Tag: Daily Beast

Dept of Homeland Security Inspector General Treating Leaks Selectively

Department of Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth, an Obama appointee, is treating the February 24 leak of a draft DHS document central to the separate decisions by two federal judges revoking President Trump’s travel ban on March 15 differently than he did the April 2, 2015 unauthorized leak of private information about Rep. Jason Chaffetz from the employment files of the Secret Service.

Social Media Society, Not Daily Beast, Should be Shamed

A straight reporter who trolled the Olympic Village trying to get hook-ups from gay dating apps is under fire for engaging in what some charge is unethical, if not yellow, journalism. Using apps like Bumble, Grindr, Jack’d and Tinder, Daily Beast reporter Nico Hines arranged numerous hook-ups with closeted gay Olympians and shared the details – with pretty transparent identifiers – in his published article.

An Islamic State group flag is seen in a handout photo released by Bangladeshi police of the house where suspected Islamist extremists were killed in a gun battle with authorities in Dhaka on July 26, 2016

Daily Beast: ISIS Wants a Global Civil War

From the Daily Beast:  From the murder of a French priest to the slaughter of 80 Shia Muslims in Kabul, ISIS has one goal: to get states and the far-right to single out Sunni Muslims and create a spate of

Daily Beast: ‘How Breitbart Unleashes Hate Mobs’ on Trump Critics

Lloyd Grove at the Daily Beast clutches pearls for the victims of mean tweets from Breitbart News fans–the first of whom the site has never mentioned in any negative way. “Seventeen million readers revel in Breitbart News’s Trump-supporting slipstream of angry populism, featuring an anti-immigration, anti-Muslim message,” Grove opens. “Is it stoking up dangerous hatred?”

Exclusive: Immigration Experts Trash Daily Beast Story Blasting Trump Supporters

The story notes that Trump’s wife Melania is expected to join him on the campaign trail and goes on to suggest that Trump supporters might not receive her well because she is an immigrant, attempting to lump legal and illegal immigrants under the same category in order to paint all Trump supporters as collectively “anti-immigrant.”

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Trump’s Ex-Wife Ivana Dismisses Daily Beast Smear Job: ‘Story Is Totally Without Merit’

“I have recently read some comments attributed to me from nearly 30 years ago at a time of very high tension during my divorce from Donald. The story is totally without merit. Donald and I are the best of friends and together have raised three children that we love and are very proud of. I have nothing but fondness for Donald and wish him the best of luck on his campaign. Incidentally, I think he would make an incredible president,” Ivana Trump, Donald’s ex-wife, said in the statement to CNN.

In Cathy Young’s World, Everybody Surrenders

The teaser to Cathy Young’s vicious and dishonest exercise in character assassination in The Daily Beast says: “Pam Geller and Robert Spencer are being viewed as free speech champions for their ‘Draw Muhammad’ contest, which turned tragic in Dallas last week. But once a moderate Muslim begins speaking, they quickly turn into what they hate.”

Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle Calls Decorated Combat Vet a ‘Kid’

Frequent Morning Joe guest Mike Barnicle, who quit the Boston Globe in 1998 after the editor called for his resignation for fabricating one story and plagiarizing another, decided to exhibit more of his unrepressed rage at conservatives for the Daily Beast on Sunday in an article hilariously titled “Why is the GOP So Angry at Everything These Days?”