Sunday, August 2, 2015

George Curry

George Curry is the former editor-in-chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association News Service. He was also editor-in-chief of Emerge magazine, which, under his leadership, won more than 40 national journalism awards. Curry is a former Washington correspondent and New York bureau chief for the Chicago Tribune. He was also a reporter for Sports Illustrated and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In 2003, the National Associatiom of Black Journalists named him "Journalist of the Year."

His column, "Beyond the Spin," appears every other Thursday on The Inquirer's Commentary Page.

Before Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's choice to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, could get outside the White House gate after the announcement of her nomination, conservatives were already on the attack.
Despite efforts to portray himself more of a centralist, Barack Obama is decidedly liberal. Notwithstanding efforts to make John McCain appear to be a maverick, he is definitely conservative, having voted with President Bush 95 percent of the time in the last session of Congress, according to Congressional Quarterly.