NYT Calls Trump ‘Black Sheep’ of G7 Family, ‘Poked' Allies in the Eye

June 8th, 2018 4:53 PM
In Friday’s lead New York Times story on the Group of 7 meeting of industrialized nations in Canada which opened today, reporter Michael Shear set the table with sour grapes for Trump and sympathy for Europe’s more conventionally liberal leadership: “Anger Flares Up As The Group of 7 Heads to Quebec": "Mr. Trump is the black sheep of this family, the estranged sibling…
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Williams Hits Trump Patriotic Speech, Errs on Spending (UPDATED)

May 26th, 2018 10:53 PM
UPDATE, May 27: A writer at the BreakingDefense.com website estimates that Mainland China's defense spending on a Purchasing Power Parity basis is $434.5 billion, and that its spending plus Russia's PPP spending of $157.6 billion is only about 2 percent below the USA's $606 billion. On Friday's The Five on Fox, Juan Williams sharply criticized President Donald Trump's speech…

NYT Finds ‘March’ It Can Devote Enormous Coverage to: An Anti-Gun One

March 25th, 2018 3:34 PM
Sunday’s New York Times lead story on the multiple rallies of anti-gun kids was reported by Michael Shear and a teeming throng of at least 19 other reporters around the world: “With Passion and Fury, Students March on Guns – Rebuke of N.R.A. by Huge Crowds Across U.S.” This would be the anti-gun March for Our Lives, not the pro-life March for Life, which the Times…

NYT Sheds Journalistic Inquiry, All In on Anti-Gun Children’s Crusade

March 14th, 2018 5:19 PM
The New York Times has fully and unapologetically embraced the children’s crusade of gun control in the aftermath of the Parkland school killings, and is now cheering on the promised nationwide school walkout today. The lead National section story for Wednesday, reported by Stephanie Saul and Anemona Hartocollis, was “Too Young to Protest? 10-Year-Olds Beg to Differ – Thousands…

NYT's ‘Hard-Line’ Bias in Favor of Dreamers vs. 'Draconian' Trump

January 26th, 2018 7:39 PM
On no issue is the paper’s bias more obvious than on illegal immigration, and it showed in both the tone and terminology used regarding President Trump’s latest offer in the fight over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The front of Friday’s New York Times showcased Michael Shear and Sheryl Gay Stolberg’s “Immigration Offer: Citizenship and Stern…

NYT’s Strange New Approval for Trump, Pondering Amnesty for Illegals

January 10th, 2018 4:34 PM
The New York Times may be at its most liberal on the immigration issue, and when President Trump seemed to warm to the idea of a path to citizenship for some illegals, reporters abruptly warmed to him, at least compared to the “hard-line anti-immigration activists” in his party. The lead story by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Sheryl Gay Stolberg, “Trump Receptive To Working Out…

NYT Front Cries ‘Criminal Investigation’ of Trump; Inside Story Rebuts

March 21st, 2017 6:37 PM
The New York Times two-column lead story Tuesday was predictable: FBI director James Comey’s testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee, where he announced that the FBI is in fact “investigating whether members of President Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election.” (The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Trump nominee Neil…

Trumpocalypse? NYT Blares Fears of 'Shameful' Service Cuts in Budget

March 18th, 2017 9:59 AM
New York Times reporter Michael Shear lead off Friday’s paper with the usual liberal horror show on President Trump’s proposed budget. You didn’t hard to read far to get the loaded liberal language, where taxpayer- and deficit-funded spending on all but the military is sacrosanct: “Trump Gambles in Cutting Services That Aid His Base – Budget Billed as Necessary, but…

NYT Shudders at Trump's 'Dark...Angry Jeremiad' Inaugural Address

January 21st, 2017 2:36 PM
"Dark” was the New York Times’ theme for Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address, even in the banner headline that began the paper’s coverage of the 45th President. It also happened to be liberal Democrats' favorite criticism of the speech. Mark Landler wondered: "The question left hanging after this angry jeremiad: How will the new commander in chief be able to…

Hypocrite NYT Hits Trump for Nazi Comparison; Did Same Thing to Trump

January 12th, 2017 2:10 PM
When Donald Trump mentioned Nazi Germany in reference to a lurid document floating around U.S. intelligence agencies, the New York Times was shocked and appalled -- and deeply hypocritical, given the eagerness of the paper's reporters, editors, and columnists to make those same comparisons against Donald Trump.

NYT Sore Loser Edition: Trump's 'Radical' Picks, GOP 'Viral Nonsense'

December 18th, 2016 4:21 PM
Sunday’s New York Times may as well have been the sore loser edition, still obsessed with conjuring up links, no matter how tenuous, between Donald Trump and Russia, as shown in the off-lead story by Mike McIntire, “How Putin Fan Peddled Trump From Overseas – ‘Patriot’ Site Promoted Hoaxes to Americans.” Two other stories complained of Trump's "radical…

NYT Jumps on 'Cyberbully' Trump, Skips Obama Hitting Private Citizens

December 9th, 2016 10:32 AM
The front of Friday’s New York Times featured Michael Shear's interview with Chuck Jones, the now-famous president of Indiana United Steelworkers Local 1999, who came under withering attack by president-elect Donald Trump on Twitter on Wednesday night, after claiming that “Trump lied his ass off” about how many U.S. jobs Trump’s Carrier move would actually save. The…

NYT Cocky Over Hillary Win: Lead Story Shouts 'Victory in Sight'

October 24th, 2016 3:21 PM
The New York Times is getting awful cocky about big Democratic victories on November 7. One of the two leading stories on the front of Monday’s paper: “Obama Targets G.O.P. Control of Statehouses.” The other lead story found no worries for Hillary Clinton’s campaign in the home stretch: “Victory In Sight, Clinton Presses Beyond Trump – Appeals to Vote Early…

NYT Celebrates 'Emotional' Playlist of Obama, Avatar of Cultural Cool

August 15th, 2016 7:42 PM
President Obama, demi-god of cool. The New York Times Gardiner Harris hailed Obama’s musical taste in his Monday “White House Letter,” “The President’s Revealing Disclosure, in Rhythm and Prose.” Yep, it’s more of that tough Times coverage of the president, as Harris got way too excited over the president's  “Musical taste that includes…