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CNN at war with Trump over what reporting unleashed

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A week before the inauguration, CNN is at war with an incoming president, not necessarily for what it reported but for what its reporting unleashed. For all the noise — accusations of “fake news,” the confrontation between Donald Trump and CNN’s Jim Acosta at a news …

Celeb birthdays for March 22, 2013

Composer Stephen Sondheim is 83. Actor William Shatner is 82. Actor M. Emmet Walsh is 78. Singer Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy is 72. Singer-guitarist George Benson is 70. News anchor Wolf Blitzer is 65. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 65. Actress Fanny Ardant is 64. Sportscaster Bob Costas …

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus does his best to apologize for GOP clown prince Allen West, but will standing up for wing nuts ultimately help Republicans or hurt them? – latimes.com

Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, has such a dirty job that it’s a wonder the Discovery Channel’s Mike Rowe isn’t following him around with a camera crew. Priebus, after all, has to serve as the apologist for Rep. Allen West of Florida, a “tea party” favorite …

Quote of the Day

Wolf Blitzer: Donald, you’re beginning to sound a little ridiculous, I have to tell you. Donald Trump: You are, Wolf. Let me tell you something, I think you sound ridiculous, and if you’d ask me a question and let me answer it.   Exchange of the Day.

“Let him die”: A debate question exposes the incoherence—and cowardice—of the Republican candidates’ opposition to Obamacare. – By Jacob Weisberg – Slate Magazine

 Wolf Blitzer put a terrific question to Rep. Ron Paul at last night’s CNN/Tea Party Express Republican debate in Tampa, Fla. What should happen, the moderator asked hypothetically, if a healthy 30-year-old man who can afford insurance chooses not to buy it—and then becomes catastrophically ill and needs intensive care …