Archive: June 24, 2007 - June 30, 2007

Today's Hot Topics: Segregation, Immigration and the iPhone

The major papers react today to the Supreme Court's ruling on school segregation, the Senate's failure to pass its immigration reform bill and Apple's release of the iPhone.

By Rob Anderson | June 29, 2007; 9:17 AM ET | Comments (86)

Today's Columns: The Problem with Rupert Murdoch

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman argues that if Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation buys the Wall Street Journal "it will be a dark day for America's news media -- and American democracy."

By Rob Anderson | June 29, 2007; 9:15 AM ET | Comments (3)

Today's Editorials: Radio's "Fairness Doctrine"

The Wall Street Journal urges Democrats to stop their attempts to revive the "Fairness Doctrine," a law that would muzzle conservative talk radio hosts.

By Rob Anderson | June 29, 2007; 9:13 AM ET | Comments (17)

Today's Hot Topics: Debating 'Sicko,' the Subprime Slump

While USA Today wonders if Michael Moore's new documentary, "Sicko," can "do for health care what "An Inconvenient Truth" did for global warming," columnists in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today argue against the movie's call for socialized medicine in the United States.

By Rob Anderson | June 28, 2007; 9:54 AM ET | Comments (43)

Today's Columns: Giuliani's Refreshing Health Care Plan

In the Wall Street Journal, Sally Pipes argues that when it comes to health care, Rudy Giuliani is bringing fresh ideas to the 2008 presidential race.

By Rob Anderson | June 28, 2007; 9:46 AM ET | Comments (3)

Today's Editorials: Defending Tony Blair

The Washington Post attempts to beat back American criticism of Britain's former prime minister, Tony Blair.

By Rob Anderson | June 28, 2007; 9:37 AM ET | Email a Comment

Today's Hot Topics: Immigration, Blair and Campaign Finance

The major papers discuss the Senate's revived immigration bill, British Prime Minister Tony Blair's legacy and the Supreme Court's decision on campaign finance.

By Rob Anderson | June 27, 2007; 9:15 AM ET | Comments (12)

Today's Columns: Iraq in Iraqi Hands

In the Wall Street Journal, Robert McFarlane agues that despite the conventional wisdom in the United States, Iraqi politicians have a handle on what's happening in their country.

By Rob Anderson | June 27, 2007; 9:12 AM ET | Comments (2)

Today's Editorials: Why Bush Should Close Guantanamo Now

The Washington Post notes that the Bush administration seems to be coming to the conclusion that the Guantanamo Bay prison must be shut down, and argues that if "the president moves now, he can mitigate the stain Guantanamo will leave on his legacy."

By Rob Anderson | June 27, 2007; 9:10 AM ET | Comments (13)

Today's Hot Topics: The Court's Rulings; Cheney's Undoing; and the Truth About Guantanamo

All five major papers analyze the three First Amendment rulings handed down by the Supreme Court yesterday, while columnists Eugene Robinson and Jonah Goldberg respectively conclude Vice President Dick Cheney has damaged the GOP and the nation.

By Rob Anderson | June 26, 2007; 8:37 AM ET | Comments (29)

Today's Columns: Why the GOP Could Win in '08

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen explains why it's too early to predict that a Democrat will win the 2008 presidential race.

By Rob Anderson | June 26, 2007; 8:35 AM ET | Comments (12)

Today's Editorials: A New Type of College Rankings

The Washington Post argues that since a group of 121 colleges has decided to opt out of the U.S. News & World Report's annual college rankings, colleges "should develop consumer-friendly means of demonstrating to Americans that they're getting their money's worth."

By Rob Anderson | June 26, 2007; 8:34 AM ET | Email a Comment

Today's Hot Topic: Evaluating the Democratic Congress

The Los Angles Times argues that the Democrats have successfully steered Congress in a bold new direction thanks to their gun control and fuel economy stances, but Iraq war veteran Pete Hegseth argues in the Washington Post why the Democrats are wrong on Iraq.

By Rob Anderson | June 25, 2007; 8:58 AM ET | Comments (19)

Today's Columns: Is the California "Governator" a Republican?

Washington Post columnist Robert Novak asks if Arnold Schwarzenegger is "really a Republican" and explains how the California governor has been "a crushing disappointment to hard-pressed Republican activists."

By Rob Anderson | June 25, 2007; 8:54 AM ET | Comments (3)

Today's Editorials: Is Cheney Above the Law?

USA Today argues that Vice President Dick Cheney "considers himself to be above the law," and urges his defenders within the Republican Party to "stop to think": "Would they really want a Democratic president and vice president to take such an elastic view of the law if the White House changes hands next year?"

By Rob Anderson | June 25, 2007; 8:48 AM ET | Comments (3)

 

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