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Category: Liberal Media

Jul 12 2021

Antifa Journalist’s Hoax Falls Flat

The hoaxes leftists rely on to prop up their phony narrative usually entail inventing expressions of hate, although it is actually the hoax itself that is motivated by hate, along with left-wing fanaticism and other unsavory aspects of defective human character. In this case, the hoax was motivated by politically fashionable hatred of the police:

On June 6, 2020, Portland police officer Cameron Smith was busy assisting another officer arresting someone during last year’s daily Portland riots. During the course of the arrest, a so-called “journalist” named Donovan Farley decided to interject himself into the incident, claiming he had heard a protester say they couldn’t breathe.

“I can’t breathe” is a rallying cry of left-wing sociopaths who want people to think the police are oppressing them.

At some point during the interaction between Smith and Farley, Smith allegedly struck Farley with his baton and pepper-sprayed him.

Evidence at last of police brutality! But wait:

A memo which detailed the Portland Police Bureau’s investigation into the matter showed that it was Farley who tried to provoke Smith into fighting him.

According to the memo,

Smith’s use of force was necessary because he was “attempting to arrest Mr. Farley who had just tried to punch him.”

Now the moonbattery-addled Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute the officer, suggesting that his conduct must have been stellar — although if Farley had been a Rioter of Color, Smith might have been the star of a Chauvin-style show trial.

As noted at Post Millennial, Farley has boasted in the past of being able to organize left-wing violence:

In August 2017 he invited Richard Spencer to Portland for a brawl. “I’d like to invite him to PDX w/o a cop escort,” he said. “I can totally arrange a [Antifa] welcome committee to test his theories.”

Farley has actual credentials as a journalist. He wrote a puff piece for Playboy praising Antifa brownshirts. His stated purpose in writing the article was to help Antifa thugs “gain more mainstream acceptance.” His version of events regarding the incident with Officer Smith was found to be “demonstrably inaccurate” by the PPB investigation after it was compared to video footage of the actual event. CNN and MSNBC eagerly await his resume.

On a tip from Dragon’s Lair.

Jun 24 2021

Fact-Checker: Reporting Crime Is Racist

Democrats’ war on police and glorification of lawless mobs have predictably resulted in an epidemic of crime. Biden’s handlers respond by repressing the gun rights of law-abiding citizens, so that they will be rendered defenseless. This of course will only increase violent crime. However, the “fact checkers” who helped the media put Biden’s handlers in power have an idea that will make rising crime disappear.

The powerful fact checker Poynter demands that news outlets stop reporting crime, on the grounds that drawing attention to it is racist.

Presumably crimes committed by white guys can still be reported, unless their name is Biden.

Paul Joseph Watson reports on what the media is becoming:

George Orwell would kick himself for not coming up with the concept of “fact checkers” whose job is to make the media even more mendacious.

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Jun 21 2021

Open Thread

The Darwinian adaptive trait of our time is the ability to figure out when we are being lied to on television. - Dick Morris
Jun 18 2021

Joe Rogan Sticks Fork in CNN

Without Donald Trump to feature for a 24/7 version of the Two Minutes Hate, there is no reason for even liberals to watch CNN, the caliber of its “journalism” having deteriorated to the point of self-parody. That’s why it has lost nearly 70% of its viewers.

Stick a fork in CNN; it’s done. Never mind — Joe Rogan has already inserted the fork.

Via Summit News:

In a viral outburst Thursday, podcast king Joe Rogan tore into CNN fake journalists Brian Stelter and Don Lemon, declaring “the market has spoken and your show[s are] f[***]ing terrible.”

The topic was CNN’s ratings collapse. Rogan was astonished that CNN propagandists seem to believe they are entitled to viewers. Hillary taking offense when people refused to vote for her comes to mind. His guest, commentator Kyle Kulinski, expressed horror at CNN’s open calls for opposing viewpoints to be censored.

Regarding repellent hosts like Stelter and Lemon,

“Everyone knows they’re not real. They’re not real humans,” Rogan asserted.

Rogan is no right-wing partisan. As political support for the Vietnam War petered out, Lyndon Johnson reportedly lamented, “If I’ve lost Cronkite, I’ve lost Middle America.” CNN has lost Joe Rogan.

But maybe if they bring on Jeffrey Toobin to explain again why he masturbates during Zoom calls, they can squeeze out a few more viewers before going completely bust.

On a tip from Henry.

Jun 13 2021

Description of Shooter Suppressed for Political Reasons

For the liberal media, political correctness comes before everything, including public safety in the aftermath of a mass shooting like the one in Austin this weekend.

Law enforcement officials in Austin, Texas, arrested one suspect in Saturday morning’s mass shooting in the city’s entertainment district that left at least 14 people wounded.

At last word, another suspect remains at large.

The gunfire erupted around 1:30 a.m. on 6th Street, a popular strip of bars and restaurants where thousands of people gather every weekend.

As noted at Information Liberation,

The Austin American-Statesman on Saturday refused to release police’s description of an at-large black male mass shooting suspect because they said it “could be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes.”

Mass shooters may not be stereotypically black, but liberal journalists are stereotypically eager to suppress any information that does not support the critical race theory narrative, according to which only Caucasians are capable of doing wrong.

Suppressing information that would help identify a maniac who is still at large places the public in direct danger. But this is not the worst damage woke ideology is inflicting on the country.

Actually, the race of the shooter is irrelevant. Austin’s Democrat mayor has stereotypically revealed that the actual culprit is our fundamental right of self-defense:

On a tip from Chris Neilson.

Jun 12 2021

Has CNN Hit Absolute Bottom?

Trump was a ratings bonanza for CNN, which devoted itself to hyping liberal establishment lies about him 24/7. Since Trump left office, CNN has lost nearly 70% of its viewers. In desperation, the network has turned to lurid self-debasement to draw viewers by parading the disgraced Jeffrey Toobin in a figurative dunce hat. However, this was less entertaining than an appearance by CNN’s Brian Stelter — on a different channel.

Last year, CNN analyst Toobin was fired for masturbating on camera during a Zoom call. Now he has his old job back, allowing CNN to draw attention to itself with the most cringe-inducing interview ever broadcast. Alisyn Camerota brought him before the public to explain himself:

Compelling television — but only at the level of a horrific car crash you can’t help but peek at through your fingers.

Far more fun to watch was CNN propagandist Brian Stelter’s appearance Thursday on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal:

“Mr. Stelter is the biggest minister of misinformation I have ever heard and I’m a news junkie,” a caller identified as Kevin from Indiana told the liberal CNN host. …

A separate caller identified as Gordon in Kansas asked Stelter to “admit he and his network are a bunch of liars about Donald Trump.”

After that came Rick from Georgia:

“I was just wondering if you still feel like Michael Avenatti is the greatest thing in the world and should run for president of the United States,” the caller asked. “My suggestion is, whatever CNN says, do the opposite and you’ll do fine.”

Avenatti was always conspicuous as a skeevy lowlife. CNN brought him on constantly as the lawyer representing porn star Stormy Daniels, who made allegations against Trump.

A 2018 Media Research Center study revealed that Avenatti appeared on CNN a whopping 74 times over a 10-week period. At the height of Avenatti’s fame, he spent his rare time away from CNN’s greenroom partying with the network’s anchors.

Stelter told Avenatti on air that he was taking him seriously as a contender for US President. Avenatti has since been found guilty of fraud and extortion.

Another caller said Stelter was “shameless,” while yet another called CNN a “joke.”

Fox News provides highlights of Stelter’s appearance:

That may have been Stelter’s last appearance on C-SPAN, but it wasn’t his first:

Has CNN finally hit absolute bottom? Or will it find a way to dig deeper still? Jeff Zucker hopes you tune in to find out. But there is no need to do that, because you can read about it here.

On tips from ABC of the ANC and KirklesWorth.

Jun 09 2021

Mara Gay of NY Times Traumatized by Sight of US Flag

Let’s hope psychiatrist Aruna Khilanani has time in her schedule to take on a new patient. New York Times editorial board member and MSNBC contributor Mara Gay sustained emotional trauma after peeking outside the liberal elite bubble she inhabits and witnessing the horrific sight of “dozens of American flags” on a safari into the unpacified wilds of Long Island.

This must have been so hurtful to her:

“I was on Long Island this weekend visiting a really dear friend, and I was really disturbed. I saw, you know, dozens and dozens of pickup trucks with [expletives] against Joe Biden on the back of them, Trump flags, and, in some cases, just dozens of American flags, which is also just disturbing … Essentially, the message was clear … This is my country. This is not your country. I own this,” Mara Gay said Tuesday on MSNBC.

According to liberal establishment doctrine, patriotism is racist:

“I think that as long as they see American-ness as the same as one with whiteness, this is going to continue,” Gay added during the segment. “That is the real concern. Because, you know, the Trump voters who are not going to get on board with democracy, they’re a minority. You can marginalize them, long term. But if we don’t take the threat seriously, then I think we’re all in really bad shape,” she added.

Gay can rest assured that our rulers take the threat very seriously. While pandering to black supremacists in Tulsa, Biden recently proclaimed that “white supremacists” — i.e., people who didn’t vote for him — are terrorists and constitute the “most lethal threat” facing the nation.

On tips from Dragon’s Lair and SafeSpace47. Hat tip: The Last Refuge.

Jun 03 2021

WaPo Alters Past Headline on Lab Leak Theory

The Democrat Party hacks at the Washington Post were among the many establishmentarians who lied to us by claiming the suspicion Covid had been created in a ChiCom laboratory had been debunked. At least they are now admitting that they lied. They admit it by lying some more. Now they are lying by retroactively rewriting stories to erase what really has been debunked, namely their earlier lies:

Back before the past had been altered, WaPo said that tracing Covid to the Wuhan Institute of Virology was a conspiracy theory that had been debunked. But now that circumstantial evidence supporting the lab leak theory has become overwhelming, WaPo never said that.

Not the Bee reports:

While WaPo noted a “correction,” it didn’t timestamp it and was intentionally vague about why they had dragged Sen. Tom Cotton’s name through the mud.

Those looking back might have no idea how large a role the leftists running the media played in helping their ChiCom allies suppress information on Covid, potentially costing many lives.

WaPo isn’t alone. Via Daily Caller:

The move by The Washington Post is one of many corrections media outlets have made to stories from early in the pandemic that declared the COVID-19 lab leak theory to be a conspiracy theory.

For example,

Politifact also recently retracted a “pants on fire” fact check from September 2020 that called a Hong Kong virologist’s claim that COVID-19 was a lab-created virus a “debunked conspiracy theory.”

Democracy isn’t the only thing that dies in darkness. So does credibility. The liberal establishment media serves to reinforce the deluded notions of moonbats and to manipulate fools. It does not serve to inform.

May 28 2021

Caught on Video: MSM Lying About Covid Origin

Even now we don’t know for a fact that Covid was a result of bioweapons research or even that it came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. However, all indications are pointing in that direction. This has left egg on the face of New York Times Covid reporter Apoorva Mandavilli, who still insists it is “racist” to dispute the collapsing natural origin narrative, regardless of emerging evidence. But even if people point at her and laugh, she shouldn’t take it too hard. Apoorva is hardly the only one to make a fool of herself trying to prevent people from learning the truth about the ChiCom virus’s origins.

Via Daily Caller:

As developments have been making increasingly obvious, claiming that the lab origin theory had been debunked was not merely misinformation but a straightforward lie. The last of the liberal establishment media’s credibility can be listed among the casualties of Covid.

May 28 2021

Open Thread

Society doesn’t need newspapers. What we need is journalism. - Clay Shirky
May 27 2021

NY Times Covid Reporter: Lab Leak Theory Is Racist

Not long ago, you could get banned by Facebook and Twitter for bringing up the likelihood that Covid was produced by the Wuhan Institute of Virology, possibly as part of a biological weapons program. Now, even Dr Fauci — who may have been involved in financing the development of the virus with our money — has admitted to the possibility. However, since then he has characteristically flip-flopped. Another bitter clinger to the improbable natural origin narrative can be found at the flagship publication of the liberal establishment. According to key New York Times Covid reporter Apoorva Mandavilli, regardless of whether it is true, disputing it is racist:

Since she deleted the tweet, even Apoorva must realize that the cat is out of the bag, and calling us racist for thinking the Chinese Communist Party could ever do anything wrong will not stop people from learning the truth. Maybe she imagines the credibility of the New York Times can still be salvaged.

On tips from Steve T and Mr. Freemarket.

May 27 2021

DeSantis Owns Journalist, Gets Standing Ovation

You might call the strategy “atomization.” Covid restrictions over the past year have made it easier for them to use their control of the media to make it seem that each of us is the last sane person left, so we may as well give it up and be absorbed by the moonbat Borg. But there are still other sensible people out there. They just need someone to rally around — like Ron DeSantis.

Watch as DeSantis turns around a journalist’s attack and rams it down the throat of the entire liberal establishment she represents, earning himself a standing ovation:

Ronald Reagan’s strength was that he could talk past the media power brokers to the American people. They banned Trump from social media to prevent him from doing the same. DeSantis has a gift for talking past them too. That’s why they keep stepping on rakes in their hysterical eagerness to tear him down.

Hat tip: Not the Bee.

May 26 2021

GPT-3 Algorithm Renders Liberal Media Obsolete

The good news is that taxpayers should no longer have to subsidize the propaganda on PBS. The bad news is that Don Lemon now has something to cry about. The stinking brown heaps that the liberal establishment media calls “journalism” can now be automatically generated with an algorithm called GPT-3:

Over six months, a group at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology used GPT-3 to generate misinformation, including stories around a false narrative, news articles altered to push a bogus perspective, and tweets riffing on particular points of disinformation. …

In experiments, the researchers found that GPT-3’s writing could sway readers’ opinions…

The technology is not flawless:

GPT-3 has often stunned observers with its apparent mastery of language, but it can be unpredictable, spewing out incoherent babble and offensive or hateful language.

However, the same can be said for the overpaid propagandists GPT-3 has now rendered obsolete.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

May 25 2021

George Will Equates January 6 With September 11

As documented here and elsewhere, America faces disgraceful ruin at the hands of an enemy within — namely, the leftists in the process of consolidating absolute power. To make matters worse, the opposition has also been enervated and corrupted by its own enemy within. Some Republican politicians knife their own party in the back in return for 30 pieces of praise from the liberal media. Supposedly conservative media figures include fifth column columnists like George Will, who compares a few hundred yahoos allowed to trespass in the Capitol with 3,000 Americans murdered by Islamic terrorists:

“I would like to see January 6 as burned into the American mind as firmly as 9/11.”

Yes, Will really said this:

That’s why Will supports a 9/11-style commission, that is, a gala theatrical extravaganza intended to keep the sheep focused on demonizing anyone Dems can manage to associate with the one riot liberals don’t approve of rather than the far more alarming developments currently emerging, such as a multipronged attack on our system of government (institutionalizing voter fraud, packing the Supreme Court, packing the Senate, etc.), incipient hyperinflation, and a government-facilitated foreign invasion.

Osama bin Laden has been replaced as the personification of evil by the Buffalo Guy. The Democrat Party/establishment media wants to make a monster of anyone who objects to voter fraud in the runup to establishing indefinite single-party rule with the For the People Act.

George Will demonstrates how you get to be a token “conservative” on left-wing propaganda programs like This Week. “Even I, as conservative, agree that all conservatives should be impaled on stakes…”

Meanwhile, the USA faces lawlessness that puts even the fearsome Buffalo Guy into perspective. For example, Minneapolis continues to flounder in anarchy due to a predictable shortage of police. Spiking violent crime has highlighted the insanity of the movement to defund the police. The recent street violence against Jews by Hamas supporters in American cities reflects the inevitability of bad people exploiting lawless conditions.

Even the Clintonista James Carville is denouncing the “faculty lounge politics” of the Biden Administration, which is hardly likely to reassert law & order. However, Biden’s handlers surely approve of Trump supporters being locked in solitary confinement for months on end, largely on trespassing and disorderly conduct charges. The term for the form of government we will have under single-party Democrat rule is anarchotyranny.

On tips from TCS III.

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