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…

NYT: ‘GOP Bills Target Protesters (& Absolve Motorists Who Hit Them)'

April 22nd, 2021 10:08 PM

The online headline of the New York Times story was designed for liberal clicks: “G.O.P. Bills Target Protesters (and Absolve Motorists Who Hit Them): "Republicans responded to a summer of protests by proposing a raft of punitive new measures governing the right to lawfully assemble....Some, like Mr. DeSantis, are labeling them “anti-riot” bills, conflating the right to peaceful…

NYT KEEPS Lying: GA Law ‘Curtails...People of Color' From Voting

April 9th, 2021 10:29 PM

In Friday's New York Times, their lead National story proved Georgia is still heavily on the paper’s mind and especially the state’s supposedly harsh, racist new restrictions on voting. Political reporters Lisa Lerer and Reid Epstein unloaded on the GOP in “Georgia Governor Sets His Sights on Overcoming Trump’s Wrath.”

NY Times Still Carrying a Torch for Jon Ossoff, 'A Dream Son-In-Law'

December 31st, 2020 2:34 PM

The New York Times is still carrying a torch for failed 2017 Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff, so young, so photogenic, so liberal. He faces Republican Sen. David Perdue in a January 6 runoff for a vital seat in Georgia. On Monday, reporters Reid Epstein and Serge Kovaleski gushed on the front page over Ossoff's resume. On Thursday, Epstein, along with fellow…

NY Times Proudly Claims Ossoff 'Consistently Outperformed' His Resume

December 29th, 2020 10:22 PM

While the New York Times has piled hostile coverage on the Republican candidates in the vital U.S. Senate runoff in Georgia, the paper has reliably defended the two Democratic challengers. Candidate Jon Ossoff  was awarded front-page puffery from reporters Reid Epstein and Serge Kovaleski, “After Some Breaks in Politics, Ossoff Made a Few of His Own.” Monday’s story…

HYPOCRITES: NYT Sees Danger to Electors Now, Ignored Threats in 2016

December 15th, 2020 5:05 PM

On the eve of the Electoral College formalizing Joe Biden’s presidential victory, New York Times reporters Lisa Lerer and Reid Epstein focused hard on the security precautions being taken for Democratic electors on the front page of Monday edition: “An Honor Becomes an Ordeal as Harried Electors Finally Meet.” But in 2016, when leftist Democratic supporters foamed and threatened about…

NYT's Sleazy ‘News’:Tucker ‘Targeted’ Duckworth ‘With Nativist Smears'

July 10th, 2020 1:00 PM

New York Times reporter Reid Epstein wept on Thursday over the “nativist smears” poor Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) was force to endure at the hands of popular Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson. Reid fumed under the headline: “After Fox Host Questions Her Patriotism, Senator Who Lost Legs to War Hits Back.”  Epstein played the racist card to protect Duckworth from any…

NYT Spreads Election Conspiracy: ‘How Far Would Trump Go to Keep Job?'

May 26th, 2020 8:06 AM
The feverish conspiracy theories (will Trump cancel the November elections? Will he refuse to accept a loss?) have spread from late-night “comedians” to the august pages of the New York Times, in the form of the lead National section story on Memorial Day. Reporter Reid Epstein began by spouting resistance fan-fiction in “How Far Would Trump Go to Keep Job? Foes Brainstorm…

NYT Calls Trump’s Vote-by-Mail Fraud Claim ‘False,’ Saw ‘Fraud’ in '12

April 11th, 2020 2:38 PM
The New York Times sounded awfully confident: “Falsehoods And Facts On Voting By Mail – Trump Claims High Risk Of Fraud. He’s Wrong,” by Stephanie Saul and Reid Epstein. Which makes it incredibly hypocritical that the paper made the opposite argument in 2012, one they now call “false," with reporter Adam Liptak writing, "The flaws of absentee voting raise…

NYTimes Front Page: Trump ‘Rewriting History’ to Save His Reelection

March 25th, 2020 8:30 AM
The New York Times is consumed with using the coronavirus crisis against President Trump, with Monday’s front-page “news analysis” mocking the very idea of presidential leadership during the pandemic in “Trump Shifts Image: Leader For ‘Wartime.’” Times reporters sneered: "This gambit, however, requires a rewriting of history -- Mr. Trump’s…