The Cultural Revolution in American Journalism

June 13th, 2020 4:00 PM

Over there at the History Channel is this short history of China’s “Cultural revolution” back there in 1966. It was, but of course, the brainchild of China’s Communist founder and leader Mao Zedong.  Here is a bit of the description, with bold print for emphasis supplied: "“The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in 1966 by Communist leader Mao Zedong in order to reassert his…

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Morning Joe on UK Election: 'Many Democrats Should be Scared to Death'

December 13th, 2019 9:07 AM
The morning after a huge electoral loss by the left, be it here or abroad, conservatives enjoy tuning into liberal networks to savor the collective weeping, gnashing of teeth, and rending of garments. But in the wake of Labour/Jeremy Corbyn's absolute demolition in yesterday's UK elections, Morning Joe, rather than donning sackcloth and ashes, offered  instead a dose of hard…
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Maher & Co. Excited to Talk Impeachment Over Whistle-Blower Scandal

September 21st, 2019 9:36 PM
Weighing in on the whistle-blower scandal that the media have treated as the apocalypse over the past few days, Real Time host Bill Maher noted that “impeachment is in the news.” While he acknowledged that “a lot of people were saying today, ‘oh, we’ve got him,’” a disheartened Maher said “I wouldn’t get my hopes up” that the whistle-…

NY Times Reviews Books 'From the Right,' Skips #1 Book by Mark Levin

June 17th, 2019 1:35 PM
Something fascinating happened in The New York Times Book Review on Sunday. They offered five separate reviews of books by "conservatives," even as they continued to ignore the number-one nonfiction book at the top of their own Best Sellers list: Unfreedom of the Press by Mark Levin. 
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Sullivan TORCHES ‘Fantasist’ Malcolm Nance for Spewing ‘Nonsense’

April 16th, 2019 9:32 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball took quite a bizarre turn on Tuesday when far-left MSNBC contributor Zerlina Maxwell attempted to sing the praises of colleague Malcolm Nance when fellow panelist Andrew Sullivan blurted out “Jesus Lord” in disgust that Maxwell (or presumably anyone) would cite such a “complete fantasist” who “spreads so many conspiracy theories and…

NewsBusters Time Machine: ‘Why Are Obama’s Critics So Dumb?’

January 26th, 2019 1:30 PM
Here at the Media Research Center’s NewsBusters, we have hundreds of thousands of hours of liberal media bias in our archives. That includes every issue of Time and Newsweek going back to 1987. Seven years ago this week, Newsweek offered this blatant example of appalling liberal spin: "Why are Obama’s critics so dumb?" 

NY Magazine Unloads 10 Pages of Bitter Anti-Kavanaugh Hysteria

October 10th, 2018 4:52 PM
The October 1-14 issue of New York Magazine issued 10 pages of anti-Kavanaugh bile under the heading “Her and Him -- The hearing that broke America.” It’s a collection of brief essays on the September 27 Senate Judiciary committee testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh: Ten pages of inchoate liberal rage, from liberals including Jonathan Chait, Frank Rich,…
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After Trump's New Year Tweets, Stelter Predicts Year of ‘Madness'

January 3rd, 2018 12:10 AM
President Trump couldn’t complete his second day of tweeting in 2018 without shots at the liberal media. With a tweet early Tuesday night, he hyped the fake news awards he planned to give out at the start of next week. And it caused the liberal media to have a mental breakdown, as demonstrated by CNN’s Brian Stelter, who predicted nothing but “madness” for 2018 during…

Andrew Sullivan: 'GOP Are on the Smart Side' of Immigration Issue

November 4th, 2017 9:49 AM
New York magazine contributor Andrew Sullivan has a well deserved reputation as being an unhinged liberal anti-Trumper. However, unlike most leftists, Sullivan does experience brief moments of mental clarity. Such a moment occurred today when Sullivan experienced extreme foreboding about the outcome of next weeks gubernatorial election in Virginia. He fears that the Democrat stance on immigration…

Radical Author, Trump-Hater Ta-Nehisi Coates Lauded in NY Times

September 30th, 2017 7:14 PM
Radical black author Ta-Nehisi Coates, who regularly calls President Trump a white supremacist and has displayed a callous attitude toward 9-11 first responders, was rewarded with prominent placement on the front of Saturday’s New York Times arts page in a laudatory interview with Books section staff writer Concepcion De Leon: “An Intellectual’s Journey.” The subhead gave…

Andrew Sullivan Lauds Obama’s Health-Care ‘Conservatism’

July 24th, 2017 5:06 PM
In the spring of 2011, Newt Gingrich denounced Paul Ryan’s then-current proposed federal budget as “right-wing social engineering” and argued that a “free society” should not “impos[e] radical change.” On Friday, Andrew Sullivan made a similar case against congressional Republicans’ attempts to junk ObamaCare

Andrew Sullivan: Trump’s Beliefs ‘The Antithesis of Christianity’

May 28th, 2017 5:46 PM
“Between Donald Trump and anything resembling Christianity,” there is only a great void -- a “vast, empty, and dark space,” declared gay Catholic pundit Sullivan in a Friday column for New York magazine. Sullivan described Trump as “neither religious nor irreligious. He is pre-religious. He is a pagan. He makes much more sense as a character in Game of Thrones, a…
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Smiley: Will GOP Try to Ignore Slavery Ban After Garland Blocked?

March 22nd, 2017 6:30 PM
On Tuesday's Tavis Smiley show on PBS, as New York magazine's Andrew Sullivan appeared as a guest to discuss current political events, host Smiley at one point fretted that -- because Republicans denied President Barack Obama the chance to appoint Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court -- they were "trampling" on the Constitution, and oddly asked if they might ignore other…
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Maher, Andrew Sullivan Slam Maddow for Overhyping Trump Tax Story

March 18th, 2017 10:10 PM
Don't hold your breath waiting for MSNBC's Rachel Maddow to trumpet her next scoop, assuming the next time it's actually hers and not someone else's. In the wake of Maddow's is that all there is? report about Donald Trump's 2005 tax return that revealed the not at all shocking news that Trump was actually quite wealthy, at least as of a decade ago, and also paid tens of…