They’re Just Like Us

A couple of days ago, my wife was on the computer while I was watching tv.  Out of nowhere she scoffs and says, “Hey.” “Yeah?” “Did you know Sarah Palin had a tanning bed installed in the governor’s mansion?” Of course I knew; my wife’s nowhere near as...

On Gwen Ifill, White Privilege and Working the Refs

Yeah, about that *cough* top-secret “pro-Obama” book by notoriously anodyne PBS anchor and longtime Beltway insider Gwen Ifill that has the usual suspects in a histrionic froth: Howie Kurtz quotes from his September 4th profile of Ifill, in which her upcoming book is discussed: In The Post...