December 12, 2011 When "60 Minutes" journalist Steve Kroft in an interview with Obama aired Sunday asserted that Obama was being "judged on your performance," Obama said he was actually being compared against the ideal, a comparison he knows he can't win. He'd rather be compared to the actual flesh and blood Republicans and their agenda.
October 3, 2011 A lot of times when writing a headline on an article or post in which Republicans are mentioned, journalists will use the abbreviation "GOP" because it fits a tight spot a lot more readily than R-e-p-u-b-l-i-c-a-n.But it turns out a lot of people have had no idea that the three letters are an abbreviation for the party's historic nickname, the Grand Old Party.
September 28, 2011 After more than 60 years with CBS and 33 as a regular commentator on 60 Minutes, the whimsical essayist will offer his 1,097th and final commentary this Sunday.
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September 26, 2011 On 60 Minutes, the city's police chief said his department now has the equipment and training to defend against aircraft. "Obviously this would be in a very extreme situation," he said.
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