It's strange timing for the Times to solicit readers for "praiseworthy" aspects of Trump. The newspaper has recently made awkward attempts to appease a more conservative readership. In April, it hired as a columnist Bret Stephens, a neoconservative who thinks Black Lives Matters is too "thuggish" and whose embarrassing debut column flirts with climate change denialism. Today, we got an op-ed from a pro-life advocate arguing that it's "dehumanizing" to link abortion with economic circumstances. … [Read more...] about Why Is the New York Times Running a Column to Say Nice Things About Trump?
Why does mainstream media lean left
For much of the past two years, this constellation of Republican lawmakers, conservative pundits and policy wonks, and GOP operatives had hoped Mueller would help rid them of, as they saw him, the crude political rube who had hijacked their beloved Grand Old Party. Some campaigned loudly for Trump's demise, on Twitter and cable news. Others, however, operated mostly in the shadows. Like dissidents in an authoritarian country, they held secret meetings in a conference room of a little-known Washington think tank called the Niskanen Center. About once a month, they shared private polling data on Trump, passed along the names of political activists around the country who opposed the president and, perhaps most important, discussed potential primary challengers who could lead the "Dump Trump" movement. … [Read more...] about How Robert Mueller Crushed the Republican Party’s ‘Dump Trump’ Crowd
It also says that: 'No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be held liable on account of any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected.' … [Read more...] about Twitter flags Donald Trump’s ‘when the looting starts the shooting starts’ threat for ‘inciting violence’ AGAIN after he repeats it on White House account amid furious attacks at platform for ‘targeting’ him
'We're here today to defend free speech from one of the greatest dangers it has faced in American history, frankly, and you know what's going on as well as anybody. It's not good,' Trump said before inking the order, which came just days after Twitter for the first time provided what Trump's staff calls a fact-check on his own tweets. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump DEFENDS his ‘when looting starts, shooting stats’ tweet saying ‘it means when there’s looting people get shot and they die’ as he reveals he spoke to George Floyd’s ‘terrific’ family