Assassination http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/263/all en NYT Ignores Leftist Website Connection to FRC Shooter, Yet Suggested Palin Map Inspired Jared Loughner to Kill http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nyt-ignores-leftist-website-connection-frc-shooter-yet-suggested-palin-map-inspired-jared <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Floyd Corkins Jr. pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian lobbying group fighting against gay marriage, on August 15 last year.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nyt-ignores-leftist-website-connection-frc-shooter-yet-suggested-palin-map-inspired-jared" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Assassination Bias by Omission Chick-fil-A Crime Double Standards Family Research Council Floyd Corkins Jr. Jared Loughner Sarah Palin Southern Poverty Law Center Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:01:56 +0000 clay.waters 42552 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Ignores Leftist Website Connection to FRC Shooter, Yet Suggested Palin Map Inspired Jared Loughner to Kill http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-ignores-leftist-website-connection-frc-shooter-yet-suggested-palin-map-inspired-jared-l <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Floyd Corkins Jr. pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian lobbying group fighting against gay marriage, on August 15 last year. Corkins was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches at the time – the restaurant chain noteworthy for its public, Christian-based opposition to gay marriage – and intended to rub the sandwiches in his victims' faces.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/SPLC_hate_map.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="228" width="313" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-ignores-leftist-website-connection-frc-shooter-yet-suggested-palin-map-inspired-jared-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Assassination Bias by Omission Chick-fil-A Crime Double Standards Family Research Council Floyd Corkins Jr. Jared Loughner Sarah Palin Southern Poverty Law Center Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:09:24 +0000 clay.waters 42547 at http://www.mrc.org Two Times Columnists Call for Gun Control on Same Day http://www.mrc.org/articles/two-times-columnists-call-gun-control-same-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gail Collins admitted her proposal might not work, but wants Congress to prove it can defy the National Rifle Association, while Nicholas Kristof calls for a 28-day waiting period before buying a handgun. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> Two Times columnists, Nicholas Kristof and Gail Collins, took advantage of their Thursday columns to call for more restrictions on gun ownership in the wake of the fatal shootings and assassination attempt in Tucson.<br /><br />Up first was Gail Collins' "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/13/opinion/13collins.html?hp">Obama Brings It Home</a>." After praising Obama for having "saving the magic" of his speech-making "for a time when we really needed it," she offered a concrete proposal that even she admitted might not have stopped the Giffords shooting.<br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/two-times-columnists-call-gun-control-same-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arizona Assassination GabrielleGiffords GailCollins GunControl liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias NicholasKristof TimesWatch Thu, 13 Jan 2011 19:04:00 +0000 admin 82 at http://www.mrc.org Friedman's Hypocrisy on "Far Right" Dangerously Delegitimizing Obama http://www.mrc.org/articles/friedmans-hypocrisy-far-right-dangerously-delegitimizing-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Columnist Thomas Friedman warns that &quot;criticism from the far right has begun tipping over into delegitimation and creating the same kind of climate here that existed in Israel on the eve of the Rabin assassination.&quot; Where was Friedman during the eight years of vitriolic assault from the left on the Bush administration? </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Making a truly odious comparison, columnist Thomas Friedman claimed parallels between the behavior of anti-Obama protestors (who have been quite peaceful) to that of "extreme right-wing settlers" in Israel before the 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. </p><br /> <p>Friedman warned that "criticism from the far right has begun tipping over into delegitimation and creating the same kind of climate here that existed in Israel on the eve of the Rabin assassination." But where was this concern for the presidency when the left worked non-stop to delegitimize George W. Bush?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/friedmans-hypocrisy-far-right-dangerously-delegitimizing-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Assassination BarackObama DoubleStandards NewYorkTimes NYTimes ThomasFriedman TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 30 Sep 2009 18:25:00 +0000 admin 7104 at http://www.mrc.org Bush Plans "Left in Ruins" by Bhutto's Assassination http://www.mrc.org/articles/bush-plans-left-ruins-bhuttos-assassination <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Helene Cooper&#039;s first instinct when something bad happens in Pakistan: See how badly it reflects on Bush. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The assassination of Benazir Bhutto dominated Friday's front page, and accompanying the lead story was a "news analysis" headlined "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/28/world/asia/28policy.html?hp " target="_self">A Serious Blow to U.S. Reconciliation Efforts</a>." (The web headline was far more benign: "Salvaging U.S. Diplomacy Amid Division.") </p><br /> <p>Helene Cooper and Steven Lee Myers reported from Washington.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bush-plans-left-ruins-bhuttos-assassination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Assassination BenazirBhutto Diplomacy GeorgeW.Bush HeleneCooper NewYorkTimes NYTimes Pakistan PervezMusharraf TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 28 Dec 2007 19:21:00 +0000 admin 5920 at http://www.mrc.org Still Nothing on Cheney Death Wishes, but Room for "Vandalism" at Edwards' "Virtual" Campaign HQ http://www.mrc.org/articles/still-nothing-cheney-death-wishes-room-vandalism-edwards-virtual-campaign-hq <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times&#039; political blog (and the newspaper itself) again avoid the Cheney death wishes from the left, while remaining hypersensitive to conservative blog attacks on liberals. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Well, the Times political blog "<a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/02/28/misadventures-in-cyberspace/" target="_self">The</a><a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/02/28/misadventures-in-cyberspace/"> Caucus</a>" has found room for some blog controversy- "vandalism" at a "virtual campaign headquarters" (on something called "<a href="http://secondlife.com/" target="_self">Second</a><a href="http://secondlife.com/"> Life</a>") of Democratic candidate John Edwards, an allegation that is not even directly confirmed by the Times but relies upon a report at Edwards' offici</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/still-nothing-cheney-death-wishes-room-vandalism-edwards-virtual-campaign-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch "TheCaucus" Afghanistan Assassination DickCheney HuffingtonPost NewYorkTimes NYTimes SuicideBombing TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 01 Mar 2007 17:40:00 +0000 admin 5464 at http://www.mrc.org