Jared Lee Loughner http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22344/all en New York Times Again Unfairly Slams Sarah Palin for Giffords' Shooting http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-again-unfairly-slams-sarah-palin-giffords-shooting <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> reporter Peter Baker explored the metaphorical challenges of the gun debate: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/16/us/gun-imagery-fills-language-of-debate.html?ref=todayspaper">In Debate Over Curbing Gun Violence, Even Language Can Be Loaded</a>." It was a politically balanced, if perhaps oversensitive, analysis, until an unfair reference tying Sarah Palin, the former GOP vice presidential candidate, to the shooting by schizophrenic Jared Loughner of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. It's a false tie the <em>Times </em>has exploited before.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-again-unfairly-slams-sarah-palin-giffords-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Double Standards Gabrille Giffords Gun Control Jared Lee Loughner Metaphors Peter Baker Sarah Palin Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:31:41 +0000 clay.waters 42263 at http://www.mrc.org