Politifact California is Stupid…

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…and dishonest. And not transparent. And thin-skinned. (Hat-tip to Politifactbias.com for the original observation that Politifact California is stupid. They can remove the question mark now.) A couple weeks back, I took Politifraud’s California incarnation to task for their failure to correct Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s dishonest mischaracterization of one of their fact checks. I […]

The Gun Laws We Have

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Yesterday, former Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee was sentenced to five years in prison on public corruption charges. (Media bias note: The Associated Press story does not identify Yee as a Democrat.) Yee made a name for himself as a legislator in a couple of ways. Video gaming sites noted that the legislator gained some notoriety […]

Media bias illustrated

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Over the weekend, the Associated Press once again demonstrated that 99 percent of journalists (visual and otherwise) give the other 1 percent a bad name. Photographer Charlie Neibergall and, one would presume a photo editor, sent a series of photos like this one over the AP wire. This from the same AP that regularly transmitted […]