Mask-Fixated NYT Blasts Boris for Lax Covid Rules, Mocks 'Freedom Day'

December 3rd, 2021 12:08 AM

The New York Times refuses to let go of masks, in any sense, and won’t forgive Conservative United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson for reopening public life this summer after highly restrictive COVID lockdowns. Now the paper is using the still-unproven menace of the new Omicron variant to shame him into locking down just like other European countries are doing (never mind …

NYT Uses 9/11 as Cudgel Versus U.S. ‘Torture,’ Hits ‘Heroic Narrative'

September 11th, 2021 8:31 PM

New York Times reporter Serge Schmemann wrote the lead story after that dark day when Islamic terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and The Pentagon, killing 3,000 Americans. Today, 20 years later, Schmemann recalled how an English teacher assigned her class to use his article as a source to compose “found poetry.” But Schmemann used the poems as a lens from which he could…

NY Times Bashes Biden on Afghanistan: ‘Seemingly At Odds With Reality'

August 22nd, 2021 6:48 AM

As the situation in Afghanistan becomes only more grim, the New York Times is properly condemning the Biden Administration’s lack of foresight and criticizing Biden’s false statements regarding the US evacuation. Saturday’s front page featured a “news analysis” from Peter Baker, which suggested Biden’s botching of the Afghanistan pullout might damage his electoral selling points. …

NYTimes Bashes Boris Over Soccer Row:‘Trump-Like Quandary Over Racism’

July 20th, 2021 10:03 PM

You know the New York Times is against you when a story compares you to Donald Trump in the headline and lead paragraph. Monday’s report by London bureau chief Mark Landler found Boris Johnson, Britain’s embattled Conservative Party Prime Minister, in Trumpish straits: “A Trump-Like Quandary Over Racism and Sports Roils Johnson in Britain.”

NY Times Scorns UK Racism Report: You Didn't Condemn Bigoted Britain!

April 21st, 2021 8:30 AM

The United Kingdom commissioned a report on race. It offered an optimistic view, saying institutional racism for minorities no longer blocked minority achievement in the UK. But left-wing pressure groups and their journalistic allies were appalled to read that the country they lived in was not hopelessly bigoted. Now the United Nations’ own batch of “experts” have condemned the findings, and…

Petulant NY Times Can't Admit They Were Wrong on Brexit, Despite THIS

March 2nd, 2021 3:06 PM

New York Times London bureau chief Mark Landler tried to trip up Great Britain’s Conservative Party prime minister Boris Johnson while he does a victory lap over a successful Brexit, and a successful roll-out of coronavirus vaccines in “Brexit Is Done, but the U.K. Keeps Brussels as a Punching Bag,” in Monday’s paper. 

Appalling NYT Favors Press Restrictions for Murdoch-Led News in UK

February 17th, 2021 10:29 PM

New York Times’ London bureau chief Mark Landler’s obsessive hostility toward mogul Rupert Murdoch’s right-leaning media empire was on display Wednesday. His coverage of two fledgling right-of-center news outlets also documented the resulting panic of liberals like Landler: “Murdoch to Challenge U.K.’s Fairness Statute With Fox News Playbook.” He fretted: "While Britain has long had a…

Three-Year NY Times Smear Against Boris, Brexit Proves an Utter Flop

December 20th, 2019 7:44 AM
The New York Times has invested three years of hostile coverage on Brexit and mockery of the (once) hopeless crusade of Boris Johnson to become British Prime Minister. Once in office, Johnson was vilified for attempting to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union. The Times has blamed the Brexit push for, among other things, shorter life spans; racist and Islamophobic attacks, even “…

NY Times Hails Hugh Grant's Anti-Brexit Drive, Implies BBC's Pro-Boris

December 8th, 2019 7:47 AM
Ever since the surprise referendum result in June 2016, the New York Times and rest of the mainstream press has been virulently anti-Brexit. That has translated into hostile coverage of Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has called an election to strengthen his position as he attempts to make Brexit a reality. The New York Times is clearly stretching to attack Johnson with any weapon…

NYT Checks Boris on UK Terror: 'Lock-’Em-Up Sloganeering...Undermined'

December 3rd, 2019 8:31 PM
Showing that its Boris Johnson-bashing tradition will be upheld through the British elections December 12 (in which he is currently favored to prevail), Tuesday’s New York Times found a way to use the latest London Bridge terror attack to put Conservative Party Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the defensive in “For Johnson, a Week of Courting Allies and Hosting Sometimes Rivals.” Reporters Mark…

NY Times on Brexit: ‘Smug...Private School Types’ to ‘Starve Britons'

September 5th, 2019 2:27 PM
The bruising political backlash against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his aggressive push in Parliament for a “no deal” exit from the European Union led Thursday’s New York Times. The paper blamed Brexit for everything wrong in British politics while mocking a social conservative politician for lying down on a Parliament bench: "...it was a devastating look, seeming to confirm critics…

NYT Not Happy With Bill Barr: 'Authoritarian Junta...Don’t Trust Barr'

April 18th, 2019 10:53 PM
After a 22-month investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller investigating Russian ties to the Trump campaign and possible presidential obstruction of justice, the final 448-page report on the investigation has been released, confirming the previous summary by Attorney General Bill Barr that Mueller found no collusion and uncovered insufficient evidence to charge Trump with obstruction. Which…

NYT Claims Trump Is the One With the Anti-Semitism Problem

February 15th, 2019 2:51 PM
The New York Times’ reaction to the anti-Semitic controversies engulfing two freshmen Democrats shows that “whataboutism” -- trying to discredit an opponent's position by charging them with hypocrisy  -- is no longer “the last refuge of scoundrels” but is back in favor. Mark Landler used Democratic-friendly rhetoric to change the subject and tar Trump as the one with the anti-Semitism problem, in…

NYT: Trump Wrong on Venezuela, Northam; ‘Skilled’ Pelosi Threw 'Shade'

February 6th, 2019 12:14 PM
There were lots of lefty angles to the New York Times coverage of President Trump’s well-received State of the Union address. White House reporter Peter Baker opened with a dig: "President Trump...signaled that he would continue to wage war for the hard-line immigration policies that have polarized the capital and the nation. " A fact-check article on the speech insisted socialism wasn’t the…