Tag Archives: CBS News

‘Dr. Evil’ Strikes Again

Washington lobbyist Rick Berman – a.k.a. Dr. Evil – is up to his usual tricks with a full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times.     Campaign Outsider Potemkin Front Group Index™: 2  Two wit: Minimumwage.com, and The Employment Policies Institute. … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Oh, Canada Healthcare! Edition)

Americans for Prosperity, the Super PAC funded by the Koch brothers (who represent the ATM wing of the Republican Party), has just launched a $6.2 million ad buy in 11 states, according to Politico’s Playbook. The TV spot “features Canadian … Continue reading

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Bob Schieffer Supports Mitt Romney

From Politico’s Morning Score: “HOPE AND CHANGE?” [Mitt] Romney rolled out a new attack on the Sunday shows featuring clips of Bob Schieffer, David Brooks and Mark Halperin noting how negative a campaign Obama is running. The spot:   The fallout: Schieffer … Continue reading

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Tweet Smell Of Suppress

It’s the United States of Iran! From CBS News: Twitter and Facebook are now essential tools for protest movements. And as Tony Guida reports, law enforcement agencies are monitoring the social media giants and using what they find to make … Continue reading

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Let The Rick Perry-And-Thrust Begin! (Paul Krugman Edition)

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Pray with Me Now) jumped with both boots into the GOP presidential primary on Saturday, he made it clear that the centerpiece of his campaign would be his job-creation record. Via CBS News: Perry cited … Continue reading

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Cheri (Daniels), Baby!

No politician’s wife is hotter than Cheri Daniels. The significant other (twice) of Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-The Missus) is widely considered the swing vote in whether Daniels (who makes myriad GOPniks starry-eyed) will run for president next year. So … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck’s King For A Day

Fox Newshound Glenn Beck will be at his Restoring Honorpalooza in Washington, D.C. today along with Sarah (Lovin’ America There) Palin. Via Bloomberg: Glenn Beck, the Fox News commentator, told Tea Party activists on the eve of a rally at … Continue reading

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Sign o’ the Media Times®

So you have actress Brittany Murphy dying at the ripe old age of 32, and you know a media feeding frenzy will follow like night follows the day. But who’s following whom in the news media is the major sidebar to … Continue reading

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