This Man Needs Help

I’m not angry at Rod Blagojevich anymore. I’m worried about him. This is a man who seriously, seriously, seriously needs to be in psychotherapy. Illinois’ embattled but defiant governor turned to the history books to describe the emotional strain on him and his family, comparing his arrest...

Rahm Is in the Clear, and the Wingnuts Cannot Stand It

Matttbastard wrote about the results of “Blagobamarahmbogate” (love that word!) earlier today. Joe Gandelman has an excellent post up about the “professional Obama haters” who are falling over each other to find issues on which they can demonize him before he even gets to take the...

Dear Associated Press

1992 called–it wants its appalling lack of journalistic ethics and standards back. No, seriously–you keep making shit up, with no apparent interest in sifting through unfounded allegations and baseless conjecture to find a nugget of fact. Hint: continually filing meat-free stories with...

Inverted Priorities and Blagojevich Coverage

Apparently the general public isn’t as concerned about the faux-Blagobamagate taint as the MSM would love to believe: Public ratings of Barack Obama are unscathed by the scandal swirling around Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich’s apparent effort to trade off his power to appoint Obama’s...

Foser: “[T]his week brought signs that much of the media is set to resume the absurd and shameful behavior that defined the 1990s”

Jamison Foser on the Blagobamagate!!1 media circus: If the news media regains a bit of the skepticism so many of them set aside for the past eight years, that would be an unequivocally good thing, and it should be applauded. But this week brought signs that much of the media is set to resume the absurd and...

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