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Bob Kerrey Nabs King Tut Endorsement

Achtung! Achtung! Important Hollywood Celebrity Endorsement News! But maybe Bob Kerrey’s opponent — whom Google tells us is one state Sen. Deb Fischer? — can get Janine Turner to cut her some crazy-ass vid. [PoliticalWire] Read more on Bob Kerrey Nabs King Tut Endorsement…
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Nebraskan Who Said Funny Thing About Rick Santorum Will Run For Senate

Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey has changed his mind and will run for Ben Nelson’s Senate seat! He, like Nelson, is an annoying centrist deficit whiner, but (a) at least he’s not horrible old Ben Nelson and (b) he is capable of winning the seat. Oh and (c), he once said this about then-newbie Senator Rick Santorum: “Santorum, that’s Latin for asshole.” Read more on Nebraskan Who Said Funny Thing About Rick Santorum Will Run For Senate…
 

Senate to Lose Third of ‘Chuck Caucus’

Nebraska Senator and cranky old anti-war Republican Chuck Hagel has finally made that big announcement he promised us months ago. Turns out that instead of running for President he’s going to make good on his term limit promise and retire from electoral politics forever or until he gets bored and decides to run for something again in a couple years. This leaves the Senate in utter disarray with only Senators Grassley and Schumer representing the all-important “Chuck” constituency. Read more on Senate to Lose Third of ‘Chuck Caucus’…
 

Bob Kerrey: Man of Mystery

Bob “the other Kerry” Kerrey is quoted in one of those long “what’s the point” New Yorker articles about Bill Clinton. Make of it what you will: If I were running for President, you can bet that I’d want Bill Clinton as my spouse — even if it meant a change in sexual orientation! He’s good at everything. Seriously, make of it what you will, because the whole thing is making us a little queasy. Read more on Bob Kerrey: Man of Mystery…
 

Bob Kerrey: 174 Inexplicable Friends

Ladies and gentlemen, as mentioned in New York mag, Bob Kerrey’s Facebook profile. The two groups he claims membership in — the only two — are, of course, “Cock-blocker” and “Look at my button down striped shirt… fucking look at it! (NSU chapter).” Read more on Bob Kerrey: 174 Inexplicable Friends…
 

Wonk’d: March Mediocrity?

This week’s collection of celebrity sightings is a little disappointing; we’ve seen better around here. Are you all too busy enjoying college basketball, warm weather, and cherry blossoms, leaving you without time to keep your editors informed of the comings and goings of famous people? Please don’t forget to email us with your sightings, with “Wonk’d” or “Sighting” in the subject line (as well as the name of the spotted celeb). After the jump: Patti LaBelle, in a purple fur; John King and Gheorghe Muresan, participating in the March Madness; and a bunch of senators on planes. Read more on Wonk’d: March Mediocrity?…
 

Decoding The Note: Nose Knows

A reader writes in to alert us to some truly impressive sycophantic gymnastics in today’s Note. This massive, gaping suckfest jimmies four distinct feints of flattery into one apparently prosaic event listing: Read more on Decoding The Note: Nose Knows…