NY Times Warns Pompeo's Human Rights Panel Sabotaged by His Faith
July 10th, 2019 11:40 AM
The New York Times wrung its hands over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s review of the U.S. government’s international human rights policy, using his Christian faith against him while using the most liberal definition of human rights to try and paint the Trump administration as reactionary and anti-gay: “New Human Rights Panel Spurs Misgivings.” Tuesday’s report by…
330 Words? NYT Again Belittles March for Life in 'Quiet Capital'
January 19th, 2019 3:01 PM
The annual pro-life rally March for Life took to the streets of Washington, D.C. Friday, and the New York Times acknowledged it -- barely: Reporter Eileen Sullivan's “March for Life Holds Its Rally In Quiet Capital.” Sullivan seemed to work to put a negative spin on the day’s march in her brief story of 330 words. Not even a taped address from the president, and the live…
NYT: Pompeo No Longer 'Scowling, Scathing Attack Dog Hounding' Hillary
April 13th, 2018 11:49 AM
In Friday’s New York Times, Gardiner Harris and Eileen Sullivan went on the attack against Mike Pompeo, the current CIA Director and President Trump’s nominee to become Secretary of State with the title “Trading Snarl for Smile, Pompeo Makes Case to Lead State Department.”
WH CIA Interrogations Document 'Accidentally Emailed' to AP Potentiall
July 30th, 2014 11:59 PM
Gosh, how could this have happened?
Tonight at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, a dispatch by Ken Dilanian and Eileen Sullivan reports that "a document circulating among White House staff" about post-9/11 allegedly harsh and inhumane CIA interrogation techniques — a document which was "accidentally emailed to an Associated Press reporter"…
Abuse of Power: Obama/Holder DOJ Admits It Obtained Two Months of AP J
May 13th, 2013 8:45 PM
In a move which appears conveniently timed to coincide with a wave of other arguably more damaging bad news for the administration, the Associated Press has reported that the Department of Justice informed the wire service on Friday that it had secretly obtained two months of reporters' and editors' telephone records.
In the words of AP's Mark Sherman, in coverage late this…
As Others Report WH Knew Nature of Attack, AP Still Insists That the B
October 24th, 2012 7:34 AM
At the Associated Press Tuesday evening, the wire service re-posted verbatim Eileen Sullivan's "Why It Matters" report from October 15. One of that report's core assertions is that It "injected the issue of diplomatic security into the presidential campaign and renewed questions about the quality of U.S. intelligence." At my related NewsBusters post that…
At AP, the Big Issue About Benghazi Is 'About the Quality of U.S. Inte
October 15th, 2012 10:34 PM
Early this afternoon, as part of the wire service's continuing "Why It Matters" series, the Associated Press's Eileen Sullivan boiled down the impact of the September 11 Benghazi, Libya attack during which U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed and the U.S. consulate destroyed as follows: It "injected the issue of diplomatic security…
AP Misstates Pro-Life Purpose of Rand Paul's TSA-Caused Missed Flight
January 23rd, 2012 9:49 PM
A frequent emailer saw a silver lining in Rand Paul's detention this morning in Nashville by the Transportation Safety Administration which prevented him from speaking at today's March For Life rally in Washington: "Best way to get the MSM to mention pro-life rally."
Well, that's largely true. The local Nashville TV station video posted at Real Clear Politics mentions…
AP Writers Criticize Foreign Oil Spill Aid Offers Because (Gasp!) They
June 20th, 2010 11:28 PM
A Friday report by reporters Matthew Lee and Eileen Sullivan indicates that there is a serious shortage of critical thinking skills over at the Associated Press, or a serious desire to run interference for the Obama administration no matter how ignorant doing so makes the wire service's reporters appear.Lee and Sullivan try to excuse the State Department's inaction on the vast majority of roughly…
AP Sensationalism: Worst-Case Scenario, Pandemic Will Claim 2 Million
April 28th, 2009 3:34 PM
An Associated Press story dated April 28 takes swine flu fears to a whole other level. A report datelined Washington by Ricardo Alonsozaldivar and Eileen Sullivan examined the worst-case scenario "if the swine flu gets out of control." "Two million dead," Alonsozaldivar and Sullivan wrote. "Hospitals overwhelmed. Schools closed. Swaths of empty seats at baseball…