9-11

Jon Stewart Gets Ultimate Liberal Praise: 'Modern-Day Equivalent of Edward R. Murrow'

"Did the bill pledging federal funds for the health care of 9/11 responders become law in the waning hours of the 111th Congress only because a comedian took it up as a personal cause? And does ...

9/11 Nine Years Later: United We Stood, Divided We Stand

Media help promote 9/11 conspiracies or revel in blame America rhetoric.

Anti-Mosque Protesters Guilty of Fomenting Muslim Extremism, Says the NYT

Scott Shane raises the stakes, accusing Newt Gingrich and others of fomenting radicalism overseas by their opposition to the building of a mosque close to Ground Zero.

Tom Friedman Again Urges Obama Not to Waste Oil Spill 'Disaster,' Hits 'Our Addiction to Oil'

Columnist Friedman back in the saddle of his green hobby-horse: "His most important job, though, is one he has yet to take on: shaping the long-term public reaction to the spill so that we can use ...

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama's 9-11, Says Tom Friedman

Tax-hiking columnist Thomas Friedman took issue with conservatives who claim the massive BP oil spill is Obama's Katrina. According to Friedman, it's actually Obama's 9-11.

Frank Rich, Latest NYT Columnist to Suggest Enron (and Tiger Woods!) More Significant Than 9-11

Columnist Frank Rich joins his liberal colleague Paul Krugman in a strange need to downgrade the "one-off domestic terrorist attack" of September 11, suggesting that Enron and Tiger Woods (!) may ...

Peter Goodman Faults America's "Faith in Unfettered Markets" and Horatio Alger-Optimism

Times economics reporter Peter Goodman again laments the American "faith in unfettered markets" and wonders if the country will revert to "Casino America" after the financial crisis recedes.

NYT Live: "Overseas Bashing...Mr. Cheney Really Hates Europe."

Sniping at Cheney's remarks, but remaining silent over Obama - and strangely accusing the former vice president of hating Europe.

Times Can't Decide if Ward "Little Eichmanns" Churchill Is Unpatriotic

Kirk Johnson and Katharine Seelye leave the question open about a professor who likened the victims of 9-11 to Nazis: "Is Mr. Churchill, as his supporters contend, a torchbearer for the right to ...

Thank Goodness: No Sentimental Patriotism at World Trade Center Site

A Times reporter seems glad to see the end of the post 9-11 days "when any use of patriotic motifs seemed to be beyond public reproach, no matter how cynical or sentimental."
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