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Sargent’s Wing Tips

Blogger Greg Sargent is blustering over the “inane construct”  in yesterday’s Washington Post front-pager on Hillary Clinton’s campaign that “centrist” Democrats are the “national security wing” of the party. He said it makes the Post sound like the echo chamber of Joe Lieberman. A quick search shows the term is extremely rare in the Post.

I agree with the “inane construct” line – because Lieberman IS the “national security wing” of the Democratic Party right now. The rest are, to be generous, the “peace wing.”  But then, I also think it’s a bit inane for the word “centrist” and “Hillary” to be anywhere close in the same paragraph.

Tim GrahamTim 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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