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Term Limits Deferred

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

An effort to restore the two-term limit for elected city officials this year has been launched with a news conference on the steps of City Hall.

A Question for the GOP & Tea Partiers: Should We Abolish (or Severely Weaken) the FDA?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If congressional Republicans opposed the PPCA (i.e., health care reform) because it is an imposition on liberty and the free market, what must they think about the powers of the FDA, which regulates 30% of the economy?

Jason Linkins

Betsy McCaughey For Senate Or Governor? Candidacy Floated In Poll Calls

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good news for people who like trial balloons for bad candidates! The New York Daily News' Elizabeth Benjamin heard from one Manhattanite who received ...

New article on health care misinformation

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

I have a new article on health care misinformation in The Forum that may be of interest to Pollster.com readers (link requires free registration; unga...

Why Some Elites Never Have to Say They're Sorry

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Weiler

It's sign of a corrupt political/intellectual culture that being wrong in highly consequential ways appears to have no bearing on your implicit moral standing to propound in weighty terms on the crucial issues of the day.

Jason Linkins

Betsy McCaughey, Dylan Ratigan Spar Over Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Betsy McCaughey is a famous liar whom the media keep inviting on their programs to continue to lie about health care, instead of banishing her to some...

How About Some New Year's Resolutions for the Right-Wing Media Machine?

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Yes, many Americans have made their New Year's resolutions. Perhaps the conservative media establishment should do the same.

Jason Linkins

Betsy McCaughey Media Obsession: What's The Point?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Columbia Journalism Review's Greg Marx will have to be a little bit more specific on what "concerns" of mine he feels I am "overstating," but beyond t...

Dickipedia: Betsy McCaughey

Dickipedia/HuffPost Comedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Betsy McCaughey is the former Lieutenant Governor of New York, a former member of the Cantel Medical Corporation, a former teller of the truth, and a ...

Obama, the Fallen Messiah

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Blumenthal

Those former Obama fanatics experiencing a crisis in faith should look in the mirror. What they have refused to acknowledge is that Obama would not have fallen so hard had they not lifted him so high.

Weiner Battles McCaughey In Explosive Health Care Debate

Daily Beast | Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you like partisan combat, the New York University/Langone Medical Center in Manhattan was the place to be Monday night. Betsy McCaughey, former lie...

Jason Linkins

Andrew Sullivan's McCaughey Mea Culpa Hints At Internal Struggle At The New Republic

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Speaking of Betsy McCaughey, her return to the spotlight has prompted a second round of mea culpas from The Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan, who was the ed...

Obama's Top Health Care Opponent: No PhD In Medicine, No Scholarly Articles On Health Care

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg has profiled Betsy McCaughey, trying to square the one-time Republican official's work on infection deaths and in ac...

Kumbaya, Not Kevorkian, Will Kill Grandma

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

I don't know which is more dispiriting: the New York Times' failure to call Betsy McCaughey a liar, or Barack Obama's failure to call Chuck Grassley a liar.

Betsy McCaughey Death Panel

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger

Horrors of the future! Betsy McCaughey goes before her own Death Panel!

Jason Linkins

Betsy McCaughey's Ideas Called "Hyperbolic... Dangerous" By Jon Stewart (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Betsy McCaughey is a famous liar who famously lied about the Clinton health care bill back in the 1990s, who has returned to lie just as famously in t...

The Gorilla Dust of Health Care

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

What's interesting about the health care hullabaloo is that there appears to be an emerging backlash from some of the more reasoned thinkers of the conservative movement.

An Open Memo to Progressives: Do Limbaugh, Dobbs, and Beck Represent Your Country?

Eric E. Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric E. Burns

No matter what progressive issue you pick, conservatives are working to turn it into nothing less than sedition, carried out by an illegal president. The conservative media is their megaphone.

The Good News Beneath The Health Care Spin

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Here's the truth. I was headed for a vacation this week, to give my back some more corrective rest after the great train mishap last week. But, as th...

On Health Reform, George F. Will Just Threw a Spitball

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Will's column is a mashup of disparate declamations. As is often his style, he offers quotes that are very enjoyable, but only loosely related to the topic at hand.

Jason Linkins

Keith Olbermann Traces "Anatomy Of A Smear" -- Bizarre Stimulus Attack (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hopefully the next editor who holds a piece from Betsy McCaughey on health care will see it as the equivalent of Plaxico Burress penning an op-ed on clubwear, and file it in the closest cat litter box.