July 12, 2009
Sign of the apocalypse

Paul Krugman and I agree: President Obama makes little sense. Some explanation: President Obama took to the Washington Post editorial page today to defend his economic plans. (Obama's article is aptly rebutted by Keith Hennessey here. I encourage you to read it.) However, the point I want to highlight is this one by President Obama: […]

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July 12, 2009
Media malpractice

If all you read about a report dumped Friday afternoon on the Bush administration-era warrantless wiretapping program was the New York Times account of it, you'd get a less-than-completely-honest account of the program's history and effectiveness. I encourage you to read the Times article and then check out this brief post by former federal prosecutor […]

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What kind of #consistency can we expect from the fact-checking professionals at PolitiFact?

The inconsistent kind (how it started, how it's going):

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New column: Newsom's electric cars nirvana collides with reality- CalMatters https://calmatters.org/commentary/2022/05/electric-cars-california-newsom/

This is clever framing to preserve the narrative without actually touching what’s at stake.

Here’s what the poll actually says:

📊 37% say abortion should be “always legal” (preserving Roe)
📊 60% say there should be limits on abortion (which would overturn Roe) https://twitter.com/meetthepress/status/1525821101749714944

Meet the Press@MeetThePress

BUT abortion is now center stage:

60% say abortion should be legal all or most of the time — the highest ever in our polls — versus 37% who say it should illegal all or most of the time.

And abortion has now become the TOP issue for single-issue voters.

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