The cover story in the current edition of Newsweek magazine (the print edition of which is said to be an endangered species, by the way) is a screed against the presidency of Barack Obama by Niall Ferguson, a right-wing British historian and professor at Harvard University.
The two most remarkable things about this are these:
1. The very idea of such a cover story must be terribly confusing to folks who consider Newsweek part of the dreaded mainstream liberal media.
Read them both. They’re worth your time.
UPDATE: Meanwhile, Greg Mitchell offers a ROUNDUP of these and other reactions to Ferguson’s article.
UPDATE II: It says HERE that Newsweek did not subject Ferguson’s piece to traditional fact-checking.