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NY Times Seizes On Alarmist CDC Guidance To Stir Front-Page Covid Fears: ‘Universal Masking’

August 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times covid-beat reporter Apoorva Mandavilli’s overheated lead story on Saturday, “Immunized People Can Spread Virus, the C.D.C. Reports – Cases Among Vaccinated Are Relatively Rare and Tend to Be less Severe,” seized upon rushed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to push once again for universal masking. The numbers […]

NY Times’s Answer To ‘Media’ Smears? Smear The GOP, Of Course!

July 30, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Five years after then-media reporter Jim Rutenberg got the ball rolling, New York Times media reporter Marc Tracy publicly angled for even less impartial coverage of conservative political figures in Tuesday’s “Trump Is Gone, but the Media’s Misinformation Challenge Is Still Here.” The full deck of online headlines: Should news outlets contextualize […]

Politico: Georgia Democrats Say ‘We’re F***ed’ With Voter ID Required, A ‘Turnout Catastrophe’

July 29, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ On Monday, Politico channeled the freakout from Georgia liberals. The eye-grabbing headline: ‘We’re f—ed’: Dems fear turnout catastrophe from GOP voting laws There’s growing concern — bordering on alarm — about the potential impact in 2022 of the raft of new voting restrictions. Reporters Maya King, David Siders and Daniel Lippman began: After […]

NY Times Is SO Disappointed In Trump Critic For Slamming Dems

July 28, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ lead National section story Monday found reporter Catie Edmondson disappointed in House Republican Nancy Mace of South Carolina, in “‘New Voice’ for G.O.P. Returns to the Party’s Fold – South Carolina congresswoman’s pivot reflects rank-and-file’s reluctance to challenge Trump.” The text box: “Instead of challenging party orthodoxy, leaning […]

PolitiFact Tags It FALSE That Biden And Harris ‘Distrusted COVID-19 Vaccines’ In 2020

July 27, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ PolitiFact’s aggressive defense of Biden and Harris popped up again on Friday. They tagged it as “False” for a Tik-Tok video that “Says Joe Biden and Kamala Harris distrusted COVID-19 vaccines.” The quotes in the video are all accurate, but they caused Facebook to flag the video as “Missing Context.” As […]

CNN’s Darcy Promotes NAACP CEO Wishing Fox News Could Be ‘BANNED’

July 26, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When CNN’s Oliver Darcy takes the wheel of their “Reliable Sources” newsletter, it seems to begin with a raging editorial. On Friday night, it came under the headline “How Fox race baits.” That’s interesting. This came about 24 hours after CNN’s Don Lemon suggested to President Biden the Republicans wanted to […]

CNN’s Lemon Of A Town Hall Meeting

July 24, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ CNN became apoplectic whenever Donald Trump called them “fake news,” but on July 21, they offered President Biden a nationally televised boost that can accurately be described as a “fake town hall.” A real town hall would sell tickets in a city like Cincinnati and let the locals mix it up […]

Hypocrite NY Times Ignores Vaccine Skepticism Of Nets, Blames GOP Instead

July 22, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is suffering a pandemic of partisan vaccination politics. The latest shot came in Wednesday’s paper, with Jonathan Weisman and Sheryl Gay Stolberg reporting “G.O.P. Sees Virus Surge on Its Turf but Lets Vaccine Skepticism Spread.” The text box affixed blame: “Republicans lag in inoculations but put the blame […]

WashPost’s Jennifer Rubin Demands Corporate America ‘Commit’ To Being Woke On Voting

July 21, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ Leave it to liberal grifter Washington Post opinion columnist Jennifer Rubin to make a fool of herself by complaining that corporate America isn’t woke enough on voting rights. Rubin’s new whiny op-ed was headlined “Corporate America must commit to action on voting rights.” The self-described “pro-democracy opinion writer” flailed that corporations […]

NY Times Front Still In Texas-Sized Freakout Mode: ‘Can Texas Turn Further Right?’

July 19, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A front-page New York Times story Saturday by Reid Epstein managed to pack in 18 hostile ideological labels into an 1,800-word story on a sadly familiar theme at the paper — how far Texas is hurdling to “the right” politically under GOP control — in “Can Texas Turn Further Right? Top […]

NY Times’s Ezra Klein Yawns At Murderous Eco-Terrorism: ‘A Wave Of Bombings…’

July 18, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Ezra Klein, founder of the left-leaning “news-explainer” site Vox and now a high-profile New York Times opinion columnist with his own Times podcast, was granted over 2,000 words to condone the bombing of oil pipelines by environmental radicals, “It Seems Odd That We Would Just Let the World Burn”. Klein’s new […]

Mark Levin’s Call To Rebut Homegrown ‘American Marxism’

July 17, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ We’re six months into the Biden administration, and the liberal media are still obsessing over new books full of titillating tales from anonymous sources about President Trump. Meanwhile, Mark Levin’s newest best-seller – provocatively titled American Marxism — is too counter-revolutionary for these journalists to take seriously. CNN’s Brian Stelter touted two […]

Come On, Fact Checkers, Republicans Did Not Defund The Police

July 16, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Here’s an easy test to see whether fact-checking websites can make any claim to be “independent” and nonpartisan in tone. Biden staffers claimed Republicans “defunded the police.” That’s a bald-faced lie. On the June 27 Fox News Sunday, White House aide Cedric Richmond claimed that because Republicans uniformly voted against Biden’s massive […]

NBC: People Don’t Date ‘Trump-Lovers’ Due To ‘Bigotry’ And ‘Sexual Intolerance’

July 15, 2021 by

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By Abigail Streetman ~ With Trump out of office and banned from most social media sites the left-wing fear mongers at NBC have nothing better to do than come after “Trump-lovers.” According to a recent FIRE survey about the willingness of Ivy League students to date members of the opposite political party, both men and […]

Truth: Democrats Have A ‘Much Thinner Skin’ With The Press, ‘Expect You To Be On Their Side’

July 13, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ David Rutz at Fox News reported that liberal Russian-born American journalist Julia Ioffe offered an inside look at liberal-media frustration at being so carefully managed by Team Biden. Once again, courageous reporters complain anonymously. This was the hottest quote from her “Tomorrow Will Be Worse” newsletter. “Democrats in general have a […]

Flashback: Politico Harshly Derided Wuhan Lab Leak Theory As Like A ‘Dystopian Movie Plot’

July 11, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ On Friday, Politico published an article, “POLITICO-Harvard poll: Most Americans believe Covid leaked from lab,” which revealed the results of a poll showing that a majority of both Republicans and Democrats now view the COVID-19 virus as having leaked from the Wuhan lab rather than it spreading naturally from a bat. The subtitle […]

SHOCKING Rasmussen Poll: 58 Percent Agree That Media Are ‘Enemy Of The People’

July 10, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ This is shocking. The latest phone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports found voters overwhelmingly believe “fake news” is a problem, and a majority — 58 percent! — agree with former President Donald Trump that the media have become “the enemy of the people.” To be precise, Rasmussen found that 58% […]

NY Times Page One: How Could Anyone Still Vote GOP After Biden’s Amazing Successes?

July 7, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times off-lead story Monday by national political correspondent Alexander Burns was headlined, “U.S. Surges, But Politics Hold Firm – Partisanship Immune to Signs of Recovery.” But it may as well have been titled, “What Is Wrong With You Trump Voters?” Flummoxed by Biden’s stubbornly so-so approval rating and continuing […]

WashPost Art Critic SLAMS Statue Of Liberty: ‘Shrinking Appeal,’ A Symbol Of Hypocrisy

July 5, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Sunday’s Washington Post is marking the Fourth of July by metaphorically miniaturizing the Statue of Liberty to a tiny, hypocritical figurine that sits on a fingertip. The author of this flaming bag of rhetorical feces is Philip Kennicott, the Post‘s perenially dyspeptic art and architecture critic. The headline is “Lady Liberty’s […]

New York Times ‘Best Seller’ List Now Skips Over Michael Knowles Best Seller

July 4, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The New York Times best-seller list is an unreliable source of bad math, especially when conservative authors do well. We’ve seen it before with David Limbaugh and Dinesh D’Souza. We’ve seen it with Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino. Now it’s happening to Michael Knowles and his new book Speechless. It hit #1 on […]

Jill Biden, ‘Every Inch A Goddess’

July 3, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ So much of what people call “news” isn’t hard facts. There’s a less favorable word for it: Publicity. When Democrats rule, news meets a dam, and publicity overflows. On June 29, ABC’s Good Morning America aired several minutes of this, swooning over Jill Biden, promoting a preposterously positive cover story in the […]

PANIC! NYT Columnist Cries Dems ‘Have A Year To Save The Planet’

July 2, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ Does The New York Times ever get tired of pushing content that reeks of eco-extremism? Apparently not. Times opinion columnist Farhad Manjoo published an absurd op-ed with a blaring headline, “Democrats Have a Year to Save the Planet.” His lede paragraph screeched that “[t]his could be the great turning point — […]

Trump Roasts Big Tech For Going ‘Crazy’ When He Mentioned Wuhan Lab

July 1, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Liberals jumped the gun on COVID censorship, and former President Donald Trump let them know it in his appearance on The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show. Trump wasn’t shy about taking a victory lap responding to liberals who initially scorned his theory that COVID-19 emerged from a lab in Wuhan: “Now, […]

Man Wins Miss Nevada USA Pageant, On Track To Win Miss USA…Then Miss Universe?

June 30, 2021 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ One of the world’s premiere beauty pageants has fallen for the transgender craze and will be allowing a biological male to compete with the country’s most beautiful women for the crown of Miss America. A transgender woman – or anatomically speaking, a dude – just beat out 21 real women for […]