If there was one overarching journalistic theme of the 2012 election, it was the alleged Republican war on science, math, and basic facts, as called out by a newly emboldened political press. A proliferation of "fact-checking" enterprises at various mainstream media outlets led the charge. The only thing missing, observes Editor in Chief Matt Welch, was any meaningful scrutiny of Barack Obama and his allies in the Democratic Party. Indeed, Welch writes, the fact-checking press gave the president a pass.
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Administrator says they "were unable to reach consensus as to what we wanted to achieve with this event," which is pure doublespeak.
Mayor Pete pitches a vague policy as a cure to help fix "the lack of social cohesion" that he says defines contemporary America.
Harris supported a truancy law that listed jail time as a punishment for parents.
The president heedlessly created the appearance that he was trying hard, though ineptly, to hide something.
Was the president saved by the swamp he campaigned against?