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The premise of this NYTimes article on the derailment of Kennedy's bid to succeed Hillary, is that the governor'...
by NYFM
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 12:03 PM PST with 10 Recommends
‘Color Blindness’ Key Factor As reported in recent days by Newsmax, Pope Benedict XVI will shortly announce his choice for the next Archbishop of New York. ...
by real satire
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2009 at 12:34 PM PST with 2 Recommends
David Paterson, the unelected Governor of New York, had a really bad day today. Those pesky press conferences! Those nagging reporters! Those damn leaks out of his very own office! Jump down the ...
by Mary Julia
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 08:39 PM PST with 13 Recommends
As the hysteria winds down regarding the possible appointment of Caroline Kennedy to the Senate seat vacated by Hillary Clinton (D-NY), a new wave of sexism allegations fills the liberal media. The ...
by soCal Colonial
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 11:06 PM PST with 0 Recommends
[Before anyone decries yet another Gillibrand diary, I say, Move along little doggie..plenty of other fine diaries to read if you are not interested in this subject, let those interested discuss] ...
by gladkov
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 12:42 PM PST with 7 Recommends
cross-posted from The Dream Antilles and ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 09:58 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Gov. Paterson's choice of Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand as Senator from in NY makes perfect sense. We will have a Governor and Senator in New York neither of whom were elected to that office. They, ...
by organicdemocrat
Comment Count 185 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 04:49 AM PST with 16 Recommends
By all rights, this week should be a celebration of the return of our nation to its role as the beacon of liberty and freedom throughout the world. We all know people, or stories of people, born in ...
by Barth
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2009 at 12:07 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Governor David Paterson's prolonged and intensely public process of deciding whom to appoint to the U.S. Senate did not put the candidates in the best light, but Caroline Kennedy's difficulty in ...
by State Rep Mark Cohen Dem PA
Comment Count 172 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 09:46 PM PST with 19 Recommends
The following fact(oids) were collected from Time Magazine, Talking Points Memo, The New York Daily News, Albany Times-Union, Americablog, et al. If you believe any of them are in error, please ...
by Hudson
Comment Count 202 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 02:55 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Bifurcation is when someone presents a debate as a "false choice" between two extremes. My favorite example of this was in 2004 when Bu$h defend the war on the campaign trail he would say... "I was ...
by Sauron21
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 10:19 AM PST with 6 Recommends
There's a lot of hyperventilating today about how the mean bloggers destroyed Caroline Kennedy, as though I had a direct line to Paterson's office and called the shots. No, I'm not a Kennedy. My ...
by kos
Comment Count 1046 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 09:12 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I agree that because some of the netroots opposed Caroline Kennedy being annointed without knowing whether she had the public speaking or political skills necessary to keep the seat in Democratic ...
by Freddy Bear
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 08:52 AM PST with 1 Recommend
You know, there are some things that aren't worth getting outraged over. The possible appointment of Caroline Kennedy to the New York Senate seat was one of those things. Day after day I'd read a ...
by lw1sne
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 08:59 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Nothing on here yet and this was posted on the NYTimes website at 3:17 AM EST: Gov. David A. Paterson has selected Representative Kirsten Gillibrand, a 42-year-old congresswoman from ...
by NYFM
Comment Count 123 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 03:21 AM PST with 14 Recommends
According to Friday's New York Times , it looks like the Progressive blogging community and some smaller media outlets barely got it right on NY Governor David Paterson's announcement ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 01:54 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Paterson's huge error.
by Voodoo king
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2009 at 11:53 PM PST with 14 Recommends
(Crossposted from The Field .) Now that Caroline ...
by The Field
Comment Count 688 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2009 at 08:36 PM PST with 197 Recommends
I wanted to focus on what the fallout looks like from the Kennedy/Paterson/Gillibrand mess. In my view, the relentless Purist "anti-Dynasty" campaign against Caroline Kennedy has certainly ...
by fcvaguy
Comment Count 216 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 07:01 AM PST with 22 Recommends
I heard someone today say "If Caroline Kennedy was anyone else, we would never even be considering her. I see the intention behind this comment, but it is actually a straw man argument. The fact ...
by MarcMus
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2009 at 01:23 PM PST with 0 Recommends