Tuesday, November 27, 2007

The National Post Veers Left

Am I the only one that has noticed a shift in the National Post to the left? I was going to say an editorial shift, but left wing/right wing views are no longer limited to editorials, they slant the very substance of the news we get.

The National Post seems to be heading down the same path as the CBC.

Some examples of the National Post's drift to the left: they've uncritically picked up the latest socialist story of unbridled child poverty in Canada, they're publishing stories critical of Canada's failure to protest the pending death of a convicted Canadian murderer in the U.S., they have sanitized the latest story about rioting in France, and, of course, they long ago abandoned any notion that marriage defined as between a man and a woman makes good social, moral, and biological sense.

The National Post's drift to the left may not be all deliberate. There's a good chance that at least some of it may be caused by the uncritical publishing of wire news stories. In which case the National Post will cease to be a distinguished newspaper and will drift down to the level of being a propagator of news wire services -- all of which can be obtained free of charge by other means.

I'm getting less committed to the National Post as the days go by.


Frappeur said...

Thank goodness for blogs.

At last we can get information that has not been filtered by left wing editors.

We have also found out how much false information has been promulgated.

Mark said...

Hadn't noticed, but since it's a daily read I'll keep a more watchful eye.

"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"