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Why we should fear we’re headed for a bad deal with Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12:30pm
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The West (otherwise known as P5 + 1) has concluded its first round of talks with Iran about its nuclear program in Geneva.

The New York Times reports After Talks on Iran’s Nuclear Program, Officials Highlight the Positive:

“I’ve been doing this now for about two years, and I have never had such...

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The War of the New York Times Against Benjamin Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 8:00am
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Last week in an article On Iran Talks, Congress Could Play ‘Bad Cop’, the New York Times quoted an “expert” named Cliff Kupchan:

It is a role that Congress shares with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, who warned the United Nations that Mr. Rouhani was a “wolf in sheep’s clothing,” and...

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Op-Enemies in vogue at NY Times and WaPo

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 12:20pm
Putin Op Ed NY Times headline

Within the past two weeks, two of the most prestigious American newspapers published op-eds of enemies of the United States.

Earlier this month, the New York Times published an op-ed by Vladimir Putin of Russia arguing...

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Ex-WaPo Ombudsman alleges Media Matters organized email campaign against Jennifer Rubin

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 8:57pm

Former WaPo Ombudsman Patrick Pexton wrote an “Open Letter” to Jeff Bezos upon buying WaPo.

The letter is getting attention because Politico picked up on one piece of advice from Pexton to Bezos, Fire Jennifer Rubin:

“She doesn’t travel within a hundred miles of Post standards [LOL - my add],” Pexton argues. “She...

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Now even WaPo refers to Obama’s terror policy as “wishful thinking”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 3:00pm

Will newspapers ever admit that they are wrong?

When the Washington Post endorsed Barack Obama in 2008 it raised a concern.

Mr. Obama’s greatest deviation from current policy is also our biggest worry: his insistence on withdrawing U.S. combat troops from Iraq on a fixed timeline. Thanks to the surge that Mr. Obama...

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Now Jeff Bezos gets to experience the joy of dealing with unions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:39am

WaPo, apparently trying to send a message of future independence, has an article today about lobbying by Amazon.com, founded and run by new-WaPo owner Jeff Bezos.

Deep down in the article is an interesting point about Amazon.com and unions (emp...

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WaPo sold to Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 5, 2013 at 4:54pm

Not a joke.

From WaPo, Washington Post to be sold to Jeff Bezos:

The Washington Post Co. has agreed to sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos, ending the Graham family’s stewardship of...

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The Washington Post leads on the #IRScandal … who will follow?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 4:00pm

This morning Prof Jacobson observed IRS reaped hatred of Tea Party sown by Democrats and the media.

A Tweeter responded:

Indeed. Douthat laid out the case of The Taxman vs. the Tea Party in a...

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The statist impulse at the Washington Post

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:00pm

In late February, the Washington Post ran an editorial Solution Politics in Virginia that began:

IN VIRGINIA, A REPUBLICAN governor and a GOP-dominated legisl...

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All the President’s Media

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 8:35pm

What happens when the legendary investigative reporter at The Washington Post investigates Obama and reaches findings that do not fit the pro-Obama media narrative?

Yesterday Prof. Jacobson tweeted:

(more, including some dissents, at memeorandum)

As noted a few...

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