“Typos happen to Obama, too.” – And then they got ignored.
I know that David Weigel [excuse me: one of Dave Weigel's ...co-bloggers?] wants to pat himself on the back for sneaking in a mild Romney slam graciously excusing Mitt Romney for making some typos by bringing up a couple of lesser typos made by Barack Obama’s staff. Unfortunately, if we’re going to be discussing that sort of thing then we should be talking about the | Read More »
Slate’s Weigel Admits Mainstream Media Is Now Irrelevant and Useless
Dave Weigel seems to admit that the mainstream media is not very important at all. He does so in a post for Slate,wherein he is trying to spin the reasons why Sarah Palin’s knocked-out-of-park speech in Wisconsin went mostly ignored by the mainstream media. Says Weigel (emphasis mine): For what it’s worth, I mentioned Palin’s speech yesterday and talked about it on… drum roll… MSNBC. But is it | Read More »
Palin Media Bias Rears Its Head In Hilarious Wishful Thinking
Earlier this week, the media once again displayed why no one can take them seriously. The Fourth Estate is totally insolvent and is declaring bankruptcy, morally and otherwise. In this recent instance, having to do with Tuesday night’s Republican primary in Alaska, it was at least quite hilarious. You see, Sarah Palin had endorsed Joe Miller over the incumbent alleged Republican Senator, Lisa Murkowski. As | Read More »
Dave Weigel and the Washington Post: A case of false pretenses?
When the Washington Post hired bloggers Greg Sargent and Ezra Klein, it appeared the paper was inclined to invest heavily in its web presence — and prepared to shift its online editorial slant further leftward. To offset what many saw as a disproportionate coverage of Democratic politics, the paper announced months later it had hired Dave Weigel to cover Republican intra-party politics. Sargent, whose muckraking | Read More »
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Why Is Anyone Surprised by This Dave Weigel Business?
You can read Ben Smith’s post here at the Politico on Dave Weigel. A few points from me: 1. It is no surprise to me that Ben Smith is on Journolist too. I wonder if the push back by lefty oriented journalists over Sarah Palin complaining about that stalker moving in next door was coordinated on Journolist. Probably. 2. The most shocking story is a | Read More »
Why I Can’t Take Dave Weigel Seriously
Unlike a lot of my friends, I really don’t have a problem with Dave Weigel. He is what he is. Referred to the Washington Post by Ezra Klein as someone competent to cover conservatives (a bit like Lenin making staffing decisions at the Wall Street Journal for someone competent to cover capitalists, or setting up Mearsheimer and Walt as the heads of the NYT’s Israel | Read More »