Dowd is furious the Democrats have language in their platform that condemns sexist media coverage and that points out "demeaning portrayals of women ... dampen the dreams of our daughters."
While explaining his newspaper's coverage of the John Edwards affair story, Raleigh's News & Observer editor John Drescher noted, "We've had a poor relationship with Edwards and his top staffers for years. Among other things, they were unhappy about our stories about his new house outside Chapel Hill, his expensive haircuts and his change in political philosophy from one presidential campaign to another."
Hmm, why would Edwards and his aides have been unhappy with the News & Observer's haircut coverage? Hint: It's because the paper returned to the topic 49 times in the last 15 months, according to Nexis.
Karl Rove appears on Face the Nation and slights Obama by claiming he'll make his VP choice based on political calculations, not the person's readiness for the job, and cbsnews.com treats that as a breaking news story? What's next, banner CBS headlines about how Rove thinks McCain is more authentic than Obama?