The 2021 Debt War: Brace for Nasty Media Name-Calling
September 22nd, 2021 1:45 PM
There’s a new battle brewing over the federal debt ceiling. Ten years ago, after the Obama administration instigated massive federal spending to deal with the Great Recession, Republicans insisted on long-term deficit reduction, and the liberal media slammed them as nihilists, hostage-takers, terrorists, suicide bombers and zombie vampires.
Hillary Lowers the Boom on NYT's Maureen Dowd: 'Too Much Pot Brownie'
August 8th, 2020 8:46 PM
The New York Times loves its motto that Truth is now more important than ever. But some days, they can't seem to locate the truth. On Saturday, columnist Maureen Dowd bizarrely claimed it's been 36 years since a man and a woman ran together on a Democratic presidential ticket. Dowd was only off by 32!
This MSNBC Analyst Runs into Left-Wing Buzzsaw with Brag-Tweet
July 26th, 2019 1:40 PM
Wednesday evening was not a good time for MSNBC analyst Howard Fineman, who posted a tweet containing a picture of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attending a party hosted by longtime New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. However, the newsman soon had to remove his tweet since it embarrassingly showed both liberal leaders being forced to stand outside the…
WashPost Editor Blames ‘Axis of Shevil’ for Trump Tweets on AOC Squad
July 15th, 2019 10:35 PM
When liberals mention President Trump, it’s usually to blame him for everything that ever goes wrong in the country, ranging from so-called climate change to colluding with Russia during the 2016 election. However, that wasn’t the case on Sunday, when Karen Attiah -- global opinions editor for the left-wing Washington Post -- instead attacked what she called the “axis of shevil…
NY Times' Dowd Chides AOC for ‘Outrageous’ Racism Against Pelosi
July 14th, 2019 7:38 PM
Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s press honeymoon over? No, but a few hints in the New York Times in the last week suggest the ardor has cooled. It's always fun to read New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd turn her acid pen to the left on occasion, and shake up her progressive readership. Dowd sounded positively Republican at times: "A.O.C. should consider the possibility that people…
Maureen Dowd's 180 on Bush: From 'Cruise Director' to Hero
December 7th, 2018 4:18 PM
In a column she wrote over the weekend, Maureen Dowd of The New York Times joined a long list of media personalities who have used the death of President George H.W. Bush to trash President Trump. Dowd contrasted the “narcissistic, amoral, vulgar reality-TV president” with the “modest, principled, classy, old-world president.” She made similar comments …
Gary Hart and an Outbreak of Fake News
November 9th, 2018 1:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- Well, it is not all bad news! Official Washington has unveiled its presidential candidate for 2020, and he will be every bit as effective as the Democrats running for the House of Representatives and the Senate were yesterday. He was chosen by official Washington's kingmaker this past Sunday on the op-ed page of The New York Times, Maureen Dowd. He is 81 years old, and he will…
Bourdain About Reading NYT Op-Ed Page: 'I Wanna F-ing Kill Myself'
July 17th, 2018 7:36 AM
On Monday, the transcript of a February interview with CNN host Anthony Bourdain surfaced, and most accounts reported his comments on Bill Clinton: "Entitled, rapey, gropey, grabby, disgusting." But he also said "I read the op-ed page of the New York Times and I wanna f---ing kill myself." Thomas Friedman, Maureen Dowd, and Nicholas Kristof were singled out for mockery.
NY Times, on Time Inc.'s Demise, Rewrites History, Exposes Its Agenda
May 21st, 2018 9:15 AM
On Friday, the New York Times published "The Last Days of Time Inc." Reporters Srudhar Pappu and Jay Stowe asked more than two dozen editors and writers "to reflect on the heyday of this former epicenter of power and influence, as well as its decline." Before that, they rewrote history to make it appear that all was well until "about a decade ago." One Time…
Is ‘Old-fashioned’ Returning?
April 19th, 2018 11:29 PM
"It's a modern changing world, Everything is moving fast. But when it comes to love I like, What they did in the past." -- The Everly Brothers, 1962. Call me old-fashioned -- and I've been called worse -- but do I sense the possible end to the sexual revolution, which exploded in the '60s and whose fallout continues today.
Judd Apatow ‘Scared and Eating Ice Cream’ After Trump Victory
January 16th, 2017 3:11 PM
If you’ve already dropped the ball on your resolution to lose weight this year, you can blame Donald Trump. (At least, according to Girls producer and Lena Dunham pal Judd Apatow.)
NYT's Dowd Uses Trump to Suggest Dick Cheney Was a 'Liar'
October 9th, 2016 9:23 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Fox News Sunday, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd recalled that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has caused the Times to change its policies so the word "liar" can be applied to politicians, and then pivoted to taking a swipe at former Vice President Dick Cheney as she recounted having to search for "synonyms" for the word "liar…
Dowd: 'Feminism Died A Little' When Hillary Rushed to Defend Bill
October 3rd, 2016 4:36 PM
On Monday morning’s Yahoo! News, Katie Couric interviewed New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd about how Hillary Clinton’s involvement in destroying the reputations of Monica Lewinsky, Gennifer Flowers and others hurt feminism. In a surprising admission, Couric reveals that she had “a sleepless night” after reading in the New York Times about how Hillary “…
Working the Refs: Journalists Push Moderators to Be Tougher on Trump
September 22nd, 2016 9:00 AM
In the weeks leading up to Monday night’s first one-on-one clash between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the liberal media have set the stage for NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt and his fellow presidential debate moderators to be rougher with the GOP nominee. Journalists from the New York Times to CNN have openly declared that Trump is so intolerably “polarizing,” “…