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Ben Shapiro And Thomas Frank Take On Question Of Media Bias, Hilarity Ensues
Breitbart.com's Boy Wonder Ben Shapiro appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to scold "liberal media" for their coverage of Arizona's dead anti-gay law. Read more...
Thomas Frank, author of "What's The Matter With Kansas?" and "The Wrecking Crew" writes about the poor, poor plutocrats who are so very sad that no one appreciates them: Rhetoric like this makes the very rich feel very sad. It has sent them Read more...
When it comes to the vast, corrupting influence of money in politics, historian Thomas Frank has sounded the alarm loudly and often. In “It’s a Rich Man’s World,” one of his recent essays for Harper’s Magazine, Frank writes, Read more...
After the disappointing and frankly frightening results in this Tuesday's Wisconsin recall elections for someone like myself who has been a decades long union member and what it might mean for the future of the union movement if this emboldens Read more...
Here we go with the waaaaahmbulance over Wall Street bonuses. Poor Wall Streeters. Poor, poor babies. After reading Thomas Frank's newest book, "Pity the Billionaire", let me just answer Megan McArdle's title question from a post on Wednesday. She Read more...

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Thomas Frank lays out the reasons why the pick of William Daley for Chief of Staff in the Obama administration is completely politically tone deaf to the mood of the average voter out there. From CNN's Parker Spitzer: SPITZER: Joining us in Read more...
As Chris Hayes reminded us before Harper's Thomas Franks joined him in the segment, "the Gingrich revolution in Washington gave way to crime and corruption with impressively staggering speed" and as he discussed with Frank here, this new lot coming Read more...
I don't know if it's just me, but Howard Kurtz seemed to be a bit puzzled during this panel segment on Reliable Sources as to why liberals like Thomas Frank might be disappointed with President Obama and the legislation he's managed to get passed Read more...
You've just got to love the framing they used for this segment from CNN's Parker/Spitzer earlier this week -- Can a centrist movement in the U.S. succeed or is it too 'mushy' to hold up? This just smells of more Republican re-branding with some Read more...
CNN aired their first edition of their new show Spitzer Parker with Eliot Spitzer calling for the firing of Tim Geithner in Spitzer's "opening argument." I completely agree with all of his points here but it doesn't quite make up for them making Read more...