| Times Blares Bad Poll News for McCain, Says Ayers-Obama Tie Just an “Allegation”
The Obama-Ayers association is merely an “allegation” being made by McCain: “How much have you heard or read about the allegation by the McCain campaign that Barack Obama was associated with Bill Ayers, a former member of the radical domestic group called the Weathermen…?”
Ready to Blame Racism If Obama Loses
Adam Nossiter: “The McCain campaign’s depiction of Barack Obama as a mysterious ‘other’ with an impenetrable background may not be resonating in the national polls, but it has found a receptive audience with many white Southern voters….Other voters swept past such ambiguities into old-fashioned racist gibes.”
Snickering at Palin’s Simplistic Patriotism
Patrick Healy thinks Sarah Palin’s “partisan zeal” and “with-us-or-against-us message” could “repel some independent voters,” and her speeches have “holes in logic.” Does the gaffe machine Joe Biden ever get this treatment from the Times?
Paul Krugman, Respected Economist Turned Left-Wing Hack, Wins Nobel Prize
In honor of his Nobel, here are some of Bush-bashing columnist Paul Krugman’s greatest misses, including: “I predict that in the years ahead Enron, not Sept. 11, will come to be seen as the greater turning point in U.S. society.”