September 23, 2020

PJ Media’s Stephen Green does a news round-up that he calls the “Insanity Wrap,” and today’s outdoes itself for craziness.

One of the stories is especially worth noting because it shows us how the media are already gearing up to attack any Trump nominee for Supreme Court on any pretext, no matter how flimsy (shades of Brett Kavanaugh!) Newsweek ran a lengthy article about Trump short-lister Amy Coney Barrett, implying that her particular Charismatic Catholic religious sect was the inspiration for the ridiculous leftist horror-fantasy, “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

Only at the end of the article did they add a postscript/correction noting that author Margaret Atwood never mentioned the group as an inspiration for the book, and that a New Yorker profile mentioned a news clipping that was part of her research, but it was about a different religious group. It ends, “Newsweek regrets the error.”

But apparently not enough to remove the lengthy article promoting the (way-at-the-end) admitted total falsehood of its premise. Welcome to the serious and solemn “Supreme Court vetting process” of 2020.

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  • Sandra Sheppard

    09/23/2020 01:03 PM

    Good citizens must not cave to the angry mob. You can not appease them with silence. They are further emboldened.

  • Nancy Streit

    09/23/2020 12:06 PM

    Such deception.

  • Gloria Grace Prosper

    09/23/2020 10:58 AM

    Insanity, Inc. I pity all the people who actually swallow all the excrement that the Left exudes.

  • james randolph

    09/23/2020 09:43 AM

    RUSH LIMBAUGH said it best (my paraphrase) ...
    Since the full Senate has to vote anyway, just skip the Judiciary committee.
    The nominees have already been vetted for federal benches ...
    REMOVE the cameras. REMOVE the posturing and pontificating, and blustering.
    REMOVE the "I reclaim my time" fiasco ...
    VOTE and DONE.