"Free Market Fealty" from GOP? We Wish

Plus: Headline writers try to sizzle Bush and free markets, but the stories themselves hold their liberal fire.

Neo-Liberal Timesman on Obama the "Fiscal Conservative"

David Leonhardt obsesses over income inequality and claims that "Relative to McCain...Obama does indeed look like a fiscal conservative."

CNBC Anchor Ask Obama Advisor 'What Would Milton (Friedman) Do?'

Obama advisor who teaches where Friedman one taught attempts to defend raising taxes on 'Squawk Box.'

Missing the Economic Glory Year of...1979?

Middle-class wages are going extinct, and the paper's gloomy economics reporter Louis Uchitelle is on the case.

Unemployment, Mortgage Woes? It's All Milton Friedman's Fault

Economics reporter Peter Goodman: "Joblessness is growing. Millions of homes are sliding into foreclosure. The financial system continues to choke on the toxic leftovers of the mortgage crisis. ...

Charles Barkley Calls Conservatives 'Fake Christians,' Likes Obamanomics

Former NBA star appears on CNN's 'The Situation Room' and says he is supporting Obama for economic reasons.

Head to Head: Media Turn to Greenspan When Bernanke Says No Recession

Fed Chairman's persistent 'no-recession' forecast isn't good enough for media who stick with 'bleaker' headlines.

Economics Reporter Sniffs at U.S. Consumerism, Harkens Back to 80s "Age of Greed"

Peter Goodman revives a golden oldie in his dismissive take on American spending habits: "The Me Decade was declared dead in the recession of the early 1980s, only to yield to the Age of Greed and ...

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 ...

Still Sobbing Over Crackdowns on Illegals

Boo hoo: "She is a homeowner, a taxpayer, a friendly neighbor and an American citizen. Yet because she is married to an illegal immigrant, these days she feels like a fugitive."
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