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  • To paraphrase William Safire, Bush is genitically unable to tell the truth.

    Bush on Mary Cheney’s Baby - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Unlike lightning rods such as William Safire, Maureen Dowd or Paul Krugman, Herbert doesn't often engender virulent chat-room debates.

    Raw Copy: The Power Of The Times

  • In fact, conservatives such as William Safire, Bob Barr and former Reagan associate deputy attorney general Bruce Fein have all voiced criticisms.

    Mail Call

  • Since September 2003, when Brooks joined the op-ed page, there has typically been another conservative or libertarian columnist at the Times, such as William Safire or John Tierney.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • HPFacebookVoteV2. init (302503, 'William Safire', 'Not a hopeless hypochondriac of history, nor a nabob who was negative and nattered, maven of the English tongue whose wordy mystery he believed to English-speaking people mattered, he was a columnist the New York Times allowed to disagree with its opinions.

    Gershon Hepner: William Safire

  • The contraction of web + log surfaced among English-based web users in the late 1990s, but gained global momentum after Google joined the web in 1998.2 In 2002, William Safire, the late New York Times columnist, introduced blog and blogger to his readers, and floated his post–9/11 concept of all combined blogs forming blogistan.3

    The English Is Coming!

  • In his memoir, former Nixon speechwriter William Safire told of his displeasure with a Yom Kippur sermon in which the rabbi warned "not to let our country be divided and polarized by those who use the technique of alliteration"—referring to Vice President Spiro Agnew's critique of "nattering nabobs of negativism."

    The White House's Advice for Your Rabbi

  • Not surprisingly, my recent column on an ugly 1988 experience with AIPAC, the Israeli government, and late New York Times columnist William Safire elicited some controversy.

    MJ Rosenberg: AIPAC: A Lobby Without Parallel

  • It was the more moderate AIPAC that enlisted Israel's U.N. ambassador, Binyamin Netanyahu, to call New York Times columnist William Safire and urge him to threaten me.

    MJ Rosenberg: AIPAC: A Lobby Without Parallel

  • A good read on this sort of thing is the late William Safire's historical novel, Scandalmonger, which shares what slander blogging might have been like in late 18th century America in the person of James Callender who doggedly pursued, occasionally inventing, sleazy stories about both Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.

    Steve Clemons: Strauss-Kahn and the Age of Reputation


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