Tag Archives: Kellyanne Conway

NYT Editing Slashback: ‘William Jennings Bryant’ Edition

From our Get Me Rewrite! desk As New York Times public editor Liz Spayd noted earlier this month, the paper’s “editing architecture”has traditionally employed multiple layers of editors, with most stories blue-penciled by three editors, “with up to six or … Continue reading

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Donald J. Quixote Is America’s First Potemkin President

The new White House administration is pretty much Donald Trump and Kellyanne Panza (tip o’ the pixel to New York Times columnist Frank Bruni). From Russell Berman’s piece in The Atlantic: A President Without an Administration The Trump transition is behind … Continue reading

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Xavier University Hits #1 in Higher Education Rankings!

But first . . . The hardwatching staff knows it should join the rest of the chinstrokerati in commenting on last night’s presidential debate, so we’ll venture these few observations. 1. We really need a shower. 2. Anderson Cooper and … Continue reading

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Can a Trump Spokeswoman Really Be Named Jessica Ditto?

The people who speak for Donald Trump, when he’s not ridiculously speaking for himself, are coming to resemble a political version of the Star Wars Cantina scene. Start with the thoroughly hallucinogenic Katrina Pierson, who currently insists that 1) unscientific polls … Continue reading

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