NY Times: DeSantis Hurricane Hypocrite For Shunning Fed Covid Guidance

September 30th, 2022 6:28 PM

In Thursday’s New York Times, reporters Reid Epstein and Alan Rappeport tried to paint Gov. Ron DeSantis as hypocritical for receiving federal assistance in the wake of the hugely damaging Hurricane Ian under the hostile headline “Ron DeSantis Pauses Political Bomb-Throwing as Hurricane Ian Hits.” They decided to drag Covid into the act, foolishly, given DeSantis’s impressive…

NY Times Finds GOP Racism, McCarthyism, Even Nazism Afoot in 3 States

August 18th, 2022 11:25 AM

What do Wisconsin, Arizona, and Georgia have in common? Dangerous conservative trends, according to the New York Times. The paper saw the dark cloud of McCarthyism still hanging over Wisconsin: "Much of the state remains rural and conservative -- McCarthy and Trump country." Contributing writer Robert Draper in the Sunday Magazine wrote thousands of…

NYT Says GOP ‘Demonizing’ Refugees, But ‘Soaring’ Biden Cried Jim Crow

April 24th, 2022 6:22 AM

The New York Times knows the Democrats are in trouble, and they’re getting frantic. A front-page story on Friday, “G.O.P. Memo Shows Plan to Attack Democrats on Immigration,” was based on a leaked document distributed to House Republicans. The reporters seized on it to play defense attorney for the Democrats, trying to refute every piece of the memo on the party’s behalf. Reporters…

NY Times Tilts Against Requiring Voters to Prove Citizenship

April 3rd, 2022 9:00 AM

How elections are run are the first question of democracy, and The New York Times routinely displays its eagerness to push the partisan Democrat point of view. On Friday, the paper tilted to the left in three different articles about election issues in Arizona, Florida, and New York. The paper painted Democratic hacks as non-partisan while invariably identifying Republicans …

As Dem Polls Sag, NY Times Whines GOP 'Weaponizing' the 'Culture Wars'

March 1st, 2022 4:11 PM

It’s a pattern of bias: Whenever Democrats find themselves on the defensive politically over a divisive issue (transgender rights, mask mandates, school shutdowns, even inflation), the New York Times can be relied upon to ride to the party’s defense by flipping the issue, making the Republican Party seem like the unfair aggressor for pointing out and criticizing the controversial…

NYT Lead Pities Dems:'Costly Fight to Overcome GOP Curbs,' Suppression

January 16th, 2022 5:24 PM

New York Times reporters Reid Epstein and Nick Corasaniti consoled the Democratic Party and lamented its electoral prospects in 2022 in Sunday’s lead story, “With Voting Rights Bill Dead, Democrats Face Costly Fight to Overcome GOP Curbs.” Evidently, moves by Republicans in various states to roll back pandemic-inspired loosenings of the vote, such as ballot harvesting and vote drop…

NY Times Wails ‘Degree of Voter Suppression May [Be] All But Assured'

January 13th, 2022 7:49 AM

The New York Times is joining left-wing activist groups to push President Biden to the left and become newly aggressive to defend “voting rights,” defined as Democratic-helpful changes to state voting laws, while emotionally labeling Republican attempts to secure the vote as “voter suppression.”

A front-page “news analysis” on Wednesday by reporters Nick Corasaniti and Reid…

NYT Says Youngkin ‘Weaponizing…Racial Issues’ in VA, Denies CRT Taught

November 2nd, 2021 3:21 PM

It’s Election Day in Virginia, and New York Times reporter Reid Epstein covered in Tuesday’s edition the surprisingly close fight between Republican Glenn Youngkin and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, former Virginia governor and previously the head of the Democratic National Committee: “As Youngkin Tries to Finesse Trump, McAuliffe Conjures His Comeback.”

NYT Dismisses Parental Concerns on Education: 'Angry and Threatening'

October 29th, 2021 1:29 PM

As a Virginia governor's race heats up around the issues of parental influence in education and Critical Race Theory, the New York Times picked the side of the Democrats and teachers unions, while warning "the tone of school board opponents has become angry and threatening...." The paper also saw "months of frantic Republican alarms, in Virginia and nationwide, about…

NY Times In Texas-Sized Freakout: 'Can Texas Turn Further Right?'

July 18th, 2021 6:43 PM

A front-page New York Times story Saturday by Reid Epstein managed to pack in 18 hostile ideological labels into an 1,800-word story on a sadly familiar theme at the paper -- how far Texas is hurdling to “the right" politically under GOP control -- in “Can Texas Turn Further Right? Top 2 Republicans Say It Can.” The paper is running versions of this same story every week now…

NYT Condemns Wisconsin Town for Stubbornly Denying ‘Systemic Racism'

June 12th, 2021 3:00 PM

In an aggrieved follow-up to his controversial piece from Marathon County, Wisconsin, which he painted as a hotbed of bigotry, New York Times reporter Reid Epstein garnered a “Times Insider” Page 2 story, “When a Local Rift Grows Wider.” Epstein’s initial May 21 piece, based on a fight over a proposed declaration that Marathon was “a community for all,” suggested…

NYT Hacks: From Contempt to ‘Grass-Roots Tradition’ on State Votes

May 26th, 2021 8:18 AM

State ballot initiatives! Suddenly, the New York Times loves them, now that they're under threat by a power-hungry GOP. Saturday’s front page featured “G.O.P. Targets Ballot Initiatives To Stymie Democrats’ Agenda.” The online headline was even more dire: “Republicans Move to Limit a Grass-Roots Tradition of Direct Democracy.” How strange then, to examine past Times

NY Times Dishonestly Conflates ‘Racial Equity’ With ‘Racial Equality’

May 21st, 2021 11:13 PM

New York Times reporter Reid Epstein suggested the white residents of Wausau, Wisconsin were against racial equality for the “people of color” within their community, and was rewarded with placement on the front page of Wednesday’s edition: “County Sought To Be Inclusive. Not All Agreed.” The text box on the jump page read: “Opposing views of racial equality in a…

Hateful NY Times: Florida, Texas Bills Show GOP Has Embraced 'Lies'

May 7th, 2021 3:58 PM

The New York Times continues to vituperatively attack Republican efforts to keep the voting process secure. Recent moves by GOP-led legislatures in Florida and Texas caused the latest meltdown in Friday’s edition: "Republicans have pressed forward with these bills over the protests of countless Democrats, civil rights groups, faith leaders, voting rights groups and multinational…