Al Franken

Media Matters Silent on Al Franken Groping Charge

The cat has the Media Matters tongue, apparently. The news comes in from Los Angeles KABC anchor Leeann Tweeden that while on a USO tour in December of 2006 with then-comedian and now-Senator Al Franken “kissed and groped” her without her consent.  Among other things Tweeden says that Franken wrote a kiss into their act and demanded they rehearse. After protesting she finally, reluctantly, agreed. Then, she says: “He repeated that actors really need to rehearse everything

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David Brock

Media Matters again with the double standard

The usual Media Matters double standard is flaring big-time again. Front and center on its site is a story criticizing the conservative site Newsmax for thinking of hiring former Fox host Bill O’Reilly. MM takes umbrage at the charges of sexual harassment that resulted in O’Reilly leaving Fox. Says MM: “It’s unbelievable we have to say this, but it’s a terrible and morally bankrupt idea.” This is a stunning comment from a site that is headed by

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