NYT Buries Abrams’ Mask Hypocrisy, Touts Useless Mask Studies As Proof

February 10th, 2022 3:14 PM

As even blue-state governors are doing an about-face on mask mandates, Wednesday’s New York Times front page buried the controversy over perennial Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a strong proponent of mask mandates, posing maskless in a sea of masked-up children and teachers, in a now-infamous photo. The team of reporters Lisa Lerer, Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Astead…

NOW They Tell Us? NY Times Admits Dem Voting Bill 'Flawed' Mess

June 24th, 2021 10:15 AM

The Democrats’ all-encompassing “voting rights” bill, the so-called For the People Act, formally known as H.R.1, is dead in Congress for now. The New York Times lead story on Wednesday by Nicholas Fandos explained: “G.O.P Blockade in Senate Thwarts Voting Rights Bill – After 50-50 Tie, Democrats Pin Their Hopes on a Push to Abolish the Filibuster.” The Times loved the…

Giddy NYTimes Prematurely Blessed Biden Blowout: 400 Electoral Votes!

November 5th, 2020 1:23 PM

The New York Times got ahead of itself in more ways than one over Election 2020. On the afternoon of Election Day, the paper was obliged to delete a tweet that arrogantly stated “the role of declaring a winner of the presidential election falls to the news media….” Um, no. The Times joined the “Biden blowout” brigade around a month ago with increasingly confident…

NYT Works Its Ossoff Pushing Georgia Democrat in Special Election

April 7th, 2017 3:33 PM

The Democrats’ mid-term election hope, the man who may turn the Trumpian tide, is Jon Ossoff, a young progressive candidate for the Georgia congressional seat vacated by Tom Price. Ossoff hopes to triumph in the open primary in Georgia’s congressional district to be held April 18, and he has the whole of the New York Times reporting staff solidly behind him. On Wednesday, Trip Gabriel and…

NYT Keeps Anti-Trump Hope Alive; Won Thanks to Whiter, Less Educated

December 21st, 2016 1:17 PM
In their Tuesday New York Times off-lead “news analysis,” reporters Jonathan Martin and Michael Wines tried to keep anti-Trump hope alive in “Trump’s Win, But Little Else, Is Now Settled – A Vast Divide Persists After the Electors Vote.” Bill Clinton, a former president, was posed as preaching truth to power. Another reporter took pains to explain that "…

NY Times Correlates Trump Support With Racism — on Google Searches

January 2nd, 2016 2:19 AM
On Wednesday, Nate Cohn at the New York Times, who by some accounts is being anointed the next Nate Silver of polling, made a clumsy and despicable attempt to inject race into his political "analysis" of the Donald Trump phenomenon. Cohn's tediously long writeup, which made Page A3 in the New York version of the Old Gray Lady's print edition on Thursday, attempted to identify…

NY Times Thinks (Hopes?) El Niño Floods, Landslides Will 'Re-Energize

May 20th, 2014 5:57 PM
Hooray for havoc? The New York Times's new Upshot project got unusual prime print placement for its Tuesday story predicting – hoping? -- that disasters accompanying the upcoming weather event El Nino could boost prospects for climate change legislation. It will "probably increase global temperatures, perhaps to the highest levels ever...offering vindication to maligned climate…