Surprise: NY Times Reports 'SNL' Anti-Trump Bits Are Forgettable

December 29th, 2017 9:26 AM
In Wednesday's New York Times, three reporters reflected on "how Washington insiders are viewing pop culture" in 2017. The most interesting take was that the Saturday Night Live "Alec Baldwin bits" on Trump this year haven't "drawn a ton of blood" in Washington. Their mockery of female Trump aides also failed to score with insiders, they declared.

NYT 'News'? ‘Senator’s Star Shines as Nation Unites Behind Her Cause'

December 18th, 2017 3:19 PM
The New York Times penned an earnest hymn to the Democrats’ latest feminist presidential hope, the newly “progressive” heroine Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York. Shane Goldmacher, recently of Politico, and Matt Flegenheimer, a familiar byline at NewsBusters, launched Gillibrand’s potential 2020 campaign (joining previous Times feminist presidential hopefuls,…

NYT Can’t Stand Cruz, Adores Liberal, Female Senators

September 9th, 2017 3:17 PM
The New York Times featured another jab at that reliable target of liberal media loathing, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Reporters have been tittering at the thought of the fiscal conservative being obliged to change his tune to secure help for his home state of Texas, battered by Hurricane Harvey. NYT reporter Matt Flegenheimer took his turn in Saturday's “Trump and Harvey Push Cruz to…

NY Times Front Still Boils ObamaCare Opposition Down to Hate, 'Rage'

July 29th, 2017 10:49 PM
Republican opposition to ObamaCare had little to do with spiraling costs, giveaways to insurance companies, or the rationing dangers and proven inefficiencies of government-run health care. According to the front of Saturday’s New York Times it all came down to anti-Obama rage. “An Angry Vow Fizzles for Lack of a Viable Plan -- After 7 Years, G.O.P. Can’t Turn Rage Into Results…

NYT Hails Feminist Myth of 'Interrupted' Sen. Kamala Harris

July 8th, 2017 12:26 PM
New York Times reporter Matt Flegenheimer celebrated the Democratic Party’s latest 2020 hope with some newly minted feminist mythology included: “As Democrats Drift, The Expectations Rise for a Rookie Senator.” The online headline: “Senator, (Un)Interrupted: Kamala Harris’s Rise Among Democrats.” The Times is prolonging the opportunist feminist myth that…

Trumpocalypse? NYT Blares Fears of 'Shameful' Service Cuts in Budget

March 18th, 2017 9:59 AM
New York Times reporter Michael Shear lead off Friday’s paper with the usual liberal horror show on President Trump’s proposed budget. You didn’t hard to read far to get the loaded liberal language, where taxpayer- and deficit-funded spending on all but the military is sacrosanct: “Trump Gambles in Cutting Services That Aid His Base – Budget Billed as Necessary, but…

NYT Attacks ‘Enemy of Disabled’ Gorsuch, Clashes With Labor Nominee

March 14th, 2017 4:49 PM
The New York Times has found its line of attack against the seemingly unassailable Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Reporter Matt Flegenheimer went phony populist as he signed on to the approved Democratic angle against President Gorsuch, in Tuesday’s “Democrats Move to Cast Justice Nominee as Enemy of the Little Guy.” The day before, the Times…

NYT Celebrates Elizabeth Warren, ‘Avatar of the Liberal Resistance'

February 10th, 2017 9:55 AM
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell may have temporarily silenced Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, formally rebuking her for breaking Senate rules in her demagogic criticism of her colleague Sen. Jeff Sessions, before he was confirmed as President Trump’s attorney general. But the New York Times won’t shut up until Warren is seen by everyone as a feminist heroine.Times reporter…

NYT Links Bias Critics to Death Wishes, Sees 'Sunny' HRC, Harsh Trump

November 8th, 2016 4:36 PM
The lead story in the New York Times Election Day, “At Election’s End, A Sunny Tone Meets Dark” was penned by reporter Michael Barbaro, last seen composing a loving vignette of a joyous Hillary Clinton dancing in the rain. Meanwhile, Matt Flegenheimer suggested Sarah Palin and the Tea Party were to blame for the campaign’s dark tone, and even blamed conservative critics of…

New York Times Uses ‘the Children’ to Trash Bully Trump, Hail Hillary

October 6th, 2016 9:32 AM
The New York Times cynically used “the children” to advance Hillary Clinton’s election prospects (and the Democrats' attempt to take the Senate) in Wednesday’s edition, trashing Trump as a bad role model for children on the front page, while hailing Hillary as an anti-bully heroine inside. Jennifer Steinhauer’s Wednesday front-page story was headlined: “…

NY Times Angry at Trump for Playing Race Card on Poor Hillary

September 27th, 2016 12:00 PM
The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is in the books, and the front page of the New York Times registered an amazingly slanted front-page “news analysis” by Michael Barbaro and Matt Flegenheimer. They sternly rebuked Trump for daring to suggest Hillary Clinton had once been insensitive about race: "No amount of practice, it seemed, could fully…

NY Times: 'Dread' That Hillary Might Lose; No Mention of 'Deplorables'

September 18th, 2016 2:06 PM
In an extended Friday writeup which appeared on Page A9 in its print edition, Matt Flegenheimer at the New York Times appeared to be preparing the paper's left-wing audience for what was supposedly unthinkable just a month ago: The possibility that Hillary Clinton might lose the presidential election. The theme, as would be expected, was how Mrs. Clinton could "actually blow this.…
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NY Times Howler: Bill Clinton Has Had a 'Year of Restraint'

September 11th, 2016 5:30 PM
Apparently just arriving after over a year spent in a virtually news-free, hermetically sealed cave, New York Times reporter Matt Flegenheimer pretended that former President Bill Clinton has, until he recently began complaining about the treatment of the Clinton Foundation, had "more than a year of uncharacteristic restraint." In the real world the rest of us inhabit, Clinton has…

NYT Front Page Plays Race Card on Trump's Claims of Philly Vote Fraud

August 22nd, 2016 1:55 PM
While some have criticized Donald Trump’s predictions of a “rigged” election in favor of Hillary Clinton, the New York Times went inflammatory on Monday’s front page, playing the race card on the candidate by dismissing suspicions of vote fraud as just anti-black fear-mongering: “Trump, Claims of ‘Rigged’ Vote And Issues of Racial Politics.” The…