December 2012 Archive

Triumph of the Tea Party Mindset

By Steve Kornacki: Two stories that might seem to contradict each other ran in the New York Times this week.

Enjoying geography class

Tom Friedman’s Geography Disability

By Jerome Slater: Tom Friedman has been getting better on the Middle East lately, though he still has a long way to go before he can ...

NYT Pushes Mayan End of the World Story on Fiscal Cliff

By Dean Baker: Perhaps we should be glad that the NYT gives their regular editors vacations over the holidays, but there still should have been someone ...