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Posted on 11/04/2005 11:21:50 AM PST by Cicero
Posted: 10/28/2005 9:37:00 AM
by Donald J. Trump
Chairman, Trump University
I talked about this earlier in the week on my daily radio show, but I have more to say. Someone just wrote a book about me. It's the biggest pile of garbage I've ever seen, written by a highly questionable and, some people say, disgraced reporter named Tim O'Brien.
I looked up O'Brien on the Internet and found stories comparing him to Jayson Blair. Blair was The New York Times' infamous reporter, who was fired in shame after he was found guilty of fabricating stories, sources, and quotes.
Jayson Blair almost took down The New York Times, and now the paper might be taken down by Judith Miller, who's just as bad as Jayson Blair. If you're reading other newspapers, Miller is the Times' reporter who went to jail for refusing to reveal her sources, but is now part of a sordid mess that is still being sorted out, which involves the White House, the CIA, and The New York Times.
The fact is The New York Times is going to hell. They published a major story about me on Sunday that they knew was wrong. On Sunday morning, right after the paper came out, my lawyer got a call from a lawyer at The New York Times asking if we wanted to correct the story. He didn't even wait until Monday, probably because he figured the lawsuits would be filed by then. The paper's editors knew the story was wrong, but they wanted to try and sell newspapers.
The New York Times was once a great newspaper, but it's not worth the paper it's printed on anymore. Changes have to be made. The New York Times is now reeling from so many huge mistakes by reporters and management that people are saying it's one of the worst newspapers in America.
There really has to be a shakeup at The Times, and I hope it happens soon. Too many people rely on it for factual information.
By the way, to the lawyer who called my lawyers on Sunday morning: Don't worry, we'll get back to you.
If he says it, it must be true. The New York Times has decided to go for 15 minutes of fame instead of attending to its long-term reputation. Now it has succeeded in using it up.
That's easy Don.
Buy them out!
He could give Pinch a job at one of his roulette tables. Maureen could be a hostess.
"He could give Pinch a job at one of his roulette tables. Maureen could be a hostess."
Just give them a job at one of his hotels as a Busboy and maid.
This should have been the title of the story, but we, here at FR, already know this.
It (The New York Times) may soon be ripe for pick-off by some conservative investors. Reconfiguring the New York Times to a conservative journal could be a pivotal historical event.
The New York Post used to be liberal before Murdoch bought it and restored it to life. On the other hand, the Daily News used to be conservative. And the Herald Tribune went belly up when it couldn't compete with the Times.
I think the Times would do fine in New York as a liberal newspaper, because that's what most moneyed New Yorkers want. The problem is that they've lost all their dignity, quality and reputation as a first-rate liberal paper.
"quality as a first-rate liberal paper" strikes me as an oxymoron.
The New York Times was never very nice when they supported folks like Stalin and Castro, but at least they were a good deal more dignified back then. They were serious leftists with pretentions to culture. Now they are nothing but a bad joke.
It's like the difference between Lenin and Abby Hoffman.
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