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Entries by Jason Linkins from 03/2008

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

Posted 03.02.2008 | Politics

Good morning and welcome to another edition of your HuffPo liveblog of the Sunday morning political gum-flapping shows. There were a few of you who s...

Clinton '3AM Phone' Ad Inspires Parody, Insipid Blog Posts

Posted 03.02.2008 | Politics

So, unless you've been living under a rock, you've seen the recent ad from the Clinton campaign in which your children are sleeping and it's 3AM and s...

Fox News Equated With 'America's Adversaries'

Posted 03.02.2008 | Politics

Meanwhile, over at the unblogged-this-morning Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace: Everyone knows that nothing manages to turn Fox News chief Roger Ail...

In Which I Respond To Charlotte Allen

Posted 03.02.2008 | Politics

No doubt many of you have had a hundred or so of your friends and colleagues pass along the stunningly inane article written by Charlotte Allen in tod...

L.A. Times Captures Clinton Camp In-Fighting, Fingers Bill, Penn

Posted 03.03.2008 | Politics

One emerging narrative of how the Clinton campaign ended up going from front-runner status to late-stage delegate scavengers is that hers was a good c...

Latest '3AM' Parody Uncovers The Real Threat Facing America

Posted 03.03.2008 | Politics

This latest parody of that silly "3AM And There's A Phone Ringing" commercial comes from Public Service Administration, the same folks who brought you...

WaPo Backtracks On Misogynist Opinion Piece, Labels It Humor

Posted 03.03.2008 | Politics

A day after allowing Charlotte Allen to pen a lengthy and inane screed about how women are stupid and should cuddle up to their own stupidity and do s...

Slate's Delegate Counting Widget Lets Readers Experience The Pointlessness Of The Democratic Primaries

Posted 03.03.2008 | Politics

For those of you who just can't get enough of the soul-crushing pointlessness of the 2008 Democratic Primary process, Slate offers this new widget: a ...

WaPo's Ignatius Raises Questions On Obama, Then Ignores Answers

Posted 03.04.2008 | Politics

There's nothing unfair about this question, raised by David Ignatius in today's Washington Post: If Obama truly intends to unite America across party...

Washington Post Hammers Women, Again

Posted 03.04.2008 | Politics

I suppose that Charlotte Allen's treatise on the essential stupidity of women represented the Washington Post's "beer track" misogyny. This morning, ...

Catholic Media Figures Mum On McCain's Embrace Of Hagee

Posted 03.04.2008 | Politics

It's easy to see how McCain, who once stood firm against "agents of intolerance," is going to skate by this election cycle seeking the warm embrace of bigots.

Glenn Beck Watch: Misquoting Franklin [CORRECTED]

Posted 03.04.2008 | Politics

[CORRECTION: As a commenter below kindly pointed out, the fault here is with me, and my substandard Google searching. Franklin, while not using the e...

Your (Slightly Less) Super Tuesday Liveblog

Posted 03.04.2008 | Politics

Good evening and welcome to a liveblog of tonight's Kinda Super But Not Really Tuesday Primary in Ohio, Texas, Rhode Island, Vermont but especially Oh...

Glenn Beck Watch: 'Is Obama The Anti-Christ?'

Posted 03.05.2008 | Politics

While thousands of Americans went to the polls last night, flushed with the civic pride and enthusiasm that comes when careful consideration and a sen...

WSJ Reports: Here Come The 'Add-Ons'

Posted 03.05.2008 | Politics

Yesterday's Wall Street Journal reported on some sad news for the nation -- and we're not referring to the death of Dungeons And Dragons creator Gary ...

Exit Polls: Obama Supporters Aren't Cultish

Posted 03.05.2008 | Politics

The most abused party in the race has been Obama's supporters, who are widely derided as a glassy-eyed cult of personality whose support is insincere and naive.

Bush And McCain: "Not Interested In Change"

Posted 03.05.2008 | Politics

President Bush threw a Rose Garden endorsement of newly-minted GOP nominee John McCain this afternoon, and a press-conference broke out! The on-hand ...

Charlotte Allen Continues Her March Into Intellectual Oblivion

Posted 03.05.2008 | Politics

The Washington Post's folksy misogynist nimrod Charlotte Allen has obviously never heard the maxim "Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a ...

Glenn Beck Watch: Beck Confuses Hillary Clinton With Cindy Sheehan

Posted 03.06.2008 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's wins in last Tuesday's primaries have put CNN's Glenn Beck in a bit of a fugue. In part, it's easy to see why: even though most pun...

How The Democratic Party Can Survive The Road Ahead

Posted 03.06.2008 | Politics

The Democrats would be sitting pretty if the media were interested in leading a robust debate on issues, but what's already clear is that the media is poised to mainly report on process.

Mark Penn Is Apparently Not To Blame For All Of Clinton's Missteps

Posted 03.06.2008 | Politics

As the Clinton campaign worked to reverse the trend of negative media coverage that they felt had been running against them, there was a certain brill...

PRI's 'Fair Game' Brings You The McLaughlin Group Mashup

Posted 03.06.2008 | Politics

Something I've learned from the talkback I've received from the Sunday Morning LiveBlogs is that a lot of you love some McLaughlin Group. And it's ea...

SurveyUSA: Let's Get Electoral!

Posted 03.07.2008 | Politics

We have no Democratic nominee yet, but that doesn't mean that your pollsters are holding back on thinking ahead. SurveyUSA has jump started this disc...

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

Posted 03.09.2008 | Politics

You know who the real monster is? Whoever came up with Daylight Savings Time, that's who. Whoever decided that I don't get the hour of my life betwe...

3AM Phone Call Girl Favors Obama

Posted 03.09.2008 | Politics

Hey, have you heard? The little girl from the famous "3am phone call" ad is actually a grown-up supporter of Barack Obama! Which is, I guess, a TOTA...