Think Progress catches Bill O'Reilly and Karl Rove agreeing that there is a conscious effort among parts of the media, including the New York Times, to paint a dire picture of the economy in order to help Obama. Their logic seems to be that if the media can portray the economic situation as direly as possible, any change when Obama takes office will be for the better, thus giving the new president a bump. We're of the mind that the economic crisis is actually as serious as news reports make it out to be. Think Progress explains.
Watch O'Reilly and Rove discuss this sinister media cabal.