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Specter One of a "Dwindling Band of Republican Moderates"

Haven't they dwindled away yet? The Times first used the phrase "dwindling band of Republican moderates" back in 1996.

Amazing Omissions in Times Interview of Barney Frank

A Times writer manages to talk to Barney Frank about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and an SNL skit without bringing up a single challenging question.

Hillary's Replacement Still Too Conservative for Liberal Times Reporters

Another day, another analysis of New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's former "white and rural district" and her "100 percent rating" from the NRA. Did the Times care about Hillary Clinton's 100 ...

Conservative "Militancy" Against Obama's "Economic Recovery Plan"

Reporter Jackie Calmes has a habit of seeing "militancy" and ideological rigidity on only one end of the political spectrum.

Newsweek's Hirsh: Don't Worry About Pork, This is an 'Emergency'

Columnist opines on how Obama isn't living up to his expectations early on in his presidency.

Is GOP "Skating on Thin Ice" Over Rejecting Obama Spending Bill?

Adam Nagourney chides new RNC chair Michael Steele for celebrating the GOP's "refusal to give Mr. Obama a single vote for his economic recovery plan - albeit in language that was perhaps a tad ...

Dear NY Times: Hoover's Spirit Alive in Obama

Obama and Congress look to protectionism, higher taxes on the wealthy just like Hoover.

Not Green -- GM Car Shipped to Washington for PR Stunt

Rick Wagoner arrives to make bailout plea in Chevy Volt, but really took Chevy Malibu hybrid from Detroit to Washington.

Dear Toledo Blade: Americans Can Invest in Companies Without Bailouts

If the public aren't investing in auto manufacturers, why should Congress?

Dear Globe: Spending Santas Will Stay Jolly

Elected officials give pork indiscriminately to the nice on their list.
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