The Surge and The Spin

By |August 22nd, 2007|

graphic via The New YorkerVIDEO: It's getting messy. Nothing is causing more consternation among Democratic candidates than the upcoming White House Report that Petreaus will offer up on Iraq, which is already being teased and trumpeted by wingnuts everywhere. Now Democrats and some Republicans have another problem. And now the Democrats, along with wavering Republicans, [...]

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Catfight Alert

By |August 21st, 2007|

Michelle Obama was targeting Hillary Clinton! Alert the media. Oh, never mind, they're all over it. But the family decided to say "yes" to the Democratic race partially to confront those fears, said Michelle. "I am tired of being afraid . . . I don't want my girls to live in a country that is [...]

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Levin Lobs Regime Change Bomb

By |August 21st, 2007|

Thought I was talking about Iran didn't you? Honestly, what to say about this? "I hope the parliament will vote the Maliki government out of office and will have the wisdom to replace it with a less sectarian and more unifying prime minister and government," Sen. Carl M. Levin (D-Mich.) said after a three-day trip [...]

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What’s Up with Rove and Clinton?

By |August 21st, 2007|

VIDEO: Debate - Rove Targets Clinton Edwards can't catch a "free media" headline, at least not a positive one. So hit him with his poll numbers (video). Great piece on the "global war on terror" in Foreign Affairs. See the press yawn. Poverty? Ewww! Clinton gobbled up the early press, but another storyline took hold [...]

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Drowsy Gets Smacked

By |August 20th, 2007|

Drowsy Gets Smacked updated & bumped screen capture via Crooks & Liars Lane Hudson files a complaint. It's a thing of beauty. Here's a snippet, but the whole piece is priceless. Dear Counsel: I write to file a complaint against the Fred Thompson for President Exploratory Committee for violation of Federal Election Law under the [...]

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Fork It Over

By |August 20th, 2007|

Ads like the one above are being used against politicians who refuse to stand up and do what's needed on Iraq. We all know the cost in lives and limbs to this country, not to mention to the Iraqis. But there is an even broader picture. What is the Iraq war costing you? (h/t to [...]

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Hack Pack Strikes Again

By |August 20th, 2007|

They evidently ran out of cleavage material. The tracker shows that someone using an Obama for America computer visited the Iowa page on Wikipedia in May, and changed its date of statehood from 1846 to 1848. Obama's Camp Traced to Wiki Error

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‘Countdown’ on NBC this Sunday

By |August 20th, 2007|

This will drive Bill-O berzerk. As for Rush Limbaugh, he'll be pea green with envy. MSNBC's Keith Olbermann will bring his unique take on the day's events, from politics to pop culture, to a primetime network audience this Sunday night. A special edition of "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" will air on Sunday, August 26th at [...]

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Sean Hannity is Not a Journalist?

By |August 20th, 2007|

Sean Hannity is Not a Journalist? updated Who knew? "Fox's in-kind contribution to Republican politicians in the form of softball coverage is one thing," said Steve Rendall, senior analyst at Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, a left-leaning media watchdog group. "But this is the first time they have crossed this line into fund-raising." More independent [...]

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‘I’m your girl,’ the Sequel

By |August 20th, 2007|

It took Obama quite a while to figure out a come back to this line when Clinton first said it, though people sure talked about it a lot. "For 15 years, I have stood up against the right-wing machine and I've come out stronger. So if you want a winner who knows how to take [...]

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