NYT Notices Dem Tension Over Israel, Can’t Break Silly Headline Habit

February 2nd, 2019 2:13 PM
There is angst in the Democratic Party over the party’s emerging hostile stance on Israel, and it finally broke onto the New York Times front page on Saturday. “Discord Over Israel Reveals Democrats’ Divide,” on two controversial new Democratic Muslim congresswomen, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Both have gotten themselves into controversy with controversial, inflammatory…

NYT Can’t Find Enough Ways to Praise ‘Icon’ Nancy Pelosi

January 3rd, 2019 2:43 PM
California Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi is Speaker of the House again, and the New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg, fresh off whitewashing the reputation of new Rep. Ilhan Omar, is thrilled: “Same Gavel, but Whole New Challenge for Pelosi.” The online headline had more room to gush: “Nancy Pelosi, Icon of Female Power, Will Reclaim Role as Speaker and Seal a Place in History.” The text box on the…

NYT Glorifies ‘Vilified Newcomer’ Dem, Skips Creepy Israel Tweets

January 1st, 2019 11:59 AM
New York Times congressional reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg went all out in “glorifying” the election of Ilhan Omar, Democrat of Minnesota a left-wing woman with a history of anti-Israel rhetoric newly elected to Congress: “Glorified and Vilified, Former Somalia Refugee Makes Her Way to Capitol.” The text box to the Monday edition story: “Sure-footed and tough, with a flair for inspirational…

NY Times Accuses Trump of ‘Mansplaining’ Triumphant Pelosi

December 12th, 2018 8:07 PM
The New York Times had a sporting take on the unusual live-television argument that occurred in the White House on Tuesday, with President Trump squaring off against Democratic congressional leaders Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi over a border wall and a government shutdown: “Pelosi Tells Trump: ‘Don’t Characterize the Strength That I Bring.’” Reporters Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Annie…

NY Times: 'Startling Breach of Decorum' on Drinking Jabs...from GOP

December 2nd, 2018 7:58 AM
The New York Times was shocked, shocked, to find “a startling breach of decorum and of the norms” by a member of President Trump’s cabinet. Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Coral Davenport covered a heated social media spat between far-left Congressman Raul Grijalva and Ryan Zinke, Trump’s Secretary of the Interior: “Zinke’s Insults At Lawmaker Rattle Capitol.” It took chutzpah on the paper’s part to…

NYTimes: Obama Acolytes in Congress ‘Take up the Mantle of His Legacy'

November 27th, 2018 4:22 PM
There was some intense flattering of Obama acolytes in the lead National section story of Monday’s New York Times: “Obama Alumni Add Heft to the House’s Freshman Class – Seasoned Policymakers, Well Versed in the Ways Of Washington, Heed the Call to Service.” In case the headline wasn’t fawning enough, the first paragraph: "Their previous jobs have taken them to the Oval Office, the Situation Room…

NYT's Stolberg: GOP 'Folds Up Big Tent,' All In on Trumpian Racism

November 8th, 2018 8:17 AM
New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg argued in a “news analysis” that “G.O.P. Folds Up the Big Tent and Unfurls Its Banner as the Party of Trump.” The online headline: “Two Years and Hundreds of Inflammatory Ads Later, the G.O.P. Is the Party of Trump.” Stolberg predictably found racist appeals from Republican presidential candidates going back to Ronald Reagan.

NYT Chides 'Angry...Aggrieved,' Kavanaugh, Sad About Sen. Graham

September 28th, 2018 4:23 PM
The New York Times gave vastly different views of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford regarding their extraordinary testimony, consistently chiding Kavanaugh as "angry" and "aggrieved" and calling his judicial temperament into question -- as if anger wouldn't be a perfectly reasonable response to false allegations of sexual assault. The paper was clearly disappointed with Sen. Lindsey…

NYT Front: Kavanaugh Faces ‘Growing Doubts...Kegs and Innuendo'

September 25th, 2018 4:21 PM
Tuseday's New York Times featured co-lead stories on the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh: "Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, facing new allegations of sexual impropriety and growing doubts over his confirmation to the Supreme Court..." The Times reveled in the unsubstantiated left-wing sliming of Kavanaugh’s “clean-cut” image." More dubiously sourced “innuendo” against Kavanaugh appeared in the other…

NYT Hits ‘Say Nothing’ Kavanaugh, But Gentle on Scripted Liberal Noms

September 9th, 2018 9:03 PM
New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak was harsh on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, suggesting his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week had no redeeming interest. Sunday’s front-page analysis by Liptak appeared under the harsh headline “A Simple Script: Saying Nothing, Over and Over.” The Times was far more accepting and excusing of evasive testimony…

NYT: SC Fights Began With Trump; Kavanaugh 'Threat' to Women's Rights?

September 5th, 2018 6:07 PM
As the Supreme Court confirmation process for Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh descends into Democratic-inspired pandemonium, New York Times congressional reporter Carl Hulse skipped the Democratic-inspired partisanship of previous Supreme Court hearings in two pieces for the New York Times, while reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg pondered if Kavanaugh was a threat to women's rights.

NYT’s Stolberg Warns GOP on Page One: Don't 'Harm the Young Dreamers'

June 2nd, 2018 8:16 PM
New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg reported from a California town that the GOP has (once again) doomed itself in upcoming congressional elections because of (once again) immigration: “Republicans, Seats at Risk, Fight for ‘Dreamers.’” Stolberg’s zeroed in on Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of California for her front-page Saturday story: "A vote this summer to help undocumented immigrants could…

NY Times Headline Spells Out Democratic Hope: ‘Can Ryan Be Defeated?’

April 6th, 2018 10:54 AM
Liberal media hope springs eternal that House Speaker Paul Ryan will lose his southeastern Wisconsin congressional seat, judging by the headline over Sheryl Gay Stolberg’s story in Thursday’s New York Times, “Can Ryan Be Defeated? Maybe Not, but His Race Is ‘a Circus.’” It’s part of a drumbeat of Times stories and analytics deployed to fire up Democrats and/or discourage Republicans as the…

NYT Sheds Journalistic Inquiry, All In on Anti-Gun Children’s Crusade

March 14th, 2018 5:19 PM
The New York Times has fully and unapologetically embraced the children’s crusade of gun control in the aftermath of the Parkland school killings, and is now cheering on the promised nationwide school walkout today. The lead National section story for Wednesday, reported by Stephanie Saul and Anemona Hartocollis, was “Too Young to Protest? 10-Year-Olds Beg to Differ – Thousands of Students…