NPR’s Ron Schiller admits NPR funding not needed.
This is, after all, what writer Neal Stephenson calls “The Age of Scrutiny:” there is no such thing as a private conversation or opinion any more. Like that fact or hate it, but you must accept it: too many cameras, too many people who can afford them, and data storage just gets cheaper and cheaper. It is also an age that has elevated hypocrisy to | Read More »
A helpful suggestion and a question for the President.
Since he’s apparently having quite the problem with filling the position, what with the pay-for-play and the lack of vetting and the clumsy attempts at looked-good-on-paper political stratagems. Anyway, here’s the suggestion: Why don’t you just abolish the Commerce Department? After all, your last pick thought that it was a good idea, and you thought his judgment was sound, right? I mean, I’d hate to | Read More »
The Obama campaign’s pre-debate media flack points.
Sure, they all do it. So stipulated. It’s still nice to see that the Obama campaign is deliberately (and quite hypocritically) trying to play angles like “erratic” and “dishonorable” and – ooh, this is a good one! – “unsteady.” It’s even nicer for them to give us a clear link ahead of time to the most egregious talking-points repeaters among the media. If you see | Read More »
Wow. I hadn’t realized that it stung the Democrats *that* badly.
First, let’s watch this: Come, I will hide nothing from you: I worried slightly that this would set our conservative base’s teeth on edge. So, I said to myself: “Moe, when you write up this post, you had better include some links of all those Democrats saying some nasty things about McCain lately to make the point that either they were lying then, or lying | Read More »