The NYT has become so toxic that at this point it might be dangerous to use the paper as birdcage lining.
The New York Times is at it again.
The paper published a duplicitous report Thursday evening suggesting U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is responsible for major purchases reportedly decided under the Obama administration….
The story, titled “ Nikki Haley’s View of New York Is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701,” begins with
The State Department spent $52,701 last year buying customized and mechanized curtains for the picture windows in Nikki R. Haley’s official residence as ambassador to the United Nations, just as the department was undergoing deep budget cuts and had frozen hiring….
….This entire report seems like bad news for Haley — until you get to the sixth paragraph.
The article reads, “A spokesman for Ms. Haley said plans to buy the curtains were made in 2016, during the Obama administration. Ms. Haley had no say in the purchase …”
As if this narrative weren’t infuriating enough already, the Times report includes a quote from an Obama-era official who is shocked – shocked! – to learn of wasteful government spending….
The New York Times’ Jonathan Weismann said elsewhere, “For $52,701, Nikki Haley’s new taxpayer-funded curtains better be special.”….