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Greg Sargent Targets Sharron Angle, Hits WaPo

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 10:56am 6/16/2010 at 10:56am

The spinning for Harry Reid is in full throttle.

The meme is changing — according to Democratic insiders! — from one of doomed Harry Reid to Harry Reid the survivor:

There’s no denying that Reid still trails in most polls and that his approval ratings back home are in the tank. But with...

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The “Israel-Firsters” Slur Rears Its Ugly Head

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 4, 2010 at 10:22am 6/4/2010 at 10:22am

According to the most recent Gallup poll, support among Americans for Israel over the Palestinians is at a near all time high. 63% of Americans (more than voted for Barack Obama) support Israel, while only 15% support the Palestinians, with 23% choosing “both/neither/no opinion.”

Despite this overwhelming support, which must come overwhelmingly...

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Blumenthal Defense: I Didn’t Lie All The Time

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 8:13am 5/20/2010 at 8:13am

We really are into dumb territory here, with the Democratic media machine defending Richard Blumenthal on the ground that Blumenthal didn’t lie about his service “in Vietnam” every time he spoke about the subject.

The story line arises because earlier in the same appearance in which Blumenthal uttered...

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Congressional Dems Target Conservative Media Advertiser

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 3:12pm 5/18/2010 at 3:12pm

The bullying by Congressional committees of various unpopular industries has taken on warp speed.

But in a very disturbing new tactic, Congressional Democrats specifically are targeting a sponsor of conservative media shows, particularly the Glenn Beck Show, on a flimsy pretext:

Forget Goldman. New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has been shooting a...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Card, Counter-Card)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 7:45pm 2/27/2010 at 7:45pm

This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:

This is the first post in this series to focus on the use of the race card by both sides of a dispute, call it “race card v. counter-race card.”

The topic is abortion in the...

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Media Matters Sees Christmas Ghost

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2009 at 7:01pm 12/25/2009 at 7:01pm

Media Matters is watching everything that FoxNews, and conservative commentators such as Rush Limbaugh, say or do waiting to pounce on any sentence, or clause in a sentence, or word in a clause, which can be twisted out of context and blown up into a faux scandal.

Media Matters also is very...

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Pigs Fly: Media Matters Gets It Right On Palin Newsweek Cover

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 9:04am 11/18/2009 at 9:04am

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I am not a fan of Media Matters. All too often, Media Matters spends way too much time staring at videos of the latest O’Reilly show or speech by a Republican politician, or listening to every syllable uttered by Rush Limbaugh, trying to find...

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