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Court Disposes, Media Yawn Article
Citizens United President David Bossie meets with reporters outside the Supreme Court on Thursday, January 21, 2010, after the Supreme Court ruled on <i>Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission</i>. (AP/Lauren Victoria Burke)

Court Disposes, Media Yawn

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission will open the floodgates for corporate interest, but somehow the media didn’t notice, write Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

Tea Party/Fox Party Article
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) speaks in Los Angeles, Wednesday, September 25, 2013. (AP/Nick Ut)

Tea Party/Fox Party

The Tea Party movement and Fox News teamed up to help elect Scott Brown. Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich wonder if Sarah Palin is next.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

Blame Gitmo Article
Guantanamo detainees jog at dusk inside the exercise yard at the Camp 4 detention facility on May 13, 2009. A number of conservatives who are opposed to closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay are attempting to exploit the “underpants bomber” to make their case. (AP/Brennan Linsley)

Blame Gitmo

Conservatives are quick to use the underpants bomber to make their case on leaving Guantanamo open, but not so fast, say Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

Money for Nothing? Article
Sens. John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) discuss clean energy legislation at a press coference on Capitol Hill last year with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Money for Nothing?

Our broken campaign finance system is what’s producing less than satisfactory legislation, write Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

A Climate of Conspiracy Article
U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern speaks during a press conference at the Major Economies Forum, Thursday, July 1, 2010. (AP/Riccardo De Luca)

A Climate of Conspiracy

“Climategate” is the latest conservative conspiracy theory in the age of Obama, write Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

Obama’s Commie Past Exposed Yet Again Article
Bill Ayers, above, a founder of the Weathermen revolutionary group of the 1970s, continues to be linked to Barack Obama by conservatives. Some conservative sites claim Ayers ghost wrote Obama's memoir <i>Dreams from my Father.</i> (Flickr/<a href= Steve Rhodes)" data-srcset="https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ayers_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ayers_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ayers_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ayers_onpage.jpg?w=500 500w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ayers_onpage.jpg?w=250 250w" data-sizes="auto" />

Obama’s Commie Past Exposed Yet Again

Conservative media figures are still trying to connect Obama to ex-terrorist Bill Ayers, write Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

Catfight on the Right Article
Sens. Charles Schumer and Lindsey Graham confer while walking out of a meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama about immigration reform.
<br /> (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Catfight on the Right

Conservative bickering remains in the metaphorical junior high locker room, write Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

CBS and Dan Rather—Doing the Right’s Dirty Work Article
Dan Rather's lawsuit against CBS was dismissed by a New York appeals court last week. In the suit he claims the network committed fraud by commissioning a “biased” and incomplete investigation of a “60 Minutes” broadcast in order to “pacify the White House.” (AP/Henny Ray Abrams)

CBS and Dan Rather—Doing the Right’s Dirty Work

Dan Rather’s lawsuit is really about a corporate media power failing to stand by its most famous reporter to avoid a battle with the Bush administration, write Eric Alterman and Mickey Ehrlich.

Eric Alterman, Mickey Ehrlich

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