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Kayleigh McEnany’s media jujitsu

10 May 2020 3:42 am

Kayleigh McEnany, President Trump’s new White House press secretary, has breathed new life into the briefing room and already proven…

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Why was early coronavirus coverage so lazy? The media’s insatiable thirst for political correctness

29 March 2020 7:08 am

When the media views its entire mission through a lens of meting out social justice while presenting itself as the…

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The Democratic civil war has been a long time coming

4 March 2020 3:07 am

Bernie Sanders has had an unlikely ally during the 2020 Democratic nomination race: Donald Trump. The president has repeatedly insisted…

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Why John Bolton won’t win his war on Trump

29 January 2020 12:56 am

The first sentence of the New York Times report on John Bolton’s tell-all memoir about his time in the Trump…

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A hostile media helps Donald Trump

24 January 2020 7:50 am

The news media of the late 1700s and early 1800s consisted almost entirely of partisan political operations. Ron Chernow, the biographer…

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In Apprentice-Style Special, New York Times Endorses Trump for President

21 January 2020 8:15 am

In the New York Times’s latest self-centered Hulu special, the op-ed board invited Democratic primary candidate after candidate into their lavish…

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The farce of the ‘Anonymous’ Trump official

28 November 2019 1:24 am

Remember ‘Anonymous’? He — or, of course, she (or ‘zhe’ or ‘they’, etc.) — was the person who, back in…

Why catastrophising is my idea of a good time

14 April 2018 9:00 am

When, on a test of general knowledge, the highly educated score far worse than chimpanzees, university degrees may be overrated…

Did criticism kill John Keats? Sketch by Joseph Severn of the poet in his last illness

Aphorisms and the arts: from Aristotle to Oscar Wilde

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The author of this jam-packed treasure trove has been a film critic at the New York Times since 2000 and…

Taki: the wisdom of 12-year-olds

7 December 2013 9:00 am

 New York I’m in an extremely happy state as I write this because a young Englishman flew over the ocean…