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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

They enabled the Iraq catastrophe and now spin a self-flattering narrative to excuse their failings.

Take a look at the qualities right-wing pundits so admire about dove-turned-hawk, Dem-turned-Republican Joe Lieberman.

Pundits embrace the fantasy of Hillary Clinton's candidacy as foolishly as they embraced the Iraq War.

A serious debate focused about torture, wiretapping, food prices, world hunger... oh, wait. That's the kind of fairy tale they don't do at Disney.

The politics of tenure at Barnard and beyond.

A principled academic gets ground up in the media hypocrisy machine.

What do neocons and their media mouthpieces fear most about Obama's stance on Israel? Could it be honesty?


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