Three Journalists Quit CNN After Their Russia-Trump Story Is Deleted
June 26th, 2017 10:39 PM
On Thursday evening, CNN.com ran a story by reporter Thomas Frank which, according to a now-posted Editor's Note, connected "Anthony Scaramucci with (congressional) investigations into the Russian Direct Investment Fund." The Editor's Note tells the network's readers: "That story did not meet CNN's editorial standards and has been retracted." Further, "Links to the story have been disabled. CNN…
Writer: Are Red States ‘Souring’ on Conservative Economic Ideas?
April 14th, 2017 5:06 PM
Whatever was the matter with Kansas when Thomas Frank wrote his book is now less daunting for the left, believes New York magazine’s Eric Levitz, who contended in a Wednesday piece that the closeness of this week’s House special election in the Wichita-centric 4th District appears to spell trouble for conservatives.
Salon’s Thomas Frank: Obama Blew His Chance to ‘Put the Right Out
July 20th, 2014 10:05 PM
How do you visually represent a missed opportunity? In a Sunday column for Salon, What’s the Matter With Kansas? author Thomas Frank suggests one answer: given the Obama administration’s repeated failure to deliver much-needed leftist change, the future Obama presidential library and museum should be “designed as…a mausoleum of hope.”
Obama’s salient mistake, Frank asserts, was that he “…
Thomas Frank: When Clinton, Obama Sold 'Hope,' They Sold Out Rank-and
March 24th, 2014 8:12 PM
What's the Matter With Kansas? author Thomas Frank believes the matter with Bill Clinton and Barack Obama as presidential campaigners was that they spent too much time "selling tidy homilies" about "hope" and too little advocating ideas such as single-payer health care. Frank stated his case Sunday in his latest weekly column for the liberal online magazine Salon.
Frank suggests that all the…
Joy Behar: 'Where Are the Lefties Besides On Current TV
June 20th, 2012 11:06 AM
Joy Behar asked a question Tuesday evening guaranteed to make conservatives across the fruited plain laugh uncontrollably.
Substitute-hosting for Eliot Spitzer on Al Gore's television network nobody knows exists let alone watches, the comedienne hysterically asked author Thomas Frank, "Where are the lefties besides on Current TV?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Sam Stein: Average Americans Who Don't Support Higher Taxes On Rich Ar
September 2nd, 2011 8:39 AM
Remember "What's The Matter With Kansas?" That was liberal native Kansan Thomas Frank's extended kvetch over the refusal of average Jayhawkers to engage in class warfare by supporting soak-the-rich policies.
The same mindset was on display on Morning Joe today. The Huffington Post's Sam Stein asserted that the failure of many less-than-rich Americans to support tax increases on the rich…
Thomas Frank, Posterboy for Liberal Media Elitism, Ends Wall Street Jo
August 17th, 2010 5:22 PM
With the media elite once again reminding the unsophisticated rubes in flyover country of their intellectual and cultural inferiority as it pertains to sensitivities regarding Islam, it seems a good time to review the recent movements of one of the most condescending liberal elitists of the contemporary commentariat: Thomas Frank.The columnist recently left the Wall Street Journal for Harper's…
Bill Moyers, Guest Disparage America For Being Infected with 'Demented
January 15th, 2010 11:59 PM
Cheap Shot: Playboy Disparages Cultural Conservatism to Trash Glenn Be
November 13th, 2009 3:07 PM
How much do lefties dislike Glenn Beck? So much that the vitriol has bled over into low-rent, soon-to-be-obsolete publications like Playboy magazine. In the December 2009 issue of Playboy, Thomas Frank "takes down" the Fox News Channel host by analyzing the conservative movement and how Beck rose to prominence. Frank, with an obvious need to meet a high-word count in mind, attempts to dismantles…