Category Archives: Our Failed Political Press

BREAKING: CNN (no d’uh)

I have to admit until I saw this tweet from ol’ Thumbhead, I had no idea that CNN had morning programming: LEMON LOSES PRIMETIME: Don Downgraded to Morning Show Slot https://t.co/mfHDoC5V7x — Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) September 15, 2022 Note to … Continue reading

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But The Book Sales Will Be Boffo

Our Failed Political Press ™ Thanks a lot, Maggie Haberman: (CNN)Former President Donald Trump repeatedly told aides in the days following his 2020 election loss that he would remain in the White House rather than let incoming President Joe Biden … Continue reading

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David Brooks Predicts the Decay of Western Civilization, Again

As long as I am asking you to read things written by other people, The Editorial Board has a terrific piece up entitled (boy is it ever), David Brooks and the decay of white Boomer politics. This is an editorial … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News CNN is totally a trash network, and the Powerhouse Panels are THE WORST. Exhibit 12,479: CNN is currently doing a panel discussion about if Biden should invite Trump to the Queen's funeral. Jake Tapper says it would … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two, NYTimes?

The style guide says write simply and clearly. The word you seek is “coup.” Try, “…wide -ranging criminal investigation into the coup attempt by Mr. Trump and his allies…”

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News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Now updated with truth-telling from @JohnJHarwood, which was followed moments later by his departure from CNN. https://t.co/5UfghMdlXg pic.twitter.com/4F1XHisPS9 — Dan Froomkin/PressWatchers.org (@froomkin) September 2, 2022 (Hat tip: Scissorhead Jimmy-T)

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…and Our Failed Political Press ™ Responds

It’s very telling that the media critics last night all focused on the optics of having  marines in the background. I found several of these tweets, but this one frosted my cookies: There’s nothing unusual or wrong with a President … Continue reading

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The Spice Must Flow, Part Infinity

The Daily Beast has a bit up that implies Upchuck Todd might be on his way out because the flagship public affairs program is hemorrhaging viewers in the most important demographics: NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ Shakeup Puts Chuck Todd in Jeopardy … Continue reading

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Some Lunchtime Reading

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TRUMPWORLD TELL-ALLS at Vanity Fair reminds me of Spy Magazine of old. Really well done thumbnail sketch of the plethora (or is it a cornucopia?) of egregious books from insiders from the Third Reich nitwits. They … Continue reading

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Rudderless Republicans

Our Failed Political Press Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) email thingie seems unhappy: you see, it looks like the Democrats are gaining the upper hand over Team Evil: The latest NBC News poll — which still shows Republicans … Continue reading

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