Stop the Presses

Fantasy Island Fantasy Island

Washington Post writer Paul Farhi cleverly compared the content and structure of George W.

Jan 27, 2005 / Column / Eric Alterman

Wrong Again Wrong Again

Nearly every day brings fresh evidence that the Bush Administration deliberately undermined the security of this nation by misleading us into a costly and potentially ruinous war...

Jul 15, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

The Soros Slander Campaign Continues The Soros Slander Campaign Continues

We return this week to the conservative crusade to destroy the reputation of financier and philanthropist George Soros.

Jun 17, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

Kerry’s Dance Kerry’s Dance

It may have the ring of cliché, but America's next presidential election will be among the most crucial events in contemporary history.

Jun 3, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

Hawks Eating Crow Hawks Eating Crow

The Bush Administration has not made it easy on its supporters. David Brooks now admits that he was gripped with a "childish fantasy" about Iraq.

May 20, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

Is Koppel a Commie? Is Koppel a Commie?

The Sinclair Broadcast Group, a Maryland-based media company whose holdings include sixty-two TV stations, did the country a favor when it refused to air the April 30 special e...

May 6, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

Woodward Returns Woodward Returns

Correction: "The Man" is the term Dick Cheney uses to refer to George W. Bush, not the term used by other officials to refer to Cheney. (6/1/04)

Apr 22, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Eric Alterman

Dishonest, Moronic or Both? Dishonest, Moronic or Both?

Grover Norquist, the right's premier political organizer, once told me that the most significant difference between liberal journalists and conservative journalists is that t...

Apr 8, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

Widows and Orphans First… Widows and Orphans First…

The beast will not die.

Mar 25, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman

The (Not So) Gay Old Times The (Not So) Gay Old Times

AMPLIFICATION: Because of space constraints and incautious wording in my column last week, I referred to the Times's "Jayson Blair/Gerald Boyd problem." I intended to refer to th...

Mar 11, 2004 / Column / Eric Alterman