Tag: new york times

The media’s Trump coverage a case of apples and oranges

President Jimmy Carter made waves this week when he told New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, “I think the media have been harder on Trump than any other president certainly that I’ve known about.” This, naturally, made right-wingers jump up and yell, “See! Totally unfair! Fake news! Banana, banana, BANANA!” To this, I say, “APPLE!” Um, I mean of course the media treats Trump differently. Trump is different. Trump ran on being different. He also ran on being tough, which […]

Ode to Vladimir Putin

There once was a despot named Putin For Donald Trump he clearly was rootin’ So he assembled a team And hatched up a scheme To fool the fools who were doin’ the choosin’ We’ll invent a few stories to start Even try to make him look smart If he appears to be bruised We’ll call it “fake news” And summon our friends at Breitbart Alex Jones will lie with impunity And El Rushbo will scare the community We’ll feed the insanity With the […]