NYT's Peter Baker Works Hard to Make Trump a ‘Law and Order’ Hypocrite
June 19th, 2020 7:48 AM
Wednesday’s New York Times featured another labored attack on President Trump by White House correspondent Peter Baker. In a half-page “White House Memo,” Baker accused Trump of hypocrisy in “The ‘Law and Order’ President, but Not Close to Home.” He laundered the left-wing talking point that Trump doesn’t support all law enforcement, such as the intelligence services that went after…
NYT Fake News: ‘President Says Job Report Makes ‘Great Day’ For Floyd’
June 7th, 2020 8:38 PM
New York Times White House correspondent Katie Rogers churned out some fake news in Saturday’s print edition with “President Says Job Report Makes ‘a Great Day’ for Floyd.” The problem? Trump didn’t say that at all – Trump was praising America for making gains toward “equal justice under the law.” In the wake of a shockingly positive jobs report, Rogers tried hard to inflame the phony…
Mitchell Gripes at Trump Designating Antifa as Terrorist Organization
June 1st, 2020 3:22 PM
Even after radical left-wing groups vandalize news buildings, they still get defended by their friends in the media. After NBC scoffed at President Trump for calling out Antifa agitators Sunday, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell complained on her show Monday that the president was “cherry picking” Antifa to “go after his political enemies.”
NYT: States 'Undermining' Stay-at-Home Efforts As 'Grim Milestone' Set
April 28th, 2020 2:14 PM
The front of Tuesday's New York Times tackled how various states plan to re-open for business over a surprisingly sunny banner headline, “States Set Course To Unlock Doors Of U.S. Commerce.” But the optimistic headline was overridden by the doubt-ridden tone of reporters Jack Healy, Manny Fernandez, and Peter Baker, teaming up to seed the ground to say “I told you so…
NY Times Levels Silly Financial-Tie Coronavirus Conspiracy at Trump
April 8th, 2020 9:28 AM
A new anti-Trump angle on the coronavirus crisis made the front page of Tuesday’s New York Times, raising the silly charge of a financial conflict of interest, questioning Trump’s “motives” for pushing the drug. Excitable Times reporter Ken Vogel: "If hydroxychloroquine becomes an accepted coronavirus treatment, several companies stand to profit, some with…
Disgraced Brian Williams: 'Freaky' Fox News Thinks We're All 'Stupid'
March 20th, 2020 12:33 PM
Brian Williams is angry at “freaky” Fox News, deriding the network for thinking we’re all “stupid.” The MSNBC late night host, a man who lost his NBC job for lying, on Thursday night attacked Fox for not being honest in its past coverage of the Coronavirus. Talking to Michael Steele, Williams ranted, “The other attempt to tell us what we ourselves saw and…
Heilemann: 'Nakedly Racist' Trump Blaming Virus on 'Nonwhite' People
March 19th, 2020 4:20 PM
On Wednesday's Deadline: White House on MSNBC, fill-in host John Heilemann joined in on the pettiness of some journalists claiming that it is "racist" for President Donald Trump to accurately acknowledge that the coronavirus infections first appeared in China by calling it the "Chinese virus."
Coronavirus Cudgel: NYT's Baker Spreads Anti-Trump Fever on Front Page
March 9th, 2020 5:57 PM
On the front of Monday’s New York Times, Peter Baker savored how the coronavirus had become a political headache for President Trump: “Twitter Pulpit Is No Match For Viral Foe.” Baker raises some defensible criticisms of some of Trump’s statements (while only briefly noting vital steps the President took over indignant liberal opposition). But Baker’s overall tone…
CNN's Avlon: Bolton Testimony 'Equivalent of Nixon Smoking Gun Tape'
January 29th, 2020 10:47 AM
On New Day, CNN "senior political analyst" John Avlon offers the preposterous proposition that John Bolton's prospective testimony at the impeachment trial would be "the equivalent of Nixon's smoking gun tape."
New York Times Hypes Watergate-Level ‘Smoking Gun’ in Bolton Book
January 28th, 2020 10:34 AM
New York Times Peter Baker’s lead-story “news analysis” on Tuesday suggested revelations from an unpublished memoir by Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, John Bolton, could be a Watergate-like “smoking gun” -- or at least would in normal political times. Baker eagerly and perhaps prematurely made his “smoking gun” case: “…
NYTimes Tries to Turn Tables on Trump Protecting Jews, Backfires Badly
December 17th, 2019 10:18 PM
The New York Times has gotten itself mired in more controversy and embarrassment of its own making while spending the last week desperately trying to put a negative spin on President Trump’s recent executive order to fight anti-Semitism on college campuses: "The order will effectively interpret Judaism as a race or nationality, not just a religion..." Wrong, said people who…
NBC Reporter: Trump Violated 'One of the Founders' Most Primal Fears'
December 16th, 2019 3:53 PM
On Sunday's Meet the Press, NBC reporter Heidi Pryzbyla sounded in sync with the Democrats on how tremendously weighty this impeachment is as a historical marker. President Trump violated "one of the Founders' primal fears," foreign interference in our elections.
NYTimes Getting Excited, Invoking John Dean and ‘an Echo of Watergate'
November 22nd, 2019 11:52 AM
New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker got really excited over impeachment, making comparisons to John Dean and Watergate in his front-page “news analysis” of the hearings into “quid pro quo” allegations involving President Trump and Ukraine: “Democrats Detect Watergate Echo.” The headline to the “jump” page betrayed the same giddiness…
Old NY Times: 'Deep State’ Doesn’t Exist. New NYT: 'Go Deep State!'
October 28th, 2019 5:43 PM
The New York Times has abruptly changed its tune on the “Deep State,” a name given to the entrenched bureaucracy supposedly determined to work via secret machinations and selective media leaks to bring down the Trump administration from within. As Trump and his Republican allies railed against the “Deep State,” the Times typically mocked the very idea as a phony conspiracy…