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New York Times Again Soft-Pedals Violence From Antifa Goon Squads

August 17, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Liam Stack pulled himself off his anti-Trump Twitter feed long enough to file “Alt-Right, Alt-Left, Antifa, Cuck: A Brief Glossary of Extremist Terminology” for Wednesday’s New York Times, while his colleague Linda Qiu assured us that “anti-fascist” Antifa, the bat-wielding, window-smashing black bloc, are not actually domestic terrorists. Both stories soft-pedaled […]

New York Magazine: Fox News Blondes Are ‘A Dog Whistle Of Whiteness’, Wink To Racial Privilege

August 13, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Even in this feminist era, some personal choices women make can still be made fun of, especially when they involve Fox News women. The latest exhibit is New York magazine’s “Political Peroxide – Blonde privilege” by Amy Larocca, in the August 7, 2017 edition. The magazine’s Fashion issue features “plus-size” model Ashley […]

NYT Hypes ‘Compelling’ Al Gore As Oracle Of Climate Doom For Turgid ‘Truth’ Sequel

July 30, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Al Gore, former vice-president, nearly president, now “climate change” multi-millionaire guru, is back in the limelight with An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, a follow up to his alarmist Powerpoint hit in 2006, An Inconvenient Truth. The headline to Ben Kenigsberg’s review, in the New York Times Weekend Arts section Friday, lacks […]

NYT’s Fair And Balanced Sunday Review: Ban Conservative Speech, Mock GOP’s Trump ‘Hallucination’

July 18, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The recent New York Times Sunday Review outdid itself in anti-conservative wackiness. Lisa Feldman Barrett, a professor of psychology at Northeastern University, offered some kooky junk science in the name of banning “offensive” right-wingers like Milo Yiannopoulos from campus in “When Is Speech Violence?” In the same section, liberal journalist Joshua […]

After Odd Lapse Last Week, NYT Again All For Free Speech: Its Own Speech, Anyway

July 5, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times has been quite dismissive of the right to free speech when the right wing is involved, calling it a “canard” abused by racists. Yet the Times can be quite protective when it comes to (imaginary) threats to its own free speech, as shown by two stories on […]

NY Times Runs Father And Son’s Risible McCarthyite Projections On Trump And His Dumb Supporters

June 26, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ It was Father-and-Son Left-Wing Paranoia Day in the New York Times Sunday Review, as James Risen and Tom Risen penned “Donald Trump Does His Best Joe McCarthy.” James is an grizzled investigative reporter for the paper who has had his shares of legal scrapes with the Obama Justice Department for refusing to reveal his […]

NYT’s Ross Douthat Lays A Soft-Spoken Smackdown Upon His Liberal Media Colleagues

June 19, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, one of now two slightly right-leaning voices on the paper’s resolutely smugly liberal opinion page, penned “Notes on a Politcal Shooting” in the Sunday Review on the assassination attempt on House Republican Steve Scalise by a Bernie Sanders supporter on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. […]