Archive: February 11, 2007 - February 17, 2007

Cross Country: Bush, Hillary and Bloggers

More opinions pieces from other papers across the nation: The NY Post accuses Hillary Clinton of buying an endorsement from the pastor of South Carolina's largest African-American church by paying his consulting firm $210,000. In the wake of the John Edwards campaign's blogger scandal, Courtney Martin argues in the Christian...

By Rob Anderson | February 16, 2007; 8:03 AM ET | Comments (6)

Big Five: Challenges with Iran, Changes in Russia

A roundup of opinions in today's Los Angles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today: Iran in Iraq: The WSJ bashes members of the media and Congress for their skepticism over U.S. military claims that Iran is arming Iraqi militants, and highlights a new report...

By Rob Anderson | February 16, 2007; 6:31 AM ET | Comments (1)

Cross Country: Obama, Iran

More opinions pieces from papers across the nation: Obama Watch: Des Moines Register columnist David Yepsen argues that Barack Obama's recent swing through Iowa, which included 1,000-strong crowds at each stop, disproves the myth that primary campaigns are won through living room meet-and-greets. All Eyes on Iran: NY Post columnist...

By Rob Anderson | February 15, 2007; 7:58 AM ET | Comments (3)

Big Five: Conservatives Turning Blue?

A roundup of opinions in today's Los Angles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today: Conservatives on '08: LAT columnist Jonah Goldberg explains why a growing number of conservatives think that a Democrat should win in 2008 ... NYT columnist David Brooks says the calls...

By Rob Anderson | February 15, 2007; 6:29 AM ET | Comments (4)

Cross Country: The Early Verdict on Romney

A survey of today's op-ed pages from across the nation: Romney's In: The Boston Globe, noting that former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney launched his presidential campaign in Michigan instead of Massachusetts, marvels at how the candidate "shops around for opportunities, making strategic investments in the offices, policies, and states...

By Rob Anderson | February 14, 2007; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Big Five: Dealing with North Korea (and Iran
and China and...)

A roundup of today's Los Angles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today: North Korea Roundup: The LAT and the NYT hail the North Korean disarmament deal as a success, and hope it proves to the Bush administration that engaging with dangerous governments can have...

By Rob Anderson | February 14, 2007; 6:35 AM ET | Email a Comment

Cross Country: Bashing Hillary, Obama and Edwards

A survey of today's op-ed pages from across the nation: Hillary's Lie: The New Hampshire Union Leader contends that Hillary lied when she told the paper "that when she voted in October of 2002 for the resolution authorizing the use of military force against Iraq, she was voting not...

By Rob Anderson | February 13, 2007; 11:05 AM ET | Comments (2)

Big Five: Reacting to Iran in Iraq

A roundup of today's Los Angles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today: Iranian Weapons Watch: The WSJ reacts to evidence laid out by U.S. military officials that Iran is supplying weapons to insurgents in Iraq by arguing that the United States should consider military...

By Rob Anderson | February 13, 2007; 11:00 AM ET | Email a Comment

About The Editorialist

Admit it: You don't have time to read every opinions piece in the nation's biggest newspapers every day. But now there's no need to worry, because I do. I'll be reading each weekday's op-ed pages so you don't have to. Very early every morning, I'll scan and summarize the day's...

By Rob Anderson | February 13, 2007; 5:50 AM ET | Comments (3)

 

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