NY Times Suggests Americans Ignore Their Lying Eyes on Poor Economy

Business
November 8th, 2021 12:10 PM

New York Times senior economics correspondent Neil Irwin twisted himself into a pretzel to protect the failing Biden administration's economic agenda again — this time suggesting American furor over the poor state of the economy is more about perception than reality. 

 

NYT’s Irwin Spins Terrible Jobs Report as ‘Pretty Good, Actually'

Business
October 12th, 2021 10:04 AM

New York Times senior economics correspondent Neil Irwin bent himself into a pretzel spinning the atrocious Bureau of Labor Statistics report showing the economy only added 194,000 jobs in September. Following the release of the abysmal job growth report on Friday, Irwin had the nutty spin: “The New Jobs Numbers Are Pretty Good, Actually.”

NYT Admits: Left Would Tax ‘High-Income’ Americans, Not Just Mega-Rich

Business
November 21st, 2019 5:01 PM
The New York Times conceded a crucial point that flies in the face of liberals who want to tax the ultra-rich and redistribute wealth.

WashPost Defends Obama Deficits, Blasts Trump for ‘Reckless’ Increases

Business
February 1st, 2017 11:51 AM
Deficits matter … if there is a Republican in office. At least, according to The Washington Post. The Post’s Editorial Board criticized “the [government’s] reckless return to deficit spending” on Jan. 28, 2017. They warned “the country cannot borrow ever-increasing amounts [of money] without consequence” referring to President Donald Trump’s…

NY Times, WashPost Try to Lead With Happy Pro-Obama Spin on 7.9 Percen

November 3rd, 2012 8:18 PM
The nation’s leading newspapers really didn’t want to highlight the unemployment rate going back up to 7.9 percent. On the front of Saturday’s Washington Post, the headline was “Report shows Oct. job growth.” The New York Times wouldn’t even put the news on the front page. Up front was a tiny headline, “Job Growth Tops Estimates.” The Times…

WaPo Item on Fed's Economic Downgrade Leaves Out Tepid Projected Growt

November 3rd, 2011 10:13 PM
At the Washington Post's "with Bloomberg" Business section, the self-described locale "Where Washington and Business Intersect," a Wednesday item by Neil Irwin ("Fed downgrades growth forecasts, sees high unemployment for years ahead") told us that "The Federal Reserve sharply downgraded its projections for the U.S. economy," but never cited any…