Miles Mathis, Despinning Tucker Carlson

Miles Mathis  [Editor’s note: I am a huge fan of Tucker Carlson, but also of Miles Mathis. So I share this without implying that I agree with everything he has to say about Tucker, whom I esteem. But, agree or disagree, Miles is always worth reading.] I will start off by pointing out that I published 17 articles last month, 13 of them written by yours truly. That’s more than three a week. Some of them weren’t very long, but I believe it was a personal best. To pre-empt some…

Matt Taibbi, Baghdadi Story Reveals Divided – and Broken – News Media

By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone America received two almost completely different versions of the story of al-Baghdadi’s pursuit and suicide. If you have two sets of news media, you have none wo sets of headlines over the weekend described the suicide of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. From the Washington Post Sunday morning: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State, dies at 48 The Post has since rewritten that, though the description of an “austere religious scholar with wire-rimmed glasses” remains in the lead paragraph. Meanwhile, the headline on Foxnews.com: Al-Baghdadi kill:…