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As Seen in The New York Post


CBS News Has
Nothing to Brag About!

Bryant Gumbel

On November 1st CBS Will Unleash Television's Most

Liberal Activist Anchor


Before he agreed to return to the smiley-face domain of morning television as host of CBS's upcoming The Early Show, Bryant Gumbel demanded and received assurances from his bosses that he wouldn't get called into the principal's office every morning’ for speaking his mind. Boston Globe, July 27, 1999


What mindset will Bryant Gumbel express?

On Conservatives: This test is not going to tell you whether you’re a racist or a liberal.”
— Previewing his prime-time special The Racial Attitudes and Consciousness Exam (RACE), Sept. 5, 1989, Today

On Taxes: It is certain the President won’t mention the ‘T’ word, and yet taxes are very much at the heart of what all our potential solutions are. How long can both sides pretend that a hike’s not needed?” — Jan. 31, 1990, Today

On Reagan: Largely as a result of the policies and priorities of the Reagan administration, more people are becoming poor and staying poor in this country than at any time since World War II.” — July 17, 1989, Today

On Ken Starr: Scott, as you and I both know, a popular move these days is to make a titillating charge and then have the media create the frenzy. Given Kenneth Starr’s track record, should we suspect that he’s trying to do with innuendo that which he has been unable to do with evidence?” — to CBS reporter Scott Pelley, Jan. 21, 1998, Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel

On Talk Radio: “....Right-wing talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh, Bob Grant, Oliver North, G. Gordon Liddy, Michael Reagan, and others take to the air every day with basically the same format: detail a problem, blame the government or a group, and invite invective from like-minded people. Never do most of the radio hosts encourage outright violence, but the extent to which their attitudes may embolden and encourage some extremists has clearly become an issue.” – April 25, 1995, Today

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