Category Archives: Media

My hate mail from the Fox News viewers of Michigan

A few days ago, a friend of mine in San Francisco, in an attempt to better understand how Facebook’s ad targeting system works in practice, invested a few dollars and boosted a recent article of mine about Trump’s response to the white nationalist terrorist attack in Charlottesville. As I understand it, he specifically targeted Fox […]

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For those of you who think Fox is just too impartial, we’ve now official state television offering “the real news”… Introducing Trump TV

Yesterday, CNN contributor Kayleigh McEnany announced that she’d be leaving the network. And, today, we found out what she be doing… Ladies and gentlemen, I give you “the real news”! WATCH: @kayleighmcenany left CNN yesterday….today, she made her debut on Trump TV sharing "the real news". pic.twitter.com/joqxNfgDuf — Yashar Ali (@yashar) August 6, 2017 Having […]

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This week in lies… the “dishonest media” isn’t telling you that the murder rate has never been higher, no president has ever been as disrespected as Trump, and terrorist attacks are taking place all around us

Usually, when I talk about the administration’s lies, I try to provide context. I make it a point to explain what it is that I mean by “lies,” and offer some kind of justification as to why I think it’s important that we acknowledge these events. Today, though, I’m just going to jump right into […]

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If Lorne Michaels were smart, he’d get to work ASAP on a Donald Trump, Sean Spicer buddy film

Here, because I don’t want to be the only person in America not sharing it today, is video of Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live. One good thing about the Trump administration is that it’s made Saturday Night Live relevant again. This was really one of the best […]

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Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker on why his paper won’t be calling Trump’s lies “lies”

Continuing our conversation from before Christmas about how the press intends to cover the lies of President Trump, I wanted to share the following quote from this past weekend’s episode of the Meet the Press. This is how Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker responded to a question posed by Chuck Todd about how aggressively, […]

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