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In Interview with Biased MSNBCer Andrea Mitchell, Former Komen Exec Handel Complains About Liberal Bias That Fueled Controversy

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In February, I documented how liberal MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell thoroughly went to bat for Planned Parenthood in a <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/ken-shepherd/2012/02/02/ms-dc-msnbc-thorou… interview</a>
with Komen for the Cure CEO Nancy Brinker. The larger controversy, you
may recall, was over Komen's decision to not extend grants to Planned
Parenthood chapters, redirecting those funds elsewhere. This was one of
the controversies that MSNBC later used as evidence of a conservative
"war on women." In the midst of that firestorm, Komen vice president and
pro-life Republican Karen Handel was pressured by pro-choice activists
to resign her post.</p>
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Fast forward to the present, Handel is out with a new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Planned-Bullyhood-Headlines-Parenthood-Funding/dp… Bullyhood,"</a>
which tells her side of the story. The former Komen executive was
interviewed via satellite today by Mitchell, who, of course, stuck to
her guns pushing liberal talking points and seeking to discount Handel's
version as self-serving spin.</p><div style="overflow: hidden; color: #000000; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;"><br />Read more <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/ken-shepherd/2012/09/13/msnbcs-mitchell&qu…; target="_blank">at NewsBusters.org.</a></div>