So This Is What Desperation Smells Like (UPDATE)

We have one week and one day left before the presidential election, and when we take a look at the state of the race over at Pollster, the story is pretty grim for John McCain.  Obama has a nine point national lead, and he has almost enough electoral votes in strong states alone to get to 270 (discounting...

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...

Seven Words On The Flag Pin ‘Controversy’ (Manufactured Outrage FTW!)

What Atrios said. More from Media...

My Requisite Two Pennies Re: The Ahmadinejad Ground Zero ‘Controversy’ (UPDATED)

James Osterberg nicely sums it up: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGDb8X8limY Btw, apparently there’s some inconsequential gathering (judging by the conspicuous lack of A-list attention) in Jena, LA today. Ok, back to our regularly scheduled manufactured outrage du jour. Related: There is still time...