‘2016: Obama’s America” co-director Dinesh D’Souza is calling claims that he cheated on his wife “libel” — but that didn’t keep him from resigning as president of conservative King’s College in New York City in the wake of the accusations.
The right-winger behind the second-most successful documentary in history, an 89-minute attack on President Barack Obama, was seen at a Christian conference with a woman who was not his wife, and the pair reportedly shared a hotel room to boot. Read More
According to the Daily Beast, Former president Bill Clinton strongly supported the US taking measures to implement a 'no-fly' zone in Libya to aid protestors struggling against dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The President made his remarks last night at the Newsweek & Daily Beast's Woman in the World Summitt. Read More
Peter Goodman, an econ reporter who’s leaving the New York Times to take job at the Huffington Post, sat down with Howard Kurtz to explain the rationale for his seemingly unorthodox career move: Read More
“Tea Party” is becoming the smear that hack journalists apply to anyone they don’t like, David Boaz writes over at Cato’s blog: Read More
I read this, and I’m convinced that someone overpaid for Newsweek.
The Tea Party’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Night
Moderates rule a series of high-profile primaries. Read More
Far from a broadside to the Masters of the Universe, the Dodd-Frank bill will benefit the biggest banks at the expense of smaller institutions. Newsweek’s Michael Hirsh has a good piece today on this that concludes, “Dodd-Frank effectively anoints the existing banking elite.” Read More
Looks like Newsmax might soon own Newsweek:
Newsweek’s owner, the Washington Post Company, put up the weekly for sale in May, about a year after a major redesign that included targeting an affluent audience with left-leaning thought pieces. Read More
Washington Post media critic Howard Kurtz has good discussion of why his employer is currently trying to offload Newsweek: Read More
Richard Wolffe, a former Newsweek reporter who wrote a very favorable book about President Obama’s 2008 campaign, is getting special treatment from the White House according to a Politico story. And according to Examiner White House correspondent Julie Mason, Wolffe was even allowed into Obama’s health care summit, which could barely accommodate the pool. Read More
Please do read Newsweek’s mash note to the vice-president “Why Liberals Have Grown to Love Joe Biden” — provided you’re able to properly keep your gag reflex in check. There are so many embarrassing things about it, it’s hard to know where to begin. I’ll start with this: Read More