Salon Delivers Incredibly Depressing News for Democrats

May 30th, 2017 6:57 PM

Warning! Please do not show this Salon article to your liberal acquaintances. It could cause severe, irreversible depression in them. The reason why the May 27 article by Salon's executive editor, Andrew O'Hehir, could be so horribly depressing for them is that it tells several highly unwelcome truths that burst liberal fantasies. The fact that this unwelcome news for Democrats…

Salon Writer: Today’s Conservatives ‘Whiners…Who Never Shut Up’

January 24th, 2016 11:33 PM
“Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” is a well-known tune from the Golden Age of Broadway. A Friday Salon article made it sound as if a song about how today’s conservatives feel could be called “Besieged, Badgered and Beleaguered.” In a piece pegged to Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump, Andrew O’Hehir opined that the right “has become…

Michael Moore: The GOP ‘Really Is a Dead Party’

December 28th, 2015 10:06 PM
In his new documentary, Where to Invade Next, Michael Moore jaunts around Europe showcasing what he deems enlightened social and economic policies, including Italy’s lengthy paid vacations, Norway’s treatment of prison inmates, and France’s school-lunch program. New York Times reviewer Stephen Holden observed that Moore’s “examples…are cherry-picked to make…

Salon Writer: Freddy Krueger Antidote to ‘Repressed’ Reagan Era

September 5th, 2015 1:26 PM
Gordon Gekko of Wall Street would be a popular choice of liberals for the 1980s movie character who best illuminated the supposedly ugly truth about the Reagan era, but he’s not Andrew O’Hehir’s choice. In a Monday analysis of the films of the late Wes Craven, O'Hehir stated that Freddy Krueger, from Craven’s 1984 movie A Nightmare on Elm Street, was “the most…

Salon Writer: GOP ‘Seeks to Roll Back…the Entire Enlightenment’

July 19th, 2015 5:39 PM
A movie dramatization of the Stanford prison experiment opened this weekend, but if you believe Andrew O’Hehir, that’s not the first time the 1971 psychological study has been restaged in some manner. O’Hehir asserted in a Saturday piece that over the past few decades, “the Republican Party has been the subject, willing or otherwise, of a version” of the Stanford…

Salon Pundit: ‘Hillary-zilla,’ Friend of the Oligarchy, Dominates

August 6th, 2014 7:55 AM
Conservatives seeking a potential president who’s like Ronald Reagan might be interested to know that Andrew O’Hehir of Salon thinks he’s found such a person. True, they might then be surprised to learn that he's talking about Hillary Clinton. O’Hehir, who’s well to the left of Hillary on economic issues, doesn’t intend the Clinton-Reagan comparison as…

Salon: 'White Rage in America' Best Exemplified By 'Red-Faced Irish Du

March 16th, 2014 1:57 PM
On this St. Patrick's Day weekend, if you're in the mood for a lamentation of Irish-Americans' ongoing shift to the political right, you're in luck. Andrew O'Hehir provided that and much else in a Saturday piece for the liberal online magazine Salon. While O'Hehir believes that the 1998 Northern Ireland peace deal was "unambiguously a good thing for the people of…

Salon.com Compares White America's Shutdown Rage to Philly Fire-bombin

October 6th, 2013 9:08 AM
MRC’s Dan Gainor passed on a nominee for wacky-weed blog of the weekend. Salon.com posted an article Saturday titled “White America says ‘Let the Fire Burn’: What the Philadelphia firebombing of 1985 can tell us about the culture of white rage that led to the shutdown.” For the young people, in 1985, a radical-left black group called MOVE had repeated bouts of…

Salon: Detroit is Bankrupt Because Racists Like Sean Hannity Hate Moto

August 2nd, 2013 5:30 PM
Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir has fingered the main culprits behind Detroit’s bankruptcy. According to him, it’s none other than Fox News host Sean Hannity and all his fellow racist conservatives who were threatened by Smokey Robinson. In his July 27 screed for Salon headlined “Why the Right Hates Detroit” O’Hehir claimed the fall of big cities like Detroit…