Campaign2008

Finally! Larry Rohter Criticizes Obama for "Misleading" Immigration Ad

But Rohter doesn't point out the ad's deceptive quotes of Rush Limbaugh used to make the talk show host appear anti-Mexican.

Pro-Obama Snobbery? Support Strong Where People Are "Better Educated And More Diverse"

Ian Urbina: "Support for Mr. Obama is much stronger in the northeastern section of the state, especially in places like Fairfax County, near Washington, whose population is younger, wealthier, ...

Biden Stances on Busing, Drug Offenses Repackaged as Racial Controversies

Hitting Joe Biden from the left on two dubious "race" issues.

"Oratorical" Obama Ad Takes High Road, But McCain "Got Himself Into Trouble"

In an analysis of two new campaign ads about the meltdown on Wall Street, the Times portrayed Obama as a skillful and honest orator, while McCain "got into trouble" with a statement Obama and the ...

Bumiller Joins Obama to Paint McCain as Bumbler: Colleague Cries "Cheap Shot"

A Times reporter has her (and the Obama campaign's) assumption challenged on the idea that McCain is blind to America's economic woes: "When you listen to that sound-bite in its totality, isn't it ...

Front-Page Story Takes McCain's "Strong" Economy Remark Out of Context

Michael Cooper: "Mr. McCain has had to labor to get past the impression - fostered by his own admissions as recently as last year that the subject is not his strongest suit - that he lacks the ...

Editor Bill Keller's Judgment Clouded by Liberal Politics

Executive Editor Bill Keller's political paranoia clouded his editorial judgment, leading him to omit Barack Obama's middle-name "Hussein" from a front-page profile out of "caution."

When Is "Ideology" Not Ideology? When It's Liberal Ideology

New Times reporter Jackie Calmes: "Yet Mr. McCain has at times in the presidential campaign exhibited a less ideological streak. As he did on Monday, he from time to time speaks in populist tones ...

Apocalypse McCain? Victory Would Bring "All Four Horsemen"

Wisdom from Sunday Book Review cover story writer Robert Stone: "If McCain wins, history is here big time, scythe, sackcloth and all four horsemen."

Charles Gibson Redeemed Himself from Being Too Tough on Dems By Being Tough on Palin?

"In April, Mr. Gibson and Mr. Stephanopoulos were roundly panned for bypassing the most pressing issues of the day (at least early on in their Democratic debate) in favor of queries about the ...
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