Category Archives: The NYTimes

Report: Polling Numbers Should Be Apples-to-Apples, NYTimes!

Democrats are polling strong ahead of the 2022 Pie Fight, er, midterms. But… Nate Cohn at the NYTimes tells us that some areas where Dems are polling well are the exact same spots that polls got wrong in the 2016/2020 … Continue reading

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But The Book Sales Will Be Boffo

Our Failed Political Press ™ Thanks a lot, Maggie Haberman: (CNN)Former President Donald Trump repeatedly told aides in the days following his 2020 election loss that he would remain in the White House rather than let incoming President Joe Biden … Continue reading

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David Brooks Predicts the Decay of Western Civilization, Again

As long as I am asking you to read things written by other people, The Editorial Board has a terrific piece up entitled (boy is it ever), David Brooks and the decay of white Boomer politics. This is an editorial … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two, NYTimes?

The style guide says write simply and clearly. The word you seek is “coup.” Try, “…wide -ranging criminal investigation into the coup attempt by Mr. Trump and his allies…”

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Some Fries With Your Stupid? (Our Failed Political Press ™ )

Getta load of the job description from the NYTimes: First time I have seen such a striking prerequisite in a journalism job ad pic.twitter.com/YotV375qtT — Olivia Solon (@oliviasolon) April 25, 2022

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Next Door NYC Gets New Editor

If you were not aware, the residents of the Upper East Side have a new editor for their neighborhood blog. Yup, the Sulzbergers have appointed a replacement for the execrable Dean Baquet. Tiger Beat’s email thingie has the gossip: KNOWING … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Dick Cheney Is The Sensible Center

The NYTimes Magazine tells us that Both Sides must move to the Sensible Center, and you’ll never guess how: I think what’s needed in the short term to preserve democracy, to get through the worst of this storm, is a … Continue reading

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Sorry, Mooselini

Breaking: The New York Times was handed a small victory on Monday, after a New York district judge said he would dismiss a landmark defamation case brought against it by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Expect it to go to … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Well this frosted my cookies (emphasis mine): The House select committee scrutinizing the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol is borrowing techniques from federal prosecutions, employing aggressive tactics typically used against mobsters and terrorists as it seeks … Continue reading

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Mooselini and the Freedom of the Press (or at least The NYTimes)

As you may be aware, Sarah Palin is suing the NYTimes and the trial starts today. The issue at hand that Mooselini is claiming is that the Times defamed her in an editorial that made a connection between a map circulated … Continue reading

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