Tag Archives: New Republic

When A Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

Well, that’s just sad. The hardworking staff has a habit of recording mangled phrases in the press, and here’s our latest batch. • About a week ago, the Boston Globe ran a story about CBS’s decision to stop broadcasting the … Continue reading

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The Case Against E-Readers

The hardworking staff owns a Kindle and an iPad, so we’re not saying ebooks have no place in the literary world. It’s just that ebooks don’t replace the real thing. From the Weekend Wall Street Journal: What an E-Reader Can’t … Continue reading

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Grand Old Patience: Republican Presidential Campaigns In Waiting

Two unlikely GOP presidential maybes – short-sighted vulgarian Donald Trump and out-of-sight Jon Huntsman – have campaign machinery ready and willing to promote their candidacies. From Friday’s Wall Street Journal: Campaign Awaits Its Candidate U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman … Continue reading

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It’s A Small Small Journalism World

They say that politics in the academic world are so vicious because the stakes are so small. Lemme tellya, academia’s got nothin’ on journalism. Witness the Journolist rumpus. The Washington Post hired David Weigel to cover the conservative political movement … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Update Event™

Whenever the hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider is faced with three posts to update, we promptly issue an official Update Alert© and host an official Update Event (pat. pending). To wit: Mark Zuckerberg’s Facetime Farce, Revisited When we posted about … 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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