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NYT’s Awful ‘Explanation’ Of Jerusalem Move Is Hostile To Israel: Flubs, Omits Basic Facts

December 11, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ New York Times writer Max Fisher’s latest “The Interpreter” column on President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was crammed with historical falsehoods: “Jerusalem, Explained: Why Trump’s Decision Matters and What’s Next.” Fisher has previously used his odd “Interpreter” perch to go to amazing lengths to suggest that […]

NYT: ‘Stern’ Stand On ‘Hero’ Franken May Make Dems ‘Unassailable’ On ‘Moral High Ground

December 9, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is still trying to spin the congressional sex scandals in the Democrats’ direction, as demonstrated in three stories Friday virtually bragging that their stand on Franken will put them on the “unassailable” “high ground” for Campaign 2018. The lead story tackled the “emotional” resignation speech on Democratic […]

As Franken Resigns, NYT Paints Dems On ‘High Ground,’ Too Tough On Themselves

December 8, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ The front of Thursday’s New York Times anticipated today’s resignation by Democratic Senator Al Franken (Minn.), over sexual harassment allegations, by working hard to make it a bipartisan scandal, and even allow the Democratic Party to claim the high ground, despite the fact that the two most prominent sitting congressmen under […]

NYT’s Big Story: Obama’s Photographer Selling Souvenir Of Beloved Presidency

November 11, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ New York Times Katie Rogers, a political reporter who specializes in anti-journalistic fan notes to prominent Democrats like Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, had former President Barack Obama in her sights in a long piece in Friday’s paper. It’s a tribute to a new liberal icon, the former president’s official photographer, Pete […]

NY Times Obsesses Over Fox News, Others For Actually Reporting On Hillary-Russia Ties

November 5, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ New York Times political reporter Jeremy Peters on Saturday joined the odd new trend in the mainstream press of attacking Fox News for actually covering political stories besides Donald Trump — especially those involving Hillary Clinton’s and Russia. Fox and other right-leaning outlets were also mocked for not obsessing as much […]

NY Times Gushes Over Doc Of Bill Nye, The Jail-My-Climate-Change-Critics Guy

October 28, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ New York Times movie critic Andy Webster made the new documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy a “Critics Pick,” and the online headline sold it hard: “‘Bill Nye: Science Guy,’ a Portrait of a Fighter for Facts.” A photo caption gushed: “Bill Nye has a new mission: challenging climate-change deniers.” With jail time, […]

NYT’s Stolberg Hails McCain’s ‘New Voice’ Vs. Trump, But Was ‘Cantankerous’ Vs. Obama

October 23, 2017 by


By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg filed a flattering story on Sen. John McCain, “In Twilight of Career, McCain Becomes an Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism.” The text box of Saturday’s story was even more syrupy: “After a cancer diagnosis, an even more vocal defender of national ideals.” So where was […]