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NY Times Buries Sen. Paulís Filibuster, While Wash Post Carries Two Full News Stories
NewsBusters ^ | March 07, 2013 | 15:56 | Clay Waters

Posted on 03/08/2013 10:07:03 AM PST by Olog-hai

Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster on Attorney General Eric Holder’s refusal to rule out drone strikes against U.S. citizens, which ended early Thursday morning, was absent from the front page of Thursday’s New York Times. The Times buried its coverage of Paul’s striking “talking” filibuster, in which he held the floor for nearly 13 hours, ostensibly in opposition to Obama’s choice of John Brennan for CIA director. Brennan was serving as a proxy for Paul’s demand that Holder rule out drone strikes on American citizens or on U.S. soil. …

The Washington Post, by contrast, teased the filibuster on its front page, and got two full news section stories out of it—a 1,000-word story on A2 by Ed O’Keefe and Aaron Blake, and a 750-word story by Al Kamen on page 15. …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: nyslimes; nytimes; randpaul; wapo

1 posted on 03/08/2013 10:07:03 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

WaPo cracking a little, Slimes never will.


2 posted on 03/08/2013 10:12:14 AM PST by Rennes Templar (Business owners work harder! You have to support millions.)
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To: Olog-hai

Looking at the online issue, I had to really search for it on the Denver Post’s site too. Certainly wasn’t on the first page.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 10:13:32 AM PST by MissTed ( Private Tagline - Do Not Read!)
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To: Olog-hai

What difference does it make? CBS reported today that 80% of NYC graduates cannot read anyway.


4 posted on 03/08/2013 10:17:03 AM PST by LazloToth
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To: Olog-hai

I didn’t see O’Reilly talk about it much either.


5 posted on 03/08/2013 10:27:37 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Olog-hai

Paul picked the right item to filibuster on, the libs are having a hard time trying to spin it, this is quite entertaining.


6 posted on 03/08/2013 10:46:57 AM PST by GraceG
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