Government & Press
Trumpy? Biden Slams American Press Corps as Badly Behaved
The Acostas and Stelters and Tappers would rage when President Trump "demonized" the press corps as badly behaved brats. But apparently, it's okay when Joe Biden does it. It wasn't CNN, but the RNC that noted Biden's latest outburst when he sat down with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi in the White House.
Dems Use Section 230 Repeals to Gun for Online Firearms Marketplaces
The left wants to censor more! Big Tech has continued its onslaught of censorship of free speech online at the behest of the left. And now the left is gunning for online firearms marketplaces with a proposed repeal of certain Section 230 protections.
NewsBusters Podcast: Drone Strike! Biden Bans Fox Camera at the Border
In the latest edition of the NewsBusters Podcast, the hot story is Team Biden trying to shut down the Fox News camera on the border in Texas. Fox reporter Bill Melugin had to report that the Federal Aviation Administration ruled their drone had to be grounded. Conservative Twitter responded by imagining how the Stelters of the world might have responded if Trump grounded their drone…
WashPost, CNN 'Fact Checkers' RAGE at GOP for Noting WH Cut Video Feed
Sister Toldjah at RedState reported that those “independent fact checkers” at CNN and The Washington Post rushed to Biden’s defense again on Tuesday. They were upset that Republicans pounced on Team Biden for cutting off the president’s White House video feed in mid-question on Monday in Idaho. Neither guardian of facts noticed Biden unloaded a whopper about "my first job offer"…
Elizabeth Warren Demands Amazon Censor COVID ‘Misinformation’
Senator Elizabeth Warren wrote a letter to Amazon last week demanding that the company more stringently censor so-called COVID-19 “misinformation.”
WashPost Reporter Hails Psaki For Melting Peter Doocy's Snowballs
You can tell just how perfectly The Washington Post fits into the White House publicity apparatus when it posts articles proclaiming that they have Fox News reporter Peter Doocy exactly where they want him. He is a "useful foil," reports Philip Bump, and he's easily foiled.
AP Exec Sends SNOTTY Letter to DeSantis About His Press Secretary
On Friday, AP executive Daisy Veerasingham wrote a Nasty-Gram to Gov. Ron DeSantis complaining that his press secretary Christina Pushaw was endangering reporters with her tweets. It recapped her tweets ripping the story that used terms like "Drag Them" and "put you on blast," with the AP executive characterizing them as a direct threat to her reporter. It's got that Jim Acosta echo: any…
Column: Cowardly Biden Hides From the Press on Afghanistan
The very supportive media environment around President Biden has turned suddenly sour over this administration’s shoddy handling of Afghanistan. This debacle shouldn’t be buried and ignored by the press, like they’ve tried to do with the border crisis. But Biden’s gone back to hiding as a strategy, as he did in the 2020 campaign.
NPR Strips Down on Protests: Let Your Progressive Flag Fly, Reporters!
National Public Radio is bowing to pressure from leftist journalists inside their workforce, and loosening restrictions on their "objective" reporters marching in protests for the "freedom and dignity of human beings." We can all guess this verbiage doesn't mean they all wanted to participate in the March for Life or an NRA event. As often happens, NPR is leading the rest of the press…
Column: Joe Manchin Is Not the Media's McCain
The bad news for liberals arrived on the front page of the May 18 Washington Post, under the mild-mannered headline “Hopes dim for Democrats’ bills on election oversight.”
DARED! Jordan Peterson to Trudeau: ‘Try and Regulate My YouTube’
Jordan Peterson, a popular Canadian psychologist and author, dared his government to “just try and regulate [his] YouTube channel and see what happens.”
Cage the Boss? Psaki Admits We Tell Biden 'Don't Take Questions'
White House press secretary Jen Psaki admitted to her old Obama administration colleague David Axelrod on his CNN podcast The Axe Files that the staff tries to tell President Biden not to take questions from reporters. It's like he has to be caged to prevent his gaffe-prone mouth from going "off message."
WRECKED: Media’s Job Growth Prediction Was Off by 734,000
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a devastating report on job growth in April. It completely destroyed the media hype about the jobs growth under President Joe Biden. Their glowing job predictions were off by at least 734,000 jobs. Perhaps as much as 1,734,000 jobs.
WashPost Weirdly Praises Biden Team for Being 'Effectively Leakproof'
Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi wrote a piece on Wednesday that sounded congratulatory. It seems the Biden White House has established "message discipline" and prevented negative leaking from the staff. An anonymous White House reporter was summoned to call Biden’s White House “effectively a leakproof operation.” That made the headline inside the Style section.