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Obama’s Speechwriter Moves to the White House

By Jeff Zeleny Barack Obama’s Chief Speech Writer at work on his victory speech for the New Hampshire primary election in a hotel lobby. (Jacob Silberberg for The New York Times) CHICAGO – President-elect Barack Obama’s wordsmith is moving to the West Wing. In his latest round of White House staff announcements, Mr. Obama said […]

27Nov2008 | | Comments Off on Obama’s Speechwriter Moves to the White House | Continued
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John Stewart on Palin Supporters and Sexism

John Stewart has come through again – highlighting the hypocrisy of the shameless republicans. We can see clearly the conflict the choice of Sarah Palin has created with the Republican biased media.  Highlighted in this segment are Karl Rove, Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, and Dick Morris.

5Sep2008 | | Comments Off on John Stewart on Palin Supporters and Sexism | Continued
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Media Pendulum Swings Right

The phenomenon of the American Media is in full swing. The mass of opportunity is driven by the gravitational pull of pollsters. With the inertia growing, it seems improbable that we will see any shift to professional journalism in the near future. The throttle is open for the pendulum to swing far right. The value […]

26Apr2008 | | Comments Off on Media Pendulum Swings Right | Continued
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Fox News – Bush’s Last Lap

Fox News has become the embarrassment of professional journalism. Ranking beneath bloggers in factual reporting and fair commentary, the only success of Fox has been to lower the bar of media expectations. Fortunately for all Americans, we can depend on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Intelligent reporting that is clearly unbiased may seem boring […]

12Apr2008 | | Comments Off on Fox News – Bush’s Last Lap | Continued
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Diplomatic Gutter Balls

There were two major news developments in the past few days. The President of the United States was in Europe on a diplomatic mission and a Senator from Illinois was bowling in Pennsylvania. Can you guess which received the most media attention? BUCHAREST, Romania — President Bush suffered a painful diplomatic setback Wednesday when NATO […]

3Apr2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Jon Stewart on color in the race, and Karl Rove

Son, Jon Stewart has really got it going. The election process is better for him than it is for us. Stewart has the ability to merge the written word, the spoken word, and video images. He is particularly adept at pointing out the obvious. The Television Networks, including cable, have gone to extremes to showcase […]

8Feb2008 | | Comments Off on Jon Stewart on color in the race, and Karl Rove | Continued
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Jon Stewart gives pointers to Ron Paul

Son, Ron Paul did the now required appearance on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show. Jon Stewart was not only gracious but offered some sage advice on managing the other candidates during the debates. They had a civil conversation. Mr. Paul presented well – to my surprise. Mr. Paul noted that the other candidates are not very […]

30Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Jon Stewart gives pointers to Ron Paul | Continued
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Looking back – Jon Stewart on Monica Lewinski

Son, Jon Stewart has been around for awhile – and while his brand of humor can be antagonistic – he continues to be respected. Virtually no one attacks Jon Stewart. Why is that? Is it because he is fundamentally correct in his reasoning process? Dad

23Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Looking back – Jon Stewart on Monica Lewinski | Continued
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Stewart on Nevada debate – know when to fold.

Son, Jon Stewart is a great political commentator. His use of humor to point out the obvious that seems to escape the rest of us is unparalleled. I think we see these things but it takes a Jon Stewart to articulate for us what is the source of our uneasiness. Dad

23Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Stewart on Nevada debate – know when to fold. | Continued