NYT: Pence 'No Training or Expertise' vs. Obama's Confident Ebola Czar

February 28th, 2020 6:26 PM
Continuing to politicize the coronavirus, the New York Times Abby Goodnough on Friday attacked President Trump putting Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the coronavirus task force in “Trump Said Pence Had ‘Talent’ on Health Policy. A Review of His Record.” Compare Goodnough’s instant hostility to Pence, with the hosannas that greeted Ron Klain, political…

NYT Hobbles Trump’s ObamaCare Blitz, Buries Obama's Email Controversy

October 26th, 2016 1:41 PM
The New York Times made sure to “undercut” any advantage the Republican candidate might earn from news of the massive premium increases on the way to ObamaCare patients in its front-page coverage: “Growing Costs Of Health Law Pose a Late Test." The text box: “At attack that Trump made, and soon went on to undercut.” Meanwhile, the WikiLeaks revelation that…

NYT's One-Sided Coverage of Texas Abortion Regs at SCOTUS Continues

March 21st, 2016 10:58 AM
The New York Times really despises the Texas law raising safety standards for abortion clinics, and its reporting makes no effort to hide it. Health reporter Abby Goodnough reports on the case, soon to come before the Supreme Court, which will rule whether the regulations violate a 1992 ruling that states cannot impose “undue burdens” on women seeking abortions. The headline summed up…

NYT Suggests Death Penalty for Tsarnaev a 'Blot' on Boston Reputation

May 16th, 2015 10:01 PM
The front of Sunday's New York Times will evidently be blessed with "Death Penalty Leaves Boston Unsure of Itself." The paper found the death sentence handed down to convicted Boston Marathon terrorist bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev a distasteful "blot" on Boston's compassionate liberal reputation, which has rendered the finish line "a place of ambivalence," with…

In Shift, NY Times Embraces 'Moral Dimension' Provided by Bishops -- a

February 22nd, 2013 1:01 PM
Friday's lead New York Times story celebrated "G.O.P. Governors Providing a Lift For Health Law." The most notable convert: Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who reversed his position this week and announced his support for expanding Medicaid. The Times' Abby Goodnough and Robert Pear credited Scott for the embrace of Obama-care (via "proponents" who "say that doing so…

Why Has America Rejected Obama-care? NYTimes Blames Karl Rove Ads, Con

June 21st, 2012 2:34 PM
The New York Times is disturbed that the blue-collar folks of Pennsylvania haven't swallowed Obama-care. Reporter Abby Goodnough blames conservative ad campaigns for convincing gullible citizens while suggesting the facts are on the side of Obama-care supporters, while opponents harbor "resentments and dark predictions." From the front of Thursday's National section, "…

New York Times Sides With Vermont Lefties Against Lockheed Martin's 'G

May 13th, 2011 11:39 AM
The lead story in Thursday’s National section of the New York Times treated with respect an anti-military temper tantrum from the left-wing town of Burlington, Vermont by Abby Goodnough, "In a Green Town, Activists See Red Over Lockheed Martin." While Times stories involving conservative complaints are invariably overloaded with "conservative" labels, Goodnough…

NY Times Disputes Validity of Pollster Showing Close Mass. Senate Race

January 8th, 2010 2:42 PM
On Friday, New York Times reporter Abby Goodnough described the surprise struggles of Mass. Democrat Martha Coakley, once considered a shoo-in to fill the Senate seat of the late Ted Kennedy, but now facing a strong challenge from Republican Scott Brown: "In Massachusetts, Surprise Anxiety for Favored Democrats." Goodnough's hook was a Rasmussen Reports poll showing Brown within nine…

NYT Lauds Kennedy's Likely Liberal Successor, Ignores Ties to Notorio

December 11th, 2009 2:03 PM
After Martha Coakley's win in the Massachusetts Democratic primary virtually assured she would fill the seat of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, Abby Goodnough's fawning profile in the New York Times lauded her for having “made a name for herself prosecuting child abuse cases -- most notably that of Louise Woodward, a British au pair convicted in 1997 of killing a baby boy in her care.”But there was no…

NYT's Goodnough Fails to See Cynical Motive in Kennedy Senate Request

August 20th, 2009 5:27 PM
Five years after he successfully lobbied state legislators to change his state's law governing the filling of Senate vacancies, Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy (D) now wants the law changed again. Kennedy successfully encouraged Democratic state legislators in 2004 to push through a change in the law in order to thwart the possibility of then-Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.) appointing a Republican…

NY Times Takes Sides in Front-Page Story on Gates-Race Case

July 24th, 2009 1:32 PM
The New York Times takes sides in its Friday front-page story on Harvard professor (and Obama friend) Henry Louis Gates's confrontation with Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley, "Case Recalls Tightrope Blacks Walk With Police -- A Professor's Arrest Tests Opinions on Racial Progress." Gates was arrested outside his home in Cambridge, Mass. for disorderly conduct on July 16 after…