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October 20, 2017

News Media

Attacks on the Free Press

“President Donald Trump has said a lot of bad things about the media since he started running for president two-plus years ago. He’s suggested that the press doesn’t really like America. He has said the media is the “enemy of the American people.” He has repeatedly called journalists the “most dishonest” people. He has worked to paint news stories he

Bruce Bartlett Is Right

Never let it be said that Bruce Bartlett leaves anything in the bullpen. When it comes to speaking his mind, the word ambiguity is NOT in his vocabulary. Monday afternoon, Bartlett posted the following on Facebook: “There is no longer any doubt–ALL (100%) of Trump supporters are racists. If you don’t like it, fuck you.”

The Double Standard Of James Comey

On Wednesday, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director, James Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. What was believed by many to be a probe into the now overwhelming consensus by our nation’s several intelligence communities, that Russia interfered with our election for the presidency of our country last year which favored the forty-fifth president while opposing

Once Again the Media Is Falling for the False Equivalence Argument

Well that was nice while it lasted. For a couple of days, the media was all over the story of Jeff Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador; that is after they spent pretty much all of Wednesday falling over themselves complementing Der Führer on his State of the Union Address. For the last time, pin-heads,

Why the Press and Media Can’t Back Down

Over the last few weeks, something really extraordinary and, from my perspective, unique has been happening. As this president and his administration continue to lie and deflect about their reprehensible conduct, the press and the media have stood their ground and held them accountable. The recent reporting in both The New York Times and The

Overheated and Overblown

Okay, can we have a little perspective please? Hillary Clinton has pneumonia; walking pneumonia, according to her doctor. She doesn’t have cancer or dementia. In fact her condition apparently was so grave that after being diagnosed on Friday, she ran a two-hour national security meeting, held a press conference, hosted a campaign event, and still

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