"The myth of the liberal media empowers conservatives to control debate in the United States to the point where liberals cannot even hope for a fair shake anymore."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Eric Alterman on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Eric Alterman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Eric Alterman on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Eric Alterman on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Eric Alterman on Dalai Lama
"To own the dominant, or only, newspaper in a mid-sized American city was, for many decades, a kind of license to print money. In the Internet age, however, no one has figured out how to rescue the newspaper in the United States or abroad."
"Politically, Obama's amazing streak of self-destructing opponents who have lain beneath his feet during his unlikely political career appears to be holding."
"Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it's easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience."
"More and more, Democrats are starting to worry they that they have a more um, colorful version of Jimmy Carter on their hands. Obama acts cool as a proverbial cucumber but that awful '70s show seems frightfully close to a rerun."
"If newspapers were a baseball team, they would be the Mets - without the hope for those folks at the very pinnacle of the financial food chain - who average nearly $24 million a year in income - 'next year.'"