by | Dec 14, 2019

“Millergate” seems to have come and gone due to a commendable showing of huevos from White House brass. To be sure, apart from the evidence clearly not fitting the thought-crime — that is, emails from Miller pitching “anti-immigrant” stories to Breitbart News — the clearly…

by | Dec 3, 2019

For most of its history, a wise observer once remarked, the American conservative movement has been an oxymoron: it doesn’t move anywhere and has never conserved anything. The man who made that observation died a few years ago, but not…

by | Jun 26, 2018

One of the media’s favorite refrains against Donald Trump in 2016 was that he lacked the “temperament” and “maturity” to govern. The charge was usually leveled by the most ill-tempered, immature journalists imaginable. It is typical of the left, which…

by | Jan 9, 2018

After a year of scoffing at the claim that Trump’s supporters take him seriously, not literally, journalists are adopting essentially the same standard in their defense of Michael Wolff’s book. Sure, the book is riddled with errors, they say, but…

by | Aug 6, 2017

Washington When White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller called on CNN’s Jim Acosta at Wednesday’s press briefing, Miller knew what he was doing. Miller had every reason to believe that Acosta would challenge President Donald Trump’s support for the…

by | Aug 3, 2017

It is impossible to overstate the partisan jackassery of CNN, which is at once a product of the cynical, ratings-driven scumbaggery of its head Jeff Zucker and the pretentious liberalism of its “reporters,” almost all of whom come from Democratic…

by | Jun 30, 2017

Perhaps there is no better window on the awfulness of the self-appointed New York-to-DC ruling class than MSNBC’s Morning Joe. The show revolves around a collection of chattering-class bores who devote the start of their day to seconding each other’s shallow…

by | Feb 17, 2017

President Trump had himself a great press conference, which included business advice to the Cable News Network (CNN): Tell the truth and see what happens! That is akin to asking Planned Parenthood to tell expectant mothers to plan to be…

by | Feb 15, 2017

MSNBC’s Morning Joe is a window on the immaturity of the ruling class. It consists largely of pundits making faces and rolling their eyes, seconding each other’s sophomoric liberal talking points, and attitudinizing about the latest Trump “outrage.” The smugness…

by | Jan 18, 2017

Whenever the Los Angeles Times wants to defame a conservative but can’t find direct evidence to do so, it falls back on the “some critics say” formulation of media bias. Sure enough that craven device appears in its story on…

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