“That Old Lady in Dubuque Is Smarter Than You Think”
(Via Hot Air Headlines) The above being the title of a New York Times piece by Clyde Haberman that suggests that hey, maybe some of the folks from the Other Side are getting a little tired, too of their largely self-imposed gag order. You know, they even get it in Dubuque. Better delete the word “even.” Some might find it patronizing. You don’t want to | Read More »
Obama: the New Yorker cover insulted… Muslim-Americans.
Via Protein Wisdom, we see this: CHICAGO (AP) – Democrat Barack Obama said Tuesday that the New Yorker magazine’s satirical cover depicting him and his wife as flag-burning, fist-bumping radicals doesn’t bother him but that it was an insult to Muslim Americans. “You know, there are wonderful Muslim Americans all across the country who are doing wonderful things,” the presidential candidate told CNN’s Larry King. | Read More »
Wherein the Obama campaign is told to grow up about the New Yorker thing.
The op-ed is quite choice, really – and hard to know where to cut. Cover charges If Obama’s campaign is upset by a magazine satire, what will it do when the real attacks begin? July 15, 2008 Let’s be frank. People sophisticated enough to read, say, newspaper editorials are smart enough to know that the New Yorker’s cover art this week — portraying Barack Obama | Read More »