Tag Archives: Paul Krugman

Hack Attack! Salon’s Brutal Takedown of Bigfoot Journalists

Salon’s Alex Pareene has assembled a Top Ten Hackorama of Political Journalists and it’s a corker (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Pareene blowtorches some of the most notable members of the chinstrokerati, “[channeling] each media figure’s ‘unique’ voice — … Continue reading

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Let The Rick Perry-And-Thrust Begin! (Paul Krugman Edition)

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Pray with Me Now) jumped with both boots into the GOP presidential primary on Saturday, he made it clear that the centerpiece of his campaign would be his job-creation record. Via CBS News: Perry cited … Continue reading

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NYT Obama R.I.P. Edition

Monday’s New York Times pretty much serves as Barack Obama’s obituary. Editorial: To Escape Chaos, a Terrible Deal There is little to like about the tentative agreement between Congressional leaders and the White House except that it happened at all. … Continue reading

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Brave News World Of Linkmanship

The hardworking staff has been, well, working hard to keep up with the Tucson-shootings media rumpus, which continuously feeds off itself like some sort of artificial unintelligence. Exhibit A: Sarah Palin’s idiotic “blood libel” accusation about criticism of her. Exhibit … Continue reading

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The Prevalence Of Humbug

In his latest piece, The Humbug Express, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman addresses the imbalance between the right-wing media’s propaganda machine and that of the left wing. He starts out by recalling the original humbugger, Charles Dickens’ immortal Ebenezer … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Debilitative Body

The chin-strokerati is starting to turn on the U.S. Senate. First, New York Times Op-Out columnist Paul Krugman, whose latest piece laments the “rule of 60″ in the Senate,  that is, “the need for 60 votes to cut off Senate … Continue reading

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