Ace of Spades continues media smack-down, calls out New York Times for using progressive blog as source on Crowder assault

If you thought Steven Crowder handled himself bravely while wildly outnumbered by union thugs, you have to hand it to Ace of Spades today. Ace is tirelessly keeping up the fight against media lapdogs and their (lack of) coverage of the “mostly peaceful” protests in Michigan Tuesday that left Crowder with a chipped tooth.

You could say that Ace is taking on all comers, from NBC to the Washington Post, aside from the detail that he has to shame the media into covering the mob’s “less peaceful” actions at all. The New York Times finally took notice of the assault on Crowder and the Americans for Prosperity tent, in the form of a blog post, but they couldn’t get the story quite right. Reporter Robert Mackey’s apparent source for his post, entitled “Selective Editing by Fox News Contributor Revealed by Fox News,” was a progressive blog. Did Mackey attend journalism school with Soledad O’Brien?

In any case, Ace has once again come out swinging.

The correction? It seems Mackey had to clear up the fact that the dramatic shot of Crowder being punched was not a “selectively edited” frame from a YouTube video, but a still shot by Detroit News photographer John Greilick. A bit late, but there’s still time to check with the folks who were actually there.

The original post on EclectaBlog has also been corrected in light of additional video demonstrating that a retreating Crowder was not “pretending” to be pulled back into the crowd by a protester. Is it time for the mainstream media to stop relying on left-wing blogs for their reporting?

There’s have been plenty of reports trying to explain away the union members’ assault of Crowder, including MSNBC’s claim that AFP representatives tore down their own tent. (MSNBC’s source? A YouTube interview posted by ProgressMichigan and picked up by lefty blog Daily Kos.)



Shaming the shameless: Ace of Spades destroys media over union violence, Crowder attack embargo

  • yviemarie88

    Who knew so many heroes were to be found on Twitter? I haven’t read or seen MSM news in so long and I will never go back. These guys and gals are more than qualified to give us the real news and as it happens! Is this a great country or what? Paul Revere always was one of my favorite stories.

    • MoxieLouise


    • Teresa Davis McCormick

      I agree. Social media has value. Hopefully NYT will start losing subscribers.

      • journogal

        I believe they have…they’ve been in the red for a while. I believe Slim (Carlos) keeps pumping money into them. I know WaPo has their set of problems as well. LATimes and a handful of others are up for sale.

  • FishFearMe

    @RobertMackey Left Wing, Gold Wing, Chicken Wing.As long as the source ain’t Right Wing. Dumbass.

  • WisconsinPatriot

    There is So much wrong being committed by these “media” types. Should they not be dragged out to the curb for trash collection? I would LOVE to see their explanation for their actions…..oh wait, they are the “smart people”.

  • $38218625

    Is there any doubt as to why the NYT is the poster child of the Bull Stream Media?

  • Zane Henry

    This makes me wonder if journ-O-Listers are unionized. Robert Mackey sure seems to have the laziness and fetishistic interest in all things left-tarded.

  • LoriGirl

    Poor NYT. They’re finally figuring out they’re irrelevant.

    • Lord Foggybottom

      Those asshats are so clueless they couldn’t figure out a recipe for toast.

    • People Corporation

      I’ve heard of them. What does the NYT do for a living anyway?

  • Lord Foggybottom

    Assholes. All of ’em.

  • People Corporation

    New York Times will be citing their own article that cited a blog in about a month, thus giving more credibility to the lie. Also the left wing run fact checking sites will be citing the NYT article.

  • Walknot

    Pound, pound, pound, these dumbasses. Show the World what frauds they are, Ace!

  • lainer51

    WHo the hell is Robert Mackey? Is he the fashion designer that used to dress Carol Burnett?