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The Spitzer affair's obvious rationality continues to elude the therapists, sexperts and pundits for whom shame is the game.
False claims about Obama intended to stoke racial and religious fear are trickling from the far right to the mainstream media.
Ahmadinejad's triumphal visit to Baghdad highlights the abject failure of the Bush doctrine. But US media yawned.
The New York Times editorial page endorses McCain, while its news department works to discredit him. And there's nothing wrong with that.
Dumb and dumber: reviewing new books by David Frum and Jonah Goldberg.
Thanks to a cowed media, scaremongering is the only remaining area of conservative competence.
Teens getting pregnant: bad. Teens having babies: good. If this makes no sense, wake up and smell the Enfamil: it's 2008!
A paradox of American Jewish political behavior: they think like liberals, but they let belligerent right-wingers who demonize and distort their values speak for them.
As the old concept of privacy fades and a new one arises online, what is being lost?
In the early 1900s Walter Lippman laid the groundrules for public debate in America. Have the US media followed his prescriptions?