Health Care Cost Estimates Challenged, But Media Skip Criticism of 'Non-Partisan' Agency

Congressional Budget Office figures challenged only 16 percent of the time, despite former CBO director's claims of 'Garbage In, Garbage Out' accounting.

CNNMoney Misrepresents Rep. Mike Pence's Opposition to Tax Cut Deal

Senior writer claims tax cut deal is 'costliest stimulus, weakest payoff,' cites Congressman in liberal attack on tax cuts.

Herszenhorn's Shallow Analysis of CBO's Obama-Care Numbers: Imagine a Fruit Salad

David Herszenhorn's shallow analysis of the CBO cost estimates for Obama-care framed the outcome as a political triumph for Obama. By contrast, the Washington Post actually drilled into the ...

The Times' Obama-Care Optimism Remains Unquenched

Reporter David Herszenhorn's eternal (and so-far misguided) optimism on the prospects for Obama-care once again burns bright in Thursday's lead story on health-care reform push, Showdown Near ...

Washington Post Uses CBO to Criticize Obama Tax Cuts, Rather than Spending

Lori Montgomery frames story against 'tax-cutting agenda,' blames cuts for projected $9.7 trillion addition to deficit.

Media Defend Obama's 'Revamped' Health Care Takeover Plan

Networks and cable misreport elimination of 'Cornhusker' deal, fail to criticize price controls and downplay public opposition.

Morici Says Health Care Bill, CBO Estimates Based on 'Nefarious' Assumptions

Maryland economist says 'reform' bill will cost 'typical American family' up to $2,000 more for coverage.

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.

CBS Touts Baucus Health Care Bill 'Pays For Itself,' 'Saves Billions'

Following the talking points of the Democratic Party, at the top of Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared a win for health care legislation being pushed by Montana Senator ...

The Audacity of Speed

How much havoc can Obama wreak before our buyer's remorse catches up with him?
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