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Paul Krugman Diagnoses the G.O.P.'s Mental Health

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman explains it all: "A number of commentators seem shocked at how unreasonable Republicans are being. 'Has the G.O.P. gone insane?' they ask. Why, yes, it has."

Former SCOTUS Reporter Greenhouse Praises Kagan, Hits 'Mean-Spirited...Immature' Justice Scalia

Former Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse crowns new liberal Justice Elena Kagan winner of the Supreme Court's just-concluded term, a "distinctive voice" who still "has light years to go ...

Former Reporter Egan Compares Violent Seattle 'Anarchists' to Budget-Cutting GOP

Former reporter Timothy Egan sleazily likens Republican "anarchists" in Congress to the violent leftist mob who rampaged through Seattle in 1999: "The loafers may want to retreat to their wine ...

Since When? Budget-Cutting Obama 'Wants Deficit Reduction'; G.O.P. Has 'Problematic' Budget Philosophy

Reporter Jackie Calmes hits conservatives for an outdated and "problematic" "starve-the-beast" governing philosophy, and wonders why Obama isn't getting credit for his abrupt, politically ...

On PBS, Stephanopoulos Insists Obama's 'Done Remarkably Well' in Office Despite Tough Times

When asked how President Obama is doing overall, ABC's George Stephanopoulos pulled out the old line about how nobody "in our lifetime" has been dealt a tougher hand, as if Ronald Reagan had it ...

Only 2% of Reports on Debt Ceiling Battle Mention Public Opposition to Increase

Network evening shows ignore polls showing deeper concern over rising federal debt than default; fail to debunk Obama's Social Security remarks.

Desperate Matthews Urges Viewers: Call Congress and Tell Them to Ignore Tea Party's 'Stay-At-Home' Bloggers

A desperate sounding Chris Matthews, on Thursday's Hardball, began his show by handing out the direct line to Congress as he urged his viewers to stand up against the "Tea Party members" and their ...

One of Obama's Emotional Arguments for Obama-Care Proven Wrong in NYT Staffer's New Book

"The White House on Wednesday declined to challenge an account in a new book that suggests that President Obama, in his campaign to overhaul American health care, mischaracterized a central ...

Martin Bashir on NBC's Today: Rupert Murdoch 'A Combination of Jack Abramoff and James "Whitey" Bulger'

Appearing on Thursday's NBC Today, MSNBC host Martin Bashir shared his thoughts on the tabloid phone hacking scandal in Britain and proclaimed that News Corporation owner Rupert Murdoch was "...a ...

Editor Bill Keller Wishes His Staff Would Stop Writing All These Books

Bill Keller hints his news staff is spending too much time writing books about their pets and concludes: "We indulge our writers because we want the talent happy, and because a little of their ...