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…

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.