Lib Media-Led Union Votes to Request ‘Public Financing for Journalism’

Business
May 4th, 2020 6:17 PM
One of the premier national unions for liberal outlets such as NBC News Digital, The Washington Post and The New York Times actually voted to request the government finance the news industry with taxpayer dollars. Surprisingly, it was The Times that released the story Sunday May 3. The article noted how the president of the “most prominent journalists’ union in the country, the…
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New Republic Writer Triggered by Melania Trump's Christmas Video

December 22nd, 2019 3:32 PM
Once upon a time, the New Republic was a respected journal of political thought. The latest hilarious example of how absurd that magazine has become was in the December 19 article in which writer David Roth indulged in his extreme Trump Derangement Syndrome by going into uncontrollable fits of outrage over a video of less than a minute in which Melania Trump displayed this year's White…

New Republic Discovers Flaws of Presidential Polling

June 25th, 2019 12:31 PM
The New Republic, which in the past few years has faded from obscurity to invisibility, has discovered what is all too obvious to even the casual observer of politics. Namely that polls are, get this, inaccurate. The one who went on this voyage of discovery to tell us what we already knew is staff writer of long political experience, Walter Shapiro. And since Shapiro has worked as a standup…

Liberal Media's SCOTUS Rationalization: Kennedy Was a Conservative

Culture
June 28th, 2018 1:03 PM
The announced retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has thrown the left even further into angry confusion. Amid all the doomsaying and rending of garments, some in the media are attempting to label Anthony Kennedy as a “traditional conservative.”

The Passing of a Giant

June 14th, 2018 7:32 PM
WASHINGTON — On Friday, Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative journalist and writer, released a noble statement to the public. Its final words were: “I leave this life with no regrets. It was a wonderful life -- full and complete with the great loves and great endeavors that make it worth living. I am sad to leave to leave, but I leave with the knowledge that I…

Even New Republic Calls Out CNN's Jim Acosta on War of 1812 Pedantry

June 7th, 2018 9:16 PM
When President Donald Trump spoke to Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the phone recently he jokingly told him that "Didn't you guys burn down the White House during the War of 1812?" This triggered CNN's Jim Acosta to  tweet a "correction" on Wednesday.The problem is Acosta's correction was wrong as even the liberal New Republic pointed out…

New Republic to MSM: Trump Probably Won't Be Leaving Office Early

April 17th, 2018 11:10 AM
If the "Trump is doomed" narrative sounds familiar, it is because we have been hearing some version of this on an almost daily basis from the mainstream media since even before President Donald Trump entered the White House. Jeet Heer's  We Are (Probably) Not in the “End Stages” of Trump’s Presidency in the New Republic should be mandatory reading…

NYT, Facebook Co-Founder Bash Capitalism: ‘Inequality

February 25th, 2018 1:56 PM
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, a guilt-ridden rich liberal who had an ill-fated run as owner of the liberal magazine The New Republic, was graced on Saturday with a front-page Business Day profile in the New York Times whose very headline mocks the idea of individual achievement: “Inequality: A Secret To His Success.” The subhead: “The Facebook co-founder’s rise was…
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Obama Staffer: Trump 'Literally Is Constitutionally Incapable'

February 20th, 2018 6:51 PM
In the days and months leading up to the 2016 election, the Obama administration was well aware of Russia’s attempts to meddle in the process, but it’s arguable that they didn't do much to stop it. Still, this didn't deter Alyssa Mastromonaco, the former Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations for the Obama White House, from claiming she found it "really sad" that…

New Republic Fumes: Megyn’s New, Apolitical Persona Won’t Fly

October 4th, 2017 5:07 PM
Megyn Kelly now hosts the third hour of the Today show, and it’s a less-boozy Today With Kathie Lee and Hoda than it is a daytime version of The Kelly File. Kelly has said that she’s “kind of done with politics for now,” and that she’d like her hour to be “a unifying force” in a sundered America. To which The New Republic’s Clio Chang retorts,…

Fifty Years at One Magazine

September 28th, 2017 4:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- On the occasion of my 50th anniversary of founding and editing The American Spectator, I feel moved to reflect on the parlous condition of the magazine business. We celebrated our anniversary this week, and naturally I composed my reflections before the event. What makes this column something more than an occasion for indulgence is that the sickly condition of magazines is, of a…

New Republic Writer: Conservative Media Masters of ‘Sheer Propaganda’

August 30th, 2017 8:54 PM
Many years ago, Rush Limbaugh started calling the MSM “state-run media.” Sarah Jones indicated on Wednesday that Rush’s description might better fit righty outlets whose agendas dovetail with President Trump’s. Jones also suggested that conservatives are taking the mainstream media for a ride: “It has become an article of faith on the right that non-right media is…

'Donald Trump is Killing Us,' Says Apocalyptic New Republic

Culture
August 15th, 2017 2:48 PM
Just how desperate are the writers at the New Republic? All of a sudden, they’ve moved from saying that Donald Trump is a neo-Nazi president to saying “Donald Trump is Killing Us: Notes From the End of the World As We Know It.”  

New Republic Writer Likens James Damore to Anti-Vaxxers

August 11th, 2017 1:40 PM
Conservatives who’ve rallied behind former Google engineer James Damore traditionally have undermined workers like him, contended The New Republic’s Josephine Livingstone on Wednesday. Livingstone has no use for Damore’s now-famous, if little-read, memo, which allegedly “contained a bunch of ‘red-pill’ nonsense about biological differences between men and women…