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NY Times Called Bush’s 2.7% GDP
a ‘Letdown,’ But Obama’s
Lower GDP a ‘Steady Improvement’

Newsbusters, by Brent Baker

Original Article

Posted By:Photoonist, 10/30/2012 10:54:25 PM

The leftist bias of the New York Times beautifully encapsulated in seven words used about a week before two presidential elections. Headline over Saturday’s editorial on the third quarter GDP creeping up to 2.0 percent under Democrat Barack Obama: “Slow but Steady Improvement.” Headline twenty years ago (October 29, 1992) when Republican incumbent George H.W. Bush was in the White House and the third quarter GDP nearly doubled to 2.7 percent: “Gross National Letdown.” FNC’s Bret Baier noted the contrasting spins, speculating in his Tuesday night “Grapevine” segment: “The New York Times seems to be changing with the time when

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I don't think it's proper to call the New York Times a "newspaper" anymore since what they print in hard copy or on the internet isn't actually news. Maybe the should legally be required to change their name to the "New York Agitprop" just to satisfy truth in advertising requirements.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/31/2012 12:14:12 AM     (No. 8975985)

OP's suggestion is good!

This reminds me of one of those "Two Papers in One!" features in the Taranto column.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: veritas, 10/31/2012 1:08:28 AM     (No. 8976029)

The usual suspects -- us -- will no doubt see bias in the-- Oh. Wait. This is a different story.

Maybe they are all really, really biased?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kono, 10/31/2012 2:56:28 AM     (No. 8976066)

And liberal viewers will still argue 'til they're blue in the face that only FoxNews and talk radio are biased. The MSM's increasingly cavalier double-standard, as exemplified by this Times piece, is truly wretch-worthy.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: ratslayer, 10/31/2012 4:15:10 AM     (No. 8976086)

The 2.75% gain was later revised upward to 3.0. 1992 was the fourth best year GDP growth of the 1990s.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/31/2012 4:21:15 AM     (No. 8976087)

A steady improvement is the reduced readership of the NY Times.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Yo-yo, 10/31/2012 7:56:22 AM     (No. 8976270)

The NY Slimes grades Zero on the Affirmative Action curve.

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