Yes, this “America’s” anchor-man was a true blue, biased liberal. Here is a site with many quotes that a lot of Americans either never heard, or have forgotten about. And he did lie about the Tet Offensive on national tv!
“It seems to me that instead of cutting taxes, we ought to be increasing the taxes to pay off the deficit.”
— Cronkite on CNN NewsNight with Aaron Brown, June 18, 2003.
“If we are to avoid that catastrophe [a nuclear World War III], a system of world order — preferably a system of world government — is mandatory. The proud nations someday will see the light and, for the common good and their own survival, yield up their precious sovereignty, just as America’s thirteen colonies did two centuries ago. When we finally come to our senses and establish a world executive and parliament of nations, thanks to the Nuremburg precedent we will already have in place the fundamentals for the third branch of government, the judiciary.”
— Cronkite in his 1997 book, A Reporter’s Life.
“I think very definitely that foreign policy could have caused what has happened [last September 11]….It certainly should be apparent now — it should be, for goodness sakes understood now, but it is not — that the problem is this great division between the rich and the poor in the world. We represent the rich….Most of these other nations of Africa, Asia and South America and Central America are very, very poor….This is a revolution in effect around the world. A revolution is in place today. We are suffering from a revolution of the poor and have-nots against the rich and haves and that’s us.”
— Walter Cronkite on CNN’s Larry King Live, September 9, 2002.