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New York Times Rails At GOP Gerrymandering In Wisconsin: ‘Dangerous To Democracy’

August 16, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Reporter Michael Wines hyperventilated again over gerrymandering by Republicans in Wisconsin, in Thursday’s New York Times: “Push to End Partisan Maps Is Held Up by the Map Makers.” He led off with strong language about how liberals find it “dangerous to democracy.” When the Supreme Court concluded this summer that it […]

NY Times Smears GOP By Linking To Europe’s Far-Right, Ignores Sharp Dem Swerve To Left

July 3, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times Sunday Review prominently featured an anti-Republican smear job couched in benign academic terms: “Where’s America’s Political Center of Gravity? — How the Democrats and Republicans compare to parties in other countries.” One of the graphics shows a major swerve to the left by the Democrats since 2008 […]

NY Times Shaken By Press Civility To Sarah Sanders: ‘Maybe It Was…Stockholm Syndrome’

June 28, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Shawn McCreesh was amazed, and perhaps slightly appalled, to catch some White House reporters being civil to the recently resigned White House press secretary, by actually (gasp!) attending her farewell drinks party: “Toasting Sarah Huckabee Sanders. By the Press. Really.” The subhead to the online-only report: “‘You’d […]

NY Times’ Front Page Whines About Right-Wing Bullies Buying Up Western Land

June 25, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front page of Sunday’s New York Times featured Denver-based national correspondent Julie Turkewitz demonstrating hostility to private property and the dismayingly conservative billionaires who own it in “As Billionaires Snap Up Open Land in West, Public Is Fenced Out”: The Wilks brothers grew up in a goat shed, never finished […]

NY Times’ Strange New Respect For Cops: Noor Conviction ‘Seen By Some As…Double Standard’

June 9, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ When The New York Times‘s hostility to police collides with the unyielding demands of solidarity and multiculturism, we get upside-down reporting like the kind that appeared in Saturday’s New York Times, when reporters Matt Furber and Mitch Smith question the harsh sentencing of a former police officer, Somali-American Mohammed Noor, found guilty […]

Bizarre: NY Times Criticizes Trump For…Moving To Decriminalize Homosexuality?

June 5, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell (who’s openly gay) launched an international campaign earlier this year to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide, paying particular attention to countries like Iran, where the act carries the death penalty. President Trump recently publicized the initiative on Twitter. A grudging win for Trump from the socially liberal […]

NY Times Bemoans ‘Disciplined’ Mueller Outfoxed By Trump And ‘Handpicked’ Barr

June 3, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Saturday’s New York Times “news analysis” was filled with regret that straight-shooting Robert Mueller was outfoxed by dastardly Donald Trump and his “handpicked” sidekick Attorney General William Barr. Reporters Mark Mazzetti and Katie Benner paid tribute to Mueller, who turned out just too principled for his own good: “In Inquiry, Mueller […]