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Double Standards Abound After Virginia Restaurant Refuses To Serve Sarah Sanders

June 25, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Double standards were on wide display Saturday after a Lexington, Virginia restaurant owner’s Friday evening refusal to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Sanders incident has garnered a great deal of press attention, apparently because of the way she reacted to the incident on Twitter. The Washington Post’s 1,300-word story […]

Press Ignores Obama’s Lie About Emails To Hillary’s Private Server

June 16, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Thursday’s Inspector General’s report reviewing FBI and Department of Justice actions before the 2016 election effectively concluded that former President Barack Obama lied to the American people and committed illegal acts in emailing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private-server email addresses. The IG also found that former FBI Director James Comey scrubbed […]

Press Criticizes Trump’s Pre-Jobs Report Tweet; They Ignored Obama’s Similar Actions

June 7, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ On Monday, columnist James Freeman at the Wall Street Journal’s “Best of the Web” noted the selective memories seen in the vast majority of the press over President Donald Trump’s relatively noncommittal but nonetheless protocol-breaking tweet an hour before Friday morning’s upcoming jobs report. Many of them had a serious case of […]

Disingenuous Wires: Court’s 7-2 Gay Wedding Cake Ruling Is ‘Narrow’?

June 5, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Both the Associated Press and Reuters have described today’s 7-2 Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission as “narrowly” decided and “limited.” The justification for this characterization is thin, and AP has erroneously contended that “the big issue in the case, whether a business can refuse to […]

Trump: June 12 North Korea Summit Is On; NY Times Said It Was ‘Impossible’ A Week Ago

June 3, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ If the folks at the New York Times are capable of being embarrassed over their errors, the one President Donald Trump decisively exposed Friday would lead to a lot of red faces at the Old Gray Lady. Don’t count on it. A week ago, the paper falsely reported that an administration spokesperson had said […]

May Ratings Show CNN Down 25 Percent From A Year Ago In Primetime

June 1, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Figures for the May ratings period show that CNN’s primetime audience shrank by 25 percent from May 2017. Clearly, it seems that obsessing over Stormy Daniels, having over 147 interviews with her lawyer, constantly going after President Donald Trump as an idiot and a racist, highlighting Jim Acosta’s loutish behavior, giving an open […]

NY Times Loved Schneiderman, Laments Fall Of ‘Champion’ Of Women

May 9, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Monday evening, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a purported “champion of women” and an “outspoken figure in the #MeToo movement,” became a pariah in barely three breathtaking hours. At 6:47 p.m., the New Yorker published “Four Women Accuse New York’s Attorney General of Physical Abuse.” Just after 10 p.m., Schneiderman, (pictured) […]