WashPost 'Federal Diary' Columnist Wishes Supreme Ct. Would Banish DOM

June 19th, 2013 4:27 PM
As early as tomorrow morning but most assuredly before the month is over, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue a ruling on the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines, for federal purposes, marriage as an institution existing between a man and a woman. A ruling on that count would have repercussions to a whole host of federal employee benefits, so it's perfectly…

Bias by the Numbers: WaPo Giddy Over Gay Marriage

March 12th, 2010 12:04 PM
In seven days, the Washington Post: Ran 11 articles related to D.C.'s new law allowing same-sex marriage. Devoted 543 inches of column space to the ruling - equal to nearly four full pages. Printed 14 photos of gay celebrations, including a prominent one of two men kissing. Quoted supporters 11 times more often than opponents - 67 to 6. Repeatedly compared gay marriage…

Washington Post Columnists Ignore Facts About Palin, Reagan

November 13th, 2008 9:38 PM

Davidson Delivers the Bias in WaPo Federal Diary Column

October 3rd, 2008 11:38 AM
"Here's another sad sign of our economic times: Never before has the U.S. Postal Service laid off workers. Now, it's a real possibility," lamented Joe Davidson in the October 3 "Federal Diary" feature for the Washington Post. But isn't that part of the problem with government in the first place? Rather than trimming expenses and payroll during tough economic times, the federal bureaucracy…