Time Magazine and the Media’s Normalization of Racism
November 26th, 2016 2:07 PM
The dateline: October 24, 2015. The cover of Time magazine? Art work of Donald Trump’s hair and face- melting. The headline: “Total Meltdown.” In fact, the cover was the second Time cover depicting a melting Donald, the first running in August of 2016 and titled simply: “Meltdown”
The Times, The Post, and the Fake News of Internment Camps
November 20th, 2016 5:54 PM
So the latest round of sheer nuttiness from the mainstream media? The idea that President-elect Trump intends to resurrect the infamous and quite decidedly racist “internment camps” established for Japanese-American citizens in 1942. How did this start? It started last week on FNC’s The Kelly File during a segment with Trump surrogate and former Navy Seal Carl Higbie (whom I…
CNN's Keilar Resurrects 2010 Tea Party Spitting, Racial Epithets Smear
November 15th, 2016 6:46 AM
On CNN Newsroom Monday, host Brianna Keilar claimed that she covered an incident or incidents involving Tea Party "people" (plural) who spit on members of Congress and hurled racial slang terms at African-American members of Congress.
In the Tea Party's seven-plus years of national presence, there is only one known event involving two separate incidents when what…
The Attacks on Conservative Talk Radio
November 6th, 2016 3:37 PM
Here we go again. Over at Business Insider, one-time Glenn Beck guy Oliver Darcy (he formerly of Beck’s The Blaze) and BI’s Pamela Engel have headlined "[t]he GOP must do something about the conservative media industrial complex if it wants to survive" in which they write that (brace yourselves) President Obama has correctly diagnosed the problem with the GOP.
The NYT Watergate Double Standard with Social Media's FBI Coverage
October 30th, 2016 11:05 PM
The more things change the more they stay the same. Let’s begin with a specific Sunday. October 21, 1973. The three tier headline of The New York Times, all in capital letters, covered the entire top of the paper in true banner style. It read as follows: NIXON DISCHARGES COX FOR DEFIANCE; ABOLISHES WATERGATE TASK FORCE; RICHARDSON AND RUCKELSHAUS OUT
Columbia Journalism Review’s Truth Problem
October 23rd, 2016 5:37 PM
The truth, as they say, hurts. Nowhere is this better illustrated recently than over there at The Columbia Journalism Review. Where CJR staff writer and senior Delacorte fellow David Uberti has penned this seriously misleading piece about my recent remarks on CNN concerning the “rigged election” controversy brought to the fore by Donald Trump.
Van Jones on Trump's Debate Performance: 'You Can't Polish this Turd'
October 20th, 2016 12:21 AM
CNN political commentator Van Jones brought the news outlet’s political commentary to a new low following the final presidential debate Wednesday. “You know, this is a really sad night. I’m just going to say it. This is a very sad night for the country. You can't polish this turd,” bemoaned the leftist as he slammed Donald Trump's performance. That’s right,…
The New York Times Changes Its Mind on Rape
October 15th, 2016 4:05 PM
It was October 9, 1991. The subject was the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill showdown and then-New York Times columnist Anna Quindlen was furious. Quindlen’s fury was evident in the title of her column that day. It was as short and simple as it was blunt: Listen to Us.
Cosmopolitan, The Guardian Collude with the Clinton Campaign
October 1st, 2016 3:37 PM
Yes, there in fact is a sex tape of Machado out there from Spanish TV. As noted here at Breitbart by Joel Pollak: "In 2005, Machado appeared on The Farm, a Spanish-language version of the Big Brother program. She had sex with the host of the show, even though she was engaged to Major League Baseball player Bobby Abreu of the Philadelphia Phillies at the time. Abreu called off the wedding…
Communist Party USA Endorses Hillary; Media Yawns
September 3rd, 2016 8:31 PM
The media just loves the Ku Klux Klan. Here’s a small sampling of headlines: The New York Daily News: Donald Trump supported by former KKK leader David Duke: 'I hope he does everything we hope he will do’ Then there was USA Today: Former Ku Klux Klan leader declares support for Donald Trump
CNN Praises the 'Political Genius' of Hillary's ‘Inspiring’ Speech
July 29th, 2016 1:46 AM
Hillary Clinton formally accepted the nomination to be Democratic Party’s standard bearer as their presidential candidate on Thursday evening, and CNN’s America’s Choice 2016 panel couldn’t be happier. “The words that came to my mind were kind of— sturdy, steely,” CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger gushed, “It was not an oratorical…
CNN Panel Questions GOP's Dedicated to Gun Rights, 'Tone Deafness'
July 20th, 2016 2:04 AM
Following the closing remarks signaling the end of the second day of the Republican National Convention, on Tuesday, CNN’s America’s Choice 2016 panel tackled the party’s support for gun rights. “We haven’t talked about this cheer leading for the NRA, and this cheer leading around the gun stuff,” commentator Van Jones stated, “My concern is that we have a…
Fact-Checking The Washington Post’s Callum Borchers
July 2nd, 2016 3:32 PM
So. Over at The Washington Post this week, I see that columnist Callum Borchers is upset with me. The reason, it seems, is that in an appearance on CNN’s Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter I had the audacity to say the following in a discussion about the current fashion of “fact checking” in the media.
The Media Refuse to Thank Harry Truman for Ending WWII
May 28th, 2016 8:29 PM
I am here to write this column because of Harry Truman. My late Dad, a decided Taft-Goldwater- Reagan conservative who died several years ago a few weeks shy of 90, often enough impressed on me that my very existence, not to mention his own, was owed to the man from Missouri who, in August of 1945, was the still-new 33rd President of the United States. He was forever grateful to the Democrat…