Tag Archives: the new republic

  the commentczar's in town

Deleted Comments: We Were Very Mean To Barack Obama And Those Girl Scouts And We Should Feel Bad

Dear Editor: I have had it up to here with playing second fiddle to a bunch of stupid marshmallow horses...
Beyond all the half-priced candy, one thing we like about going to the store after Christmas is the sudden arrival of pallets of storage supplies — it holds out the hope that if you just buy the right plastic bins, you’ll be free of all the clutter that’s built up during the year. And so we bring you our own efforts at cleaning out the muck: A bunch of detritus from the comments queue, which we now won’t have to think about any more. Let’s start with some people we have upset with our unwarranted cruelty. For some reason, our piece on Barack Obama wearing a tiara while taking a photo with some girl scouts rubbed a few people the wrong way, perhaps because we said wearing a tiara betrayed Barack Hussein Obama’s desire for absolute power. “Thea” took us to task for being so mean to a decent, honorable man: Read more on Deleted Comments: We Were Very Mean To Barack Obama And Those Girl Scouts And We Should Feel Bad…
  media circus

Inside The Collapse Of The New Yorker’s Inside The Collapse Of The New Republic

We haven’t had much — or anything? — to say about the mass hissyfit at The New Republic, because, honestly, how could we care? But that was before we read Ryan Lizza’s Inside the Collapse of The New Republic at the New Yorker, to which we could only sit at our kitchen table and moan OH SAVE US SWEET JESUS. Read more on Inside The Collapse Of The New Yorker’s Inside The Collapse Of The New Republic…
  Here have some news n stuff

Congress Sort Of Has A Deal To Keep Government Open Maybe

He'll take the help, but it's gonna hurt
With the clock ticking toward Thursday, when our U.S. of America government will be officially out of pocket change and out of business, the do-nothing layabouts in Congress have maybe cobbled together a deal to avoid that. Hooray, end-of-year bonuses for all of you, for doing such a good job at doing your jobs! Especially you, Speaker John Boehner, for agreeing to suck it up and beg the Democrats to take pity on you by giving you a hand. Read more on Congress Sort Of Has A Deal To Keep Government Open Maybe…
  Here have some news n stuff

RINO George W. Bush Totally Supports Obama’s Goal Of Beating Bad Guys

Is this guy even a Republican?
George Dubya gave an interview on CNN and said some stuff. Like how when he heard about the grand jury in New York refusing to indict the cop who choked Eric Garner to death, it made him “sad that race continues to play such a, you know, kind of emotional, divisive part of life.” And how if his brother Jeb runs for president, he will SO full-on win. And also how it was a real comfort to him sometimes, when he was president, that his daddy had been president too, because his daddy could, like, totally get it, man. Read more on RINO George W. Bush Totally Supports Obama’s Goal Of Beating Bad Guys…
  And I'm The Queen Of England

Sure, New Republic Really Thinks Rand Paul Could Be President! Why Would Anyone Joke About That?

The New Republic ran a profile of Rand Paul Monday with the headline “President Rand Paul.” But why? Does anyone at the usually pretty sober and realistic (except for when they were really excited for the Iraq War) New Republic actually believe Rand Paul is a real contender? Maaaaaybe not, is Yr Wonkette’s reasoned opinion, especially considering the alternative title in TNR’s promotional email: “The Real Rand Paul (Can’t Be Trusted).” Are these provocative headlines just click bait, or is this one of those too-clever-by-far “11-dimensional chess” things we’ve been hearing about? Maybe TNR’s editors are hoping to superficially legitimize the rather weird and squeaky Rand Paul as a 2016 contender, so they can sit back and watch the fireworks as the GOP tears itself apart again in a long, bloody primary? They can’t seriously think “President Rand Paul” is anything other than a punchline, right? Read more on Sure, New Republic Really Thinks Rand Paul Could Be President! Why Would Anyone Joke About That?…
  i remember zion

‘The New Republic’ Singularly Unsuccessful At Purging Its Jews

If there’s one place that Jewish people are overrepresented vis a vis their share of the population, it is in banking Hollywood the Bilderberg Group magazines and the Internet. You cannot swing a dead cat without hitting a woman named, like, “Rebecca Schoenkopf” or “Sarah Steinberg” or “Rachel Schoenkopf Steinberg” or whatnot. But we have bad news, Jews! Word comes this morning that The New Republic is purging all its Jews! Why? Because the Washington Free Beacon says so! Let us examine the first and then the second-to-last paragraphs of the Free Beacon’s journalism, and see what we might find! The New Republic has quietly dropped at least five prominent Jewish writers from its masthead in a move that may signal the publication’s continued drift away from a staunchly pro-Israel standpoint. [Snip!] Seven additional writers have been dropped from the newly redesigned masthead. Huh. Well. Er? Good story, Washington Free Beacon! Definitely bringing needed attention to … something! Read more on ‘The New Republic’ Singularly Unsuccessful At Purging Its Jews…
 

Gross Close-Ups of Mitt Romney’s Face Based On This TNR Cover

The famous “in-flight magazine of Joe Lieberman and Air Force One,” The New Republic, wants to make you vomit blood for the next week. This is the only explanation for its most recent cover, in which a 400-year-old black-and-white space dragon is depicted and weighed as a possible victor over Barack Obama in the upcoming snoozeburger election. We will not read it. So … who wants to see more gross close-ups of this cover though? This is what you want! Read more on Gross Close-Ups of Mitt Romney’s Face Based On This TNR Cover…
  liberal racist elite

Now That NYT Saw Marty Peretz’ Racism, He Regrets It

Approximately 4,000 political blogs attacked fat toad Marty Peretz for his latest repulsive Muslim-hating idiocy published by his sad pamphlet, Muslims Can Suck My Ass Is What, but it took the notice of the New York Times to make Marty “regret” that he had once again published the kind of Muslim-hating hate speech he has consistently published for two decades. Reason notes: Read more on Now That NYT Saw Marty Peretz’ Racism, He Regrets It…
  america's liberal establishment

Muslim-Hater Marty Peretz Says Muslims Can’t Have Free Speech

What’s that sociopath New Republic editor Marty Peretz up to these days, in terms of how much he hates the motherfucking Arabs, who he KNOWS are not even human, because come on, Arabs? This week, hate-sack Marty Peretz (whose mom was an Arab) says Americans of Arab descent are not “worthy of the privileges of the First Amendment.” Ha ha, what? Oh yeah, Marty Peretz is a liberal magazine editor — if by “liberal” you mean “neocon” and “magazine” you mean “a thing that literally no-one has read for decades, not even other bloodthirsty Arab-Killin’ porn afficionados, because they’re all wanking to NewsMax or whatever.” And liberals are protected in Washington … by other liberals. Read more on Muslim-Hater Marty Peretz Says Muslims Can’t Have Free Speech…
  wait what?

Because TIME Fired Him, Michael Kinsley’s Pretty Disappointed With This ‘New’ Newsweek

Michael Kinsley, the dignified journalist and dinner companion to David Denby, starts his review of the new Newsweek reboot with this: “Having recently been dumped by Time, I naturally had great hopes for this week’s much-anticipated makeover of Newsweek.” And 2,000 annoying words later — including a long bit about masturbating to a large photograph of the homophobic idiot Miss California — he closes with this: “Don’t forget to cancel your subscription to Time while you’re at it.” Read more on Because TIME Fired Him, Michael Kinsley’s Pretty Disappointed With This ‘New’ Newsweek…
  wonkette's stop the internet campaign

FLASH: Attacking Credibility Of MSM Damages Credibility Of MSM

Boy howdy, this March 4th edition (how??) of The New Republic is a real piece of work! Here’s an interesting snippet from an editorial titled “MSM, RIP,” by The Editors: “On The Huffington Post and its ilk, you would find rants about how ‘Beltway media really makes no effort to do anything other than parrot totally out-of-touch conventional wisdom–no matter how inane, stupid and ridiculous it is.’ This rhetoric creates a poisonous atmosphere. By assaulting the credibility of the press, it destroys its authority in the culture, giving cover to politicians who would rather avoid dealing with reporters in the first place.” Man, those liberal bloggers sure had some nerve that time they invented the massive natural forces dictating the evolution of information flow, huh? Well, enough. Don’t adapt, just stop the Internet. And if you think some newspaper isn’t credible, keep it to yourself, because that could destroy the newspaper’s authority! [TNR] Read more on FLASH: Attacking Credibility Of MSM Damages Credibility Of MSM…
  thursdays are for magazines

Getting The New Republic Over With

It was only a matter of time before the The New Republic stopped being an inevitability in this little feature. Well, the time has come—just one week in! Let’s take a look what worthwhile things are afoot in these storied pages this week, for our new feature, Thursdays Are For Magazines. Read more on Getting The New Republic Over With…
  popular sexist tropes

Please Allah, Let There Be No Clinton-Palin ‘Cat Fight’ Stories Ever

Did anyone else know that Howard Wolfson has a blog on The New Republic now? No, not his elitist indie rock one, but an actual politics blog that is comically titled “The Flack,” where he mostly answers arbitrary questions about Hillary Clinton. And he says that Clinton will not start a “cat fight” with Palin. Thank God, because no one wants to go through an electoral distraction of THAT kind of world-historical magnitude. Can you even imagine how many 52-year-old male D.C. pundits have the first parts of their “Battle of the Bitches” narratives typed up and ready to go, just sittin’ in Microsoft Word, waiting for the first vague Clinton line about Palin at a rally to set the predetermined cycle in motion? [The Flack] Read more on Please Allah, Let There Be No Clinton-Palin ‘Cat Fight’ Stories Ever…
 

Ron Paul Probably Not As Racist As This Other Guy

Paultards are still up in arms trying to figure out who wrote the crazy, conspiratorial, racist screeds that were published in “The Ron Paul Report,” a newsletter that went out to God even knows who for almost 30 years. The New Republic posted the tirades last week, but it wasn’t the newsletters that hurt Paul as much as his total inability to not sound like a racially insensitive tool on CNN that destroyed his status as the presumptive GOP nominee for president and a shoe-in to the White House in November. Paultarded fingers nonetheless point to Dr. Congressman Paul’s former chief of staff, Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., as the likely (and definitely, totally only) racist in their midst. With a name like that, dude’s got to be a racist. [TNR] Read more on Ron Paul Probably Not As Racist As This Other Guy…
 

Remember the fake soldier The New Republic hired to write about how terrible our troops are who turned out to be a real soldier? Well The Weekly Standard hired a gay escort-turned-con man to discredit him. [Media Matters] Read more on …
 

Rumors On The Internets: Saddam’s Apple

* Fresh Saddam Hussein execution video is head and shoulders above the rest. [The Jawa Report] * DEA agents watch Training Day like it was a training video. [Talk Left] * The New Republic is either stealing headlines from Comedy Central or just making up shit like they do. [Comedy Central Insider] * Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to be a Zenataur. [Washington Whispers] * Lisa Simpson does what Al Gore never could: be concise. [C&L] * Barack Obama has begun preparations for 2008’s swimsuit competition. [Hotline on Call] * Dick Cheney pulled his guns out of the ground, figures he can use them some more. [AP] Read more on Rumors On The Internets: Saddam’s Apple…