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Friday Morning Quarterbacks Calling for New Obama Team

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 01/9/2012 @ 1:59:02 PM
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Since the election hasn’t happened yet we can’t call the pundits Monday Morning quarterbacks, but more are weighing in prior to The Big Game! to give Obama unsolicited advice.  Bill … [Keep reading >>]

Giving Obama a Break

Filed under: Pundits | Women — by Will Kirkland 12/17/2011 @ 3:25:04 PM
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Gail Collins is on my daily read list.  Sometimes she’s a bit too cute, a bit too Maureen Dowdish, but more often she approaches the diva of top columnists, Molly … [Keep reading >>]

Delusional Gingrich Says Palestinians an “Invented” People

Filed under: Middle East | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 12/10/2011 @ 8:57:53 AM
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Newt Delusional Gingrich said in an interview on The Jewish Channel, that Palestinians were an “invented: people, that they were simply Arabs of the old Ottoman Empire and should have … [Keep reading >>]

Brooksie At It Again

Filed under: Pundits — by Will Kirkland 12/2/2011 @ 11:07:32 AM

Every minute reading David Brooks is a minute spent in the thickets of ignored data, implausible assumptions and reasonable contrivances to make the world seem very different than what it … [Keep reading >>]

All the Nastiness Started with Bork?

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 10/25/2011 @ 10:22:17 AM
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Joe Nocera, long time business columnist at the NY Times,and former Fortune Magazine editor, has recently moved to the opinion page of the Times. I had always read his business … [Keep reading >>]

Conservatives Call on the Rich to Pay Up

Filed under: Economy | Media | Pundits | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 08/23/2011 @ 8:49:23 AM
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A few grains of sanity in the vast vat of GOP madness:


…in an interview with Fox 4 News, multimillionaire Henry Bloch — co-founder and chairman emeritus of the tax preparation … [Keep reading >>]

Sick Politics

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 08/20/2011 @ 3:03:30 PM
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Kurt Andersen, the popular NYC NPR host of Studio 360, has a column long overdue in a mainstream newspaper, especially the NY Times: Our Politics Are Sick

…the most troubling thing … [Keep reading >>]

Maddow on Non Journalistic Media and Weiner

Filed under: Media | Pundits | Sex — by Will Kirkland 06/17/2011 @ 12:19:52 PM
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Should You Listen to Pundits Predict, or Flip a Coin?

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 05/3/2011 @ 1:12:12 PM
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Jason Linkins finds a sweet little study done at Hamilton College on the accuracy of the forecasts made by 26 well-known media columnists/opinionators.  The students wanted to know:

Which pundits are … [Keep reading >>]

Missing KO? Here You Go…

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 04/20/2011 @ 4:04:19 PM

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Bob Herbert No Longer at Times

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 03/30/2011 @ 8:05:02 AM
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Somehow I missed this modest last paragraph on Bob Herbert’s March 24 column at the NY Times:
This is my last column for The New York Times after an exhilarating, nearly … [Keep reading >>]

David Broder: Gone

Filed under: Media | Pundits — by Joyce Cole 03/13/2011 @ 1:07:00 PM
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David Broder, the “Dean” of  the Washington Press Corps, died last week at the age of 81, complications from diabetes.  Everyone from Newt Gingrich to President Obama praised him, as … [Keep reading >>]

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Perhaps an honest world will never exist. But what's to keep us from dreaming? If each one of us tries to change, maybe we'll succeed.

Rita Atria -- The Sicilian Rebel

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