The Corner

A Little Less Fever

Perhaps sensing that yesterday’s shows went from grave concern for America’s mistakes into a bit of the usual Bush-bashing (when will Rumsfeld resign?), the network morning programs pulled the prisoner-abuse story back a bit today, leading with the political analysts and ending the first half-hour with fluffier subjects.

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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