Trump Rejects Portrait of Chaotic White House in Attack on Media

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: U.S. President Donald Trump (R) meets on immigration issues with members of the U.S. Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump said he would sign an executive order later today relating to the issue of immigrant children being separated from their parents while being detained. Also pictured is Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK). (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Deal W. Hudson February 16, 2017 (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump rejected portrayals of chaos in his administration and claimed “incredible” progress in his first four weeks in office, lashing out at media organizations he said, “will not tell you the truth.” Trump opened a snap news conference on Thursday with a 25-minute tirade in… Continue reading Trump Rejects Portrait of Chaotic White House in Attack on Media

Getting Beyond the Spite

Published December 1, 2001 DEAL W. HUDSON Pro-life efforts rarely make the front page, much less above the fold. In fact, it seems the only time pro-life demonstrations make the evening news is when a handful of abortion activists peddle their pitch to sympathetic media ears across the street from our crowd of protestors. It… Continue reading Getting Beyond the Spite

Understanding “Incivility”

Deal W. Hudson Published October 25, 2010 Is the religious right uncivil? Conservatives Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner think so. In a joint Huffington Post column titled “The Success and Failure of the Religious Right,” they argue: The language and tone of the religious right have often been apocalyptic, off-putting, and counterproductive. “Just like what… Continue reading Understanding “Incivility”

Why Does the Media Hate the Church?

Deal W. Hudson Published March 31, 2010 It’s sad to watch the New York Times and the Washington Post, along with MSNBC, attack Benedict XVI. The story they concocted over the past few weeks, with the help of retired Bishop Rembert Weakland about Rev. Joseph Murphy, is risibly tenuous. These once-great newspapers trivialize themselves by… Continue reading Why Does the Media Hate the Church?