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Entirely Wrong Times Says McCain's Tax Claim "Simply False"

A fact-checking flub by Larry Rohter: "Mr. McCain's claim has been called 'simply false' by the nonpartisan FactCheck.org." vs. FactCheck.org: "McCain was right..."

Fact-Check Reporter Quietly Fact-Checks Himself on Bad Anti-McCain Claim

Larry Rohter on Saturday claimed McCain was "simply false" to say that Obama voted to raise taxes on people making just $42,000 a year. On Tuesday, he wrote: "The bottom line is that if passed ...

GOP Blamed for Failed Bailout Vote, Even Though 40% of Dems Opposed

Reporter Jackie Calmes: "...the House Republicans made the difference. Their mutiny captured just how much the Republican Party has changed from its 19th-century roots as the party of business and ...

On NYT's Front Page: "Cranky," Forgetful John McCain

Alessandra Stanley: "[McCain] repeated that he had not been elected Miss Congeniality of the Senate - some viewers might have wondered if he had forgotten that he had already used that metaphor."

How Dare McCain Talk About Winning In Iraq!

A lead editorial bizarrely chastises McCain for wanting America to win in Iraq.

Did McCain Call for Tougher Regulation of Fannie and Freddie? Yes, But...

Grudging acknowledgement that John McCain called for more regulation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: "Senator John McCain is correct: He warned two years ago that Congress should rein in Fannie Mae ...

Discovering the Sarah Palin Rape-Kit "Scandal'

A Times editor arrives two weeks later to a left-wing rumor: "When Sarah Palin was mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, the small town began billing sexual-assault victims for the cost of rape kits and ...

Times Goes After Obama's "Misleading Attacks" on McCain

Rectifying the paper's pro-Obama tilt, the Times takes Obama to task in a front-page story on his campaign's misleading ads.

Palin's "Foreign Policy Tutorials" - But Obama Didn't Need Any?

Kate Zernike: "Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska completed Day 2 of her foreign policy tutorials on Wednesday..."

McCain vs. the NYT, Round 2

Campaign spokesman Michael Goldfarb: "Today the New York Times launched its latest attack on this campaign in its capacity as an Obama advocacy organization....willful disregard of the truth."
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