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Rob Tornoe is an award-winning editorial cartoonist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR and msnbc.com, among others. He is also an avid sports nut and rabid Buffalo Bills fan (don't remind him), and draws sports cartoons for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Conservative media outlets hyped a misleading Breitbart report on an "Islamic Tribunal using Sharia law" in Texas to fear monger that the tribunals could supersede federal law. But the tribunals are completely voluntary and do not override federal law.Research January 29, 2015 7:52 PM EST
Some conservative media figures have touted the intensity of the recent blizzard that hit the northeast, some have claimed that it is no different than snow storms from the past, and others have deemed the blizzard much less severe than originally forecast. But the one thing they all agree on is that the blizzard somehow disproves the firmly established science of global warming.Research January 29, 2015 12:08 PM EST