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Michael Goldfarb

What's Really Behind All Those Village Voice Layoffs

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.19.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When I heard about Friday's layoffs at the legendary, historic, iconic alt weekly The Village Voice, I Googled "Village Voice + layoffs." It took hour...

Michael Goldfarb: Using the American Right to Advance Likud

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Sunday's New York Times features an important piece that will serve to alert progressives and Democrats to the latest brand of right-wing provocateur: young zealots who are not "movement" conservatives but who move from pro-Israel activism to the right at large.

Michael Calderone

Message To Young Conservatives: Pursue Journalism | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.13.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- While Republican candidates score points slamming the media from the stump, prominent conservatives, gathered in Washington D.C. for the...

Jewish Liberation From The Ghetto: Excerpt From "Emancipation"

GlobalPost | Michael Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Michael Goldfarb GlobalPost An excerpt from Michael Goldfarb's new book, "Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolutio...

Elie Wiesel Appears With End Times Pastor John Hagee, Hagee Trashes Obama

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Blumenthal

During an unofficial panel of bloggers and activists at J Street's conference, I criticized Wiesel and Oren for associating with Hagee. Why is Wiesel palling around with Hagee? Why did I "mock" Wiesel?

Brian Rogers "Dead To Me" Says Fellow McCain Staffer

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, Ben Smith reported that McCain research director-cum-press secretary Brian Rogers will begin working as the research director for Al Go...

Jason Linkins

McCain Blogger Goldfarb: 'I Thought From The Beginning That We Would Lose' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Columbia Journalism Review has an interview with McCain campaign blogger Michael Goldfarb, and it's clear that Goldfarb has emerged from the experienc...

McCain Blogger: We Almost Kicked NYT Off Our Plane

CJR | Kate Klonick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Goldfarb was the McCain campaign's deputy communications director-cum-media bodyguard, tasked by McCain's high command with bullying the press...

In Iraq: Forget Michael Goldfarb, Remember Inigo Montoya

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Quigg

As Andrew Sullivan noted in the earliest hours of the Obama presidency, It only took Michael Goldfarb twenty-two minutes to start blaming Obama for Iraq.

Hillary Clinton, Neocon Savior?

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

The neocons, deprived of a John McCain presidency, have latched onto a new potential female savior. No, it isn't Sarah Palin. It's Hillary Clinton.

Michael Goldfarb: We All Know Which Anti-Semite I'm Talking About

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jeez. Can somebody please tell these dorks to do their frickin' homework before they go on television? If one is the McCain Campaign National Spokesman, one should at least do that.

Jason Linkins

Rick Sanchez V. Michael Goldfarb: McCain Spokesman Wusses Out On CNN | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh, dear. Michael Goldfarb, who's clearly better off blogging about ABBA and criticizing people for playing Dungeons and Dragons, just pooped his pan...

Sam Stein

McCain Camp Whacks And Misses In Latest NYT Attack | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign on Wednesday ramped up its displays of venomous disdain for the New York Times, responding to a critical story this morning by acc...

Cloak of Stupidity +5, or the Art of the False Political Assumption

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Mackey

Yes, Mr. Goldfarb, I play Dungeons and Dragons. And I have, in my home, a box filled with medals and decorations that prove my service to this nation. Where were you, sir, when your country called?

Jason Linkins

McCain Flip-Flops Again, Now Supports Bush-Style Warrantless Wiretapping | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in December 2007, before the primary season began, when it didn't yet look as if he was going to be the Republican nominee, John McCain believed ...

Michael Goldfarb, McCain's Newest Official, Says President Has "Near Dictatorial Powers"

Salon | Glenn Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Kristol today proudly announces that one of his Weekly Standard staff members, Michael Goldfarb, was just named the Deputy Communications Directo...