In less than a minute Chris Wallace nails the Washington Post on bias

By John Ruberry The mainstream media regularly whines about President Donald Trump labeling them as "fake news." No president ever likes his coverage from the media. But since the media is dominated by left-wingers, Republicans don't get as fair of a shake than Democrats. This morning on Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace in less than … Continue reading In less than a minute Chris Wallace nails the Washington Post on bias

Voices of CPAC 2018 Dave Weigel of the Washington Post

I talked to Dave Weigel of the Washington Post at CPAC 2018 His book The Show that Never Ends the Rise and Fall of Progressive Rock is available here There are a lot on the right who don't like Dave, but he does a lot of shoe leather reporting he's always treated me fair and … Continue reading Voices of CPAC 2018 Dave Weigel of the Washington Post

Fake News and The Pentagon Papers

Against the backdrop of sexual scandals and a maelstrom of mistakes in the media, director Steven Spielberg tries to bring a feel-good movie about journalism. But The Post, which opens later this month, only adds to the milieu of fake news, presenting a storyline that plays fast and loose with the facts. The Spielberg creation … Continue reading Fake News and The Pentagon Papers

Steve Bannon adds Context to the Roy Moore Story at Manchester NH Speech (And Corey Lewindowski interview)

Last night I covered Steve Bannon's speech at the 603 Alliance fundraiser in Manchester NH. Because I got home a little late my post on the subject, including video of speeches by Bannon and Corey Lewindowski and some interviews (including an exclusive with Corey) will go up tomorrow but there was one thing that  was … Continue reading Steve Bannon adds Context to the Roy Moore Story at Manchester NH Speech (And Corey Lewindowski interview)

Roy Moore, WaPo, and the problem with an untrustworthy press

When the story broke an hour ago that Roy Moore was being accused by multiple women of inappropriate sexual behavior when they were underage teens, I thought, "uh oh." Then, I saw the source: Washington Post. A short wave of relief came over me before the real dread of our current situation took hold. I … Continue reading Roy Moore, WaPo, and the problem with an untrustworthy press

The News ‘Business’

New Yorker writer A. J. Liebling put it rather succinctly: "Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one." For many years, I dismissed the notion that corporate power in the media had corrupted the news process. But I have had to rethink my position, grudgingly agreeing with the lefties who see … Continue reading The News ‘Business’

The not-quite-fake but rather manipulated news

If, as the Washington Post says, "Democracy Dies in Darkness", the media should get a lot of the credit for dimming the lights. Not for simply making up stories out of whole cloth (remember the "hacked power grid" story that turned out to be one laptop with malware?), but also by omitting or ignoring pertinent … Continue reading The not-quite-fake but rather manipulated news

The Subtle Ways of “Journalism”

There are many ways that you can make a suggestion in a story and create the meme you want to make in a persons mind. A great little example of this took place in the coverage of the pro-forma vote for speaker in the new congress. First lets look at the coverage via The Hill … Continue reading The Subtle Ways of “Journalism”

“Amazon Owned Paper attacks Devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe during Christmas Season”

If I was Donald Trump or the head of the RNC that's the Press Release I would be issuing in English and spanish. The Spanish version saying: Periódico propiedad de Amazon.com ataca al culto de Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe durante la época Navideña after seeing this Headline at the Washington Post. Our culture of purity … Continue reading “Amazon Owned Paper attacks Devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe during Christmas Season”

The Washington Post is a communications arm of the Democrats

By John Ruberry The Washington Post has long been a leftist publication, in the 1970s it was dubbed "Pravda on the Potomac" by conservatives. The newspaper has gotten worse since then, even after its purchase in 2013 by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. On Friday it released a 2005 video of Donald Trump in a hot-mic … Continue reading The Washington Post is a communications arm of the Democrats

Denver Day Four Part 2: Redstate day 1 Larry O’Connor Dave Weigel and many many more

The bus from the Springhill suites hotel took us to the Grand Hyatt where Redstate was taking place on the 2nd floor: I arrived in time to catch the tail end of Amb John Bolton's presentation Ken Cuccinelli and colorado GOP Senate Candidate Darryl Glenn who impressed everyone who heard him But since the full … Continue reading Denver Day Four Part 2: Redstate day 1 Larry O’Connor Dave Weigel and many many more

The ‘BS’ Factor

This just in from The New York Times: Journalists are having trouble being objective about Donald Trump. Seriously? Here’s what the red, old lady had to say recently: “If you view a Trump presidency as something that’s potentially dangerous, then your reporting is going to reflect that. You would move closer than you’ve ever been … Continue reading The ‘BS’ Factor

Hillary Nightmare #2 Ruth Marcus in the Washington Post “[Bill] Clinton has preyed on them”

Next to the googling thing this has got to hurt Hillary & Co the most: Well, Bill Clinton has a penchant for something. He had a successful presidency — with an ugly blot. “Sexism” isn’t the precise word for his predatory behavior toward women or his inexcusable relationship with a 22-year-old intern. Yet in the larger … Continue reading Hillary Nightmare #2 Ruth Marcus in the Washington Post “[Bill] Clinton has preyed on them”

If you are surprised at the Washington Post thinking Ted Cruz’s under 10 kids are fair game

Then you haven't paid attention to liberalism these last few years Remember an editor passed this cartoon, they're not sorry they ran it, they're sorry they got in trouble for running it. I"d be angry if I expected better but this is liberalism, it's what it is. Exit question , what if we conservatives took … Continue reading If you are surprised at the Washington Post thinking Ted Cruz’s under 10 kids are fair game

The Washington Post Catches up to DaTechGuy Blog 2 years later

Twenty Six months ago after a laughable segment on Morning Joe (Sans Joe & Mika) where in one breath they talked about the disaster that was (and is) Egypt and Syria we made fun of them here: The blind spot was incredible, just before talking Clinton, they talked Egypt, right after they were done with … Continue reading The Washington Post Catches up to DaTechGuy Blog 2 years later

A little surprised to see this is the Washington Post

Particularly considering it's on the subject on abortion and particularly from their editorial board: Mr. Cornyn responded by offering to create the compensation fund with an annual congressional appropriation drawing on the fines. Since all such appropriations are already covered by the Hyde Amendment, there would be no change in the political status quo on … Continue reading A little surprised to see this is the Washington Post

The Pope, the Paper and the Prince of Darkness

Father Merrin: Especially important is the warning to avoid conversations with the demon. We may ask what is relevant but anything beyond that is dangerous. He is a liar. The demon is a liar. He will lie to confuse us. But he will also mix lies with the truth to attack us. The attack is … Continue reading The Pope, the Paper and the Prince of Darkness

Has the Washington Post finally figured Sarah Palin Out

I have observed, throughout life, that a man may do an immense deal of good, if he does not care who gets the credit for it. Father Strickland. S.J.  1963 Captain Renault:In 1935, you ran guns to Ethiopia. In 1936, you fought in Spain, on the Loyalist side. Rick:And got well paid for it on … Continue reading Has the Washington Post finally figured Sarah Palin Out

NYT / Globe Sale or why Liberals shouldn’t run an economy UPDATE Washington Post Sold too

I wrote about the Boston Globe being saved from the clutches of those nasty conservatives a few days ago. Red Mass Group expands on why John Henry of the Boston Red Sox is the perfect buyer for the paper: John Henry on the other hand is a long time Democratic donor and activist. According to … Continue reading NYT / Globe Sale or why Liberals shouldn’t run an economy UPDATE Washington Post Sold too

NBC/WSJ The Washington Post & the New Poll Math

German Propaganda Officer: It's the same dull stuff we've been doing. I wish we had something different, some kind of surprise Leslie Smythe Bedows: What if we told the the truth about the Eastern Front? German Propaganda Officer: I said surprise not shock. Hogan's Heroes "Who Stole my Copy of Mein Kampf?" 1969 There are … Continue reading NBC/WSJ The Washington Post & the New Poll Math