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NY Times Excuses Australia’s Authoritarianism In Failing Fight Against Covid

September 27, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times has finally discovered that Australia has become a focus of criticism for its heavy-handed, futile fight to eliminate Covid: “Fight Against Covid Rewrites Australia’s Idea of Freedom – Half the country is locked down, but most are willing to sacrifice in pursuit of a freedom from fear.” […]

NY Times Freak Out Over ‘ULTRACONSERVATIVE’ Texas ‘Shifting Right’

September 20, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Do New York Times reporters not keep tabs on their own paper? Sunday’s Times featured Houston bureau chief J. David Goodman, “Texas Lawmakers, After Shift To Right, Plan More of Same.” It’s the latest entry in what has amounted to a series of random stories the Times has been constantly running […]

New York Times Skips Biggest ‘Woodward Bombshell: Gen. Milley’s Deep State Sedition?

September 17, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Wednesday’s New York Times ran a story on a new book by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa. “New Book Details Fears Trump Would Start War.” But national security correspondent Michael Schmidt glossed over the book’s biggest alleged bombshell: That the nation’s top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the […]

NY Times Wonders ‘What Have Kids Lost?’ From Schools They Helped Keep Shut

September 15, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The latest New York Times Sunday Magazine cover story “What Have Kids Lost?” consists of interviews with six education experts discussing how some American children have suffered through over a year and half without being inside a classroom because of Covid restrictions in some areas. The discussion was introduced by a reliably […]

NY Times’ Classless Krugman Marks 9-11: Real Threat To USA? The Right Wing

September 11, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Respected economist turned partisan Democratic hack Paul Krugman marked the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks in his own inimitable fashion in his column Friday by playing his usual despicable partisan games: “Foreign Terrorists Have Never Been Our Biggest Threat.” The text box: “Before 9/11, domestic fanaticism was already on […]

SICK NY Times Columnist: DeSantis Allowing Florida ‘To Choose Death’ By Covid

September 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ With his New York Times column on Monday, “Ron DeSantis, How Many Must Die?,” angry liberal columnist Charles Blow has earned the honor of being outclassed by the eternally classless Paul Krugman, who gets marginally less personal when attacking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Besides being hateful, […]

NY Times Bashes Biden On Afghanistan Incompetence: ‘Seemingly At Odds With Reality’

August 23, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the situation in Afghanistan becomes only more grim, the New York Times is properly condemning the Biden Administration’s lack of foresight and criticizing Biden’s false statements regarding the US evacuation. Saturday’s front page featured a “news analysis” from Peter Baker, which suggested Biden’s botching of the Afghanistan pullout might damage […]

NY Times Skips UK’s Good Virus News, Rips Boris, ‘Tory Sleaze’ That Broke No Rules

August 16, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times never misses a chance to go after Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leader of the Conservative Party in Great Britain, whether smearing him as tolerant of soccer racism or bashing him over a successful Brexit strategy. After months of vigilant coverage of the United Kingdom’s struggle with the coronavirus, […]

NY Times Denies Biology, Math In Crazy Covid Reporting: ‘Pregnant People’

August 15, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times released two Covid-related reports that, taken together, denied both math and science (specifically, basic biology). After over a year of smug insistence about “following the science” on Covid, The Times used the anti-biological, transgender-approved term “pregnant people,” as if considering as a possibility the biological impossibility of […]

Hypocrite NY Times Troubled By Targeting Of Left-Wing Arsonists: ‘Extreme Crackdown’

August 3, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Tech reporter Kashmir Hill made the front of the New York Times Sunday Business section with a long, out-of-nowhere story purportedly about the dangers of global surveillance technology, lamenting that for an arsonist accused of setting a fire in a school and other spots during the riots in Minneapolis, “2,000 Miles Was […]

NY Times Seizes On Alarmist CDC Guidance To Stir Front-Page Covid Fears: ‘Universal Masking’

August 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times covid-beat reporter Apoorva Mandavilli’s overheated lead story on Saturday, “Immunized People Can Spread Virus, the C.D.C. Reports – Cases Among Vaccinated Are Relatively Rare and Tend to Be less Severe,” seized upon rushed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to push once again for universal masking. The numbers […]

NY Times’s Answer To ‘Media’ Smears? Smear The GOP, Of Course!

July 30, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Five years after then-media reporter Jim Rutenberg got the ball rolling, New York Times media reporter Marc Tracy publicly angled for even less impartial coverage of conservative political figures in Tuesday’s “Trump Is Gone, but the Media’s Misinformation Challenge Is Still Here.” The full deck of online headlines: Should news outlets contextualize […]

NY Times Is SO Disappointed In Trump Critic For Slamming Dems

July 28, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ lead National section story Monday found reporter Catie Edmondson disappointed in House Republican Nancy Mace of South Carolina, in “‘New Voice’ for G.O.P. Returns to the Party’s Fold – South Carolina congresswoman’s pivot reflects rank-and-file’s reluctance to challenge Trump.” The text box: “Instead of challenging party orthodoxy, leaning […]

Hypocrite NY Times Ignores Vaccine Skepticism Of Nets, Blames GOP Instead

July 22, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is suffering a pandemic of partisan vaccination politics. The latest shot came in Wednesday’s paper, with Jonathan Weisman and Sheryl Gay Stolberg reporting “G.O.P. Sees Virus Surge on Its Turf but Lets Vaccine Skepticism Spread.” The text box affixed blame: “Republicans lag in inoculations but put the blame […]

NY Times Front Still In Texas-Sized Freakout Mode: ‘Can Texas Turn Further Right?’

July 19, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A front-page New York Times story Saturday by Reid Epstein managed to pack in 18 hostile ideological labels into an 1,800-word story on a sadly familiar theme at the paper — how far Texas is hurdling to “the right” politically under GOP control — in “Can Texas Turn Further Right? Top […]

NY Times’s Ezra Klein Yawns At Murderous Eco-Terrorism: ‘A Wave Of Bombings…’

July 18, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Ezra Klein, founder of the left-leaning “news-explainer” site Vox and now a high-profile New York Times opinion columnist with his own Times podcast, was granted over 2,000 words to condone the bombing of oil pipelines by environmental radicals, “It Seems Odd That We Would Just Let the World Burn”. Klein’s new […]

NY Times Loves Commie Revival Of Mao In China: ‘Violence Against Capitalists’

July 12, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times disturbing celebration of Communist China continued on the front of the Saturday Business in Li Yuan’s “The New New World” column, “China’s Youth Are Turning to Mao – The chairman’s call for struggle against capitalists is attracting those frustrated with few opportunities.” The presentation is distressingly neutral […]

NY Times Page One: How Could Anyone Still Vote GOP After Biden’s Amazing Successes?

July 7, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times off-lead story Monday by national political correspondent Alexander Burns was headlined, “U.S. Surges, But Politics Hold Firm – Partisanship Immune to Signs of Recovery.” But it may as well have been titled, “What Is Wrong With You Trump Voters?” Flummoxed by Biden’s stubbornly so-so approval rating and continuing […]

New York Times Soft-Pedals Biden’s Discriminatory ‘Push For Racial Equity’

June 28, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A front-page story from Sunday’s New York Times, “Biden’s Push for Racial Equity Hits Legal and Political Snags,” opened and closed with affecting stories of hardship under sympathetic headlines. The story virtually ignored the central reality of racial discrimination within Biden’s “American Rescue Plan.” A program offering debt relief to black farmers only is […]

Corrupt NYT Skips Dem Crime Crisis: ‘Opportunity To Beat GOP On Law-And-Order’

June 26, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ On the New York Times front page Thursday, national political correspondent Alexander Burns spun frantically for the Democrats in his news analysis under a “have your cake and eat it too” headline, “Why Choose? Democrats Seek To Fund and Reform the Police.” The text box skipped the desperation and division of the […]

Cranky NY Times Lashes Out At Right, Claims Virus ‘Far More’ Trump’s Fault Than Xi

June 21, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front page of Friday’s New York Times featured the presumably rehabilitated Jonathan Weisman, who spent a long time in the paper’s doghouse for offending radical Democrats on his Twitter feed. His latest story is surely safe territory: “With Midterms in Sight, ‘Crisis’ Is Watchword for Republicans.” The text box: “A […]

NY Times Condemns Wisconsin Town For Stubbornly Denying ‘Systemic Racism’

June 14, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In an aggrieved follow-up to his controversial piece from Marathon County, Wisconsin, which he painted as a hotbed of bigotry, New York Times reporter Reid Epstein garnered a “Times Insider” Page 2 story, “When a Local Rift Grows Wider.” Epstein’s initial May 21 piece, based on a fight over a proposed declaration […]

NY Times Warns Companies From Donating To ‘Voter Suppression’ Republicans

June 9, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Ephrat Livni, who reports for the paper’s Dealbook business newsletter, dipped into hyper-partisan anti-Republican politicking in Monday’s print edition, “Taking Both Sides on Issues Like Voting Rights Can Cost Corporations – Scrutiny Over Donations That Conflict With Pledges.” The online subhead: “Investors are on alert for companies that […]

NY Times Memorial Day Editorial: Social Gatherings Unpatriotic (Except Protests?)

June 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The Memorial Day edition of the New York Times editorial page led with an obnoxious, elitist essay by Margaret Renkl, a contributing opinion writer based in Nashville. Her attempt at a Memorial Day tribute was rendered worthless by an extraneous condemnation of her fellow Americans for not doing enough to stop […]