Chris Thompson

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  • 8 years ago | Media

    That New York Post Obama endorsement sure was a jaw-dropper this morning, when you consider the months Post owner Rupert Murdoch and Hillary Clinton spent a-courtin’ each other. The good senator attended the ten-year anniversary party for Fo...

  • 8 years ago

    Although it's been giving up ground to CNN this election season, the Fox News Network is still a target of derision by liberals who never fail to be exasperated by its "fair and balanced" motto. But for Fox haters, there's a delicious (if uncorrob...

  • 8 years ago

    Last week, the suits were working hard on their booze intake at Ulysses' pub, a tony bar and oyster joint just south of Wall Street. And no wonder: Following a global panic, the Dow Jones plunged more than 400 points before settling into a 128-poi...

  • 8 years ago | Fact Check

    Look, we’re not exactly in the business of pointing out other writers’ stupid mistakes. Glass houses and all that, you dig? But when a guardian of high culture pens an essay bemoaning the erosion of standards in the art world, and caps...

  • 8 years ago

    Damn you, Osama bin Laden! Here's another rotten thing you've done to us: After 9/11, untold thousands of New Yorkers bought machines that detect traces of biological, chemical, and radiological weapons. But a lot of these machines didn't work rig...

  • 8 years ago | Media

    How many ways can Bill Kristol make Arthur Sulzberger want to crawl in a hole and die quietly? We’re up to at least three as of today. When word broke that the New York Times had hired the neoconservative pundit and editor of the Weekly Stan...

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