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BP tries to put positive spin on negative report with ‘Orwellian tweet’

Energy giant BP tried Wednesday to put a positive spin on a new report that highlights the devastating impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill using their official Twitter account. “Annual #Beach Water Report released today includes info on improved conditions since #BP #oilspill,” the company tweeted. But the report by…

Krugman slams media, Obama for ‘Orwellian centrism’

The Washington blogosphere was alive Sunday with talk about New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s column accusing the media and the Obama administration of “Orwellian centrism” in what he calls a re-writing of the history surrounding health care reform. Krugman criticizes Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank for an opinion piece…