On ‘Myths’, Memes, and Former GOP Media Flunkies

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” – Alice in Wonderland File under “Andrew Malcolm is...

Falling Apart

I had actually watched this clip a little earlier today, but it’s taken me a little bit of time to kind of solidify my thoughts around it which is why I haven’t gotten around to commenting it until now. What you’re about to watch is a brief segment in which Brian Williams and Chuck Todd...

The New Silent Majority

In 1969, Richard Nixon invoked the “silent majority,” a socio-political concept that helped him in his 1972 landslide reelection against Democrat George McGovern.  It was a well timed observation, one that would prove politically powerful and assist Republicans time and again during election...

ANALYSIS: What The Primaries Can Tell Us About The Last Month Of The General Election

Don’t count McCain out yet.  That’s the refrain I continue to hear from some of the die hards.  He’s tough, don’t count him out yet.  Even in a time of abject panic among Republicans, there are still a few that are willing to stand up and say that McCain has proven in the past that...

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...

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