Category Archives: Washington Post bias

A conservative American President in Poland

President Trump said, Our soldiers still serve together today in Afghanistan and Iraq, combating the enemies of all civilization. …I am here today not just to visit an old ally, but to hold it up as an example for others … Continue reading

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Facts, Feelings, and Filters

A commenter writes, Arnold’s argument that economics is about using particular frameworks as lenses for interpretation is also quite postmodern. Well, sort of. Consider three statements. a) Amazon announced its intention to purchase Whole Foods. b) Amazon should not be … Continue reading

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Classic WaPo Front Page Editorial

On a proposed cut in the corporate income tax. President Trump is pursuing a drastic cut in the corporate tax rate, a move that is likely to grow the national debt and breach a long-held Republican goal of curbing federal … Continue reading

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Some Pro-Trump Intellectuals

Joshua Mitchell writes, What binds globalism and identity politics together is the judgment that national sovereignty is not the final word on how to order collective life. This judgment against national sovereignty—let us state the matter boldly—was the animating principle … Continue reading

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Charles Murray at Middlebury

The coverage in the Washington Post and in the New York Times was meager, with no follow-up op-eds. The Times story, to its credit, says in the lead paragraph that it was “an encounter that turned violent and left one … Continue reading

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WaPo Watch

Fred Hiatt writes, The answer to dishonest or partisan journalism cannot be more partisan journalism, which would only harm our credibility and make civil discourse even less possible. The response to administration insults cannot be to remake ourselves in the … Continue reading

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Martin Gurri on the Current Media Environment

He writes, Democratic institutions, as currently structured, require a semi-monopoly over political information. To organize the application of power, democratic governments, parties, and politicians must retain some control over the story told about them by the public. The elite fixation … Continue reading

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WaPo Watch, Week 5

On Tuesday, they used a news story on the Japanese Prime Minister’s visit to Pearl Harbor to remind readers that Donald Trump is going to be dangerous and divisive in the world. Not in the WaPo, but in the Washington … Continue reading

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WaPo Watch, Week 4

I was away most of last week, so I did not see much of the actual newspaper. Two stories stood out in my mind. First, there was a story claiming that Trump’s Cabinet choices were selected in part on the … Continue reading

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WaPo Watch, Week 3

I am going to dial back the extent of this. I keep hoping that someone will contact me saying that they will take it on if we can find funding for it, but nobody has. Tuesday’s paper included a front-page … Continue reading

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