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AP Promotes Claim We'd Have No 'Climate Crisis' If Carter Won in 1980

August 19th, 2021 5:17 PM

The media’s attempted rehabilitation of Jimmy Carter never ends. Early on Thursday, Associated Press posted this article by Bill Barrow: “Jimmy Carter, trounced in 1980, gets fresh look from history.” In reality, Carter’s just getting another outburst of boosterism from liberals. Carter is now 96 and confined to home, but AP sounds like they're trying to cheer him up. 

AP Warns of 'Hard-Line, 'Hard-Right' Pitch of Georgia's Republicans

January 2nd, 2021 12:37 PM

The Associated Press is ringing in the new year with the Democratic spin on the Georgia Senate runoffs. The Republicans are engaging in a risky strategy of “hardline” pitches like calling their opponents radical and socialist.

AP Pretends Handel Kept Her Distance From Trump

June 21st, 2017 12:07 PM

It only took four sentences for Bill Barrow and Kathleen Foody at the Associated Press to serve up a howler in their attempt to minimize the national significance of Republican Karen Handel's victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday evening's Sixth District congressional election in Georgia. Their report's fourth sentence claimed that the winner's victory speech "thank you to Trump was…

AP's 'Spin Meter' Suggests Carson, Trump Hypocrites on Gun Rights

December 9th, 2015 5:17 PM
In the AP Spin Meter today, the newswire's Bill Barrow and Jill Colvin hit Republican presidential candidates Bill Carson and Donald Trump over hypocrisy regarding gun rights. Both candidates have made statements in favor of civilian concealed carry as a preventative measure against terrorist attacks like San Bernardino.

AP Report on Dems' Obamacare Campaign Stances Ignores HHS Decision to

May 26th, 2014 9:04 PM
With about 4-1/2 months remaining before early voting begins in the the 2014 elections, three sets of Obamacare-related campaigns are in full gear. The first is seen in electoral contests around the country. The second is a campaign of disinformation and no information being conducted by the Obama administration and its Department of Health and Human Services. The third is a concerted…

Ga. Dem Senate Candidate Nunn Won't Tell NBC — or AP — How She Wou

May 19th, 2014 9:06 PM
In a Monday evening report at the Associated Press, reporters Bill Barrow and Christina A. Cassidy did their best to try to minimize the impact of a politically disastrous dodge on the part of Georgia Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn. In a weekend interview with NBC, Nunn refused to say whether she would have voted for or against the Affordable Care Act in 2010, saying that…

Jimmy Carter's Craven Critiques, Part 2: Lambasting America's War Reco

June 29th, 2013 6:52 PM
In Part 1 (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), I covered how the Bill Barrow at the Associated Press covered the religion-based aspects of former President Jimmy Carter's speech at Carter's Mobilizing Faith for Women conference yesterday in Atlanta. Carter characterized certain religions' failure to allow women to be priests as examples of "oppression," and seemed to consider…

Jimmy Carter's Craven Critiques, Part 1: World's Religions Share Blame

June 29th, 2013 3:08 PM
(See Updates Below based on commenter input) At first glance. Bill Barrow's write-up of Jimmy Carter's speech at his center's Mobilizing Faith for Women conference appears to have covered the facts about the conference and the specifics of the former U.S. president's outrageous attempts at moral equivalency in comparing how the world's religions treat women reasonably…