In this week’s “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer sits down with the publisher of the New Republic and The Washington Spectator to discuss the future of journalism and politics. (Fish is pictured.) [Transcript added.]
Shut up about your dumb wall already.
A New Republic piece explains why Republican candidates complaining about immigrants and demanding they be deported have the facts all wrong.
Professor and author Michael Eric Dyson resents West’s critique of Obama’s domestic and foreign policies. But rather than weigh these criticisms, he positions West as a spurned lover, angry and bitter that he did not get a ticket to Obama’s 2008 inauguration.
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The war of words between the site and the statistician appears to be escalating yet again after Politico co-founder Jim VandeHei accused Silver of getting "up on his high horse quite a lot" in an interview in New Republic.
Did unwanted attention from a New Republic scribe prod The New York Times into printing its long-awaited story about certain alleged snags in Sen. John McCain's moral fabric? McCain's camp apparently thinks so, but regardless, the Arizona senator's team is switching into battle mode to counter the paper's "smear campaign."