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A very graying lady
Bashing The New York Times “is not just for conservatives anymore,” according to Vanity Fair.
“For the left and for liberals — most of the people I grew up with — they thought The New York Times was an absolutely transparent pane of glass, scrubbed with Windex every day, that gave them a crystalline view of the world. When Judith Miller screwed up the W.M.D. stuff, they were just gobsmacked that The New York Times could get anything wrong. And when it seemed to help George Bush, it was the worst betrayal imaginable,” columnist Jonah Goldberg tells the magazine.
By the numbers
57 percent of Americans think that Sen. Barack Obama is a Christian.
55 percent of Republicans and 60 percent of Democrats agree.
12 percent of Americans overall think Mr. Obama is a Muslim.
12 percent of Republicans and 12 percent of Democrats agree.
1 percent overall think Mr. Obama is Jewish, 2 percent think he is “something else.”
10 percent say they have heard “different things” about Mr. Obama’s religion but still don’t know his faith.
15 percent say they “haven’t heard enough” to determine his faith.
3 percent refused to answer the question.
Source: A Pew Research Center survey of 1,574 registered voters conducted June 18 to 29 with a margin of error of three percentage points.
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