PBS Show Trashes Thomas As 'Far-Right' Affirmative Action Beneficiary

May 10th, 2023 2:37 PM

PBS released their latest Frontline documentary on Tuesday with the subtitle of Clarence and Ginni Thomas: Politics, Power and the Supreme Court that purported to uncover why the Thomases view the world the way they do. Ultimately, however, Clarence Thomas was portrayed as a far-right sexual abuser who benefited from affirmative action who rules the way he does on cases in…

'Household Income Has Fallen 4.8%' Since June 2009, But WashPost Burie

August 24th, 2012 5:10 PM
Yesterday a "report by Sentier Research, a firm headed by two former Census Bureau officials," found that "[f]rom June 2009 to June 2012, inflation-adjusted median household income fell 4.8 percent," Michael A. Fletcher of the Washington Post reported today. What's more, the fall in median household income was much worse for blacks, "a staggering 11.1 percent drop." June 2009, you may recall,…

WaPo Grouses 'GOP Field Vague On Economic Remedies

October 10th, 2011 5:19 PM
The field of candidates for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination are "offering a series of one-size-fits-all economic pitches that fall short of addressing important nuances and competing demands posed by the nation's diverse fiscal landscape" according to unnamed "analysts," Washington Post staffer Michael Fletcher noted in the lead paragraph of his October 10 front-page story, "GOP field…

Recycling the Trash Against Clarence Thomas: Is the New Accuser's Moti

October 22nd, 2010 6:37 PM
The Washington Post is apparently an easy mark for someone selling 19-year-old sex allegations – or in this case pornography allegations against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In 1991, during the Hill-Thomas hearings, Lillian McEwen kept quiet. But now, she has a memoir she's "shopping to publishers." The Post splashed her face across the front of Friday's Style section. The headline…

Washington Post Connects Obama to Einstein: 'In Decision-Making, a Div

January 25th, 2010 5:06 PM
The front page of Monday's Washington Post featured an adulatory tribute to President Barack Obama's brilliance in gathering information so he can take care of the little people, a tribute enabled by sycophantic assessments from friends and those on Obama's payroll which reporters Anne Kornblut and Michael Fletcher eagerly advanced. “The seeker as problem-solver,” read the front page headline…

DNC: GOP Has Thrown In With 'Terrorists -- Taliban and Hamas' in Oppos

October 9th, 2009 11:07 AM

Pope, Schmope: WaPo Oozes 'You Could Have Heard a Pin Drop' When Obama

July 11th, 2009 8:15 AM
Saturday’s Washington Post is topped by a photo of Barack and Michelle Obama with Pope Benedict, but the image might be misleading, if you think there’s an actual story on the Vatican visit in the Post. Instead, the visit is buried in the last two paragraphs in an article praising Obama’s personal and racial charisma in Italy. Post reporter Michael Fletcher found great import in the color of the…