NBC Highlights Retiring GOP Moderate Who Laments Lack of 'Compromise'

Media Research CenterOn Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams read a short item noting the decision of Ohio Republican Congressman Steve LaTourette to retire from the House of Representatives this year, noting that he is "one of the last GOP moderates in Congress."

The NBC anchor also relayed LaTourette's complaint that "compromise has now become a dirty word."


In other political news, an Ohio Republican has announced he's leaving Congress after nine terms. This is notable because Congressman Steve LaTourette is one of the last GOP moderates remaining in Congress.

He said today Washington has changed so much since he first got there, and he lamented the fact that compromise has now become a dirty word.

-- Brad Wilmouth is a news analyst at the Media Research Center