Friday, April 13, 2012

Media Matters Daily Summary 04-13-12

Fox Cries "Class Warfare" To Defend Rich From Buffett Rule
Fox responded with outrage after Obama renewed his case for the Buffett Rule, which would set a minimum effective tax rate for millionaires, accusing Obama of waging "class warfare." Read More

Rosen Uproar Is A Distraction From Policies That Hurt Women's Economic Opportunities
Conservative media have created a furor over CNN contributor Hilary Rosen's comments about Ann Romney, drowning out an important truth: conservative policies limit women's opportunities to succeed economically. Read More

What War? Progressives Fight On Behalf Of Mothers
Progressive legislators have consistently supported policies that benefit mothers and pregnant women, from passing the Affordable Care Act to supporting family leave legislation and funding for Planned Parenthood. Yet in spite of this record, right-wing media are leveling baseless accusations that progressives have launched a "war on moms." Read More

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