Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

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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