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CNN's Hiring of Righty Blogger Angers Left

Red State's Erick Erickson is too extreme, they say

(Newser) - CNN's decision to hire right-wing blogger Erick Erickson as a political analyst—the man who called David Souter a "goat-fucking child molester" and Michelle Obama a "Marxist harpy wife"—is still causing a stir:
  • Jay Bookman, Atlanta Journal-Constitution : The move "is in a way an insult
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McConnell Keeps Low Profile in Health Debate

Conservative critics think Minority Leader should be fighting administration harder

(Newser) - Why haven’t we heard more from Mitch McConnell on health care? The Senate Minority Leader has kept relatively quiet on the administration’s reform efforts, a stance that has irked many conservative activists who feel McConnell is ducking his duties as de facto Republican Party leader, writes Stephanie Mencimer... More »

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