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Occupy Wall Street Photo September 30, 2011

Occupy Wall Street? …Um, Look Again.

It only takes an instant to absorb the basic elements of this picture for you to think, "Oh, one more #OccupyWallStreet photo, right?

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Campaign '12 Photo September 29, 2011

The Christie Interlude (… and Nancy's As Well)

The campaign dance ... and Nancy Reagan, almost literally a ghost.

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How Brown America Has Become

I have to admit, the aesthetics of this pic from Tuesday's Obama photo-op got me.

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Occupy Wall Street Photo September 28, 2011

NYPD Occupy Wall Street Pepper-Gate: White Shirts Gone Wild

The images from the pepper spray confrontation reveal more than just police brutality -- they capture the specific overreaction of high-ranking police officers in the fray.

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Alan Chin Photo September 27, 2011

Alan Chin at Occupy Wall Street: Nights at Camp Hashtag

If the protest/occupation in Liberty Square is easy to make fun of, especially for its scale, it creates a new fact on the literal ground of Wall Street. These are young people, victimized by the recession, willing to publicly dissent and, as importantly, stand up against conventional wisdom.

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President Obama Photo September 26, 2011

Obama Flickr Update: Chris Christie's Got My Back

What's most notable about the new batch of photos uploaded to the WH Flickr Stream?

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Politics Photo

Over Netanyahu’s Shoulder: A (Telephoto) Analysis of the Prime Minister’s U.N. Speech Edits

If Netanyahu, as he scribbled away at the rhetorical edges, was feeling a sense of urgency about the opportunity for peace, its seems more motivated out of fear that the Palestinians had scored a coup with their statehood application than anything else.

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Business Focus Photo September 25, 2011

Campaign Snapshot: Corporate Tea

Tea Party at the tip of the spear? Or, is Romney is riding out the preliminaries before elevating his own brand.

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Campaign '12 Photo September 24, 2011


I hope this photo is an outlier, and not how the campaign season is shaping up.

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Occupy Wall Street Photo September 23, 2011

Hippie Kooks

The best thing you can say about big media's token coverage of "Occupy Wall Street?" At least it's artful.

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Culture Focus Photo September 22, 2011

Eyes on Mrs. MacPhail

What's troubling me is the symbiotic and increasingly parasitical relationship that now exists between citizens and the media, evidenced by the way Anneliese MacPhail, the mother of the slain police officer, and the photographer for the Atlanta paper are using each other.

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Culture Focus Photo September 21, 2011

It’s a Whole New Dance Down at the Recruitment Office: Life (and Pictures) After DADT

If this photo is any indication, the the U.S. military post-DADT might just be the picture story of the year.

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Photo September 20, 2011

ASU Students in Black Face Cheer On Football Sun Devils – Racist or Just Insensitive?

When Arizona State University unveiled its new Nike-endorsed uniforms last week, everybody was really worried how the all-black outfits would fare in the Arizona heat. That is, until a few ardent fans showed up to the first game in blackface, either forgetting or ignoring hundreds of years of...

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Occupy Wall Street Photo September 19, 2011

Class Warfare (Top Down)

I'm sure a John Boehner would point to a photo like this, of all those young and disenfranchised Americans marching on the Stock Exchange, as evidence of class warfare. Except...

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Obama's Latest Relaunch: Titantic or PT 109?

Question is, is this drawing good news or bad news?

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President Obama Photo September 18, 2011

Carville vs. Daley, Illustrated

A picture I imagine Carville would label Exhibit #1 in his Team Obama broadside.

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Campaign '12 Photo

Where's the Beef?

Nice job by NYT photo-editors on Saturday for two Section A shots calling B-S. Is it too much to hope this suggests a trend?

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