Dumb: Journalists Lash Out at Sanders Asking What They're Thankful For

November 20th, 2017 4:49 PM
On Monday afternoon, some journalists provided another small nail in the coffin of the media’s credibility when they lost collective minds on Twitter over White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asking reporters to share what they’re most thankful for this Thanksgiving. Sanders still allowed reporters to ask questions and most responded with thoughtful answers, but a…

Cold War Redux on NYT Book Page: Hailing Gorby, Bashing Reaganomics

November 9th, 2015 11:33 AM
It was an '80s flashback in the New York Times Sunday book review. Serge Schmemann attacked a new book about Russian dictator Vladimir Putin by Garry Kasparov. Schmemann seemed to take personally Kasparov's criticism of Barack Obama and his celebration of Ronald Reagan. Schmemann gave all the credit to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev: "...ultimately it was Gorbachev, more than any…

Sore Losers at MSNBC and American Prospect Play 'Race' and 'Culture' C

February 18th, 2014 3:15 PM
File this under "Pathetic" and "Predictable." On Alex Wagner's MSNBC show yesterday, Wagner set up Timothy Noah, an MSNBC.com columnist, with the latest and most desperate excuse for the UAW's failure to gain the ability to represent VW-Chattanooga workers in a plantwide election last week. She did so by referring to an American Prospect column earlier in the day by…

MSNBC.com's Noah: Christie's 'Bridgeghazi' Discredits 'Bipartisanship

January 10th, 2014 12:40 PM
In a strange way, you have to hand it to Timothy Noah. The msnbc.com contributing writer has found a way to twist the Chris Christie bridge scandal into a blanket indictment of "bipartisanship" and serve as an rally cry t to liberal MSNBC fans of the moral superiority of full-throated, left-wing Democratic partisanship. After all, the Lean Forward network is convinced it needs to…

MSNBC: Sequester Hurting You Even If You’re Too Dumb to Realize

July 23rd, 2013 4:38 PM
MSNBC has apparently realized that Americans are not concerned about the sequester, so the Lean Forward network has made another attempt to convince us how terrible it really is. In an article published Monday on msnbc.com, writer Timothy Noah sent readers a grim message that was summed up in the article’s title: “The Sequester Isn’t Hurting You? Think Again.” Noah…

Obama Appreciation, Tea Party Bashing on the Cover of the NYTimes Sund

January 12th, 2012 10:33 AM
Diversity, New York Times style. “Bipolar America,” the cover feature for the Sunday New York Times Book Review, compiles reviews of three new books on Tea Party-related politics, one reviewed by veteran liberal journalist Michael Kinsley, two others judged by Timothy Noah, veteran liberal journalist for The New Republic. Noah says Geoffrey Kabaservice, author of the strongly…