Tag: mike allen

Oh Fuck Off, Axios

Things we do not need today: Journalism-splaining from Axios on how everybody SHOULD have handled Sam Nunberg.

Kill Us Now: Axios’s Mike Allen And Mitch McConnell Have An Event

Mike Allen AND Mitch McConnell? Are we in Hell?

Reporters Better Stop Trying To Look At Sean Spicer’s Secret Russia Diary OR HE WILL TELL!

That means you, too Bob Mueller! No Bobs allowed!

Donald Trump Just Gonna Fire Errrebody, Let Jared And Ivanka Do All The Jobs

It's almost as if the guy has no idea what he's doing.

Donald Trump Loves Reading Books. Here’s A Book. He Loves Reading It.

Books: What have they ever done for us?
A Doktor Zoom original

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...


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...