Media Matters
by | Nov 15, 2019

Artists have the right to block “haters” on social media, but politicians do not. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is learning this the hard way. One week ago, she settled a lawsuit that compelled her to unblock former New York State Assemblyman…

by | Nov 8, 2019

The local fish wrap recently published a hit piece on evangelical Christians by a contributing writer who used to be an investigative journalist for 60 Minutes. A forensic look at that essay, “The political challenge for NC evangelicals,” suggests that…

by | Oct 18, 2019

One of my favorite scenes in Gone With the Wind is when Rhett Butler scandalizes Atlanta society by bidding $150 in gold for a dance with Scarlett O’Hara. As she has been recently widowed — Mrs. Charles Hamilton is supposed…

by | Oct 7, 2019

The Washington Post headline would have passed me by had it not been regurgitated by the news aggregator on my phone. Instead it showed up like Cousin Eddie crashing Christmas vacation: “Trump lashes out at impeachment inquiry in fiery news…

by | Oct 1, 2019

There’s a really bad song called “Wake Me Up When September Ends” by a really bad band named Green Day. When the faux-punk outfit released the comically emo, radio-friendly single in 2004, they had no way of knowing that it…

by | Sep 7, 2019

Sitting down to write, I ask myself: Am I being fair? Is it according to Hoyle, kosher, and on the up and up to take aim at such a target, cavorting unaware in the complacency of impervious consensus? After all,…

by | Aug 29, 2019

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell lives a secret double life performing as a drag queen in New Jersey gay bars, a source tells me. While there have long been rumors that O’Donnell enjoys dressing up in women’s clothing, evidence of his transvestite…

by | Jul 19, 2019

Twenty-two members of the Los Angeles-based MS-13 gang, a transnational criminal organization frequently decried by President Trump as a dangerous threat to American citizens, were charged on Tuesday in a federal racketeering case in California. Gang members indicted in the…

by | Jul 19, 2019

In a July 18 op-ed for USA Today, Marine Corps veteran and former talk show host Montel Williams did his best to raise the temperature — but not the intelligence quotient — of public discourse by declaring racism the Republican platform…

by | Jul 19, 2019

For more than 20 years I’ve watched media outlets fail to accurately portray the debate surrounding climate change. Unfortunately, things are getting worse. Over the past six months, news outlets including The Guardian, long a mouthpiece for leftist propaganda, and…

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