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Sarah Palin defamation suit v NYT dismissed

Ooh ooh ooh, I do so love being right! Thanks to Zoe Tillman, who tweeted the news even before the Times posted it. And do read Judge Jed Rakoff’s paragraph below about the First Amendment and political journalism. It shines … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day! from the Daily News

In today’s lead editorial, “Freedom and the Press,” the editors bodyslam Trump’s recent, uh, performances as attacks on, for one, the Daily News. We get the message loud and clear: the present President has a beef with us. It continues… … Continue reading

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Is America today like Nazi Germany in the 1930s?

In many ways, yes. Here’s an American historian’s view, as reprinted by MediaMatters: In an interview with German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, Yale University history professor Timothy Snyder said the threat posed by President Donald Trump means “we have at most … Continue reading

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