Tag Archives: New York Times

It’s easy to gain momentum when you’re going downhill, Newt

It's easy to gain momentum when you're going downhill — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) August 7, 2017 [I was going to post something tonight about how Trump had lied earlier today when he referred to the New York Times as failing, but then I remembered that, not too long ago, I’d promised to stop focusing on […]

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Jim Damron, one of my favorite artists, gets a mention in the New York Times

I think the value of my art collection may have increased a bit today. Not only did one of my favorite Ypsi artists, Jim Damron, just make it into the pages of the New York Times, but the article included a link back to something I’d written about a painting of his that I’d purchased […]

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The Rosenberg suite is being cleaned. It should be ready for you in about an hour, Mr. Trump.

It’s difficult to imagine how the New York Times could have played this recent series of stories about Donald Trump Jr. any more perfectly. First, after telling him that they intended to run a story about how he’d met with a Russian attorney during the campaign, they asked him for a comment. His response, naturally, […]

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Caught on tape, Sean Spicer explains why the New York Times, CNN and others were banned from Friday’s White House press conference: “We’re going to aggressively push back.”

As we were just discussing, the White House banned reporters from the New York Times, CNN, and Politico from this past Friday’s scheduled briefing with Sean Spicer. At the time, the administration assured us that it was nothing out of the ordinary, and that we shouldn’t read too much into it. Audio just released from […]

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Three months ago, Sean Spicer said that banning media outlets from presidential press conferences is something that dictatorships do. Yesterday, the White House did just that.

At some point prior to the 2016 election, Donald Trump, angered by what he perceived to be negative press coverage, banned reporters from the Washington Post, Politico, and Buzzfeed from his campaign events. When asked this past December by Politico’s Jake Sherman whether or not we might expect to see the same kind of aggressive […]

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