Monthly Archives: February 2010

Tiger Woodshed

The hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider isn’t on this earth long enough to read more than two articles about Friday’s Tigerpalooza. But we did happen to catch a couple of pieces in the weekend Wall Street Journal. The first piece … Continue reading

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NYT Columnist A Total Weanie

From Campaign Outsider’s Bad Sentence o’ the Day ® Desk: New York Times op-ed contributor Charles Blow had a column in Saturday’s edition that addresses the movement of young adults in the U.S. “away from organized religion while trying desperately … Continue reading

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You Call That Art?

Excellent A-Hed (definition here) in Friday’s Wall Street Journal. Head/subheadlines: After the Bubble, Beauty Is But Fleeting for Greenspan Portraits Some Owners Who Paid Top Dollar Stash Paintings of Ex-Fed Chief in Closet, Under Bed Lede: In the offices of … Continue reading

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Palin By Comparison

Is it good or bad for Sarah Palin (R-No Hopey, No Changey) that she’s being attacked from the left and from the right? Lefty Leon Wieseltier of The New Republic has the No Hopey beat covered. Righty Dorothy Rabinowitz of … Continue reading

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NYT War Coverage Under Fire

I don’t care what Matthew Rothschild of The Progressive says about New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers’ Afghanistan war coverage (via faithful commenter CAvard). Rothschild’s lede: I’m disgusted with the New York Times coverage of the U.S. assault on Marja. … Continue reading

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Gail Collins Should Be More Kay-ful

For my money (of which there’s not very much), New York Times columnist Gail Collins is routinely a better read than the paper’s Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd. But today’s piece seemed to slip the rails in a reference to the … Continue reading

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Girls Gone Designer

A local PR agency is pushing the website Fashion Playtes: [T]he first virtual design studio that empowers girls ages 6-12 to design and produce their very own clothing. The online platform let’s [sic] girls “play designer” and use their creativity to … Continue reading

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NYT Paterson Shoe Finally Drops

So after all the hoopla – • From a New York Observer reporter’s tweet a week and a half ago (“anyone hearing about NYT bombshell on Paterson? Heard big, damanging [sic] story comin [sic]. been working for weeks, but still … Continue reading

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‘Vice’ Precedent

Here at the Global Worldwide Headquarters of Campaign Outsider, we tend to be as open-minded as the next guy – assuming, of course, the next guy isn’t Jerry Springer. But when the hardworking staff read David Carr’s column in Monday’s … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers (As in, Shivers)

First, a quibble. Here’s the lede from C.J. Chivers’ page one piece in Sunday’s New York Times about a Marine battalion getting its first taste of war: MARJA, Afghanistan — The helicopters landed before dawn Saturday in a poppy field … Continue reading

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