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Hugh Hamilton

Entries by Hugh Hamilton

YouTube and the Election

(6) Comments | Posted October 23, 2008 | 10:46 PM

There are 318,000 videos tagged with the words Barack Obama on YouTube now, and 177,000 tagged with John McCain's name. The question is of course, how many of those are against and how many are for each candidate. Trust me, I'm not going to watch them all just so I...

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George Bush is Batman

(48) Comments | Posted July 28, 2008 | 2:00 PM

One of the more peculiar op-eds I have ever seen was published by the Wall Street Journal on Friday. The writer, Andrew Klavan, actually goes into print saying that George Bush is our Batman, our Dark Knight, the man who has done what had to be done, knowing that the...

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America's Two Faces

(1) Comments | Posted July 19, 2008 | 6:55 PM



The two images that will dominate the American media this weekend are for once not Obama and McCain, but rather the competing movies at the box office, the images of which dare I say it,...

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Haven't I Seen That Before?

(9) Comments | Posted May 21, 2008 | 8:46 PM

Just as its becoming harder to find a new movie that isn't a remake of an old movie, hasn't anyone noticed magazines are plundering their pasts more and more rather than actually creating something new. Esquire, no doubt because of the terrible shortage of Barack Obama images out there this...

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The Spitzer Photo We've Never Seen

(4) Comments | Posted March 17, 2008 | 1:32 AM

There's one photograph we've never seen -- a powerful woman standing at the microphone, confessing to the world her infidelity. She could be a senator or congresswoman, perhaps some other kind of highly placed civil servant. Through tears she talks of the damage she's done to those who love...

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Do Republicans Not Take Photographs?

(20) Comments | Posted March 7, 2008 | 8:01 PM

A lot of people seem to feel the mainstream media favor one candidate over the other. I'm not going to make that judgment call, but it occurred to me to find out what one of the more democratic new media might have to tell us. Flickr is a popular photo...

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Hillary Clinton May Have a Point About Media Bias

(115) Comments | Posted March 1, 2008 | 6:18 PM

Hillary Clinton may have a point about the media bias against her: compare these two pictures from the NY Times Pictures of the Day section.


(Photo: Todd Heisler/The New York Times)

This one comes Feb 28. Long shot, the Senator leading her...

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