Gaffes

GOP Moderates, Still 'Dwindling' Away After 15 Years

Political editor Richard Stevenson, December 2011: "Christine Todd Whitman, the former governor of New Jersey and one of a dwindling band of moderate Republicans..." Reporter Adam Clymer, ...

Sounding Desperate, NYT Warns of Military Takeover in Greece if Euro is Abandoned

Economics reporter Landon Thomas Jr. turns in his screenplay: "It would be Europe's worst nightmare: after weeks of rumors, the Greek prime minister announces late on a Saturday night that the ...

Occupy's '99%' Slogan Cropping Up in Large Percentage of Unrelated NYT Stories

The left-wing slogan from Occupy Wall Street has settled into the collective consciousness of the New York Times, infecting stories from food to travel to Coco Chanel.

Occupy's '99%' Slogan Cropping Up in Large Percentage of Unrelated NYT Stories

The left-wing slogan from Occupy Wall Street has settled into the collective consciousness of the New York Times, infecting stories from food to travel to Coco Chanel.

Obama's '57 States' Gaffe Finally Makes New York Times News Pages

A day after Times Watch noted its omission, Obama's "57 states" flub finally appears in a New York Times news story: "And Democrats have made plenty of gaffes in the past, including President ...

Obama's '57 States' Gaffe Finally Makes the Times News Pages

A day after Times Watch noted its omission, Obama's "57 states" flub finally appears in a Times news story: "And Democrats have made plenty of gaffes in the past, including President Obama, who ...

Obama's Supposedly 'Famous' '57 States' Gaffe Went Virtually Unmentioned in the Times

Michael Shear said: "President Obama had that famous thing where he once said I think there were 57 states." But the Times barely mentioned Obama's "famous" flub. Meanwhile, Gov. Rick Perry's ...

John Harwood Tells the Tale of Perry's 'Oops' Moment, and Keeping Perry on Spot

A producer prodded the CNBC debate hosts to keep Perry on the spot: "Since our tasks as moderators included keeping the conversation moving, Maria began asking a new question. But our senior ...

NYT Finally Admits (Reluctantly) That Imprisonment Lowers Crime Rate

An editorial finally acknowledged the paper's blinkered liberal failure to connect the seemingly obvious idea that crime falls when more criminals are behind bars, as captured by a notorious 1997 ...

NYT's OWS Reporter Talks Shop With Radical Supporters, Pot-Shots Police

Lennard's comments, alternately post-modern and potty-mouthed, were peppered with potshots at the NYPD: "...one bloody face courtesy of New York's less than finest." Also, self-policing "is a risk ...
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