Delusional NYT Still Blaming Anti-Muhammad Film for Benghazi Attack

June 29th, 2016 2:02 PM
After the terrorist attack in Libya on the anniversary of 9-11 that left four Americans dead, the Obama administration at first falsely blamed the attack not on terrorism, but on a spontaneous mob erupting about a film on YouTube portraying the Prophet Muhammed. The White House’s story about the video, put out on all five Sunday talk shows by then-U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, was later…

Delicate NYT Editorial Calls GOP Senator 'Thug' for 'Pinata' Metaphor

March 11th, 2016 11:39 AM
Don’t know much about...metaphors? The New York Times was shocked and appalled that a Republican senator predicted any Obama Supreme Court nominee would be treated like a piñata, and said such “violent imagery” made Sen. John Cornyn a “thug, threatening harm,” in a Friday editorial, “Republican Threats and the Supreme Court."

NYT Pities Dems: GOP Won't 'Even Shake Hands' With Obama's SC Nominee

February 26th, 2016 9:31 PM
The New York Times online headline captured the pro-Democrat, anti-GOP tone of the report from David Herszenhorn and Carl Hulse, “Supreme Court Fight Won’t Die, No Matter How Hard Republicans Try.” Another Hulse article described the Democrats' dilemma in pitiable terms: "They were absolutely astonished when Senate Republicans took the power struggle to an entirely new level by announcing that…

NYT's Shows Sudden Respect for Paul Ryan for Big-Spending Budget

December 19th, 2015 8:02 PM
The lead story in Saturday's New York Times heaped praise upon the passage of a package of spending increases: “Avoiding Rancor, Congress Passes A Fiscal Package -- $1.8 Trillion Measure – Spending Rise and New Tax Breaks Suggest End of Austerity." This big-spending budget earned Ryan some strange new respect, with reporter David Herszenhorn praising his “deftness in pacifying rebellious…

NYT Throws 'Far-Right...Hard-Right...Hard-Line' Labels at GOP

October 31st, 2015 10:21 PM
The election of a new Speaker of the House had the New York Times firing up its reliably crooked labeling machine. On Thursday, reporter and repeat offender David Herszenhorn lamented that "Many Republicans, including members of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus who had hounded Mr. Boehner from the speakership, accused him and other party leaders of betraying them with a late-hour deal that was…

NYT's 'Hard-Line' Herszenhorn Takes Up Cudgels Against Paul Ryan Again

October 16th, 2015 10:13 AM
New York Times reporter David "hard-line" Herszenhorn is making hostile labeling of conservatives a bad habit, especially in his post-Boehner reporting. The shock resignation of the Speaker of the House gave Times reporters an excuse to target the "far-right" conservatives who had supposedly hounded John Boehner out of office, and granting the speaker never a popular figure in Times-land, some…

NYT: White, Rural, 'Unyielding Hard-Line' GOP Congress Can't Govern

October 10th, 2015 10:55 PM
The surprise withdrawal of Rep. Kevin McCarthy from the race for Speaker gave the New York Times an excuse to issue a series of front-page stories larded up with hostile "hard-line" and "hard-right" labels mocking the apparent chaos surrounding congressional Republicans, being held "hostage" by the party's conservative wing.

'Hard-Liner' Is the NY Times' Anti-Conservative Phrase that Pays

September 28th, 2015 10:56 PM
The shock resignation of Speaker John Boehner has driven the New York Times into a labeling fit, fearing an even more unreasonably conservative Republican leadership team will emerge in the aftermath. A snotty front-page report Monday warned of "conservative rage" and included eight "hard-line" or "hard-right" labels, including two in one sentence: "Mr. Boehner expressed that exasperation on…

NYT Uses Abortion as Anti-GOP Wedge Issue, Plugs Planned Parenthood

September 18th, 2015 7:39 PM
Even after undercover tapes showed Planned Parenthood engaging in morally reprehensible and legally questionable practices with aborted babies, the New York Times is still using abortion as a wedge issue to use against "hard-right" Republicans, demonstrated by hostile, label-heavy stories in Friday's edition, including two on the front page. Elsewhere there was the usual defense of Planned…

New York Times Runs Full Story on Bizarre Press Conference by Parents

April 26th, 2013 4:07 PM
The New York Times's David Herszenhorn on Friday wrote up a bizarre new conference held by the parents of the Boston Marathon bombers in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, where they have lived for the past year: "Parents Deny Son's Guilt And Accuse U.S. of Plot." It's puzzling why Herszenhorn chose such a credulous tone to the conspiratorial rants of the bombers' mother Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (…

Two NY Times Reporters Again Forward Rep. Clyburn's Bogus 'Racial Slur

August 2nd, 2010 4:59 PM
Monday's New York Times front page contains a "Congressional Memo" by David Herszenhorn and Carl Hulse, "In Personal Ethics Battles, a Partywide Threat." The party is the Democrat Party, the threat possible ethics trials for prominent Democratic representatives Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters.After summarizing the danger that the trials pose for Democrats in an election year, the Times checked…

NY Times Focuses on Obama's Populist Sub Shop Stop in NJ, Skips Glitzy

July 29th, 2010 7:25 PM
New York Times reporters David Herszenhorn and Jackie Calmes reported on Obama's politically calculated visit to the Tastee Sub Shop in Edison, N.J. in Thursday's "Obama Trumpets Party's Small-Business Bona Fides." The paper's political team let Obama fully sell himself as a down-home populist by completely skipping (in the print edition) the fact that Obama would be departing from a town in New…

More NY Times Double Standards on Death Threats Against Congressmen

April 7th, 2010 1:04 PM
After harping on unsubstantiated reports of racial epithets hurled at black congressmen during protests against Obama-care, no reporter for the New York Times bothered to cover in print an actual arrest made in the case of an actual death threat against Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia, the No. 2 Republican in the House. (The paper made do with an Associated Press brief.)Yet David Herszenhorn filed a…

NYT Reporter Hurls False Racism Allegation at Tea Party Protesters on

April 5th, 2010 2:06 PM