Just Why Does the NY Times Hate Pompeo, Religious Freedom So Much?

July 17th, 2020 4:49 PM

New York Times reporter Pranshu Verma criticized a report issued by the Commission on Unalienable Rights, formed last year by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to conduct a review of U.S. human rights policy abroad: “Pompeo Says Human Rights Must Reflect Religion’s Role.” But the real target was defending Christianity abroad. Pompeo’s evangelical Christianity has made him a figure of…

CNN's Whitfield on Notre Dame Scandal: Have Catholics 'Evolved' on the

May 18th, 2009 6:17 PM
Minutes after she praised President Obama for his “courageous” decision to accept the invitation to speak at Notre Dame, CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield played the role of liberal advocate for the president’s commencement address, grilling one Catholic guest who questioned the university’s decision, while going easy on her other guest who was happy to see Obama speak there. Just as MSNBC’s Norah O…

USAT Blogger Passive-Aggressively Hits Pro-life Prof. Glendon as Hypoc

April 30th, 2009 1:24 PM
While most of the mainstream media yawned at news that former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican Mary Ann Glendon was refusing Notre Dame's Laetare award due to the university honoring pro-choice President Barack Obama, USA Today's Cathy Lynn Grossman sure hasn't.The religion reporter/blogger found her own unique, passive-aggressive way to slam Glendon's stand on principle by suggesting she's a self-…

Morning Shows, NYT, USA Today Ignore Mary Ann Glendon/Notre Dame Devel

April 28th, 2009 6:26 PM
Imagine that former Vice President Dick Cheney was set to be honored next month at a Catholic university's commencement ceremony and news came down that another person to be honored at the same ceremony with a different award declined the honor, stating that she felt it inappropriate for the university to honor a man who believes in and furthered the use of torture by condoning waterboarding of…

Kudos: NBC Notes Prof's Turn Down, Over Obama, of Notre Dame Award

April 27th, 2009 9:01 PM