You can bet that one of the first calls Harry Reid made after his “Negro dialect” comments surfaced was to Al Sharpton. Who knows what sort of deal the two worked out, but Sharpton quickly came to Reid’s aid, dismissing the majority leader’s gaffe as a minor blemish on an otherwise pristine record of support [...]
Leftists are SOOOOOOOOO depressing.
The January 4th broadcast of PBS’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook - 2010: The Year Ahead – included guest Jack Beatty, news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic, a notoriously leftist publication. Remember, it was The Atlantic who hired crazed photographer Jill Greenberg to take photos of John McCain. Greenberg manipulated the photo [...]
Yesterday I stood in wonder at what $10 million buys George Soros these days. His 70-man steno pool at Media Matters apparently needs that much cash to carry out the all-important, nation-saving work of making fun of the weatherman on Fox & Friends, and transcribing Rush Limbaugh’s jokes.
Some of Soros’ staffers aren’t even trying any [...]
A recent headline in the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reads â€œAmy Goodman’s Border Woes Have Americans in a Tizzy.â€ Really? Because this is the first Iâ€™ve heard of it.
Donâ€™t know who Amy Goodman is? Youâ€™re not alone. As host of the television/radio program Democracy Now! (undoubtedly the most ironic misnomer in the history [...]
Meet the new boss
Same as the old boss
The mainstream media’s malfeasance during Climategate gave the blogosphere two precious weeks to do journalists’ jobs for them: reading the emails, analyzing data and eventually forcing legacy newsapapers and broadcasters to (sort of) cover the scientific scandal of the century.
We bloggers look at such situations, and [...]
Some claims are too petty even for Media Matters to make on the merits alone. Unfortunately, that’s not to say they have the good sense to abandon such attacks—no, they just need a little extra padding, like dredging up old, unrelated controversies to make them seem more significant.
Such is the sorry state of their latest [...]