Obligatory Karen Handel Komen Resignation Post

Shorter: Fuck you, fuck you, yr kewl, fuck YOU. *drops mic, walks off stage* Yep. Straight from the Komen Foundation boardroom to a  cushy future Fox News contract. C’mon, you know it’s gonna happen — the defiant, almost Nixonian delusion and naked martyr-posing is catnip for savvy...

Who are we fighting and what are we fighting for?

Matthew Hoh, a Marine veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, was rising quickly through our Foreign Service ranks, serving as a Senior Civilian Representative for America in Zabul Province, Afghanistan.  Hoh had a bright government career ahead of him until he quit because the Afghan war is bullshit. The...

Musharraf Resigns

Was never a matter of ‘if’, but, rather, when: Speaking on television from his presidential office here at 1 p.m., Mr. Musharraf, dressed in a gray suit and tie, said that after consulting with his aides, “I have decided to resign today.” He said he was putting national interest above “personal...

Does This Mean We Can Move On Now?

For a couple of days now, it’s been all Eliot all the time.  First, he’s involved with a prostitution ring, then he’s “client 9”, then he’s spending more on hookers than a lot of folks make in a year.  It’s a news story that has taken a press corps that is already...

The Political Pants Problem

Well, all Democrats can turn to Eliot Spitzer and thank him for ruining it for the rest of us.  Just when this whole “culture of corruption” thing was really beginning to stick to the Republicans, the Governor of New York had to go and get caught with his own little pants problem. I never claim...

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