“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 »
Matt Yglesias and the Totally Awesome Energy Narrative
Dig the moats, unroll the concertina wire and man the battlements! With the looming possibility of $4.00 per gallon gasoline at the pump, the Left’s defense of President Obama’s disastrous energy policies has begun in earnest. Matt Yglesias unfurled the narrative at Slate.com: Out of Gas, The folly of blaming Obama for higher gas prices. …[T]his should all serve as a reminder that there’s little | 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 »
Tech at Night: Net Neutrality reactions continue, ALA, Copyright, Trademark, the new Madden Curse
Tech at Night took Christmas off (in fact I even decided not to bother to put up a post saying I was taking Christmas off), so I have some catch up to do. Looks like nine links tonight, so let’s start. Jack Shafer at Slate of all places has made fun of Net Neutrality by detailing what might have happened had the FCC regulated information | Read More »
, Electronic Arts
, Free Press
, Marc Andreessen
, nbc universal
, Net Neutrality
But at least they have Obama!
There’s a lot of interesting stuff in this John Dickerson article on what last night’s results really mean, but this last paragraph is probably the one that needs to be most referenced: The night showed just how limited Obama’s political power is. He said he’d work all-out for Specter, but he didn’t campaign for the senator in the final days. That may have been a | Read More »