Newsbusters (tim Graham)

24 May 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ President Trump held an impromptu press conference on Wednesday to express his dissatisfaction with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who accused him of a “coverup” before a scheduled meeting on a massive infrastructure bill. The USA Today front-page headline screamed “Trump: Drop inquiries or no deals.” This vague, yet menacing headline implies […]

22 May 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ Ramesh Ponnuru at National Review pointed out that NPR standards-and-practices guru Mark Memmott issued a new memo — a “guidance reminder” — instructing his taxpayer-funded staff how their language on abortion should not concede anything to “antiabortion groups.” It isn’t about objectivity. It’s about using language to shift public opinion. According […]

17 May 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ We’ve been told in recent years that to be critical of the news is to be critical of democracy itself. So it was a bit shocking that in the newspaper that screeches on each front page that “Democracy dies in darkness” ran its own columnist asking “Do we owe it to […]

13 May 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ Snopes.com doubled down on two of their regular themes on Thursday: defending Rep. Ilhan Omar and attacking the Christian satire site The Babylon Bee. The dim-sounding headline: Did U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar Say ‘If Israel Is So Innocent, Then Why Do They Insist on Being Jews?’ No, she didn’t. But in […]

07 May 19
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By Tim Graham ~ Ryan Saavedra of the Daily Wire did a little Internet searching to reveal the differing “news judgment” on Catholic kids vs. Muslim kids. He tweeted on Saturday: CNN wrote 23 articles on Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann CNN has *not* reported on the kids in Philadelphia who were allegedly singing about […]

05 May 19
Burst Updates

Townhall: “Donna Summer sings, “No one seems to know her name, and even less about the place from where she came,” in her 1976 song Lady of the Night. Flash forward 40 years and it seems those lyrics are more applicable to the nightly CNN audience than they are to a prostitute. As reported by […]

04 May 19
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By Tim Graham ~ Our News Analysis Division has given this fact checker a rating of:  Deeply Distorted Can you say “coup” nowadays? It was fun to recall this week that liberal TV news stars like Dan Rather described the impeachment trial of President Clinton that “this is in fact a kind of effort at […]

28 Apr 19
PA Pundits - International

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Imagine taking your family to Easter Sunday services to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, when – bam! – a psychopathic suicide bomber blows the church to pieces. This happened in Sri Lanka at two Catholic churches – St. Anthony’s Shrine in the capital city of Colombo and St. […]

27 Apr 19
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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post gossip Emily Heil has an obituary of sorts on the front of Friday’s Style section on “How the White House Correspondents’ Association lost its sense of humor.” We’re supposed to mourn the era when comedians would “roast” the president, and completely forget the tremendous imbalance of “roasting.” In the […]

21 Apr 19
PA Pundits - International

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Shortly after the tragic sight of Notre Dame Cathedral going up in flames in Paris, as crowds watched and sang “Ave Maria,” historian Victor Davis Hanson put our modern times in perspective. He told Fox News “it’s going to be very hard in our society to ever build […]

18 Apr 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ Snopes.com claims to be a fact-checking website, but its recent rash of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defense items suggests it’s a liberal clickbait site. There are five items just in the first 15 days of April. None of them evaluate if AOC mangled facts. They’re all on defense. — April 15: “Did U.S. […]

17 Apr 19
depolreablesunite

H/T Town Hall. Representative  Eric Swalwell (D-CA)does not stand a snowball’s chance in Hell of being elected president. Oh, Eric, the Second Amendment was written with assholes like you in mind. Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is running for president. He’s one of many who are hopping into the 2020 clown car. No, he probably […]

14 Apr 19
PA Pundits - International

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ One of strangest developments in today’s internet culture is how website dictionaries, which one might presume to be objective, have dabbled in “woke” leftist politics as a way of drawing clicks. USA Today reporter Jessica Guynn, who explains her job is to explore how the digital world can […]

11 Apr 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post — through its hot-shot lawyers at Williams & Connolly — has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit by Nicholas Sandmann over the paper’s overwrought and thoroughly biased coverage of the so-called “mob” of Covington Catholic high school students. However the judge rules on the merits, the Post’s […]

04 Apr 19
PA Pundits - International

By Tim Graham ~ From the “Brian Stelter Won’t Report This” file, Paul Bedard at the Washington Examiner reports that “complaints from media critics of the Trump administration” prompted a leading hostage-rights group to withdraw its “Freedom Award” to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his (and the president’s) efforts to free political prisoners around […]