Daily Archives: May 5, 2008

Operation anti-chaos

Having worked in media since 1998, I have to tell you I haven’t seen a concerted effort at a media takedown like the one heaped on Barack Obama by the Washington press corps and cable news talking heads since the … Continue reading

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D.C. Madam’s ‘suicide notes’ released

… and awfully quickly too. My question: do people really talk like this? “I cannot live the next 6-8 years behind bars for what both you and I have come to regard as this ‘modern day lynching,’” Palfrey wrote. Local … Continue reading

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How useless is George W. Bush…

When his unpopularity runs so deep, he has to send his wife out to do the press conference on the U.S. humanitarian response to the 10,000 or more storm deaths in Myanmar. And by the way, it was bugging me … Continue reading

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Barack rebounds in CBS/NYT poll

He holds a solid lead over John McCain, and beats HRC in the new CBS/NYT poll. Meanwhile, the Times tries to make a story of the 25 percent of voters who say their opinions are impacted by the ubiquitous Rev. … Continue reading

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Courting the latte-sipping, Volvo-driving, European gun owning set

The latest dispatch from Hillary Clinton: Woman of the People! Apparently, Hillary’s newfound support for gun owners’ rights is of a certain, snobby, snooty, I don’t pump my own gas, dahling, variety, as Ben Smith of the Politico reports: Sen. … Continue reading

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