Category Archives: NY Times

Our Failed Media, Cont.

I’m old enough to remember when the style guides told writers to say what they mean simply and clearly. And then there’s the NYTimes: “It was unclear whether Mr. Trump believed that the agreement truly represented new and broader concessions, … Continue reading

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NYTimes Visits Possum Hollar AGAIN

They say that what was once a vice becomes a habit, and so once again we note that the NYTimes sent more wannabe Jane Goodalls deep into Possum Hollar to see what the salt of the earth thinks about the … Continue reading

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Grifters Gotta Grift, Part Infinity

The NYTimes understands that the big article is (as the kids all say): tl;dr, so they created a handy cut-out-and-keep 11-point take-away! The Trumps’ tax maneuvers show a pattern of deception, tax experts say Donald Trump began reaping wealth from … Continue reading

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Thanks a Lot, NYTimes

In a statement, Rosenstein called the story factually incorrect and said there are no grounds for using the 25th. Now Prznint Stupid has an excuse. Rosenstein is toast, and if he is toast, then so is Mueller.

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NYTimes Burying the Lede

The NYTimes buried its lede: “Trump’s Chaos Theory for the Oval Office Is Taking Its Toll” …and way down inside the article is the lede that they missed: TRUMP ASKS KELLY TO REMOVE JARVANKA: “Privately, some aides have expressed frustration that … Continue reading

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David F. Brooks Replies to Axios

As regular readers know, I am no longer on the David Fking Brooks beat. It is being handled with more and better aplomb by my betters than I could ever muster. I cannot read Brooks without having an unpleasant out … Continue reading

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More, Please

Charles Blow writing in the NYTimes: Trump does not simply have “a running war with the media,” as he so indecorously and disrespectfully spouted off while standing on the hallowed ground before the C.I.A. Memorial Wall. He is in fact … Continue reading

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Bad Headlines, Cont.

The Death of the Media Amazing that they put a teaser like that for Monsignor Ross Douthat, apostolic nuncio to 42nd Street (Hat tip: Yastreblyansky) on the front page, non? Perhaps a simple socket wrench to l’il Russ’ cilice would … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, Death of the Media, Hillary Clinton, media, NY Times, Ross Douthat | 1 Comment

Both Sides!

More fail from NBC (Well, MSNBC): Trump and Clinton were a draw! Because he is an idiot and she was too detailed. Seriously, Chuck Todd (who still blocks me on Twitter): …but they are not alone. Last night the NYTimes’ … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media, Cont.

The chicken is well and truly eff’ed: What a day of Trump. Early and late editions of the Wall Street Journal front page: pic.twitter.com/rplpbrIumz — Daniel Dale (@ddale8) September 1, 2016 …and it’s not like the NY Times did any … Continue reading

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