Category Archives: Howard Kurtz

From abortion to immigration, endless battles that lead nowhere

Washington is now the home of gridlock on steroids. Continue reading

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Why Trump’s constant attacks on Biden are helping the former VP

There may be 22 Democratic candidates, but the Republican candidate — and therefore the media — are increasingly focused on just one. Continue reading

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New probe of the FBI: Long overdue or Trump’s payback?

It’s not hard to conjure an image of a general surviving a military coup and then ordering the plotters jailed. Continue reading

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Beto, Kamala plotting a media ‘reintroduction’ as Biden surges

When you’re relaunching, you’re losing. Continue reading

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‘Crisis’ mode: Can Trump bait the Democrats into impeaching him?

Trump would be happy to spend 2020 running against overzealous Democrats, Mueller and the media. Continue reading

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Is it huge news that Trump once lost money and took tax writeoffs?

The New York Times says much about Trump’s finances, but doesn’t say that he broke the law. Continue reading

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Kamala Harris says media favor white males as strongest in 2020

After months of coverage about what a weak candidate Biden would be, he’s totally upended the race. Continue reading

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Mueller obsession going strong as media, Trump keep pounding away

The longest running political show of the Trump era still airs without interruption. Continue reading

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Tale of two Dems: Mayor Pete gets cover status, Biden gets whacked

While Biden is obviously a war horse, Buttigieg is the epitome of the kind of fresh face who fascinates the press. Continue reading

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Leaked Mueller letter leads to Barr grilling in hyperpartisan hearing

One of Mueller’s allies clearly wanted to turn up the heat before Barr’s testimony. Continue reading

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Media that dismissed Biden now see him as clear front-runner

After kicking around Joe Biden for weeks, the pundits are slapping their foreheads in amazement. Continue reading

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Democrats struggling for pocketbook message as roaring economy helps Trump

The economy is on fire right now, and that could be a major boost to President Trump’s reelection chances. Continue reading

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Why the media are convinced Joe Biden will implode

Much of the press is acting like the former vice president is an old codger and it’s just a matter of time before he keels over politically. Continue reading

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Trump vows to defy Hill subpoenas, but will the public care?

Will average voters share Democrats’ view that constitutional principles and the separation of powers are on the line? Continue reading

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Liberals now pushing impeachment as a scarlet letter

There’s renewed impeachment chatter on the airwaves. Continue reading

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New York Times says white maleness may be a 2020 albatross

What’s behind the notion that nominating anyone who’s not a minority or a woman is insufficiently woke? Continue reading

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Biden defended by insiders, trashed by outsiders, depending on their politics

The Joe Biden imbroglio reveals a great deal about the media’s subjective standards. Continue reading

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Why Trump abandoned his plan to replace ObamaCare

President Trump collided with political reality this week, and reality won. Continue reading

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Joe Biden’s real problem: Lefty complaints he’s not liberal enough

Barack Obama’s vice president is not liberal enough for the liberal precincts of the media. Continue reading

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