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Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Press Corps? Yes, New York Times, I Am Looking at You Department

I know that the New York Times does not care about whether its op-ed stable knows anything about what they are writing about, but even given that, this is ridiculous: >Ross Douthat: The Facebook Illusion: The Web 2.0 illusion survived long enough to cost credulous investors a small fortune last week, in Facebook’s disaster of an initial public offering. >I will confess to taking a certain amount of dyspeptic pleasure from Facebook’s hard landing, which had Bloomberg Businessweek declaring the I.
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It’s ridiculous to declare Obama’s presidency ‘finished’

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (last year)

There's an interesting dialogue going on between the New Republic's Alec MacGillis and the New York Times's Ross Douthat on whether any presidency -- much less Barack Obama's in the first year of his second term -- can ever be … Con... Read Post

Ross Douthat to the Tea Party: "Please, Sir, May I Have Another?": Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Press Corps Weblogging?

Business & Finance / Economics : Grasping Reality with Both Hands (last year)

Why oh why can't we have a better press corps? In the New York Times, Ross Douthat: A Teachable Moment: >One of the themes running through my various government shutdown posts has been the importance of seeing the current wave of ri... Read Post

Ross Douthat: Here's How To Understand Obama's Hand In Glove Relationship With Big Business

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (5 years ago)

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat writes today about my brother Tim's book, Obamanomics. It is, he writes, the perfect refutation of Keith Olbermann's recent claim that "corporations, by definition, lean to the right." Douthat g... Read Post


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