NY Post celebrates Clinton grandchild; Libs go nuts

Is the New York Post front page headline and picture of Bill and Hillary holding their grandchild in "bad taste"? I guess it depends on your point of view.

I don't know what the Clinton's think about it, but most liberals thought it rancid. The arbiter of style and grace in the New York media scene, The Gothamist, was not amused:

Yesterday, Chelsea Clinton announced the birth of her first child, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Grandparents Bill and Hillary Clinton both tweeted sweet family photos of "one of the happiest moments of our life." The NY Post sent their own love letter to the happy family on the front cover today. The only thing more NY Post-y would be if Andrea Peyser wrote fan fiction about a post-apocalyptic future filled with liberal tyrants in pampers.

Of course, not everyone was as amused as we were by the Post—The Huffington Post tsk-tsk'd them, and plenty of people tweeted their disapproval. But being offended by the NY Post in 2014 is like being offended that Andy Borowitz is the most shared New Yorker writer. Terrible things that are popular don't just suddenly stop being terrible.

And this isn't even outrageous for them—did you read that venomous Peyser column about cyclists last week? Or what about the times they wantonly fat-shamed? And slut-shamed world leaders? And argued catcalling was flattering? And implicated two random innocent men were terrorists just because of their skin color?

For the Gothamist to pretend to object to partisanship in the media is absurd. Most major media in New York city have featured much worse when reporting on conservatives. The question of involving an infant in a political dust-up is legitimate, but the headline is so obviously a joke you have to wonder about the sense of humor of these people.

Lighten up, guys. I'm sure you'll get back at conservatives very soon.

 

 

 

Is the New York Post front page headline and picture of Bill and Hillary holding their grandchild in "bad taste"? I guess it depends on your point of view.

I don't know what the Clinton's think about it, but most liberals thought it rancid. The arbiter of style and grace in the New York media scene, The Gothamist, was not amused:

Yesterday, Chelsea Clinton announced the birth of her first child, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Grandparents Bill and Hillary Clinton both tweeted sweet family photos of "one of the happiest moments of our life." The NY Post sent their own love letter to the happy family on the front cover today. The only thing more NY Post-y would be if Andrea Peyser wrote fan fiction about a post-apocalyptic future filled with liberal tyrants in pampers.

Of course, not everyone was as amused as we were by the Post—The Huffington Post tsk-tsk'd them, and plenty of people tweeted their disapproval. But being offended by the NY Post in 2014 is like being offended that Andy Borowitz is the most shared New Yorker writer. Terrible things that are popular don't just suddenly stop being terrible.

And this isn't even outrageous for them—did you read that venomous Peyser column about cyclists last week? Or what about the times they wantonly fat-shamed? And slut-shamed world leaders? And argued catcalling was flattering? And implicated two random innocent men were terrorists just because of their skin color?

For the Gothamist to pretend to object to partisanship in the media is absurd. Most major media in New York city have featured much worse when reporting on conservatives. The question of involving an infant in a political dust-up is legitimate, but the headline is so obviously a joke you have to wonder about the sense of humor of these people.

Lighten up, guys. I'm sure you'll get back at conservatives very soon.