Category Archives: Axios

Pandemic is Over According To Axios, Who Knew?

Axios tells us —between coughing fits— that Americans believe that the Trump-Virus is over. Get a load of this: Less than one in 10 Americans now describe COVID-19 as a crisis — with about three in four calling it a manageable … Continue reading

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Moscow Mitch Boxed In By Reporter

Jonathan Swann is a great interviewer because he doesn’t let up: The best part of this exchange is that @LeaderMcConnell seems to be genuinely befuddled that one might expect him to have a moral red line. He literally can't come … Continue reading

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Covid is Not Done With Us, and also: Both Sides!

Der Tiger Beat auf dem Potomac (thanks Charlie, with an assist from MPS Patron Saint Watertiger) leads their morning email thing with the shocking news that the Trump-Virus is still with us —who knew?— as it has super-spread from the … Continue reading

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Oops: Axios Fogets To Both Sides Jan. 6 Commemoration

It’s all clicks and ratings to our Failed Political Press ™ and they couldn’t be happier as Axios breathlessly promotes that Steve Bannon and Hair Füror will bring their combined black hole, er, star power to Merde-a-Lardo to “counter-program” the … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press Announces The New Normal

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie) morning email thingie is allegedly the most read newsletter by our elite political press and is said with some credibility to frame the news of the day (Hot Takes and Win The Morning!), … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press Fails, Part Infinity

The framing of this Axios story bothers me (weird formatting is theirs): Scoop: Biden bombs with Manchin President Biden failed to persuade Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to agree to spending $3.5 trillion on the Democrats’ budget reconciliation package during their … Continue reading

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Some Fries With Your Stupid, Axios?

Axios has a piece up: Rise of the anti-“woke” Democrat in which they extensively quote Bacardi Lifetime Achievement Winner Peggy Noonan’s W$J column as proof. Is high noon(an) too early to start drinking?  

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And a 2024 Dark Goat Emerges: Chris Christie

Oh, dear.  Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seriously considering running for president in 2024, three people familiar with his thinking tell Axios. Driving the news: While Christie isn’t saying anything publicly about his thinking — besides telling radio … Continue reading

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Axios Builds A Lifeboat

Leave it to Axios to save the Coup Klux Klan: Our new reality: Three Americas The United States, torn apart by insurrection and mass misinformation, is witnessing a political and social realignment unfold in real time: We’re splitting into three … Continue reading

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Both Sides Don’t

This is subtle, but it absolutely is another example of our Failed Political Press: The cost of Washington’s coronavirus failures Dude, it should be: The cost of Republican Senate’s coronavirus failures Please recall that the house has now passed two … Continue reading

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