The Washington Times - October 20, 2009, 08:49AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The White House has other targets after Fox News, Dede Scozzafava calls the cops on a reporter for doing his job, and freezing Yankee fans are preached to about global warming.

  • PajamasMedia  Claudia Rosett:  First They Came for Fox News…
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You don’t have to love Fox News to see how dangerous it is when the President of the United States gives his staff and advisers a green light to single out and denigrate by name a specific news organization. As we surely all know by now, this is what the White House has been doing to Fox.

It was a fairly typical evening—until the speech ended and someone with Scozzafava’s campaign called the police. On me.

  • Powerline: “Global Warming” At Yankee Stadium

Along with 50,000 other shivering fans we had to endure a scoreboard message from Robert Redford sponsored by the National Defense Resources Council demanding that we lower our standard of living to stop global warming.