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    New York Times Wants You to Believe Obama "Misspoke" the 36 Times He Said Americans Could Keep Insurance

    The New York Times is catching flak for a blatant example of liberal media bias: pretending that President Obama simply “misspoke” when he told Americans at least 36 times they could keep their current health insurance. Sunday’s editorial drew fire from readers, according to Times ombudsman Margaret Sullivan. But it … More

    White House Flunks Reality Check

    History is not a strong point of this Administration. Last month it was President Obama declaring another “sputnik moment” for America–only to rattle off a list of big government ideas completely at odds with how Eisenhower responded to Sputnik. Yesterday, it was White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs delivering another … More

    Robert Gibbs Wrongly Equates Twitter With Transparency

    President Barack Obama and his team have been resting on the strength of their social media efforts in the 2008 election for some time now. While they have been doing so, the world of digital media has passed them by, creating venues for political mobilization, policy debate and checks and … More

    White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs & Twitter: An Abuse of Power?

    In today’s media environment, it makes sense that President Obama and his team of White House advisors are using Twitter to spread their message. The medium has a great deal of upside, especially to an administration that often accuses the press of treating them unfairly. However, Twitter also has a … More

    Iranian Protesters Are Dying for Freedom – Where is Barack Obama?

    I wrote back in June about the shameful silence of the Obama administration during the mass street protests that greeted Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s fraudulent re-election victory as President of Iran. As White House spokesman Robert Gibbs ludicrously put it, the administration was “impressed by the vigorous debate and enthusiasm this election … More

    White House Balks at ClimateGate, Says Climate Change is Happening

    When asked about ClimateGate, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs dismissed its importance, emphasizing that “climate change is happening.” Of course climate change is happening. Soon we’ll be calling press conferences to declare, “The earth is moving” or “It’s going to get dark tonight.” The reality is the climate has … More

    The People v. Gibbs

    In 1953, the German playwright Bertolt Brecht wrote of the Soviet suppression of a spring uprising in Berlin, Would it not be easier, In that case for the government, To dissolve the people And elect another? Why quote a communist bootlicker and Stalin hagiographer best known for socialist realism, whatever … More