NYT Editorial Page Editor Resigns After Blowback For Cotton Op-Ed. Ted Cruz Publishes Scathing Obituary For The Paper.

NYT Editorial Page Editor Resigns After Blowback For Cotton Op-Ed. Ted Cruz Publishes Scathing Obituary For The Paper.

On Sunday, The New York Times announced that their editorial page editor has resigned after blowback erupted because the paper published an op-ed by Arkansas Republican Senator Tom Cotton arguing that the government should “send in the troops” as a last resort in response to the wave of riots and looting that swept the country.

The Times had already issued a statement on Thursday saying that they should have never published Cotton’s op-ed. “We’ve examined the piece and the process leading up to its publication,” a spokesperson said. “This review made clear that a rushed editorial process led to the publication of an Op-Ed that did not meet our standards. As a result, we’re planning to examine both short-term and long-term changes, to include expanding our fact-checking operation and reducing the number of Op-Eds we publish.”

The resignation of the editorial page editor triggered Texas GOP senator Ted Cruz to issue a scathing obituary for the paper.

The publisher for the Times, A.G. Sulzberger, wrote a memo to the the paper’s staff arguing that the Times’ “essential role” requires “fearless engagement with ideas from across the political spectrum, particularly those we disagree with.”

-READ MORE

 Read more at The Daily Wire

Current News

Biden Claims That ‘Unlike’ The Black Community, ‘The Latino Community … Is Incredibly Diverse’

Biden Claims That ‘Unlike’ The Black Community, ‘The Latino Community … Is Incredibly Diverse’

Former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Latino community is typically far more diverse than the black community during an interview that aired Thursday.  Read more

Billionaire media maven Oprah encourages white people to admit that they are racist in bizarre video

Billionaire media maven Oprah encourages white people to admit that they are racist in bizarre video

Huh?  Read more

WaPo Praises China’s Communist Party As ‘Ticket To A Better Future’ For Many Citizens, Forgets To Mention Uighurs

WaPo Praises China’s Communist Party As ‘Ticket To A Better Future’ For Many Citizens, Forgets To Mention Uighurs

The Washington Post touted China’s Communist Party as a way for citizens to better their lives Tuesday – but made no mention of the country’s oppression of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities.  Read more

MSNBC Producer Resigns, Slams Network’s ‘Cancer’: They ‘Block Diversity of Thought,’ ‘Stoke National Division’

MSNBC Producer Resigns, Slams Network’s ‘Cancer’: They ‘Block Diversity of Thought,’ ‘Stoke National Division’

An MSNBC producer who resigned from the network a bit over a week ago wrote a blistering open letter on Monday, explaining why she quit.  Read more

Rubio Unloads On Potential Biden VP Karen Bass: Would Be ‘Highest-Ranking Castro Sympathizer In The History Of The United States Government’

Rubio Unloads On Potential Biden VP Karen Bass: Would Be ‘Highest-Ranking Castro Sympathizer In The History Of The United States Government’

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) blasted Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) after numerous comments and actions from the past surfaced in recent days amid talk she is being considered as Joe Biden’s running mate. The controversy centers on her praise of tyrannical communist dictator Fidel Castro.  Read more

Seattle Police Chief Slams City Council After Activists Target Her Home: ‘You Must Forcefully Call For The End Of These Tactics’

Seattle Police Chief Slams City Council After Activists Target Her Home: ‘You Must Forcefully Call For The End Of These Tactics’

Seattle’s Chief of Police called on Seattle’s City Council to stand up against “mob rule” after “aggressive” activists reportedly targeted her home over the weekend, which scared her neighbors.  Read more