Editor’s Pick: Hot Air on Philly Inquirer Refusing to Endorse GOP

May 16th, 2022 10:43 AM

On Saturday, Hot Air’s weekend editor Jazz Shaw reported on left-wing Pennsylvania paper, The Philadelphia Inquirer, refusing to endorse any Republican candidates ahead of Tuesday’s primary election: “They are publishing their picks for the Democratic races as they normally do. But instead of listing endorsements for candidates in Republican primary races in Pennsylvania this week, the…

The State of the Media Is Not Good

January 1st, 2022 4:00 PM

To borrow from the late President Gerald Ford, the state of the media as 2022 opens is not good. Add all of this up - the insistence on fact free left-wing narratives, the intolerance for dissent and more and quite clearly something is seriously amiss in the American media.

INSANE: Lefty Columnist Claims China Crushing HK Is Like GOP with HR1

June 29th, 2021 5:23 PM

In a column published in the Sunday print edition for the Philadelphia Inquirer (posted online Thursday), longtime foreign policy columnist Trudy Rubin compared the murderous and concentration camp-running Chinese Communist Party to the Republican Party, saying the right’s opposition to the destructive For the People Act was just like China killing Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper…

Philly Inquirer Op-Ed: Not ‘Wrong’ to ‘Compare Trump to Hitler’

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January 27th, 2021 9:00 PM

Talk about throwing Godwin’s Law out the window. This latest op-ed from the Philadelphia Inquirer goes so far as to compare Donald Trump to Hitler on Holocaust Remembrance Day. National unity is looking more and more like a pipe dream by the day.

The Shame Is Ours

June 16th, 2020 7:24 PM

It is a gift, as Robert Burns wrote, to see ourselves as others see us. One of those “others” is Caroline Glick, who writes on her webpage from Israel: “Americans are now expected to kneel for the Star Spangled Banner and disavow American history while swallowing whole a false, malicious new history that claims America has been a force for evil at home and worldwide since it was nothing more…

The Cultural Revolution in American Journalism

June 13th, 2020 4:00 PM

Over there at the History Channel is this short history of China’s “Cultural revolution” back there in 1966. It was, but of course, the brainchild of China’s Communist founder and leader Mao Zedong.  Here is a bit of the description, with bold print for emphasis supplied: "“The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in 1966 by Communist leader Mao Zedong in order to reassert his…

They Have a Scalp: NYT Editor Bows to Mob, Resigns Over Cotton Op-Ed

June 7th, 2020 10:26 PM

In the latest blow to free speech, outside criticism, and exposure to opposing views, the woke, snowflake-laden New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer newsrooms forced the resignations Sunday afternoon of opinion editor James Bennet and executive editor Stan Wischnowski, respectively.

Major Hillary-Loving Newspapers Now Endorse Trump's Impeachment

December 14th, 2019 2:02 PM
Last Sunday, CNN's Brian Stelter complained on Twitter that Fox & Friends responded to the Times and Globe pieces with an on-screen banner, "MEDIA DECLARES TRUMP SHOULD BE IMPEACHED." Stelter fussed: "Who's writing those banners?!" By now, impeaching Trump has now been endorsed by The Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, and…

NY Times Fashionista: Tulsi Wearing White Says Fringy, 'Cult Leader'

November 23rd, 2019 5:29 PM
During the 2016 convention, New York Times fashionista Vanessa Friedman thought Hillary's white was right. “In her white suit, with her white crew neck underneath, Mrs. Clinton looked supremely unflappable: perfectly tailored and in control,” she gushed. “Not a hair out of place (but some hair nicely waved). The kind of person who could carry the nuclear codes with…
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Matthews Invokes ‘Common Sense’ in Same Segment as Anti-Trump Papers

August 17th, 2018 3:29 PM
Yes, that headline is real. In covering the effort by over 350 newspapers to collude against President Trump, Wednesday’s Hardball featured MSNBC host Chris Matthews alluding to Thomas Paine’s Common Sense and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the segment promoting the anti-Trump collusion campaign started by The Boston Globe.
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Ad on MSNBC: Don’t Just Watch Us, Follow Other Liberal News, Too

May 9th, 2018 6:37 PM
While observing World Press Freedom Day on May 3, MSNBC aired an advertisement encouraging viewers to watch not just that liberal channel, but also follow more than 25 other left-leaning sources and newspapers while not mentioning Fox, the most-watched news network on cable TV. The spot, which was created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),…

Wait, What? Columnist: Tax Bill ‘the Worst Since Fugitive Slave Act'

December 18th, 2017 5:19 PM
Liberal columnist aren’t good at subtlety when objecting to conservative and Republican goals. Philly.com journalist Will Bunch on Monday argued that the GOP tax cut bill is the worst since... the Fugitive Slave Act. Yep. Cutting taxes across the board is the same as requiring states return fleeing slaves to the horror they escaped from. 

National Media Not Interested as Philly Soda Tax Collections Flounder

November 30th, 2017 10:07 AM
In June of last year, with much national media fanfare, the City of Philadelphia passed a dishonestly named "soda tax." The levy of 1.5 cents per ounce, which taxes not only sugar-sweetened beverages but also drinks containing "any form of artificial sugar substitute, including stevia, aspartame, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame potassium (Ace-K), saccharin, and advantame" …

Not National News: Philly's Once Heralded 'Soda Tax' Is a Train Wreck

August 12th, 2017 1:32 PM
The national press could barely hide its glee in June 2016 when Philadelphia passed a "soda tax" of 1.5 cents per ounce levied against non-alcoholic beverages containing "any form of artificial sugar substitute, including stevia, aspartame, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame potassium (Ace-K), saccharin, and advantame." Now that the predictions of opponents have virtually all come…