NYT, NYMag, WaPo, TIME Agree: Joe Stack Was One Crazy Teabagger!


Subject: NY times first MSM’er to make the “Tea Bag” connection

They had to stretch back 20 years to do it, but their crack researchers came thru in a pinch.

“In April 1990, a firebomb packed with a tea bag — a reference to the Boston Tea Party — and addressed to the I.R.S. was placed in the mail in Royal Oak, Mich. It exploded, injuring a postal worker.”

And while they appear to make it look like it’s all about anti-government and anti-IRS, they fail to mention his anti-Catholicism, anti-Bushism, anti-capitalism and pro-communism

Read more: National Review


February 19, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Gone are the days of actual reporting. Now we have the media trying to make 1 + 1 to equal 3.

    From the article:

    NY Mag piles on

    “In fact, a lot of his rhetoric could have been taken directly from a handwritten sign at a tea party rally.”

    WaPo’s Capehart chimes in…

    “But after reading his 34-paragraph screed, I am struck by how his alienation is similar to that we’re hearing from the extreme elements of the Tea Party movement.”

    Then Time slips this one in not so subtly:

    “Toward the end of what appears to be his final note, Stack wrote, ‘Well, Mr. Big Brother IRS man, let’s try something different; take my pound of flesh and sleep well.’ (See the making of the Tea Party movement.)”

    The MSM needs to stop editorializing and actually learn to READ THE ACTUAL WORDS.

    Comment by MTR | February 19, 2010 | Reply

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