Lefty Columnist: Trump Is Like Hitler and ISIS, So Balance Is Immoral

January 4th, 2017 11:00 PM
Columnist Leonard Pitts is the latest liberal to mock Wall Street Journal editor Gerard Baker for putting the brakes on calling Donald Trump a “liar” on Sunday’s Meet the Press. Somehow, a sense of caution on Trump utterances equates to Holocaust comparisons. Pitts began his column: “Five minutes for Hitler, five minutes for the Jews.”

Miami Herald Columnist: Saying 'All Lives Matter' Is 'Moral Cowardice'

August 24th, 2015 11:38 PM
Columnist Leonard Pitts may not have caught wind of Thursday's Rasmussen poll before he wrote the column published Saturday at the Miami Herald. Perhaps he still doesn't realize that Rasmussen reported that 64 percent of blacks and 78 percent of likely U.S. voters overall say that "All lives matter" is closer to their own views than "Black lives matter." In his column, Pitts accused what turns…

How Low Can You Go? Liberal Columnist Assigns Some Blame to Conservati

November 19th, 2012 11:49 AM
It's rare that we take on liberal newspaper columnists. They're entitled to their opinions and no one expects them to adhere to a standard of objectivity. But on those occasions when a columnist transgresses the bounds of decency, we have to take note. The Miami Herald's Leonard Pitts Jr. is one such opinion writer. In his November 17 column he argued some of the blame for a suicide in Key…