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Jim Newell is Wonkette's beloved Capitol Hill Typing Demon. He joined Wonkette.com in 2007, left for some other dumb job in 2010, and proudly returned in 2012 as our "Senior Editor at Large." He lives in Washington and also writes for things such as The Guardian, the Manchester paper of liberals.

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  • SelfDeprecatingFed

    Wait… I thought it was McWalnuts who couldn’t use a computer… Why does Hopey need a ROM manual?

    Go ahead… hit me.

  • NoWireHangers

    What jobs?

  • Serolf Divad

    Huh… you win some you lose some I guess.

    In other news: in case you haven’t cried enough already.

  • Tommy Says Soooo

    I think that blingee should be re-done with Rahm in Hillary’s place as they drive the Jeep.

    As long as he has a pork soda in his hand rather than a frappucino.

  • tiny mexican

    He needs to take it. I can’t make sexual puns about a chief of staff that looks like Axelrod or Daschle.

  • El Bombastico

    Ha. Maybe Andrea can take a page out of Alan’s book and say she “found a flaw” in her bullshit reporting.

  • eatsshootsleaves

    I do hope he takes it. I’m hoping for an exceptionally good-looking cabinet (also, Rahm’s intelligent, ruthless, effective, etc.)

  • freakishlystrong

    [re=167750]Serolf Divad[/re]: Godammit I’m still at work, and now I have something in my eye…
    Here’s hoping O’Reilly and Asshanity will cry tonight as well..

  • blader

    What does Nate Silver say about the odds of Emanuel taking the job? Nate? Nate? What happens next? Nate!!!????

  • ihasasad

    omg omg!1!!
    there’s a tornado watch in OK!!!
    god’s angry with them! OK won’t be on the map tomorrow ‘cept for the 30% that voted correctly!!!

  • Fear of a Black Reagan

    Someone’s about to be added to the Obama Death List…

  • Come here a minute

    [re=167750]Serolf Divad[/re]: You bastard! I didn’t even watch the videos and, um, had to clean my glasses.

  • shortsshortsshorts

    Whose he appointing to the office of “kill whitey?”

  • Larry Fine

    Puf Diddy want the job

  • Doglessliberal

    Jim, not yet:

    *** UPDATE *** In an email to NBC News, Emanuel spokeswoman Sarah Feinberg denies the reporting that Emanuel has accepted the chief of staff job.

  • InKnockYouUs

    Great. Now we can have a pitbull in a tutu.

  • elcapitan

    [re=167806]Doglessliberal[/re]: *** UPDATE *** In an email to NBC News, Emanuel spokeswoman Sarah Feinberg denies the reporting that Emanuel has accepted the chief of staff job.

    Hmmm… I bet this “Emanuel” guy has loads of Google Ads on his home page and he’s just drawing this thing out in order to drive up ad revenue. Very clever.


    Whenever I see Andrea Mitchell on the teevee my brain seizes on the image of a her receiving “the little chairman”, a twisted, wrinkly old cudgel of a liverspotted dick, with a giant, shiny silly putty colored choadnoggin. And I have to say, it makes me watch a lot less Andrea Mitchell.

  • ladymacbeth

    on the plus side, we can probably look forward to a little less FCC intervention.

  • ladymacbeth

    [re=167904]InKnockYouUs[/re]: this is very funny.

  • President X

    4:25 pm PST – Liveblogging Oprah

    Her Serene Highness “Peggy” Noonan has called President-erect Barry O’Bama “an interesting young man” who has “touched” her “heart”, and refers to the new president, “new House and new Senate” as a wave that Americans like only so long as that “wave” hits the beach “and washes away the trash and garbage”.

    Piggy Noonan in the tank for Ba’arak Hussein? Or just in her royal cups??

  • OzoneTom

    [re=167751]Tommy Says Soooo[/re]: That was no Blingee. It was a handmade animated GIF like those painstakingly wrought by craftsmen of yore made when I was but a callow youth. Compared to these, a Blingee akin to the art of a messy monkey armed with a melting chocolate bar…