"Maverick" Media Favorite McCain Strikes Again

"Conservatives have also attacked his high-profile criticism of Republicans in Congress over pork barrel spending..." Huh?

A "Cruel" Arizona Law Means Illegals No Longer Get Money for College

How dare they: A new Arizona law limits financial assistance for college to actual citizens!

Take Two Pills and Reserve Your Place in Rehab

NBC highlights prescription drug abuse, but only in the wake of tragedy.

The Underreported View - 'The Economy Is Fine'

Newsweek cover story 'The U.S. Economy Faces the Guillotine' gives a bleak one-sided view ... but what media outlet doesn't?

Countrywide CEO Gives Up $37.5 Million; 'American Morning' Complains It's Not 'Fair'

Anchor Kiran Chetry says CEO severance package agreed to by company's boards of directors a 'disconnect with Main Street.'

A Startling Admission: Bush Not Getting Enough Credit for Strong Economy

A shocker: "Mr. Bush has spent years presiding over an economic climate of growth that would be the envy of most presidents. Yet much to the consternation of his political advisers, he has had ...

Saluting Dick Darman's Tax-Hiking "Pragmatism"

Douglas Martin in the obituary for George H.W. Bush's budget director Richard Darman: "National Review, the conservative magazine, called Mr. Darman's work 'the most catastrophic budget deal of ...

Meat Is Murder - Or at Least Manslaughter

Mark Bittman: "Grain, meat and even energy are roped together in a way that could have dire results....If those trends continue, meat may become a treat rather than a routine. It won't be ...

"Killer Vet" Story Worthy but Marred by Bad Numbers, Says Public Editor

Public Editor Clark Hoyt's take on the Times' inflammatory story on murderous veterans: A worthy idea marred by shoddy statistics and the eternal journalistic quest to uncover a trend.