One edition of the New York Post this week contains no fewer than three articles berating the New York Times. First Michelle Malkin mocks the Times’s explanation of why it spiked the Obama-ACORN story before the election. Then, in an article reprinted from the UK’s Guardian, Dan Kennedy unloads on Maureen Dowd for being not just a plagiarist but a bad writer. And finally, Steve Cuozzo, the Post’s real-estate editor and restaurant critic, says that no one in New York pays attention to Times restaurant reviews anymore (subhead: “Times’ food reviews = BUPKIS!”). Over the years, the Post and its fellow New York tabloid the Daily News have mixed it up pretty good, but the Times considers itself above the fray, so most likely the broadsheet will ignore the Post’s broadside.
What has transformed the Democratic party into an anguished progressive movement that incorporates the tactics of the street, embraces maenadism, reverts to Sixties carnival barking, and is radicalized by a new young socialist movement? Even party chairman Tom Perez concedes that there are “no moderate ... Read More
How will the Senate races break? We have less public polling to go on than in recent years, so answering that question is harder than ever. But the news is more optimistic for Republicans than it was a month ago. Waves and Breakers Four years ago, I projected in mid September that if “historical ... Read More
Do you want to know what media bias looks like? Earlier today, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results that confirmed that she misled employers, students, and the public about her Native American heritage for years. Bizarrely, all too many members of the media treated the results as ... Read More
Democratic senator Kamala Harris joked about killing President Trump and members of his administration in a Thursday appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show. “If you had to be stuck in an elevator with either President Trump, Mike Pence, or Jeff Sessions, who would it be?” DeGeneres asked Harris during a ... Read More
The last thing Democrats wanted to do in October 2018 was talk about the Clintons. Bill and Hillary Clinton aren’t just the past of the Democratic Party. The once-enormously-popular two-term president and the party’s 2016 standard-bearer are the living embodiments of two of the Democrats’ biggest ... Read More