CBS's Schieffer followed the establishment media's script on Snowden: We don't know what exactly the government is doing, and we should know, but the guy who's generated the discussion about all of this is a narcissist.
Bob Schieffer was almost unrecognizable Saturday afternoon as he sat on the patio of the Occidental Grill. Not dressed in his usual dark suit he wears on the set of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Schieffer was sporting a white cowboy hat and aviator sunglasses as he sat sipping beer and chatting. Show More Summary
CBS News' Bob Schieffer used his commentary segment on "Face the Nation" Sunday to hammer NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. "I like people who are willing to stand up to the government. As a reporter, it’s my job to do that from time to time. Show More Summary
Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer asked White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough Sunday morning if President Obama's $60-100 million proposed trip to Africa was "worth it in a time of sequestration, when we've got people in various government agencies working four days a week, taking a twenty percent cut in pay?"
Before taking Edward Snowden to the woodshed on Face the Nation Sunday morning, Bob Schieffer questioned White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough about the history of objections to surveillance programs within the past two administrations,...Show More Summary
As NewsBusters has been reporting, it’s been truly fascinating watching liberal media members attack National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday, host Bob Schieffer used his mid-program commentaryShow More Summary
On CBS’ Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer told National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden that he should turn himself in to US authorities. “I like people who are willing to stand up to the government,” Schieffer said. “As a reporter, it’s my job to do that from time to time …. Show More Summary
CBS anchor Bob Schieffer on Sunday ripped Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old former National Security Agency contractor who was the source of a spring of leaks about the agency's surveillance methods. Amid a debate over whether SnowdenShow More Summary
Bob Schieffer excoriated NSA-leaker Edward Snowden on Face the Nation this morning, not as a traitor but as a coward who fled the country rather than accept responsibility for his actions.
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson appeared on CBS’s Face The Nation, and told host Bob Schieffer that she was “concerned that the process of news gathering is being criminalized,” because of the Justice Department’s leak investigation that has targeted journalists. Schieffer asked Abramson why the Times decided not to participate in Attorney General [...]
This week on FAIR TV: Obama's big speech on U.S. anti-terrorism policies was treated as a big shift, a pivot away from war. Was it? Activists around the world rallied against Monsanto–which wasn't considered big news here. And Bob Schieffer complains that the White House makes it hard to get good guests for his Sunday chat show. There's an easy fix for that, isn't there?
Occidental Grill & Seafood is trying really hard to get CBS “Face the Nation” Host Bob Schieffer and former Obama aide David Axelrod to bury the hatchet. To that end, they’ve invited Axelrod to the restaurant’s BBQ, Bourbon, Beer and Bob (Schieffer) non-profit event. This may not be an easy relationship to patch up. Show More Summary
The liberal response to the current trio of scandals surrounding Obama (Persecuting the Tea Party with the IRS, going after the AP and James Rosen and Benghazi) varies from “all is well and there’s nothing to see here” to admissions that Obama is being badly damaged. Show More Summary
Mainstream reporters are speaking openly about the chilling effect of the Obama White House's investigations into leaks of classified material. But this willingness to talk about how the White House operates can lead some journalists to make some rather strange arguments.
MSNBC contributor David Axelrod criticized CBS News’ Bob Schieffer this morning, taking issue with the “Face the Nation” host’s stance on the Obama administration’s handling of the press and the DOJ investigations of the media. Schieffer...Show More Summary
Just one week after telling White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer that the Obama administration was taking the same approach as the Nixon administration in how they were handling the various scandals they are dealing with, Face The Nation host Bob Schieffer called on the President to “rethink his entire communications policy.” Schieffer also called on [...]
On Sunday's Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer was sharp in his criticism of the Obama administration, deeming it the most secretive since Nixon's. President Obama should "rethink his entire communications policy top to bottom," he advised. David Axelrod, formerly of Team Obama, responded to Schieffer on Tuesday — and he was "unsympathetic."
Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer offered the Obama administration one piece of advice on transparency: Stop doing what you're doing. "The president needs to rethink his entire communications policy, top to bottom," he said over the weekend. Show More Summary
CBS anchor Bob Schieffer ripped President Barack Obama amid a recent duo of leak investigations involving news organizations that Schieffer said were "hurting his credibility." Schieffer, a Washington veteran who has spent more thanShow More Summary