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Last week or something, we asked you, the faithful Wonkvillein, to help us buy an entire person in the form and shape of Doktor Zoom. And many of you immediately started sending us money — so much and so fast, we actually were not able to send you personalized thank you notes, so we decided […]

Would you like Bill O’Reilly’s advice on what the Republican party could have done differently to avoid losing the Presidency and their chances of a GOP Senate? Of course you would, and here it is! First off, says Bill O’Reilly, the campaign really just reined Mitt Romney in too much. He should have been allowed […]

The most challenging investigative task a prominent Washington journalist could ever face in his or her career is to cover the White House Pool Report beat, where our greatest reporters take turns following the President during off-hours — just in case anything like a sex affair or juicy “gaffe” happens — and then share the […]

SEX ADVICE COLUMNS  10:25 am July 2, 2009

by Sara K. Smith

THE SAD ROMANTICAL BALLAD OF MARK SANFORD: “Of course, when you’re a middle-aged man facing the collapse of your life’s work and abandoning hope of being with the woman you call your ‘ soul mate’ rational decision making or a clearly considered plan may be too much to expect.” Illustration by our pal Lauri. [TPM]

GUIDED BY THE BEAUTY OF OUR WEAPONS  2:34 pm January 9, 2009

by Ken Layne

WAR ON LIBTARDS: Good jesus, is this what goes on with the comments, on the liberal blogs? Must we TAKE BACK our 2nd Place Endorsement of Talking Points Memo? Looks like it! Okay, return to “crush them all.” [TPM Cafe]

GREAT DEPRESSION  2:12 pm October 26, 2008

by Ken Layne

SEND ALL YOUR ALL-CAPS RESUMES TO JOSH MARSHALL! While every single media company prepares to go bankrupt and fire our comrades — RIP Radar! — the serious journalistic Talking Points Memo websites are hiring a couple of muckrakers. [Gawker]