Tear Down Those Anti-Capitalist Manifestos, Comrades

Really? "The Shining Path Maoists now embrace capitalism in the form of an illicit business."

Getting Cute with the Catholic Church

Rachel Donadio reported the Vatican's public relations blunder in the case of a Holocaust-denying bishop and went on to describe "a 2,000-year-old monarchy...run by octoganerians."

A Tale of Two Medicare Reforms: Obama's Benign "Overhaul" vs. GOP's Scary "Big Cuts"

A lead story by Jeff Zeleny and John Harwood shows that the Times has lost its false fear of "big cuts" in Medicare when they're proposed by Barack Obama.

Leaving Out Israel's Side of the Story

As Israel's incursion into Gaza continued, a headline in Wednesday's print edition left no room for doubt who was to blame for a tragic loss of civilian life.

"East Germany Had Its Charms, Crushed by Capitalism"

A book review headline that's a worthy companion to 1992's infamous: "A Gulag Breeds Rage, Yes, but Also Serenity."

"Free Market Fealty" from GOP? We Wish

Plus: Headline writers try to sizzle Bush and free markets, but the stories themselves hold their liberal fire.

Chief Political Reporter Responds to Obama Camp Criticism - and Agrees

Would a Times reporter respond as respectfully after an attack from a Republican?

Mark Steyn's Canadian "Hate Speech" Trial Makes Front Page

But what does the Times really think about the journalism of Mark Steyn (pictured)?

Cheney Makes Them Laugh

A copy editor puts the Vice President in his place: "Making a roomful of reporters laugh. On purpose."

Fat America Throws Out Enough Food to Feed Poor Countries?

A loaded headline and illustration assumes the worst about the U.S. - but a story on wasted food in America eventually shows that some countries throw out just as much.
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