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Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Sequester Journalism Is In Serious Need Of Adult Supervision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

I don't know if last week's David Brooks column was the first time he'd ever contended that President Barack Obama lacked a plan to replace the loomin...

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Politico Is Pretty Sure That GOP Intransigence On Sequester Fight Is Obama's Fault, For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Today more or less seems to be "Write Dumb Stuff About The Sequester Day," mostly thanks to David Brooks' weird "dubstep" column. But he is hardly alo...

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Journalists Unable To Find Obama's Sequestration Plan On The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Back in November 2011, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman made it pretty clear that he needed some help finding widely available information abo...

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WaPo Editors Show Preference In Sequester Fight, Then Bend Over Backwards To Deny It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

The editors of the Washington Post have done their latest weighing in on the battle over the sequester, and, as Jonathan Chait writes on Wednesday, th...

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Hillary Clinton Goes On '60 Minutes' And Unleashes A 2016 Frenzy: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama sat down for a joint interview on "60 Minutes" with outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the weekend. This provided...

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Let's Stop Pretending Obama Is To Blame For The 'Tone In Washington'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

Last Monday, President Barack Obama delivered his second inaugural address to a crowd of mostly contented huddled masses, and within hours of its deli...

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'Bobby Jindal Is Going To Totally Denounce Washington In A Speech' Is Today's Breathless Political Nonsense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Boy howdy, Washington had better barricade itself into The Palm for the next few days because a storm is a-brewin'. A storm of righteous truth, handed...

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Can The Media Even Keep Track Of What 'The Next Solyndra' Is Anymore?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.29.2012 | Media

This week, Abound Solar, Inc., a United States manufacturer of solar panels, announced plans to suspend their manufacturing operations, lay off worker...

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Late Returns: Kentucky Primary Features A 'Proxy Showdown' Between Kentucky Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

The presidential escapade continues to draw most of the media's attention these days, but there are actually some interesting downticket primaries to ...

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Stuff Happened In August, According To Math

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

Most reporters within the Beltway Bubble regard August as a thirty-one day period of "dog days" downtime, in which not a lot of Stuff Happens. "Slow n...

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Everyone And No One Won And/Or Lost The Debt Ceiling Fight, Says The Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.02.2011 | Media

One of the best features of the "debt ceiling deal" is that no one seems to be able to agree who won or who lost. Maybe everyone won! Maybe everyone l...

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Late Returns: WTF-abee? Huck's Heart Won't Say No To The Veep Slot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

Seems like only a few weeks ago Huckabee was telling his fans he had decided not to run for president. Now he's telling the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that he is still leaving the door open to being vice president.

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How Will The Beltway Media Cope With A Government Shutdown?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.08.2011 | Media

If there is indeed a government shutdown, your heroic Beltway media will have to transition from the state of uncertainty about a pending shutdown to the state of uncertainty about an actual and ongoing shutdown.