Against Being A Yutz: What was Jonathan Gruber Thinking?!
Jonathan Gruber’s new role in Washington, DC could be described by a recent hit song from Gotye. Now he’s just somebody that they used to know. It wasn’t always that way…. It was 5 April 2006. The Jolly, Old Brookings Institute gathered their Illuminati to discuss how they would save us all from our own, self-imposed inadequacies. The line-up went as follows: Moderator: Peter Orszag | Read More »
John Kerry talks a lot, says very little about #Ukraine.
Oh, brother. Bob Schieffer: The President spoke to Vladimir Putin we are told for 90 minutes yesterday. The White House is describing it as the toughest phone call of his presidency. DO you think it had any impact? What John Kerry said:
BENGHAZI: SENATOR SLAMS OBAMA as EX CIA OFFICER OFFERS, Were Libyan Weapons a Set Up to a Cover Up?
John McCain Sets CBS Up for “Cover Up” Story Mainstream Media Failure Starting with “the film made them do it” to admitting “it was a terrorist act” to a proverbial catch-all excuse in the final week run-up to the election of, “we don’t know but we will get to the bottom of it,” the incurious mainstream press has not pushed a reticent Obama Administration to account for false narratives | Read More »
Desperation in the Media’s “Wimp” Narrative About Romney
It never fails to amuse me at the kind of things the media will say about Mitt Romney to try to bring him down. The typical narratives the media tries to spin about a given Republican candidate usually come down to picking two out of the following three: dumb, evil, and a wimp (with warmonger being a subset of the “evil” schtick). With George W. | Read More »
Nah, Nah, Nah Boo Boo
http://www.mlgoodell.webs.com The other day Bob Schieffer, who has what passes for gravitas in this age of cultural decline, who works for some television station or other, quoted a slur he stole from a Facebook follower, which pretty much sums up how pathetic our society has become. “Why are Republicans allowing freshman congressmen to control this debate?” Schieffer quoted the social media maven. “It’s like letting | Read More »