The New York Times is running an incredibly deceptive story which was clearly meant to be a hit piece on UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. This was low and dishonest even for them.
The State Department spent $52,701 for customized and mechanized curtains for the picture windows in the new official residence of the ambassador to the United Nations.
The residence is in a new building on First Avenue in Manhattan. For decades, American ambassadors to the U.N. lived in the Waldorf Astoria hotel. But after the hotel was purchased by a Chinese insurance company with a murky ownership structure, the State Department decided in 2016 to find a new home for its top New York diplomat because of security concerns.
Four paragraphs later, this is what happens:
“A spokesman for Ms. Haley said plans to buy the curtains were made in 2016, during the Obama administration. Ms. Haley had no say in the purchase, he said.”
That’s right! In the exact same article, they debunked their own story showing that the curtains were originally purchased by the Obama administration. This is just sick!
The newspaper wrote an editor’a correction and removed Haley’s photo but it was too late. Damage is done. The article already went out, was read, and no one is going back on what they already believe to be true. Want to believe.
“An earlier version of this article and headline created an unfair impression about who was responsible for the purchase in question. While Nikki R. Haley is the current ambassador to the United Nations, the decision on leasing the ambassador’s residence and purchasing the curtains was made during the Obama administration, according to current and former officials. The article should not have focused on Ms. Haley, nor should a picture of her have been used. The article and headline have now been edited to reflect those concerns, and the picture has been removed.”
This is why no one trusts the mainstream media: