The NY Times has many virtues and some important flaws. Both were evident on the paper’s front page this week and there is a lot to be learned by what did and did not appear there.
On Thursday, the Times reported on the conservative attack machine. On Sunday, a conservative attack on Obama and the Affordable Care Act appeared on the same front page, mixed in with news articles.
An analysis of both can be found at www.georgelakoff.com/blog.