Press Criticizes Trump's Jobs Tweet, Ignored Obama's Similar Actions

June 6th, 2018 6:33 PM
On Monday, columnist James Freeman at the Wall Street Journal's "Best of the Web" noted the selective memories seen in the vast majority of the press over President Donald Trump's relatively noncommittal but nonetheless protocol-breaking tweet an hour before Friday morning's upcoming jobs report. Many of them had a serious case of the vapors, but didn't recall three instances when former…

The Horror: NYT's Timothy Egan Forced to Watch Fox News

June 15th, 2012 1:09 PM
I only am escaped alone to tell thee: Timothy Egan, a liberal reporter turned columnist for the New York Times, was forced to watch Fox News at the gym and lived to tell his readers about the horror in a Thursday post at, "The Clown and the Cop." Trapped with a Fox News big screen in my stable of fellow trotters at the gym a few weeks ago, I took in the worldview that may give the…

CEI's Hans Bader Dissects Rex Nutting's Fatally-flawed Analysis of Oba

May 29th, 2012 11:59 AM
As we at NewsBusters have noted, the liberal media have done little to discredit Rex Nutting's erroneous analysis of federal spending under President Obama. Numerous conservative and libertarian critics have pointed out how fatally flawed Nutting's analysis, but we'd like to recommend Hans Bader's post at Competitive Enterprise Institute's website, who takes on not only Nutting…

Media Mostly Mum on Outrageous Obama Claim of Fiscal Restraint

May 25th, 2012 12:33 PM
White House spokesman Jay Carney on Wednesday lectured journalists to not believe the "BS" that Barack Obama is a reckless spender. Rather than investigate Carney's assertions, or the sketchy basis for them, reporters have either embraced the talking points or allowed them to go unchallenged. Chris Matthews on Wednesday repeated the "fact" that federal spending "is rising at the slowest rate…

Coulter Column: Figures Don't Lie, Democrats and Hack Journalists Do

May 24th, 2012 5:48 PM
It's been breaking news all over MSNBC, liberal blogs, newspapers and even The Wall Street Journal: "Federal spending under Obama at historic lows ... It's clear that Obama has been the most fiscally moderate president we've had in 60 years." There's even a chart! I'll pause here to give you a moment to mop up the coffee on your keyboard. Good? OK, moving on.

White House and MSNBC Cite Bogus Report Claiming 'Obama Spending Binge

May 24th, 2012 10:47 AM
A bogus report published by MarketWatch Tuesday claiming "under Obama, federal spending is rising at the slowest pace since Dwight Eisenhower brought the Korean War to an end in the 1950s" has been all the rage at the White House and MSNBC. Conservative columnist Ann Coulter correctly observed Wednesday: