Entries Tagged as 'Mitt Romney'

Noticing Bright Teeth While Brushing Over Policy Gaps

November 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Fact Check, journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier After the vice presidential candidate debate, there was much ado in the press about Joe Biden’s rolling eyes and white teeth: Joe Biden did absolutely roll his eyes, snort, laugh derisively and throw his hands up in the air whenever (Paul) Ryan trotted out his little beady-eyed BS-isms. But he should have! […]

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Churches Tempt Tax-Status Scrutiny (to No Avail)

November 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · tax policy, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier In the run-up to the presidential election, on Oct. 28 and Nov. 1, full-page ads ran in the Albuquerque Journal featuring a message from Billy Graham. Both were adamant that readers should “vote for candidates who support the biblical definition of marriage between a man and woman, protect the sanctity of life […]

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Endorsing the President a Risky Business

November 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier On Election Day, the Albuquerque Journal ran a column musing about newspapers that “remain defiantly out of step by persisting with their endorsements.” Some might say that certainly describes the Sunday Journal’s endorsement (“Mitt Romney Is Best To Fix U.S. Direction”). But that is not what this column – or that phrase […]

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Chasing the DREAM Act: News Judgment Trumps Partisanship

June 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier When a reader approaches the Albuquerque Journal expecting a conservative slant, one’s view is colored to the point it can be surprising when the paper appears to favor, or give top billing to a “liberal” idea – such as President Obama’s policy announcement regarding the partial implementation of the DREAM Act for […]

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