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Washington Post offers press release for White House “deficit plan”

In the “news” item from the Washington Post about President Obama’s latest iteration of his same old “deficit reduction” plan, the hackery begins right up top in the title: “Obama‚Äôs debt-reduction plan: $3 trillion in savings, half from new tax revenue“. And the item begins: President Obama will announce a proposal on Monday to tame …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:00 am September 19, 2011


Bloomberg Mistakenly Puts Editorial in News Section

On the Bloomberg website today, they seem to have put this editorial in the “News” section by mistake. It begins with a misleading assertion in the headline: Boehner Builds Economic Case on Assertions at Odds With Markets, Studies House Speaker John Boehner, giving Wall Street leaders his prescriptions for growing the U.S. economy and reducing …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:32 am May 11, 2011


Obama on Meet the Press: Brokaw needs to hire a fact-checker

On Meet the Press this morning, veteran journalist Tom Brokaw regurgitated an old nutroots talking point in a question to President-elect Barack Obama about his appointment of General Eric Shinseki to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs: BROKAW: He’s [Shinseki] the man who lost his job in the Bush Administration because he said we will need …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:46 am December 7, 2008


AP turns out to be wrong, again

From the AP: They also include notes about the 2003 State of the Union address, during which President Bush made the case for invading Iraq in part by saying Saddam Hussein was pursuing uranium ore to make a nuclear weapon. That information turned out to be wrong. Uh, no it didn’t.


posted by: The Editors @ 10:49 am July 16, 2008


The Washington Post finally notices “The Iraqi Upturn”

An editorial from the Washington Post today: The Iraqi Upturn Don’t look now, but the U.S.-backed government and army may be winning the war THERE’S BEEN a relative lull in news coverage and debate about Iraq in recent weeks — which is odd, because May could turn out to have been one of the most …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:51 am June 1, 2008


DeMSM Bias Watch: WaPo Edition

In yet another show of the “balanced” reporting we can expect from the DeMSM this election cycle, the Washington Post describes the Republicans prospects in Congressional elections this way: Since losing 30 seats and their 12-year stranglehold on power in 2006, House Republicans have kept asking themselves the same question: Can it get any worse? …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:56 am May 11, 2008


SEIU, Union of Big Government, Endorses Barack Obama

Lots of news outlets, like The Washington Post, The Hill, USA Today, and the AP, reported that the 1.9 million member SEIU union endorsed Senator Obama for the Democratic nomination for president. The AP describes the union this way: The politically active union represents workers in health care, building services and other industries. It has …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:19 am February 16, 2008


AP regurgitates Democratic party talking points as “news” item

Our old friend Jennifer Loven, op-ed writer for the AP, has some company. AP writer Tom Raum begins this alleged “news” item by regurgitating the false Democrat talking point that President Bush has shifted the rationale for the war in Iraq as the situation has changed in that country. But it isn’t true that the …

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posted by: The Editors @ 9:23 am October 15, 2006


North Korea tests nuke…

…some immediately blame President Bush: North Korea’s apparent nuclear test last night may well be regarded as a failure of the Bush administration’s nuclear nonproliferation policy. Since George W. Bush became president, North Korea has restarted its nuclear reactor and increased its stock of weapons-grade plutonium, so it may now have enough for 10 or …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:18 am October 9, 2006


WaPo: Spy Agencies Say Iraq War Hurting U.S. Terror Fight

The Washington Post reports on a new National Intelligence Estimate (which apparently comes as a result of yet another leak of classified material from the intelligence commmunity), that offers a grim assessment of the state of the war on terror today and the effect of the war in Iraq on the broader war on terror: …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:15 am September 24, 2006


Two devastating critiques of the laughable Senate Intelligence Committee report on Iraq

Christopher Hitchens: Saddam’s Man in Niger To summarize: The Senate report gives two versions of Zahawie’s name without ever once mentioning his significant background. It takes at face value his absurd claim about the supposedly innocent motive for his out-of-the-way trip. It accepts similarly bland assurances made by the government of Niger. It is unaware …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:48 am September 16, 2006


Washington Post continues work for Webb campaign

The Washington Post continues its campaign in favor of James Webb, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, today with another front page story about incumbent Senator George Allen’s use of the ‘M’ word: RICHMOND — The nationwide fallout from controversial remarks Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) made last week has given [The Washington Post …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:33 am August 19, 2006


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