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Dick Morris Doubts Times' Best-selling Change of Heart

Friday, 18 Mar 2011 07:00 PM

Despite a decision that helped his fellow Fox News colleague move up the best-seller chart, political analyst and Newsmax contributor Dick Morris Friday continued to assail the New York Times for manipulating book rankings of conservative authors.

The Times upgraded the classification of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s new book “Simple Government” from its How-to and Advice list to its more influential Non-Fiction best-sellers list, one day after Newsmax detailed Morris’ complaints that the paper was politicizing its best-sellers rankings to the detriment of Fox News contributors.

After hearing of the Newsmax-inspired policy shift, Morris says the Times' change of heart is small consolation for other authors like himself..

"I think that the New York Times is playing favorites, which is almost worse than consigning all of the conservative books to the How To list in the first place," Morris tells Newsmax. "Are conservatives going to let the New York Times pick and choose which books they should read?"

The Times list set to be published Sunday will have Morris’ “Revolt: How to Defeat Obama and Repeal His Socialist Programs,” and Dr. Frank Luntz’s business book “Win” in the “Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous” list. Morris, Huckabee and Luntz are all Fox News contributors.

Morris maintains the short shrift being given to books from Fox News authors, which can result in lower sales and poor placement in bookstores, comes directly from the New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller’s disdain for Fox News and its audience. Keller has been widely quoted saying regular viewers of Fox News are “among the most cynical people on planet.”

“The New York Times is once again showing its liberal bias in overtly politicizing the best-sellers list,” Morris says. “Now, it's not just the news that's way over left, it's the best-sellers, too.”

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