The New York Times has finally come clean about its relationship with MoveOn.org, the liberal attack group funded by Hungarian billionaire George Soros.
If you've been under a rock or you get your news from the left-wing mainstream media, you probably didn't know that The New York Times gave MoveOn.org a 60 percent discount for a full-page ad attacking Gen. David Petraeus.
It used to be that The New York Times would at least go through the motions pretending it was a newspaper that presented the news objectively. As the far left continues its stranglehold on the nation's mainstream media, The New York Times doesn't have to pretend anymore that its reporting is unbiased.
After two weeks of denials, The New York Times admitted on its own pages that it violated its policies to give MoveOn.org an opportunity to smear Gen. Petraeus.
The New York Times, which is hemorrhaging money due to massive drops in readership and advertising, decided to charge MoveOn.org just $65,000 for the full-page ad instead of its normal rate of $181,000.
The newspaper's "public editor" wrote in his weekly column Sunday that The New York Times violated its own advertising policy to assist MoveOn.org in placing the "General Betray Us" ad in the paper on the same day Petraeus testified before Congress about progress in Iraq.
Some of us have been wise to the New York Times for years. Check out my July 2005 column, "Stop The Presses: The New York Times Admits Bias."
You can also follow daily examples of left-wing bias on the pages of The New York Times at Times Watch and in the news media in general at Media Research Center.