No Rest in Peace for Gay Rights: Times Mars Memory of Cracker Barrel Founder

Pushing gay rights in the obituaries: "Danny Evins, who created Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, a restaurant heavy on grits and nostalgia, expanded it into a $2 billion chain and then fought a ...

Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 'Hounded' with 'Intensity' by Sexist Anti-Abortion Conservatives

Douglas Martin claims sexism on the part of pro-lifers: "The abortion issue, magnified because she was Roman Catholic and a woman, plagued her campaign. Though she opposed the procedure ...

No 'Terrorist' Label for Shooter of 5 Congressmen, 'Hailed' by Some as 'Revolutionary Hero'

From Douglas Martin's obituary for Lenora Lebron, who in 1954 led a group of Puerto Rican nationalists who shot five congressmen on the House floor: "Ms. Lebrón was imprisoned for 25 years and ...

Walter Cronkite Tribute Doesn't Tell the Whole Story

Was longtime CBS newsman Walter Cronkite really "uncomfortable expressing opinion"? He made his liberal views well-known, especially after his retirement from the anchor chair.

Times Uses Librarian Obit to Bash "Insidious Portion" of Patriot Act

Plus: The Times calls a single group "ultraconservative" 15 times but has only used the term "ultraliberal" to describe any liberal group once.

Saluting Dick Darman's Tax-Hiking "Pragmatism"

Douglas Martin in the obituary for George H.W. Bush's budget director Richard Darman: "National Review, the conservative magazine, called Mr. Darman's work 'the most catastrophic budget deal of ...
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