NYT used up an extraordinary amount of “Mulligans” in its story trying to defame K.T. McFarland

The New York Times used up an extraordinary amount of “Mulligans” in its story trying to defame K.T. McFarland, former deputy national security adviser to Donald Trump. They were flailing about as they tried to tie her to General Michale Flynn, the Russians, and lying to Congress.

The NYT kept changing the story and accuse McFarland of lying to Congress about Flynn’s contacts with a Russian ambassador. After you follow the timeline of headline and story changes, you will see why the President is free to go on Twitter and point out Fake News. heck, this is more like False News. 

This article also points out an NYT article from a few days ago. It was in a similar vein and was also a great example of mainstream media bias. 

As Written By Beckett Adams for the Washington Examiner:

The New York Times got ahead of itself again with yet another supposedly hot scoop involving former deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland, the Russians and the 2016 presidential election.

The story, now titled “McFarland’s Testimony About Russia Contacts Is Questioned,” reported originally that an email sent by the former Trump transition official indicated she lied to Congress this summer when she was questioned about disgraced Gen. Michael Flynn’s communications with the Russians.

The article has been heavily amended since publication so that it is now mostly innuendo. The initial references to the emails have been removed, and the story now leans mostly on Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., who only questions whether McFarland was forthright in her testimony.

The headline alone has undergone multiple facelifts. Here they are, in order of change:

  • “McFarland Contradicted Herself on Russia Contacts, Congressional Testimony Shows”
  • “Email Counters Aide on Flynn’s Russia Contact”

It then reverted to back to: “McFarland Contradicted Herself on Russia Contacts, Congressional Testimony Shows,” and then changed twice more:…..


New York Times forced to heavily amend another supposed K.T. McFarland ‘scoop’

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