Tag Archives: Fred Barnes

Our Rick Perry Anti-Redemption Edition

As you splendid readers might – or more likely might not – remember, the hardworking staff recently noted The Weekly Standard’s rehab job on lame duck Gov. Rick Perry (R-Oops), who once again has presidential ambitions. (Far more convincing – … Continue reading

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The Weekly Standard, Redemption Issue (Rick Perry/Edwin Edwards Edition)

From our Late to the Comeback Party desk Last week’s issue of The Weekly Standard featured a pair of Act Two political characters – one failed, one jailed –  auditioning for the 2014 Comeback Kid designation. Start with Fred Barnes’s take on … Continue reading

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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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Dead Blogging The Fender Bender In Denver

Ads ‘n’ ends from last night’s Barack Obama/Mitt Romney bakeoff in the Mile High/Low Expectations City: • If you picked “crushed” for your drinking game, you were knee-walking by 9:14. • The first half hour of this thing was strictly … Continue reading

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Etch A Stretch

Mitt Romney can’t stand the gaff(e). Fred Barnes highlighted the problem in a recent Weekly Standard column: Gaffing His Way to Victory Mitt Romney is leading the league in gaffes. We know this because the media are counting. The Weeklists his … Continue reading

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JournoList & The NBA

After a weeklong slapfight between The Daily Caller and The New Republic, the so-inside-it-should-be-paying-condo-fees JournoList rumpus has officially gone mainstream now that the inexorable Fred Barnes has broached it in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Headline: The Vast Left-Wing Media … Continue reading

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