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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

The liars and lunatics serve as a smoke screen for the conservative war on the poor and the middle class.

The killing of Osama bin Laden was a just and necessary undertaking, but it should not be an occasion for joy.

The newspaper should be taking a stand against education scams—but it’s dependent on one such program for its profitability.

The problem with Fox is not that it's conservative—it’s that it’s full of falsehoods.

A man like Murdoch deserves to be shunned. That he is celebrated instead tells you almost all you need to know about the insanity that grips our benighted political culture.

In Wisconsin and elsewhere, attacks on unions aren’t about budget savings. They're about dismantling the final barrier to the domination of American politics by the power of money.

Reagan proved that deficits don't matter—and truth doesn't either.

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

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