NY Times Book Review Leads With Long Saga on Obama’s ‘Legacy of Hope'

November 30th, 2020 10:49 PM

The New York Times Sunday Book Review led off with a lengthy, almost reverent take on Barack Obama’s latest autobiography A Promised Land: “Legacy of Hope,” a review by Nigerian-born novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Her obeisant take took up five full pages of the section, devoting a stunning 4,500 words to what is admittedly itself an enormous book.

NYT Pushes Dems in Georgia Against 'Scathing Negative Ads' of the GOP

November 26th, 2020 10:17 PM

In Tuesday’s New York Times, reporters Astead Herndon and Nick Corasaniti helped out the Democratic cause in the unusual double runoff election in Georgia that will decide which party has control of the Senate next term: “Republicans On Attack In Costly Georgia Runoffs.” The text box established the premise: “A slate of scathing negative ads by two G.O.P. candidates.” The…

HUH? NYT Writer Runs ‘Fast as Possible' Past Blue Lives Matter Flag

November 25th, 2020 11:01 PM

Monday’s New York Times sports section brought another dose of leftist consciousness-raising from Kurt Streeter, the “Sports of the Times” columnist who would much rather talk about politics: “Signs of Fragile Progress Along Streets Warily Taken.” Streeter talked about his jogging routine in his Seattle neighborhood, where he fears assault by racist Trumpers: "My antenna rises when I see a…

Blame Trump: Politico Tries to Cover for Potential Biden Econ Failure

Business
November 25th, 2020 1:11 PM

Liberal outlet Politico is already attempting to shield former Vice President Joe Biden from criticism of a potential economic failure by — wait for it — blaming President Donald Trump.

Facebook Manipulated ‘Secret’ Algorithm to Suppress ‘Misinformation'

TechWatch
November 24th, 2020 2:55 PM

Facebook used its power to modify user news feeds to suppress what it called “election misinformation.” This new policy used a “secret internal ranking” after the Nov. 3 election to alter users’ feeds on the platform. The company altered its users’ newsfeeds to prioritize “mainstream publishers” like CNN, The New York Times and NPR, according to The Times

NYT’s Paul Krugman Contradicts Himself Predicting a ‘Biden Boom’

Business
November 24th, 2020 11:15 AM

New York Times blowhard economist Paul Krugman has a particular skill in completely contradicting himself when it comes to making economic forecasts. In Krugman’s November 19 op-ed, headlined “Making the Most of the Coming Biden Boom,” the sub-headline read: “The economic outlook is probably brighter than you think.”

NY Times Defends Red China, Attacks Bannon and CCP Opponents on COVID

November 24th, 2020 9:45 AM

The New York Times put its rank anti-anti-communism in a 3,000-word explainer on the front page of the Sunday Business section. Reporters Amy Qin, Vivian Wang, and Danny Hakim produced a pathetic attack on critics of the Chinese Communist Party: “Partners in Misinformation – The American far right and critics of China are pushing unsubstantiated pandemic claims.” 

Actor Kurt Russell to Hollywood: Shut Up and Act

Culture
November 23rd, 2020 9:38 AM

After a week in which a celeb ranted, “Bury Trump in a Nazi graveyard and put a swastika on his grave,” and other actors wanted a new Hollywood blacklist of Trump “enablers,” one leading man was brave enough to say that celebrities should “step away” and not weigh in on politics.

NY Times Miami Chief Still Lashing Out at Latinos for Trump in Florida

November 22nd, 2020 10:18 PM

The New York Times remains dumbfounded by Donald Trump winning the state of Florida, especially Trump taking a big chunk of the Hispanic vote. Unable to accept reality, the paper’s reporters have been lashing out, especially Miami bureau chief Patricia Mazzei, at it again in Sunday’s lead National section story, “How Miami’s Politics Swung Right and Blindsided the Nation.”…

LAME: NYT Goes Cynical, Hostile Against Pompeo, Israel

November 21st, 2020 5:27 PM

The New York Times atavistic hostility to Israel shows through in Friday’s piece, “Pompeo Trip to Israel Delivers Parting Gifts, Delighting Hard-Liners.” Neither reporter David Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner can be accused of being sympathetic to Israel, yet this latest entry is especially hostile and cynical in its treatment of what is possibly U.S. Secretary of State’s Mike…

Hey, Remember When Media Outlets Were Concerned About Vote Fraud?

November 21st, 2020 4:41 PM

The headline from The New York Times said this: ”Trump Targets Michigan in His Ploy to Subvert the Election. In a brazen step, the president invited Republican state leaders in Michigan to the White House as he and his allies try to prevent the state from certifying Joe Biden’s clear victory there.” 

Bill Gates Blasts Parler as ‘Great’ for ‘Holocaust Denial’

TechWatch
November 20th, 2020 4:50 PM

American billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, said Parler is a haven for the promotion of conspiracy theories. Following increased censorship around the election, many conservative voices have urged their audiences to transition to Big Tech alternatives like Parler, and YouTube alternative Rumble.

Slime of the NY Times: Four Years of Blaming Trump for Hate Crimes

November 19th, 2020 7:53 PM

Unbelievable as it sounds, the media may actually miss Donald Trump if he departs the White House in January – who else will they blame hate crimes on if he’s no longer in office? New York Times reporter Tim Arango jumped on what may be the paper’s last chance to blame physical assaults against minorities on the president, in Tuesday’s: “Hate Crimes At Highest Since 2008, F.B.I.…

COPE: Paul Krugman Whines GOP Senate Majority Will Be Bad for Business

Business
November 19th, 2020 11:38 AM

New York Times blowhard economist Paul Krugman is trying to cope with not getting the “blue wave” referendum on Trumpism he wanted out of the 2020 election. Now, Krugman has said that a potential GOP senate majority will be — wait for it — “bad for business.”