Andy Rooney (1919-2011) was a well-known liberal media personality and author regularly seen on 60 Minutes. He joined CBS in 1949. He was known for his curmudgeonly demeanor and humorous observations.
- "There is just no question that I, among others, have a liberal bias. I mean, I'm consistently liberal in my opinions. And I think some of the -- I think Dan is transparently liberal. Now, he may not like to hear me say that. I always agree with him, too. But I think he should be more careful."
- "I know a lot of you believe that most people in the news business are liberal. Let me tell you, I know a lot of them, and they were almost evenly divided this time. Half of them liked Senator Kerry; the other half hated President Bush." — CBS’s Andy Rooney on the November 7, 2004 60 Minutes.