Chuck Schumer, media adviserOn Tuesday morning, a telling little bit of the relationship between high-ranking politicians and the press was exposed when New York Senator Chuck Schumer was caught chatting prematurely on a conference call about the budget process with his fellow lawmakers. Schu ... More >>
Those suffering the slings and arrows of Tuesday's election results should avoid the big map in the Times today showing a shower of nasty little red-colored and rightward-surging darts flowing across America. Each little arrow shows a Congressional district where the Party of No gained ground ... More >>
Can I start with the final straw and work my way backwards?
While I was away on vacation last week, Al Sharpton, one of the worst tax scofflaws in New York, endorsed Eric Schneiderman for the state's top law enforcement office. No big deal. Any one of the four other Democrats running for att ... More >>
Much of the journalism and political establishments have been waiting for New York Times public editor Clark Hoyt to rule on his paper's actions in the coverage of Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, who certainly spoke a hell of a lot about Vietnam considering he never went. Whether or not ... More >>
Much has been made already about the New York Times front page scoop alleging that United States Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal has repeatedly mischaracterized his service in Vietnam. It came out that the story was fed to the press by Blumenthal's opponent in Connecticut, Linda McMahon, ... More >>
Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut attorney general running for senate, has been channeling our own David Paterson, blasting the Times rather than owning up to his own blunders.
The only "Vietnam vet" to confuse Da Nang with the Harvard Swim Club, Blumenthal either actively or p ... More >>
Well, that didn't take long. The New York Times just ran a follow-up to their original reporting of Connecticut Attorney General and Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal misstating his Vietnam service record. It's another account of him doing so, this one culled from a three year-old article wri ... More >>
Linda McMahon, friend of the New York Times.Long story short, in case you haven't already heard: a race for a Connecticut Senate race just got incredibly dirty when the New York Times broke a story Sunday night exposing Connecticut's sitting Attorney General and now Senate would-be Richard Bl ... More >>