WaPo: Will Boehner Be Dumped by 'Feverish' Tea Party Hotheads

May 22nd, 2011 7:04 AM
Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine features House Speaker John Boehner on the cover, and next to his face are the words "While the SPEAKER battles against the Democrats, is his BIGGEST THREAT from his own party?" (All the words are capitalized, actually, but "Speaker" and "biggest threat" are much larger.) Post reporter Michael Leahy spent several pages wondering if the "Young Guns" directly…

WaPo Hails Obama's 'Zest for Inquiry,' This 'Probing, Cerebral' Presid

October 15th, 2010 4:38 PM
It’s not every day that a front-page Washington Post report has copy that can be mocked as “Auditioning to Be the Next Obama Girl.” (That is, unless you count Eli “Obama's Chiseled Pectorals” Saslow.) James Taranto of The Wall Street Journal designated this florid passage for that title, from a sprawling 5,355-word Wednesday front-page article by reporters Michael Leahy and Juliet Eilperin.…

Bozell Column: Preferring Liberals in Both Parties

December 15th, 2009 10:54 PM

MSNBC's Shuster Compares Obama Speech Controversy to Nancy Reagan's 'J

September 4th, 2009 4:47 PM
Discussing the concern of some parents' about their children being a captive audience to President Obama's planned speech next Tuesday, MSNBC's David Shuster today scoffed at conservative activist Michael Leahy by asking if Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" anti-drug campaign was "indoctrination" (audio available here):MICHAEL LEAHY:  This is from the lesson plan, the old, the original lesson plan.…

WaPo: Gov. Palin Faces 'Lingering Resentment' From GOP for Role in McC

February 18th, 2009 11:45 AM
Today on The Washington Post's front page appears the article "Back Home in Alaska, Palin Finds Cold Comfort: Scrutiny Has Been Intense Since Election."  Staff writer Michael Leahy reports that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has had a rocky return following her run on last year's Republican national ticket.  Writes Leahy:A number of factors seem to have contributed to the bumpy homecoming: a residual…

WaPo Critic Pans Pelosi Documentary Smearing Conservatives

February 16th, 2009 10:33 AM
One need look no further than the NewsBusters archives on fashion critic Robin Givhan and TV critic Tom Shales to see that the Style section for the Washington Post is hardly immune from the liberal bias that plagues much of the paper's A-section.But for a change we're happy to note when a Postie in the Style section casts a critical glance at something in the popular arts that unfairly skewers…