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Bernie Sanders

If you were looking to substantiate the inescapable impression that the political press is vastly more sympathetic toward Democrats than Republicans, look no further than...
Marco Rubio

Do the publishers of the New York Times secretly want Marco Rubio to be elected president? The answer to that question is, of course not....

I am mystified as to why Republicans are always so polite to journalists who are, obviously, allied to the liberal side of American politics and...

In 2009, Jeffrey Goldberg recounted a conversation he had with a Kurdish leader who told him that his fellow Kurds had been cursed. Goldberg asked...

One of the problems with American journalists who feel themselves vested in a topic is that they become prone to cherry pick. Hence, the New...

My oh my. The New York Times published an interview with Thomas Erdbrink, its man in Tehran, about life in Iran. Here’s what he had...

Those of us who write about Middle East politics sometimes joke that the mainstream press is desperately in need of an introductory course on the...

There were several reasons that Republican primary debates have had such an impact in the last couple of election cycles for those seeking the GOP...

The Washington Post has an interesting story on how Democrats, now in the minority in both houses of Congress, have so far fulfilled their intent...

The proliferation of online news outlets has democratized newsgathering, but it’s also updated the famous adage that “there’s a sucker born every minute” for the...

When the Brian Williams scandal first broke, and as it became clear the NBC host’s alleged fabrications constituted a pattern, there was some instinctive sentiment...

The Obama administration’s recent losing streak has been a problem not only for the president but also for the bearers of bad news. As I...