Conservatives frequently make unfavorable comparisons between Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter, but it’s a rarer occurrence to see leftists do the same. So when a lefty zealot like Eric Alterman does precisely that in his latest Daily Beast article, it’s bound to raise eyebrows, though it shouldn’t—where The One reminds right-wingers of Carter through his international and economic ineptness, Alterman sees Obama aping some very different traits from his predecessor.
Keith Olbermann, who ran approximately 943,347 stories on how Karl Rove, Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney and probably even George W. Bush should go to prison because—as it turned out—Richard Armitage “leaked’ the name of a CIA bureaucrat whose husband had already listed her in Who’s Who, Friday night had this response to the revelation that [...]
Should reporters who believe that most of America is stupid and insane be in the journalism business? Let’s consider the question.
Take left-wing journalist Marc Ambinder of the Atlantic. He’s not bad at his job. His insights are often worthwhile and occasionally wise. Yet Ambinder sometimes writes things so foolish that one might expect to read them at [...]
In the fuzzy fantasy world of the progressives – every issue, statement, article is a very personal affront. How nice to live in a land where everything is about “me”!
The NYT interviewed long time Slate blogger Mickey Kaus this morning about his quasi-candidacy in California’s Democratic Senate primary. I will leave the legitimacy of Kaus’ [...]
I think kids these days call this sort of thing an “epic fail.”
On Friday, Matthew Vadum and I told you about “On the Air,” a new astroturfing project from Obama Organizing for America, the activist wing of the DNC. Volunteers were supposed to go to the “On the Air” website, then follow instructions on [...]
On Monday, MSNBC was all anti-Joe Lieberman, all the time. Even “conservative” Joe Scarborough’s show, Morning Joe, had a logo for the topic, with the words “Joe Blowing Health Reform?” Classy.
But of course, no one, even Ed Schlutz, who bloviated that he couldn’t understand how Democrats could be in the same room as Liebermann without [...]