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Frank Rich Goes Nuclear

In his latest New York piece, Frank Rich recommends that the Obama campaign go full-tilt negative against Mitt Romney (R-Self Import). Nuke ’Em Why negative advertisements are powerful, essential, and sometimes (see “Daisy”) even artistic. On the issue of the … Continue reading

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That’s Rich! (GOP 75% Edition)

Ever since Frank Rich exited the New York Times and entered the Richness Protection Program at New York magazine, the hardworking staff has worried about him dropping off the chin-strokerati radar screen. So we’re launching our That’s Rich! series (pat.pending), … Continue reading

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Olbermann & Rich: Rupert Payboch

The Global Worldwide Headquarters of Campaign Outsider has been swamped with compare-and-contrast exercises lately (see here and here and here). Here’s another one: Keith Olbermann (in The Guardian) and Frank Rich (in New York) whacking their former employer Rupert Murdoch. … Continue reading

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MoDo Grabs The Big Chair At NYT

Before Frank Rich’s laptop is even cold, New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd has slipped into the paper’s Week in Review Spotlight Column (see dead-tree edition for what they call in D.C. “the optics”): Governor Brown Redux: The Iceman … Continue reading

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That’s Rich: Why The Times Columnist Bolted To New York Magazine

By one reading, New York Times columnist Frank Rich is just another pawn in the chess smackdown between the Times and New York magazine. Via MediaWeek: Since September, the New York Times Magazine has had New York magazine editor Adam … Continue reading

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Two-Handed NYT Coverage Of Social Media In Egypt

Sunday’s New York Times is its own compare-and-contrast exercise regarding the power of social media to “[fuel] the fires of the Egyptian protests.” In the news pages, there’s this report: Anger and a Facebook Page That Gave It Voice It … Continue reading

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Times Three

A trio of notable pieces from Sunday’s New York Times: 1) The devastatingly vivid report by David Barstow, David Rohde, and Stephanie Saul about the Deepwater Horizon blowout disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Nut graf: On paper, experts and … Continue reading

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Free The James Crowley One!

From Frank Rich’s Sunday New York Times column about Barack Obama turning into Patty Hearst: This presidency has been one long blur of . . . “negotiations” — starting with the not-on-C-Span horse-trading that allowed corporate players to blunt health … Continue reading

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New York Times Op-Odds Page

There seems to be a Birther Gap at the New York Times op-ed page. Sunday’s Frank Rich column: So many Republicans don’t know Obama is a natural citizen — 41 percent in a poll last week— that we must (charitably) assume … Continue reading

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