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Eric Alterman

Why don't voters know more about Obama's accomplishments?

Obama has paid an enormous price for pushing Israel to keep promises it has already made to freeze settlement expansion, and for what?

American conservatism is poised to come to (legislative) power, just as it runs itself off the rails.

With Marty Peretz, the problem is not a single racist statement, it's a lifetime of them.

The ultra-conservative funders the Koch brothers don't directly fund media—and they don't have to.  Instead, they've successfully funded the politicians and the "experts" who create the context for what the media debates.

Nine years after 9/11, hatred of Islam has infected many Americans. How else can we explain the opposition to an Islamic community center two blocks away from where the attacks took place?

Andrew Breitbart's schtick should be familiar by now. The same techniques used to defame Shirley Sherrod and discredit the NAACP were employed to destroy ACORN.

JournoList is yet another casualty of the toxic combination of conservative conspiracy mongering and mainstream media cowardice.

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Eric Alterman
Eric Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City...

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