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Re: Strange Bedfellows

I saw that L.A. Times story on the marital ties of the presidential campaign pundits, but the Times didn’t note that when they were married to each other instead of McCain people, Ron Brownstein and Nina Easton wrote books for Ralph Nader and trashed “Reagan’s Ruling Class.” I would argue that the spouses are less suggestive of partisanship than the actual journalist resumes are, as conservatives tune their TVs in the morning to the Democrat-credentialed Tim Russert (Cuomo), Chris Cuomo (ditto), George Stephanopoulos (Clinton Inc.), and even the political analysts like CBS’s Amy Walter (the sinking ship of Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky ‘94).

I think you could turn this around and ask maybe (just maybe) does this say something about the ideological tinge of the McCain campaign?

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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