Forget Fox: White House vs Treasury Department
“Of course we requested an interview.”Fox News Senior VicePresident Michael Clemente Over the last few days there has been an explosion of stories regarding a Fox News report that claimed Fox was, initially, deliberately snubbed by the Treasury Department. Only after other networks in the press pool objected to the exclusion was Fox added to the list of participants, with Major Garrett eventually conducting the | Read More »
How Does Keith Olbermann Have A Job?
I realize you are all very busy cashing enormous checks from health care lobbyists and engaging in mob activity at town halls (with your old people and your sandals and whatnot), but please allow me to interrupt briefly with a story far too delightful to allow its passing unremarked. This is a tale of Keith Olbermann: sportscaster, eye-glasses wearer, living comedy routine and, according to | Read More »
I Demand Popcorn
Link: Instantly opening a rift among New York Democrats, Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand – a little-known, pro-gun Democrat from a rural Republican district – won appointment Friday to the Senate seat left vacant by Hillary Rodham Clinton. Gov. David Paterson announced his choice a day after presumed front-runner Caroline Kennedy – a woman with considerably more star power but less experience – mysteriously dropped out of | Read More »
The disillusionment looks to begin with the inauguration
After reading about the plans being made for the inauguration, I’m very glad that I will not be attending: Tough rules have been instituted for individuals wanting to attend President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, forcing some to rethink their plans to come to the nation’s capital on Jan. 20 for the historic oath of office of the nation’s first black president. Among other items, thermoses, coolers, | Read More »