Hessians — could accomplish this.
And let me ask you to think about what is going on in Iraq today, where the insurgents — not well
equipped, smaller in numbers — the greatest army in the world is their opposition. What’s the lesson
Lynne Cheney: "Well, the difference, of course, is who’s fighting on the side of freedom."
— Exchange on the November 9 Today show, where Mrs. Cheney was promoting her new children’s book on
General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War.
||“Tonight, savagery in the streets of Iraq. Ten Americans die in a single day, four of them civilians
murdered, mutilated and dragged through the streets. Who is behind this? What drives American civilians to
risk death in Iraq? In this economy, it may be, for some, the only job they can find.”
— Dan Rather teasing a report on the CBS Evening News on March 31, the day four American civilians were
killed and mutilated in Fallujah, Iraq.
the winner is:
||“Veterans haven’t been a big force in past campaigns... but the Vietnam vets may feel bound together more
strongly....It may be too early to know how influential they’ll be in Kerry’s campaign, but they
already done one thing: If the Republicans had any hope of casting Kerry as some Michael
Dukakis-style effete Eastern liberal, that’s over. The band of brothers stands in
— CNN’s Bruce Morton on Inside Politics, January 30.
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