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NY Times Flatters Young, Disruptive Enviro-Nuts Getting In Face Of World Leaders

June 23, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In “New Brand of Activist Takes Aim at Ukraine War and Climate Crisis, Together,” New York Times’ international correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman allowed undereducated youth to spout socialist nonsense, while cheering them as they confronted world leaders face to face, acts that would be condemned if performed by, say, anti-vaccine mandate activists. […]

Finally: NY Times Notices Soft-On-Crime Hurting Dems In Big Cities

June 7, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front page of Monday’s New York Times acknowledged the obvious: The crime issue is hurting Democrats badly on the ground: “Debate on Crime Splits San Francisco Democrats.” The report from Tim Arango and Thomas Fuller spotlighted San Francisco’s controversial District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who may prove too far left for…San Francisco? Boudin’s […]

NY Times Writers Can’t Handle ‘Misogynistic’ Depp Decision: GOP Hates ‘Mouthy Women’

June 6, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Actor Johnny Depp brought a defamation case against his former wife, actress Amber Heard, after she made domestic abuse allegations in a 2018 piece for the Washington Post. Most everyone, right and left, following the trial believed Depp and considered Heard a liar, an opinion supported by the jury verdict in Depp’s favor — […]

New York Times Upset As GOP ‘Punishes’ Woke Corporations, Financiers For ‘Climate Action’

May 30, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ After decades of celebrating liberal activists for exerting pressure on corporations to end racism, clean up the environment, support abortion rights and “voting rights,” the media is now panicking over belated counter-actions by conservatives against such corporate activism. A New York Times front-page story Friday by environmental beat reporters David Gelles and Hiroko […]

NYT: For GOP, ‘Individual Rights Trump…Societal Response, Regardless Of The Cost’

May 29, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ After an 18-year-old killer massacred 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday, the New York Times geared up for another attempt at federal gun control, under the name of “gun safety,” even while admitting deep into its coverage that long-desired Democratic proposals would probably not […]

As Roe Is Threatened, the NY Times Dumps ‘Pregnant People’ And Rediscovers ‘Women’

May 9, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Linda Greenhouse reported on the Supreme Court for the New York Times for 30 years. Since then, she’s appeared in the paper on a regular basis giving her fiercely pro-choice opinions. So it’s no surprise she had a say about the shocking leak of a draft opinion that appears to overturn […]

NY Times Goes To War On Tucker Carlson: ‘Most Racist Show In History Of Cable News’

May 2, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is running a three-part expose of Fox News show host Tucker Carlson. sub-titled “American Nationalist,” delivered by a staggering ten-person research/reporting crew led by reporter Nicholas Confessore, including an exhaustive analysis of 1150 episodes of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that ran from November 2016 through 2021. Confessore relied […]

Musk Panic At NY Times: Twitter Free Speech Equals ‘Bullying…Misinformation’

April 30, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As if the New York Times news pages weren’t crazed enough about Elon Musk,Times opinionizers really kicked up the dramatics over the billionaire entrepreneur acquiring Twitter, led by editorial board member Greg Bensinger’s aggrieved take in Tuesday’s edition, “Twitter Under Elon Musk Will Be a Scary Place.” Bensinger, whose livelihood depends on tolerance […]

Deluded NY Times Tells Biden: Embrace Climate Extremism Or Lose Youth Vote

April 25, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As Earth Day came and went, the New York Times still insists the Democrats can ride to victory on the issue of climate change – or at least the party is doomed if it doesn’t embrace extreme measures touted by…a high school student? That was environmental reporter Lisa Friedman’s spin in […]

New York Times Tilts Against ‘Shenanigans’ Like Requiring Voters To Prove Citizenship

April 4, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ How elections are run are the first question of democracy, and The New York Times routinely displays its eagerness to push the partisan Democrat point of view. On Friday, the paper tilted to the left in three different articles about election issues in Arizona, Florida, and New York. The paper painted […]

NY Times: Rashida Tlaib A Victim Of ‘Vicious’ GOP Criticism; Israel ‘Bombing Civilians’

March 7, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The upcoming issue of the New York Times Sunday magazine features “What Rashida Tlaib Represents.” The author Rozina Ali is working on a book about the history of “Islamophobia” in the United States, so it’s no surprise she produced a long (5,000 words), extremely sympathetic profile of the left-wing “Squad” member […]

NYT Author Loathes ‘Sex And Red Meat’ Fox, Praises ‘Incredibly Dedicated Pros At MSNBC’

February 22, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times political reporter Jeremy Peters really can’t stand Fox News. In his new anti-Trump book Insurgency (Part One of NewsBusters’ review) the entire network is lambasted for feeding Trump’s fevered ego. Besides that, the liberal prude splutters, the morning show Fox & Friends is “three hours of sex and […]

NY Times Snobs: Canada Protest ‘Conspiracy Theories…Barely Bridled Rage’

February 21, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times continues to smear the Canadian trucker protest against vaccine mandates as crazed angry haters, treatment that is nearly 180 degrees from the sympathetic tone it took with Black Lives Matter and Antifa protests turned riots fueled by George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police in the […]

Canadian Truckers: Threat Or Menace? NY Times Urged Trudeau To Call Cops On Covid Protests

February 14, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times continued to smear the Canadian truckers’ protest against vaccine mandates, a protest that has attracted other Canadians, sick of the country’s overzealous Covid regulations under smug liberal leader Justin Trudeau. Three new trucker stories demonstrate that the tone the paper takes covering protests depends on whether that […]

New York Times Buries Abrams’ Mask Hypocrisy, Touts Useless Mask Studies As Proof

February 11, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As even blue-state governors are doing an about-face on mask mandates, Wednesday’s New York Times front page buried the controversy over perennial Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a strong proponent of mask mandates, posing maskless in a sea of masked-up children and teachers, in a now-infamous photo. The team of reporters […]

NY Times Frets About Freedom Of The Press As Palin’s Libel Suit Comes To Court

January 26, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A June 2017 New York Times editorial falsely linked former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to the 2011 attempted assassination of Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that left six dead. Palin filed a defamation suit. (Jury selection was delayed after Palin tested positive for Covid.) The Times is worried that […]

NY Times Notes ‘Unmasked’ March For Life, Gives Tasteless Saboteurs A Say

January 24, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times covered the 2022 annual pro-life March for Life rally in Saturday’s edition: “March for Life Rally Unfolds with Eye on Supreme Court” reported by Kate Zernike (back with a byline after a long absence) and Madeleine Ngo. The March for Life, which takes place every year in […]

Classless Krugman Rides Again: ‘Biden Versus The [Republican] Friends Of Covid’

January 22, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is at it again, conspiracy theorizing about Republicans wanting to prolong the Covid epidemic. (Meanwhile, left elites are prolonging useless mask mandates masks and vaccine passports.) In Friday’s column, “Biden Versus the Friends of Covid,” Krugman repeated his smears against half the country, just as […]

NY Times Skips Sotomayor’s WHOPPER About 100,000 Kids With COVID, ‘Many On Ventilators’

January 10, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the Supreme Court takes up the live controversy over President Biden’s attempt to enforce vaccine mandates on private businesses via the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak made the lead slot Saturday: “Conservative Majority on Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Vaccine […]

NY Times Makes Hay Of January 6 Anniversary, Shuns Comparison To BLM Riots

January 7, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is making hay during the intense Democratic politicization of the one-year anniversary of the violent Capitol Hill riots of January 6, 2021, what an online headline called “the worst American attack in democracy in centuries.” (How many centuries are we talking about here?) The paper went “live” […]

Hysterical NY Times: GOP Voting – Integrity Bills Echo Poll Taxes And Literacy Tests

January 2, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A Thursday New York Times story by reporter Nick Corasaniti, set up as if to coolly analyze the state of U.S. “voting rights,” ended up the usual Times tissue of gross exaggerations and aspersions of Republican racism: “Voting Rights Tracker: What to Know About the U.S. Elections Fight.” The current battle […]

Just In Time For Christmas, NY Times Stirs Up Omicron Panic: ‘Reconsider’ Family Visits

December 26, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In the wake of a surge in Covid cases driven by the Omicron variant, the New York Times is trying to scare you back into your homes, alone, perhaps through government edict, just in time for the holidays. Although early studies suggest the highly contagious Omicron may not be nearly as […]

Again? New York Times Can’t Quit Scary ‘Hard Right’ Texas Republicans

December 15, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Here they go again. New York Times Houston bureau chief J. David Goodman made Monday’s paper with this apparently newsworthy criticism of the Republican Party in Texas, “For Texas Governor, Hard Right Turn Followed a Careful Rise.” It’s the Times’ latest entry in a series of repetitive, fearmongering stories the paper […]

Arrogant NY Times Puzzled Why ‘Merely Rich Rush’ To Defend ‘Fabulously Rich’

December 13, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Jonathan Weisman is once again pushing taxes on “the ultrarich” who deserve to get soaked. He found an interesting story, libertarian hedge fund son Adam Wyden vs. his hard-left father, Sen. Ron Wyden, which he marred by injecting his own obvious hankering for gouging “billionaires.” The reporter […]