Tag: Washington Post

Few Are Inspired to Follow America’s Lead on Iran

Nearly 30 years ago, the United States used its diplomatic clout to persuade Israel and its Arab neighbors to meet publicly for the first time, at the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference, which opened the door to greater Arab acceptance of Israel. On Wednesday and Thursday, leaders of Israel and Arab […]

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Jeff Bezos’ Extortion Claim Said to Be Under Review by Prosecutors

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the owner of The Washington Post, did not become the world’s richest man by refusing to do what it takes to win. And now that he finds himself in a mud fight with the supermarket tabloid that exposed his extramarital affair, he is […]

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Tensions Over Political Resistance to Amazon Boil Over in New York

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday ratcheted up the pressure on political opponents of a deal to bring Amazon to New York City, warning that they would face the wrath of voters if the […]

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Jeff Bezos vs. The National Enquirer: How a Tabloid Tale Escalated, and Exploded

A surprise divorce announcement by the world’s richest man, steamy texts, a private investigation, claims of blackmail — and a suspicion that politics are behind it all. These aren’t plot points in a movie coming soon to Amazon Prime. They’re the increasingly surprising events swirling around Jeff Bezos, the Amazon […]

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Complexifier, Mr. Bezos? It Is a Real Word, Just Not in English.

You’re the world’s richest man, you are making public allegations of blackmail and extortion and mentioning photos of your “semi-erect manhood.” You can probably use any language you choose. But “complexifier”? Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, threw that multisyllabic hand grenade into his 2,100 word-blog post as he described […]

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Jeff Bezos Blames Trump for National Enquirer Allegedly Threatening to Publish ‘Intimate Photos’

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos appeared to blame President Trump for the National Enquirer leaking private messages and allegedly threatening to publish his “intimate photos.” In a blog post, Thursday, Bezos claimed National Enquirer publisher David Pecker had threatened to publish “intimate photos” of him, and insinuated President Trump was part of the […]

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Bezos’ Security Chief Is a Guardian to the Stars

Gavin de Becker, Jeff Bezos’ longtime security chief, may run his own consulting firm, write books, operate a private luxury terminal at Los Angeles International Airport and develop threat-assessment tools. But he is really selling only one thing: peace of mind. For more than four decades, Mr. de Becker, 64, […]

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Excerpts From Jeff Bezos’ Blog Post Accusing National Enquirer of Blackmail

Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon and the richest man in the world, published an extraordinarily personal blog post on Thursday that accused the owner of The National Enquirer of trying to blackmail him in order to stop an investigation into how the tabloid had obtained private messages and […]

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Nolte: The Media’s 9 Worst ‘Fact Checks’ of Trump’s State of the Union

The establishment media fact checkers had it pretty tough Tuesday night. To begin with, they went into the State of the Union knowing they no longer have any credibility with the public, and they came out of it forced to lie or pound out a series of tedious nit-picks. Or, in the case of the […]

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Washington Post ‘Fact Check’ Parses Whether Migrant Women ‘Sexually Abused’ or ‘Assaulted’ by Traffickers

The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler fired off a “fact check” during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, parsing whether migrant women were “sexually abused” or “assaulted” while traveling through Mexico to the United States with human traffickers. In his remarks, the president appeared to cite a May 2017 report via Doctors Without Borders, which says: “1 in 3 […]

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Report: Ralph Northam’s Abortion Comments Prompted Classmate to Reveal Racist Photo

A former classmate of Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) is believed to have tipped off the press about his racist yearbook photo in response to the embattled Virginia Democrat’s extreme remarks about proposed legislation that would allow fourth-trimester abortions, according to a report. The controversy surrounding the bill began with a push from Virginia Democrats to lift restrictions […]

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Nolte: WaPo Spends $5.2M on Vanity Ad in Wake of 1,200 Media Layoffs

After some 1,200 people lost their media jobs last week, the far-left Washington Post spent $5.2 million to run a vanity ad during the Super Bowl. You have to watch the Post ad to understand just how vacuous it is. What we have here is the highest form of propaganda narrated by a Big Movie Star (Tom Hanks), produced […]

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Watch: Washington Post Airs Super Bowl Ad Honoring Itself, Other Media

During a commercial break late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams, The Washington Post aired a one-minute commercial narrated by actor Tom Hanks touting the role of journalists. “When we go off to war, when we exercise our rights, when we soar […]

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Flashback: Ralph Northam Decried Ed Gillespie’s ‘Racist Rhetoric and Fearmongering’

Then Virginia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam decried Republican nominee Ed Gillespie’s “racist rhetoric and fearmongering” in October 2017. In October, Northam attacked Republican nominee Ed Gillespie over his television and radio ads attacking sanctuary cities and MS-13. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Gillespie’s ads hurt Richmond, Virginia, Latinos, including Alfredo Martinez, who comes from Mexico. Northam […]

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U.N. Execution Expert Will Investigate Khashoggi Killing

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — An expert from the United Nations human rights office will look into the death of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist killed in October by Saudi agents, the agency said on Friday. Agnès Callamard, the special rapporteur for extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, […]

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Exclusive – Donald Trump Jr.: Covington Catholic Hoax Shows Who the Real Target of Fake News Truly Is

America just got its best look ever at the true face of “fake news” when journalists set their sights on a group of teenagers from Kentucky. The story of the great Covington Catholic High School hoax came hot on the heels of another fake news scandal. Just days before, Buzzfeed News printed an anonymously-sourced story […]

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Report: Jared Kushner Cautions Trump Against Declaring National Emergency

White House adviser Jared Kushner is urging President Trump not to declare a national emergency at the United States-Mexico border that would allow the administration to take steps to build a wall to stop soaring illegal immigration and a deadly inflow of drug trafficking. Kushner has “cautioned against” Trump declaring a national emergency at the […]

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Nathan Phillips Tried to Disrupt Catholic Mass by Chanting, Beating Drum

A group of Native American activists, led by native elder Nathan Phillips, allegedly tried to enter a Catholic church in Washington, DC, on Saturday while chanting and banging on their drums. Nathan Phillips, along with about twenty other activists, tried to disrupt a January 19th evening Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of […]

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Washington Post Correction: Nathan Phillips ‘Was Never Deployed to Vietnam’

The Washington Post has walked back claims about the military record of Nathan Phillips, the Native American activist at the center of a national controversy captured on video at Friday’s Woman’s March in Washington, D.C. In a January 20 report titled — “‘It was getting ugly’: Native American drummer speaks on his encounter with MAGA-hat-wearing teens” — the Post‘s Cleve […]

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Nolte: Four Massive Media Hoaxes in First Three Weeks of 2019

We are only three weeks into 2019, a mere 22 days, and already the establishment media have hit us with four massive hoaxes, four flaming piles of fake news. Led primarily by CNN, the Washington Post, BuzzFeed, NBC News, and the New York Times — the same media that have spent two years crybabying about being […]

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Nonfiction: Jill Abramson’s Book Charts Journalism’s Stormy Seas, With Some Personal Regrets and Score-Settling

MERCHANTS OF TRUTH The Business of News and the Fight for Facts By Jill Abramson 534 pp. Simon & Schuster. $30. In the early spring of 2014, A. G. Sulzberger, then an editor on the metro desk of The New York Times, handed Jill Abramson, the executive editor, a copy […]

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Mediator: No Coincidence Here: Trump’s Bezos Attack Was a Valentine to The Enquirer

Even by the tweeting habits of the 45th president of the United States, it was a puzzler. Until you examined it. Then it started to make sense. A Twitter post on Sunday night showed Mr. Trump — in the middle of the longest federal government shutdown in American history — […]

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