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Feb 06 2024

CNN Staffers Gripe About Pro-Israel Coverage

As we learned from the BBC, the adage “personnel is policy” applies to the media as well as government bureaucracy. Consider also CNN:

CNN is facing a backlash from its own staff over editorial policies they say have led to a regurgitation of Israeli propaganda and the censoring of Palestinian perspectives in the network’s coverage of the war in Gaza.

From the viewpoint of these professional propagandists, failing not to support Hamas in its terror war against Israel constitutes “propaganda.” In contrast, shifting the focus to cover for raping women and butchering children would comply with their notion of objective reporting.

CNN journalists say the tone of coverage is set at the top by its new editor-in-chief and CEO, Mark Thompson, who took up his post two days after the 7 October Hamas attack.

Thompson used to be director general at the left-wing BBC. But he isn’t radical enough to suit CNN staffers, who gripe about the “focus on Israeli suffering and the Israeli narrative of the war as a hunt for Hamas and its tunnels,” when they would rather report on how the keffiyeh crowd is put upon.

One journalist described a “schism” within the network over coverage they said was at times reminiscent of the cheerleading that followed 9/11.

You wouldn’t side with the USA against al Qaeda after 9/11, would you? Then why side with Israel against Hamas after 10/7?

It would be difficult to overstate how malevolent liberal journalists are.

On a tip from Bluto.

Feb 04 2024

Watch CNN Propagandists Become Less Ill-Informed

It’s never too late to learn. Even mainstream media apparatchiks who have secured themselves snuggly within the bubble of bosh comprising the liberal narrative are sometimes capable of acquiring new information — though they may have a hard time processing it.

When a mob of illegal aliens brutally beat NYC police officers, were released by liberal authorities, saluted America by flipping us the bird, and then fled to California, even CNN was forced to acknowledge the story. BizPac Review reports on its reporting:

CNN’s Erica Hill and Phil Mattingly were covering the crime sprees in the Big Apple with reports of many offenses being committed by the illegal migrants who have poured into the Big Apple. In a discussion with CNN’s Chief Law Enforcement and Intelligence analyst John Miller, the attention turned to the recent attack on two New York Police officers in Times Square. …

“So what the detectives are telling me is, they have crews here that operate in New York, do all their stealing, then go to Florida to spend the money and then come back,” he told the CNN hosts.

“I’m like, ‘Why don’t they just stay and steal in Florida?’ They said, ‘Because there you go to jail,’” he said simply, leaving Hill momentarily without words.

“Oh,” she managed to say but was awkwardly silent as Mattingly jumped in to end the segment.

John Miller’s future with CNN may be in jeopardy. Florida has been governed with remarkable effectiveness by Ron DeSantis on countermoonbat principles and is therefore never to be cast in a favorable light relative to places that have succumbed to the Democrat Death Spiral like New York.

On a tip from cZwonderpig.

Feb 03 2024

Meet a BBC Staffer

Personnel is policy. This applies not only to government but also to the media. At the nexus of the two, we find coercively funded state-affiliated propaganda platforms like PBS, NPR, and the BBC. For insight into the mentality at the latter, consider social media posts that have recently come to light by Dawn Queva, “Senior Scheduling Co-ordinator & Playout Planner” at BBC Three:

Queva’s posts, which have still not been taken down [now they have], are of a rambling and vitriolic nature, and she refers to the “holohoax” and “AshkeNazis,” the latter of which is a play on the word ‘ashkenazi,’ meaning Jews who descend from those who lived in Central or Eastern Europe.

This plumbs the depth of ignorance that can be found among the propagandists liberals rely on to inform them:

One refers to “a bunch of subcontinental European melanin recessive CaucAsian japhetic AshkeNazi who have no None zero zilch blood connection to the land of Palestine or Israel historically.”

Another brands Jewish people a “subcontinental Caucasian invader coloniser species with zero indigenous/blood.”

To refute this, open the Old Testament to most any random page. Israelis have been around for millennia.

But the BBC kook regards Jews as Europeans — which to a moonbat is the ultimate insult:

In another update, she wrote that white people were a “barbaric bloodthirsty rapacious murderous genocidal thieving parasitical deviant breed.”

Like other leftists, she calls the USA “Amerikkka.”

In Queva’s defense, she is a Left-Wing Woman of Color, and therefore imminently qualified for any position within the liberal establishment. In addition, she has a résumé; she used to work for Disney.

On a tip from Jacksback2.

Jan 27 2024

Politicized Media Reaps Predictable Harvest

Turns out sacrificing credibility so as to impose the liberal agenda entails consequences. From the Hollywood Reporter:

The media sector is facing a crisis unlike anything seen since the 2008 financial mess, with layoffs and cost-cutting at every turn. …

The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time, Condé Nast, Sports Illustrated, Business Insider, New York Daily News, National Geographic and The Baltimore Sun have all been in the news just this month for layoffs, cost-cutting, labor walkouts or bleak prognosticating.

Zillionaires like Jeff Bezos and private equity firms have been pumping fortunes into leftist publications like the Washington Compost. However, eventually even the richest liberal elitists get tired of throwing good money after bad. Obnoxiously woke Sports Illustrated won’t be the last prominent publication to disappear within the next few years.

Last year was brutal enough:

An estimated 2,681 news industry jobs were lost through the end of November…

Odious WaPo propagandist Tailor Lorenz, possibly best known for doxing Libs of TikTok, is ready to panic:

John Nolte lists a few of the reasons Tailor’s ship is headed for Davy Jones’s locker:

The partisan liars comprising the establishment media have rendered themselves irrelevant by destroying our trust in them. As Abraham Lincoln might say, you can fool some of the people all of the time, as evidenced by their continued willingness to vote Democrat. But if you try to fool all of the people all of the time, they stop listening.

On a tip from Lyle.

Jan 22 2024

Open Thread

We have to be willing to do whatever it takes to win. - Erin Burnett

Jan 20 2024

Sports Illustrated Went Woke and Goes Broke

The liberal establishment insidiously exploits sports media to inculcate moonbat ideology into audiences that let down their intellectual defenses because they are not expecting politics. The most egregious examples are ESPN (e.g., here, here, here, here, here) and Sports Illustrated. The former has Disney’s vast fortunes behind it. The latter is learning the truth of the maxim “Get woke, go broke”:

The Arena Group – which publishes Sports Illustrated – has informed employees that a ‘significant number, possibly all, of the Guild-represented workers at SI’ will be laid off.

No wonder moonbats hate capitalism. It forces you to acknowledge how the numbers add up. SI’s numbers add up to doom:

It comes as a result of Authentic Brands Group (ABG), the group that purchased Sports Illustrated for $110million in 2019, ending its agreement with Arena to publish in both print and digital.

Arena missed a $2.8m payment as part of the licensing agreement three weeks ago.

This comes in the aftermath of SI reportedly using AI to write its material. More devastating to the brand has been the focus on force-feeding moonbattery.

The formerly iconic swimsuit issue has repeatedly featured on its cover men posing as women in gag-inducing attempts to seduce readers into LGBTism.

The leftist publication has informed readers that coaches exercising their First Amendment rights by praying to God constitute an “erosion of a bedrock of American democracy.”

It has been pushing the global warming hoax for years, even screeching that the imaginary climate crisis is killing football players; as with all global catastrophes, politically favored blacks are “disproportionately affected.”

Trust the free market to provide alternatives that stick to sports.

On a tip from Ed McAninch.

Jan 18 2024

NBC Censors Profession of Faith by Houston Quarterback

It isn’t only individual moonbats like Joy Reid and Rob Reiner who are intolerant toward Christians. To the extent they are moonbats, they are not individuals, but components of a borg known as the Liberal Establishment. The whole borg hates Christians — so much so that NBC censors expressions of faith from players like Houston Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud:

Here’s the uncensored version:

Too bad for NBC Sports that it came along too late to cover feeding Christians to lions at the Coliseum.

On a tip from Chris Neilson.

Jan 17 2024

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Proclaims Her Hatred of White Christians

As you might have guessed by their tendency to denounce their opponents as bigots, liberal elitists are characterized by bigotry. This narrow-minded malevolence reaches its most alarming levels when directed at Christians, as their hatred of whites is mitigated by most of them being white themselves. But nothing mitigates the malice of MNSBC propagandist Joy Reid, who blames white Christians for Iowa Caucus results that the liberal establishment finds alarming:

As the results came in, Reid told the panel of hosts she wished to discuss a specific data point about “White Christians,” one she had discussed with Robert “Robbie” Jones, the president and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and author of “The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy.”

She recounted that he had told her that Iowa is about 61% white Christian, whereas the country as a whole is approximately 41% white Christian.

Take all statistics from the liberal media with a grain of salt the size of Lot’s wife.

She asked him why this specific demographic supports Trump, despite his history of electoral losses, and read Jones’ response, “They see themselves as the rightful inheritors of this country, and Trump has promised to give it back to them.’”

It is true that America was founded and built by white Christians, who made this evil creature’s opulent lifestyle possible, and that it would be nice to have leadership and a news media that are not openly hostile to the core population.

Joy’s bigotry is intersectional. She doesn’t just hate white Christians. She hates white Christian men (though she makes clear she doesn’t like the women either):

The people who provide a platform to Joy Reid have immense power over regular Americans, whom they hate ferociously. This ominous situation provides context for their opposition to the Second Amendment.

On tips from Jack D, KirklesWorth, and StephaneDumas.

Jan 10 2024

Probation for Ray Epps

Meanwhile, as Biden crows triumphantly about the 840 years of prison time inflicted on January 6 protesters, Ray Epps walks free.

From the libs at AP:

Epps, a former Arizona resident who was driven into hiding by death threats, pleaded guilty in September to a misdemeanor charge. He received no jail time, and there were no restrictions placed on his travel during his probation, but he will have to serve 100 hours of community service.

AP encourages readers to weep for Epps, the alleged victim of “right-wing conspiracy theories.”

Fox News Channel and other right-wing media outlets amplified conspiracy theories that Epps, 62, was an undercover government agent who helped incite the Capitol attack to entrap Trump supporters. Epps filed a defamation lawsuit against Fox News last year, saying the network was to blame for spreading baseless claims about him.

Any proceeds from the suit would be in addition to whatever he was presumably paid by the FBI, if he was in fact working for them as people are likely to continue believing, compensating for the $500 fine he was also ordered to pay.

The villain of the story as spun is Fox News for deviating from the Democrat party line:

Epps told the judge that he now knows that he never should have believed the lies about a stolen election that Trump and his allies told and that Fox News broadcast.

“I have learned that truth is not always found in the places that I used to trust,” said Epps, who asked for mercy before learning his sentence.

The judge noted that many conspiracy theorists still refuse to believe that the Capitol riot was an insurrection carried out by Trump supporters.

But Epps is a good boy who believes as he is told — or at least pretends to. Maybe that was enough to keep him out of jail.

Nonetheless, suspicion that Epps was working as a federal agent to incite and entrap Trump supporters will not be allayed by the relative wrist slap — or by sympathetic treatment by the mainstream media, which like the FBI is effectively an arm of the Democratic Party.

Tim Pool provides context:

On tips from Lyle and KirklesWorth.

Jan 06 2024

Dylan Butler Versus Dylann Roof

Don’t be surprised if a week from now no one remembers Dylan Butler. Yet NBC propagandist Dasha Burns found it unforgivable that Vivek Ramaswamy was not sufficiently familiar with Dylann Roof, a mass shooter from 9 years ago who better fit the media’s narrative:

Dasha got burned in the aftermath of the spanking Vivek gave to an antiwhite race-baiter from the Washington Compost:

Neither moonbat will sit down for a week.

At this point in the normalization of leftist radicalism, only someone who is not white can point out that the concept of “white supremacy” is a malicious lie told by Cultural Marxist termites. Vivek handles the job masterfully.

Too bad Des Moines Register Chief Politics Reporter Brianne Pfannenstiel didn’t seem to enjoy the display of rhetorical virtuosity. Then again, RBF is hardly uncommon among MSM apparatchiks.

On tips from Dr. Kufi Tutite, Jester, seaoh, and Jack S.

Jan 01 2024

Open Thread

The Russian Bolsheviks have discovered that truth does not matter so long as there is reiteration. They have no difficulty whatever in countering a fact by a lie which, if repeated often enough and loudly enough, becomes accepted by the people. - Winston Churchill

On a tip from Anonymous.

Dec 01 2023

Forbes Continues to Heap Honors on Dylan Mulvaney

At first, I thought Dylan Mulvaney’s repulsive female impersonator shtick was a particularly vicious parody of transsexuals and/or real women. Turns out he was only pushing moonbattery to the next level. This has so endeared him to the liberal establishment that honors continue to rain down upon him:

Forbes Magazine recently placed controversial trans woman and LGBTQ social media activist Dylan Mulvaney on its “30 Under 30 Social Media” list for being one of the most influential young social media influencers in the world. …

This isn’t the first recognition that Mulvaney has received from Forbes. Earlier this year, the influencer was invited to speak at the 2023 Forbes CMO Summit in Miami. During the address, the former Bud Light spokesperson urged companies to get more serious about promoting “diversity in the boardroom and on their consulting staff,” and not just do so in a “performative” way.

Also, Forbes chose this guy to speak at the 2022 Forbes Power Women’s Summit.

Via Political Insider:

Universities pay Mulvaney up to $26,250 for a lecture, presumably on how we should be more politically correct. He has called on people who refuse to pretend he is a woman to be arrested. Biden has of course invited him to the White House.

Mulvaney cost Budweiser $400 million in sales through his association with Bud Light. Why would a business magazine honor him? Because Forbes is not primarily about business. It is part of the liberal establishment, so its main objective is social engineering. To make us into a nation of Dylan Mulvaneys is what progressives are progressing toward.

On a tip from Franco.

Nov 26 2023

Stunning Footage of Media Moonbats Telling the Truth

You might be surprised if a cat turned to you and recited the Gettysburg Address — but not half as surprised as you would be if you heard truth from liberal establishment apparatchiks like Adam Kinzinger, Christopher Wray, and the professional liars comprising the mainstream media. Yet behold:

This demonstrates that taking things out of context and suppressing key information constitute a powerful propaganda technique that can appear to validate even brazen lies. For example, the liberal establishment used a picture that appeared to show Derek Chauvin’s knee on George Floyd’s neck to launch hundreds of riots that advanced its agenda and resulted in the blameless Chauvin stabbed nearly to death in a federal prison. Body cam footage that would have revealed the picture to be deceptive was of course suppressed. See The Fall of Minneapolis for details.

On tips from KirklesWorth and ABC of the ANC.

Nov 11 2023

Israel Puts MSM/Hamas Journalists on Termination List

Photojournalists who get paid by the liberal establishment media not only accompanied Hamas terrorists during their horrific atrocities, they even carried grenades…

…and were defended for doing so by the Hamas-friendly Washington Post.

Finally, with Bibi Netanyahu in charge, Israel may be getting tired of goofing around:

Photojournalists like Hassan Eslaiah were on the scene as innocent families were tortured and murdered because they played an essential role in the atrocities, the main point of which was to generate propaganda to fire up Muslims and win the hearts and minds of liberals in the West. Despite getting paid by AP, Reuters, CNN, et al., they are in effect terrorists.

Admittedly, it is hard to draw lines regarding an enemy with no honor that does not obey the rules of warfare. What is the distinction between Hamas terrorists and the Hamas-supporting population of Gaza that they hide behind? It’s not as if the terrorists have uniforms and serial numbers.

Come to think of it, what is the difference between Hamas and the liberal media in general? They are clearly allies, having a common enemy in Western Civilization.

Maybe the Mossad should carry out operations against WaPo.

On a tip from Barry A.

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