Gaffes

Medal of Honor Recipient's Story Unfit to Print?

The New York Post: "The posthumous award of the nation's highest battlefield honor to a Long Island war hero has become another black mark for the Gray Lady. The New York Times carried not a ...

What? Times Thinks McCain's Summer Meltdown Caused by Moves to the Right

According to Elisabeth Bumiller, the McCain campaign collapsed last summer because he ran to the right on tax cuts and religion - but she doesn't mention how McCain's stance on amnesty for ...

"Maverick" Media Favorite McCain Strikes Again

"Conservatives have also attacked his high-profile criticism of Republicans in Congress over pork barrel spending..." Huh?

Others Pounce on the Times' Useless Smear of Vets as Criminals

Lack of context makes a story on murders committed by returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan both invidious and journalistically worthless.

Hillary's Fight Against Sexism

The return of Hillary the victim: "Even Democratic women with no intention of voting for Mrs. Clinton found themselves drawn into the debate and shaken by what briefly seemed like a humiliating ...

Does the Times Think Tom Tancredo Is Still in the Race for President?

Didn't he drop out two weeks ago? "Mr. Romney won the precinct with 179 votes, and Mr. McCain finished second with 109. They were followed by Mr. Huckabee, 78; Mr. Thompson, 48; Mr. Giuliani, 45; ...

Times Corrects Headline After Formal White House Complaint

The White House objected to the subhead "White House Role Was Wider Than It Said," since it has yet to make a comment on the matter.

Proud Atheist Compares Saudi Arabia's Treatment of Adulterers to GOP on Gays

Eduardo Porter: "Belief in God too often spawns reasons to punish sinners - 'adulterers' in Saudi Arabia, gays for some Republican presidential candidates."

No Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Soil = Black Mark for CIA?

Pretzel logic: Since there's been no terrorist attacks on American soil since 9-11, the CIA was wrong in its harsh interrogation of Al Qaeda prisoners?

Abysmal Approval Ratings of Democratic Congress: GOP's Fault?

The Democrat-controlled Congress has an extraordinarily low approval rating - but a Times reporter sees risks for the GOP.
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