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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

For one-percenters like the Times columnist, city life has never been better.

Finally, a different picture is emerging of the former New York City mayor.

Forty years after President Richard Nixon resigned, our leaders have become even less accountable.

The architects of our foreign-policy disasters would prefer we simply forget the past.

According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.

Why do ideologues who would leave the country vulnerable to catastrophe enjoy prestigious posts in journalism?

Critics like Maureen Dowd of the Times live in an Oz-like dream world.


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