Etiquetan "racista" y "antiinmigrante" a Ley de Sentencia de Arizona
April 6th, 2016 2:04 PM
Si se oyera el cuento a través de Univisión o Telemundo, podría pensarse que la Ley HB 2451 en Arizona promulgada recientemente por el gobernador Doug Ducey está llena de odio y es totalmente "antiinmigrante". Una vez más, la realidad es muy diferente.
Arizona Sentencing Law Gets ‘Racist, Anti-Immigrant’ Billing
April 5th, 2016 9:00 AM
If you heard it through Univision or Telemundo, you’d think that Arizona House Bill 2451, recently signed into law by Governor Doug Ducey, was an entirely unjustified, hate-filled ‘anti-immigrant’ measure. Once again, the reality is quite different.
Damning AZ GOP Gov. Ducey With Faint Praise on Illegal Immigration
February 10th, 2016 12:54 PM
New York Times Phoenix bureau chief Fernanda Santos gave out surprising praise to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey in Wednesday’s edition -- though it’s less surprising when you realize why. Like her newspaper, Santos has a history of trying to discredit Republicans on illegal immigration. In August 2014, Santos suggested Arizona citizens who showed up to a forum to express concerns about…
CNN's Costello: Trump, Sanders Are Both 'Extreme;' 'No Nuance'
January 12th, 2016 6:33 PM
Carol Costello surprisingly lumped in Senator Bernie Sanders with Donald Trump on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom: "Donald Trump is suggesting mass deportations and big tariffs to fix the economy. Bernie Sanders is offering things like free college tuition and huge tax increases. These things are extreme. Yet...they're being accepted by many voters." Costello later played up that "…
NY Times Guns for Kansas Conservative 'Fire-Breather' Kris Kobach
October 18th, 2014 8:20 AM
New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel discovered What's the Matter With Kansas? and his name is Kris Kobach, Kansas's worryingly activist and conservative secretary of state: "He Pushed Kansas to the Right. Now Kansas Is Pushing Back." Kobach is locked in a tough re-election race, and the Times smells blood in the water.
New York Times Slams AZ GOP's 'Hard-Line' on Immigration, Attempts Unr
August 24th, 2014 7:36 PM
In two weekend stories, the New York Times did its best to discredit Arizona Republicans fighting illegal immigration both on the border and the ballot box. First up, Fernanda Santos's Saturday report, "As Primary Nears, Governor Candidates Turn Eyes to Border."
Right off Santos suggested Arizona citizens who showed up to a forum to express concerns about border security were…
Seahawks Lose, Wash. State Democrat Trashes Arizona as 'Desert Racist
December 23rd, 2013 11:17 AM
Beware angry Democrats when they're football fans. AP reporter Mike Baker wrote up Washington state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, who grew angry over the Arizona Cardinals upset of the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Referring to Arizona's fight over illegal immigration, he tweeted "Losing a football game sucks. Losing to a desert racist wasteland sucks a lot."
Editor Involved in Interactive Gun Owner Maps, 25 Others Laid Off at J
August 11th, 2013 2:06 PM
Just before Christmas last year, the Journal News in New York's Westchester County north of New York City published maps containing "the addresses (and names) of all pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties," and announced their intention to add Putnam County. A firestorm of outrage ensued, but the stubborn paper's operators held out for almost four weeks…
MSNBC Panel Gripes Over 'Disrespectful' Brewer Finger-Wag
August 6th, 2013 3:27 PM
MSNBC host Alex Wagner rehashed an old and much-overblown feud between President Obama and Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.) on Thursday’s Now, hyping Obama and Brewer’s first tarmac meeting since the Arizona governor allegedly wagged her finger at the president in early 2012. Wagner blasted Brewer for not giving President Obama “the respect that should be given the commander in chief…
Pathetic Puff Piece on Holder Shows Why Daily Beast and Newsweek Conti
May 29th, 2013 3:33 PM
Earlier this afternoon, Matt Sheffield at NewsBusters noted that "The owner of Newsweek, the troubled liberal weekly news magazine, has confirmed reports that it is trying to unload the money-losing operation even despite the fact that it jettisoned its print edition last year."
A Tuesday morning puff piece on poor, besieged, downtrodden, regretful Obama administration Attorney…
NYT's Backhanded Compliment for AZ Gov. Brewer: 'Compassionate...Not a
January 22nd, 2013 7:01 AM
New York Times Phoenix bureau chief Fernanda Santos reported Sunday on Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's controversial action to expand Medicaid in Arizona, in a story full of labeling bias and a denigrating description of the supposedly uncompassionate governor: "Medicaid Expansion Is Delicate Maneuver for Arizona's Republican Governor." (Previously, Santos has advocated for Arizona…
Leno: '10 Million Hispanics Could Be Blocked From Voting in November
September 25th, 2012 10:26 AM
"A civil rights group said today that up to 10 million Hispanics could be blocked from voting in the upcoming election because of these changes to the voting laws. 10 million. And that's just here in L.A."
So quipped NBC Tonight Show host Jay Leno Monday (video follows with commentary):
On Illegal Immigration, New York Times Keeps Hammering Romney, Boostin
June 27th, 2012 5:00 PM
New York Times reporters have been hammering away at Mitt Romney over his handling of the immigration issue, using last week's Supreme Court decision that unanimously upheld the main component of Arizona's immigration enforcement law to portray him as in an awkward and defensive position with Latino voters (while downplaying the fact that illegal immigration is a lower priority for…
Missing: ‘Illegal Alien’ Disappears from Network Vocabulary
June 27th, 2012 2:23 PM
Monday's Supreme Court ruling on Arizona law did little to settle the nation’s ongoing battles over illegal immigration. But it did show how ABC, CBS and NBC have eradicated “politically incorrect” language out of their coverage of the debate.
In a span of six years major networks stopped using the terms “illegal alien” and “illegals.…