Tag Archive for OC Register

Bob Herbert: GOP “Out of Touch”

Reading the letters to the editor section of the OC Register is a particularly sobering experience.  Many progressives, Democrats and liberals I speak with used to write letters to the editor, but stopped because why waste your time? The Register’s Letters pages provide a wink and a nod that there are readers in this county…

Conservative Blog Coverage of Carona’s Sentencing

Crickets. Nothing on the Flash Report. But click here for a stroll down memory lane on Jon’s man-crush on Sheriff Mike. And for a laugh, click here and be sure to read the URL of the website and the content of the page. A story from yesterday directing readers to the Register’s Twitter coverage of…

A Love Note from a TeaBagging Republican

Marty Wisckoll from the Register was kind enough to quote me in his story about the Tax Party in Santa Ana; here’s a link to Marty’s story. My quote prompted one right wing teabagger to write me at my business email.  I’ve left his name out.  But I do love fan mail. “But the situation…

The Register’s Irvine World News adds a New Columnist

I get four newspapers every day.  The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the OC Register.  I’m in the minority on my street where about four other homes get a single newspaper.  In the midst of forced furloughs and looming layoffs that are sure to hit the newsroom, the…

Obama’s Address to Congress

If you missed the speech like I did (I took my daughter and her friend to the Jonas Brothers Movie Premiere in Hollywood last night), you can watch it here.  The text of the speech is here. For our friends at the Register’s editorial pages, thanks so much for the helpful blog comments.  But limiting…

Cheerleading for Republicans

While Steven Greenhut and I have had a number of discussions about how the OC Register’s editorial positions often do reflect those held by liberals and Democrats, it’s pretty hard to argue against the notion that the Register’s editorial pages are closer to a Republican Party house organ than an independent newspaper.  The Register will…