Tag Archives: gotcha journalism

  lies and the smegma-lipped liars who tell them

Rick Santorum Simply Does Not Care for Joe Scarborough’s ‘Gotcha’ Questions

Rick Santorum put the pout back on his smegma-caked lips when Sad Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough insisted on reminding him he was a dirty liar. First, temptressy succubus Mika Zbrzeziznzkszy was all, “Hey, so is everybody on your team telling you to zip it with this birth control nonsense yet, because I and all other ladies in the universe except for Kathryn Jean Lopez want to smack you right in your mean little puss?” Read more on Rick Santorum Simply Does Not Care for Joe Scarborough’s ‘Gotcha’ Questions…
  flotus files

Michelle Obama Brags To Child About Fancy Sweet Potato Fries

According to most people, journalism has seen better days, and as an industry/art form/whatever you want to call it, is really just sending reluctant, furloughed editors to set up subscription booths at the nearest Walgreen’s and hoping for the best. But there are still young people in this country who want to see journalism survive as more than just a thing that helps interpret trending Twitter topics for Olds. There are young people like 11-year-old Topanga Sena, who want to ask the tough questions that aren’t being answered – questions like, “If you, First Lady Michelle Obama, had magical powers, what great gift would you bestow upon your Obese Nation?” Read more on Michelle Obama Brags To Child About Fancy Sweet Potato Fries…
  they sure know how to title a video

Joe The Plumber/Future Congressman Whining About ‘Gotcha’ Questions Already

Back before Joe the Plumber fell into an Internet spidy-hole and was still actually getting interviewed (granted, only by things called “Christianity Today”), America’s sweetheart let slip with some—how to put this delicately—fucking nuts comments about the “queers” and how he would never let them near his children. Ha, so heartland, right? Well, Joe recently took the opportunity to let everyone know he’s more rancid than ever! (If you were concerned.) Read more on Joe The Plumber/Future Congressman Whining About ‘Gotcha’ Questions Already…
  but he still loves his fetus friends more

VIDEO: Rick Santorum Was ‘With, Loves’ His Gay Friends

Openly gay CNN reporter Don Lemon was the first reporter we know of to finally ask Rick Santorum a very obvious question: does he have any gay friends? Santorum replied, “Yes, in fact I was with a gay friend of mine two days ago.” And then everyone on earth immediately pointed out that “with” is a polite way of saying “my friend and I did it in thirty different increasingly nasty positions,” and now Rick Santorum is finally out of the closet. Hooray, just in time for the debate tonight! Are you sure you really love gay people, asks Lemon as a follow-up, and Rick says, “they know that I love them because they’re my friends.” Hottt video after the jump! Read more on VIDEO: Rick Santorum Was ‘With, Loves’ His Gay Friends…
  rumors on the internets

Now We Can Use Basketball Metaphors To Talk About Palin

What McCain did with Biden’s comments about coal is not “gotcha journalism” because it did not occur inside a pizza place that is really a cheesesteak shop that does not sell pizza. [CNN Political Ticker] Read more on Now We Can Use Basketball Metaphors To Talk About Palin…