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Bloggers Root Out Liberal Crossword Editor
Posted February 15, 2007
Conservative bloggers are proud to have scalp of the New York Times'
liberal crossword editor, who has resigned under a firestorm of
accusations of bias.
Bloggers were tipped off earlier this week, reported Warpig, on his
daily journal RoveRage. "The final straw was the other day - I noticed
that the Monday puzzle asked for a nine letter word for a 'multi-term
20th century president'. Instinctively I tried 'RonReagan', but to my
disgust, the correct answer was 'Roosevelt'. I posted to everyone I
"He claimed innocence," sneered blogger LibSniper, "But I did some
deep background research - Google mostly - it turns out this guy does a
Sunday quiz show for NPR, that bastion of Bolshevism. Pretty soon my
permalink was crossposted on FreedomFighter, AlHaigReturns, and Turn Me
Into A Newt. After a massive email campaign to the Times' public editor
(even that job title sounds Pinko), I knew that guy had to resign.
The crossword editor, a mild-mannered English teacher, commented
only to say that he's leaving his post to spend more time with family.
"Every step we take to cleanse liberal bias out of the MSM is a huge
victory," posted DonkeyHound. "It's shocking how this guy was operating
under the radar."
Liberal bloggers DailyDonkey, Blogonaut, and GOPCop all promise
their day in the sun. "Just yesterday, I noticed some serious slant in
the reportage at Fox News," warned GOPCop. "It's not much to work on,
but if I can convince the rest of my compatriots to cooperate, I'm sure
the Unfair and Unbalanced network will beg Michael Moore to do a
Although pleased with their victory, conservative bloggers claim
their work has just begun. "Classifieds seem to skew towards foreign
cars," complained LibSniper. "And don't get me started on the
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