Please, No Zingers at a Roast

If you’re weary of all the whining on the right about the “mean-spiritedness” and “lack of class” at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner last night, read Jon Perr’s take on the evening. Here is a sampling: That the right-wing blogosphere panned Barack...

Stewart Vs. Cramer

James Fallows compares Jon Stewart to Edward R. Murrow.  Here’s why. The essential point, Glenn writes, is that financial “journalists” like Jim Cramer allowed Wall Street CEOs and top executives to feed them lies without ever doing the investigative legwork to show they were lies...

Paul Newman, A Giant of Hollywood, Philanthropy, and Liberal Politics, Has Died, Age 83

I’ve blogged about Newman’s death (and life) at Liberty Street. (Here is a wonderful anecdote about Newman that didn’t make it into my post at...

Wings Champs Again!!!

Allow me this one digression from the fantastic day-in day-out political commentary of my great team of writers to revel in the glory of another Stanley Cup victory by my beloved Detroit Red...

When Obama wins…

Just for fun. (Thanks...

A Writing Contest to Unite the Left

In this time of turmoil within the left pitting brother against brother in what seems like a battle to the death for soul of the Democratic party, along comes a writing contest that can make us all feel better. The contest is called Six Words for Bush and its muse is described as such… A craze has...

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