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Entries by Jonathan Weiler from 09/2012

Smears of a Clown: The Romney Campaign Keeps Blowing the Dog-Whistle

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Disliking President Obama, intensely or otherwise, doesn't make you a racist. But the Romney campaign should be afforded no such benefit of the doubt.

Everything That's Wrong With the 'Liberal Media,' in One Terrible Article

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Media

A recent New York Times article, Ethan Bronner, has been subject to harsh criticism for practicing the worst kind of stenographic, he-said, she-said journalism. The facts are clear: studies have repeatedly shown that in-person voting fraud is virtually non-existent.

The Audacity of Mitt Romney

| Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's caught-on-tape remarks reflect all of the worst pathologies of hypocrisy and psychological projection that have so come to define the contemporary GOP.

Cheat, Pray, Lie

| Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

There was a time when Mitt Romney had something approaching a semblance of an affirmative case for his election. But the extremism of the contemporary GOP has forced him to repudiate all of it.

The Republican War on Reality, Revisited

| Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

With growing horror, the right-wing is watching the detested president take what appears to be a solid lead in virtually all major polls (including those of FOX). Its increasingly agitated response to that development? Insist that the polls are hopelessly biased.