The Fawning NY Times “Review” of Michelle Obama’s Book is embarrassing

Ben Shapiro spoke out on Twitter. He discovered “the most lying book review ever written.”

The book was the second book by multimillionaire author and consulting guru Michelle Obama. The review appeared in The New York Times by Judith Newman, the newspaper’s Help Desk columnist. He is a “helper”.

Ed Morrissey responded to Shapiro on Twitter: “The secret to success in life: find someone who loves you as unconditionally and fiercely as the mainstream media loves the Obamas.”

Besides, they’re not “basic” at all. These “objective newspapers” are clearly left-wing partisan rags, as they demonstrate every day.

Shapiro quoted this saccharine piece about Mubarak Michel: “He’s on a trip. Through his stories, experiences and thoughts, we find light with him. Lucky us.” Obama’s publishers tweeted the quote, and then Newman’s publisher retweeted it, as if they were all in the business of selling Michelle Obama.

So the people who buy (and pay) Obama are lucky, and so are his friends. Newman added: “His love of ‘cheesy TV’ and his list of his favorite comedians as the hilarious but sassy Ali Wong tell the world who Obama is when he hangs out with these friends.” They were lucky.”

The first line of Newman’s glittering, frenzied vision is: “Being Michelle Obama is not easy. Great, yes. Easy, no.”

He then decries the “explosion of divisiveness” under former President Donald Trump, endlessly ignores any introspection about the typically left-wing media, and divisively smears conservatives.

Newman complained: “Do you think it was painful for you to see a reckless crew in the White House? Try to be the Obama family, because you know when you throw the keys at them, a lot of what you’ve worked for is about to fall apart like a cheap dog toy.”

Just look at Newman’s own tweets for his partisan past. She shares feminist Hillary Clinton’s tweet, “Women enjoy having human rights, and we vote too,” and praises Annie Wu, the social media producer for Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman, who says, “Dr. Oz is a genius that puts him to shame. year He is incredible and deserves our praise.”

When Barack Obama’s memoir The Promised Land came out right after the 2020 election, his New York Times book review became a sales pitch. The publisher gleefully and repeatedly teased writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “Barack Obama is as good a writer as he is… [‘A Promised Land’] it is almost always a pleasure to read, sentence by sentence, the prose is beautiful in places, the details are granular and vivid.

Now consider that just three months ago, Times book reviewer Dwight Garner trashed Jared Kushner’s White House memoir, Breaking History. It was “serious and soulless—Kushner looks like a mannequin, and he writes like a mannequin.” “Reading this book reminded me of watching a cat lick a dog’s eye,” Garner quipped in print.

When Kushner’s wife, Ivanka Trump, produced a motivational book called Women Who Work, The Times commissioned Jessa Crispin to do the research. Crispin wrote: “It’s more like the Tumblr feed of a demented 12-year-old checking out a copy of Bartlett’s book Familiar Quotes from the Library.”

Crispin tweeted: “The New York Times made me read Ivanka’s book. Which cleanse is best for removing toxins from the brain?

Quoting these reviews does not mean that these books are good books. That means you can’t trust The New York Times to judge for you, because their reviews of Trump’s books are more like stand-up comedy for left-leaning readers. You can’t trust Obama’s book reviews because they read like a gelatinous trail of happy tears and phlegm.

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