Sunday, August 01, 2004

Reactions to Okrent's Piece on N. Y. Times Bias

John Gallagher writes:

Conservative commentator Donald Luskin thinks Okrent's Op-Ed is a piece of crap:

See here.

Luskin complains that Okrent "trivializes the definition of 'liberal' to the point where it scarcely matters."

Wow, I actually agree with Luskin on something. Normally I regard him as just another Republican hack. He's one of the very few economists, conservative or otherwise, who actually defended the Bush administration's outrageously optimistic projections for job creation.

The Daily Howler didn't think much of Okrent's piece either, characterizing Okrent's analysis as "lighter than air":

Go here.