'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Is Mitt Romney a racist? This is the narrative being spun by the Democratic media. Having failed to convince the public that the GOP nominee's years of labor at Bain Capital consisted mostly of vulture capitalism, the liberal press corps has shifted its target.
"Corporations are people, my friend," Mitt Romney declared in a testy back-and-forth with hecklers last summer in Iowa.
The summer's hot, the press is restless and the ideological divisions in the news media are spiked with malevolence. It's also open season on a pair of conservative journalists.
"One depressing aspect of the economic crisis is that public outrage has been channeled into symbolic displays of populist outrage against CEOs rather than into intelligent public action to prevent the recurrence of disasters," writes Jonathan Chait at the New Republic.
A round-up of opinion from the left regarding the president's Oval Office address.