Meghan and Her Harry Ass

To everything there is a season: a time to be born, a time to die, a time to plant, and a time to cast off all restraints and unleash barbaric torrents of profanity. This is one of those latter times. Prince Harry calls misinformation a “global humanitarian crisis:” “I am determined not to lose my…

DR: Loyal to the End

DR’s entire foreign news division should be disbanded and rebuilt from scratch. Trump’s investigation of FBI and Russia is still running — and there’s a there there.Jakob Busk Olsen, DR.dk, Nov 5 The article is of course about the arrest of Igor Danchenko. It doesn’t get much play on DR’s website: it’s a smallish feature…

Bulverism Unchained

The Danish media ignored a lot of American stories this week. With an opening like that I could go on for days, but let’s stick to the really big American developments they ought to have covered: the bellwether gubernatorial race in Virginia, and the dirty tricks being played by the Clintonite McAuliffe’s campaign and supporters;…

Apologies Our Sorry Media Won’t Report

On September 29th, the National School Boards Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting, in its own words (and capitalization), “Federal Assistance to Stop Threats and Acts of Violence Against Public Schoolchildren, Public School Board Members, and Other Public School District Officials and Educators.” In that letter, signed by NSBA President Viola Garcia…

Disenchanted

Joe Biden addressed the UN General Assembly yesterday and Danish reactions were mixed. Over at Berlingske, Mikkel Danielsen seems almost ready to call bullshit on the American president, but obviously can’t, so he does the next best thing: he compares him to Trump. He cites EU President Charles Michel: With Trump it was at least…

“Fortunately”

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Friday afternoon was a disaster for the Biden administration. That separates it from most Biden administration disasters in that they’re usually not acknowledged by the establishment media. On the other hand, the mere act of interpreting the events as “bad for Biden” contains a fair amount of spin…

The Nicki Manaj News Cycle

A celebrity said something silly, got called out for it by a politician, and Berlingske seemed to think that deserved a story: Fauci goes after Nicki Minaj for sharing vaccine skepticismBerlingske.dk/Ritzau/DPA, Sep 16 The headline is what Dan Rather might call “fake but accurate.” It wasn’t general skepticism Fauci was going after, but a very…

Paying the Swede-geld

Insufferable neurotic high-school dropout Greta Thunberg has popped up in another news cycle, this time for her presence on the cover of the the first edition of Vogue Scandinavia. Greta Thunberg adorns the cover of Vogue and criticizes the fashion industryBerlingske.dk (Ritzau/TT), August 9 It’s hard to determine who comes off as more ridiculous here,…

How do you solve a problem like Cuomo?

The big story in American politics right now is the release of a report from the New York Attorney General’s office concluding, among other things, “that the Governor engaged in conduct constituting sexual harassment under federal and New York State law.” That governor would of course be one Andrew Cuomo, son of former New York…