Angry Readers Dump ‘Us’ Magazine
MSNBC’s Courtney Hazlett is reporting that thousands of subscribers have cancelled their subscriptions to Us Weekly in the 24 hours since the magazine’s Sarah Palin smear job became known on the Internet. Most subscribers have not even received their issues yet.
I’m So Excited
The Chicago Sun-Times understands your excitement at seeing Barack Obama running for President! Now this is a serious candidate!
Just a quick heads-up: We on the Senate Banking Committee — that’s my committee — just passed a bill to call for divestment from Iran as way of ratcheting up the pressure to ensure that they don’t obtain a nuclear weapon. You probably think I’ve gone bonkers, imagining myself a member of the Senate Banking Committee. Not so. Anyone can be a member of the | Read More »
A Tankful of Reporters
Beauties come in ‘bevies.’ Geese come in ‘gaggles.’ Here’s one that was new to me: Reporters come in ‘tankfuls.’ The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey found that 49% of voters believe most reporters will try to help Obama with their coverage, up from 44% a month ago. Just 14% believe most reporters will try to help John McCain win, little changed from 13% a month | Read More »