Politico: 'Biden Is Hardly a Shut-in' Despite All His Lid Days

September 27th, 2020 8:33 PM

Politico sounds very worried while simultaneously trying to project not very convincingly that there is no real need for concern over the fact that for the first 26 days of September, Joe Biden has taken 11 "lid" days i.e. done no campaigning.

INVISIBLE MAN? Joe Biden Goes Unmentioned in Politico Playbook

September 16th, 2020 10:13 AM

Has Joe Biden become so insignificant that he has become a non-person even at Politico which supposedly covers politics in-depth? Tuesday's POLITICO Playbook mentioned a long list of political happenings, over 2,200 words of happenings, and the name "Joe Biden" somehow never came up. 

 

Politico Very Incurious Why Biden Keeps Hiding, Calling 'Lid' Days

September 13th, 2020 3:25 PM

For a publication devoted to politics, Politico has demonstrated a remarkable lack of curiosity as to why Joe Biden has been absent from the campaign trail with his 'lid days.' A few of very brief mentions of his campaign absence were all Politico could manage in the way of coverage.

Politico Reports Obama Unenthusiastic About Biden's Candidacy

August 14th, 2020 8:38 PM

“Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to f**k things up.”

That less than enthusiastic assessment of the presumed Democrat presidential nominee, Joe Biden, was made by former President Barack Obama according to a Democrat who was quoted in Friday's Politico. In fact that is but one of many examples cited that revealed Obama's disdain, bordering on contempt, for Biden's candidacy starting…

Politico Laments GOP 'Stoking Fear' of Black Lives Matter

August 10th, 2020 11:10 PM

The leftist press are always coming to the defense of Black Lives Matter. Conservatives daring to criticize them as looting, rioting, and crime are on the rise are desperate fearmongers. On Monday, Politico reporters Laura Barron Lopez and Alex Thompson penned an article titled "Facing bleak November, Republicans look to stoke BLM backlash."

'How Did This Get Published?' Politico Touts Jersey as COVID 'Model'

August 7th, 2020 12:57 PM

Former CNN digital producer Steve Krakauer unloaded on Politico on his “Fourth Watch” newsletter for a story hailing New Jersey as some sort of model for flattening the coronavirus curve. His headline asked "How did this get published?"

Did Politico Accidentally Leak Biden Picking Kamala Harris as His VP?

July 28th, 2020 7:11 PM

Earlier Tuesday evening, Politico may have spoiled a key 2020 campaign moment for their allies and dearly beloved friends in the Biden campaign wrong by accidentally announcing Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate. Originally published Monday morning, the story was penned by eight Politico reporters that meant to summarize 12 different women that Biden could…

FANTASY ISLAND: Politico Thinks Trump Might Drop Out

July 8th, 2020 2:25 PM

The latest example of Trump dropping out wishful thinking comes to us in Wednesday's Politico in which John F. Harris and Daniel Lippman envision Trump conveniently doing the Democrats a big favor by sparing them the angst of going through a tough election process. This fantasy comes as a part but really the essential part of seven things they think could happen because 2020 is such an…

Politico COVID 'Time Bomb' Warning for Trump Skips Falling Death Rate

June 30th, 2020 10:46 PM

Politico has a warning for President Donald Trump. The rising number of COVID-19 cases in the states of Texas, Florida, and Arizona could spell political trouble for him in the Sun Belt during the general election. Of course, what Politico failed to mention, as do almost all stories about the recent rise in coronavirus cases, is that the actual death rate is decreasing. 

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Extreme Politico: Why Is Biden Rejecting ‘Bold’ BLM Proposals?

June 29th, 2020 10:02 AM

According to Politico, the problem with Joe Biden is that he’s not adopting the “boldest” proposals of Black Lives Matter. Chiding the Democrat as too tame, writers Ryan Lizza, Laura Barron-Lopez and Holly Otterbein on Friday complained that the presumptive nominee hasn’t embraced BLM enough. The article didn’t mention, however what some of those official positions are, including the…

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June 3 Politico: May Unemployment Probably Will Reach 20 Percent

June 6th, 2020 5:27 PM

Maybe it is better not to make a prediction just a couple of days before you could be proved horribly wrong. Such was the case with Politico reporters Victoria Guida and Renuka Rayasam when on June 3 they made their twenty percent unemployment prediction which, of course, was contradicted on June 5 by the May jobs report showing that unemployment, contrary to what most economists expected…

Politico: 'Cuomo’s Coronavirus Halo Begins to Fade'

May 30th, 2020 8:58 AM

Could the love affair that the mainstream media has been having for New York governor Andrew Cuomo finally be diminishing? One sign of that could be a new skepticism creeping into the stories about how Cuomo has handled the coronavirus crises with his disastrous decision to send COVID-19 patients into nursing homes. An example of how the bloom might be off the rose for Cuomo could be seen…

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CNN Analyst to McEnany: How Many Deaths Are Okay for WH by November?

May 26th, 2020 6:57 PM
CNN political analyst and Politico writer Ryan Lizza decided during Monday’s briefing to follow girlfriend Olivia Nuzzi from April 27 and ask a snarky question about how many deaths would be acceptable to the White House in terms of President Trump’s reelection prospects. The only difference here was Nuzzi tried to trap Trump whereas Lizza’s verbal grenade was lobbed at…

MSM Crows that WHO Is Suspending (Zinc-Free) Hydroxychloroqune Trials

May 26th, 2020 3:18 PM
Much of the mainstream media is now performing an end zone victory dance over the news that the World Health Organization has suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine due to safety concerns. Typical of the coverage is this Politico story on Monday, "World Health Organization pauses study of hydroxychloroquine in global trial."