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Intolerant GOP Watch: Bennett's Loss in Utah a 'Damn Outrage,' Says Disgusted 'Conservative' Columnist Brooks

"This is a damn outrage, a disgusted David Brooks, the faux conservative columnist for the Times, declared on Sunday's Meet the Press reacting to Republican Senator Bob Bennett's loss Saturday at ...

Could Crist Win as Independent in Florida, Hurt Tea Party? The Times Has Hope

The Times portrays Florida governor Charlie Crist, who may drop out of the Republican Party and run as an independent candidate for Senate, as a moderate "pragmatist" in the mode of...Obama? Will ...

Scary: Right-Wingers in Utah 'to Cast Out Those They Deem to Have Strayed' Like Sen. Bob Bennett.

Jeff Zeleny finds scary right-wingers in Utah: "The Tea Party movement and advocacy groups on the right are demanding that candidates hew strictly to their ideological standards, and are moving ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Hypes Democratic Spin on Reconciliation

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday offered liberal spin for the issue of using reconciliation to pass the health care bill, a process that would allow legislation to go through ...

Maddow Shows Newsweek's Adler Reading Anti-Filibuster Poem

On Friday's Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, Newsweek contributor Jerry Adler was shown reciting a poem in which he lamented all the agenda items that are unpassable because of the Senate filibuster ...

Nagourney Thinks GOP Will Fall Short of Previously Impossible Dream: Senate Takeover

You don't say: "G.O.P. Dream of Gaining Senate Control Faces Significant Hurdles," reads Adam Nagourney's latest political memo. But just two months ago no one was even talking about such a thing. ...

NYT Quickly Jumps on New Arrest of ACORN 'Pimp' - But Waited Six Days to Report on His ACORN Revelations

When the ACORN scandal broke, the Times dragged its feet for six days before issuing a story on the devastating footage from conservative activist James O'Keefe, who caught on video the left-wing ...

Strange New Respect Emerging for Tea Party Movement?

Monica Davey lays out the Tea Party/conservative case against Mark Kirk, a moderate Republican Senate candidate in Illinois. Will the movement's assumed threat to establishment Republicans ...

It Begins: Dem Loss in Mass. Senate Due to Sexism?

Strangely, Ted Kennedy is not mentioned in a story about sexism in Mass. politics. Reporter Katie Zezima instead wonders if Mass. voters knew Martha Coakley was a woman, since she "never mentioned ...

Race Over, Times Finally Lays Out Martha Coakley Gaffes It Ignored During Campaign

The Times points out four gaffes made by Democrat Martha Coakley during her losing campaign to Republican Scott Brown. So why didn't the Times mention them during the actual campaign?
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