NY Times Front Page Pushes Biden to ‘Bolder Agenda’ (i.e. Socialism)
May 19th, 2020 8:44 AM
The New York Times has not hesitated to use the coronavirus crisis to push its left-wing policy priorities. Reporter Alexander Burns devoted 2,000 words on the front page of Monday’s edition to “Biden Pursues Ideas to Match Scale of Crisis -- Left Sees an Opening for a Bolder Agenda." "The former vice president and other Democratic leaders are racing to assemble a new…
Will Bloomberg News Ignore NYT Story on Bloomberg’s Massive Spending?
February 18th, 2020 8:55 AM
No wonder liberal billionaire 2020 candidate Michael Bloomberg does not want his own news outlet investigating him. They might have to do journalism and risk exposing where his money has been going all these years. The liberal New York Times chose to do some actual journalism by digging up records on Bloomberg’s enormous spending between 1977 and 2019 in a report Feb. 15. Bloomberg…
Out of Whack: NYTimes Sees ‘Moderates’ in Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Kerry?
November 27th, 2019 8:35 AM
More proof that the New York Times ideological scale is way out of calibration appeared in Monday’s edition, first in reporter Alexander Burns’ long profile of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s entry into the Democratic political field: “Bloomberg Hits Democratic Presidential Race Running to the Center.” The online subhead underlined Bloomberg’s…
NYTimes’s Candidate Questions: Is It ‘Ideal’ for Anyone to Own Guns?
June 19th, 2019 2:14 PM
The New York Times posed a set of dominantly left-wing questions to 22 Democratic presidential candidates and invited them to answer on video. Only Joe Biden declined to participate. There was a distinct, undeniable hard-left lean to the questions. Of the set of 18 questions, fully half (nine) were left-leaning, and only one classified as right-leaning. One lliberal question: "Does anyone…
NY Times Calls on Anita Hill Once Again to Bash Joe Biden on Page One
April 27th, 2019 1:50 PM
Former senator and vice president Joe Biden is officially running for president, and once again went to Anita Hill in its front-page story Friday, “Biden’s ‘Regret’ For Hill’s Pain Fails to Soothe.” Hill is seen by the press as a victim of both Clarence Thomas and the all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee. She made regular appearances in the paper…
NYT Packed With Accusations of Trump's ‘Dark, Anti-Immigrant Message'
November 3rd, 2018 3:07 PM
With elections fast approaching, Friday’s New York Times was packed with accusations of President Trump as a racist and hostile to immigrants, most intensely in the lead story by Michael Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis. The headline deck: “Trump Invoking ‘Crisis’ at Border As Voting Nears – Message For Midterms – A Presidential Theme Is Built Around a Fear of…
GOP Is Doomed, Part 28: Kavanaugh Has Left House Majority ‘In Tatters'
September 30th, 2018 7:40 PM
The Sunday New York Times front-page “news analysis” was positively gleeful over the apparent certainty that the last-minute assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would cost the Republican Party control of the House in November: “For Nominee, G.O.P. Takes A Big Gamble – Risking House Seats to Retain Senate Control.” It sounds like the GOP…
NYT Times: GOP in 'Extreme Peril' for Showing 'Contempt' for Blasey
September 23rd, 2018 3:21 PM
The New York Times’ co-lead story naturally dealt with the Kavanaugh controversy: “Nominee’s Fate Is Pivotal Point In U.S. Politics – An Apex in the Struggle Over Women’s Status.” Reporters portrayed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, and last-minute sexual-assault accusations, through the prism of Kavanaugh taking away women’s rights…
NY Times Can’t Wait for November: ‘Fall Holds Peril for G.O.P.’
August 11th, 2018 9:20 AM
Hope springs eternal for Democrats in the pages of the New York Times. Thursday’s lead story by Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin provided Democratic predictions for winning the House in the November elections: “Clarity in Election Fog: Fall Holds Peril for G.O.P.” The reporters made hay over GOP struggles, and again exploited criminal charges faced by Rep. Chris Collins to…
NYT Sees ‘Far Right’ Voters in ‘Crazy’ GA, Treats Far-Left Dems Kindly
July 16th, 2018 5:02 PM
The labeling bias came straight from the very top of the New York Times lead National section story Monday. Richard Fausset reported from Georgia under the headlines, “A Race Pivots on Guns, Saws and Trucks – In Georgia’s heated G.O.P. runoff, two candidates for governor court voters on the far right.” Fausset played up the controversies and heated rivalry in Georgia,…
NYT Whines About Trump's 'Racially Incendiary...Slur' vs Sen. Warren
June 24th, 2018 7:31 PM
The New York Times’ Alexander Burns rushed to the defense of one of their 2020 presidential hopefuls on Sunday: “Elizabeth Warren Condemned Trump in Reno. He Answered in Las Vegas With a Slur.” And what horrible slur would this be? "....a sarcastic, racially incendiary jibe -- 'Pocahontas' -- lobbed by Mr. Trump...." Oh, that one.
NYT Front Page Sees 'Sex Scandal...Double Standard' in Favor of GOP
May 10th, 2018 6:03 PM
The New York Times pathetically tried to turn the shock resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accused by several women of physical abuse into a political plus for Democrats, even though Schneiderman was one of the legal leaders of “The Resistance” and a #MeToo crusader for women. Thursday’s New York Times front-page story by Alexander Burns read: “Sex…
'F' for Objectivity: NYT Pushes Teacher Strikes to Loosen GOP ‘Grip’
April 15th, 2018 5:37 PM
The New York Times found yet another angle from which to attack the Republicans as the 2018 elections loom. Friday’s lead National story concerned various teachers strikes in “red states,” “Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republicans’ Grip on Red States – Years of Budget Cuts Push Education Into Political Fray.”
NYT Leaves GOP ‘Scrambling...Defensive' Over Anti-Gun Protests in 2018
March 27th, 2018 7:18 AM
Taking a clear anti-gun stand, the New York Times sent a platoon of reporters worldwide to cover the anti-gun March for Our Lives for Sunday’s lead slot. On Monday, the paper pivoted to the November elections, with Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin pressuring Republicans on the front page: “Gun Protests Leave Republicans Scrambling as Midterms Loom.” It’s the same gun-…