Category Archives: Our Failed Political Press

The Hard Truth of the Day

The press thinks the GOP should be unnerved by Trump’s obvious racism and authoritarian ways, therefore the press presents that assumption as fact, often with coverage that doesn’t include a single important Republican player who’s actually upset by Trump’s racist or authoritarian behavior. The … Continue reading

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CNN Fails Us Again

There are so many reasons to hate Jeff Zucker’s commitment to make the entire CNN channel a reboot of the Jerry Springer Show, but this morning’s example is stark: CNN legal analyst Jeffery Toobin called Democrats “wimps” and questioned if they … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press, part infinity

Shorter Lord Damp Nut: This is all Bob Woodward’s fault! This is a much-more sophisticated damage control than I thought he was capable of doing: Bob Woodward had my quotes for many months. If he thought they were so bad … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press Scoops 200,000 Dead Too Late…

The WaPo reports… In a recorded call, President Trump called Bob Woodward on February 7 and revealed that he thought the coronavirus pandemic was far more dire than what he had been saying publicly, Said Trump: “You just breathe the … Continue reading

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I’m Shocked (Part Infinity)

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Damage Control!

Here comes Cadet Bone Spurs to fix the problem he caused! Trump says he’s reversing decision to shutter Stars and Stripes newspaper WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday reversed a decision to cut funding to Stars and Stripes, a … Continue reading

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Buy This Man More Hamberders! Stat! Super-size It!

Axios morning email thingie tells us we coulda had Prznint Termite last November: The newsy book by N.Y. Times scoop machine Michael Schmidt — “Donald Trump v. The United States,” out today — adds to the mystery surrounding President Trump’s … Continue reading

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When Dog Whistles Become Threats

As much as I rant about our failed political press (which is very failed), the Fourth Reich is somehow worse: White House says it is creating ‘very large’ dossier on Washington Post journalist and others New York (CNN Business)The White … Continue reading

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Trump World Really Are Putin’s Useful Idiots

Speaking of mail: Fascinating artifact from Senate Intel report: old fan mail from Trump to Putin pic.twitter.com/ijjhZweTHK — Mike McIntire (@mmcintire) August 18, 2020 …which brings us to the topic of the GOP-led Senate intelligence committee’s final report on Russia’s … Continue reading

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Our Failed Press: Newsweek

As Dog is my waitress, Newsweek is starting Birtherism 2.0: Kamala Harris Edition: The fact that Senator Kamala Harris has just been named the vice presidential running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has some questioning her eligibility … Continue reading

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