Tim Graham

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Ted Olson's Wife: 'The Liberal Behind the Conservative Fighting for Gay Marriage'

The conservative lawyer was compelled by his "vivacious" wife to fight the conservatives: "He would have never been able to take the other side...He wouldn't have had a wife after that!"

Fareed Zakaria: 'Centrist Voice' and 'Spokesman for a Post-American World'?

From the insular liberal media world, David Carr reported that the "centrist voice" of Newsweek's Fareed Zakaria was jumping to Time magazine - even as Zakaria feistily returned a prize to the ...

No Talk of the Poor or Unemployed As 'The Six-Figure Fish Tank Catches On'

In today's recession, the Times highlights the "wow factor" of high-end aquariums without flinching into an outburst of decrying "conspicuous consumption."

Times Plays Up Sharron Angle's 'Awkward Retreats' from 'Hardline Positions'

Reporter Adam Nagourney puts all the pressure on Harry Reid's Republican challenger and her "politically intemperate remarks" and "hardline positions." There's still no mention of Reid's unpopular ...

Gay Journalists Tout 'Brilliant' Work of 'Gay Mafia' in Adding Bias to the Times

Apparently The New York Times is remarkably "progressive" on gay issues - but somehow, it's still impossible for conservatives to suggest there's a liberal bias.

Tom DeLay Cleared: Times Puts Story on A-18

When ethics probers drop an investigation into a conservative, it's apparently less newsworthy than weeds at organic golf courses.

Conservative Author Cancels Subscription to the Garish 'Gray Lady'

"For years now she has been going heavy on the rouge, lipstick, and eyeliner, using a push-up bra, and gadding about in stiletto heels. She's become a bit perhaps more than a bit of a slut, ...

The Shifting Sands of Krugman's Column

James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal finds inconsistencies in his arguments on Angela Merkel's Germany and the solvency of Social Security.

Obama's Mosque Tolerance Threatens Vision of a 'White...Christian' America?

Sheryl Gay Stolberg read minds of opponents and implied racism and religious intolerance among Ground Zero Mosque opponents.

Extreme Weather Again Excites Extreme Greens on the Front Page of the Times

Global-warming skeptics appeared briefly in paragraph 16 and were followed immediately with rebuttal by reporter Justin Gillis.

Todd Purdum Pans 'Perverse Rituals' and 'Profound Silliness' of the Adversary Press

The former New York Times White House correspondent of the Clinton era thinks his successors in the Obama era are making a mess of the press.

Against Stubborn Facts: 9/11 'Not a Religious Event'?

Dismissing opponents as full of 'vitriol' and 'bigotry,' the Times editorializes that somehow, the Islamic extremists were committing a secular crime, regardless of their stated intentions.

CNN's Zakaria Trashes Bush Tax Cuts, Editorializes for Full Repeal

CNN host and Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria blasted the Bush tax cuts across his media platforms as unaffordable and irresponsible. His Newsweek headline was "Raise My Taxes, Mr. ...

Networks Protest Arizona's Immigration Law With Cameras and Microphones

Study: By Almost 10 to 1, ABC, CBS, and NBC Stories Support Amnesty for Illegal Aliens in Arizona

Media Liberals on 'JournoList' Plotted to Bury the Jeremiah Wright Story

The Daily Caller website exposed a conversation on the JournoList e-mails on Tuesday showing how much liberal scribes wanted the Jeremiah Wright story to be dead and buried in the spring of 2008.

NY Times Columnist Charles Blow: Who Cares About a 'Tiny Group' Like the Black Panthers?

But Blow wasn't so sanguine about tiny white supremacist groups recruiting veterans in a column from March 2009: "If they only recruit a few, that is still too many. Terrorists have shown the ...

Columnist Charles Blow: Who Cares About a 'Tiny Group' Like the Black Panthers?

But Blow wasn't so sanguine about tiny white supremacist groups in a column from March 2009: "If they only recruit a few, that is still too many. Terrorists have shown the world time and again ...

Most Networks Skip Broadcast Profanity Case, Avoid or Skim Over Critics

Perhaps since they were suing in federal court to overturn limits on broadcast profanity, the major networks mostly skipped the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturning the FCC's broadcast ...

Chris Matthews To Charlie Rose: Bill Clinton Is a Hit In 'Culturally Conservative' Areas

MSNBC's Chris Matthews acted like Bill Clinton's impeachment never happened in an interview on the Charlie Rose show on PBS on June 10, claiming Clinton should be sent to "culturally conservative ...

Team Obama's Grubby Federal Job-Dangling Is Not News

MRC Study: Networks Contain Sestak Scandal to Nine Stories or Mentions on Memorial Day Weekend