It’’ s incredible how nuanced obituaries can be for figures that liberal media types value. The picture is constantly made complex. Less so when it’’ s a conservative. Conservative radio star Rush Limbaugh died today and The New York Times knocked him with an obit about ““ hate, ” “ skepticism ” and complaints. ” The online variation included a sub-headline sliming him as ““ pressing talk radio to the right with racist and misogynistic language and conspiracy theories.””When conservative Supreme Court icon Antonin Scalia passed away, here’’ s the ugly, unfavorable heading from the February 14, 2016 print Washington Post:..As I doubted the time, what was the most crucial thing for readers of Washington Post to see on the front-page of the paper? A huge heading focusing straight on the tradition or effect of the life of Antonin Scalia? No, simply that liberals didn’’ t take care of him. Here’s the front page when Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away:…When harsh terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi passed away in 2019, the Post was much better to him than Scalia, calling the killer an ““ austere spiritual scholar.”…When Fidel Castro passed away, The New York Times cheered, ““ A Revolutionary Who Defied the U.S. and Held Cuba in His Thrall.” ” The Post kept in mind how the ““ Revolutionary Remade Cuba.”….The lesson in all of this is that when you pass away, it’’ s much better to be a liberal, a far-left totalitarian or a terrorist than a conservative. According to outlets like The Washington Post and New York Times anyhow.For more examples from our flashback series, which we call the NewsBusters Time Machine, go here.
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