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CBS, NBC Ignore Embarrassing Gaffe: Obama Caught Mocking Israel's Prime Minister

The CBS and NBC morning shows on Tuesday both ignored an embarrassing gaffe committed by Barack Obama: Being caught on an open mic, mocking Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Only ABC's ...

NYT's Hostility Toward French President Sarkozy Unabated

French President Sarkozy hassling the poor Socialist Party with his "obsession" with balanced budgets and deficit reduction: "The Socialists...have some sensible arguments, but as often in ...

In Wake of IMF Chief's Rape Arrest, Reporter Elaine Sciolino Sees 'Anita Hill Moment'

In the This Week roundtable on ABC Sunday morning about the arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the alleged sexual assault of a female hotel worker, the Times' Paris correspondent ...

NBC Sympathizes with Disgraced IMF Chief, Promotes Conspiracy Theory He Was 'Set Up'

While reporting on the sexual assault case against International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday's Today, NBC correspondent Jeff Rossen noted how the would-be Socialist ...

Krugman: U.S. Students 'Could Learn A Little Bit' From Violent Riots in UK, France

Talking to the University of Oklahoma's student newspaper, did Paul Krugman, respected economist turned partisan liberal columnist, really suggest American college students start rioting about ...

Obama, Bringing Hope to the Paris Slums

"But anti-American sentiment, once pervasive in these neighborhoods, seems to have been all but erased since the election of Mr. Obama, who has proved to be a powerful symbol of hope here and a ...

For Second Day in Row, Times Blames Right-Leaning French President for Soccer Team's Travails

The Times aims another penalty kick right at Nicolas Sarkozy: "Fadela Amara, the junior minister for the racially charged suburbs who was born to Algerian parents, warned on Tuesday that the ...

'Robin Hood,' the First Tea Partier? So Says Politics-Obsessed Critic A. O. Scott

Times' politics-obsessed movie critic A.O. Scott finds parallels between the "manly libertarian rebel" that is the hero of "Robin Hood" and the Tea Party movement. Scott also again rides to how ...

TV Torture in Old Europe

In France, filmmakers took "reality shows" to a new extreme, making contestants think they were electrocuting a man for giving incorrect answers.

Plugging Euro-Style Health Care in the Movie Section

The paper's liberal chief movie critic plugs the French way of life.
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