The media that couldn't shoot straight

by Larry Elder -- Can Americans now purchase assault weapons? If you listen to some pols and mainstream media, you probably cannot answer that question. In 1994, Congress passed and President Clinton more…

Rathergate is a 'sign' of the times

by Larry Elder -- CBS, in rushing to air the now discredited anti-Bush National Guard documents, issued an embarrassing apology. CBS' Dan Rather, after days of stonewalling and insisting on the accuracy more…

Rathergate

by Larry Elder -- Dan Rather, in a breathless "60 Minutes" piece, said he obtained documents showing that then-lieutenant George W. Bush didn't report for a physical, and his commanding officer accused more…

GOP bounce, Dem desperation

by Larry Elder -- Why did the Republicans get a "bounce" after their convention, while the Democrats did not? Many pundits certainly expected a Democratic National Convention bounce. The Los Angeles Times' more…

Alan Keyes supports … reparations?

by Larry Elder -- Illinois Republican Senate candidate Alan Keyes recently proposed exempting blacks – for a generation or two – from paying federal income taxes! Slavery, argues Keyes, "was an egregious more…

John Kerry to Vietnam: "Send me"?

by Larry Elder -- "During the Vietnam War," said former President Bill Clinton at the Democratic National Convention, "many young men – including the current president, the vice president and me – more…

'Two Americas' ... Bush-haters and the rest of us

by Larry Elder -- Democratic vice-presidential candidate John Edwards sees "two Americas." Edwards, at the Democratic National Convention, said: Let me talk about why we need to build one America. I saw more…

I survived the Democratic National Convention

by Larry Elder -- Editor's note: The following column contains language that may be offensive to some readers.At the Democratic National Convention, Janeane Garofalo – comedienne, talk show host and liberal pundit more…

Sandy Berger in trouble? Send in the media!

by Larry Elder -- Need another example of media bias? First, credit goes to Newsweek's Evan Thomas, who, once again, acknowledged media bias:   Let's talk a little media bias here ... more…