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Thatcher-Hostile Reporter Sarah Lyall Takes Arbitrary Swipe at Ronald Reagan

Where did that come from? In a discussion on a suspicious anecdote in Tony Blair's memoirs, reporter Sarah Lyall writes: "[Peter] Morgan told The Daily Telegraph, perhaps Mr. Blair 'had one gin ...

America On The Brink

Terence Jeffrey's new book is required reading for any conservative (and every conservative) who needs to know exactly what the Obama regime is trying to do to America.

Let's Pick Another Metaphor, Shall We?

"[Bruce Cumings] mows down a host of myths about the war in his short new book, which is a distillation of his own scholarship and that of many other historians. But he begins by mowing down David ...

Kristof Characterizes 'Provocateur' Ayaan Hirsi Ali as Bomb-Throwing Anti-Muslim Antagonist

In a condescending review of her memoir "Nomad," Times liberal columnist Nicholas Kristof reduces feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose life has been threatened by radical Islamists, into a mere ...

NYT Critic Accuses Author of Limbaugh Bio of 'Stockholm Syndrome'

New York Times critic Janet Maslin harshly accused journalist Zev Chafets of exhibiting "Stockholm syndrome" for his failure to lambast Rush Limbaugh in his new biography of the talk radio giant.

Author of Limbaugh Bio Accused of 'Stockholm Syndrome'

Critic Janet Maslin harshly accused journalist Zev Chafets of exhibiting Stockholm syndrome for his failure to lambast Rush Limbaugh in his new biography of the talk radio giant.

Sentences We Were Obliged to Finish: 'Barack Obama Demonstrated his Economic Prowess...'

Business writer/book reviewer Harry Hurt III summarizes a gushing new autobiography of Obama by Newsweek's "moderately liberal" Jonathan Alter: "Barack Obama demonstrated his economic prowess at ...

NYT's Top Book Critic Forwards Myth of Obama the Moderate

When was this? Top book critic Michiko Kakutani uses David Remnick's new Obama biography to champion Obama as a pragmatic compromiser: "Perhaps it's also an inclination that explains why he made ...

Times Praises Book that Sneers of 'Know Nothings...Demagogues of the Republican Right'

Times critic Dwight Garner praises left-wing author Tony Judt: "Mr. Judt surveys the political and intellectual landscape in Britain and the United States since the 1980s, the Reagan-Thatcher era, ...

Times Still Calling 'Haditha' a Crime, Despite Acquittals of Marines

From the cover of the Times Sunday Book Review: "Of all the crimes that sullied the record of the United States military in Iraq - the torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, the killings of 24 Iraqi ...
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