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Halperin: NY Times getting ‘bum rap’ over McCain op-ed

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski and David Shuster talked with Time Magazine’s Mark Halperin about why the New York Times refused to publish an op-ed by John McCain. Halperin defended The New York Times’ choice. Halperin said, “That page has a pretty high standard. They don’t want any op-ed piece just because…

Israeli leader condemns shooting of bound Palestinian protester

(Reuters) Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak condemned on Monday an incident captured on video in which an Israeli soldier fired a rubber bullet at point-blank range at a bound and blindfolded Palestinian detainee. “The Israeli military will investigate the incident, learn its lessons and hold those responsible to account,” Barak…

ABC: Obama, commanders have ‘open disagreement’ over timetables

ABC’s Terry Moran reports that Obama has an “open disagreement” with commanders in Iraq over a timetable for withdrawal. Moran said that Obama agreed to discuss the disagreement candidly. Obama said, “I would characterize the concerns differently. I don’t think that they’re deep concerns about the notion of a pullout…

Critics call for boycott over Savage autism rant

CNN’s Alina Cho interviewed parents and advocates for autistic children who want Michael Savage fired or boycotted for remarks he made on his radio show. Savage had said that autism was “A fraud, a racket. … In 99 percent of the cases, it’s a brat who hasn’t been told to…

McCain brings up MoveOn’s ‘General betray us’ attack

John McCain blasted Barack Obama for not voting on a resolution condemning Moveon.org during a campaign event in South Portland, ME. This came on the same day that Obama met with General Petraeus in Iraq. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast July 19, 2008. Download video…

ABC: Most Americans support gay soldiers serving openly

15 years after President Bill Clinton revealed his “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy, 75% of Americans approve of gays serving openly in the military. Over 12,000 service members have been dismissed because of the policy. This video is from ABC’s World News, broadcast July 19, 2008. Download video…

Author: Officials feared wiretaps over opposing torture memo

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and David Shuster talked with Jane Mayer who is author of a new book, “The Dark Side.” Mayer’s book looks at the treatment of prisoners captured by the U.S. during the pursuit of Al Qaeda. Mayer reports that several lawyers in the Justice Department we…

Critics: Homophobic cartoon takes campaigning to new low

CNN’s John Roberts talked with Brian Rinehart who created a comic bolster his campaign to be reelected as Oklahoma Country Commissioner. The cartoon has been criticized as homophobic by Rinehart’s opponents. Rinehart said, “One person’s mud slinging, I guess, is another man’s issues. Here in the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma…

McCain: Iraq war would have ended in March under Obama plan

NBC’s Meredith Vieira talked to John McCain about Barack Obama’s trip to Afghanistan and Iraq. McCain told Vieira that he hoped Obama would “admit that he badly misjudged the situation and he was wrong when he said that the surge wouldn’t work.” McCain trusts Gen. David Petraeus to set the…

Condi Rice: Obama knocked down ‘last barrier’ in politics

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer talked with Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice about Barack Obama’s candidacy. Rice said that it was “great” that Obama had knocked down the “last barrier” of opportunity for African-Americans in politics. Rice said that she had decided who to vote for but refused to endorse an candidate.…

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