Galling NYT on Roe Draft: ‘Concern Law Isn’t Justice’s Primary Guide'
May 6th, 2022 9:42 PM
The banner over the two lead Roe v. Wade stories in Thursday’s New York Times read: “Leak Intensifies View That Court Is Too Political.” The individual headline over the one by Shawn Hubler and Michael Wines confirmed: “A Concern That the Law Isn’t Justice’s Primary Guide.” Yes, after decades of cheering left-wing judicial activism on abortion, affirmative action, and gay…
Column: Lauding Democrats and Their 'Landmark' Voting Rights Bills
March 24th, 2021 5:49 AM
Democrats always seem to be the heroes in the copy of so-called “mainstream” media outlets. Republicans often emerge as the villains, squashing everything noble and good. The Left is typically described as the reformers somehow lacking an ideology. Take The New York Times lauding how "voting rights advocates" are having a "once in a generation moment."
Hack Democratic Rag NY Times Warns of GOP's 'Authoritarian Bent'
November 18th, 2020 9:44 AM
New York Times reporter Michael Wines climbed back onto his liberal hobby horse -- thuggish Republicans denying voting rights under the spurious excuse of fighting non-existent vote fraud -- in “Limit Votes? The Right May Need a New Tactic.” Meanwhile, “Plan to Make Losing Look Like a Win,” by Jim Rutenberg and Nick Corasaniti, purported to outline a years-long conspiracy by the Trump…
NYT: Vote Fraud ‘Debunked,’ Worried Trump Will Reject Election Results
May 21st, 2020 7:04 PM
New York Times reporter Michael Wines is back on his hobby horse of downplaying vote fraud and throwing accusations of bad faith and voter suppression at Republicans. The front of Tuesday’s paper, “Republicans to Pursue a Crackdown on Voting” by Michael Wines. He dipped into anti-Trump paranoia, citing vaguely sourced “concerns that the Republican fraud drumbeat could lay the groundwork for Mr.…
NY Times Rails at GOP Gerrymandering: ‘Dangerous to Democracy'
August 15th, 2019 3:24 PM
Reporter Michael Wines hyperventilated again over “dangerous to democracy” gerrymandering by Republicans in Wisconsin, in Thursday’s New York Times: “Push to End Partisan Maps Is Held Up by the Map Makers.” He led off with strong language: When the Supreme Court concluded this summer that it had no authority to strike down partisan political maps, no matter how outrageous, Chief Justice John G.…
NYT: Gerrymandering GOP ‘Embraced Rule-Breaking As a Political Tactic'
June 29th, 2019 10:28 PM
The Supreme Court made two important political rulings this week -- on “gerrymandering” and a proposed citizenship question for the U.S. Census, and the New York Times gave them lead story status Friday under the banner headline, “Court, Ruling 5-4, Gives Green Light To Gerrymander.” Reporters Michael Wines portrayed Democrats as victims of Republican perfidy: "...the Republicans’ flouting of the…
Another ‘Passionate’ NYT Attack on Kris Kobach, Scourge of Vote Fraud
May 15th, 2017 5:34 PM
Monday’s New York Times used a new White House office to go after a conservative who represents two of the things it most loathes: limits on immigration and crackdowns on vote fraud. Both trends are encapsulated in the person of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. Reporters Michael Wines and Julie Bosman penned: “A ‘Passionate’ Seeker of Voter Fraud in Kansas Gets a National Soapbox.”
NYT Keeps Anti-Trump Hope Alive; Won Thanks to Whiter, Less Educated
December 21st, 2016 1:17 PM
In their Tuesday New York Times off-lead “news analysis,” reporters Jonathan Martin and Michael Wines tried to keep anti-Trump hope alive in “Trump’s Win, But Little Else, Is Now Settled – A Vast Divide Persists After the Electors Vote.” Bill Clinton, a former president, was posed as preaching truth to power. Another reporter took pains to explain that "Trump had an advantage in the traditional…
NYT Likens Trump to Dictatorships, Hits GOP on Vote Fraud Concern
October 22nd, 2016 9:56 AM
Saturday’s New York Times attacked Republican positions on voting from two angles. Reporter Yamiche Alcindor responded to Donald Trump’s refusal to say he would accept the election results with typical liberal hyperbole, comparing Trump’s comments to actual dictatorships abroad: “For Some Immigrants, Trump’s Warning on Election Results Sounds All Too Familiar.” Reporter Michael Wines took another…
NYT Frets Dallas Murders May Sabotage the BLM 'Civil Rights Movement'
July 11th, 2016 4:01 PM
The New York Times’ front pages over the weekend dealt with the awful police-related events over the last few days, culminating with the assassination of five policemen in Dallas during a Black Lives Matter demonstration. The paper fanned the flames of racial discord, pointing a finger at “some whites who feel they are ceding their long-held place in society." Another story lamented how the…
NY Times Pities Boston Bomber, Finds No Connection to Jihad, Yet Op-ed
April 16th, 2014 11:55 PM
The New York Times resolutely refused to see a pattern of jihad on the part of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in its sympathetic front-page Tuesday profile of his prison conditions. Yet on Wednesday the Times ran an op-ed that used an anti-Semitic killer in Kansas to represent the hidden domestic terror threat of military veterans.
First, try not to shed a tear for Tsarnaev as you…