Media

Axios Running Bloomberg Ads

The 'native ads' are designed to look Axios news stories

Mike BloombergAxios is running ads from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg that are disguised as reported news stories, part of a controversial practice known as "native advertising."

Media End Castro Love Affair to Hit Bernie

Newspapers also uncritically parroted Cuban propaganda about Castro's literacy programs

Fidel Castro

Democratic presidential frontrunner Bernie Sanders has come under fire from the media for defending Fidel Castro, but some of the news outlets criticizing Sanders offered similar praise for Castro in their 2016 obituaries for the Cuban dictator.

Paul Krugman Denies Bernie Sanders’s Right to Self-Identify

Smarmy beardo mansplains socialism

For the entirety of his 49-year career in politics, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) has chosen to identify as a socialist. Now that Sanders is the frontrunner to win the Democratic nomination for president, smug New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wants to deny him the right to his own identity.

ANALYSIS: Political Pundits Have No Idea What They’re Talking About

Nevertheless, they persist

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D., Mass.) presidential campaign is over. She's still in the race, for now, but she is not going to be the Democratic Party's nominee in 2020. All that remains to be seen at this point is A) when she'll drop out, and B) whether she'll endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and help him clinch the nomination or shiv him in the back like the opportunistic snake she is accused (by some) of being.