NY Times: Sotomayor Has a 'Compelling Life Story,' But Clarence Thomas Didn't in 1991

Judge Sonia Sotomayor and Judge Clarence Thomas both had compelling life stories when they were nominated for the Supreme Court. But only Sotomayor's story has been celebrated that way by the New ...

NYT Warns GOP: Don't Challenge Obama's Supreme Court Pick

Chief political reporter Adam Nagourney plays the ethnicity card, suggesting Republicans would be wise to let Judge Sonia Sotomayor be confirmed without putting up a fight or risk "doom[ing] ...

GOP's "Angry," "Negative" Tone Killing the Party

The Times' chief politcal reporter says Rush Limbaugh is definitely not a "Happy Warrior." But has Adam Nagourney ever actually heard Rush's show?

Helpful Advice from the NYT to the New, Smaller GOP

After Sen. Specter's defection, the Times gives some no-doubt well-meant advice to the GOP: Avoid "ideological purity" and show more "flexibility" on both social and economic issues, or risk ...

Nagourney's Guiding Light Away from the Religious Right

It's not surprising that a prominent member of the Times "gay mafia" would use an unsuccessful McCain strategist to urge that "Same-Sex Marriage Holds Peril for GOP."

NYT Trumpets Obama Triumphs in Democrat-Heavy Poll

Are there really 67% more Democrats than Republicans out there? A Times/CBS poll assumes there are.

As the Times Turns: Obama "More Enervating Than Energizing"

The Times holds the hagiography in its coverage of Obama's "professor-in-chief" prime-time press conference.

Is GOP "Skating on Thin Ice" Over Rejecting Obama Spending Bill?

Adam Nagourney chides new RNC chair Michael Steele for celebrating the GOP's "refusal to give Mr. Obama a single vote for his economic recovery plan - albeit in language that was perhaps a tad ...

McCain's "Fundamentals of the Economy" Flub: A Revisionist View

Today the Times points to John McCain's statement as a gaffe that "fundamentally altered the dynamic of the race." But one Times writer characterized the resulting criticism as a "cheap shot."

The Times Finds Conservative Strongholds Everywhere It Goes

Question for Times reporters: Is there any part of Missouri that's not a "conservative bastion"?
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