Every four years, as the snow flies, politicians who would be President come storming into caucuses, with reporters in their wake. And it can be hard work. Covering nominating conventions entailed four long concentrated days.
Unless similarly solid historical evidence emerges in the form of records or on the record eyewitness accounts, it will be very difficult, if not impossible, for anybody to credibly challenge the veracity of Dr. Carson's biography.
The pundits went coo-coo for Clinton after the first Democratic debate. But the public, according to lots of data, "felt the Bern," to borrow a catch phrase from Sanders supporters.
A lesson on how to read The New York Times.
Today was a big case of fail from our media. The bogus story? A claim that 64% of Republicans believe President Obama was
"This all goes back to journalists' unwillingness to see themselves as strategic actors in a political game," Nyhan told
The bottom line is this: the articles proclaiming "Gavin Newsom Draws Boos by Attacking Democrats" are flat out wrong and misleading.
If you watch local TV news in different cities around the country, and I'm not suggesting you do so, you see that a small number of stations have political beat reporters, but most do not.
The Sweet n' Blow, as the name suggests, is a no-calorie substitute for real journalism, a gossip column masquerading as
What we are witnessing in this election cycle is the slow death of traditional statewide campaign journalism. I noticed the
The "60 vote" threshold is an artificial obstructionist creation of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and the Senate Republicans.
We Democrats are allowing the daytime soap operas to play out across our screens. We are allowing political reporters to wallow in muck, rather then the miraculous opportunities before us.