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Even Liberals Think Paul Krugman's a Little Paranoid

Too true: "But Krugman's writing voice sarcastic, data-driven, flecked with just a little bit of maybe-there's-a-bomb-in-the-wastebasket zeal - was perfect for the Internet....There are times, ...

CBS's Cordes Charges Ryan's Plan Undermined by 'Big Tax Cut for the Wealthy'

Picking up from flustered colleague Bob Schieffer, who on the April 17 Face the Nation demanded of Congressman Paul Ryan, "Why do these rich people need another tax cut? I mean, they're already ...

Paul Krugman Favored Raising Retirement Age Until GOP Proposed It

Krugman's hypocrisy: In the debate over entitlement reform, one relatively modest proposal is to raise the retirement age by a couple of years. Krugman said it "shows how disconnected [its ...

New York Times Reporters Cite WikiLeaks Files in Anti-Gitmo Screed

The New York Times offered a distorted glimpse into the prison at Guantanamo Bay and the Bush administration's treatment of suspected terrorists in a series of reports published on Sunday and Monday.

Birthers vs. Truthers: The New York Times' Double Standard on Conspiracy Theories

Birthers vs. Truthers: The New York Times' double standard on conspiracy theories. While GOP response to a Times poll question on Obama's birthplace has caused anxiety and discussion, the paper ...

ABC Bemoans 'Obscene' Profits of Oil Company 'Behemoths'

ABC's Jon Karl on Monday railed against the "obscene" profits of the oil companies and demanded to know what House Speaker John Boehner plans to do about it. World News anchor Diane Sawyer ...

Times Anti-Bush Foreign Policy Voice Doubts Obama on Libya: 'Is This Any Way to Fight a War?'

NYT foreign policy maven David Sanger was a harsh critic of Bush's foreign policy philosophy, mocking him as an incurious George overseas, making his blunt lack of confidence in Obama's Libya ...

Birthers vs. Truthers: The Times' Double Standard on Conspiracy Theories

Birthers vs. Truthers: The Times' double standard on conspiracy theories. While GOP response to a Times poll question on Obama's birthplace has caused anxiety and discussion, the paper has ignored ...

Reuters' Freeland Refers to Gitmo as Part of 'American Gulag Archipelago'

On Monday's The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, Reuters' Chrystia Freeland labeled the U.S. prison system the "American 'gulag archipelago'." Her remark followed a discussion on the Guantanamo Bay ...

Etiquette Columnist Takes Time to Write Chiding Note to WI Gov. Scott Walker

Thank you for the insight, etiquette columnist: "Teachers are so embattled these days, we should all take a moment to thank them - even the governor of Wisconsin, who wouldn't have gotten where he ...