Classic Boston Globe rehabilitation

Classic Boston Globe rehabilitation

PE Bias Grade : C+

By: Allen Nitschelm on October 5, 2019 | Article Review

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Article Title For Schiff, partisan fight a long way from Harvard Law
Date 10/02/2019
Article Link Boston Globe ( Page A1 )
Syndicated From N/A
Journalist Michael Levenson
Article Summary

Article talks about Schiff’s time as Harvard Law student.

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The Adam Schiff rehabilitation article in today’s Boston Globe reminds me of the Elizabeth Warren series of articles. The bias is the article itself. It is designed to make readers think what a nice, reasonable, moderate guy Schiff is. He played flag football! He was a geek in law school. Even his professor, Lawrence Tribe, thinks Schiff should have been trying to impeach Trump for the past year. Schiff wouldn’t do that because until now, you see, there just hasn’t been enough evidence.

Also, Schiff was busy doing other things. He was busy telling the country that he had “more than circumstantial evidence” that Donald Trump colluded with Russia. He was just waiting for the Mueller Report to come out to pounce. With that fizzling, Schiff needs a new justification.

He is as partisan as they come. He has lied about the Russian collusion story and he purposely misrepresented President Trump’s words when he “parodied” the call between Trump and Zelensky.

So now that Adam Schiff is leading the impeachment charge, to the rescue comes the Boston Globe! Let’s run a puff-piece, a la Elizabeth Warren, to make Schiff a hero of the Resistance. If anyone thought Schiff was a partisan hack just out to get Trump, stories from his days at Harvard will fix that. I’ll bet Schiff’s mother loves him too, even though he didn’t become a doctor. Too bad for the United States of America.

 

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