Tag Archives: Politico

News That Will Drive You To Drink

The Death of the Media It’s really rare that the so-called liberal media lays their cards clearly on the table, so this is really breath-taking in the extreme to me: “The conventional wisdom among Clinton’s supporters is that Clinton is … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (Thanks Charlie!) breathlessly tells us that MSNBC is going to pretty much throw out everything and start over: “The extent of that change could be vast: In the months ahead, MSNBC is likely to shake … Continue reading

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Things in Politico That Make Me… well, you know the rest

The Death of the Media, Cont. From the Politico email thingy they send me everyday. POLITICO ADDS GOSSIP COLUMNIST — Editor Susan Glasser emails the staff: “Kate Glassman Bennett, a fourth-generation Washingtonian who cut her teeth … in the competitive … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2015. It’s all about 2016.

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) brings us the most depressing Advent Calendar or all time, Calendar pols: A guide to 2015’s key dates There’s plenty of action leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Some highlights: Jan. 13 … Continue reading

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Politico Discovers The 2016 Goat Rodeo!

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) breathlessly tells us that the midterm election results have changed everything! Wingnuttia’s candidates are coming out of the woodworks, and Politico lists the TWENTY that should be taken seriously. Thank-you Jeebus for this … Continue reading

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Winning the Morning!

The HuffPo wins the morning: Politico’s Executive Editor Rick Berke has resigned over newsroom strategy differences. Previously, Berke was 27 years at the NYTimes, so we assume that there was some sort of massive head injury that took him to … Continue reading

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The NRO Hires a New Plagiarist

From the email thingy that Tiger Beat on the Potomac (Thanks Charlie!) sends every goddam morning: EXCLUSIVE: Benny Johnson, the BuzzFeed “viral politics editor” who was fired for plagiarism in July, will start Monday as National Review’s social media director, … Continue reading

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Things in the WaPo That Make Me Want To Guzzle Anti-Freeze

Death of the Media Jeff Bezos has replaced publisher Katharine Weymouth with Frederick J. Ryan, the founding CEO of Politico and a former St. Ronnie administration official. Well, that’s one way to win the morning.

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Important Trig Update!

Ben Smith at Politico wants us to know that we should not trust the Vanity Fair profile of Mooselini because Trig (the likable Palin) was not at the Kansas City event that was mentioned. Ben Smith is a professional journalist. … Continue reading

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Roll Over, Moynihan

The late NY Senator once famously said that “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” Today, Politico tells us that: Indeed, of the multitude of ways that President George W. Bush changed America, this may … Continue reading

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