Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Weekly Standard Exclusive! Charles Krauthammer Is Twins!!

For most of its 20-year history, The Weekly Standard has been sort of cruise-crazy. The neocon magazine, long considered the in-house organ for the House of Bush, has sponsored cruises from St. Maarten to Alaska, where Weekly Standard founder/editor William … Continue reading

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Big Town Scotty Brown Makes NYT Mag

This Sunday is WWSD-Day in the New York Times Magazine (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s Playbook). What Would Scott Brown Do? In case you weren’t keeping track — don’t worry, that was a joke! — Scott Brown, the short-time … Continue reading

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Dems Have Same Things Tisei in 6th District Rematch

Richard Tisei (R-JustMissed) is ready for Round 2 with 6th district Rep. John Tierney (D-Won’t Be Missed). And the Democrats are picking up right where they left off in 2012. Via Politico’s Morning Score: DCCC HITS TISEI AS HE ANNOUNCES … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Two Different Worlds Edition Umpteen)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last Friday, and for the umpteenth time the two local media hall monitors operated in parallel universes. Start, as always, with Underdog Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast featured this lineup of topics: … Continue reading

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Foxy Brown, Action Figure

Another crisscross in the local dailies as former Sen. Scott Brown (R-$$$) mulls over joining the madcap crew at Fox News. The Boston Globe front-pages it,; the Boston Herald relegates it to page 12. From the feisty local tabloid: Job may … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s Big Makeover (Big Deal)

From our State of the Union Regress desk: New York magazine’s The Cut blog (tip o’ the pixel to the Missus): Sarah Palin’s Hollywood Makeover: Frosted Lips, Hair Migrating south from her native tundra to the relative tropics of L.A., … Continue reading

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Why Did The NYT Give Bill Maher A Free Pass?

Riddle us this: How does Bill Maher get a New York Times op-ed piece calling for a moratorium on apologies for intemperate language without the Times noting that Maher is smack dab in the middle of an intemperate-remarks rumpus of … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Obamarama Edition)

Because we’re all about you splendid readers, the hardworking staff signed up for a preview of Barack Obama’s hagiographic video The Road We’ve Traveled, scheduled to be released this week. And so far we’ve gotten these emails: 1) 2) Note … Continue reading

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Sancta Santorum

GOP presidential bottle rocket Rick Santorum (R-Mommy Jeans) has recently latched onto a tactic first used by Sarah Palin in 2008: Barack Obama is not “one of us” and doesn’t love America. (Actually, she’s still at it.) Back then, Palin … Continue reading

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Two Different Worlds™ (Fox News/MSNBC Mirth Control Edition)

Further proof that cable news networks exist in entirely different information universes,  Contraception Division MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell Tuesday night: With 266 days to go before the presidential election, the Republicans in Congress have come up with the 266th reason … Continue reading

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