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Taxes

Reporter Dubiously Claims Buffett Tax Hikes Would Raise Revenues, Falsely Claims Taxes at Historic Low

Wishful thinking by reporter David Kocieniewski: "But with the prospect of severe spending cuts and another round of bitter deficit negotiations in Washington, proposals like [Warren] Buffett's ...

Food Columnist Bittman Finds Enthusiastic Reception for Taxing Junk Food on MSNBC's 'Dylan Ratigan'

New York Times food writer and junk food sin-tax advocate Mark Bittman took to the August 2 edition of MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan show as part of his promotional tour for Bad Food? Tax It. He found a ...

David Leonhardt: All True 'Fiscal Conservatives' Support Tax Increases

David Leonhardt pens his last economics column before becoming Washington bureau chief, and encapsulates his liberal conventional wisdom: "We know that the federal government has promised more ...

Tax-Loving, Obama-Defending Writer David Leonhardt Rises to Washington Bureau Chief

Leonhardt, the Times' chief economics writer, has insisted on "the upside of paying more taxes' and has twice claimed the big-spending Obama was in fact a "fiscal conservative." Three months ago ...

The Times' Main Economics Writer Pushes a Familiar Budget Solution: Tax Hikes

You'll never guess what the paper's chief economics writer David Leonhardt thinks would be a good solution to the debt ceiling/budget crisis. Or maybe you will: "In the end, the most likely tax ...

Meet Barack Obama, Newly Minted Budget Hero

Suddenly, Barack Obama is a budgetary hero and Republicans are the timid ones. The opening to Mark Landler's front-page story: "President Obama tried on Sunday to revive the chances for a sweeping ...

Media Leave Out Economists from Stories on Debt Crisis 'Calamity'

In two weeks of news reports, only two economists were included by broadcast networks.

CNN Money Blames Budget Deficit on Tax Cuts

'Tax Cuts Push Deficit to New Milestone' story ignores massive spending of the Obama administration.

Nagourney Praises Gov. Moonbeam's 'Mental Acuity' and 'Command of Facts'

Adam Nagourney on California Gov. Jerry Brown: "[He] proceeded to answer the reporters' questions with a display of self-confident humor and a command of facts, history and language that befits a ...

Rising Gas Prices, Historic Deficits Mean Advantage: Democrats? So Says Hulse

Reporter Carl Hulse somehow finds Democratic advantage in rising gas prices and the exploding deficit: "Senior Democrats believe that tying [high gas prices and rising deficits] will put pressure ...
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