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Thursday, October 19, 2017
ideology

Entertainment’s Place In Post-Attack Rebuttal

As the Paris attacks and their aftermath have played out this weekend, once again we stare dazed at the cable news screen, facing questions we never imagined — questions we suspect have no answers.

November 17, 2015

Poll: Number Of Liberal Americans Hits All-Time High In 2013

The percentage of Americans who describe themselves as “liberal” has reached an all-time high, according a Gallup poll released Friday. The poll finds that 23 percent of Americans self-identify as liberal, the highest such number since Gallup began measuring ideology in the current format in 1992. That figure, while rising, still lags far behind the […]

January 10, 2014

Fox Hired Palin Because She Is ‘Hot’ And ‘Got Ratings’

Is Fox News really part of a right wing conspiracy to manipulate the news, or is it just a bunch of rich guys looking to become richer? An Associated Press interview with Roger Ailes suggests that the Fox News president places ratings above ideology, especially when it comes to a certain “foxy” Tea Party figure. […]

October 5, 2011

Wake Up And Smell The Politics

Can a coffee kingpin give American politics the jolt it needs to snap out of its Tea Party hangover? Don’t hold your breath. But Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has made a valiant attempt, by way of an appeal he sent out by blast email and published in full-page ads in both The New York Times […]

September 13, 2011