Archive for the 'Hillary Clinton' Category

Fallows on the Media on Hillary’s Lies vs. Palin’s

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

James Fallows is interested by the contrast between the mainstream media’s treatment of the Hillary Clinton “hail of Bosnian bullets” lie, and Palin’s “no thanks on those Bridge to Nowhere funds” lie: A controlled experiment.

Good stuff.

Olbermann on Hillary’s Assassination Comment

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

I’ve mentioned before that I sometimes find Keith Olbermann’s schtick a little off-putting, even while recognizing that I mostly agree with the points he makes. And I’m not sure that the same thing isn’t going on here. But I think this is worth listening to:

For those who prefer their information staid and textual, as opposed to jittery and noisy, here’s a version of Friday’s events from the perspective of Katherine Q. Seelye, a writer for the New York Times’ politics blog: Clinton’s Very Bad Day.