NYT Strikes Populist Pose Vs. GOP Tax Plan, Hates 'Death Tax' Label

November 18th, 2017 10:56 AM
In Saturday’s New York Times, reporter Patricia Cohen took the most jaundiced view of the GOP tax-cutting plans with some liberal rhetoric about Republican attempts to pare down the estate tax, colloquially known as the death tax: “Only the Most Wealthy, Including Trump, Gain From Estate Tax’s Repeal.” More tough Times headlines: “Some See a Foundation Of Gimmickry in Tax Bill,” and“Party’s…

Chris Hayes Waves White Flag on MSNBC Succumbing to Trump Event

January 30th, 2016 1:21 PM
Kevin Drum at Mother Jones highlighted an exchange about Trump overcoverage on Twitter between MSNBC host Chris Hayes and Washington Post economics correspondent Jim Tankersley. Liberals and journalists were disappointed that a network like MSNBC would highlight Trump’s quickly assembled event to compete with the presidential debate. Hayes waved a white flag about the need to fill the public…

WashPost Gives Free Publicity to Liberal Think Tank's Tax-heavy Plan t

June 13th, 2013 6:16 PM
The Washington Post's Jim Tankersley today gave the George Soros-funded liberal Center for American Progress (CAP) 14 paragraphs of puffy coverage devoted to CAP's tax-heavy plan "aimed at recharging the U.S. economy." The liberal wish list is "meant to boost beleaguered middle-class workers," Tankersley noted. In his June 13 story headlined "Plan aims to accelerate economy," the Post…

LAT Breaking: Obama Going to Copenhagen, No Mention of Climategate

November 25th, 2009 12:11 PM
Who's denyin' now? There may not be a better example of establishment media Climategate denial than Jim Tankersley's "breaking" story at the Los Angeles Times's Greenspace blog that President Barack Obama will attend the December 7-19 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Tankersley identifies all kinds of supposed factors that seem to have influenced the president's…

ChiTrib Blogger: Hillary's a Phoenix Rising from Iowa's Ashes

January 9th, 2008 1:59 PM
It's almost like he's trying hard to win an MRC DisHonors Award.Chicago Tribune's Jim Tankersley, writing last night in The Swamp blog re: Sen. Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire victory: