"DIAGNOSIS: GREED," by Judith Warner, a page one story about Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff, a prominent psychiatrist at Emory University, who violated federal research rules regarding conflicts of interest and made millions of dollars consulting for the pharmaceutical industry.

"THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUG COMPANIES," by Marcia Angell,a book about "How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It."

"FAKE BALANCE & McCAIN'S DESPERATE FEAR CAMPAIGN," by Bob Cesca, a blog post about the modern Republican Party and the press. "Why am I so shocked? After all, this is the modern Republican Party. This is the party of Jesse Helms and Alex Castellanos (see White Hands). This is the party of the Southern Strategy. This is the party of Lee Atwater and Willie Horton. This is the party that ignored thousands of people at the Superdome in New Orleans. This is the party of "Harold! Call me!" and the party of Karl Rove and Steve Schmidt who, eight years ago, accused Senator McCain of fathering a black baby out of wedlock. This is the party of Bobby May. It's the party that's presently banking its fortunes upon the expected racism of low-information rural white voters. Just like always. And yet, for some reason beyond comprehension, the establishment press continues to regard it as a very serious political party."

"THE PALIN PROBLEM," by Jon Meacham, in Newsweek Magazine. "Yes, she won the debate by not imploding. But governing requires knowledge, and mindless populism is just that—mindless."

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