Lynne Cheney “strongly criticized CNN Friday for its ‘Broken Government’ series of specials,” Broadcasting & Cable notes.
“In an interview with Situation Room anchor Wolf Blitzer, Cheney said the network’s Vote 2006 specials contained ‘terrible distortions of the president’s and vice president’s positions on many issues.’ She suggested CNN was working from Democratic talking points, and took issue with the negative tone of the title “Broken Government,” suggesting it betrayed CNN’s bias and countering that the administration had inherited a recession, been through some tough times like 9/11 and Katrina, but that the economy was healthy.”
Here’s the transcript…
- In 'The News Sorority,' Couric is 'Brash,' Sawyer 'Machiavellian,' Amanpour's 'Moral Superiority'
- Was Alleged Audio of Michael Brown Shooting on CNN a Hoax?
- Turner Offers Buyouts to Hundreds of Employees; Will Also Seek 'Additional Reductions in Staffing'
- How Cable News Covered Michael Brown's Funeral, Al Sharpton's Eulogy