Finally: NY Times Notices Soft-on-Crime Hurting Dems in Big Cities

June 6th, 2022 7:22 PM

The front page of Monday’s New York Times acknowledged the obvious: The crime issue is hurting Democrats badly on the ground: “Debate on Crime Splits San Francisco Democrats.” The report from Tim Arango and Thomas Fuller spotlighted San Francisco’s controversial District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who may prove too far left for…San Francisco? "...his message of leniency for…

NYT Whines Right-Wing Media Not 'Nuanced' on Portland Thuggery, Fires

July 24th, 2020 7:42 PM

The New York Times devoted an entire print page on Thursday to the ongoing clashes between left-wing radicals and federal officers in Portland, under the rubric “‘Whose Streets? Our Streets.’” That headline is a chant from the Antifa anarchists occupying and setting fires in downtown Portland. It’s also a giveaway to which side the paper’s news staff is on. Mike Baker and Thomas…

NYT Devotes Full Page of Fawning to AOC, Who Alone Understands Crisis

May 5th, 2020 7:11 PM
Tuesday’s New York Times used the coronavirus pandemic to push both the leftist fight against “inequality” and left-wing politician Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She was fawned over in the lead National story slot, a full-page profile: “Lonely Voice in Congress Amplifies Plight of a Stricken District.” And from the “don’t let a crisis go to waste”…

NYT Laments Loss of CA High-Speed Rail: ‘Can America Still Build Big?'

February 25th, 2019 2:16 PM
California’s Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has made liberals crestfallen by conceding to fiscal reality and scaling back the massively expensive and delayed high-speed rail project. But Monday’s New York Times didn’t quite frame it that way: “California Curtails a Rail Project, Undercutting Dreams of Building Big." The online headline: “Can America Still Build…

NYT Optimism on $64B Cali High-Speed Rail Program, Derailed by Reality

March 6th, 2017 9:02 PM
Thomas Fuller's New York Times piece pushed for a public works program in La La Land that comes with a big promise and a $64 billion price tag: A high-speed railway that will one day, theoretically, connect San Francisco and Los Angeles in less time than in takes to watch The Dark Knight Rises. The story’s headline and tone pit stingy, stick-in-the-mud conservatives against sunny,…

Hysterical NYT Piece Chronicles West Coast Liberals Upset at Trump Win

November 12th, 2016 12:07 PM
NewsBusters has chronicled a slew of media reactions both on-air and print in the hours and days since Donald Trump’s stunning presidential election upset of Hillary Clinton, but stories like one posted late Friday for Saturday’s print edition of The New York Times about West Coast liberals proved that such meltdowns will be here to stay for the near future.

NYT's Fuller Finds San Francisco Treat In 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave

April 7th, 2016 8:08 AM
New York Times San Francisco bureau chief Thomas Fuller embraced a major shift toward European-style social policy in that city in Wednesday's “No Pay Cuts for New Parents in San Francisco – City Becomes the First in the Country to Approve Six Weeks of Fully Paid Leave.” As shown by that headline, the Times got really excited about the local liberal ordinance, with a full…

AP Cites Discredited NOAA Bureaucrat to Push Global Warming Alarmism R

July 30th, 2010 3:41 PM
Who needs a public relations department when you have a willing accomplice like the Associated Press? A July 28 story written by AP Science Writer Randolph E. Schmid took a very uncritical look at the recently released "State of the Climate" report. According to Schmid, this report, which has a fair share of critics, makes a definitive call about climate change. (h/t Marc Morano of…