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Times Asserts Americans Want Bigger Government

By Don Feder
February 17, 2009 <!– In Articles | No Comments –>

One of The New York Times’
favorite techniques for indoctrinating in the guise of news coverage is
to casually assert something that advances its agenda and expect
readers to take it at face value. Read More »

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Times Glosses Over Kansas Gov’s Radical Pro-Abortion Record

By Don Feder February 19, 2009

In a story today on President Obama’s likely choice of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius for Secretary of Health and Human Services, The New York Times glossed over the nominee’s radical pro-abortion record in two sentences: “One issue that could draw attention is her stance on abortion. A Roman Catholic who says abortion’s wrong, Ms. Sebelius vetoed a bill requiring clinics to report information on why a late-term abortion was performed, drawing the condemnation of the archbishop of Kansas City, Kan.” The Times [1] refuses to call the procedure what it manifestly is — a partial-birth abortion — choosing instead the values-neutral expression “late-term abortion.” Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann has asked Sebelius to refrain from taking communion, due to “scandalous behavior that has misled people into dangerous behavior,” on the abortion issue. In a May 26, 2008 [2] column in The Washington Post, Robert Novak called the governor “the national pro-choice poster girl.” Last April, Sebelius vetoed a bill to strengthen regulation of late-term abortions. She vetoed other restrictions on abortion in 2003, 2005 and 2006. The governor personally recruited and funded a candidate to run against then-Attorney General Phil Kline, who was prosecuting partial-birth abortionist George Tiller. Thanks largely to money Sebelius raised for his opponent, Kline was defeated at the polls. Tiller donated $120,000 to the Democratic Governors’ Association, which in turn contributed $200,000 to Sebelius’ PAC to fund pro-choice candidates, in what right-to-lifers allege to be a money-laundering scheme. In April, 2007, Sebelius reportedly held a private party in the governor’s mansion for Tiller and the staff of his clinic, at a time when the abortionist was under investigation by the Attorney General’s Office. If George W. Bush had nominated for Secretary of HHS a governor associated with Operation Rescue, you can bet The New York Times would have reported it in more than two sentences buried in an article touting the nominee as a well-qualified moderate. Article printed from Boycott The New York Times: http://boycottnyt.com URL to article: http://boycottnyt.com/times-glosses-over-kansas-govs-radical-pro-abortion-record/ URLs in this post: [1] refuses: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/19/us/politics/19health.html [2] column: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/25/AR2008052502275.html Click here to print. Copyright © 2008 Boycott The New York Times. All rights reserved.