Well here’s a variation on a theme: A Republican official has been caught posting rude crap to the internet, but for a change, it’s not pictures of watermelons in front of the White House. Which is a step up, maybe, except that it turns out that the official, Arizona state schools Superintendent John Huppenthal, has […]

You guys, we’re pretty terrible political bloggers. No, it’s true! People tell us this all the time. Sure, those people are often bloviating jackholes who don’t have the brains that evolution gave a gopher, but still it wounds us. When it’s 3 A.M. and we’re wide awake and the demons come, we cry out into […]

Oh no, this whole Brian Doherty thing is just getting sad. Almost immediately after your afternoon editor took him down yesterday, Doherty went back on his blog and attempted a rejoinder. The crux of his new argument is that, one, “I had no intention of saying [Wonkette] should spend their time proving their objectivity by […]

RedState can’t get over Chris Christie’s no baloney governin’ style, especially his completely serious threat to “punch” the Teacher’s Union. What a man hunk … we hear gay wedding bells! [RedState] Who has time to blog as much as Matt Yglesias does? Media-saavy retired folk from the future and millions of grumpy unemployed people from […]

Failed campaign strategist/pollster/tyrant Mark Penn writes in his always forward-thinking Microtrends column today: “Paid bloggers fit just about every definition of a microtrend.” Hooray! We’re eating steaks tonight! And then maybe some dancing, MMHMM? Tell us more: “In America today, there are almost as many people making their living as bloggers as there are lawyers.” […]

Here is why we missed Ted Kennedy: after entering the Pepsi Center, it takes eight or nine hours to figure out where you are supposed to park your ass and start typing. Also, we were getting chicken fingers. How was Teddy anyway? People were clapping, the sounds suggested. Here is probably where we were supposed […]

Here is John McCain lamenting the Information Age in typical hilarious old-man fashion. First there are “the cables,” and then talk radio, and of course bloggers, whom he hates. Finally, something we can all agree on. [YouTube via BuzzFeed]

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