The first part of Bill O'Reilly interview with Jon Stewart aired on FNC's The O'Reilly Factor tonight, and when the topic to turned to Fox News' balance Stewart said, "I think Fox in and of yourselves say that you are not a news organization all day..." Stewart consistently turned the tables on O'Reilly.
Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs was on the Today show this morning talking about the potential 2012 Republican presidential candidates. When it came to Sarah Palin, Dobbs said, "Would I consider voting her? Frankly based on what I have seen, personally no." Things are looking bad for Sarah, when even Lou Dobbs says no thanks.
NBC News/The Wall Street Journal is set to release a poll this evening in which support for the public option continues to grow. The poll will reveal a reversal on the issue. Last month most people were opposed to the public option by a 48%-46% margin, but this month the measure is supported, 48%-42%.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow was on NBC's Meet The Press this morning, and she had some harsh words for those on the right who are calling President Obama a failure and celebrating Chicago's failed bid to host the Olympics. Maddow said, "For them to be cheering America's loss here on the right I think is sort of disgusting."
Sarah Palin's claim that the Democratic healthcare reform proposal will set up death panels continues to be roundly refuted. On ABC's This Week today, Howard Dean said, "About euthanasia, they're just totally erroneous. She just made that up." Conservative columnist David Brooks and Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) have also refuted Palin.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell was NBC's Meet The Press today, where he argued that their aren't really 47 million Americans without healthcare. McConnell said that the uninsured can always go to the emergency room for healthcare. What he ignores is that people without health insurance don't get the same quality of care as those who do.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was on Meet the Press today, and when the topic of his 2008 running mate Sarah Palin's resignation as Alaska governor came up. McCain defended Palin, and claimed that she didn't quit. He said, "Oh, I don't think she quit. I think she changed her priorities." He also said that Palin didn't break a promise to her supporters by resigning.