Tag Archives: CNN

More Fantasy Friends For Scott Brown?

It wasn’t kings and queens Scott Brown (R-Wonderland) was having imaginary conversations with this time, it was anonymous White House gremlins.  From BuzzFeed: Scott Brown Breaks News Of Nonexistent Fiscal Cliff Offer The senator’s scoop falls flat. “Not true,” an … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Boston Herald: Too Much Candy!)

The feisty local tabloid is not at all pleased with the moderator of last night’s presidential debate, CNN’s Candy Crowley.  And it’s written all over their front page. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Dead Blogging The New York Presidential Debate And ALCS Game

The hardworking staff decided to try something different last night: We listened to the presidential debate while watching the Yankee game. Any similarity between the two is purely coincidental. 9:03-9:15 “You’re a liar!” “No, you’re a liar!” It’s going to be … Continue reading

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Healing Waters For Disabled Vets

In the wake of CNN anchor Anderson Cooper’s admirable exposé of the disgraceful Disabled Veterans National Foundation fundraising scam, it was nice to see this piece in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal about Project Healing Waters, a nonprofit organization “dedicated to … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Week In Review Edition)

Once around the presidential park, James, and don’t spare the horses: • Another Heat-Seeking Mittsile Launched From Chicago From Business Insider: New Obama Campaign Ad Ties Mitt Romney To Notorious Tax Shelter Scandal President Barack Obama‘s presidential campaign released a … Continue reading

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MoveOn.org Horses Around In New Ad Attacking Mitt Romney

We knew this was coming. We just didn’t know whence it would come. Now we do. The latest concept with a capital K from MoveOn.org:   Transcript (via CNN): My name’s Rafalca, the Romney’s dressage horse. You might have seen me … Continue reading

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Political Animals (Real World Edition)

On the debut night of The Hillary Chronicles (dba USA’s Political Animals), this was the homepage of the Drudge Report: To recap (upper left): From Reuters: Egyptians pelt Clinton motorcade with tomatoes From Yahoo! News: ‘Monica, Monica’ chants taunt Clinton … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Strain To Explain Bain Edition)

Yesterday the Romney campaign unveiled yet another concept with a capital K in trying to counter the Obama campaign’s Swift-Yachting of the former Massachusetts governor. Romney campaign gunsel Ed Gillespie actually said this to CNN’s Candy Crowley (via Mediaite): “Because … Continue reading

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When A Nation Forgets Its Own Idioms . . .

. . . it looks sort of idiotic. The hardworking staff can’t help but notice that what once were familiar American phrases have become, well, unfamiliar. Some recent examples: • Democratic strategist on CNN describing Mitt Romney’s Latino problem thanks … Continue reading

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Keeping Anderson Cooper Honest

CNN’s Anderson Cooper has a regular feature on AC360 called Keeping Them Honest, with topics ranging from Syrian refugee camps to JPMorgan’s $2 billion loss to last night’s segment on campaign money from private equity. For which Cooper needs  to … Continue reading

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