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L.A. Times: Obama Using Tactic Formerly Thought by Liberal Newspaper Editors to Be the Exclusive Province of the GOP: The Dreaded “Wedge Issue”

Everybody at the water cooler at the L.A. Times knows that so-called “wedge issues” are bad things — and that, as such, they have traditionally been used only by Republicans. Today, they are shocked to find Obama using similar tactics, in what hard-hitting editors apparently believe to be the first known instance of Democrats using [...]
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Liberals Behaving Badly: Political Scandals the Networks Are Hiding From You

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (14 hours ago)

The indictment case against Republican Governor Rick Perry, that even liberals have described as “weak,” is just the latest GOP controversy that the networks have jumped on to taint Republicans in this midterm election year. In the ... Read Post

Washington Post Boosts Liberal 'Wedge Issue' Spin on Birth Control Mandate

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

On Monday, the Washington Post's Greg Sargent forwarded a liberal talking point, that the Obama administration's controversial mandate for coverage of abortifacients and contraception without a co-pay would be used as a "wedge issue... Read Post

Ex-Time Magazine Editor: 'Fighting for a Fair Deal Goes to the Core' of Obama

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (8 hours ago)

Ex-Time magazine editor Walter Isaacson declared in the August 25 issue that Barack Obama "can still secure his legacy" by aggressively lobbying for liberal causes. Isaacson enthused, "Obamacare may be undermined if the Supreme Cour... Read Post

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