Tag Archives: MSNBC

Editors’ Note o’ the Day (Ryan Holiday Victory Edition)

From yesterday’s New York Times: Editors’ Note An article on April 19 about how to buy a record turntable quoted Ryan Holiday of New Orleans The reporter reached Mr. Holiday through a Web site that connects reporters to sources on … Continue reading

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Call It NBCNoose.com

This week NBC/Universal/Comcast/Whatever converted its msnbc.com website to NBCNews.com, the better to distinguish its ideologically driven Lean Forward MSNBC brand from its traditionally oriented Lean Backward NBC News brand. Problem is, it’s gonna lean on you. From the Nieman Journalism Lab: For NBCNews.com, a new website comes … Continue reading

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Mitt Zigs, Scott Zags On Obamacare

If Mitt Romney (R-Jet Ski) and Scott Brown (R-Brewski) want their campaign messages to be in step, they’re doing a pretty poor job of keeping off one another’s toes. Start with Romney gunsel Eric-a-Sketch Fehrnstrom’s Monday comment on MSNBC (via … 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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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Is A Drudgebag

From our Two Different Worlds desk: MSNBC dweeb Chris Hayes set off a spitstorm when he made these comments (via Drudge) on his weekend cable show (video here): CHRIS HAYES: Thinking today and observing Memorial Day, that’ll be happening tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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Scott Brown (Hearts) Barack Obama

Sen. Scott Brown (R-It’s Not Girly to Shoot Underhand) has a new Radio Report that grabs onto Barack Obama like a liferaft. From MSNBC’s First Read: Scott Brown cites pride in ‘standing with President Obama’ in ad Massachusetts Sen. Scott … Continue reading

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Sancta Santorum (II)

From our Frying Pan into the Fire desk: Rick Santorum’s campaign just can’t stop digging that hole. Not bad enough he accused Barack Obama of imposing a phony theology on America – now a spokeswoman has accused Obama of pursuing … 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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Rep. Paul Does An End-Ron At GOP Presidential Caucuses

Verrrry interesting segment from MSNBC’s irrepressible Rachel Maddow:   Apparently Ron Paul zealots are hanging around at caucuses longer than other GOP presidential primary candidates’ supporters, thereby locking up delegates at a rate unnoted by the mainstream media. Which means … Continue reading

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Newt Dawn? Gingrich Seizes His “Moment”

From MSNBC’s First Read: Relishing in controversy, Gingrich cuts ad out of debate moment [From the Campaign Outsider Syntax Squad: No, guys – you either relish something or revel in it. Pick one.] To continue: No one can say that … Continue reading

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