NYT, Wash Post Promote ‘Ambitious’ Green New Deal, Minimize Criticism

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The Green New Deal concept is the latest rage among progressives and the media that love them. In this case, that would include The Washington Post and New York Times. The Post’s promotions included bringing up the “smart” and “enormously popular” Green New Deal in at least 21 news or opinion pieces in just a month between Dec. 16, and Jan. 15. The Post touted a…

Thomas Friedman’s Halloween Horrors: Trump, GOP, and Fox News

Just in time for Halloween, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman tried to scare people into voting Democrat in his column Wednesday. It contained a deathless paragraph that began: "In the midterm elections, vote for a Democrat, canvass for a Democrat, raise money for a Democrat, drive someone to a voting station to vote for a Democrat. I repeat: In the midterm elections...."

Bourdain About Reading NYT Op-Ed Page: 'I Wanna F-ing Kill Myself'

On Monday, the transcript of a February interview with CNN host Anthony Bourdain surfaced, and most accounts reported his comments on Bill Clinton: "Entitled, rapey, gropey, grabby, disgusting." But he also said "I read the op-ed page of the New York Times and I wanna f---ing kill myself." Thomas Friedman, Maureen Dowd, and Nicholas Kristof were singled out for mockery.
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NYT's Tom Friedman: In Midterms 'You Have to Vote for a Democrat'

A transcript is below but you really, really have to watch the video of New York Times columnist Tom Friedman on Tuesday's Morning Joe begging the viewers to vote Democrat in the midterms to get a full sense of his angst. His obvious desperation was written all over his face and was so over the top as to cause him to drop any pretense of non-partisanship (as if he had any) and urge…
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Friedman Slams 'Diplomatic Pornography' of Embassy Move to Jerusalem

On his Sunday show on CNN, as Fareed Zakaria presided over a segment discussing the week's news on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, only the left and the far left were included as liberal New York Times columnist Tom Friedman slammed President Donald Trump's Israel policy as "diplomatic pornography," and Palestinian activist Hanan Ashrawi claimed that all of Jerusalem is "…
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Friedman: US Should Offer Peace Treaty, Full Relations to North Korea

Appearing as a guest on Friday's New Day on CNN to discuss the recent tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman went so far as to recommend that the U.S. should offer to recognize the legitimacy of the North Korean regime in an effort to get the dictatorial government to give up its nuclear weapons.
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NYT's Friedman Frets Israel, Russia, China 'Manipulated' 'Chump' Trump

Appearing as a guest on Monday's Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman tagged President Donald Trump as a "chump" who has been "manipulated" by Russia and "played" by China. He even oddly lumped in Israel as a country that has "manipulated" President Trump.  
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Media Are Terrified By Trump

We are going into the third month of the Donald Trump presidency and the media are still having full-blown panic attacks over him. The New York Times’ Thomas Friedman was so terrified by Trump’s early morning tweeting that he suggested that the “nuclear codes” be taken away from the President. MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski moaned: “We are at a low point in…
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NYT's Friedman Freaks Over Trump’s ‘Pearl Harbor,’ ‘9/11-Scale’ Lies

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman can’t stop comparing Donald Trump to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Now he’s adding Pearl Harbor as another hyperbolic comparison. Appearing on Morning Joe, Tuesday, Friedman ranted about Mike Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser. 
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Friedman Wrongly Claims Only One Attack in US by Foreign Terrorists

Appearing as a guest on Monday's Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman incorrectly claimed that there has only been one case of a foreign-born terrorist staging an attack in the United States when there have, in fact, been a significant number of cases. Friedman: "Of course we want people vetted. I mean, but who said the vetting system had failed us?…
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NYT's Friedman: Trump's 'Giant Whoppers' Worse Than Clinton's 'Fibs'

Appearing as a guest on Thursday's New Day on CNN, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman defended his most recent column arguing that the various "fibs" told by Hillary Clinton are not as bad as "giant whoppers" told by Donald Trump as he suggested the Democratic nominee is the preferable choice for President.

NYTimes’ Friedman Hopes ‘No One Answers’ at 911 If Conservative Calls

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Liberal New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman is displeased with many of the “leading candidates” in the 2016 election, but made a nasty off-topic remark to bash conservative tax reform leader Grover Norquist in a recent column. Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), a taxpayer advocacy group. The organization’s mission is to “limit the size and cost…
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CNN's Fareed Zakaria Hypes: 'Fox News is a Favorite of ISIS'

CNN's Fareed Zakaria inserted a thinly-veiled shot at Fox News Channel during his Monday special on ISIS. Zakaria underlined that "the angry rhetoric of cable news fits right into the script [of ISIS]."  He continued that "CNN makes an occasional appearance" in the Islamist terrorist group's propaganda, but then played up that "Fox News is a favorite of ISIS…

The Media’s Ferocious Reaction to Netanyahu’s Election Victory

This week, the media’s reaction to the Israeli election seemed indistinguishable from the reaction of the Obama White House. Not only were journalists surprised by Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory on Tuesday (they apparently believed pre-election surveys showing his party trailing by 2 to 4 seats; they ended up winning by 6 seats), but they seemed distressed by the result.