Fearing Minnesota

March 29, 2010 // 1 Comment

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I’ve criticized the rhetorical excesses of certain conservatives during the health care reform debate, and I’ll be equally unsparing toward hyper-paranoid partisans eager to play the [...]

when partisans attack

May 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Far right Republicans accuse the opposition of giving aid and comfort to the enemy. Far left Democrats accuse the opposition of being the enemy: You’re helping Hitler. You’re as a bad as [...]

partisan media prevailing

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

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MSNBC, having recently surpassed CNN in ratings for the first time, has added another liberal stalwart, radio yakker Ed Schultz, to its nightly line-up. Fox News, MSNBC’s conservative [...]

the myth of media watchdogs

January 29, 2009 // 3 Comments

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The two most prominent such groups, Media Matters and the Media Research Center, are starkly partisan. Representing the left, Media Matters: Pulling a collective Rip Van Winkle, the White House press [...]

fraud, what fraud?

October 12, 2008 // 3 Comments

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Partisan hypocrisy defined: The right wing, the McCain/Palin camp, and now even CNN is screaming fraud on based on 2000 bogus ACORN registrations in Indiana. Like most “Conspiracies” this [...]

the farce that is cable news

August 28, 2008 // 2 Comments

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The three cable news channels have taken sides, and they don’t even bother to veil it anymore. CNN is, in fact, the Clinton News Network, employing former advisers James Carvillle, David [...]
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