About-Face: Liberal Media Herald New Soros/Koch Think Tank
July 9th, 2019 5:10 PM
The liberal media usually take aim at the libertarian Koch brothers, but now that they’ve launched a venture with George Soros, there’s been an about-face.
Taylor Swift Slammed for 'Cringeworthy,' 'Tone-Deaf' LGBT Song
June 18th, 2019 8:19 AM
Taylor Swift may have stirred up some “Bad Blood” with social justice warriors for not being sufficiently woke in her new pro-LGBT song. On Friday the pop star released the lyric video to the single “You Need to Calm Down” and on Monday she released the official music video which appears to take place in a gay, rainbow-themed trailer park and features dozens of (mostly) LGBT celebrity cameos.
Media Mislead About Bills Jailing Women for Abortion
May 17th, 2019 6:00 AM
The passage of abortion laws in Georgia and Alabama have caused a flurry of media reactions, including many misleading ones. At least 16 articles claimed or suggested women would be jailed for having abortions, even though the laws’ text is available for all to read, and specifies women will not face prosecution.
Here's Who Needs To Retract 'Deceptive Edits' Planned Parenthood Claim
January 18th, 2019 3:18 PM
The blog contains a list of organizations and news outlets who have repeated the now-defunct line about "deceptive edits" in light of the recent ruling against Planned Parenthood by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court. It's anybody's guess as to how many of them will issue udates or corrections.
Liberal Steyer Wants ‘Disgracing’ of GOP, Not Bipartisanship
November 6th, 2018 3:50 PM
If Democrats manage to obtain a majority in the House of Representatives, lefty California billionaire and mega-donor Tom Steyer doesn’t want them working with the Republicans to get things done.
Steyer told Slate staff writer Jim Newell on Nov. 5, that would be a waste of time, and instead, the Democrats should investigate the Trump administration, “punish people” and disgrace the GOP. Since…
Slate Wonders If Others Will Be ‘Bullied Into’ DNA Tests Like Warren
October 17th, 2018 7:11 PM
Talk about a piece that twisted itself into quite the pretzel. In a piece Monday night for Slate’s Future Tense partnership with New America and Arizona State, James Erwin passed blame onto the President for the ancestry fiasco concerning Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA), suggesting it could lead to a new McCarthyism with politicians being “bullied” into taking such tests.
Slate: Kanye West’s Off-Air Political Speech Was A “Sh*tshow”
October 1st, 2018 1:28 PM
In a musical genre where fugitives are admired for their swagger and irreverence, Kanye West stands as a rebel among rebels. Not for disobeying the law more flagrantly than his contemporaries, but for speaking his mind.
Lefty Journalists Lose Touch with Reality During Kavanaugh Testimony
September 28th, 2018 1:19 AM
With the liberal media unable to vocalize on camera their spin while Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was testifying Thursday afternoon, many took to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the “Angry Kavanaugh,” calling him a “belittled marginalized white man” who, based on his summer of lifting weights, assaulted Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
Lefty Media Adore Socialist, Anti-Trump Michael Moore Doc
September 10th, 2018 3:49 PM
Michael Moore’s anti-American polemics and bomb-throwing “journalism” are usually taken with a grain of salt. But in the era of Trump, the salt shaker is nowhere to be found. And his new movie, Fahrenheit 11/9, has a Rotten Tomato score that indicates that the conspiracy-peddling director has hit the sweet spot in terms of what the media wants.
The Theory of Political Relative Relativity
August 16th, 2018 12:14 AM
It's quite simple: Some political relatives are more equal than others. Agenda-driven journalists love to exploit familial dysfunction when a prominent politician is conservative and his or her kinfolk espouse liberal views. When a vengeful offspring, sibling, cousin or distant relation wants to wreak havoc, instant fame and adoration are just a tweet or call away. The media schadenfreude over…
Meow! Slate Gets Catty Over Melania’s Gardening Attire
August 1st, 2018 1:32 PM
Does Melania Trump garden? Do you care if she does? What about how she dresses when she gardens or pretends to? Slate contributing writer Heather Schwedel sure seems to, and she went full “Mean Girl” on FLOTUS.
Did She Say ‘ISIS’? Michelle Wolf Attacks ICE, Calls Them ‘Sick F***s’
July 23rd, 2018 11:54 AM
As long as they have the media on their side, comedians can actually build a career out of displays of ill-humored ridicule and provocative statements. None have embraced this so well as The Break host Michelle Wolf, who recently took aim at ICE law enforcement officials.
Slate Calls Christian's Presence on Women's Soccer Team Poisonous
July 22nd, 2018 10:00 AM
An intolerant media voice is urging the rainbow-themed, LGBT-dominant U.S. National Women's 'Lesbian' Soccer Team to give the boot to a new Christian player. Christina Cauterucci's Slate.com headline spares no mercy for the "poisonous" Christian "bigot" Jaelene Hinkle, encouraging the team to: "Kick Her Off."
Our Rules of the Game: US Constitution
July 18th, 2018 2:47 PM
Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, leading to President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, has thrown progressives, the Democratic Party and the news media into an out-and-out tizzy. The online magazine Slate declared, “Anthony Kennedy Just Destroyed His Legacy as a Gay Rights Hero.” The New York Times' editorial board said about a second Trump court appointment…