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Networks Defend Obama as ‘Critics Pounced’ and Took 'Too Literally' His ‘No Strategy Yet’ Remarks on ISIS

On Friday morning, the major broadcast networks were out in full force to defend President Obama after his remarks at a press conference Thursday afternoon in which he said that “we don’t have a ...
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Joe Biden, The Media's Secret Quayle

Biden is a Joke Man Walking. But shhh, we're not supposed to notice. It might make Obama look bad.
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Bruni the Clueless? NYT Columnist Mocks 'Clueless' Americans and 'Mean' Justice Scalia, But Botches Poll Facts

Columnist Frank Bruni: "....about 65 percent of us can’t name a single Supreme Court justice. Not the chief one, John Roberts. Not the mute one, Clarence Thomas. Not even the mean one, ...
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NYT's Gillis, Writing Under False Headline, Rants Against Warming Skeptics With 'Little Scientific Credibility'

An unusual two-column lead headline tried to stir up global warming fears: "Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears." Catchy headline; too bad it's false, according to the Los Angeles ...
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After Snarling at Business Fliers as 'People With Money,' NYT Releases Special Business Travel Section

The New York Times devoted a special section to business travel, with sympathetic articles like "Dispatches From the Foxholes of Business Travel." But do the travelers the Times is catering to ...
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NY Times' Latest Liberal Parody of a Headline: 'Recession Worsened Wealth Gap For Races'

So a rising stock market is bad for minorities? New York Times economics reporter Annie Lowrey: "Given the dynamics of the housing recovery and the rebound in the stock market, the wealth gap ...
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NY Times Looks on Bright Side: '72 Percent' of Released Gitmo Detainees Not Out Committing Terror

Wait, what? New York Times legal reporter Charlie Savage: "The risk aversion comes amid claims by intelligence agencies that 16 percent of 603 former detainees were 'confirmed' -- and an ...
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Gillis Finds Yet Another Study Proving Global Warming, Ignores How His Previous One Was Discredited

The New York Times' most alarmist environmental reporter Justin Gillis offers still more "proof" of a warming planet: "In Sign of Global Warming, 1,600 Years of Ice in Peru’s Andes Melted in 25 ...
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NYT Spreads Obama's Bad '40 Percent' Figure on Background Checks for Gun Buys

Michael Shear: "But no background check is required for about 40 percent of gun purchases, including those made online or at gun shows, federal officials estimate." Wrong, says the Washington ...
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Pro-Democrat Labeling: Fewer Illegal Immigrants, More 'Undocumented' Ones in the NYTimes

A new Times policy means more use of the politically correct term "undocumented," to refer to illegal immigrants, which Times reporter Ashley Parker has admitted is the preferred term of the ...
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