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Nocera Surprise on Bork Anniversary: 'Democrats Can Be...Mean-Spirited and Unfair.'

Joe Nocera: "[Bork's] nomination battle is also a reminder that our poisoned politics is not just about Republicans behaving badly, as many Democrats and their liberal allies have convinced ...

Joe Nocera: Republicans Will Poison Your Hamburger

Columnist Joe Nocera saves time before the next outbreak: "There is certainty about one thing, though. The next time there is an E. coli outbreak, we'll know who to blame."

Roger Cohen Wants Gov. Health Care: 'It Would Involve 300 million People Linking Arms'

Columnist Roger Cohen: "The public option, not dead, would amount to recognition of shared interest in each other's health and of the need to use America's energies and resources better. It would ...

Paul Krugman Sees Racism Among Town Hall "Mob" Protesters

Paul Krugman: "...the driving force behind the town hall mobs is probably the same cultural and racial anxiety that's behind the 'birther' movement....it's a strategy that has played a central ...

Bob Herbert Wakes Up, Smells the Racism in GOP Opposition to Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor's no racist, but just about everyone in the Republican party is, says the Times liberal columnist.

GOP Critics of Sotomayor a Bunch of Racists, Explains Charles Blow

The columnist excoriates racist Republicans for hypocrisy in opposing Sonia Sotomayor: "Even Michael Steele, the bungling chairman of The Willie Horton Party knows that the Republicans have no ...

Columnist Charles Blow Easily Frightened By "Crazy Stuff" from Right-Wing

Charles Blow: "...some of the right's talking heads are talking about an armed revolt....Crazy stuff methinks."

Charles Blow Fears Right-Wing Armed Revolution

Ignoring eight years of repugnant leftist attacks on George Bush, columnist Charles Blow wakes up, discovers extremists on the right: "They're apocalyptic. They feel isolated, angry, betrayed and ...

Did Bill Kristol Jump Or Was He Pushed?

Conservative writer Bill Kristol has filed his last column for the Times, ending a year as the lone voice of conservatism on the Times' op-ed page.

Krugman's Obama Would be Like 'Franklin Delano'

Nobel Prize winning economist has devoted over half his post-election columns to urging Obama to act like FDR, or promoting New Deal-style stimulus.
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