Category Archives: Our Failed Political Press

Get A Load of This ‘Both Sides’

Man, I’ve seen some tortured attempts to Both Sides, but this editorial by Jason Willick in the WaPo is so nonsensical I expected the byline to by David Eff’ing Brooks: …Populations can’t be divided into camps of voters who favor … Continue reading

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The Spice Must Flow: UpChuck Announces He’s Quitting MTP

There’s a disturbance in The Farce: Today we close our show with an announcement from @chucktodd: "While today is not my final show, this will be my final summer here at Meet the Press. … I am really proud of … Continue reading

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CNN’s Chris Licht: So Much Winning!

Our Failed Political Press™ Whoever picked June 2 as the day Chris Licht —CNN’s doomed CEO— would get his public humiliation, please collect your winnings. Following The Atlantic’s exposé on the Boy Wonder —literally hours later— CNN has installed a … Continue reading

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Hostage Taking Today (Kobayashi Maru Scenario)

The Media has completely normalized hostage taking and so they see it as BOTH SIDES and a horserace of sorts, which means all we hear is breathless speculation (“X is in!, Y is out!”) and so we really don’t know … Continue reading

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Breaking: CNN Learned Nothing

Happy Hour News Whatever little ratings they got from the Republican base (and the YUGE damage they did with the Left),  they are about to lose: CNN to Host Republican Presidential Town Hall with former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley … Continue reading

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ETTD, Part Infinity

CNN CEO Christ Licht is learning that there is one, true, impermeable law of the universe: Everything Trump Touches Dies, including CNN’s ratings following giving TFG essentially an hour of free prime time campaigning: More than a week after CNN’s … Continue reading

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Both Sides Don’t: Is Our Failed Political Press ™ Learning?

The thumbnail sketch of the Debt Ceiling hostage crisis is that the Republicans don’t want to pay for the Billions for Billionaires tax cuts. They want me and you and a dog named Boo to pay for it. I know … Continue reading

Posted in Hostage Taking Today, K-Mac Kevin McCarthy who is very bad at his job, Our Failed Political Press, Wingnuttia | 12 Comments

The Media Wants A Horse Race, But DeSantis Is a Nag

I’m old enough to remember the sure-thing campaign of friendly fascist Scott Walker in the 2016 Goat Rodeo, and he didn’t even make it to Iowa. I am thinking about his trajectory and wondering if unfriendly fascist Ron DeSantis is … Continue reading

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UPDATED: About Last Night…

Our Failed Political Press ™ I did not watch CNN’s “town hall” last night, I did not expect it to be anything other than an in-kind donation to Lord Damp Nut’s third run for the presidency. It was a bad … Continue reading

Posted in 2024 Goat Rodeo, CNN, Hair Führer Donald Trump, Nazis, New Hampshire, Our Failed Political Press | 16 Comments

Breaking: James Comey Sees A Cow

As reported breathlessly on Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie. It’s on Insta (as the 40-year old kids call it), so I doubt it will embed properly, so here’s the link.  

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