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Pundit Josh Marshall: Thanks To Trump, The GOP Is Now A ‘White Ethno-Nationalist Party’

August 13, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Donald Trump has, to borrow a phrase from Barack Obama, changed the trajectory of the GOP, contended Talking Points Memo’s Josh Marshall in a Thursday post. “The white ethno-nationalist party which Trump has brought out of the shadows and mobilized,” wrote Marshall, “is now and will continue to be the Republican […]

Trump Ruins Media ‘Objectivity’?

August 11, 2016 by


By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg was granted front-page real estate in the August 8 newspaper for an essay on “The Challenge Trump Poses to Objectivity.” As with all things revolving around this candidate, this is a Crisis demanding Deep Thinking. Rutenberg asks: “If you’re a working […]

Newspaper Fashion Writer: Melania’s Dress Choice Implies Trump View That ‘White Is Always Right’

July 23, 2016 by


By Tim Graham ~ Apparently, Washington Post fashion writer Robin Givhan isn’t the only African-American newspaper dress-grader to drop political bombs into her critiques. Philadelphia Inquirer critic Elizabeth Wellington loved Melania Trump’s white dress: “[O]n a strictly fashion note, the white sheath with its fluted sleeves and very cool exposed zipper down the back made […]

A Day In The Life Of A Delegate To The GOP Convention

July 20, 2016 by


By Melissa Quinn ~ CLEVELAND—It’s just after 3 p.m. on the afternoon of the first day of the Republican National Convention, and Art Wittich is leaning up against a red pole on the outskirts of the convention floor, observing the events taking place before him. Directly to his right, CNN anchors and guests gather around an […]

No Comedy Tilt? Noah Calls GOP Convention ‘A Dangerous Joke’

July 19, 2016 by


By Tim Graham ~ On ABC’s Good Morning America on Monday, Daily Show host Trevor Noah presented the Republican convention as a huge and dangerous joke: “We’re here in Cleveland for a reason. We’re experiencing this, we’re like storm chasers but we chase jokes and this is going to be one of the biggest joke […]

Despite Efforts From LGBT Group, GOP Platform Retains Social Conservative Tenets

July 19, 2016 by


By Philip Wegmann ~ CLEVELAND—A dramatic effort to change the GOP’s stance on LGBT issues ended with a whimper Monday as the Republican National Convention kicked off officially. The document, adopted Monday on the floor of Quicken Loans Arena, codifies the traditional definition of marriage and denounces the administration’s school bathroom directive. “It’s the most […]

Left-Wing Bloggers On Pence: A ‘Wingnut’ Who Takes Advice From ‘Bed-Sniffing’ Preachers

July 17, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Much like Phil Mickelson took a big early lead in the British Open, Esquire’s Charles Pierce has taken a big rhetorical-excess lead in early blogging about Donald Trump’s VP pick, Indiana governor Mike Pence. In Pierce’s view, Pence is a “very strange and completely unreconstructed wingnut” whose paper trail contains “a […]

NYT Hits Pence As ‘Proudly Out Of Sync,’ Known For ‘Offending Gays,’ Could Be A ‘Dangerous Anachronism’

July 16, 2016 by


By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporters Michael Barbaro and Monica Davey portrayed Donald Trump’s socially conservative vice presidential running mate as a potentially “dangerous anachronism” in Friday’s “Mike Pence: A Conservative Proudly Out of Sync With His Times.” It’s all a piece with the mainstream media’s double standard in ideological labeling of the […]

NYT’s Bizarre Standard: Blame Trump For Failing To ‘Condemn’ Violence Committed Against Own Supporters

June 4, 2016 by


By Clay Waters ~ Early New York Times coverage of the anti-Trump violence committed by left-wingers outside a Trump rally in San Jose was distinctly underwhelming, with reporter Alan Rappeport having the gall to blame Trump for failing to condemn the violence instigated by anti-Trump protesters, while letting the Clinton campaign pose as above it […]

Anti-Trump NYT Columnist: My Goal’s To Avoid The Truth About Trump Voters Until Election Day

May 29, 2016 by


By Tim Graham ~ Remember when media elitists like Joe Scarborough mocked George W. Bush as an idiot because he was incurious? What would “Morning Joe” say about New York Times columnist Frank Bruni? The former White House correspondent in the Bush years wrote a column for Wednesday called “Trumping on Eggshells,” explaining how he […]

Warming To Trump

May 29, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ It is becoming hard to resist a candidate so free to tell the truth and defy the media bull: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said he would “cancel” the Paris climate deal in his first major speech on energy policy. More than 195 countries pledged to reduce carbon emissions in […]

Sssshhh! Donald Trump Leads Hillary Clinton

May 23, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ What the media is not keen to tell you: It’s not the headline, and it takes 219 words to get there, but a new Washington Post poll on the presidential race reveals that Republican Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton among registered voters 46 percent to 44 percent. Inside the Post’s […]

Matt Taibbi: Conservative Republicans ‘Destroyed The American Character…No Hell Is Hot Enough For Them’

May 20, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Even though Donald Trump is “dumb” and “racist,” he might constitute an upgrade in the Republican party’s leadership, suggests Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi. That’s because before Trump turned into the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee, the public faces of the party were “mean, traitorous scum.” Republicans, wrote Taibbi in the magazine’s June […]

Trump Drawing Level With Clinton

May 12, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ They said Trump would never be the Republican candidate. They then said he’d never beat Clinton: Donald Trump’s support has surged and he is now running nearly even with Democrat Hillary Clinton among likely U.S. voters, a dramatic turnaround since he became the Republican party’s presumptive presidential nominee, according to a […]

Republicans Against Trump

May 9, 2016 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Trump’s triumph was based on a massive voter rebellion against the Republican establishment hacks. . . much as Bernie Sanders’ popular rejection of the political establishment of the Democrats. If the Republican Party leadership starts endorsing Trump he will, in my opinion, lose his appeal. The 2016 Presidential campaign is, […]

Donald Trump Leads A Revolt Against The Elites

May 5, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Unbelievable. Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for U.S. President — something nobody but voters wanted. Trump sealed that deal yesterday when he smashed Ted Cruz in the Indiana primary. His victory is an astonishing revolt against the political and media class, and even against his own party. It’s a […]

Trump Wins Big In Indiana. Seals The Deal. UPDATE: Cruz Quits

May 4, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: As has happened throughout this 2016 Primary Campaign, the Australian media has covered it like in no other year. The result of each Primary is reported in depth, for both sides of the political fence, with an emphasis on what is happening mainly with the Republican Primaries, with a special […]

NR’s Rich Lowry Calls Out Media For Salivating Over Trump’s NY Primary Win

April 22, 2016 by


By Curtis Houck ~ In his Politico column posted on Wednesday, National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry mounted a thorough trouncing of the liberal media for their universal gushing over Donald Trump’s win in the New York primary despite the fact that a landslide had long been predicted as a possibility. “The New York primary was […]

Mark Levin Slams ‘Pom Pom Boys And Girls’ At Fox For Trump Hype After New York Win

April 21, 2016 by


By Tim Graham ~ The Right Scoop reported  (with audio) that Mark Levin opened his show on Wednesday night hitting back at all the election propaganda being spouted by the media and pundits after the New York primary results. He told his national audience that if you’re a registered member of the Conservative Party in […]

Blogger: ‘Aggressive A**hole Vote’ Now A Key GOP Bloc, Which Explains Success Of Trump And Cruz

April 18, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ One demographic group you won’t see mentioned in poll results from Quinnipiac, Monmouth, or pretty much anywhere else is “aggressive a**hole[s].” Nonetheless, according to Washington Monthly blogger Martin Longman, such voters have constituted the key bloc in this year’s Republican presidential primary-and-caucus process. “If you take the electorate and subtract every […]

Time: Republicans Face ‘Painful Choice’ With ‘Hated’ Cruz

April 10, 2016 by


By Scott Whitlock ~ In a cover story for the April 18 Time magazine, Washington bureau chief Michael Scherer described the “painful choice” Republicans face over embracing the “hated” Ted Cruz. The cover featured an extreme close up of the Republican senator with the headline, “Likable Enough?” Regarding Cruz’s Wisconsin win, Scherer skeptically wrote, “It […]

Bill Nye Predicts GOP Candidates Will Woo Milleninals With Sudden Interest In Climate Change

April 6, 2016 by


By Kristine Marsh ~ On Tuesday night’s roundtable on the Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the late-night liberal host had Bill Nye “the Science Guy on as his guest to talk about the 2016 Presidential election and how the Republican candidates haven’t made climate change an important election issue. Nye claimed that the GOP candidates […]

Trump, Clinton Embarrassed In Wisconsin

April 6, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background. Again, here in Australia, there is still intense interest in these primaries, in the lead up to both of the conventions. As I have mentioned previously, there has never been the interest in Primaries from earlier years as there has been in this election…..TonyfromOz. Wisconsin whacks the frontrunners. It’s a […]

Who Was Right About Muslim Integration In Belgium?

March 28, 2016 by


By Tim Graham ~ James Taranto of The Wall Street Journal is not a Donald Trump enthusiast, but he did relate the truth of something Donald Trump said, as reported (with scorn) by the New York Times: Asked by the Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo about the feasibility of his proposal to bar foreign […]