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Kenneth Cole: Tweet Was To 'Provoke A Dialogue' About Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Thursday afternoon, the Twitter account of designer-shoe pimp Kenneth Cole tweeted out an inane message reminding followers to buy Kenneth Cole shoes ...

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Surely The Obama Administration Is Joking About This 'Have Larry Summers Run The Federal Reserve' Thing!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Way way back at the end of this period of time that we like to call "the 1990s," Time magazine featured Alan Greenspan, Robert Rubin, and Larry Summer...

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The 'Downfall' Internet Meme Has FINALLY Made Somebody Rich

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

It isn't every day that someone makes mad bank thanks to an Internet meme -- but that day may be here for at least one lucky individual, former Jeffer...

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Here Is A Blog Post About Ted Nugent 'Considering A Bid For President'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Eat The Press' official spirit guide, Rachel Weiner, highlights this part of a long piece on aging rocker Ted Nugent in the Washington Post magazine, ...

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This Hillary 2016 T-Shirt Is Kinda Creeping Me Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Last week, I found the whole notion that the nascent Ready For Hillary PAC -- launched as a super PAC-in-waiting for a potential 2016 presidential bid...

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Antonin Scalia Don't Know Much About Biology

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

This morning the Supreme Court rendered its decision in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., a fairly interesting case in whi...

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CNN, You Are Still Pretty Terrible

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media

Hey, CNN, If you’re reading this, tie yourself down to whatever chair you're sitting in, because this is going to be a rough ride. A little over ...

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Jason Collins Accused Of Not Disclosing Thing He Actually Totally Disclosed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.02.2013 | Media

Jiminy damn crickets. Mysterious multi-platform media macher Howard Kurtz has taken issue with the way NBA player Jason Collins -- now best known for ...

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Crazed Columnist Ain't Having It With Your Cheap Underwear, Ladies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.30.2013 | Media

You just know she wears ratty underwear, I said. You know it’s cheap. That it rides up and doesn’t provide full coverage. And that it’s gray ins...

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Lawmakers Suddenly Aghast That Sequestration Actually Does Stuff

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Way back in August of 2011, Congress passed a law called the Budget Control Act, which raised the debt ceiling, enacted a tranche of spending cuts, cr...

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New Hampshire Is Stuck With Bombing Conspiracy Theorist Because Of Nonsensical State Legislature

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Tuesday, were introduced to New Hampshire state Rep. Stella Tremblay, the big Alex Jones/Glenn Beck fan in her state's House of Representatives who sa...

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Terrible Revamp Of Terrible Show To Be Even More Terrible Than Anyone Imagined

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

Way, way back in the day, CNN used to have this show called "Crossfire," because it was cheaper than actually reporting the news. Occupying an hour of...

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Oh, Come On Now, CNN

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.19.2013 | Media

This evening, Wolf Blitzer kicked over to Susan Candiotti, reporting live from Watertown, Mass. What followed was unfortunate. (Hat tip to Gabriel Sny...

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CNN Holograms North Korean Missile Phallus On Unsuspecting Tom Foreman

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.21.2013 | Media

CNN loves their "holograms," and they absolutely refuse to stop using them, despite the fact that their own on-air talent mocks these terrible, terrib...

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Bloomberg Businessweek Goes Racist-Chic For Housing Bubble Cover

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.28.2013 | Media

Now that Newsweek is out of print, there's a vacuum to be filled in the whole "trollgaze" cover game. Bloomberg Businessweek has apparently decided to...

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Journalists Unable To Find Obama's Sequestration Plan On The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Back in November 2011, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman made it pretty clear that he needed some help finding widely available information abo...

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WaPo Editors Show Preference In Sequester Fight, Then Bend Over Backwards To Deny It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

The editors of the Washington Post have done their latest weighing in on the battle over the sequester, and, as Jonathan Chait writes on Wednesday, th...

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I Liked This Richard Cohen Column A Lot Better When It Was A 'Seinfeld' Episode

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

"What's the deal with intimacy?" is the short version of the premise of today's piece from celebrated Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen, who say...

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CNN Not Sure If Marco Rubio's Thirst Will Doom His Political Career, But Will Totally Get To The Bottom Of It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

CNN host Wolf Blitzer asks the question that everyone else has too much self-respect to ask: "Can a drink of water make or break a political career?" ...

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Free Beacon Claim That New Republic Purged Jewish Contributors Doesn't Hold Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

The New Republic, over the weekend, unveiled a brand spanking-new website -- the most outward-facing symbol of the magazine's semi-relaunch under the ...

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Dick Armey Has A Pretty Weird Explanation For Why He Gave An Interview To Media Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Last week, the ousted (but supremely well golden-parachuted) chairman of FreedomWorks, Dick Armey, gave an exclusive interview to the left-of-center M...

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Not Everyone Is Clear On The Relative Danger Posed By Ping-Pong Balls, Somehow

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

Courtesy of The Eagle, let's smash cut to the state of Texas, and the continuing struggle to have a national conversation about guns and kids and viol...

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Here Is The Dumbest Possible Article About The Petraeus Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Folks, if you had the ambition to pen the dumbest possible story on the ongoing and unfolding sex scandal that has taken Gen. David Petraeus from his ...

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Niall Ferguson Has Some Lu-Lu October Surprise Suggestions For Newsweek Readers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Over at Foreign Policy, Daniel Drezner has gotten a look-see at the latest Niall Ferguson column in Newsweek, and finds that the "Civilization" author...

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Politico Wimps Out On Response To Romney's Fraudulent Jeep Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.29.2012 | Media

In case you missed me banging on about this on Twitter, here's an example of how not even Hurricane Sandy's fury can completely blow away "the stupid....