Weekly Wrap 8/25/17: Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas

Media outlets are universally covering Hurricane Harvey, which is predicted to cause major damage across the east Texas coast and expected to make landfall early Saturday. The hurricane has gained strength through Friday, thus becoming a literal developing story. Since the storm is developing, agencies are preparing at the federal and state level, and media…

Exposing the Absurd Alt-Left

In Donald Trump’s press conference at Trump Tower on Tuesday, he returned to his defense of the white supremacists in Charlottesville. While doing so, he referred to counter-protesters as the “Alt-Left.” What is the Alt-Left? It is an empty term used to divide. Here is the video:   Key Quote: “What about the Alt-Left? They…

Charlottesville and the Response to Hate

Charlottesville featured the largest hate group gathering in the U.S. in decades according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Instead of viewing this as an isolated incident, keep in mind that hate groups have become much more active in recent years. There were nearly 1100 “bias incidents” in the 5 weeks following Donald Trump’s election.…

Nuclear North Korea Threats Cover Front Pages Except at Fox News

Escalations continue to rise between Trump and North Korea as the administration coordinates its response to “fire and fury” remarks. MSM readers may view this as a grave development leading closer to nuclear war, but Fox viewers may consider barely worth mentioning.   What Happened: Donald Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” two…