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NY Times Sees Signs Of ‘Extremist Violence’: Owning Guns, Not Voting For Liz Cheney

November 29, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A long, overheated New York Times Sunday editorial, “The Republican Party and the Scourge of Extremist Violence,” was part of the paper’s hysterical editorial series The Danger Within, condescendingly “urging readers to understand the danger of extremist violence.” (Translated from Times-speak: “Keep voting Democrat!” The paper extrapolated wildly from an appearance […]

NY Times Profiles ‘Compassionate,’ ‘Uplifting’ Activist Who Wants Humanity To Die Off

November 28, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times climate reporter Cara Buckley issued a weirdly casual “news” profile of the “gentle” leader of a radical anti-humanity movement called Voluntary Human Extinction, datelined (naturally) Portland, Oregon, under the admirably honest headline: “Earth Now Has 8 Billion Humans. This Man Wishes There Were None.”  So enthusiastic was Buckley […]

NY Times Celebrates Elderly Biden’s Robust Health; Demanded Details From McCain

November 23, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ People on both sides of the political aisle have expressed concerns about President Biden’s mental acuity, but the New York Times says no worries, “Age is more than a number.” Reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg wrote the puff piece for Sunday’s edition: “President Biden Is Turning 80. Experts Say Age Is More […]

Inescapable Idiocy At The New York Times: ‘Trump, The Black Hole And Me’

November 22, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is not taking Donald Trump’s recent presidential run announcement well, judging by the latest psychobabble emanating from the paper. The latest is an interactive feature at nytimes.com: “Trump, the Black Hole and Me.” Yes, you can purge your anti-Trump emotions by typing them into a black void: […]

Hypocritical New York Times Lets Pelosi Pose As Victim Of Violence-Loving Republicans

November 21, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times devoted a 1,700-word story on Friday’s front page to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepping down from her Democratic leadership role after Republicans took back the House of Representatives. Congressional correspondent Carl Hulse proved his usual unctuous self, touting Pelosi as “the dominant political operator, legislative tactician and […]

NY Times’ Deluded Social-Media Censor Frets Twitter Under Musk On Side Of Thugs

November 4, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times technology reporter Kevin Roose, who consistently uses his column to nudge social media enterprises toward anti-conservative censorship, had a leftist take on entrepreneur and free-speech advocate Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, in Sunday’s edition: “Pivot for Twitter: The ‘People’s Tool’ Has Now Become a Mogul’s Toy.” The online […]

NY Times ‘News’ Headline: ‘Democrats Say Racism Is The Real Messaging’ In GOP Crime Ads

October 31, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times congressional correspondent Jonathan Weisman injected charges of racism into the 2022 campaign’s late stages under a partisan headline: “Democrats Say Racism Is the Real Messaging in Republican Crime Ads.” Weisman predictably launched by portraying Republican crime concerns as a cynical “seize” of an issue before quickly inserting race. As […]

At Florida Gov. Debate, New York Times Falsely Cries ‘False…Misleading Claims’ By Desantis

October 29, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporters Patricia Mazzei and Maggie Astor reported on Monday evening’s one and only debate in the Florida governor’s race, pitting sitting Republican Ron DeSantis against Democrat and former state governor Charlie Crist. But under the guise of fighting misinformation on abortion and transgender issues by Ron DeSantis, the […]

NY Times Lefty Identity Crisis: Subscribers Expect ‘Mother Jones On Steroids’

October 21, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Ben Smith, former media columnist for the New York Times who recently launched the media site Semafor, plunged himself into his old paper’s current identity crisis, both in the eyes of Wall Street and its ultra-liberal readership. After laying out what the crisis means to its share price, Smith focused on the […]

NY Times Columnist Charles Blow: Racism Of L.A. Latino Democrat Pols Is ‘White Supremacy’

October 17, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ It’s official: New York Times opinion columnist Charles Blow can find “white supremacy” everywhere, and that now includes the notorious leaked audio of Democratic Latino members of the Los Angeles city council making offensive remarks about blacks and Jews during a meeting on the city’s redistricting process. Blow began: I have a […]

NY Times’ Roose Sees ‘Right-Wing Trolls And Extremism’ If Musk Takes Twitter

October 7, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times technology reporter Kevin Roose, who shares a censorious streak with many of his tech colleagues, reacted with dismay on the news that space entrepreneur Elon Musk’s on-again, off-again courtship of social media platform Twitter is back on again, on Wednesday: “Elon Musk’s Twitter Will Be a Wild Ride.” […]

NY Times Versus Science: Critic Hess TRIGGERED By Realistic Images Of The Fetus

October 3, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front page of The New York Times Saturday Arts section featured a castigation of the new Marilyn Monroe “biopic.” Critic-at-large Amanda Hess’s insidious critique focused on a single scene of the film showing a “beatific, photorealistic fetus.” Why? Hess doesn’t come out and say it, but one suspects she fears such […]

NYTimes: ‘Bomb-Throwing’ DeSantis Hurricane Hypocrite For Shunning Fed Covid Guidance

October 1, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In Thursday’s New York Times, reporters Reid Epstein and Alan Rappeport tried to paint Gov. Ron DeSantis as hypocritical for receiving federal assistance in the wake of the hugely damaging Hurricane Ian under the hostile headline “Ron DeSantis Pauses Political Bomb-Throwing as Hurricane Ian Hits.” As a powerful hurricane hammers Florida’s Gulf […]

NY Times Paints Gov. DeSantis As Right-Wing Strongman, ‘Crush[ing] Adversaries’

September 17, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Another day, another Ron DeSantis hit piece in a major newspaper. “Is Ron DeSantis the Future of the Republican Party?” by New York Times reporter Matt Flegenheimer is set to appear in the September 18 Sunday Magazine, posing the question: Will Florida’s governor throw his hat in the ring for president, […]

Hypocrites: NY Times Suggests Constitutional Convention Grave Threat

September 9, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times congressional reporter Carl Hulse tried to scare readers of the possibility of conservatives holding a nationwide “Article V” constitutional convention, in the name of limiting the federal government. Conservatives are painted as radical before the Labor Day edition article even begins, in the online subhead: “A Second Constitutional […]

Politically Diseased NY Times Sees ‘Racism, Stigma And Fear’ In Name ‘Monkeypox’

August 30, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times Health and Science reporter Andrew Jacobs made the August 24 edition with a ridiculous and ideologically diseased story on monkeypox, “Racism, Stigma and Fear: Why Experts Want Monkeypox Renamed.” Are monkeys spreading monkeypox to humans? Researchers say the answer is no. But recently in Brazil, the unfounded fear that monkeys […]

NY Times Cheers Friendly Neighborhood IRS; Frets Over Conservative Violence

August 29, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ More liberal turnabout in the New York Times, as economics editor Deborah B. Solomon appeared in Wednesday’s Business section to defend yet another government agency from conservative “conspiracy theories,” this time the intrusive Internal Revenue Service: “I.R.S. to Conduct Security Review Amid Threats Agency and Staff.” The Internal Revenue Service, which has […]

NY Times Mocks ‘Right-Wing Fury At I.R.S. Overhaul,’ ‘Unfounded Conspiracy Theories’

August 22, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ Alan Rappeport and Tiffany Hsu devoted 1,500 words to dismissing conservative concerns over potential IRS overreach, after news the agency is hiring 87,000 new agents, at least some of whom will carry firearms. The headline on the front of the Business section Friday read “Right-Wing Fury at I.R.S. […]

New York Times Applauds Violent Eco-Nut Tactics To ‘Avoid Planetary Catastrophe’

August 15, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is going all in on radical “climate change.” First, reporter Cara Buckley issued the paper’s latest profile Friday in praise of disruptive eco-nuts: “These Groups Want Disruptive Climate Protests. Oil Heirs Are Funding Them.” They’ve taken hammers to gas pumps and glued themselves to museum masterpieces and busy roadways. […]

NPR Suddenly Worried About Disease-Related Stigma When It Comes To Monkeypox

July 31, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Suddenly, the liberal press is worried about disease-related stigma. During the Covid hysteria, the press, including National Public Radio, pushed mask and vaccine mandates and contributed to the liberal dehumanization and banning from public spaces of the unvaccinated via vaccine passports, while pushing for school closures that deprived public-school children of education and […]

What Nerve: NY Times Sniffs At Trump’s ‘Praetorian Guard Of Friendly Media’

July 27, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ With the House January 6 committee hearings over for now, New York Times’ reporter Jeremy Peters unloaded on a familiar target in Monday’s Business section — the conservative press — in “As Jan. 6 Panel’s Evidence Piled Up, Conservative Media Doubled Down.” But first, Peters told us how to think about January […]

NY Times’ COVID Criteria: No Blame For Biden Versus Trump’s ‘Ruinous Verdict’

July 26, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The last two presidents have each caught the coronavirus while in office, Donald Trump in early October 2020, before vaccinations were available, and Joe Biden last week. But the contrast in the tone of the New York Times coverage of those two events couldn’t be more different. In Saturday’s “Biden Learns […]

NY Times Page One: ‘Delay Is The New Denial’ Latest GOP Tactic To Block Climate Action

July 24, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times stopped attacking centrist Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin long enough to recalibrate usual attacks on Republicans. Reporters Lisa Friedman and Jonathan Weisman  front-page story Thursday coined a new pro-Democratic phrase in its online headline to portray the Republican Party as dangerously ignorant on climate change: “Delay as the New […]

NY Times: Deceitful Sen. Manchin Dooms Humanity As ‘Earth Warms To Dangerous Levels’

July 19, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Last week, The New York Times continued its ongoing breakdown over Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia for scuttling President Biden’s “climate change” agenda and dooming mankind to perdition with “Manchin Pulls Plug on Climate and Tax Talks, Shrinking Domestic Plan” courtesy of Times reporters Emily Cochrane and Lisa Friedman letting climate-change activists have emotional […]