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NY Times Puts Benghazi Hearings in Lead Slot, Finds Both Obama 'Intimidation' and 'Political Spectacle'

A lead Times story on the Benghazi congressional hearings admitted that they "offered an unbecoming view of political supervision and intimidation inside the Obama administration," but also ...
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NYT Hypes 'Nonpartisan' Report on Torture Under Bush -- From 'Ardent Democrat' Who Avoided His Inaugural

A "nonpartisan, independent review" by the Constitution Project aims to prove that the United States tortured detainees in the war on terror after 9/11, and the Times' Scott Shane gives them a ...
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NYT Puts Rand Filibuster on a Slant: Embraced by 'Liberal Activists and Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists'

The Times is a little dismissive about fear of state power, at least with Obama in the White House: "The debate goes to the heart of a deeply rooted American suspicion about the government, the ...
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New York Times (Gently) Nails Obama's Hypocrisy on Targeted Killings

The New York Times kind of, sort of, accuses Barack Obama of double standards over secrecy in the war on terror: "Early in his first term, President Obama rejected the vehement protests of the ...
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NYTimes Passionately Defends Obama Nominee, 'War Hero' Chuck Hagel Despite Anti-Gay Remark

The Times' defense of Obama nominee Chuck Hagel: "In efforts to spur liberals to oppose the nomination, Mr. Hagel's critics have also focused on a comment he made in the late 1990s, opposing a ...
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New York Times' Shane Calls Waterboarding 'Torture' on Front Page While Chiding 'Zero Dark Thirty''s Portrayal

New York Times intelligence reporter Scott Shane made the front page with a quasi-review of "Zero Dark Thirty," the critically acclaimed new release about the bin Laden raid that suggests ...
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NYTimes' Shane Laments How 'Four Pallid Sentences' Root of GOP Attacks on Rice Handling of Benghazi

Times intelligence reporter Scott Shane sounds unhappy with GOP criticism of UN ambassador Susan Rice's false statements about the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, arguging that "...the four pallid ...
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New York Times' Shane Covers for Obama on Libya: Called It 'Act of Terror' Twice in Two Days

More excuses from the Times for Obama on his response to the murders of four Americans in Benghazi. Reporter Scott Shane wrote: "Mr. Obama applied the 'terror' label to the attack in his first ...

Don't Worry Readers, Obama Not Like Carter, Assures NYT Reporter Scott Shane

Not if the media has anything to say about it: New York Times reporter Scott Shane insisted "the deaths of American diplomats in Libya are not a continuing crisis."

NYT's 'Fact Check' Instead Uncovers 'Startling Truth' From Bill Clinton Against Romney

A supposed New York Times fact-checking article on the Democratic convention speeches Wednesday night actually gave Bill Clinton credit for revealing a "startling truth" in his speech: "One of the ...
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