Tom Robbins Thinks the N.Y. Times is Underplaying Obama

Here’s veteran reporter Tom Robbins of the Village Voice, expanding on an unusual argument he presented Friday night on New York 1 News: that the Times is underplaying the Barack Obama story.

“The New York Times managed to think that 30,000 people in a stadium in Columbia, South Carolina was worth a total of a squib on page 39. I was just stunned. Could any one of these candidates, could Hillary Clinton put 30,000 people in a stadium? I don’t think so.”

He also said, “It tells me that this paper, I think, is consciously not trying to promote this guy’s candidacy.”