Gaffes

Andrew Rosenthal: Bush Has "Done Serious Damage to Civil Liberties"

The Times' editorial page editor (pictured here) also says David Brooks is a "conservative," but has no idea where Maureen Dowd stands.

Times Confesses: Mistake to Grant MoveOn.org Deep Discount

Public Editor Clark Hoyt gets results where the paper's own reporters fail: "The Times had maintained for a week that the standby rate was appropriate, but a company spokeswoman told me late ...

The NYT Keeps Its Fingers Crossed for Hillary-Care

Robin Toner: "Some of the romanticism about the virtues of the American health care system may be diminishing, and not just among the audiences who cheered Michael Moore's 'Sicko' this summer."

How Strange: Conservative Town Thinks US Troops Are on "Our Side"

"...almost none seemed to foresee a happy result for 'our side,' as many in this conservative, Republican-voting place put it."

Does GOP Know Giuliani's Pro-Choice? Either Way, He's in Trouble

The Times plays the abortion card both ways to show Rudy Giuliani will have trouble with Republican voters.

The Times Can't Shake Its Skepticism over Terror Plots

Even the undeniable threat foiled in Germany yesterday comes with a caveat: "Europe has been the site of a number of devastating terrorist plots, but some have turned out later to be less than met ...

Blurring the Iraq-Al Qaeda Connection with "Mesopotamia"

So nice, the Times printed it twice in two days: "Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia, the homegrown Sunni Arab extremist group that American intelligence agencies have concluded is foreign led. The extent of ...

More Advocacy for U.S. Muslims from Reporter Neil MacFarquhar

MacFarquhar quotes Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison decrying "bigoted attacks" from two GOP Representatives - but fails to mention Ellison's comparison of 9-11 to the Reichstag Fire.

"High School Musical": The Movie, the Show - the Religion?

Yikes: "Just as new faiths grow out of old belief systems (see Judaism and Christianity), 'High School Musical' is essentially derived from a previous mythology promulgated in the latter days of ...

Increase in Iraq War Support Baffles Times' Pollsters

The Times actually did another poll and got the same result. Would the Times have questioned the apparent anomaly if it had gone the other way?
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