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Karl Rove, a Cancer on American Politics?

"Everyone says that Karl Rove is a genius. Yeah, right. So are cigarette companies. They get you to buy cigarettes even though we know they cause cancer. That is the kind of genius Karl Rove is."

Is Pelosi's Liberalism Only a Republican "Caricature"?

Zernike also writes today: "For Republicans and the White House, Mr. Kerry's 'botched joke' Monday was manna from Massachusetts, that reliable redoubt of liberal caricatures..."

Barack Obama Only "Sounds Like" a Liberal?

Sen. Obama gets the Hillary Clinton centering treatment.

"Moderate Republicans" As "Endangered Species"

But what about the "moderate Democrats" overwhelmed by liberals in their party?

Republicans "Have Vilified...Nancy Pelosi"

A Times blogger also suggests that Pelosi may actually be "far to the right of many of her constituents."

Endorsing "Basically Moderate" Ned Lamont for Senate

But just what is the anti-war, pro-abortion Lamont "moderate" on? The Times won't say.

Ad Mocking Harold Ford "A Racist Appeal to Tennessee Voters"

"The ad, resonating with the miscegenation taboos of Old South politics, may or may not be the nadir in the low-blow salvos now assailing the nation."

Shoving the Political Spectrum to the Right

The Times plumps for the "largely conservative voting records" of two centrist-at-best Georgia Democrats.

Anticipating a Democratic Blowout

The Democrats (and the Times) are getting giddy together as November 7 looms.

Relishing Conservative Feuds on the Front Page

David Kirkpatrick answers the question: How many "conservatives" can fit inside a front-page story?
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