Gaffes

The Times Takes on...Fluoridated Water?

In a front-page Home section story that is the epitome of liberal urban paranoia, the Times links up with the John Birch Society circa 1950s: "Municipal water supplies like New York's are ...

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama's 9-11, Says Tom Friedman

Tax-hiking columnist Thomas Friedman took issue with conservatives who claim the massive BP oil spill is Obama's Katrina. According to Friedman, it's actually Obama's 9-11.

Illegal Immigrant Protest Tactics 'Escalating' - From Four Protesters to Five!

After writing up a pro-amnesty protest involving a grand total of four student marchers in January, reporter Julia Preston followed up with "an escalation of protest tactics" at Sen. John McCain's ...

'Robin Hood,' the First Tea Partier? So Says Politics-Obsessed Critic A. O. Scott

Times' politics-obsessed movie critic A.O. Scott finds parallels between the "manly libertarian rebel" that is the hero of "Robin Hood" and the Tea Party movement. Scott also again rides to how ...

Gulf Oil Spill? Krugman Blames You Know Who

Left-wing columnist Paul Krugman blames the president's policies for the massive oil leak in the Gulf. No, not President Obama, but the one that left office over 15 months ago. He's also the third ...

Charles Blow Again Attacks Tea Partiers as Racist

Charles Blow, officially obsessed with the Tea Party movement: "Racist. Tea Party. Are those separate concepts or a single one? Depends on whom you ask."

Reporter Paul Vitello Calls Pro-Israel American Jews 'Slavish'

Classy word choice: "...a newly outspoken wing of Israel supporters has begun to challenge the old-school reflexive support of the country's policies, suggesting that one does not have to be ...

Gail Collins Finds 'Bright Spot' in Massive Gulf Oil Spill

At least one Times columnist has her priorities straight. Gail Collins: "Polls show that the country as a whole has lost a lot of its passion for environmental issues. Maybe the oil spill will ...

'Mostly Peacefully' Means 'Somewhat Violently' at the New York Times

NYT reporter Randal Archibold describes a demonstration involving advocates for illegal immigrants: "As hundreds of demonstrators massed, mostly peacefully, at the capitol plaza..." There were ...

'Mostly Peacefully' Means 'Somewhat Violently' at the New York Times

Randal Archibold describes a demonstration involving advocates for illegal immigrants: "As hundreds of demonstrators massed, mostly peacefully, at the capitol plaza..." There were actually three ...
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