February 7, 2017
Does the New York Times editorial board bother to read its paper’s own news reports?
Yet another belly flop from what used to be called the paper of record. Evidently, the authors of this editorial are among the overwhelming majority of Americans who no longer bother reading the news pages of the New York Times. The opinion-mongers of the Gray Lady wrote in today's paper: In the dark world that Mr. Trump and his top adviser, Stephen Bannon, inhabit, getting "smart" means shutting down immigration from countries that have not been responsible for a single attack in the United States in more than two decades. As multiple national security experts have said, the order would, if anything, increase the terrorism threat to Americans. The countries, identified by the Obama administration and retained by the Trump executive order, are Somalia, Syria, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Iraq, and Sudan. Same paper, two months ago: Suspect Is Killed in Attack at Ohio State University That Injured 11 A...(Read Full Post)