The Audacity of Myth: How the Media Ignored Obama's Lies In His Memoir

July 13th, 2013 6:29 PM
[Excerpted from Collusion, by Brent Bozell and Tim Graham] The media's sneakiest dirty trick in the book is bias by omission, because is is so hard to find, when journalists decide "what the people don't know won't hurt them," or more precisely, "what the people don't know won't hurt our candidate." In Barack Obama's case this omission emerged in 2012…

New Term For an Obama Fib: He 'Over-suggested

September 22nd, 2011 7:51 PM
Bruce Siceloff at the Raleigh News & Observer had the task on Tuesday of writing up the results of his newspaper's follow-up investigation into the safety of bridges in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area after Barack Obama's visit there last week. In a speech there, the President asserted that "In North Carolina alone, there are 153 structurally deficient bridges that…

Stingy Perry 'Cemented' Texas's Status as Health Care Pariah State, Sa

September 8th, 2011 10:13 AM
“G.O.P. Stands On Health Mask Records As Governors,” Kevin Sack’s story Sunday on how three current or former G.O.P. governors implemented health care in their states, led the Sunday national section of the New York Times. As usual, Gov. Perry got his share of brickbats, this time for supposedly depriving his citizens of health insurance and prenatal care through state…

Obama's False Family Drama: Ann Dunham Was Not Denied Health Insurance

July 14th, 2011 10:31 PM
As Clay Waters at the Media Research Center's Times Watch reported earlier today ("One of Obama's Emotional Arguments for Obama-Care Proven Wrong in NYT Staffer's New Book"), the New York Times's Kevin Sack ran a story yesterday which "reflects badly on Barack Obama and how he misled people in his campaign for Obama-care." I'll say. As reported by Sack…

New York Times Reporter Kevin Sack Issues White House Press Releases f

September 23rd, 2010 2:37 PM
The first wave of Obama-care goes into effect today, and New York Times health-care reporter Kevin Sack celebrated with a series of propaganda-style articles for the front of the National section, topped by "For Many Families, Health Care Relief Begins Today." (As did higher costs and denied coverage, but the Times didn't get into that.) The Times's headline reads more like an Obama…

Americans Want to Live Longer? How Gauche, Sniffs the New York Times

November 20th, 2009 5:05 PM
Friday’s front-page “news analysis” by New York Times health care reporter Kevin Sack, “Culture Clash in Medicine,” dealt with two recent recommendations from quasi-government panels on limiting testing for breast cancer and cervical cancer. The recommendations have caused some outcry as a possible prelude to Obama-care rationing, concerns Sack dismissed as “anger and confusion” and some “…

New York Times Declares Obama Victory on Health Care! (Again

November 3rd, 2009 8:35 AM
Obama victory on health care reform is just around the corner! Once again.Monday's collaboration in the New York Times by health reporter Robert Pear and White House correspondent Sheryl Gay Stolberg was headlined "Obama Strategy on Health Care Legislation Appears to Be Paying Off." After months of plodding work by five Congressional committees and weeks of back-room bargaining by…

Which Way Is It? The WP vs. NYT on Big-Government Health Care

June 19th, 2009 4:13 PM
The New York Times and the Washington Post had a pretty profound disagreement this morning on whether or not Obama has a chance to get a health care "reform" proposal through Congress this year, with the Times, predictably, being far more optimistic about prospects for the president's big-government health plan.Times health care reporter Kevin Sack portrayed Obama-style health care…

That Business Health Tax? Obama 'Decided Not to Decide' How Much It Is

October 27th, 2008 6:19 PM
The Oct. 26 New York Times took on Sen. Barack Obama's elusive health insurance mandate for employers -- the "play-or-pay" rule that would force businesses to pay a new tax if they didn't contribute a "meaningful" amount toward their workers' insurance. In the debates, Sen. John McCain asked more than once how much businesses would be fined, and Obama declined to say.Now we…

NYT Invites John 'Two Americas' Edwards to Take a Bow in Life Expectan

April 28th, 2008 1:23 PM