MSNBC, HuffPo, Other Media Link Texas Floods to Climate Change
May 28th, 2015 10:22 AM
Despite media denials that “specific weather events” can be linked to overall climate patterns, that is exactly what several major news outlets have done in the wake of deadly floods in Texas.
MSNBC, Huffington Post, The Dallas Morning News and other media have suggested global warming played a role in the torrential rain and consequent, deadly flooding in Texas during…
Barely News: Rep. Lummis's 'Most Moving Moment' at Gruber Hearing
December 13th, 2014 11:00 AM
Dictionary.com defines "glib" as "readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so."
Jonathan Gruber's apology at his Tuesday congressional hearing included that word. The word, especially the "superficial" element of its definition, applies to how the establishment press covered the hearing. With only rare exceptions, it excluded any…
Politico Claims Dems Conceded Love's Win 'Long Before Election Day'
November 6th, 2014 4:29 PM
On Tuesday, former Saratoga Springs, Utah mayor Mia Love become the first black Republican woman in Congress.
Politico, overdoing its apparent grief at Tuesday's national results, is acting as if Love won in a walkaway. Alex Isenstadt's pity party post-election report on the Democrats' substantial House losses claimed that Love's was a seat "Democrats conceded long…
NBC Silent on Oklahoma Beheader’s Islamic Radicalism
September 29th, 2014 1:35 PM
In the Middle East, beheading is pretty much de rigueur, a favorite home video subject and a hallmark of the Islamic State. Thankfully in America, beheadings are rare – the horrifying work of serial killers or Mexican drug lords.
So when a beheading occurred Thursday at a food plant in Moore, Oklahoma, reasonable people wondered if there was a connection to Islam. There was.
Bipartisan Group of Legal Scholars: Critics 'Egregiously Misrepresente
February 28th, 2014 1:01 PM
The nature of Arizona's SB 1062 -- a bill to expand the parameters of the state's religious freedom protections -- was "egregiously misrepresented by many of its critics," according to a bipartisan group of constitutional law experts who wrote to Gov. Jan Brewer (R) prior to her Wednesday veto of the bill.
By extension, as we've noted in our reporting, the liberal media…
Photographer Who Took Obama ‘Selfie’ Shot Now Says He’s ‘Asham
December 15th, 2013 4:04 PM
Right now, the White House press corps is in a shouting match with the Obama Administration over the White House's refusal to allow media photographers to take pictures of various presidential events. While the left-leaning journalists are tossing around words like "propaganda" to describe the official photos which are being released, the recent trip President Obama took to South…
Christian Science Monitor: Obamacare Rebound? 'Media Turn to Positive
November 30th, 2013 7:20 PM
Media outlets are eager to dig Team Obama out and help the Democrat initiative to turn this nightmare around. The Christian Science Monitor online had a story headlined "Is Obamacare on the rebound? Media turn to positive stories. Linda Feldmann uncorked this lede:
“Bit by bit, the media narrative around the travails of Obamacare and its main enrollment vehicle, HealthCare.gov, is…
CSM's Peter Grier Claims Boston Marathon Is 'Not Particularly Signific
April 16th, 2013 10:28 AM
This morning at the Christian Science Monitor, Staff Writer Peter Grier demonstrated a stunning level of ignorance about the Boston Marathon's significance. He then built on that ignorance to posit that yesterday's bombing at the Marathon's finish line "could indicate that the bomber was a local or at least a native of the United States."
Among other things, Grier seems…
Media Attack Ann Romney for Suggesting They Helped Obama Win
March 5th, 2013 3:15 PM
It didn't take long for liberal members of the press to spew venom at Ann Romney after she stated during an interview on last weekend's edition of “Fox News Sunday” that she's “happy to blame the media” as one of the reasons her husband, GOP former Mass. Governor Mitt Romney, lost the 2012 presidential election.
The fast and furious insults have ranged…
Former Striking Hostess Workers' Eligibility For Govt. 'Trade Adjustme
February 21st, 2013 9:36 AM
Yesterday, the Department of Labor announced that it had certified "more than 18,000 former Hostess workers around the country as eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance." I'll save excerpts from DOL's inane announcement for after the jump.
The story has garnered some local coverage in areas affected by Hostess plant closures late last year, including a couple of…
AP's Ferguson Apparently Upset That Mickelson 'Didn't Apologize For Wh
January 28th, 2013 1:52 PM
Californians will be surprised to learn that the income-tax increase voters approved in November was, according to Doug Ferguson at the Associated Press (HT Steven Greenhut at Reason.com), "the first tax increase in the state since 2004." I had no idea that residents of the once-Golden state have been so lucky in avoiding any tax increases of any kind for so long. (/sarc)
While Its Prudent Midwestern Neighbors Get Negative Press, Nearly Inso
December 30th, 2012 1:59 PM
During the past two years, Republican governors and lawmakers in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan have been the targets of a great deal of negative attention from the establishment press, particularly on TV, as a result of taking necessary actions to get their states' fiscal houses in order and to become more economically competitive. Meanwhile, the Midwest's largest and Democrat-…
Remembering Some of Those Who Said the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Was
November 30th, 2012 10:54 PM
Reviewing several dispatches from the past couple of days, the latest news out of Egypt is that Egyptian "President" Mohammed Morsi "is not backing down in the showdown over decrees granting him near-absolute powers," that "clashes between the two camps (Morsi's Islamist supporters and secular opponents) ... left two dead and hundreds injured," and that the…
Christian Science Monitor Bashes Romney for 'Racist' Ads Using... Raci
July 26th, 2012 12:46 PM
Some liberals would have you believe that just because you can't see it on the surface, Mitt Romney's campaign ads are brimming with racism. What's funny about this analysis, if you could call it one, is that it seeks to combat racism by being racist. It's like the Voter ID narrative the left is pushing in the media. Liberals feel that blacks and minorities…