Gaffes

NYT Attacks Term "Swift Boating" After Years of Using It

Reporter Kate Zernike, the Times most ardent John Kerry defender, finds another front from which to launch attacks on the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Weeping for Blacklisted Communist Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo

Stephen Holden's high praise for a Hollywood Communist (and FBI informant): "Peter Askin's stirring documentary 'Trumbo' gives you reasons to cheer but also to weep."

Hating the Supreme Court's Gun-Rights Ruling

The Times uses a misleading stat to bolster its bad argument: "Thirty-thousand Americans are killed by guns every year - on the job, walking to school, at the shopping mall. The Supreme Court on ...

It's (Not) a Man, Baby!

Guy Trebay characterizes common-sense reactions to transgendered "man" Thomas Beatie's infamous pregnancy as a "phobic response" to identity change.

Is McCain Really Inviting Outside Groups Into Campaign Fray?

If McCain is truly "inviting [527 groups] into the fray on his behalf," where are they?

Did "Conservative Bloggers" Spread Michelle Obama "Whitey" Rumor?

The Times implies it did - but the rumor entered the blogosphere on the website of a Hillary Clinton supporter.

A Tale of Two Tax Rebates

What a difference a retail sales report makes.

Danger! Danger! Alessandra Stanley Attempts a Simile

"And like the Sci Fi series, Mr. McCain, with occasional puckishness, can tap in to voters' darkest fears of terrorist aggression and apocalyptic doom."

McCain Gaffe Machine Running Smoothly: Obama's Is Never Switched On

Not a word in the Times about Obama's "58 states" or confusing movies with reality at Mt. Rushmore.

The "Credible" "Innocents" of Guantanamo Bay? Former Inmate Becomes Suicide Bomber

While Nicholas Kristof fretted over the abuse of innocent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, a colleague revealed that a released inmate was a bomber tied to suicide attacks in Mosul.
Syndicate content