Posts Tagged: New Republic
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Silly Media Billionaire

"Inside the billionaire's quixotic, costly, and strangely milquetoast foray into opinion journalism" is an article at Chris Hughes' New Republic. At.

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Possible Supreme Court Hispanic Lady Mouthy, Dumb

Hopefully Barack Obama will move quickly to appoint a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter, if only to put a halt to all the whining and carping and speculating and handicapping that's going on regarding the next nominee. Case in point: this absolutely bizarre attack on Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who sits on the Second Circuit and is considered the favorite for the position because she's a Hispanic woman and Barack Obama has a secret edict to never give another white man a job again unless he works in the financial sector, in which case he's welcome to all the money he can grab. Anyway, TNR's Jeffrey [...]

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Betsy McCaughey: "The Blue-State Sarah Palin"

I guess this counts as the apology for what New Republic editor Frank Foer calls the magazine's "original sin": Fifteen years after publishing her stunningly dishonest article on Bill Clinton's health care reform bill, TNR takes on Betsey McCaughey. Here's a sample.

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Gay marriage lies

TNR's got a good summary by Jonathan Chait of how the arguments against same-sex marriage are all pretty much ridiculous bullshit.