Tag: Stephanie Ruhl
America’s Having An Ideological Argument, NOT A Political One
The GOP’s hate for democracy stands on one tectonic plate. Our love for it stands on another. America’s differences are ideological not political.
America Is Divided But The MAJORITY Of Americans Were Not Divided About Donald Trump
Chicken Little — journalism degree in hand — dashes hither and thither squawking “the sky is falling!” or, as he now puts it, “America is hopelessly divided! What are we all to do?” Shhhh, calm down, Chicken Little. Stop believing your own hype. Stop believing that “both sides do it”. They don’t. That brand of…
Telling Trump-Russia From Trump’s Point Of View Is As Dumb As Telling A James Bond Movie From Blofeld’s Point Of View
Every time a journalist on the TV frames the chaos we’re living through from Donald Trump’s point of view, I want to scream. And I often do. If you ask a liar if he’s lying and the liar lies (says “no, I’m not lying”), are you doing anyone any favors by telling their story without…
Dear Stephanie Ruhl: FFS, Hon – Stop Giving Our Lying Scumbag POTUS The Benefit Of The Doubt!
Hey, Steph – sorry to call you out like this but today you said & something so egregious that it demanded comment. Frankly, this applies to lots of your fellow journalists; they need to listen up, too. You’re a talented financial journalist, Stephanie. Your bona fides there are top notch. But when you wade into…
Why Our Main Stream News Media Sucks – “Benefit Of The Doubt” Edition
The most frustrating words to tumble from any reporter’s mouth is “Yeah, but what if…?” because what always follows is that reporter giving someone or something the benefit of the doubt it almost assuredly doesn’t deserve. MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhl is a talented financial reporter. But her great still set constantly gets compromised by an incessant…