Krugman squashes GOP stimulus talking points; asks of "completely crazy" GOP alternative package: "[H]ow much bipartisan outreach can you have when 36 out of 41 Republican Senators take their marching orders from Rush Limbaugh?"
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The final installment of the U.N.'s top climate report, which calls for prompt, extensive action to avoid calamitous impacts from climate change, garnered relatively little attention from the major print, cable and broadcast media outlets compared to the first installment. However, coverage of the third report rightfully gave far less space to those who cast doubt on the science.
Now that the 2014 midterm elections are just around the corner, right-wing media are dragging out some of their favorite attacks on voting rights, despite the fact that these myths have been thoroughly debunked.