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  • Sonia Sotomayor: Don't trust the media to tell you what the Supreme Court decided

    When six Supreme Court justices on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on race-based affirmative action in state college admissions, the decision provoked consternation from all the predictable characters, so it may be a good time to consider Justice Sonia Sotomayor's advice on how to think about the...

  • MSNBC host Chris Hayes pens radical 'climate justice' manifesto

    "What the climate justice movement is demanding is the ultimate abolition of fossil fuels," writes MSNBC's Chris Hayes in a lengthy new call for action against global warming.

  • Mainstream Media Scream: MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski says of Obama, 'Praise Jesus!'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski and her ?Praise Jesus!' moment at the White House helping President Obama push for "Paycheck Fairness Act" April 9. Co-host Joe Scarborough: “Speaking of women, yesterday, a big event at the White...

  • NBC leans forward toward union-busting, NLRB says

    National Labor Relations Board members ruled Monday that NBC Universal, the parent company of the namesake TV network and the cable news channel MSNBC, was illegally refusing to deal with its employees' union, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians. It ordered the...

  • Howard Dean: Obamacare will be a positive for Democrats by June

    Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean crowed at the news that Obamacare reached 7.1 million signups on healthcare.gov, pointing out that this was the beginning of a big turnaround for Democrats' political prospects.

  • Ronan Farrow, Cronkite Award winner, broadcasts photo saying wrong person has died

    Monday has not been a good day for Ronan Farrow.

  • Ronan Farrow crushed in ratings by 'Golden Girls' reruns; Twitter appropriately mocks

    Poor Ronan Farrow. Born to celebrity parents, a Rhodes scholar, college graduate at age 15, Cronkite Award winner, degrees from Yale and Oxford, more than 245,000 Twitter followers -- yet none of this prepared him to host a TV show.

  • 24/7 coverage of Malaysian jet doesn't help CNN beat Fox

    CNN’s nonstop coverage of the missing Malaysian jet, which has helped the cable channel’s ratings, wasn’t nearly enough to help it catch Fox News, according to the latest Nielsen Media Research ratings. For the second straight week, Fox dominated the ratings at a time when some expected...

  • Rachel Maddow surprisingly praises George W. Bush

    MSNBC's Rachel Maddow actually praised former President George W. Bush on Thursday for appearing on the comedy game show "Deal or No Deal" in 2008. Maddow used the former president's appearance on the show to defend President Obama's appearance on "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis...

  • Chris Matthews pulls fire alarm for Democrats holding Senate

    MSNBC's Chris Matthews, never one for nuanced political commentary, has proclaimed that Democrats are doomed to lose the Senate in 2014. “It’s going to be very hard to hold the Senate — I think the Senate goes,” Matthews said on "Morning Joe" on Thursday. Matthews pointed out that...

  • Breaking: MSNBC's Ronan Farrow reports that President Obama is still popular in Kenya

    MSNBC's Ronan Farrow aired a report from Kenya on Wednesday, pointing out that even though President Obama was suffering some of his lowest approval ratings ever in America, he was still very popular in his father's homeland.



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Closing of the Academic Mind

    From Brandeis on the Atlantic to Azusa on the Pacific, an iron curtain has descended across academia. Behind that line lie all the classrooms of the ancient schools of America. Wesleyan, Brown,...

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  • Why Not an Open Convention?

    When the Republican National Committee adopted a new primary calendar in January, few people fully thought through the impact. Successfully and necessarily fighting the last war, Chairman Reince...

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  • NATO Is Still the Answer

    The continuing Ukraine crisis raises both a critical “what if?” question and a pressing policy issue. What if, in April 2008, the Europeans had not rejected President Bush’s proposal to...

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