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Why is “Abortion Barbie” off limits for Wendy Davis?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:45am 9/27/2013 at 8:45am

Among the nicest things the Democratic smear machine called Sarah Palin was “Caribou Barbie.” Just about everything else they called her was much worse.

The term “Caribou Barbie” started within days of Palin’s nomination for Veep in August 2008.  By September 2, 2008, the term was spreading throughout the left-blogosphere, as

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Rolling Stone’s Boston Bomber Cover Flops

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11:00am 7/17/2013 at 11:00am

This isn’t going over so well.

When I was a teenager, I used to wait anxiously for my issue of Tiger Beat to arrive (yes, I’m ashamed to admit that).  I think some folks have it right – this Rolling Stone cover is more like Tiger Beat with a mix of...

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Would all the reporters who savaged Bob Woodward now like to apologize?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:43am 5/14/2013 at 11:43am

How long ago is seems now.

Bob Woodward complained in February about heavy handed administration treatment after Woodward reported that Obama was untruthful about who came up with the idea of the Sequester:

The reaction from the left media in particular was savagery, belittling Woodward, making is seem as if the words used...

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WaPo Suffers Major Earnings Decrease as Newspaper Industry Struggles

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 6:15pm 5/5/2013 at 6:15pm

Politico reported Friday that the Washington Post suffered an 85% earnings drop in comparison with the company’s first quarter of last year.

The Washington Post Co. on Friday reported bad news for its newspaper division, with revenue totaling $127.3 million for the first quarter of this year — down four percent from...

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Yippie! Daily Beast has a retraction policy for inaccurate and misleading posts (Update – Daily Beast drops Kurtz)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 2:03pm 5/2/2013 at 2:03pm

I totally missed the Howard Kurtz kerfuffle.

John Nolte at Breitbart.com has the background.  The short version is that Kurtz made a factual error regarding whether Jason Collins had disclosed that he previously w...

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Mideast Media Sampler 03/22/2013 – Does PA stand for Passive Aggressive?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:00am 3/22/2013 at 10:00am

1) The President talks to the Israeli people

Barry Rubin summarizes President Obama’s message to the young people of Israel whom he addressed at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem yesterday.

First: Obama’s big theme is that — and I’m not being satirical here — peace is good. He tried to make the...

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Sunday night open

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 7:48pm 3/3/2013 at 7:48pm

I didn’t watch the Romney interview. I have nothing against him or Ann, I’m just not interested in fighting yesterday’s battles. Learn from them, yes. Refight them, no.  Steve at Comment Cents has the video if you are interested.

I spent some time on the attacks on Ted Cruz.  You also should read...

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Mideast Media Sampler 02/22/2013

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:45am 2/22/2013 at 10:45am

WAJ Note — As mentioned yesterday, David produces an almost daily Mideast Media Sampler newsletter, which we will be running at LI.  It is a great way to keep up with media reports about the Middle East.

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1) One last Hagel post

In the Hagel Pinata, Marc Ambinder complains:

Democrats tend to do this as...

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You can make this stuff up

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:00pm 1/20/2013 at 12:00pm

And still be right.

Via Ed Driscoll:

In the illustration above, the Newsweek cover on the left was mocked-up by the Photoshop artists at National Review to accompany a 2009 satire by Rob Long titled, “A Conversation from Heaven,” regarding what Bernard Goldberg might call Newsweek’s “Slobbering Love Affair” between themselves and Mr....

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What if a Congressional Republican had accused Obama of “executive terrorism?”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 4:50pm 1/5/2013 at 4:50pm

Thursday night, newly re-minted Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) appeared on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show to talk about the upcoming debt ceiling battle.

In a display that looks to be a good indication of the immediate future of bipartisanship in Congress, Grayson wasted no time demonizing the other side of the aisle, accusing...

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Buy up and run what you can, close down what you can’t

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:00pm 12/13/2012 at 1:00pm

Prof. Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit, writing in The NY Post, suggests that Republican billionaires and money people use some of their dollars to buy up women’s magazines and websites, keep almost everything the same, except get rid of the anti-Republican content:

Mitt Romney and the GOP lost, but it wasn’t for lack of...

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The insatiable trolling of David Frum

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:53am 11/12/2012 at 10:53am

David Frum announced in November 2011 that Mitt Romney or John Huntsmann must be the nominee, or Frum might leave the GOP:

Any other nominee would gravely test my commitment to the political party I’ve supported since I entered...

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Barack Obama Cannot Be Serious

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 8:35am 9/18/2012 at 8:35am

Yesterday was supposed to be a day of self reflection, and all I could reflect on was this picture and what it symbolizes:

An American citizen exercised his First Amendment right to produce a crappy film.  In response, the President of the United States sent “brownshirted enforcers,” as law professor Glenn Reynolds...

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s piece on Islamist riots infuriates leftwing media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 17, 2012 at 5:47pm 9/17/2012 at 5:47pm

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Muslim woman who authored a fascinating book, “Infidel,” about her life, has penned an article in this week’s Newsweek entitled “Muslim Rage: How I Survived, How We Can End It.” The article and...

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Time to take over the MSM, not just change it

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 11:56am 9/1/2012 at 11:56am

The impossibility of changing the liberal bias in the mainstream media is almost a daily topic here.

Reader Brian sent this email with some pertinent thoughts on the topic, which I thought I’d pass along:

I’ve had your blog in my RSS feed for awhile and find your commentary insightful.

It is not a...

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If this is “into the light”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 5:45pm 4/18/2012 at 5:45pm

I’d rather sit in the dark.

That’s my sense of today:

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Some googly eyes are created more equal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 2:59pm 4/17/2012 at 2:59pm

Call it the War on Women’s Eyes.

I think Andrew Kaczynski has it right:

No, actually, I know he is right: