A stealth strategy coordinated with the Obama administration?
I’m so old, I remember when hostile “unauthorized biographers” at least pretended they’d made every effort to contact the subject of their “investigations.”
“No, Mr. X didn’t return my numerous calls or answer my letters. What can I say? Maybe he has something to hide, who knows…?”
In fact, Gay Talese created a whole new literary sub-genre [...]
The media needs to be reminded that freedom comes with responsibility. Having a free press does not mean they should be reckless with what they print, because there are things more valuable than breaking a good story. The reason I am saying this is because of Anwar al-Awlaki’s recent statement that The Washington Post is [...]
Let’s pretend you’re a member of the mainstream media. Let’s also pretend you’re actually objective and willing to do your job to the best of your abilities. Finally, let’s pretend that the White House has declared on a woman who was governor of Alaska, but who’s currently nothing more than a TV commentator and FaceBook [...]
the suffering federal job applicant
The Washington Post doesn’t realize it, but the hype over Obama’s efforts to streamline federal job hiring exemplifies two things. First, the type of bloated propaganda that accompanies every single step Obama takes, and second, how Obama’s focus on job growth always involves expanding the size of government.
In not one, but two articles, the WaPo, provides a freebie ”We’re Hiring!” [...]
Yesterday, Suzanne Venker had a post concerning co-sleeping that may have been well-intentioned, but spends a good deal of its time attacking the wrong target. We don’t disagree that our culture at large is too concerned with being PC, and often too sensitive to children’s self-esteem (see George Will’s excellent article in yesterday’s Washington Post). [...]
A few weeks ago I wrote a post here at NRB on a news item that got very little attention from American readers. It’s well-worth revisiting now. The Obama Administration announced through an anonymous source on or about January 31 that no one in the Bush Administration who was involved with green-lighting the water-boarding of [...]