Category Archives: Our Failed Political Press

Define ‘Moderate’ WaPo

Our Failed Political Press ™ There’s a piece in the WaPo entitled (and I do mean entitled), The Joe Manchin of the House GOP? And Betteridges Law Of Headlines just keeled over. Anyway, it is pushing the notion that there … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Somewhere Balloonboy is smiling: House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer to Fox News: "My concern is that the federal government doesn't know what's in that balloon. Is that bioweapons in that balloon? Did that balloon take off … Continue reading

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Small Gubmint Enthusiast Seeks Gubmint Intervention

DeSantis is asked during a news conference for his view on DirecTV dropping Newsmax. He says it warrants a congressional investigation. pic.twitter.com/6VSdRIxyS8 — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 31, 2023 Governor Whiney McFascist doesn’t think that companies should make their own … Continue reading

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Take CNN. Please.

Guys, remember a couple of weeks ago when we learned that CNN was considering hiring a comic? Well, Vanity Fair has the scoop: CNN is adding comedian Bill Maher to its Friday night lineup. Starting this Friday at 11:30pm ET, the network … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press ™ (Part Infinity)

As regular readers and all good Scissoheads know, the Sunday Talkies are a bust. They stopped being news programs long ago and became something of an inside the beltway brunch party. The guests are regularly spokespeople from the Republican Party … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press ™ (Part Infinity+)

Happy Hour News Proof those media mother-eff’ers learned NOTHING: Few more scoops:1. Reporters from CNN, NBC, etc w/ Trump on his plane for Saturday tour to NH & SC, portending return to old Trump-media status quo2. Nancy Pelosi, Gina Raimondo … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two?

Good work, AP Styleguide.

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News My head, it spins: Rep. Troy Nehls on Fox News says that if Biden really wants to end Russia's war on Ukraine, he needs to "call Donald Trump. Donald Trump will call Vladimir Putin and end this … Continue reading

Posted in Fox News, Hair Führer Donald Trump, Our Failed Political Press, Pooty-Poot Putin, Ukraine War, Useful Idiot | 16 Comments

DirecTV to Newsmax: Buh-bye

Yup, they kicked Newsman in the AON, er, comp-loompas, and Republicans are howling that a private business is making, you know, business decisions: In an emailed statement to CBS MoneyWatch, DirecTV said it is no longer airing Newsmax on the … Continue reading

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Fox News’ Apparatchiks Have Opinions

Jesse Watters casually suggests that Pence commit crimes: "Pence, seriously, we have this great thing going with Joe. C'mon man! And then he confessed to it. He couldn't just destroyed it, we never would've known." pic.twitter.com/RtFKwvo5YH — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) … Continue reading

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