Texas

Two Gov. Perry Stories Feature Texas-Sized Condescension and Hostility

In the Times' official welcome to the campaign profile, Deborah Sontag passes along hostile anti-Perry gossip: "Mr. Perry wrote in his book that his great-great-grandfather was county judge and ...

Stingy Perry 'Cemented' Texas's Status as Health Care Pariah State

Kevin Sack: "Mr. Perry, by contrast, eschewed direct efforts to expand coverage in Texas and cemented its status as the state with the highest rate of people without insurance....After Mr. Perry's ...

ABC's Avila: Rick Perry 'Does Not Care' About Science, Has 'Close Relationship' with Guns

According to Good Morning America's Jim Avila, Rick Perry "does not care" about the "overwhelming scientific evidence" of global warming. The ABC reporter on Thursday offered a hostile, ...

Welcome to the Race: Gov. Rick Perry 'Stumbled Into the Texas Miracle' Says NY Times

Reporter Clifford Krauss also pondered that Perry would face critics "who have long complained that the state's economic health has come at a steep a price: a long-term hollowing out of the ...

Welcome to the Race: Gov. Rick Perry 'Stumbled Into the Texas Miracle'

Reporter Clifford Krauss also pondered that if "Perry were to win the Republican nomination, he would face critics, among them Democrats, who have long complained that the state's economic health ...

James McKinley's 'News' Story on Texas Budget Cuts: 'It Was Not a Pretty Picture'

James McKinley Jr.'s "reporting" on the cost-cutting Texas budget sounded a lot like liberal opinion: "It is hard to overstate the budget-cutting furor that has gripped lawmakers in this capital, ...

Times Reporter Gets Another Chance After 'Cringe-Making' Story of Young Gang Rape Victim

After the Times ran what he called a "cringe-making" and "ham-handed article" that some thought blamed an 11-year-old gang rape victim in Texas, Executive Editor Bill Keller ordered up a follow-up ...

James McKinley Again Calls for Tax Hikes in Texas

Houston bureau chief James McKinley: "Democrats said Mr. Perry and Republican legislative leaders, who have big majorities in both houses, are ignoring reality to curry favor with Tea Party ...

CBS Highlights Armed Shop Owner Who Fought Back Against Robbers

While it is unusual for the mainstream media to give attention to armed citizens who use guns to defend themselves against criminals before police can arrive, on Thursday's CBS Evening News, ...

More Wishful Pro-Democratic Reporting From James McKinley: Hispanics the 'Sleeping Giant of Texas Politics'

James McKinley Jr. paints Texas Republicans as vulnerable in a slanted, sentimental take on the defeat of the "Dream Act" amnesty legislation: "The risk for Republicans like Ms. Hutchison is that ...
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