paul waldman

Paul Waldman

A "Senior Fellow and Director of Special Projects" for Media Matters for America. He'd be little more than a sycophantic, walking joke if some people didn't take him seriously enough to let him go on shows like Larry King or write for them, such as TAPPED.

Last modified Dec 22, 2008
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Barack Obama acceptance speech: whines about things he supports; a descent - 08/28/08

In his big acceptance speech in Denver, Barack Obama said among many, many other things: Passions fly on immigration, but I don't know anyone who benefits when a mother is separated from her infant child or an employer undercuts American wages by hiring illegal workers. Family separation is one of the risks of illegal activity, whether selling illegal clothing or working illegally. The only two ways to have prevented and to prevent such separation is to either completely open the borders or try to reduce illegal immigration as much as possible. Needless to say, Barack Obama has taken every...

Paul Waldman wins the BOSA! (Barack Obama Sycophant Award) - 06/19/08

Congratulations to Paul Waldman of Media Matters for America, who's just now won the BOSA, also known as the Barack Obama Sycophant Award, the Toady, the Yglesias, and other names too numerous to mention! Last seen here calling the NAFTA Superhighway a myth and then admitting that it exists in one form, Waldman contributes to the American Prospect's TAPPED. BOSA judges "tapped" the following excerpt from this post as one of the reasons for the award. Referring to BHO, Waldman says: He has always presented himself as the embodiment of what we all want America to be: inclusive, future-oriented...

Media Matters for America on immigration "myths" ("Fear and Loathing in Prime Time") - 05/21/08

Media Matters for America offers a "report" called "Fear and Loathing in Prime Time/Immigration Myths and Cable News" ( It attempts to address some of the "myths" supposedly promulgated by Lou Dobbs, [[Bill O'Reilly]], and Glenn Beck.