As if Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke doesn’t have enough to worry about as he craters in the polls, a staffer working in his campaign caused an embarrassing incident on Tuesday by ejecting a reporter who was covering the event for a conservative news website. O’Rourke -- whose full name is actually Robert Francis “Beto” O'Rourke -- was addressing a rally in South Carolina when a person on his campaign staff told Breitbart News Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak to leave the event because the right-wing website is walking a line “between being news and a perpetrator of hate speech.”
Tom Wright-Piersanti, a senior staff editor on the political desk of the New York Times embarrassed his paper, which has been busy lately attacking President Trump for anti-Semitism, when several of his past offensive anti-Jewish tweets resurfaced at Breitbart, including one from New Year’s Day in which he resolves to be “less anti-Semitic” that year! It's revealing to see how the paper has dealt with previous examples of offensive (or “offensive”) social media comments, both from people in the news or on the Times’s staff. The paper’s outrage regarding “offensive” tweets seems connected to how many friends you have in liberal bastions like the mainstream press and Hollywood.
Even though CNN chose three of the network’s most well-known journalists to host the Democratic debates in Detroit, females from a number of liberal advocacy groups have criticized the selection for not including a woman of color as a moderator. To further their complaints, leaders of three organizations have started an online petition to insist that from now on, each presidential debate must have at least one black female moderator because “voters are more diverse than ever before, and this year’s primaries feature the most diverse group of candidates in modern history.”
Democrats who have tried to gaslight conservatives about politically motivated, Big Tech censorship will have a hard time explaining this — a lawsuit by one of their own. Presidential contender and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) is suing Google after she accused it of meddling in the 2020 election. She charged that the platform suspended her campaign’s advertising account at a critical period after the Democratic primary debate. She’s suing Google for $50 million.
This year’s Cannes Film Festival in France opened with a new Jim Jarmusch movie from Focus Features (owned by the reliably liberal NBC Universal) called The Dead Don’t Die, filled with in-your-face attacks on Republicans, conservatives, and people/states who vote for them. The plot is spurred by an environmental apocalypse caused by "polar fracking."
French rapper Nick Conrad’s new song is the textbook definition of hatred and discrimination against a country and its people. The most outrageous thing about it is not in the lyrics, which include disgusting lines about “burning” and “fucking” France, but the fact that such hateful and explicit trash has been deemed worthy of staying on Facebook and Instagram while internet personalities like Laura Loomer and Paul Joseph Watson have been removed for “far less violent content.”
According to leaked documents obtained by the Daily Caller, Google does act upon its bias against conservatives in the most pernicious ways possible. Daily Caller reported on April 9, that Google described two different policies in those documents which, if broken, might lead the search engine to blacklist certain sites from search results.
It didn't require a spokesperson from an LGBT pressure group to denounce opponents of the proposed Equality Act debated Tuesday in the House Judiciary Committee hearing. A transgender member of the media did the job for those organizations, royally trashing conservatives opposed to males intruding on women's sports. Trans Deadspin writer Lauren Thiesen, a male who competed against males in sports until ninth-grade basketball tryouts 10 years ago and then became a "queer blogger," slammed opponents of the Equality Act.
Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton is going on the offensive against the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Republican is asking for an IRS investigation to re-evaluate the legal group’s tax exempt status, based on the grounds that the SPLC works less for the sake of civil rights, and more for the sake of progressive politics.
How did hate crime huckster Jussie Smollett get away with it? All crooked roads in Chicago lead back to the Obamas. On Tuesday, as part of a sealed deal, the Illinois state attorney's office dismissed 16 felony charges brought by a grand jury against the Trump-hating actor, who blamed phantom white MAGA supporters for a brutal racist “assault” that left him with a teensy-weensy scratch under his eye.
It should be an obvious concept that during a New Day segment called a “Reality Check,” the reporter should make sure that the information is complete and accurate. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case on Monday morning, when CNN Senior Political Analyst John Avlon went out of his way in an attempt to connect the terrorist shooting in New Zealand last Friday with President Trump.
New York Times David Leonhardt’s Monday column came right out and said it: “Trump Encourages Violence.” The Times is trying to find a rise of hate crimes that it can blame on the president. Trump made some rhetorical flourishes in an interview with the right-wing news site Breitbart, which nonetheless didn’t rise to the level of a “threat,” and certainly not the “white nationalist” threat Leonhardt tried so hard to prove: "The president’s continued encouragement of violence -- and of white nationalism -- is part of the reason that white-nationalist violence is increasing."