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Tag: mike allen

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National Review Burnishes ‘Serious Journalism’ Rep By Hiring Disgraced Plagiarist Benny Johnson

If you were concerned that hack plagiarist Benny Johnson, Buzzfeed's former viral politics editor and laughing stock of the internet -- which he loves :) -- would disappear into oblivion and fade from our memories, pinch your collective selves...

It Is Not Very Hard To Get Kicked Out Of A Politico Party Apparently

Tampa, Day Something -- We had just gotten a small glass of Bulleit (the greatest bourbon) from the very sweet twenty-nothing barkeep, when a lady, who just moments before had gotten what looked to be a lovely pinot grigio, walked...

Eric Cantor: Yeah, We’ve Got Some Anti-Semites In the House GOP

How's jolly warrior Eric Cantor going to bat for his House GOP colleagues today? Oh, just by acknowledging that there's an anti-Semitism problem among House GOP members. Hmm. Perhaps there have been moments of discomfort for our beloved Majority...

Weird Creeper Ben Quayle Upsets Politico By Mentioning They’re Terrible

Our terrible news media and terrible politicians like to get together for fancy dinners sometimes to dress up nice and feel glamorous and very lightly poke fun at how terrible they all are. Last night, indecisive but would-be serial...

BREAKING: POLITICO FINDS OUT ABOUT BEN QUAYLE’S MUSCLES

Guess what? Politico got to talk to Ben Quayle! Ooh, what is he like? Do you think he'll like Politico? Will he want to be friends with them and stuff? He's so cool because he's the only member of...

Is Mike Allen’s War-Zone Disrespect of Joe Biden Reason For Forced Retirement?

Joe Biden opened his heart to chronic e-mail forwarder Mike Allen during a three-day trip to Iraq over Independence Day Weekend. From these conversations, Allen discerned that Biden is a "pol's pol" who "emphasized the human connection in discussing...

MORE BOOKS FOREVER: Mark Leibovich, the same New York Times writer that put together that insanely insider-y, obnoxious 8,000-word profile of Politico's Mike Allen because they're friends, is apparently so DISTURBED by the "media-industrial complex" of Washington -- it's...

POLITICO, Jonas Brothers To Get Gay-Married?

Oh ho ho! We won't ask for details. What are the details, though?? Did the Jonas Brothers get access to Mike Allen's top secret masturbatorium and underground network of slave-operated Sugar Caves?

NYT Magazine: Is Mike Allen Weird Because His Dad Was a Bircher?

The "gotcha" part of the NYT "takedown" of Politico/Mike Allen is so pathetic, we feel bad for Mike Allen. Turns out his dad, who died a quarter-century ago, was a wingnut who wrote John Birch crap and was suspicious...

Hilarious One-Paragraph History of Politico’s News-Invention Morning-Win Technique

We're now about eight nine pages into this very long NYT magazine thing about The Politico, and it's mostly the stuff you know about -- the funny cartoon video somebody made, all the reporters who quit, etc. But there's...

EXPLOSIVE ARTICLE ABOUT POLITICAL WEBSITE/PAPER TO ROCK INTERNET’S FOUNDATIONS

We're going to admit something here, before the New York Times Magazine news article about Washington webzine sweatshop "The Politico" changes the very nature of Time/Space: We do not read Mike Allen's daily email, and we don't look at...

NYT Magazine Releases Big Expose On Politico & Mike Allen?

Or is that story still several weeks away? It's hard to tell what this ten-Internet-page article about queer fur-ducks & bunnies is an allegory for. Let's go with "Mike Allen and Dick Cheney."

THE SAGA OF MIKE ALLEN, COMING SOON: DIRTY DIRTY SECRETS are on the way from the very important New York Times Magazine, and its excellent Mark Leibovich: "Politico scribes are buzzing about an upcoming NYT magazine piece by Mark...

EXCLUSIVE: Wonkette Interviews Guy Who Made That Funny Politico Video Cartoon

The greatest political satire of the decade -- this funny animated movie about the Politico -- appeared yesterday on some Web 2.6 internet website we'd never heard of before. So, being Washington journalists who WIN THE MOTHERFUCKING MORNING, we...

Secret Video of Actual Politico Editorial Meeting

WHOEVER MADE THIS IS A GENIUS.

POLITICO’s Investimagative Journamalist Discovers Terrible Obama Secret

Well shucks, it's past 4 p.m. and your Wonkette is only now getting to the POLITICO's win of the morning, if not the past 100 years: Barack Obama is secretly planning to run again, in 2012 -- this time...