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NY Times Reporter-Turned-Columnist David Leonhardt: ‘Trump Encourages Violence’

March 19, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Former New York Times Washington Bureau Chief David Leonhardt’s Monday column came right out and said it: “Trump Encourages Violence.” The online deck of headlines expanded on that sledgehammer point: It Isn’t Complicated: Trump Encourages Violence: “He doesn’t deserve blame for any specific attack. He does deserve blame for the increase […]

NY Times Gets Delirious Over Democratic Field: Stacey Abrams The ‘Policy Wonk’ Trekkie!

March 10, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ front page on Saturday featured political reporter Sydney Ember in Iowa, savoring all the wonderful Democratic candidates primed to defeat President Trump in November 2020: “‘Beat Trump’ Fervor Lifts All 2020 Democrats.” Meanwhile, another odd article praised losing Georgia governor candidate Stacey Abrams for…being a Trekkie? They […]

NY Times Laments Omar’s Anti-Semitism…Distracting From Liberal Legislation

March 8, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporters Glenn Thrush and Sheryl Gay Stolberg kept up with the ongoing (and for Democrats, seemingly never-ending) saga over the constant spew of anti-Semitic statements emanating from controversial new Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. The suspiciously regretful-sounding “Democrats Let Their Message Escape Them” appeared on the front of Thursday’s […]

NY Times’s Davenport: On Climate Change, Trump Hunkered Against ‘Facts…Science’

March 2, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times environmental reporter Coral Davenport returned to a favorite subject on Friday, “As G.O.P. Trust in Climate Science Widens, an Isolated Trump Hunkers Down.” The administration is considering creating a panel to question the National Climate Assessment, which concluded last year that fossil fuels were raising the earth’s temperature […]

NY Times Laments Loss Of California’s Lefty Bullet Train: ‘Can America Still Build Big?’

February 26, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ California’s new Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has made liberals crestfallen by conceding to fiscal reality and scaling back the massively expensive and delayed high-speed rail project meant to connect Los Angeles with San Francisco. But Monday’s New York Times didn’t quite frame it that way: “California Curtails a Rail Project, Undercutting […]

Amy Chozick, NY Times Hillary 2016 Reporter, Cheerleads For Democrat Voter Turnout Apps

February 25, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times devoted 2,200 words on the front of its Sunday Review opinion section to “Can Peer Pressure Defeat Trump?” The text box: “Democrats need millennials to turn out. These apps can help.” But the piece, which cheerleads for liberal millennials to pressure their friends into voting against Trump […]

NY Times Furthers Climate Fears With Hysterical Doomsaying: ‘Time To Panic’

February 18, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times Sunday Review devoted its entire front page to unembarrassed, literal climate panic. It’s right there in the headline, over a blood-red background: “Time to Panic.” The subhead: “The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us.” It was […]