NPR Promotes New York Times Food Writer's 'War on Meat'

May 8th, 2021 10:52 PM

Liberals are having it both ways right now. It's nuts to suggest Joe Biden has a plan to take away your meat. But the eco-lefties really want to limit everyone's meat intake, especially beef. On Saturday night's All Things Considered, NPR host Michel Martin brought on New York Times columnist and food writer Mark Bittman for an interview headlined "Food World Ramps Up The War On Meat…

Year-End Awards: The Damn Those Conservatives Award

December 22nd, 2015 9:23 AM
We began detailing the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015” yesterday with the awards for the gooiest Obamagasms of the year. Today, we have the perennial “Damn Those Conservatives Award,” our annual look at the nasty rhetoric that liberal journalists fling at conservatives. (Thanks to our 39 judges who patiently reviewed dozens of quotes to…

NYT's Bittman Regurgitates Left-Wing Inanity While Sending Himself Off

September 14th, 2015 11:17 PM
New York Times' food writer and leftist ranter Mark Bittman is retiring, and sent himself off in the paper's Sunday Review with a seven-course feast of his usual Krugman-esque pomposity and shameless left-wing inanities under the guise of food writing. NewsBusters has long documented Bittman's limitless appetite for intrusive government in the name of safety. Bittman's self-send-…
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Notable Quotables: Leave Influencing Elections to Biased Journalists

January 12th, 2015 9:44 AM
Now online: the January 12 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This week, ABC's Barbara Walters pushes conservative philanthropist David Koch to stay out of politics: “Do you think it’s fair that just because you have billions of dollars, you can influence elections?” At the same time, NBC…

NYT Foodie Mark Bittman Uncoils Leftist Inanities for Sunday Review

December 16th, 2014 1:38 AM
An epic example of fanciful, fatuous liberalism featured in the most recent New York Times Sunday Review, a screed from Times food writer Mark Bittman that tried to tie in every single current event into a neat package labeled Republican Evil: "The police killing unarmed civilians. Horrifying income inequality. Rotting infrastructure and an unsafe "safety net." An inability to…

New York Times Misleads Readers to Bash Tuna Industry

June 26th, 2013 1:16 PM
Accuracy must not matter anymore, at least at The New York Times. The paper scoffed at accusations that one of its articles was misleading and contained blatant errors. The June 11 opinion blog by Mark Bittman promoted the work of “journalist (and mother)” Dominique Browning, implying that she was a grassroots activist and failing to note that she was employed by an…

A Nasty Taste: New York Times Foodie Mark Bittman Takes on Pro-Lifers

August 10th, 2012 1:47 PM
New York Times food writer and reporter Mark Bittman remains unrepentant even after his apology for calling a deceased public relations executive for Chick-fil-A a "pig" for that company's opposition to gay marriage. Bittman forwarded this Twitter message from a follower: "If Chick-Fill-A's VP SUPPORTED same-sex marriage & died, sound of right-wing claims it was God…

Left-Wing NYT Food Writer Bittman Apologizes for Offensive Obit of Chi

August 9th, 2012 2:43 PM
New York Times food writer and reporter Mark Bittman issued an apology on his nytimes.com blog on Tuesday for a venemous post on the recent death of Chick-fil-A's vice-president for public relations Donald Perry. In a recent blog post, I used an inappropriate phrase to refer to the late VP of PR for Chick-fil-A. My choice of words did not rise to either my own standards or to The Times…

NYT's Bittman Finds Enthusiastic Comrade for Junk Food-Tax Crusade in

August 2nd, 2011 6:02 PM
New York Times food writer and junk food sin-tax advocate Mark Bittman took to the August 2 edition of MSNBC’s “Dylan Ratigan” show as part of his promotional tour for “Bad Food? Tax It.” He found a receptive, uncritical audience in the former CNBC business reporter. “It’s like, do you want to use taxes to help people or do you want to use taxes to…

CBS Promotes Taxing 'Fattening, Non-Nutritious' Food

July 26th, 2011 5:34 PM
CBS's Michelle Miller leaned towards supporters of taxing junk food on Tuesday's Early Show, playing three sound bites from them and none from opponents. Miller only made one vague reference to the opposing side, and she immediately followed it by playing up the supposedly positive result of a tax: "While some say a new tax is the last thing we need, it could mean a healthier…

NY Times Food Writer Mark Bittman Wants Big Government to 'Fix' Your D

July 26th, 2011 2:31 PM
New York Times food writer (and food scold) Mark Bittman made the front of the Sunday Review with his latest modest proposal, the 2,100-word “Bad Food? Tax It.” (In a March 29 column, Bittman self-righteously announced a fast on behalf of the poor against proposed G.O.P. budget cuts: “These supposedly deficit-reducing cuts -- they’d barely make a dent -- will quite…

New York Times Watch Quotes of Note: Stop Spending Cuts or People Will

April 22nd, 2011 2:39 PM
Stop Spending Cuts or People Will “Starve to Death” “I stopped eating on Monday and joined around 4,000 other people in a fast to call attention to congressional budget proposals that would make huge cuts in programs for the poor and hungry....These supposedly deficit-reducing cuts -- they’d barely make a dent -- will quite literally cause more people to starve to…

Privileged NYT Food Writer Mark Bittman Blames 'Unregulated Capitalism

April 1st, 2011 4:21 PM
New York Times food writer Mark Bittman’s Thursday morning nytimes.com blog post on the end of his politically motivated four-day fast, “Stating the Obvious: Hunger Is a Disease,” is a followup to his bizarre left-wing rant on Wednesday’s op-ed page, where he claimed proposed spending cuts in the new House budget plan would “quite literally cause more people to…

New York Times Food Writer Mark Bittman: People Will 'Starve to Death

March 30th, 2011 2:48 PM
Puritanical New York Times food writer Mark Bittman made a rare appearance on the op-ed page Wednesday to call attention to his latest liberal project: “Why We’re Fasting.” Bittman, food columnist for the Times Sunday magazine, has also written news stories for the paper from his perch as resident food scold. He made the front page of the Sunday Week in Review in February…