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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | August 29, 2015 | 8:01 AM EDT

The double standard our media impose on child sexual abuse is garishly obvious. On August 14, The Washington Post set the stage for the coming American visit of Pope Francis with another splashy front-page story on a man still berating the Catholic Church after being abused by a priest from 1969 to 1976.    

But on August 21, after a court sentenced former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck, 48, for sexually abusing a 15-year old boy merely a year ago, the Post ignored it completely. Apparently there was no room. That boy’s family had no media advocate there.

By Tom Blumer | August 29, 2015 | 12:53 AM EDT

The establishment press is all over revelations by Fox News Friday morning that the investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails involves a "section of the Espionage Act is known as 18 US Code 793," and that "the focus includes a provision of the law pertaining to 'gathering, transmitting or losing defense information,'" according to "an intelligence source." ... Just kidding.

The only reaction I've seen thus far is at the Friday evening version of "The 2016 Blast" collection by Henry C. Jackson at the Politico. The fifth item covered — after a snippet on "John Kasich's Aerial Attack" and three snoozers on Mrs. Clinton's predictable dissembling — reads as follows (bolds and italics are theirs):

By Tom Blumer | August 28, 2015 | 10:22 PM EDT

At the Associated Press today, Christopher Rugaber appears to have played along with a game of make-believe in his coverage of the August release of the University of Michigan's Survey of Consumers.

The index dropped for the second straight month, this time from 93.1 to 91.9, a point below August's prelimnary reading of 92.9. That trailed expectations that it would come in at 93.0. The survey's director, Richard Curtin, claimed that the drop occurred "mainly due to the recent volatility in stock prices." Whatever his reason for making that claim, it doesn't pass the smell test, and Rugaber had all the information needed to figure that out (which he may have) and report it (which he didn't).

By Matthew Balan | August 28, 2015 | 10:15 PM EDT

ABC, CBS, and NBC 's evening newscasts on Friday all failed to cover Hillary Clinton's latest inflammatory attack on Republicans – this time on illegal immigration. Clinton slammed the GOP earlier in the day on the issue, and made a thinly-veiled comparison to the Holocaust: "I find it the height of irony that a party, which espouses small government, would want to unleash a massive law enforcement effort...to go and literally pull people out of their homes and their workplaces, round them up, put them...in buses, boxcars – in order to take them across our border."

By Tim Graham | August 28, 2015 | 9:19 PM EDT

In the Los Angeles Times, Dexter Thomas warmly recalled hip-hop artist Kanye West dropping a rhetorical bomb on President George W. Bush ten years ago in a supposedly unifying fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina victims on NBC. It was headlined “When Kanye West told George Bush that Black Lives Matter.”

"I hate the way they portray us in the media,” West said, quavering. “If you see a black family, it says they’re looting. If you see a white family, it says they’re searching for food.” The paranoia grew. He declared “Those are my people down there … they’ve given [the military] permission to go down and shoot us.” Then he said “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”

By Mark Finkelstein | August 28, 2015 | 7:02 PM EDT

Care to see the sneering face of supercilious liberal condescension?  Check out the video clip of John Fugelsang, a Sirius host who appeared on MSNBC this afternoon. He laid out a loony conspiracy theory according to which Fox News wanted to "give" the GOP nomination to Jeb, so that he in turn could lose to Hillary, and Fox could be the "hate Hillary network" for the next four years.

By Dylan Gwinn | August 28, 2015 | 6:45 PM EDT

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti apparently doesn’t think Bruce Jenner has won enough laurels in his heroic struggle against biology, so the mayor is recommending that Jenner headline an event with a wee bit more visibility than his foundering E! Channel reality series.

By Tom Johnson | August 28, 2015 | 5:55 PM EDT

The Catholic writer Flannery O’Connor famously and emphatically rejected the idea that the host used in the Communion rite is a mere symbol. Gun owners might have a similarly negative response to Adam Gopnik’s claim that guns “have an almost entirely symbolic function.”

“No lives are saved, and no intruders are repelled [by the use of guns]; the dense and hysterical mythology of gun love has been refuted again and again,” declared Gopnik in a Friday post dealing in part with this week’s murder of two TV journalists near Roanoke, Va. “The few useful social functions that guns do have—in hunting or in killing varmints, as a rural man such as my father has to do—can be preserved even with tight regulations, as in Canada.”

By Ken Shepherd | August 28, 2015 | 4:52 PM EDT

Asked by MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin whether Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton should apologize for comparing her GOP presidential rivals to terrorists, Washington Post national political corresondent Karen Tumulty demurred, remarking that "the lesson of Donald Trump in this election season is: no apologies, just keep moving."

By Michael Greibrok | August 28, 2015 | 4:32 PM EDT

The Huffington Post wrote  about claims the Koch brothers “exacerbated the impact of Hurricane Katrina and stalled the Gulf Coast’s recovery.”

The Aug. 27, article was based off of a new report by the Bridge Project. Bridge is, according to HuffPost, part of the “Democratic opposition research group American Bridge” and is “dedicated to opposing the conservative movement’s extreme ideology and exposing its dishonest tactics.”

By Kyle Drennen | August 28, 2015 | 3:08 PM EDT

MSNBC hosts on Friday jumped at the chance to bash former President George W. Bush over his handling of Hurricane Katrina on the 10th anniversary of the storm that ravaged the gulf coast. On NewsNation, host Tamron Hall proclaimed: “Many have said, including writer Douglas Brinkley and others, that this was the stain on his presidency that he could never recover from.”

By Curtis Houck | August 28, 2015 | 2:56 PM EDT

During a discussion on the Thursday edition of MSNBC’s The Last Word, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof briefly admitted that gun control would not have stopped the shooter who shot dead two local news reporters in Roanoke Virginia on Wednesday but continued to nonetheless argue that more gun restrictions are needed.

By Katie Yoder | August 28, 2015 | 2:55 PM EDT

Not even in the wake of the sickening Planned Parenthood videos will the broadcast networks dare to criticize Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger.

During their news shows, ABC, NBC and CBS ignored a press conference against Margaret Sanger held in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. During the event, black pastors and other pro-life leaders demanded the removal of a Margaret Sanger bust – a bust they called “revisionist propaganda” – from a Struggle for Justice exhibit inside the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. 

By Tim Graham | August 28, 2015 | 2:42 PM EDT

The Washington Post is celebrating the gender-blurring agenda again. Friday’s positive transgender freakout came on the front of the Style section, simply titled “BARF BABES.” Music writer Chris Richards profiled Barf Troop, an “outsider ‘gender-fluid’ hop-hop group that formed on Tumblr” and its leader, “Babeo Baggins.”

Richards oozed that their music can be "exponentially affirming" when people like it. 

By Dylan Gwinn | August 28, 2015 | 1:43 PM EDT

Sarah Palin let fly with a near dissertation-length slamming of ESPN Friday morning for their suspension of Curt Schilling earlier in the week.

Schilling had tweeted a graphic comparing the number of Muslim extremists in the world today to the number of Nazi extremists in Germany in 1940. Though, the tweet was distorted by the MSM to make it appear as though Schilling was comparing all Muslims to Nazis, resulting in Schilling’s suspension.