NPR Trashes GOP as Enabling Trump's 'Proto-Authoritarian Cult'

June 9th, 2020 4:21 PM

A large minority of American voters chose Donald Trump for president, and their tax dollars go in part to fund National Public Radio....which trashes the president as a wannabe tyrant. A recent Fresh Air interview was headlined "Journalist Explains Why Republican Leaders Back Trump's 'Proto-Authoritarian Cult'."

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A Trio of Terrified Trump Haters Warns of Fascism, Election-Stealing

June 4th, 2020 3:57 PM

"Apocalypse Now" would have been a fitting title for this Morning Joe segment from today's show. It featured three women painting a terrifying portrait of life under President Trump, and a prediction of further doom to come. 


PBS Likens Trump to 'Authoritarians' for His Media-Bashing 'Playbook'

April 26th, 2020 7:55 PM
On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International host Christiane Amanpour held a discussion on the topic of whether some countries will use the pandemic to increase authoritarian powers, and the segment began with a discussion of President Donald Trump's behavior, with panelists likening him to authoritarian world leaders, and blaming him for many Americans distrusting the news…

Washington Post Columnist Compares U.S. Stock Rally to 'Nazi Germany'

January 25th, 2017 6:01 PM
Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum compared the recent surge in the stock market to … you guessed it… Nazi Germany. On Jan. 25, 2017, she tweeted to keep in mind that “in Nazi Germany, the stock market rose and rose and kept rising, right up to Stalingrad.”

WashPost's Applebaum Blames Syrian Disaster On ... David Cameron

September 2nd, 2016 8:42 PM
It's never Dear Leader's fault, is it? For those who haven't noticed — and that would be understandable, given the national press's and broadcast outlets' consistent lack of interest in the period involved — the ongoing and worsening disaster in Syria during the past three years has caused "physical, human and political damage on an unprecedented…

WikiLeaks Proves We Need the MSM

July 30th, 2010 2:44 PM
If Anne Applebaum is to be believed, the existence of primary sources is in and of itself the reason the dead-trees should be kept around. She writes for Slate:I didn't think it was possible, but Julian Assange has now done it: By releasing 92,000 documents full of Afghanistan intelligence onto the laptops of an unsuspecting public, the founder of Wikileaks has finally made an ironclad case for…

Iceland’s Volcano Eruption: ‘Judgment for the Bad Things We Have D

April 24th, 2010 11:19 PM

Malkin: Anne Applebaum Still Defending Lack of Disclosure

September 29th, 2009 11:26 AM
"How do you say 'FAIL' in Polish," Michelle Malkin quipped in a blog post this morning dealing with Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum, who in a September 27 blog post decried the arrest of Roman Polanski in Zurich the day before.Applebaum, you may recall, failed to note in that blog post that her husband, Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski, is pleading for Polanski's…

WaPo's Applebaum Excuses Polanski, Fails to Note Her Conflict of Inte

September 28th, 2009 12:24 PM
Washington Post columnist and blogger Anne Applebaum not only penned a September 27 blog post lamenting the recent arrest by Swiss authorities of child rapist and fugitive from American justice, Roman Polanski, she failed to let readers in on her conflict of interest. Applebaum is married to Poland's foreign minister, who is lobbying for Polanski's release on bail.Our good friend Patterico -- who…

Slate: Know Who Obama is 'Just Like'? The Hero Pilot of Flight

January 20th, 2009 3:00 AM
Anne Applebaum said she was reaching for a metaphor to describe the dreamy Barack Obama when she started her Slate piece on January 19. Instead of reaching for a metaphor, however, she only got a handful of absurd hyperbole when she decided that Barack Obama was "just like" Captain C.B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the hero pilot that saved the lives of his entire planeload of people by landing it…