Tag: new republic

California Supreme Court Wants Us All To Know Stephen Glass Is Totally Racist

Did you want to read the California Supreme Court's opinion that lawsplains at you forever why Stephen Glass, who showed us all how to spin a bright shining lie into a New Republic career, cannot be a lawyer there?...

Marty Peretz Has Instinctual Knowledge Of Reasons Behind Unconfirmed Firing

New Republic editor-in-chief Marty Peretz, known for his colorful view (complete hatred) of Arabs, read in an Israeli newspaper that Dennis Ross was being replaced as "Iran Czar" or whatever. Granted the State Department has denied this news report,...

Jeffrey Rosen Quits The Internet

The Internet has hurt the important feelings of the important "Joe Lieberman Liberal" New Republic political pamphlet's important legal scholar Jeffrey Rosen, whose very important 1,000+ word front-page non-blog journalistically reported "The Case Against Sotomayor"-titled news article -- which...

Is Frontrunner Mexican Lady Judge A Dumb? Anonymous Sources Think So!

Barack Obama needs two very arbitrary things from his Supreme Court pick: that the pick be a woman, and Mexican. Maybe even a liberal, although he does not support Litmus Tests. A quick scan of the system shows that...

HOW TO MAKE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTIONS LESS TERRIBLE: "All have just been television shows, scripted, fake, and boring, the American political equivalent of Olympic opening ceremonies, without the panache. And so when the editors of TNR asked for 500...

The New Republic Debunks Paris Hilton’s Policy Plans!

Important news from the Wonkette Inbox(!): "Today on TNR.com, Dayo Olopade offers the definitive fact-check of Paris Hilton’s energy recommendations in her new 'campaign' video. While Hilton’s video is perhaps a humorous response to McCain’s recent 'celebrity' ad featuring...

Did Chip Pickering Destroy Some Old Young Man At Congressional Baseball Game?

Chip Pickering, the Mississippi Congressman who's retiring to spend more time with his divorced family and mistresses, participated in last night's annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game one last time, for the fans. If you would like a recap...

Rudy G. Has New Special Slimy Friend!

Forked Tongues