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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 Memorial Day Editorial: Social Gatherings Unpatriotic (Except Protests?)

June 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The Memorial Day edition of the New York Times editorial page led with an obnoxious, elitist essay by Margaret Renkl, a contributing opinion writer based in Nashville. Her attempt at a Memorial Day tribute was rendered worthless by an extraneous condemnation of her fellow Americans for not doing enough to stop […]

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 […]

New York Times Warns: Anti-Semitism No Longer A ‘Right Wing’ Trump Thing

May 28, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The New York Times front page on Thursday included an article by Ruth Graham and Liam Stack headlined “Anti-Semitism Surges in Wake of Gaza.” They pronounced it scary that anti-Semitic violence is no longer just a “right-wing phenomenon” that was “emboldened” by President Trump. Until the latest surge, anti-Semitic violence in […]

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 […]

Would President Hillary Be Blamed For Coronavirus Deaths?

September 12, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ “Trump lied, people died.” This was the hot smear from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the first snippets of tape were leaked by Washington Post bigfoot Bob Woodward from his new anti-Trump book, Rage. The president told Woodward back in February that he wanted to downplay the coronavirus, so people wouldn’t […]

NY Times’ Sexist Takeaway From RNC: Attacks Tiffany, Ivanka, And Guilfoyle

August 31, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times “writer at large” Sarah Lyall issued a snotty, sexist story for Saturday’s edition, “The Trump Show’s Supporting Female Cast,” arbitrarily bashing the female members of Trump’s family and any other women who have the bad taste to be in the Trump Administration’s orbit. Read these highlights and remember […]

Pathetic NYT’s Silly Double Standards On Biz Boycotts: Black Beans Versus Coffee Beans

July 17, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Double standards by The New York Times on product boycotts: The silly anti-Trump boycott of Goya Foods was covered with humorless seriousness, while a 2017 Sean Hannity-inspired boycott of Keurig coffeemakers was mocked as possibly showing “support for child molesters.” The paper sympathized with liberals pitching childish social media fits over […]

Who Will Be FIRED For Ignorant NY Times Opinion Calling For End To Israel?

July 15, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ disgusting double standards on what constitutes acceptable opinion has been demonstrated once again. An opinion piece from Republican Sen. Tom Cotton (published by the Times online June 3) called for military troops to be deployed to quell the rioting that accompanied the protests over George Floyd’s killing. Cotton’s […]

CNN’s Joke-Shaming Double Standard

June 25, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On May 20, CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time aired one of those jokey interviews between CNN host Chris Cuomo and his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The governor had submitted himself to a coronavirus test on camera. Chris decided to mock the size of his brother’s nostrils by unveiling a series of […]

Biden’s Protective Political Calculators

April 16, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Almost three weeks after she went on the record with her sexual-assault allegations against Joe Biden, The New York Times and The Washington Post have issued their own investigative reports on Tara Reade, who briefly worked for Senator Biden on Capitol Hill in 1992 and 1993. She claimed Biden penetrated her […]

NY Times Mocks Pence, ‘No Training or Expertise,’ Versus Obama’s Confident Ebola Czar

February 29, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Continuing to politicize the coronavirus, the New York Times Abby Goodnough on Friday attacked President Trump putting Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the coronavirus task force in “Trump Said Pence Had ‘Talent’ on Health Policy. A Review of His Record.” So what does Mr. Pence’s record on health care […]

‘Journalism’: CNN Mocks Trump ‘Bracing For Beef-Free Menu’ While In India

February 25, 2020 by

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By Kristine Marsh ~ If there was just one article that encapsulated how CNN’s obsession with attacking President Trump borders on parody, this might be it. The news network was mocked on Twitter over this hard-hitting article bashing Trump… for eating cheeseburgers. The Pulitzer Prize-worthy headline read, ‘I have never seen him eat a vegetable:’ Trump […]

New York Times Double Standards: Trump’s Clemency ‘Spree’ Versus Obama’s ‘Mercy’

February 20, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ On Wednesday, the front page of The New York Times was topped with a hostile lead story: “Trump Exerts His Power With a Spree of Pardons – Critics Denounce Clemency for Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik as Undeserved” by Michael Shear and Maggie Haberman. Catch the echo of “crime spree” in the […]

LAME: WashPost Protests GOP Using ‘Altered Photo’ Of Nancy Pelosi In Fundraising Tweet

January 10, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post is so exquisitely sensitive to mockery of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that an unflattering image of her became a small scandal. Their headline was “Rep. Stefanik tweets altered photo of Pelosi in GOP fundraising appeal“. Reporter Felicia Sonmez sounded the alarm: Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) tweeted a petition […]

NY Times Weeps For Dem Victim Of ‘Revenge Porn,’ Sexist Double Standards

October 31, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times political writer Lisa Lerer made Tuesday’s edition with news of the resignation of the formerly rising Democratic Rep. Katie Hill of California, after a bizarre sex scandal involving campaign and congressional staffers, and fueled by explicit photos first reported by a conservative website. The headline was loaded to […]

WashPost Tries To Limit Damage Of Dem Governor’s KKK Debacle: His Pastor Is Black

February 2, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Minutes after the Virginia Pilot broke the news on Friday that a then-25-year-old Ralph Northam featured a KKK image in his medical school yearbook, the Washington Post jumped to the Virginia governor’s defense and informed readers that the Democrat has a black pastor and is against Confederate statues. After explaining that a […]

WashPost Whacks Trump’s Texas Border Fashions: ‘Choice Of Attire Was A Disaster’

January 12, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan is acting like a very badly disguised editorial writer again. On the front of Friday’s Style section, she attacked Trump’s fashions in Texas under the headline “Fashion crisis at the border.” The headline after the article jumped inside to page C2 was “Trump’s choice of […]

These Boots Are Made For Double Standards

December 29, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Is there anything, anything at all, for which President Trump won’t be faulted by a press corps that despises him so much they are making a mockery of themselves in front of the world? They slammed the president for failing to visit troops in a war zone. Then […]

Facebook Apologizes, Then Deletes More ‘Graphic’ Pro-Life Ads

November 3, 2018 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Even though 56 percent of America is pro-life, Facebook still deems pro-life ads as unacceptable for its platform. The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List has had ads deleted from its Facebook page a total of six times, according to the Daily Caller. On November 1, Facebook apologized for deleting one ad, […]

Google: Biased YouTube ‘Can’t Be Forced To Change’

November 2, 2018 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Google does not seem to want to change for the sake of its users. According to an October 31 Bloomberg article, Google filed a statement with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in response to a lawsuit challenge by conservative outlet PragerU. In the filing, Google argued that government regulation would […]

NYT Twitter Hypocrisy: Alex Jones ‘Dehumanizing,’ But Sarah Jeong’s Racism Is Fine?

August 13, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times announced August 1 the hiring of Sarah Jeong (pictured) to write about technology as a member of the paper’s editorial board. Hours later came revelations from Jeong’s obsessively anti-white and anti-police ravings on Twitter, and a subsequent defense of Jeong’s hiring from the paper. The paper’s hypocrisy […]

Double Standards Abound After Virginia Restaurant Refuses To Serve Sarah Sanders

June 25, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Double standards were on wide display Saturday after a Lexington, Virginia restaurant owner’s Friday evening refusal to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Sanders incident has garnered a great deal of press attention, apparently because of the way she reacted to the incident on Twitter. The Washington Post’s 1,300-word story […]

Awkward: Lauer Blasted Female Senator For Not ‘Calling Out’ Harassing Colleague

December 2, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Well, this is awkward. Disgraced journalist Matt Lauer, who has been accused by multiple women of harassment and possible sexual assault, in 2014 blasted Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand for not “calling out” harassing colleagues in the Senate. Talking to the politician on Today, the man who had a secret locking mechanism to trap young […]