NY Times Sunday Lead: Vote Single Party (Democrat) to Save Democracy!

December 26th, 2022 10:48 PM

The lead story in the Christmas Day New York Times celebrated the disappointing Republican performance in Election 2022, under the guise of “protecting democracy”: “Slice of Voters Averted Threats To Fair Elections.” The online headline was just as dramatic: “How the Worst Fears for Democracy Were Averted in 2022.” 

NY Times Finds GOP Racism, McCarthyism, Even Nazism Afoot in 3 States

August 18th, 2022 11:25 AM

What do Wisconsin, Arizona, and Georgia have in common? Dangerous conservative trends, according to the New York Times. The paper saw the dark cloud of McCarthyism still hanging over Wisconsin: "Much of the state remains rural and conservative -- McCarthy and Trump country." Contributing writer Robert Draper in the Sunday Magazine wrote thousands of words on…

NYT Ties GOPer Who ‘Spoke Offensively About Asians’ to Hate Crimes

March 17th, 2022 3:15 PM

The New York Times “On Politics” newsletter dealt with the latest racist atrocity committed by a Republican: “Republican in Ohio Senate Primary Spoke Offensively About Asians.” The subhead: “Mike Gibbons, a leading contender to succeed Senator Rob Portman, made the comments in a 2013 podcast on doing business in China.” The Times huffed: "The leading Republican candidate in…

Politico Editor: Trump Body Language Reveals Possible Russia Collusion

July 20th, 2018 6:13 PM
Politico's editor in chief Blake Hounshell has proclaimed on July 20 that he is no longer a skeptic of Trump-Russia collusion. See, back in February, on the heels of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's  indictment of a number of Russian companies but with no finding of collusion with any American,  Hounshell declared himself a skeptic. However, now that a second set of indictments of Russians have…

Politico's Hounshell: Are These 'Five Taliban Guys' 'Ninjas With Super

June 4th, 2014 5:19 PM
Politico Magazine Deputy Editor Blake Hounshell has made a fool of himself yet again. Three months ago, Hounshell grudgingly and bitterly had to acknowledge that former Alaska Governor and former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin was right — and he was wrong — when she predicted in 2008 that Barack Obama's weakness might cause Russia's Vladimir Putin to calculate that he could invade…

Politico's Hounshell: No One 'Credible' or 'Authoritative' Has Shown T

April 30th, 2014 11:15 AM
NewsBusters commenter "bkeyser" at my Benghazi-related post last night pointed to a tweet from Politico Magazine Deputy Editor Blake Hounshell that is at the same time breathtakingly ignorant and astonishingly insolent. Reacting to the contents of Benghazi-related emails finally obtained and published by Judicial Watch, Hounshell asked, "Can you point me to a credible, authoritative story…

Politico Hack Who Ridiculed Palin in '08 Whines and Moans at Her Ukrai

March 1st, 2014 7:04 PM
During the 2008 presidential campaign, GOP Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin made what has turned out to be a prescient remark about the relevance of a U.S. president's resolve and its potential impact on Russia's posture with the old Soviet Union's satellite states. She observed: "After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision and…

Sy Hersh Disappointed Obama Isn't an 'Angry Black Man

January 18th, 2011 5:20 PM
Liberal journalist Seymour Hersh unleashed on President Obama in a speech in Qatar on Monday, voicing his extreme disappointment with his foreign policy: "Just when we needed an angry black man, we didn't get one." Hersh also revealed his Dan Brown-style conspiracy theory about how "neo-conservative radicals" in the military's special operations community "overthrew the American government…