Ezra Klein


Vox, Esquire Clash over ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

The left side of the new media spectrum is furiously debating the question of whether, in the absence of any actual “treason, bribery, and other high crimes and misdemeanors,” or even any violations of the Constitution, President Donald Trump should face impeachment merely because the opposition does not like him.


Bernie Sanders: Cut U.S. Military Aid to Israel

In a rare foreign policy interview, Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed the United States is “complicit” in so-called Israeli occupation” and should rethink its military aid to the Jewish state.

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Trojan Horse: Obama Embraces ‘Public Option’ on Obamacare

Critics of Obamacare warned in 2009 and 2010 that the so-called “Affordable Care Act” was merely a “Trojan Horse” that would eventually to a complete government takeover of health care. For that, conservatives were mocked and demonized.

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Vox Editor Ezra Klein Hacked On Twitter

Security company OurMine has hacked yet another high profile Twitter account, this time successfully infiltrating the account of Vox Media Editor-in-Chief Ezra Klein.

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Politico Hits Vox for ‘Nerf ball’ Obama Interview

This week, Ezra Klein’s “explainer” news site Vox scored an interview with President Obama. Given that Vox is not yet a year old, one might expect some backbiting from the more established media outlets that did not score the big interview.

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Obama Complains About Fox News And Partisan Media

President Obama is known for his frequent appearances on 60 Minutes. But he’s encouraging future presidents to “try to bypass the traditional venues that create divisions and try to find new venues within this new media that are quirkier, less predictable.”

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Obama Endorses Wealth Redistribution in Vox Interview

President Obama visited Vox.com’s Ezra Klein to talk about the state of the nation, and the result is a video replete with cloying graphics, cutesy mood music, and talk of wealth redistribution.

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Blue State Blues: Why Ezra Klein is Minimizing Radical Islam

By deflecting attention from the cartoons, Klein is actually trying to protect Western ideas about the state, the individual, and freedom. Yet he cannot bring himself to identify the threat to those ideas, because doing so would mean admitting that the multicultural project, to which the left is politically wedded, has failed.

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49 Times Vox Got It Wrong in 2014

Deadspin summarizes the situation bluntly: “Vox repeatedly crapped the bed in 2014.” This is followed by a list with 46 examples of corrections to Vox stories. As you’ll see below, Deadspin left out a few.