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No Squeamish Urban Liberals Here: Times Readers Up in Arms About Women Bearing Arms

The Times' liberal readership rises up in resentment about pictures of handguns for women: "9 accused us of glamorizing violence and guns....4 suggested we were pandering to N.R.A.-member readers...."

Executive Editor Keller Contemplates Being 'Frog-Marched' in Shackles Over Publishing State Secrets

Secret-publishing editor Bill Keller and conservative critic Gabriel Schoenfeld have a surprisingly amicable discussion on where to draw the line on publishing state secrets in the Internet age.

NYT Leads With Optimism Based on 8.8% Joblessness: 'A Lift for Obama...White House Warns G.O.P.'

Michael Powell's lead story: "The president and his fellow Democrats pointed to the latest jobs report on Friday...as evidence that their policies, like stimulus spending and the payroll tax cut, ...

Bianna Golodryga Spins for Clinton, Worries Obama Is 'Giving in Too Much' to GOP on Budget

Good Morning America's Bianna Golodryga conducted a fawning interview with Bill Clinton on Monday and fretted that Barack Obama is "giving in too much to Republican demands" on the 2011 budget.

NBC Uses Obama Re-Election Bid to Pressure GOP Candidates to Announce; No Mention of President's Weak Poll Numbers

At the top of Monday's Today on NBC, co-host Matt Lauer touted "breaking news" of President Obama announcing his re-election bid: "...the expected announcement comes with a prediction, he could ...

Juan Williams Offers Simple Solution to Deficit: 'We Just Have to Tax People'

In an argument which would make his ex-NPR colleagues proud, Juan Williams took to Fox News Sunday to push for tax hikes to reduce the deficit. Scolding Brit Hume, an exasperated Williams ...

MSNBC Host Rants: GOP Budget 'Does Not Respect Women's Rights...the Environment'

In an interview with Congressman Mike Pence on Friday, MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer slammed a Republican proposal to cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood and the Environmental Protection ...

Rebecca Black... On Second Thought

"Friday" may be just the gift parents and conservatives didnt realize they had received.

NYT Vs. Unjust State Spending Cuts: Florida Edition

Reporter Lizette Alvarez waxes moralistic about a small trim in unemployment benefits: "But to some here in Flagler County, where the economy rose higher but fell harder than in any other in ...

NYT vs. 'Pain' and 'Hurt' of State Budget Cuts: New York State Edition

Reporter Thomas Kaplan manages to criticize the "pain" to come from Cuomo's budget cuts without once mentioning the state's $10 billion deficit: "...the consequences of a budget that makes deep ...