Political Links

I watch politics like its intellectual football, and people often ask me where I get my news.  I get my news from many sources, but these six are actually on my bookmark bar in Safari.  I visit all of them 1-3 times a day.

  1. Politico:  My favorite.  They are usually the first to pick up a new story and they tend to be pretty blanced, but like all media they sensationalize everything.
  2. CNN Political Ticker: This gives play by play throughout the day.
  3. NYT: Leans a little left, but it gives details where others give sound bites.
  4. The White House: Though always propaganda-ish, it’s nice to hear it sometimes straight from the horse’s mouth.  I also like looking at the picture albums.  I enjoy the cult of power, which I’m sure plays a role in why I like the West Wing so much.  And it’s NOT just because I like Obama.  I checked out this website just as much when GWB was president.
  5. Wikipedia News: I am not sure if I am ashamed our proud to say that this is always my starting point for worldwide news.
  6. Real Clear Politics: My most right-leaning of bookmarked sites.  RCP mainly links to other articles.  They also have lots of good polls and average polling data.

About Jer Clifton

Look up, friend. The world is too beautiful for my eyes alone. View all posts by Jer Clifton

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