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How the Creator of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Got The Gospel Past CBS Execs

December 25, 2020 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a tradition for millions since it first aired on December 9, 1965. This year, many Americans were disappointed that Apple TV scooped up the streaming rights for the 2020 season. The outrage ultimately resulted in it showing up on PBS. (You can still buy the holiday […]

Wash Post HYPOCRITES: Scalia ‘Dismayed Liberals.’ Ginsburg ‘Devoted To Equality’

September 20, 2020 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ There’s a saying: “A picture is worth a 1000 words.” When it comes to hypocritical, biased media, so is a headline. Here is The Washington Post front page from February 14, 2016, the day after legendary conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died. As I wondered at the time, what was […]

VILE: Washington Post Uses New Ike Memorial To Slime ‘Pathetic’ USA

August 9, 2020 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ After more than 20 years of stumbles and conflict, the Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial is finally finished and ready to open in Washington D.C. While you may think this is a time to celebrate the great World War II general and our 34th President, The Washington Post on Friday used a […]

NY Times Sees (Democratic) ‘Piles Of Evidence’ Versus (GOP) ‘Scorn’

January 24, 2020 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ “News analysis” is a euphemism in the New York Times (and other papers) for “editorial we want on the front page.” On Thursday, the paper echoed the hacky excitement shown by CNN and others over the Democratic impeachment managers. Here’s the headline from Thursday’s “news analysis”: Perhaps someone at the Times thought […]

Democracy Thrives With Democrats? WashPost Endorses 16 Dems. No Republicans

November 6, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Every day, The Washington Post’s editorial page features the claim, “An independent newspaper.” The front page solemnly declares, “Democracy dies in darkness.” But, really, the paper should include this disclaimer: Official paper of the Democratic Party. That fact was reinforced on Tuesday as the paper offered its endorsements in the state […]

Wash Post FREAKS Over This Brexit ‘Menace’: He’s Like ‘Rasputin’

August 27, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The Washington Post’s bias doesn’t stop at the water’s edge. The paper on Sunday profiled Dominic Cummings, the man who led the 2016 Brexit Leave campaign and who now has a top job steering job to completion for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government. In a supposedly objective story, writers Karla Adam and Adam […]

After ‘Stunning’ Conservative Win, NY Times Compares Australia To ‘American South’

May 20, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ This weekend, another political earthquake hit the establishment. After trailing in every poll and being left for dead by liberals in the media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the conservatives in Australia won a shocking victory. But, just like with Brexit, Donald Trump’s win in 2016 and other examples, the New York […]

Nasty WashPost Column: Trump ‘Not Troubled’ By Possible Attempts To Kill Omar

April 17, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Even for liberal Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent, this is over the top. “The Plum Line” blogger for the paper spewed hate at conservative Congressman Dan Crenshaw for daring to criticize Representative Ilhan Omar’s dismissal of 9/11 as “some people did something.” One of the sub-headlines for the Post piece concluded, […]

Time Fawns Over ‘Phenom’ Ocasio-Cortez: ‘The Best Storyteller In The Party

March 22, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Dinosaur media outlet Time magazine awarded Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a gushing cover story for the April 1 issue, rhapsodizing over the “phenom” who is “the best storyteller in the [Democratic] Party.” Ocasio-Cortez’s hard-left brand of socialism is portrayed positively and Time national correspondent Charlotte Alter found no time to mention […]

WashPost Tries To Limit Damage Of Dem Governor’s KKK Debacle: His Pastor Is Black

February 2, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Minutes after the Virginia Pilot broke the news on Friday that a then-25-year-old Ralph Northam featured a KKK image in his medical school yearbook, the Washington Post jumped to the Virginia governor’s defense and informed readers that the Democrat has a black pastor and is against Confederate statues. After explaining that a […]

Self-Indulgent Journalistic Shrine To Close After Hemorrhaging Money

January 26, 2019 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ After 11 years of hemorrhaging money, the Baltimore Sun on Friday announced that the Newseum, a 250,000 square foot temple dedicated to journalists by journalists, will close. The Sun reported that the $500 million building will shut down at the end of 2019, finally ending the saga of a Washington D.C. […]

WashPost Trashes ‘Gaffe’-Prone Melania: She Is ‘Just Plain Bad At This’

November 30, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The Washington Post on Thursday published a nasty, dismissive attack on Melania Trump, mocking the “gaffe”-prone First Lady and insisting she is just “just plain bad at this.” In the kind of attack not seen on other first ladies (or at least Democratic First Ladies), columnist Monica Hesse tried to make some […]

The Press Hates Trump’s Attacks On Them, But What About Obama’s War On Fox?

August 14, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The Boston Globe is lobbying for a mass denunciation of Donald Trump as a response to his complaints about the media. According to The Hill, over 100 newspapers all over the country will “publish editorials fighting back against President Trump’s repeated attacks on the media.” In a pitch to fellow newspapers, […]

AP: Will ‘Hard-Right’ Kavanaugh Court Pick Haunt GOP?

August 8, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The Associated Press is REALLY worried about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The AP posted an article on Tuesday alerting that a “hard-right” Court might come back to haunt the GOP. On Monday, the news outlet suggested that “devout Catholic” judges like Kavanaugh might have trouble “upholding the law as written” […]

Politico Writer Sneers: Trump’s Hick Voters Don’t Have ‘Full Set Of Teeth’

August 2, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Showing the contempt that some journalists have for Americans who disagree with them, Politico writer Marc Caputo slimed and stereotyped Trump supporters at a rally as not having a “full set of teeth.” The since-deleted tweet can be seen here: Caputo has since deleted the tweet and apologized: However, his apology apparently […]

Breaking: Advertisers Flee Vulgar Samantha Bee After Obscene ‘C**t’ Attack

June 8, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ One week after TBS host Samantha Bee unleashed an obscene attack on Ivanka Trump, most of the advertisers seem to have disappeared from her Full Frontal show. Bee on Wednesday night returned to blame the media for playing up her vulgar comments, but companies like Taco Bell, Jim Beam, Geico and others […]

John Harwood On Murderous Gang Members: They ‘Are Human Beings’

May 18, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ As though it wasn’t bad enough that some journalists are distorting Donald Trump’s attacks on the murderous MS-13 gang, journalist John Harwood on Thursday tweeted a sympathetic spin for the vicious killers. Instead of altering the President’s comments to be an attack on all immigrants (as others did), the CNBC reporter offered […]

NY Mag: Political Debates In Media Should Be Between Left And Far Left

May 8, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Try this one on for size: Media outlets don’t need conservatives for intellectual and political variety. They can just get… other liberals. That’s the argument put forward on New York magazine’s website, Sunday. Writer Eric Levitz argued that because some conservatives tried — and failed — to stop Trump from obtaining […]

Producer: ‘Powerful People’ Tried To Bury Film’s Expose Of Ted Kennedy

March 31, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The producer and CEO behind a new film that bluntly exposes the drowning of Mary Joe Kopechne says “powerful people” tried to stop the Ted Kennedy expose from ever being released. Bryron Allen talked to Variety on Thursday and revealed: “There are some very powerful people who tried to put pressure […]

How The Creator Of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Got The Gospel Past CBS Execs

December 25, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a tradition for millions since it first aired on December 9, 1965. While many love the iconic Vince Guaraldi score, the humor and the animation, one part of the special has always stood out and made it unique: Linus’s recitation of the Gospel of Luke. […]

New Season Of The Crown Blasts ‘Scheming’ ‘Conniving’ ‘Jerk’ JFK

December 10, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Aging, liberal fans of “Camelot” won’t be happy with the portrayal of John F. Kennedy in the new season of Netflix’s The Crown. Various reviews reveal that the liberal icon will be portrayed as a “functional addict,” “a jealous jerk,” and a “scheming conniver.” Yet, the Washington Post on Friday glossed […]

Awkward: Lauer Blasted Female Senator For Not ‘Calling Out’ Harassing Colleague

December 2, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Well, this is awkward. Disgraced journalist Matt Lauer, who has been accused by multiple women of harassment and possible sexual assault, in 2014 blasted Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand for not “calling out” harassing colleagues in the Senate. Talking to the politician on Today, the man who had a secret locking mechanism to trap young […]

New York Times Slimes: Charles Manson ‘Was A Harbinger Of Today’s Far Right’

November 22, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Never miss a chance to smear conservatives, even if that means somehow connecting the right to the murderous cult leader Charles Manson. That’s apparently the view of the New York Times and Newsweek. Both liberal outlets on Monday used Manson’s death to attack political enemies. A tweet for the NYT opinion […]

How Will Media Cover Al Franken’s ‘Disgusting’ Assault?

November 17, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ According to Leeann Tweeden, a radio anchor in Los Angeles, Democratic Senator Al Franken groped and kissed her without consent in 2006. Given how quickly journalists jumped on the Roy Moore story, will they offer equally aggressive coverage for this liberal politician from Minnesota? Oh and there’s photographic evidence of what Franken […]