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Eric Boehlert: No, Seriously! Kick Me!

Recently, Matt Welch and I utterly destroyed Eric Boehlert’s ridiculous claim that nobody at the L.A. Times was ever allowed to casually denigrate President Bush: And I don’t even have to do a Google search to know for a fact

James O'Keefe Gives His Side

The following is a document that James O’Keefe sent to me last night and has authorized me to publish. It is O’Keefe’s version of events in New Orleans. I believe this is the first time anywhere that he has publicly

James O'Keefe Gives His Side

The following is a document that James O’Keefe sent to me last night and has authorized me to publish. It is O’Keefe’s version of events in New Orleans. I believe this is the first time anywhere that he has publicly

Correction Request: New York Magazine Defames James O'Keefe

This is what libel looks like. New York Magazine has claimed: When we read this morning that ACORN-sting videographer James O’Keefe pleaded guilty today to attempting to tamper with the phones in Louisiana senator Mary Landrieu’s office, we wondered how

Brad Friedman's Lies Fail to Save ACORN

For once, the liars aren’t winning. For months now, Brad Friedman has engaged in a fundamentally dishonest campaign to save ACORN, by claiming that an inconsequential detail about James O’Keefe’s costume somehow erased the fact that ACORN employees sought to

Debunking Some Emerging ACORN Liberal Myths

This post debunks several liberal myths about ACORN that have emerged in recent weeks — many from Eric Boehlert of Media Matters and Brad Friedman. POSING AS A PIMP AT ACORN Liberal Myth: James O’Keefe did not pretend to be

My $100 Offer to Eric Boehlert of Media Matters

**Update here: Boehlert responds… I am offering Eric Boehlert of Media Matters the easiest $100 he ever made. All he has to do to earn the $100: unequivocally state whether James O’Keefe pretended to be a pimp at ACORN offices.

Had Enough of the Arrogance? Welcome to Big Journalism

If you’re like me, you’re tired of being lied to. That’s what got me started in media criticism. I would read the Los Angeles Times every day and shout at the newspaper’s reporters and editors over my cornflakes. “This isn’t

The NEA, The White House, The Lies and The Cover-Up

Big Hollywood today reveals the extensive proof that shows the White House used the National Endowment for the Arts to push a political agenda favorable to President Obama. But it gets worse: the Administration lied about it, and tried to