How better to celebrate Boxing Day than with the Media Research Center annual awards for the year's worst reporting? This is an hilarious — and, unfortunately, entirely accurate — summary of the year's worst media nonsense. Take the time to read it all, and brace yourselves for the onsluaght in '06. Hard to see how anyone will be able to top this year's worst: NBC's Brian Williams. This is the money quote from an exchange he had in June with Andrea Mitchell:
Andrea Mitchell: "It is an iconic picture: American hostages, hands bound and blindfolded, being paraded outside the
Brian Williams: "Andrea, what would it all matter if proven true? Someone brought up today the first several
Mitchell: "Indeed, Brian."
Indeed? In fact? In the fevered brains of the hyperliberal media. NBC: we distort, you comply.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?