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  • New York Times: The Nightmare Stage of Trump’s Rule Is Here

    01/07/2020 5:57:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/07/2020 | Michelle Goldberg
    There are no more adults in the room. After three harrowing years, we’ve reached the point many of us feared from the moment Donald Trump was elected. His decision to kill Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran’s second most important official, made at Mar-a-Lago with little discernible deliberation, has brought the United States to the brink of a devastating new conflict in the Middle East. We don’t yet know how Iran will retaliate, or whether all-out war will be averted. But already, NATO has suspended its mission training Iraqi forces to fight ISIS. Iraq’s Parliament has voted to expel American troops...
  • Cancel Kirstjen Nielsen

    04/08/2019 5:23:45 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 20 replies
    Cancel Kirstjen Nielsen Her role in terrorizing children should make her a permanent pariah. By Michelle Goldberg Opinion Columnist April 8, 2019 On Sunday evening, news broke that Kirstjen Nielsen was leaving her job as head of the Department of Homeland Security. The New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted that according to people close to Nielsen, one reason she hung on as long as she did was because “she was aware how awful life would/will be for her on the outside,” given her role in defending Donald Trump’s policies. Let’s make it so. Nielsen did not create Trump’s monstrous...
  • Jewish Americans and the Democratic Party: Time to Go?

    03/11/2019 5:17:34 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 11, 2019 | Bruce Bawer
    Welcome to JEXODUS. On Saturday, Roger L. Simon lamented at PJ Media that anti-Semitism is once again becoming respectable – or at least acceptable – across the Western world, and that this time around the Jew-haters are predominantly Muslims and leftists. Among the more prominent new standard bearers of this old hatred, noted Simon, are our two recently elected Muslim congresswomen, who, he quite reasonably surmised, “were likely inculcated at an early age, as were too many Muslim children, with the belief that Jews only (pace Darwin) were the descendants of pigs and apes and should be wiped from the...
  • We Can Replace Them - In Georgia, a chance to rebuke white nationalism

    10/29/2018 7:09:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 50 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 29, 2018 | Michelle Goldberg
    For a few hours on Saturday morning, I felt good about America. I was at a smallish rally in the Atlanta suburb of Riverdale, listening to Democratic politicians including Senator Kamala Harris and Georgia’s Stacey Abrams, who could become the first African-American female governor in American history. Abrams told a story she often repeats on the campaign trail, about being 17 and arriving at the governor’s mansion for a reception for Georgia’s high school valedictorians. Her family didn’t have a car, and she described getting off the bus and walking with her parents along a driveway to a set of...
  • NYT Michelle Goldberg: Democratic Party Losses Not Obama's Fault, Party's Fault For Relying On Obama

    09/10/2018 9:56:58 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 22 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 9-9-2018 | Ian Schwartz
    New York Times opinion writer Michelle Goldberg (on This Week) said President Obama should not be blamed for the losses endured by the party under his leadership because the party depended on him and thought he "had this" and thus did not mobilize. (snip) ..."I mean that was less about kind of his – his own failures as a campaigner or the fact that his own speeches maybe weren’t up to par as it was a huge failure of party building, a sense that kind of Obama had this so people didn’t need to mobilize." "It's not that Obama gave...
  • New Levels of Trump Derangement Syndrome

    08/21/2018 9:11:49 AM PDT · by snarkpup · 5 replies
    Computing Forever (YouTube channel) ^ | Aug 21, 2018 | Dave Cullen
    (Links to sources excerpted in the video are provided.)
  • STUPID: NY Times hack actually claims POTUS Trump wants to round people up and kill them

    08/19/2018 3:30:09 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 38 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 8/19/18 | USA Features
    Inflammatory: Michelle Goldberg of The New York Times perfectly embodies why the vast majority of Americans do not trust the ‘mainstream’ establishment media, let alone her hack rag of a newspaper. During an appearance on MSNBC Friday, she actually said that POTUS Donald Trump would have no problem rounding people up and murdering them because he’s such an authoritarian.
  • NY Times Columnist: Trump ‘Would Certainly Like to’ Murder People Without Due Process

    08/18/2018 3:57:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 17, 2018 | Paul Crookston
    New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg argued with her fellow panelists on MSNBC’s "Meet the Press Daily" Friday about whether President Donald Trump is the leader of the free world or an aspiring despot. RealClearPolitics reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns was criticizing Trump’s communication strategy when she called him "the leader of the free world." Goldberg interjected to say that, actually, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the leader of the free world. "He’s not the leader of the free world, but, sorry," Goldberg said. "By default he’s the leader of the free world," Commentary magazine editor John Podhoretz replied. "Angela Merkel is...
  • NYT’s Michelle Goldberg: Trump Threatens “Existential Survival of this Country”

    01/05/2018 4:58:06 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 63 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Of all the overwrought reactions to “Fire and Fury,” New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg has the early clubhouse lead. Appearing on this evening’s Hardball, Goldberg, speaking of President Trump, said: “The existential survival of this country, which I think it’s not an exaggeration to say that that’s what’s at stake.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • New York Times Links Darwin, Dawkins, and Witchcraft Chic

    Times reporter Michelle Goldberg notes the “well-documented resurgence of occultism among millennials.” In investigating this, she visited a “fashionable occult boutique” in Brooklyn, attending a presentation on witchcraft by an individual called Dakota Bracciale: Bracciale, who uses the gender-neutral pronouns they and them, grew up in an evangelical household — somewhere “between ‘Jesus Camp’ and snake handlers” — and said that the new atheism of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens had a profound effect on their generation. But atheism wasn’t enough, said Bracciale: “It left this huge vacuum, and that vacuum had to be filled with something.” This is a...
  • Liberal NY Times Columnist: “I Believe Juanita” Broaddrick

    11/14/2017 5:44:04 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 43 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A liberal New York Times columnist has written that she believes Juanita Broaddrick’s allegation that Bill Clinton raped her. The headline of Michelle Goldberg’s current New York Times column is “I believe Juanita.” Goldberg explains: “Of the Clinton accusers, the one who haunts me is Broaddrick . . . Put simply, I believe her.” Adds Goldberg, “it’s fair to conclude that because of Broaddrick’s allegations, Bill Clinton no longer has a place in decent society.” Get the rest of the story here.
  • Slate Columnist: Trump Will Turn America Into ‘Racist Police State’

    12/11/2016 3:51:00 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 79 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Guess the Chris Hayes contingent missed the memo from President Obama about giving Trump a chance . . . The topic on Hayes’ MSNBC show last night was Trump’s thank-you tour of states that had supported him. Hayes kicked things off by making a thinly-veiled Hitler allusion, saying the Trump rallies feel “not that far from rallies for the ‘leader,’ which don’t have a great history in politics across the world.” Slate columnist Michelle Goldberg was not so coy, coming right out and claiming that Trump is “going to turn our country into a racist police state.” Not to be...
  • Man, Bill Clinton Is An Idiot

    07/01/2016 5:59:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | July 1, 2016 | Ryan Grim, Washington bureau chief
    Back in April, Slate’s Michelle Goldberg offered the Hillary Clinton campaign some sage advice: “Fire Bill Clinton.” The Clinton campaign declined to take her suggestion, but perhaps they should give it another look. Bill Clinton is one of the most talented politicians of the past century, but his supposedly infallible skills continue to fail him when put in the service of someone other than himself. On Monday, Clinton was on a tarmac in Phoenix when he learned that the attorney general, Loretta Lynch, would soon be on the same tarmac. He delayed his flight so he could try to meet...
  • Chris Hayes Guest: Anthony Weiner Got 'Bum Rap'

    04/02/2013 6:35:56 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Married congressman texts pics of his private parts to other women but brazenly denies it. How would you characterize the fact that he was eventually forced to resign? If "bum rap" springs to mind, you are on the same wavelength as Michelle Goldberg of Newsweek—and probably should seek immediate professional help. Goldberg's assertion, made on day deux of Chris Hayes's new MSNBC show, was even too much for David Axelrod. View the video here.
  • Michelle Goldberg on the Ann Romney Hitler Tempest (...her very qualified apology)

    05/15/2012 9:23:17 AM PDT · by kristinn · 23 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Monday, May 14, 2012 | Michelle Goldberg
    A stray cable comment triggers an Internet firestorm. Michelle Goldberg on the Ann Romney tempest—and her very qualified apology.SNIPHere’s what happened. On Sunday, I appeared on a Mother’s Day edition of Up With Chris Hayes, a weekend morning talk show, along with Katie Roiphe, Eve Ensler, and Jamila Bey.SNIP One of the show’s topics was the saccharine op-ed that Ann Romney published in USA Today, “Three seasons of motherhood.” The main point I wanted to make about it is that our society offers mothers a deal: what we don’t give them in tangible support, we make up for insipid paeans.SNIP...
  • MSNBC Guest Calls Ann Romney 'Insufferable', Her Mother's Day Op-Ed 'Creepy'

    05/13/2012 7:41:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 38 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Snark on, Michelle! On the MSNBC show "Up With Chris Hayes" this morning, feminist author Michelle Goldberg attacked Ann Romney as "insufferable" and derided a phrase in Ann's op-ed on the subject of motherhood as "creepy." Goldberg's "insufferable" shot drew approving laughter from the all-feminist panel. And surely the attacks on the Romneys for their traditional family values will play well with a certain segment of the electorate. The problem for President Obama: that segment is one that is already almost entirely in his camp. But these sort of mean-spirited attacks are likely to alienate the very voters in the...
  • Did Michele Bachmann "raise" 23 foster kids?

    06/18/2011 7:39:04 PM PDT · by Hawk720 · 70 replies
    CBSNews.com ^ | 06/18/2011 | Brian Montopoli
    After her speech at the Republican Leadership Conference, I asked GOP presidential candidate and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann about her repeated claims that she has "raised" 23 foster children, a comment she reiterated in an interview with CNN following her speech. Writing in the Daily Beast this week, Michelle Goldberg quoted Kris Harvieux, who worked as a senior social worker in the foster care system in Bachmann's county, who said at least some of Bachmann's placements were likely short term. "Some of them you have for a week. Some of them you have for three years, some you have for...
  • THE THEOCONS ARE COMING! ... Mark Steyn

    11/24/2006 9:17:01 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 74 replies · 3,710+ views
    Steyn Online ^ | 27 Nov 2006 | Mark Steyn
    More and more, I wonder whether lefties mean it, any of it. Take Rosie O’Donnell. The other day, one of her co-hosts on “The View” was musing on current events and opined, “If you take radical Islam and you want to talk about what is going on there you have to…” And at this point Rosie interrupted. “One second. Radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam in a country like America where we have a separation of church and state.” Does she really believe that? That “radical Christianity” is “just as threatening” as “radical Islam”? These terms are...