Tasteless NYT Gloats: Trump COVID Diagnosis Confirms Dem Criticism
October 3rd, 2020 3:31 PM
After Friday morning’s news that President Trump and the First Lady had tested positive for COVID-19, The New York Times could hardly suppress an undercurrent of gloating, bolstered by commentary from Democratic activists. Reporter Alexander Burns made the off-lead story slot on Saturday morning: “Now There’s No Spinning Away Pandemic’s Toll.” He wrote: "For Mr. Biden and…
NY Times or Angry Internet Troll? Hits ‘Facts Optional’ GOP Convention
August 27th, 2020 5:50 PM
On the first night of the Republican National Convention, the New York Times immediately tried to poison the well for the Republicans launch of the 2020 campaign, under the headline “Nominating Trump, Republicans Rewrite His Record.” Meanwhile, the paper helped Biden rewrite his own legislative history regarding the 1994 crime bill.
Nasty NYT: Racist McCloskeys 'Threatened Peaceful Protesters’?
August 25th, 2020 6:00 PM
The Republican National Convention launched last night, and the New York Times launched its contemptuous coverage with Trump-hostile White House correspondent Peter Baker setting the table on Monday’s front page: “As Woes Grow, President Aims To Shift Story.” Baker told a whopper about the now famous McCloskey couple of St. Louis, supposedly “brandishing guns at peaceful Black…
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.