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Enemies List

Mary McGrory: Of Cherry Blossoms and Pulitzers

Brian F. Keane | Posted 06.15.2014 | DC
Brian F. Keane

Which would she have loved more -- the recent Pulitzer Prize announcements or the cherry blossoms in springtime? There's no doubt that Mary McGrory, ...

40 Years After Watergate, "Enemies Lists" Are Alive and Well

Donald Cohen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Donald Cohen

The Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed a flood of right-wing billionaire funding of campaign contributions, media propaganda campaigns, and conservative think tanks and publications as part of its take-no-prisoners war on liberal groups, politicians, and ideas.

Occupy Wall Street: Hate Is Good

Valerie Frankel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Valerie Frankel

The 99% movement is the healthiest reaction to the Great Recession in the last three years. It's using negativity to achieve a positive goal.

Sam Stein

Gibbs To Rove: Here's Our 'Enemies List' Now Show Us Your Donors | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Tuesday mocked criticism from Karl Rove that the President had a veritable "enemies list" who he targeted ...

Lisa Birnbach, Assassin

Lisa Birnbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Birnbach

The invitation said, "Archery Tournament. Bring a photo of your most hated enemy. I will supply bows, arrows, feasting, and vodka." Our cohort had vendettas against Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, Paris Hilton, the Pope, Octomom and Dick Cheney.

Obama Is Right About Fox News

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Thomas Frank

Persecution fantasy is Fox News's lifeblood; give it the faintest whiff of the real thing and look out for a gale-force hissy fit -- as the Obama administration has discovered by now.

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.

2008 Enemies List: The Top Ten Vile Persons Who Forced Us To Lose Weight

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
E. Jean Carroll launched a mere 26 days ago, but because it's designed by recent Stanford economics grad Kenneth Shaw for maximum humiliation, nauseating enemies quickly emerged.