Politico Writer Defends Biden Camp Lifting From Sources as ‘Agreeing’
June 4th, 2019 11:08 PM
On Tuesday night, Politico Magazine senior writer Michael Grunwald seemed to have inadvertently auditioned for a role on former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign by offering a hilarious defense in light of news first reported by our friend Peter Hasson at the Daily Caller News Foundation that Biden’s environmental proposal “used nearly identical language from other sources in…
Politico Writer Angry at Broward Sheriff for Hurting Anti-NRA Meme
March 3rd, 2018 10:12 AM
Michael Grunwald expressed his anger in Politico magazine at Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. He is upset because Sheriff Israel's inept leadership has diverted attention away from the anti-NRA narrative being promoted by the left and the mainstream media. Yes, instead of being primarily concerned about how the sheriff overlooked dozens of red flags that allowed the tragic shooting to…
Politico's Grunwald Denies Jonathan Gruber was Obamacare Architect
September 13th, 2016 9:08 PM
If Donald Trump said it, then it must be false. That seems to be the philosophy of many liberals, including Politico senior staff writer Michael Grunwald. In this case, Trump correctly described Jonathan Gruber as the architect of ObamaCare in a speech today in Des Moines, Iowa. Gruber was once embraced by liberals and was praised by them many times over and over and over again as the…
Politico’s ‘Obama Issue’ Fawns Over ‘Historic Presidency’
January 9th, 2016 12:07 PM
The latest gushing edition of Politico Magazine released on Wednesday entitled “The Obama Issue: A Special Report on a Historic Presidency,” was loaded with one article after another largely celebrating the impact of President Obama’s waning administration.
Obama-Supporting Politico Magazine Insists 'Everything Is Awesome!'
December 26th, 2014 8:42 PM
Former Time magazine correspondent Michael Grunwald tried going for the sunniest kind of optimism in a Politico Magazine article headlined "Everything Is Awesome! Well, not everything. But America’s looking much better than you think." Grunwald declared that people who voted in the Republicans over economic fears were simply wrong.
The Statist Media Spins GOP As 'The Party of No'
November 1st, 2014 9:28 AM
Time magazine captures the trick exactly. The GOP, it headlines, is “the Party of No.” Worse, says reporter Michael Grunwald, the Party of No has a “Strategy of No.”
'Time' on Rick Perry's 'Bullying': Similar to the GOP's 'Endless' Inve
August 30th, 2014 10:26 AM
Time magazine reacted to the indictment of Rick Perry by insisting that the Republican's style of "bullying" was nothing new for Texas. Reporter Michael Grunwald covered the story for the September 1 issue and compared it to Republicans' "endless probes" of Barack Obama.
Though the article included some questioning of the legitimacy of the Perry indictment,…
TIME Reporter Calls for Julian Assange's Assassination, WikiLeaks Dema
August 18th, 2013 11:34 AM
Michael Grunwald, TIME magazine's senior national correspondent, called for the United States government to assassinate Julian Assange with a drone strike Saturday.
WikiLeaks responded by demanding his resignation.
TIME's Michael Grunwald: Hey, Let's Just Tax Every Non-Profit
May 31st, 2013 6:50 PM
Time magazine's Michael Grunwald got to thinking about how to end IRS abuse of power when it comes to reviewing applications for tax-exempt status. But somewhere along the line he opted for the ol' liberal standby: more TAXES!
In his commentary piece, "One Nation, Tax Exempt," Grunwald held out the idea of completely eliminating tax-exempt status for non-profits:
Media Rush to Attack Gun Rights in Wake of Aurora Shooting
July 27th, 2012 9:00 AM
Within hours of the horrible massacre at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater, liberal reporters hijacked the tragedy to advance their anti-gun rights agenda. As they did in the wake of school shootings like Columbine (Back in 2000 the MRC documented, stories advocating gun control outnumbered those in favor of gun rights by a 10 to 1 ratio), the media were quick to heap blame on the NRA and…
Time Reporter on Aurora Shooting: 'Sometimes There’s Nothing Wrong W
July 20th, 2012 12:25 PM
Michael Grunwald is doubling down on what many liberals in the media are only hinting at. "[T]here is nothing wrong with politicizing tragedy," the Time senior national correspondent wrote this morning, reacting to the Aurora movie theater shooting. "If advocates or experts or even politicians think their policy ideas can prevent the next Aurora—by preventing potential…
Time's Grunwald: Rick Perry Divorced From Reality
August 29th, 2011 3:59 PM
In "Ben Bernanke Embraces Obama's Reality-Based Presidency," Time's Michael Grunwald posited that Republican presidential contender Rick Perry is divorced from reality, especially when it comes to the best policies to fix the economy.
Grunwald opened with snark...
Time Writer Angrily Lectures Leftist 'Netroots' Who Won't Support Obam
June 22nd, 2011 3:35 PM
Time writer Michael Grunwald unloaded on leftists on the Swampland blog on Tuesday -- for not being supportive enough of Barack Obama. The post was titled: "Earth to the Left: Obama Is Into You."
Grunwald was furious that the "disillusionment addicts of the left" would suggest abandoning the Democrat ship. He began with gays-in-the-military activist Dan Choi, who was…
Time's Grunwald: Florida 'Insane' to Have Rejected High-Speed Rail; Pr
May 12th, 2011 4:23 PM
According to Time's Michael Grunwald, it was insane for Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) to reject $2.4 billion for a Tampa-Orlando high-speed rail project.
And yet in the same Swampland blog post he confessed that a similar high-speed rail project going forward in California is dubious at best and that Scott's rejection of the pork project means that the money is now broken up to aid…