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  • Piers Morgan, David Gregory and guns - We're pathetic

    Piers Morgan, David Gregory and guns - We're pathetic
    Remember all the big, high-sounding media talk right after the massacre at Sandy Hook about how maybe now we will have a "national dialogue" about guns? Remember how many members of the media vowed to put aside their own little, selfish, partisan...
  • TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference

    TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry  Obama's Friday news conference
    During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN). I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in...
  • The Ron Smith legacy: How to write, how to live, how to die

    The Ron Smith legacy: How to write, how to live, how to die
    For virtually all the time I spent in politics, my main function was to craft words for someone else. And, for a long time, I was pretty good at it. In fact, I got so good at it that, when I finally decided I wanted to start opining under my own name...
  • Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee

    Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee
    "My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism." It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own. As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
  • Under hot 'SNL' lights, Phelps plays it cool

    Under hot 'SNL' lights, Phelps plays it cool
    It's very late at 30 Rockefeller Center, where it's been dark for hours, the stores long closed. Yet tourists and determined sightseers crowd the entrance, slog into an impossibly long but ever-growing line or just huddle around, camera phones on standby....
  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • Armstrong: A Never-Read Eulogy Recalls Danger Of His Feat

    Armstrong: A Never-Read Eulogy Recalls Danger Of His Feat
    Two days before Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, speechwriter William Safire sent 12 sentences to President Nixon’s chief of staff. The title of his memo: “In the event of moon disaster.” Getting the astronauts to the moon...
  • Michael Hyland

    Michael Hyland
    Michael Hyland joined FOX43 in April 2012 as a multimedia journalist after spending several years reporting in Virginia and West Virginia. He most recently worked at WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia during one of the most fascinating (and...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Monroe, John Strauss

    PASSINGS: Bill Monroe, John Strauss
    Bill Monroe Host of NBC's 'Meet the Press' Bill Monroe, 90, who hosted the long-running Washington political television show "Meet the Press" for nearly a decade, died Thursday at a Washington-area nursing home. Monroe was the NBC show's fourth...
  • Rhubarb Patch: Swirls and Eddies in GOP primary crosscurrents

     
    Today, veteran political strategist and former executive director of the Illinois Republican Party Christine Dudley (right) joins me for an e-mail back and forth about the race for the presidency. To: Christine From: Eric Three months ago, I saw no......
  • Why Romney is not a 'flip-flopper' on abortion rights

     
    Speaking of long-form journalism, as Megan was earlier, Slate's William Saletan has posted The Conversion--How, when, and why Mitt Romney changed his mind on abortion, a 12,000-plus word analysis of Romney's various positions on this hot-button issue: The...
  • Reader opinion: Team Boehner vs. Team Obama

     
    "David, it's not my job to tell the American people what to think," House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) told David Gregory on "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "The American people have the right to think what they want to......