The mag piece is titled, "Elegy For A Rubber Stamp." See Gawker.
New conservative doc claims Clintons are standing in the way of controversial ABC mini-series being released on DVD. News article from LA Times.
More and more Americans want to see the government bring back the Fairness Doctrine.
Especially when he tells Fox News that Colin Powell is going to appear at the Democratic national convention.
Powell: "I do not have time to waste on Bill Kristol's musings. I am not going to the convention. I have made this clear."
This time, the claim that Obama was emailing George Clooney about policy. Politico walks us through it.
Salon's Walter Shapiro writes that after covering John Edwards in 2004 he felt like he got to really know the candidate, and was therefore surprised by the recent affair story.
But I think Salon reader "fromPhilly" gets it right:
"Oh good grief. How does 'covering' someone mean you know someone? Covering someone is not a friendship."
"They'd start every convention story with the finding that nothing important happened that day and that your attention is not needed," writes Jack Shafer at Slate.
Before reporters heap too much praise on the supermarket weekly and insist there's nothing wrong with journalists chasing the tab's stories, the Boston Globe reminds us the Enquirer still prints dubious stuff up about famous politicians and then settles lawsuits to make them go away.
Dave Neiwart at FDL wonders why the campaign book filled with distorions, Obama Nation, gets so much more media attention that the campaign book that's factually sound; The Real McCain.