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GOP Doom Postponed, Despite Earnest NY Times Wishful Thinking

November 10, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The Republican Party did better in the midterm elections than many in the media and the anti-Trump “Resistance” expected. The New York Times let its pro-Democratic hopes overwhelm its objective journalism in several instances before and after the voting. The lead National section story on Election Day morning was “Democrats See […]

Beto Loses, New York Times Still Gushes: ‘Could Even Bigger Things…Be In Store?’

November 9, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ On Wednesday, Texas-based New York Times reporter Manny Fernandez sounded perturbed that the “Kennedyesque” Texas hope, Democrat Beto O’Rourke, lost by two percentage points to that unlikable conservative incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in their U.S. Senate contest: “Cruz Stays in Senate As Democratic Gains Fall Short in Texas.” Mr. Cruz’s narrow […]

The NYT’s ‘Needle’ And The Damage Done: ‘People Crying In The Newsroom’ On Election Night 2016

November 8, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Vanity Fair’s Joe Pompeo had an interesting take Monday on a web-based internet phenomenon that political “junkies” (to coin a phrase) are obsessed with: The New York Times election needle is back, after making a botched debut in 2016:   “Certain Readers May Have a Nervous Reaction’: The New York Times […]

NY Times Front: GOP Uses Trump’s ‘Political Playbook Of Demonization’ To Pit ‘Us Versus Them’

November 5, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Sunday’s front-page New York Times featured reporter Jeremy Peters’ horrified reaction to President Trump’s aggressive push (or “demonization”) on behalf of Republicans as Election Day closes in: “G.O.P. Tactics Amplify Theme Of Us vs. Them – Sticking to President’s Script in Tight Races.” The Republican attack ads targeting George Soros and […]

Thomas Friedman’s Trio Of Halloween Horrors: Trump, GOP, And Fox News

November 1, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Just in time for Halloween, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman tried to scare people into voting Democrat in his column Wednesday. The text box: “Patriots love their own people first; nationalists hate other people first.” It began with this highly debatable assertion: Dear Reader. I think you know, after 23 […]

NY Times Embraces Democratic Socialists Against ‘Inherently Exploitative’ Capitalism

October 24, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Today’s National lead: Long-shot socialist in Maine! Liam Stack’s lead National story in Tuesday’s New York Times served as a flattering profile of the Democratic Socialists of America: “In Maine, Freewheeling Capitalism Hits a Bump — Democrat in Senate Race Is a Long Shot, but His Socialist Solutions Seem to Be […]

NYT’s Chira On ‘Wrenching Betrayal’ Of Senate Women Who Confirmed Kavanaugh

October 19, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times’ Susan Chira, a “senior correspondent and editor on gender issues,” handed her paper’s mighty megaphone to angry anti-Kavanaugh women in “After Kavanaugh, Some Women Feel Powerless, Others Pumped Up.” Chira had nudged against the conventional liberal wisdom that all women were against Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a Sunday […]