The Bezos Decade: Partisan Washington Post Is as Rabid as Ever

August 5th, 2023 8:40 AM

On August 5, 2013, we learned Jeff Bezos had bought the Washington Post for $250 million. The Amazon founder had an opportunity to demand that the Post hew to its longtime motto of being “an independent newspaper,” yet the record of the past decade shows the paper continues to be rabidly pro-Democrat and anti-Republican.

Liberal Web Pundits on the RNC: ‘Zombie Reagan Is Good and Buried’

July 23rd, 2016 1:17 PM
The debate rages on as to whether Donald Trump has remodeled or vandalized the Republican party. In any event, left-wing pundits spent the week gaping at, and writing about, what they viewed as the grotesque spectacle of the RNC. For example, Daily Kos’s Hunter opined that the convention was "was barely one step up from an internet-peddled snuff film,” and Salon’s Heather Digby Parton declared…

Year-End Awards: The Ku Klux Con Job Award

December 29th, 2015 9:11 AM
NewsBusters has been revealing the winners and top runners-up for each category in the MRC’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” our annual awards for the year’s worst journalism. Today, the “Ku Klux Con Job Award,” for smearing conservatives with phony racism charges. Winning this category: Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson, who on April 8 let loose a litany of complaints about the modern-…

Lefty Columnist: ‘F**k-You Republicans’ Taking Over GOP

August 9th, 2015 11:45 AM
For close to a hundred and fifty years, the elephant has represented the Republican party, but The American Prospect’s Meyerson suggests that these days, a more fitting choice for the GOP’s symbol would be an extended middle finger. In his analysis of Thursday’s prime-time presidential debate, Meyerson, who also writes a weekly column for The Washington Post, identified several of the candidates…

WaPo Columnist: GOP the ‘Party of Jefferson Davis,’ Not of Lincoln

April 10th, 2015 1:19 PM
In a Friday American Prospect piece (originally published on Wednesday in the Washington Post) WaPo columnist Harold Meyerson suggested that even though the South didn’t win the Civil War, its mean-spirited ideas, racial and otherwise, now drive the Republican party. Meyerson asserted that today’s GOP “is not just far from being the party of Lincoln: It’s really the party of Jefferson Davis. It…

Sore Losers at MSNBC and American Prospect Play 'Race' and 'Culture' C

February 18th, 2014 3:15 PM
File this under "Pathetic" and "Predictable." On Alex Wagner's MSNBC show yesterday, Wagner set up Timothy Noah, an columnist, with the latest and most desperate excuse for the UAW's failure to gain the ability to represent VW-Chattanooga workers in a plantwide election last week. She did so by referring to an American Prospect column earlier in the day by Harold Meyerson, who blamed…

WaPo Columnist Compares Christians to KKK, Says They Love 'Torture

December 19th, 2007 3:57 AM
After catching Harold Meyerson's latest Washington Post hatemongering against religion in general, Christians in particular, and Republicans especially, all I could say was just WOW! This thing is nearly unhinged and if you took the word Christian out and replaced it with any of the favored, protected minorities that the MSM guards like mother hens, it would be indistinguishable from the kind of…