Amanpour Mocks Trump's 'America First' as 'First' in Corona-Deaths

May 21st, 2020 10:14 AM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour's hyperbole button was on as she essentially mocked President Donald Trump's "America First" policy by touting misleading claims that America is "first" in coronavirus infections and deaths, and also highlighted quotes calling the U.S. a "collapsing republic" and…

Brit Journo: Unlike Corbyn, Bernie Has No 'Whiff of Anti-Semitism'

December 16th, 2019 8:25 AM
On Morning Joe, Edward Luce of the UK's Financial Times says if Bernie Sanders were the Democrat candidate, that unlike Jeremy Corbyn, he "wouldn't have the whiff of anti-Semitism about him." Donny Deutsch says that—a recent poll notwithstanding—neither Sanders nor Elizabeth Warren would "come close to beating Donald Trump."

Top 10 Ways Media Spun, Censored or Got Business Plain Wrong in 2018

December 20th, 2018 9:56 AM
The liberal media were at it again in 2018, continuing to misreport, exaggerate, censor and spin business and economic news. Some moments were laughable, such as when a New York Times reporter implied America no longer uses coal for energy. Others, such as the warning of a “climate genocide,” were no laughing matter.

Financial Times Names Liberal Billionaire Soros ‘Person of the Year’

December 19th, 2018 3:25 PM
The liberal media have always been selective about what to report on left-wing billionaire George Soros. But lately outlets have started blatantly defending and celebrating the left’s top donor, even naming him “Person of the Year.”

7 Times Media Pushed CEOs to Dump Trump Over Charlottesville

August 16th, 2017 5:06 PM
The media don’t just make the news, they frame it. Journalists did it this week, pushing business CEOs to quit President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council. After one CEO resigned in response to Trump’s comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the media urged others to follow. The fallout resulted in Trump shutting down the group entirely. Merck CEO Ken…

Cosmo Panics for Mexican Pine Trees: ‘Stop Eating Avocados Right Now’

August 18th, 2016 11:01 AM
Overreaction and panic are typical of the environmentalist left. Cosmopolitan magazine proved it again as they ordered people to stop consuming avocados ... for the trees’ sake. “You need to stop eating avocados, right now,” Cosmopolitan demanded Aug. 17. 

Reuters Touts Ted Cruz vs. 'Liberal Media'

February 4th, 2016 12:35 PM
John Llloyd spotlighted how Ted Cruz has picked a fight with the media in a Thursday item for Reuters: "Most Republican contenders take a swing at the media, but Cruz swings more than others." Lloyd pointed out how after his victory in Iowa, Cruz "did not forget to say that it was the American people, not the media, who had chosen him. A supporter emphasized the point by waving a…

Chris Matthews' Entire British Panel Corrects His Claim Blair Was Clos

April 24th, 2011 4:18 PM
There was a marvelous moment on this weekend's "Chris Matthews Show" when the host literally stuck his foot in his mouth claiming in front of four British journalists that former Prime Minister Tony Blair "was much closer emotionally and politically to Bill Clinton" than George W. Bush. Guest's Andrew Sullivan of the Daily Beast and Gillian Tett of the Financial…

Scooped: British Publication Tells Us Uncle Sam Having Problems Unload

September 27th, 2010 1:08 AM
You would think someone in the U.S. establishment press would be following Uncle Sam's progress or lack thereof in getting out from under its investment in Citigroup, especially since the government promised that it would be fully divested from the bank holding company by the end of this year. From all appearances, you would be wrong. It looks like the government may not be able to keep that year…

Headlines: Jobless Claims Plunge, Dive, Plummet, and Decline Sharply

November 29th, 2009 9:37 PM
The day before Thanksgiving brought encouraging news on unemployment.  CBS reported "New Jobless Claims Plunge to 466K." headlined "Jobless Claims Dive To 466,000."  CNN issued a special report titled "Jobless claims plummet to 14-month low."  And the Financial Times included a link to the Calculated Risk blog article "Weekly…

FT's Rachman Complains of 'Internet Slime' Over 'One World Government

December 11th, 2008 3:23 PM
Poor, poor Gideon Rachman. The Financial Times's chief foreign affairs columnist and blogger can't understand why people got so upset at him.He responded to a volume of disagreeable e-mails reacting to his December 9 column on the idea of having one world government in two different blog posts (the photo at the top right is from his blog): "Covered in Internet Slime" (December 10) and…

Arianna Huffington's Disturbing Fantasy

November 14th, 2008 10:31 PM
By definition, projection is revealing of what lurks in a person's heart and mind.  Arianna Huffington projected tonight, and what she revealed wasn't pretty.  So much so, that even her liberal host hastened to diassociate herself from the HuffPo editor.  Huffington, grossly misquoting Grover Norquist's famous line about doing away with government, added an infanticidal twist.Huffington was a…

Obama-backing Financial Times Reporter Starting to Show Buyer's Remors

November 10th, 2008 4:34 PM
A Financial Times reporter who endorsed Obama but worried about his economic policies has taken a fresh look at the President-elect's post-election economic policy ideas, and doesn't like some of the big ticket items he sees. [See related blog entry by Jeff Poor here] In his November 10 op-ed "The choices that confront America," British journalist Clive Crook reserved some of his…

FT's Clive Crook: I'm Rooting for Obama, But His Economics Worry Me

November 3rd, 2008 3:42 PM
Reporter Clive Crook really likes Barack Obama and in a November 3 op-ed practically endorsed him for president. But, the Financial Times reporter worries, the Illinois senator has some loopy economic ideas. Yes, your just read that correctly. A reporter for one of the Anglosphere's well-respected financial newspapers admits he'd vote for Obama were he an American citizen -- Crook is a subject of…