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We didn’t actually read Rolling Stone’s Edwards thing so we like it better than the Romney and Obama stories. [RS]
 

We Gave Vilsack ‘Buzz’ & He Still Bailed

After a long successful run of endorsing winners like George McGovern, Walter Mondale, Al Gore and John Kerry, the magazine Rolling Stone implied back in November that Tom Vilsack might survive with a little buzz help from Wonkette. Read more on We Gave Vilsack ‘Buzz’ & He Still Bailed…
 

Wonkette Now Fictional Character In Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi somehow filled a whole column with a fictional bum trying to get Tom Vilsack a mention in a fictional Wonkette.com that is somehow important to the 2008 primary race. Read more on Wonkette Now Fictional Character In Rolling Stone…
 

Really? People Still Wonder About This?

Rolling Stone will thrill its elderly readership with its scathing new Matt Taibbi cover story, “Worst Congress Ever.” We liked the part where the unnamed “leading scholar” says: “It makes you wonder if democracy is a failed experiment.” So, the leading scholars are now retarded, is that right? Read more on Really? People Still Wonder About This?…
 

Senator Brownback Engages in Fruit-ful Dialogue

Last week, controversy erupted after Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), in an interview with Jeff Sharlet of Rolling Stone, made the following remarks: “You look at the social impact of the countries that have engaged in homosexual marriage.” He shakes his head in sorrow, thinking of Sweden, which Christian conservatives believe has been made by “social engineering” into an outer ring of hell. “You’ll know ‘em by their fruits,” Brownback says. He pauses, and an awkward silence fills the room. He was citing scripture — Matthew 7:16 — but he just called gay Swedes “fruits.” Read more on Senator Brownback Engages in Fruit-ful Dialogue…
 

Gossip Roundup: No Partying for Wolf Blitzer

• Under the Dome: Bob Livingston: “I raised hell with [Gov. Blanco] for not declaring martial law. I told her last [Wednesday] night I was going on ‘Hannity & Colmes‘ and criticize her for not doing that, and 20 minutes later, she did.”. . . Rolling Stone shadowed Bernie Sanders for upcoming article. . . National Press Club will auction nude painting. . . Albert Eisele retires about 40 years in journalism. [The Hill] • Lloyd Grove’s Lowdown: Bernstein, in latest issue of Vanity Fair, recounts tension with Woodward and Downie over Felt revelation; shows Woodward as more interested in “commerce and hype than journalism.”. . . Judi Giuliani is mum on her husband’s ’08 intentions. [NYDN] • Inside the Beltway: “VIP party” for CNN’s “The Situation Room” canceled due to Katrina. [WT] Read more on Gossip Roundup: No Partying for Wolf Blitzer…