Public Policy Polling has separated itself from the other polling outfits through one simple trick: Its polls include weird questions. It’s how we found out, for example, that God had a 52-percent approval rating last year, and that only 19 percent of GOP voters polled believed Obama was going to heaven. They are not questions […]

WISE LATIN BUDDHAS  11:14 am July 13, 2009

by Sara K. Smith

LIVEBLOGGING SOTOMAYOR? Look, we’ll do this, but only if every other form of news occurring in the world gets really boring. So … yeah, probably for a few minutes this afternoon? Because why not. In the meantime, you can SATE YOUR THIRST for dull platitudes on this hot Senate porn cam. [Senate Committee on the […]

O.J. Simpson did exactly two admirable things in his life: he played football well, and he was in The Towering Inferno. Besides that he was a completely unhinged wife-beating and likely double-homiciding egomaniacal lunatic with impulse-control problems. If you are the LA Times’ resident turdburglar Jonah Goldberg, you look at O.J. Simpson’s depressing, shameful, and […]

IN THE RANKY STANK TANK  6:28 pm September 22, 2008

by Jim Newell

MICHAEL DUKAKIS IS IN THE TANK TOO: McCain strategist Steve Schmidt, who is Karl Rove’s actual bald son, spent all morning yelling at all reporters about how they’re “in the tank” for Barack Obama. And then Politico dominatrix Ben Smith asked the campaign to back up some of the claims Schmidt was making. And then […]

The Obama campaign is all about IMAGE CONTROL these days and GOOD OPTICS, which is why nobody can wear a green Hamas shirt around the candidate. Now Barack Obama is stone cold ignoring the press on his Middle Eastern Hope ‘N Basketball Tour, leaving it to some military nobody to hold the camera while he […]

MEDIA  11:19 am April 9, 2007

CNN Bias Shocker!

by Alex Pareene

MEDIA  11:05 am June 26, 2006

Karl Rove Has A Sense of Humor

by dlat