On John Edwards ‘Love Child’

“Double standard!” cries Slate media critic Jack Shafer.  “An elaborate cover up!” whines hacktacular OG ‘even the liberal’ blogger Mickey Kaus.  ‘Liberal bias!’ wails the wingnutosphere (surprise, surprise). All that self-righteous sturm und drang simply because the MSM hasn’t dove on recent reports from...

A Song For Larry Craig

In honor of what I hope will be the last bit of news we hear from the esteemed Larry Craig, a song: Man, I got to tell ya, you would never catch me in the US Senate. No way! Those guys are harsh! But first, a quick recap. Republican US Senator Larry Craig of Idaho was busted in a sting in a Minneapolis...

Friday Toons: High Hopes and Low Expectations

Tribune political cartoonist Dan Wasserman must have read Kyle’s post yesterday. For the GOP, low expectations can be a function of slim pickin’s.  (From AJC pol-toonist Mike...

Larry Craig Still Guilty, Still A Senator

As I’ve mentioned before here, I am thoroughly not pleased at all with the entire circus that swirls around Senator Larry Craig, and had actually hoped that we would soon see an end to him usurping precious minutes in and inches of column space in the news, but man oh man was I mistaken. If...

Toilet Tourists

It has been said, not without justification, that there’s no such thing as “bad press.” While one would generally suppose there must be a limit somewhere, everywhere one looks, no matter how slimy the context, celebrity triumphs effortlessly over even nominal good sense. Still, you’d...

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