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Here are some of the latest outrageous, sometimes humorous, quotes from or about the liberal media, courtesy of the Media Research Center:

Those ignorant voters: “We’re so eager to promote ourselves with the smartest take on how President Obama and the Democrats got themselves in this pickle that we haven’t done a good job explaining the stakes.” — Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter’s insight on Democrats’ decline.

Tea party dupes: “Mr. President, I look at a lot of them (tea partyers) as, they’re not all crazies, they’re regular people. A lot of them middle-class people and they’re very religious. They’re church-going people like yourself. And I wonder do they know that they’re being backed by big corporations and all this conservative money at the top?”

— Chris Matthews’ exchange with former President Jimmy Carter on “Hardball.”

Now they’re “baby killers”: “No one will talk about taxes. They are terrified. Somehow the religion, the anti-tax religion, has gotten so bad that if you — if anybody — says, ‘We’re just going to have to do this,’ I mean, it’s as if, you know, you killed a baby or something.”

— CBS “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”


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