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Romney, Obama Are Cartoon Characters

They're both becoming demagogs; bring on Homer Simpson

(Newser) - Mitt Romney says his 47% comment was inelegantly stated. "But he's being modest," writes Michael Kinsley in the LA Times . "It was a perfectly elegant summary of the views of a cartoon conservative, which is what Romney took his audience to be full of." Indeed,... More »

New Newsweek a Lot Like Old Newsweek

(Newser) - Freshly fired by Time, Michael Kinsley checked out the much-ballyhooed Newsweek makeover. Let’s just say he’s less than impressed. In his introductory note, editor John Meacham says, “We are not pretending to be your guide through the chaos of the information age.” Already, Kinsley sees a... More »

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