Polls

Odd Front-Page Optimism: "Public Opinion" Still Supports Obama-Care?

Reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg's odd optimism on Obama-care: "While the month of August clearly knocked the White House back on its heels, as Congressional town hall-style meetings exposed ...

Support Slipping for Obama Health Care, Times Still Sees "Strong Desire" for Reform

In its latest poll, the Times sees a "strong desire to get something done" on health control - i.e., more government control. But support has been stronger in recent years, and nothing was done. ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Says No Quick Health Care Bill: 'The Votes Are Not There'

Former Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos generally tries to put a happy face on big Democratic Party initiatives, but on Tuesday's Good Morning America the chief Washington correspondent for ABC ...

Times Conjures Up Public Support for Amnesty-Style "Immigration Reform"

Do the American people really "overwhelmingly" supporting comprehensive immigration reform - otherwise known as amnesty for illegals? Um, not really, no matter what a rabid Times editorial says.

Krugman: Obama-Inspired Positive Polling Data Not Enough for Economy

Liberal NYT columnist tells MSNBC's Maddow public sentiment doesn't compensate for underlying problems.

NYT's Blow Goes After "Limbaugh-tomized Minions of the Far, Far Right"

With admirable concision, Times columnist Charles Blow (pictured) packs lots of GOP insults - "three blind mice," "axis of drivel" - into one short column.

Times Blares Bad Poll News for McCain, Says Ayers-Obama Tie Just an "Allegation"

The Obama-Ayers association is merely an "allegation" being made by McCain: "How much have you heard or read about the allegation by the McCain campaign that Barack Obama was associated with Bill ...

Double Standard: Obama Surge Newsworthy, McCain Comeback Ignored

Obama's lead rising from five points to nine? Big story. Obama's lead cut back from nine to four? No mention at all.

What About Iraq? NYT Pollsters Skip Long-Standing Question

After five years of asking respondents how they think things are going in Iraq, Times' pollsters suddenly switch to Afghanistan, where prospects are worse. Is it because an improving Iraq is ...

Chief Political Reporter Responds to Obama Camp Criticism - and Agrees

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