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By Curtis Houck | | November 16, 2016 | 1:33 PM EST

Slate writer Jamelle Bouie already made clear on Election Night that Donald Trump’s victory was akin to racists defeating Civil War Reconstruction, but he also outlined that he wasn’t done in a Tuesday post declaring that there was no such thing as a “good” Trump voter and implying any of them deserve basic human respect is “abhorrent” and “perverse” like that of a lynch mob.


By P.J. Gladnick | | November 16, 2016 | 1:25 PM EST

"The trip began a day before the election, and Mr. Kerry had confidently predicted a Hillary Clinton victory."

Ah! It was the best of times, it was the best of times. Not a hint that anything could possibly ruin the upbeat mood of what was essentially an Election Day victory lap by Secretary of State John Kerry and his merry band of liberals to the bottom of the world. Fortunately, for the eternal amusement of posterity, New York Times science reporter Justin Gillis was on hand to record the tragicomic scene. First let us begin as he notes the jubilant visitors touring Antarctica avant le déluge orange:

By Matthew Balan | | November 16, 2016 | 1:08 PM EST

On Wednesday, ABC's Good Morning America touted the scores of high school students in the Washington, D.C. area who protested Donald Trump outside of the billionaire's hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue. Anchor Robin Roberts marveled, "Looking at some of those protesters from yesterday, they're too young to vote; but yet, they still want to be out there." Correspondent Mary Bruce replied, "Many of them definitely underage — too young to vote — but they still said that they feel their future is at risk here."

By Katie Yoder | | November 16, 2016 | 12:43 PM EST

It’s called selective outrage. The media protested when President-elect Donald Trump recently chose Steve Bannon, former executive chairman of Breitbart News, as his chief strategist and senior advisor. Among other criticisms of the new appointee, journalists and bloggers took issue with a Breitbart story attacking Planned Parenthood over videos that surfaced last summer – a scandal liberals refused to get upset about.

By Callista Ring | | November 16, 2016 | 12:25 PM EST

Grab her by the napkin. That’s what The Washington Post encouraged at its election party where a female server’s body was used as a napkin dispenser. To celebrate the potential election of the first woman president, guests were encouraged to pull napkins off of a napkin-clad woman at the daily newspaper’s casino-themed election party.  According to The Huffington Post, the woman wore a dress of napkins over another dress. 

By Kyle Drennen | | November 16, 2016 | 12:02 PM EST

On Wednesday, the network morning shows were in full panic mode as anchors and correspondents breathlessly reported that Donald Trump went to dinner with his family Tuesday night without alerting the traveling press pool. The President-Elect’s excursion to a Manhattan steakhouse was labeled “chaos” and an affront to the principle of “transparency.”

By Scott Whitlock | | November 16, 2016 | 11:45 AM EST

In a twist that will surprise very few conservatives, ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday America devoted almost ten minutes to interviewing the wife of George Stephanopoulos, but never mentioned Ali Wentworth’s vow to flee the country if Hillary Clinton lost the White House. 

By Clay Waters | | November 16, 2016 | 11:12 AM EST

Post-election, the New York Times seems dimly aware it has a “red state” credibility problem, but its pattern of coverage shows it has a long way to go. Sunday it whined about how the imminent Trumper invasion posted a threat to the cultural life of Washington, D.C., not exactly a top issue for blue-collar Macomb County voters. They aren’t as comfortable in red Texas, as shown by Manny Fernandez's stand-offish approach to his conservative fellow Texans. Reporter Adeel Hassan got an awful lot of front-page mileage out of a distressing anecdote in “Refugees Discover 2 Americas: One That Hates, One That Heals.” The NYT also asked the question on the minds of red state America -- How does Mexico feel about all this?

By Jack Coleman | | November 16, 2016 | 10:32 AM EST

Brace yourself, it's already begun -- The Purge. Only a week since Donald Trump's unlikely ascension to the presidency, he's already taking aim at the very heart of democracy, as those working in journalism so often claim they embody. Late last night, NBC Nightly News ran a story with this deeply troubling headline -- "As Trump Leaves Press Behind for Steak Dinner, Incoming Admin Already Showing Lack of Transparency."

By Matt Philbin | | November 16, 2016 | 9:04 AM EST

Thought experiment: Assume for a moment Hillary won the election last week. Yes, birds are chirping, butterflies flitting about and unicorns are leaving piles of mint-scented equality on everyone’s lawn. 

By Tim Graham | | November 16, 2016 | 8:33 AM EST

Journalists at newspapers insist there is a wall of separation between the news reporters and the editorial writers. At The New York Times, it appears there is a yawning chasm between the "climate change" doomsayers in the newsroom and the newspaper's "Times Journeys" tour operators. Heather MacDonald blew the whistle on this corporate hypocrisy for National Review:

By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs | | November 16, 2016 | 2:14 AM EST

Thanksgiving is next week and you know what that means: Time for Hollywood to bash the holiday as racist! So, of course, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat made some digs at America during Tuesday night’s episode “No Thanks-giving.”

By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs | | November 16, 2016 | 1:18 AM EST

Tuesday night’s episode of CBS’s NCIS, "Home of the Brave," wasn't very brave with its special illegal immigration subplot. In fact, they took the easy way out by creating perhaps the most sympathetic character imaginable to make their point on deportation.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | November 16, 2016 | 12:41 AM EST

In what could easily be described as a sore loser whining about the election results, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell started the final segment of Tuesday’s The Last Word by declaring, “Tonight, the presidential election is getting crazier and crazier. Hillary Clinton's lead in the vote has now passed the 1 million vote mark, as absentee ballots continue to be counted.” As a result, he dedicated the end of his show to scheming about how to overcome the Electoral College. 

By Tom Blumer | | November 16, 2016 | 12:36 AM EST

At a press conference in Greece on Tuesday, President Barack Obama claimed that when he came into office, "the economy was contracting faster than it did during the Great Depression, but we were able to intervene, apply lessons learned and stabilize and then begin growth again." Naturally, Elena Becatoros and Josh Lederman at the Associated Press and Gardiner Harris at the New York Times, all of whom were there, failed to report that statement and two others surrounding it, let alone expose how blatantly wrong Obama's claims were on so many fronts.