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Entries by Ari Melber from 05/2008

The Responsible Plan vs. Phony Moderates

| Posted 05.01.2008 | Politics

There is an opening for Democrats to confront the phony moderates -- from Dave Reichert to McCain -- who back a failed strategy in Iraq.

Key Voting Blocs Boost Obama in Indiana

| Posted 05.06.2008 | Politics

Barack Obama is back. Tuesday's results did not provide the "game changer" Hillary desperately needed. Instead, Obama built on his leads in delegates and the popular vote. And that's not all.

Web Journalist Says Web is Destroying Journalism

| Posted 05.16.2008 | Media

In a speech at a Harvard conference on the future of the web, Josh Marshall said traditional reporters are "terrorized" by economic and competitive challenges, living with a mix of "denial and fatalism" about the future of their craft -- and their livelihoods.

Fox Focus Groups in Your Face

| Posted 05.19.2008 | Media

The absurd presentation by the Fox News focus group was demeaning for Bill Bradley, and it captures all the vapidity of tactical spectator politics.

Is McCain's Appeal Doomed?

| Posted 05.27.2008 | Politics

Dropping the national GOP brand -- current and would-be presidents included -- is in the individual self-interest of many Republican candidates.