Advertising

The Seattle Times Company

NWjobs | NWautos | NWhomes | NWsource | Free Classifieds | seattletimes.com

Editorials / Opinion


Our network sites seattletimes.com | Advanced

Ed cetera

Join the informed, opinionated journalists of The Times' editorial staff in lively discussions at our blog Ed Cetera.

About the contributors| RSS feeds Subscribe | Blog Home

July 14, 2008 7:25 PM

Satire vs. Sneer

Posted by Lynne Varner

The left and right of American politics are on talk radio, news shows and the blogosphere debating the intent of The New Yorker magazine's cartoon portrayal of The Obamas. Democrats say appropriate satire. Republicans say it was a misfired sneer at some Americans. Stop arguing: it was both.

Continue reading this post ...


Comments | Category: Election , Politics , presidential election |Permalink | Digg Digg | Newsvine Newsvine

July 14, 2008 2:28 PM

McCain's pregnant pause

Posted by Joni Balter

No candidate, not even one on his snappiest tippy toes, is going to fare well responding to a question about the fairness of insurance companies covering Viagra for men and not birth control for women. Sen. John McCain received a fair question and almost wiped part of his face off agonizing over his answer.

Continue reading this post ...


Comments | Category: Election , Politics , presidential election |Permalink | Digg Digg | Newsvine Newsvine

Advertising

Marketplace

Advertising

Advertising

Categories
Calendar

May

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
Browse the archives

July 2008

Blogroll