New York Times, Part of the Anti-Semitism Problem

May 4th, 2019 2:30 PM
It took a few days, but The New York Times finally got around to apologizing for publishing in its international edition a grossly anti-Semitic cartoon depicting a blind President Trump wearing a yarmulke and being led by a dog resembling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The dog wore a Star of David around its neck. At first The Times blamed a single editor and poor oversight, but…

NY Times Writer Hits His Own Paper's ‘Despicable' Attack on Jews

April 29th, 2019 3:55 PM
An anti-Semitic cartoon in the International edition of the New York Times depicted Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a guide dog with a big nose and Star of David around his neck, leading a corpulent, equally large-nosed President Trump wearing a yarmulke. the cartoon does not mark the paper’s first foray into anti-Israel tropes. After its first response flopped, the…

Embarrassing: Broadcast Networks Ignore Anti-Semitic NYT Cartoon

April 29th, 2019 3:05 PM
Since Saturday morning when The New York Times issued its first statement concerning a blatantly anti-Semitic propaganda masquerading as a political cartoon in Thursday’s international edition, the flagship broadcast network morning and evening newscasts of ABC, CBS, and NBC have ignored the despicable image depicting President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 

NY Times Publishes Anti-Semitic Cartoon, Doesn’t Apologize

April 28th, 2019 10:06 AM
On Thursday, The New York Times international edition ran a political cartoon that was supposed to show Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leading a blind President Trump around. But the cartoon was filled with anti-Semitic symbolism. Worse yet, when they finally responded to the outcry on Saturday, the Editor’s Note the paper put out noted the offensive nature of the image but didn…

Sour Morning: Mika Rues 'Divisive and Bombastic' Netanyahu Winning

April 10th, 2019 10:41 AM
On Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski gives a sour, downbeat report on the results of yesterday's elections in Israel, which virtually guarantee that Bibi Netanyahu and his Likud party will be able to form a majority coalition and that he will serve as Prime Minister for a record fifth term. 

Matthews Seethes Over Bibi, Hints Trump Policies Colluded to Help Him

April 9th, 2019 9:46 PM
Despite early election predictions in Israel  late Tuesday ranging from a split vote to a slim victory for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews showed his disdain for both Netanyahu and President Trump, suggesting the President’s policy moves (directly and indirectly) related to the Middle East were solely to exercise improper influence on the…

CBS Bemoans ‘Trump Effect’ for Bibi, Ignored Obama’s Meddling

April 8th, 2019 11:45 PM
It was the height of Russia’s meddling the 2016 election when news broke that President Barack Obama spent taxpayer money, to the tune of $350,000, on an Israeli organization that was mobilizing against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during the 2015 election. The news was largely ignored by the liberal media and was omitted by the broadcast networks. Fast-forward to 2019, and…

NY Times Rips 'Rapacious Alpha Dog' Netanyahu's Lunge to the Right

April 8th, 2019 3:08 PM
The Israeli elections are looming Tuesday, and conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former army chief, Benny Gantz, are running a close race. In the runup, the New York Times piled on its usual anti-Israel and specifically anti- Netanyahu hostility. Monday’s front page featured David Halbfinger, the paper’s Jerusalem bureau chief, portraying Netanyahu, who is supported…

Nets Decry Trump Recognizing Golan Heights as Israel, Snub Six-Day War

March 21st, 2019 10:03 PM
President Trump stood firm with Israel again on Thursday when he announced on Twitter that the United States was going to recognize their sovereignty over the Golan Heights. That didn’t sit well with the liberal American broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC), who decried the historic move as just a political stunt on their evening newscasts.

NY Times Hates Trump’s Israel Support: ‘Ethnic Resentments'

March 12th, 2019 2:52 PM
New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief David Halbfinger was on the front page Monday analyzing President Trump’s popularity in Israel: “For Netanyahu, Trump Offers Election Boost -- U.S. President Popular Among Israeli Voters.” Halbfinger spun that seemingly flattering factoid in the most cynical and hostile way (it is Israel, after all, the paper’s least favorite country…

Bibi and Trump Agonistes

March 5th, 2019 8:31 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing indictment on charges of fraud, corruption, breach of trust and bribery. He's also running for re-election, and with less than six weeks until ballots are scheduled to be cast in Israel, some have raised suspicions of a political hit, not unlike the various hearings and investigations ensnaring President Trump.

CBS, NBC Ignore Trudeau Wrapped in Scandal, Pounce on Bibi’s

February 28th, 2019 11:39 PM
For two days, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been embroiled in scandal after former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould testified before the House of Commons Justice Committee that he pressured her to back off a bribery investigation into an engineering company. The liberal networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) have kept the scandal off their morning and evening news shows. But on Thursday,…

NYT's Weisman, Blind to Left Anti-Semitism, Hits Trump, 'Bully' Israel

January 7th, 2019 10:00 AM
New York Times deputy Washington editor Jonathan Weisman made the Sunday Review with the dramatically titled “American Jews and Israeli Jews Break Up.” Weisman is author of the book (((Semitism))) Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump, which blames Trump and the alt-right for a rise in U.S. anti-Semitism. But he is unwilling to acknowledge anti-Semitism on the left, as Ben…

Israeli PM Netanyahu’s Son Suspended From Facebook

December 18th, 2018 12:11 PM
Facebook is more concerned about protecting Palestinians from hate speech than about hosting terrorist propaganda on its site.