Category Archives: Pundits who make me crazy

2016 Goat Rodeo, Act 3: Willard Enters The Room…

Almost-alway wrong Bill Kristol wants us to have a shot at beating The Willard Mechanism for a third time: In spite of his insistence that he will not run, Mitt Romney is being courted this week by a leading conservative … Continue reading

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March Halperin Into The Sea

The blog’s old pal Tommy Christopher now writing at the Daily Banter caught a great one this morning from frequent asshat and the man who makes other pundits look informed, Mark Halperin: Halperin: It’s a lot about his supporter supporters, … Continue reading

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The DC Cocktail Circuit Weighs In

Also from Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) email thingie: Trump’s effect on DC’s social life — Kyle S. Hauptman, executive director for financial regulatory reform group Main Street Growth Project: “Here’s something people are noticing about ‘DC insiders’ … Continue reading

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Cokie Roberts Does Journalism! Who Knew?

We give Cokie Roberts a ration of shit here at the ol’ Thunderbolt Greaseslapper, but now and then she has a good oxygen flow day and puts down her Both Sides Do It manual and does some actual journalism: Even … Continue reading

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Your Bottomless Flute of Stupid is Served, Pundits

Ezra shows us the sort of legendary insight it takes to be a world-class pundit, and now we understand why his departure to start Vox was so strategic: If Trump wins the election, Christie's endorsement of him will be brilliant. … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

The Death of the Media Frank Luntz writes about Vanilla ISIS’ supporters: “The phenomenon of ‘The Donald’ is rooted in a psyche far deeper and more consequential than next November’s presidential election. … These individuals do not like being told … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

The once-upon-a-time liberal teevee channel MSNBC has the lump of coal we liberals apparently deserve: On Tuesday, December 22nd at 7pm ET, MSNBC will premiere an original documentary, “Citizen Trump with Chris Matthews.” The 2016 presidential election is shaping up … Continue reading

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Petunia and Pals Wins the Morning!

The take-away quote comes from Petunia II: “Some will also question why don’t we just fix the actual system in place. And why don’t we have a leader in place that would actually make us feel safe about terrorists so … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two, Mark Halperin

Whatever happens, this is an historic day in the history of the @realDonaldTrump campaign. — Mark Halperin (@MarkHalperin) December 8, 2015 *Bangs head on desk, looking for sweet, sweet, relief*

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Frank Luntz Speaks!

Kudos to @JDickerson for kicking off tonight's #DemDebate with foreign policy. It may not be important to Democrats, but it is to America. — Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) November 15, 2015 I hate to break the news to you, Frankie, but Democrats … Continue reading

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