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Pundits say opposing Keystone is foolish because they're going to get that oil out of the ground no matter what. But is that true?
"About 800 airstrikes so far against ISIS. Why isn't this working?" What makes a seemingly innocuous question like that noteworthy is the assumption that airstrikes are supposed to "work" in the first place.
Did New York Times editors leave out of a headline the fact that it was a child who had been shot because they didn't want readers to get too upset about Israel doing the shooting?
Does the fact that "CEOs are feeling pretty good about things" mean that the majority of US households--which rely on paychecks--should feel good too?
Today I was pleased to visit Democracy Now! to talk about FAIR's new study documenting the lack of debate over the wars in Iraq and Syria. Watch the interview here:
Bob Schieffer is right that "a lot of people" think the Democrats should move to the "center"--especially journalists and pundits, who have been saying this for at least 30 years. There's no reason to think it's especially good advice, but that doesn't seem to matter.
NPR's Scott Simon didn't ask Bill Cosby about the sexual assault allegations made against him by numerous women. There was no "rape question."
The Keystone XL pipeline is back in the news. But some of the coverage is as bad as ever--if not worse.