March Of The Hypocrites

No, not a new name for a hot band (though it isn’t a bad one, in that regard). I’m talking about the members of congress who voted for George Bush’s Medicare Part D plan in 2003, but who are opposing the current health care legislation on the grounds that it would “balloon the deficit.” It’s a pretty funny list (in a sickening sort of way - literally), if you look at it from today’s...

There Goes That Liberal Media…Again

Everybody say it with me: …Still. Not. Liberal. (via the Washington Monthly):Trevor Francis, the communications director at the Republican National Committee, was forced out yesterday. A couple of hours later, the party announced that Alex Castellanos, a notorious Republican media consultant and CNN contributor, will take over as a senior communications adviser to RNC Chairman Michael Steele....

Matt Taibbi Hits The Nail On The Head

As always with Taibbi, I'd be doing you a disservice if I didn't remind you that the best thing to do is go read the whole thing - Taibbi's mastery of language is wonderful to read - but I just had to pull out these few paragraphs because of how well they put it. Essentially, Taibbi's point is that the entire media landscape is now against Sarah Palin (with the exception of the "news"...

FOX News Math

Look out, Obama: this is some strong support for GOP Presidential hopefuls! Maybe it's just too many years of overexaggeration from motivational speakers and football coaches about "giving it 110% out there today," but whether it's that or all that fine, fine anti-science home-schoolin', something has made the folks at FOX News pretty bad at math, as we can see from the following graphic in which...