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NBC the Most Excited by Palin's E-Mail, Yet Fails to Dig Up Any 'Bombshells'

Much of the media made fools of themselves with their excited obsession over the release of Sarah Palin's e-mails, but NBC went the furthest, sending reporters to Juneau as the network uniquely ...

Timothy Egan Admires GOP's Moderate Jon Huntsman, Unlike 'Wackos' in 'Sea of Craziness'

"But for the increasingly intolerant minority who will decide the next Republican nominee, Huntsman is already a heretic for speaking common sense on climate change, gay civil unions and ...

Yahoo! Editor on Economy: GOP Wants to 'Blow Stuff Up' to Win in 2012

Latest conspiracy theory about Republicans contends they support economic sabotage.

Times Watch Quotes of Note - Who Says NYT Journalists Aren't Religious?

Plus, Matt Bai deals two anti-GOP race cards and comes up a joker; tornadoes as economic stimulus; Anita Hill as role model for France; and columnist David Brooks falls victim to the damp squid.

Barbara Walters Insists Weiner Should Stay and Be the Next Bill Clinton

If disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner needs a shoulder to cry on, he now has one in The View co-host Barbara Walters, who ABC Thursday proposed that Weiner should not resign. "He was a ...

Matthews: Weiner in Trouble Because His Behavior Offends 'Culturally Backward' Christian Conservatives

On Thursday's Hardball, Chris Matthews determined that Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner could be in danger of being forced out of Congress by Blue Dog Dems who face uphill battles in red ...

NBC Predicts 'Tough Day' for Palin with Release of E-Mail 'Political Minefield'

At the top of Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer declared that it "could be a tough day for potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin. We're live in Alaska, where thousands of her e-mails ...

Ex-CNN Reporter Slams Tim Pawlenty's Plan as Creating 'Oligarchy' of the 'Very Wealthy'

Ex-CNN Washington correspondent Bob Franken, who in 2009 denounced citizens protesting ObamaCare a "crazed group of people" engaged in "organized intimidation" and who now writes a column for ...

NBC: 'Puritanical' Americans Must Become 'Anesthetized' to Sex Scandals

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today, advertising executive Donny Deutsch and psychotherapist Robi Ludwig both agreed that the American people should not stop being "shocked" by political sex ...

NYT Asks Readers to Help Dig Up 'Interesting and Newsworthy' Palin Emails (AKA Anti-Palin Dirt)

News that Alaska would release a trove of Sarah Palin e-mails from her tenure as governor spurred the Times to look to its liberal readership for help digging up dirt: "We're asking readers to ...