Gaffes

'Terse, Old' Constitution Outdated for Failing to Guarantee 'Entitlements' Like Health Care

Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak conflates constitutional rights with entitlements: "But the Constitution is out of step with the rest of the world in failing to protect, at least in so many ...

Matthews Dismisses Mitchell's Defense of Bush 41 Over Scanner Non-Gaffe

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, host Matthews dismissed NBC's Andrea Mitchell when she tried to correct his claim that President George H.W. Bush had never seen a checkout scanner ...
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Pro-Regulation Times Laments 'Bureaucratic Nightmare'...When It Involves a Pro-Life Law

Reporter Emily Ramshaw sympathizes with abortion clinic owners about new Texas laws requiring state abortion clinics to show a mother seeking an abortion a sonogram of her baby - or as Ramshaw ...

Bruni Forwards Supermarket Scanner Urban Legend About George H.W. Bush

Frank Bruni: "But he walks a tightrope, wanting to broadcast his success without seeming out of touch. A wealthy candidate's aides guard against tone-deaf admissions of privilege while opponents ...

South Carolina, Home of Dark (Unsubstantiated) 'Undercurrents' of Politics

Welcome to South Carolina, "a place famous for surfacing the dark undercurrents of American politics," says campaign reporter Jim Rutenberg. But is there any evidence for his claims of a racially ...

Job Figures Give Obama 'Head of Steam,' Says Reporter Who Once Saw Good Side of Job Loss

Shaila Dewan sees a "head of steam" for Obama in the latest 8.5% unemployment figure, enough "to cheer President Obama as he enters an election year." Does this mean Dewan will no longer ask, as ...

Jeremy Peters on the 'Dog-Whistle Politics,' Subliminal Crosses of the Religious Right

Reporter Jeremy Peters is seeing things: "The 2004 Bush-Cheney campaign used billboards with faint images of crosses. And at the Republican National Convention that year, the lecterns on stage ...

No, George Bush Didn't 'Go It Alone' in Iraq

This time reporter Mark Landler furthers the Times myth that President George W. Bush led America into a "unilateral invasion" of Iraq.

GOP Moderates, Still 'Dwindling' Away After 15 Years

Political editor Richard Stevenson, December 2011: "Christine Todd Whitman, the former governor of New Jersey and one of a dwindling band of moderate Republicans..." Reporter Adam Clymer, ...

Sounding Desperate, NYT Warns of Military Takeover in Greece if Euro is Abandoned

Economics reporter Landon Thomas Jr. turns in his screenplay: "It would be Europe's worst nightmare: after weeks of rumors, the Greek prime minister announces late on a Saturday night that the ...
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