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NYT Reporters Demand NFL Fight Injustice Of ‘White Conservatives’

September 28, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The newly inflamed controversy over National Football League players protesting the National Anthem and American flag in the name of social justice landed New York Times’ sportswriter Juliet Macur on Tuesday’s front-page: “N.F.L. Players Knelt for Justice, But They Need a Lasting Stand.” Taking sides, Macur pushed for the protest to […]

Smug NYT Reporters Use Hurricanes To Bash Texans, Floridians, And The GOP

September 20, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ most activist environmental reporter Justin Gillis is leaving the paper, but not before one last Cassandra-style wail on the front of the Science section keyed to the recent major hurricanes that have hit the South: “The Unpredictable Human Factor.” Gillis, who has a knack for getting scary […]

NYT’s Fausset Uses Hurricane To Chide Anti-D.C. Rhetoric, ‘Bizarre’ Conservatism Of Texas

September 6, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Richard Fausset once again chided the “bizarre” conservative, anti-Washington sentiment of Texas after Hurricane Harvey, seeming to appreciate the red state being brought down a peg in his story for Tuesday’s front page, “After Proudly Defying Washington, Hard-Hit Texas Needs Its Aid.” Few places need the federal […]

Still ‘Dreaming’ Of Amnesty: NYT Warns Trump Off ‘Hard-Hearted’ Plan To Kill DACA

September 4, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis filed the paper’s latest passionate defense of an amnesty plan for young (and not-so-young) illegals — Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, or DACA — in Saturday‘s edition. Warning that Trump risked appearing “particularly hardhearted,” (even more than usual?) Davis shamelessly used Hurricane Harvey as […]

NYT Piles On Hurricane To Lament Houston’s ‘Untrammeled Growth,’ ‘Laissez-Faire’ Policies

September 1, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Showing the timeliness and sensitivity it’s renowned for, the political left is using the tragedy of Hurricane Harvey in Houston to excoriate it as an example of an untrammeled free market run amok, and suggests such laissez-faire policies made the damaging storm even more dangerous. The front page of Thursday’s New […]

NYT Scandalized By Trump’s Pardon Of Arpaio; Supported Obama’s Clemency For Leaker Manning

August 28, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ President Trump’s pardon of controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, scourge of illegal immigrants and a promoter of the “birther” conspiracy theory about Barack Obama, made the front of Sunday’s New York Times. Legal reporter Adam Liptak began the chorus of disapproval with “President Pardon of Arpaio Follows the Law, Yet Challenges […]

Total Eclipse Of Objectivity: NYT Activist Reporter’s Baby Talk On Climate Change

August 21, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In Sunday’s New York Times, the paper’s most activist environmental reporter Justin Gillis, who has a knack for getting scary yet inaccurate stories on the paper’s front page, delivered a condescending lecture to the effect that if you believe an eclipse will occur on Monday, then you’d better believe everything “science” tells you about […]