Buzzfeed tries to sling mud at Tim Huelskamp… and hits itself, instead.
If you’ve ever wondered what an embarrassing retraction looks like, here you go. This is one of the more painful ones I’ve seen: Before: “Republican Congressman Says Women ‘Desperately Looking For A Husband’” After: “Republican Congressman Tells Men: Wives ‘Desperately’ Need Their Husbands To Step Up”
Gawker, BuzzFeed, and the Outrage of the PC Crowd
In a recent interview, Jerry Seinfeld said that he doesn’t care what race a comedian is – if you’re funny, he likes you. If you’re not funny, well you’re not on his radar, probably. I’m of course paraphrasing a bit, but the overall idea is that race, gender, etc. shouldn’t matter in the world of comedy (it doesn’t). However, there was (of course) the outrage | Read More »
Show the World BuzzFeed’s Sources Are Idiots & They Get Suspicious
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HAGo here to understand it all. this totally doesn't make me more suspicious at all, @EWErickson http://t.co/5PbRrqIKgL — Rosie Gray (@RosieGray) August 23, 2013 Writing long defensive blog posts always the best, least suspicious way to respond to reporters' questions: http://t.co/Mm4OS3VO1e — McKay Coppins (@mckaycoppins) August 23, 2013
BuzzFeed Sources Think If You Like @Uber You Must Be Getting Paid
I know I have some pretty stupid critics out there, but this may be the stupidest thing I’ve ever been accused of. See this email from Rosie Gray at BuzzFeed. Bless her heart, she’s having track down people and ask them if they are getting paid to say awesome stuff about Uber.Anyone who has ever used the service says awesome things about Uber. But read | Read More »
On a daily basis I get several hundred emails from people pitching me stories to see if I’m interested in writing about something. Most are campaigns making sure I’ve seen stuff about other campaigns. Some highlight news I missed while on a trip and people want to make sure I’ve seen it because they know I’m interested. Occasionally a friend will send me something asking | Read More »
Announcing HILLARY WATCH 2016: We Read, We Report, So You Can Ignore
Photo credit: Getty Images The day after the 2012 presidential election was the unofficial beginning of the mainstream media’s (MSM) obsession with Hillary Rodham Clinton’s (HRC) political plans for 2016. Now given that Friday, February 1st is the day when HRC steps down as Secretary of State to resume her life as a private citizen, this is the perfect week to launch an occasional new | Read More »
This Barack Obama is no Ronald Reagan
Today, Obama’s second inauguration, was marked by the usual formalities. Unlike Mr. Obama’s first inauguration there were far fewer people attending the festivities this year. Obama was sworn into office on two Bibles which reportedly belonged to President Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. respectively. Myrlie Evers-Williams, who was picked to give the invocation after previous choices didn’t pass the administration’s Gay tolerance standard, delivered | Read More »
, Ben Smith
, Martin Luther King Jr.
, November 2012