In the OJ Simpson acquittal, each side thought the other was suffering not from a different value system, but from some kind of brain defect. And that's where Carol Platt Liebau comes in.
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Neo-con sage Edward Luttwak's call for a nice, cleansing bloodbath in Iraq has finally hit the Los Angeles Times op-ed page.
Who wouldn't be delighted to avoid accountability for a disgraceful record of neglect by playing pin the tail on the pansy?
American correspondents in Iraq and Afghanistan note that they are getting less and less airtime for their stories. War coverage is now considered by news executives to be a "downer."
Privates Menchaca and Tucker were kidnapped in Iraq on Friday. From then until today's tragic news, the White House has pushed back hard against the news media's attention to these abductions.
The story the White House wants to tell is about the axis of evil - Bush vs Voldemort. But these Frontline and Suskind counter-narratives make clear how banal Bush is...
Over at the Pentagon press room today, it was a laff riot. Don Rumsfeld had the Fourth Estate rolling in the aisles
The cynicism and discontent that the Daily Show breeds could "spawn greater involvement"; Stewart watchers could actually "become more active voters."
To say Kos is DeLay's "moral doppelganger," not only must Brooks have amnesia about Republicans; he also must willfully narrow the agenda of the whole progressive blogosphere to a power play.
The move is shrewd. The blogosphere has become an essential element of political organizing, fundraising and media strategy. Daou is smart. And Hiillary needs all the online help she can get.
I'm sure I'm reading the Supreme Court's Texas redistricting decision wrong. If I'm not mistaken, then the silent coup crowd has just been handed our country's future on a silver platter.
W's traveling Elvis-thon has to be the most graceless illustration of tonedeafness, irrelevance and bad timing ever... unless you include his guitar fiddling while New Orleans flooded...
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