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Teary Spitzer on Comeback: 'My Obituary's Written'

Disgraced ex-governor dismisses second act

(Newser) - When Eliot Spitzer joined Vanity Fair writer John Heilpern for a hot dog in Central Park, New Yorkers swarmed with cameraphones and shouted "You're one of the best, governor!" With his Wall Street antagonists on the ropes and his successor, David Paterson, polling at record lows, New... More »

Shame On NBC's Williams in Pentagon Flap

Anchor's reaction to exposé on 'experts' as absurd as TV complicity

(Newser) - NBC anchor Brian Williams is digging himself an ever deeper, more shameful hole by brushing off a New York Times exposé that questioned the “core credibility” of network war reporting, Glenn Greenwald asserts in Salon. The piece revealed Pentagon propaganda efforts that indict NBC News and others, but when... More »

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