Bloom Off Of The Rose Watch, Mark Knoller edition.
It’s not that the title of this article (“Obama Says Bipartisanship, But What He Wants Is GOP Surrender“) itself is so startling – as Ed Morrissey notes, it’s not exactly telling Republicans things that they don’t already know. It’s that this: It’s a familiar refrain from U.S. presidents who can’t get their way in Congress. “We must put aside our political differences if we’re ever | Read More »
Rooting for injuries watch: Dan Rather vs. CBS.
Via JammieWearingFool comes news that Rather’s lawsuit has been rejuvenated: The anchor’s $70 million lawsuit against his former employers got a new lease on life today when a Manhattan judge restored his previously dismissed fraud claim against the network. [snip] The fraud charge contends the network’s trickery cost Rather millions by scapegoating him for a flawed report on President Bush’s Vietnam era military service, and | Read More »
Jack Murtha (D, PA-12) Claims Constitutional right to trade earmarks for donations.
Okinawa Jack seems very, very defensive in this article (H/T: Instapundit): Murtha defends statement The region’s outspoken congressman is in the national lens again – this time CBS News television cameras – in a report Wednesday that calls him “the king of earmarks who wastes a lot of taxpayer money” and implies that the FBI is investigating. U.S. Rep. John Murtha, D-Johnstown, responded by waving | Read More »