Tag Archives: red versus blue

 

Remainders: Out for a Good Borking

• Jeb Bush, talking hurricane relief and support, proves to be a less-than-traditional conservative: “If Wal-Mart can do it, why can’t the government?” That’s like digging up Barry Goldwater in order to kill him again! [South Florida Sun-Sentinel] • “Borked” versus “Miers”. What the rest of the world calls “tops” and “bottoms.” [AP, via Breitbart.com] • Vioxx teaches its reps to play Dodgeball. Because nobody makes them bleed their own profits! Nobody! [ATLA] • The original text of Harriet Miers resignation letter. REVEALED! [Flak Magazine] • Red States Lose! Ozzie Guillen rubs Texas’ face in it by taking World Series victory to decidedly erotic new heights. [AP] Read more on Remainders: Out for a Good Borking…
 

Daily Briefing: Pet Peeves

• $286b transportation bill, which funds a record 6,371 pet projects, marks a “significant shift from Bush‘s once-uncompromising stand on earmarks.” [WP, NYT, USAT] • NARAL’s anti-Roberts advertisement sparks backlash; Annenberg study concludes “the ad is false” and “uses the classic tactic of guilt by association.” [NYT] • 9/11 Commission was notified of military intelligence about the hijackers; Weldon says the panel’s “refusal to investigate. . . is evocative of the worst tendencies in the federal government that the commission worked to expose.” [NYT] • Roberts advised O’Connor to be evasive at her confirmation hearings, suggesting he will duck questions about his opinions on specific cases. [WP] • Specter supports administration’s position on Roberts‘ memos. [NYT, WSJ] • Protesters set to join Sheehan; Rice, Rumself plan to visit ranch today. [USAT] Read more on Daily Briefing: Pet Peeves…
 

Washington Post Magazine Officially Out of Ideas

We’re sort of curious about what exactly goes on in the newsroom of the WP magazine. Based on the cover story of yesterday’s issue, we’re thinking not much. The entire article stems from this premise: “The Washington Post Magazine… wanted to see what happens when you pluck hostile bloggers from the ether and cause them to spend a day together, sightseeing and arguing in the nation’s capital.” Read more on Washington Post Magazine Officially Out of Ideas…