Presenting Times Watch's Top Ten Lowlights of the New York Times in 2009

2009 began as a year of smiles at the Times, with rapture over the historic Obama administration. But the smile curdled into a defensive snarl during the long hot summer of angry, white, and ...

McCain's 'Sarcasm and Anger' Toward a President Is Once Again a Bad Thing

John McCain goes after Obama's policies, and reporter Adam Nagourney does not sound happy: "If Mr. McCain has had a history of being a happy warrior, that is not the phrase used by many of his ...

Latest NYT Poll Shows Obama Approval Plummeting

A poll that only made page 8 of the paper shows Obama's job approval has fallen by six points and his disapproval rate risen six points since September.

With Huckabee, Times Now Feels Free to Make 'Willie Horton' an Issue

The Times never forgave the GOP for using murderer Willie Horton against Mass. Gov. Michael Dukakis. But with Republican Mike Huckabee facing a similar problem over a clemency that ended in ...

Times Buries Republican Optimism Under Bland Hed: 'A Tilt Away From Social Issues'

Chief political reporter Adam Nagourney saw reasons for GOP optimism at a governors' conference, but some copy editor and photo caption writers effectively buried that part of his story.

Times Watch Quotes of Note - 'Fiercely Conservative' Protesters Just Parroting Fox News

Read the latest edition of Times Watch Quotes of Note, including gems like this from Frank Rich: The same could be said of Beck, Palin and their acolytes. Though they constantly liken the ...

'Fiercely Conservative' Protesters Just Parroting Fox News

Plus: Obama's dithering is actually "leadership," and Frank Rich in modes both gruesome and pathetic.

Adam Nagourney Also Dismisses NJ, VA Dems as Lousy Candidates, Sparing Obama

In a podcast, chief political reporter Adam Nagourney throws Democrats under the bus, leaving Obama and his agenda blameless: "Is that really surprising, that they didn't show up to vote for ...

Nagourney: Don't Let Election Results Fool You, G.O.P. Still Has Problems

Chief political reporter Adam Nagourney continues to forward liberal conventional wisdom on the impact of the Republican victories of Election 2009.

NYT's Adam Nagourney Encapsulates Liberal Conventional Wisdom on Election 2009

The New York Times' Election Day 2009 coverage emphasized three liberal themes: The Republicans won by appearing moderate, the congressional race in upstate New York revealed deep divisions within ...
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