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Media Dunks on DeSantis
Ink Stained WretchesMay 26, 2023
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We’re kicking off with Meatball Ron and how the media meanies are dogpiling on his botch launch. We also breakdown recent coverage around Tim Scott, the Debt Ceiling and Fox New’s “woke” employee handbook. Wretch on this MDW!

Time Stamps:

02:44 Front Page

46:22 Obsessions

53:48 Reader Mail 

55:42 Favorite Item of the Week

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Show Notes: 

Semafor: Ron DeSantis shut out the media. That's changing.

Puck News: Ronny on the Run

NBC: Read the full transcript of NBC News' exclusive interview with Sen. Tim Scott 

WaPo: In debt ceiling talks, House Dems worry over Biden’s approach with GOP

Daily Signal: EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Policy Exposes Fox News Stances on Woke Ideology

Mediaite: Fox News Show Outnumbered Finally Issues Brief Correction to 'Migrants Booting Veterans' Story

NYT: Tensions Flare Inside The Messenger, a Fledgling News Site 

AP News: Black children are more likely to have asthma. A lot comes down to where they live

KFF: Poverty Rate by Race/Ethnicity

The Desk: NBC fires Glen Kuiper after on-air slur during Oakland A's game

NYT: I’m a Couples Therapist. Something New Is Happening in Relationships.


Politico: The Casey DeSantis Problem: ‘His Greatest Asset and His Greatest Liability’

Nature: Users choose to engage with more partisan news than they are exposed to on Google Search

The Hill: ‘Am I gay?’-related Google searches soar 1,300 percent in 19 years: analysis

Politico: The return of the Lady Macbeth trope

Favorite Items: 

@Emmerpope on Instagram: “Catching Up on the News” Video

WaPo: Think you can land a plane? We put average people to the test.