Josh Barro http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22313/all en NYT Writer Defends Gruber on MSNBC; Voter Expectations on Health Care Are ‘Completely Incoherent’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nyt-writer-defends-gruber-msnbc-voter-expectations-health-care-are-completely-incoherent <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>During a discussion on MSNBC’s&nbsp;<em>The Cycle&nbsp;</em>about the disparaging comments ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/pj-gladnick/2014/11/08/jonathan-gruber-remains-mia-obamacare-returns-supreme-court" target="_blank" href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/pj-gladnick/2014/11/08/jonathan-gruber-remains-mia-obamacare-returns-supreme-court">made</a>&nbsp;about the law’s passage and the<strong>&nbsp;“stupidity”</strong>&nbsp;of voters,&nbsp;<em>New York Times&nbsp;</em>writer and substitute <em>Cycle</em> co-host Josh Barro sought </p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nyt-writer-defends-gruber-msnbc-voter-expectations-health-care-are-completely-incoherent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abby Huntsman cycle Jonathan Gruber Josh Barro Krystal Ball Luke Russert MSNBC obamacare Obamacare impact Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:26:24 +0000 curtis.houck 47620 at http://www.mrc.org Vanden Heuvel: ‘Rising American Electorate’ Uneasy When Dems Dissed Obama Before Midterms http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/vanden-heuvel-rising-american-electorate-uneasy-when-dems-dissed-obama-midterms <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/curtis-houck">Curtis Houck</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>During MSNBC’s <em>All In with Chris Hayes</em>, the show’s panel fretted over the droves of Democrats that ran campaigns against President Barack Obama in the midterm elections (instead of embracing him) and that led<em> The Nation</em>’s Katrina vanden Heuvel to wonder if such a tactic affected turnout among certain demographics due to <strong>“the dissing of a President.”</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Curtis Houck is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@curtishouck" target="_blank">Follow Curtis Houck on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/vanden-heuvel-rising-american-electorate-uneasy-when-dems-dissed-obama-midterms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2014 Congressional 2014 midterms African-Americans All In Barack Obama Chris Hayes Josh Barro Katrina vanden Heuvel Millenials MSNBC President Barack Obama President Obama The Nation Thu, 06 Nov 2014 03:44:42 +0000 curtis.houck 47552 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Favorite, NYT Reporter Josh Barro: ‘We Need To Stamp [Anti-LGBT] Attitudes Out Ruthlessly’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-favorite-nyt-reporter-josh-barro-we-need-stamp-anti-lgbt-attitudes-out-ruthlessly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Another tolerant man of the left. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Last night on Twitter, Josh Barro, the openly gay, neo-conservative political editor for Business Insider, <a href="http://newsbusters.org/people-and-organizations/josh-barro">MSNBC regular</a>, and columnist for Bloomberg and reporter for the New York Times went on a tirade against “anti-LGBT” people, calling on the public to shame them, and stamp out their views “ruthlessly.” <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/Barro.jpg" style="vertical-align: middle;" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-favorite-nyt-reporter-josh-barro-we-need-stamp-anti-lgbt-attitudes-out-ruthlessly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Politics gay agenda Josh Barro Twitter Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:31:21 +0000 mike.ciandella 46770 at http://www.mrc.org Left Swoons for Loony ‘Magic Coin’ Plan http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-swoons-loony-magic-coin-plan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Campaign in full swing to have Treasury invent trillion-dollar denomination to stave off spending cuts. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The left must think Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is a magician, since they think funds to evade the debt ceiling can be conjured up in the form of a platinum coin. <br /><br />The left-wing blogosphere has been promoting a loony idea to prevent the GOP from being able to cut spending in debt ceiling negotiations. The idea has gained traction with a Bloomberg News contributor and well-known liberal economist Paul Krugman, and being heavily promoted by sites like Huffington Post. So many people are talking about it that it has a Twitter hashtag: #mintthecoin.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-swoons-loony-magic-coin-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Media CNN coin Fed Fox News huffington post Joe Weisenthal Josh Barro Kevin Drum mint the coin minthecoin MSNBC Paul Krugman platinum Ralph Benko spending cuts Tim Geithner Time Magazine treasury trillion dollar coin Washington Post Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:18:23 +0000 julia.seymour 42185 at http://www.mrc.org