Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

Murdoch Scion Quits News Corp Board Of Directors

Reuters reports: James Murdoch resigned from the board of News Corp on Friday, citing disagreements over editorial content at the company founded by his father, conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The company owns The Wall Street Journal, known for its conservative editorial page, and Rupert Murdoch has counseled world leaders, espousing his philosophy, but son James over the years has …

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Biden +11 Over Trump In New WSJ/NBC National Poll

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden’s lead over President Trump reached double-digits this month as Mr. Trump’s approval rating declined amid widespread disagreement with his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Less than four months before the election, 51% said they would vote for Mr. Biden if the …

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WSJ: Trump’s Default Is “Defensive Self-Congratulation”

From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: Lately he has all but given up even talking about the pandemic when he might offer realism and hope about the road ahead even as the country reopens. His default now is defensive self-congratulation. The country also wants firm but empathetic leadership after the death of George Floyd, but Mr. Trump …

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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: The President Is “Debasing His Office” With Scarborough Murder Smear

Business Insider reports: The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board publicly condemned Trump for pushing the conspiracy theory in a column on Tuesday, saying his comments about Scarborough are “nasty stuff” and “ugly even for him.” “Mr. Trump always hits back at critics, and Mr. Scarborough has called the President mentally ill, among other things. But suggesting that the talk-show host …

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WSJ Board Blasts “Political” Suspension Of Immigration

The Hill reports: The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board blasted President Trump’s decision to suspend immigration, saying it “looks like a political distraction.” “The order’s details haven’t been disclosed, but this looks like a political distraction that could become a major restraint on economic growth if it lasts for any length of time,” wrote the editorial board in its column …

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WSJ Board Trashes Trump’s “Boring, Wasted” Briefings

From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Trump seems to have concluded that the briefings could be a showcase for him. Perhaps they substitute in his mind for the campaign rallies he can no longer hold because of the risks. Perhaps he resented the media adulation that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been receiving for his …

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WSJ Editorial Board: Trump Is “Too Inept” To Impeach

Mediaite reports: The Wall Street Journal editorial board made the argument that even if President Donald Trump sought a quid pro quo with Ukraine, he shouldn’t be impeached because he was “too inept” to make it happen. The newest op-ed from the Journal’s editorial board acknowledges that Trump’s defenses have taken a hit now that the testimony from top Ukraine …

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WSJ Editors Warn Trump: One Day President Elizabeth Warren Might Declare An Income Inequality Emergency

From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: With Democrats in Congress refusing to appropriate $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Trump now says he may declare a national emergency. He’s probably right that he has the legal authority, but it would set a bad precedent that conservatives who believe in the separation of powers could live to …

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Wall Street Journal Blasted For “Rape Joke” Headline

Vox reports: “Susan Collins Consents” reads the headline of the editorial, which WSJ published on Friday evening after Collins on the Senate floor announced she would indeed vote for Kavanaugh after weeks of deliberation. The text of the editorial makes clear that the “consent” reference is actually tied to the Senate’s role in providing “advice and consent” to the president …

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Kavanaugh Pens Op-Ed: Maybe I Was Too Emotional

Last night Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh published an unprecedented op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. An excerpt: I testified before the Judiciary Committee last Thursday to defend my family, my good name and my lifetime of public service. My hearing testimony was forceful and passionate. That is because I forcefully and passionately denied the allegation against me. At times, …

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WSJ Editors Savage Trump’s “National Embarrassment”

From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: Details from the private Trump-Putin talks in Helsinki will spill out in coming days, but Monday’s joint press conference was a personal and national embarrassment. On stage with the dictator whose election meddling has done so much harm to his Presidency, Mr. Trump couldn’t even bring himself to say he believed …

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Trump Attacks “Fake News” Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post reports: President Trump claimed Sunday that the Wall Street Journal deliberately misquoted him as saying he probably has a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The White House is disputing the newspaper’s story from an interview last week in which Trump claimed some success in countering the nuclear threat from North Korea and said …

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Wall Street Journal Editorial: Trump Must Fire Steve Bannon Over Breitbart’s Attacks On H.R. McMaster

Raw Story reports: The right-wing Wall Street Journal editorial board on Wednesday called out top White House political strategist Steve Bannon for allegedly coordinating a series of attacks on National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. In particular, the editorial accused Bannon of pushing out a series of stories to his former publication, Breitbart News, that accused McMaster of being “insufficiently pro-Israel …

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WSJ To Trump: Loose Lips Sink Presidencies

The Wall Street Journal is behind a paywall so here’s CNN’s account of today’s editorial: It’s not just liberal critics taking President Trump to task for his latest crisis. The conservative Wall Street Journal pleaded with the embattled president Wednesday to get his act together. In an editorial titled “Loose Lips Sink Presidencies,” the Journal recounted the administration’s most recent …

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Wall Street Journal Blasts “Fake President” Trump: He Clings To His Lies Like A Drunk To An Empty Gin Bottle

WHOA. From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: If President Trump announces that North Korea launched a missile that landed within 100 miles of Hawaii, would most Americans believe him? Would the rest of the world? We’re not sure, which speaks to the damage that Mr. Trump is doing to his Presidency with his seemingly endless stream of …

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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board To Trump: Shape Up Or Surrender Your Nomination To Mike Pence

From the Wall Street Journal editorial board: Mr. Trump has alienated his party and he isn’t running a competent campaign. Mrs. Clinton is the second most unpopular presidential nominee in history—after Mr. Trump. But rather than reassure voters and try to repair his image, the New Yorker has spent the last three weeks giving his critics more ammunition. Even with …

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Trump Issues Warning To Wall Street Journal

Whatever the Wall Street Journal is doing, they better STOP doing it right now. Or else Donald Trump is going to do something and those WSJ commies will know that something has been DONE, by golly!

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