Column: Touting the Leftist Crusaders Against 'Book Bans'

March 29th, 2023 5:59 AM

The Left is in an uproar. Parents opposed to their indoctrinating ways are forming a resistance movement. One uproar is over books – assigned books in the classroom and available books in the school library. Disagree with the content of the books? You’re for “book bans.” The leftist press makes it sound like you’re banning books entirely from public view.

NPR Deletes Tweet (But Not Story) on Black Tears Over Asian Mayor Win

November 17th, 2021 1:04 PM

NPR felt pressed to delete a tweet on Tuesday that rained on the parade of newly elected Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, since many black voters were upset that their preferred minority didn't win the office. It said in part "While many are hailing it as a turning point, others see it as more of a disappointment that the three Black candidates couldn't even come close." 

NPR Lines Up Slams on Latino Republican As 'Immature' In Massachusetts

May 25th, 2013 6:53 AM
On his own website, liberal Rep. Ed Markey boasts he “continues to be one public broadcasting’s most ardent supporters, fighting to fight to protect one of our most precious landmarks on the entire media landscape.” So it wasn’t surprising when NPR reporter Tovia Smith filed a sympathetic story on Friday’s Morning Edition whacking away at Markey’s Republican opponent in the special election…

'Bold and Unabashed' - NPR Gushes Over Outgoing Rep. Barney Frank

November 29th, 2011 5:28 PM
NPR's Tovia Smith sang the praises of Congressman Barney Frank on Monday's All Things Considered: "Frank has proven both piercing and pithy, zinging one-liners....bold and unabashed." Smith barely included any dissenting voices in her report, playing four sound bites from the staunch liberal and his supporters, versus only two from opponents. Host Melissa Block noted how Rep. Frank is a "…

No Mention of Protests Against Same-Sex 'Marriage' on NPR

July 25th, 2011 6:28 PM
On Sunday's Weekend Edition, NPR's Jeff Brady spotlighted the first same-sex "marriage" in New York State and how local political and business leaders in Niagara Falls, where this first ceremony took place, hope to cater to the homosexual community. Only one sound bite during Brady's report came from an opponent to such ceremonies, and the correspondent failed to mention the protests against…

No Conservatives in Back-to-Back NPR Reports on Same-Sex 'Marriage' in

July 12th, 2011 6:40 PM
NPR devoted over eight minutes on Monday's All Things Considered to the possible economic and social impacts of the legalization of same-sex "marriage" in New York State during two reports from correspondents Margot Adler and Tovia Smith. Adler highlighted the bridal stores and other vendors who were "upbeat" and positive about the development, while Smith focused on the lesbian demographic who…

NPR Marks April 15 By Boosting Homosexual Activists' Tax Protest

April 15th, 2011 6:06 PM
On Tuesday's Morning Edition, NPR's Tovia Smith promoted a homosexual activist's campaign protesting the inability of same-sex couples to file joint federal tax returns. Smith played sound bites from the founder of the campaign, as well as two other supporters of same-sex "marriage," but omitted any from opponents. NPR also highlighted the tax-related "complications" of a specific same-sex…

Tears Worked? NPR Profiles Happy New Hampshire Hillary Voters

January 11th, 2008 4:20 PM
Did Hillary’s misty talk of how much she loved America and wanted to reverse the Bush administration help her win in New Hampshire? NPR’s All Things Considered on Wednesday night went looking for women voters who were moved. Co-anchor Melissa Block interviewed three Hillary voters in Manchester: "Do you think that the polls underestimated women here?" One said: "I think they really, really did.