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Exposing Media Bias Is A ‘Bad Faith’ Argument?

June 17, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The arrogance of the liberal media can be measured by their dismissal of all conservative criticism as “bad faith” attacks on the press. Assuming that conservative critics are dishonest and disreputable cynics is a common trope of CNN’s Brian Stelter when liberal journalists become mired in scandal. In a June 15 […]

PolitiFact Isn’t Partisan? Pants On Fire!

June 10, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ At their recent “United Facts of America Festival,” PolitiFact interviewed Sen. Mark Warner (D.-Va). Their executive director Aaron Sharockman began with some light humor, telling Warner he was one of the more accurate members of Congress. Sharockman complimented Warner for having zero “Pants on Fire” rated claims. Warner joked “That feels like it […]

NY Times Warns Companies From Donating To ‘Voter Suppression’ Republicans

June 9, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Ephrat Livni, who reports for the paper’s Dealbook business newsletter, dipped into hyper-partisan anti-Republican politicking in Monday’s print edition, “Taking Both Sides on Issues Like Voting Rights Can Cost Corporations – Scrutiny Over Donations That Conflict With Pledges.” The online subhead: “Investors are on alert for companies that […]

Washington Post ‘Fact Checker’ Headline LIES On Biden’s Coal-Miner Ancestor LIE

May 31, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Fact-checkers came running to President Biden’s defense again. In Sunday’s Washington Post, “Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler wrote an article headlined “Biden’s claim that his ‘great grand-pop’ was a coal miner mostly pans out.” But if you read the actual article…it doesn’t pan out. Kessler admits that Biden’s great grandfather Edward Blewitt was a […]

NY Times Goes ‘Ultra’ On GOP In Weekend Labeling, Soft On Antifa And AOC

May 17, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ “Ultra”-labeling bias reigned in Saturday’s New York Times, in which various political stories slammed “ultraconservative” Republicans in Congress, but coddled radical leftists like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with flattering labels. Reporter Catie Edmondson threw around labels left and (hard) right. She managed the mouthful “ultraconservative” twice in a single story on Rep. Elise […]

Jeff Greenfield: Divided GOP Civil War Is A Media Myth

May 16, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Watch or read the mainstream media news and a constant theme they have been promoting incessantly since the election (and well before that) is of a divided Republican Party engaged in a civil war. Well, longtime political reporter and Politico columnist Jeff Greenfield took a look at that claim and described it as wishful […]

America Declines, Media Obsess Over GOP Squabbles

May 15, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The front page of the May 13 Washington Times was sobering: “President Biden’s second 100 days are off to a woeful start, including a gas shortage for much of the East Coast, a surge of inflation, a slowdown in hiring despite a record number of job openings, renewed fighting in the […]

Hateful NY Times: Florida, Texas Bills Show GOP Has Embraced ‘Lies’

May 8, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times continues to vituperatively attack Republican efforts to keep the voting process secure. Recent moves by GOP-led legislatures in Florida and Texas caused the latest meltdown in Friday’s edition: “Texas G.O.P. Pushes to Join Florida in Limiting Ballot Access.” The text box: “A sign of how much a […]

Politico Admits Real Purpose Of ‘Voting Rights’ Bill Is To Elect Democrats

May 5, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ One of the downsides for liberal publications when they get a bit too comfortable with their audiences of a similar political persuasion is that they can accidentally let their guard down and reveal embarrassing truths. One such example could have been in Politico on Monday in which reporters Burgess Everett and Marianne […]

NPR Gives 8 Minutes To WashPost’s Kessler To Defend His Lame Tim Scott ‘Fact Check

May 3, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post “fact checker” Glenn Kessler drew a lot of fire for digging deeply into the family history of Sen. Tim Scott to suggest his life story was exaggerated. On Sunday night’s All Things Considered, NPR weekend host Michel Martin devoted more than eight minutes of air time to letting Kessler […]

None Dare Call It Socialism?

May 1, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Stephen Collinson is well-known among conservatives as the most hackneyed of the hacks at CNN. The CNN Politics Twitter account promoted his latest online essay with the words “President Biden to showcase his moderate radicalism in his big congressional address.” “Moderate radicalism”? Doesn’t that make about as much sense as “quiet […]

NY Times Hails Big-Spending Biden: ‘Transformational Figure In American History’?

April 30, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ President Biden delivered his first State of the Union address, proposing three vast spending plans adding up to a $6 trillion dollar price tag, and the New York Times was awed by the historic nature of his “ambitious plans” that “could make him a transformational figure in American history,” according to White House […]

Politico Orders Staff To Avoid The Term ‘Border Crisis’…After ‘Trump’ And ‘Crisis’ Used Endlessly

April 26, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Joseph Simonson at the Washington Examiner reported Friday that Politico is the latest news outlet to order its staff not to use the word “crisis” when reporting on the massive influx of illegal immigrants at the southern border. An official at Politico characterized this decision as inspired by an earlier “guidance” memo by the Associated […]

Keep It Quiet! Politico Signals Three Major Bills Are Doomed In Congress

April 24, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ There is an upside to the media’s extreme closeness to Democrats. They can tell us how Democrat insiders really feel about their chances to pass legislation. On Thursday, Politico signaled that not one, not two, but THREE major bills were doomed to fail in Congress. The first major bill that seems doomed is the […]

The US Or ‘CHOP’? Nets Hide Democrat’s Radical Call To Abolish Police, Prisons

April 15, 2021 by

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By Kristine Marsh ~ While the media is constantly accusing the right of being domestic terrorists, left-wing extremism is routinely ignored by the media. A Democrat congresswoman’s cry for policing and prisons to be abolished should make the news but as often is the case, it was ignored by ABC, NBC and CBS. Following the […]

Reuters ‘Fact Check’ Rushes To Defend Democrat H.R. 1 Voting Bill

April 14, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ ust like PolitiFact and other “fact check” outfits, the Reuters Fact Check team tried to take apart conservative arguments against H.R. 1, the so-called “For the People Act.” A Facebook post by Freedom Works made claims Reuters insisted were “partly false” – by finding liberal professors to quibble the fine points. […]

WashPost Weirdly Praises Biden White House For Being ‘Effectively A Leakproof Operation’

April 11, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi wrote a piece on Wednesday that sounded congratulatory. It seems the Biden White House has established “message discipline” and prevented negative leaking from the staff: The Trump White House provided reporters with a gusher of leaks. With Biden, everything’s changed. Where did all the juicy […]

Big Three IGNORE Tax Foundation Report Excoriating Biden’s Keynesian Infrastructure Plan

April 7, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ A new economic report lambasting President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar infrastructure agenda was shoved under the rug by the ABC, CBS and NBC evening networks. The Tax Foundation released a new analysis March 31 on Biden’s plan headlined “President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Raises Taxes on U.S. Production.” The report summarized that “[t]he proposal’s tax increases on […]

NY Times Thrilled Corps Break ‘Silence’ On GOP ‘Restricting Voting’

April 5, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Are only Republicans fomenting a political culture war with the recently-passed Georgia election legislation? Sunday’s New York Times featured political reporter Nick Corasaniti making that case in “Georgia Governor Attacks All-Star Game Move.” Gov. Brian Kemp indeed did so — after Georgia-based corporations Coca-Cola, and Delta Airlines condemned the legislation after passage, and […]

NY Times: ‘Sen. Mazie Hirono Wonders How Some Republicans Live With Themselves’

April 2, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Reporter David Marchese interviewed Sen. Mazie Hirono, liberal activist  and scourge of Brett Kavanaugh during his 2018 Supreme Court hearings, for The New York Times Magazine. The headline is “Sen. Mazie Hirono Wonders How Some Republicans Live With Themselves.” Marchese opened the profile with a long brag about her ascent under Trump: “She […]

6 Takeaways From Biden’s First Press Conference

March 26, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden on Thursday spoke of going to the Senate “120 years ago,” claimed nothing has changed on the border regarding illegal immigration, and outlined more ambitious goals for COVID-19 vaccinations and the reopening of schools. On Day 65 of his presidency, Biden held his first press conference, fielding questions […]

LAUGHABLE NY Times Story On Cuomo: Are Dems Imposing ‘Purity Test?’

March 15, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times’ political reporter Lisa Lerer shared the lead story slot in Saturday’s edition with her take on the Democratic Party’s Andrew Cuomo problem, as allegations made against New York’s Democratic governor deepen in seriousness: “Party Struggles With #MeToo Moment.” Lerer brings up in passing some glaring Democratic inconsistencies, but […]

TILT! PolitiFact Hammers Mike Pence On Critique Of Voting Bill, VP Harris Gets Free Pass

March 9, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The liberals at PolitiFact haven’t issued a “Truth-O-Meter” rating on Kamala Harris since last September 24, but they’re hammering the last vice president, Mike Pence, for his claims at the Daily Signal about the voting provisions of H.R. 1. On March 4, Louis Jacobson tagged Pence as “False” for writing the […]

NY Times Rips GOP For Opposing Enormous Spending, Despite ‘Mr. Biden’s Good Intentions’

March 8, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front page of Sunday’s New York Times celebrated the U.S. Senate’s narrow, party-line approval of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion dollar economic relief package, congressional correspondent Carl Hulse’s “news analysis” still faulted the Republican Party for failing to abide by Biden’s “good intentions” in “Win Shows Quest To Cooperate Is All […]