Brexit-Sliming NYT Has Gall to Attack 'Right-Wing' Pro-Brexit Press

October 24th, 2019 11:45 AM
Some nerve: New York Times anti-Brexit reporter Benjamin Mueller devoted 1,350 words Monday to going after his competitors on the Brexit-beat, accusing other media outlets of slanting the news in favor of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s quest to fulfill the 2916 vote to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union. As if the Times and Mueller himself hasn’t been…

After Years of Sliming, NYTimes Dares to Call THIS Rhetoric Violent

September 28th, 2019 3:00 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s push for Brexit has made the New York Times lose its wits. Reporter Benjamin Mueller filed the audacious story on Friday: “Johnson Is Told His Slurs on Opponents Could Incite Violence – Female M.P.’s Against Brexit.” The text box: “Linking a leader’s incendiary language to death threats.” Such a story takes an…

NY Times Sees ‘Evil' 'Rasputin' & 'Political Assassin’ Behind Brexit

September 10th, 2019 6:11 AM
The New York Times devoted a full page to a strikingly condemnatory profile of Dominic Cummings, a political consultant who directed the successful Leave campaign in 2016, and is also an “evil” “puppet master,” “Rasputin,” and “political assassin.” It’s of a piece with the paper’s extraordinarily slanted coverage of Brexit and the new…
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MSNBC Hypes Possibility of Boris Johnson Getting Arrested

September 9th, 2019 4:40 PM
How hard is it for the British Parliament to agree to the terms of a referendum that was held over three years ago? Apparently "very" and NBC chief global correspondent Bill Neely joined Hallie Jackson on Monday's edition of MSNBC Live to pile on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and to hype some insane solutions the opposition may try to get their way.
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Colbert, Norton Trash 'Angry Cabbage Patch Kid' Boris Johnson

September 8th, 2019 6:05 AM
Stephen Colbert sat down with British talk show host Graham Norton during Thursday’s edition of The Late Show. Not surprisingly, the two teamed up to trash the leaders of their respective countries: President Trump and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Norton’s commentary definitely indicated that the infiltration of left-wing politics into comedy shows is not unique to the United States.

NY Times on Brexit: ‘Smug...Private School Types’ to ‘Starve Britons'

September 5th, 2019 2:27 PM
The bruising political backlash against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his aggressive push in Parliament for a “no deal” exit from the European Union led Thursday’s New York Times. The paper blamed Brexit for everything wrong in British politics while mocking a social conservative politician for lying down on a Parliament bench: "...it was a devastating look,…
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BBC Editor: UK Conservatives Stand Up to Their Leader, Unlike GOP

September 5th, 2019 10:05 AM
If you are confused about the state of Brexit and the latest news out of Britain surrounding  embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson, have no fear, MSNBC Live host Hallie Jackson invited BBC North America editor Jon Sopel onto her Wednesday show to make sense of it all. After explaining the latest parliamentary maneuvers by both the government and opposition, Jackson asked…
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ABC, CBS: Critics Say ‘Liar’ Johnson Could ‘Wreck’ British Economy

September 4th, 2019 12:39 PM
ABC, CBS and MSNBC on Wednesday all gloated at the chaos unfolding in Britain as Prime Minister Boris Johnson fights to bring Brexit to Britain three years after the country voted for it. ABC offered scare mongering warnings, saying that “critics” say “liar” Johnson will bring down the British economy with a no-deal Brexit. MSNBC’s Morning Joe predictably cheered…

Cut Spending and Die? NYT Blames Brexit, Austerity for Shortened Lives

August 31st, 2019 6:03 PM
Keep government spending at high levels or die young. That’s the stark choice offered by reporter Stephen Castle in Saturday’s New York Times, “Why Are Britons Living Shorter Lives? – Austerity and Illness begin to Take a Toll.” The online headline deck: “Shortchanged: Why British Life Expectancy Is Falling -- For the first time in modern history, Britons are…

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

August 26th, 2019 3:52 PM
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's Boris Johnson’s government. In a supposedly objective story, writers Karla Adam and Adam Taylor smeared him as a ‘Rasputin’-…

Apocalyptic NY Times Bashes Boris Johnson: ‘End of Britain?’

July 25th, 2019 4:01 PM
There was no honeymoon for Boris Johnson, the new Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in the New York Times. The same old hostility greeted him, and his push to make good on the 2016 referendum to leave the European Union, known as Brexit: "After a lifetime of joking and blustering and maneuvering his way into jobs and then sabotaging himself with poor preparation and…
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Nets Mock Brexit-Supporting Johnson: ‘Buffoon,’ ‘Boris the Clown'

July 24th, 2019 5:00 PM
All three networks on Tuesday night offered up mocking, derisive reports on Brexit-supporting Boris Johnson winning his party's support and becoming the new British Prime Minister. ABC, CBS and NBC also highlighted comparisons of the conservative leader to Donald Trump. On World News Tonight, Ian Pannell derided, “To his opponents, he's an ambitious philanderer, unfaithful in…

NY Times Warns of 'Talibanization' When Brexit Backers Get Their Way

July 22nd, 2019 6:50 AM
The New York Times can’t stop whining about how the UK Conservative Party determines its membership. It’s an indirect way to bash Brexit, and Conservative front-runner for the Prime Minister slot Boris Johnson, under the guise of concern for democracy, which is why this obscure issue has become a Times obsession. The latest example appeared in the Sunday edition, “1% of Voters…

NYT Bashes Boris, 'Virtually Cultlike Certitude' of Brexit Embrace

July 11th, 2019 2:20 PM
The New York Times does not like British Conservative politician Boris Johnson, and certainly not his Brexit cause, and makes little attempt to hide it, even in its news coverage (and forget about the opinion section). Reporter Stephen Castle’s coverage of the debate between conservatives Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over who would become the Conservative Party’s new leader (and in effect…