Late Nite FDL: And The Winner Is…

By: Sunday March 5, 2006 8:42 pm

I know you must all be gripping the edges of your seats, shivering with anticipation. So without further ado, by popular vote, the winner of the most irrefutably stupid Joe Klein quote of all time is:13. “People like me who favor this [NSA wiretapping] program don’t yet know enough about it yet.


Oscar Open Thread

By: Sunday March 5, 2006 5:29 pm

I have to say I’m liking the glamor/train fashion redux but Naomi Watts looks like she just took a stroll through the cobwebs of Peggy Noonan’s mind. Jessica Alba, on the other hand, looks fab.

Generally I hate writing about Hollywood so I defer to people like David E., John Rogers and and James Wolcott who do it and do it well.


By: Sunday March 5, 2006 3:51 pm

I’m on Russert Watch over at the HuffPo for Arianna this week while she covers the Oscars.

John Edwards fans: don’t bother.

Frist Gets Rooted

By: Sunday March 5, 2006 12:45 pm

The fact that Bill Frist is threatening to neuter the Senate Intelligence Committee is probably a pretty good sign that he doesn’t have enough votes on March 7 to keep them from looking into the illegal NSA wiretaps. His actions (buried in the weekend news cycle) are no doubt meant to put pressure on wobbly Republicans like Hagel and Snowe.

Kyle Michaelis at The New Nebraska Network blog is urging Nebraskans to

Look, Up in the White House…It’s Splatman

By: Sunday March 5, 2006 10:35 am

Crooks and Liars has some video clips up from today’s Sunday morning gabfests. All I can say is “ouch.”

First, there is this clip from Rep. John Murtha’s appearance on Face the Nation:The public is way ahead of what’s going on in Washington. They no longer believe it. The troops themselves, 70 percent of the troops said we want to come home within a year.

Election Jitters — Or Inter-Administration Sniping by Proxy?

By: Sunday March 5, 2006 8:35 am

ThinkProgress made a great catch from this morning’s Fox News Sunday, and I wanted to take a moment this morning to talk about the potential implications of Bill Kristol’s pronouncement of the Bush Administration as incompetent.

Here’s Kristol’s quote:I think it’s become in people’s minds an emblem of the administration that just isn’t as serious about the competent execution of the functions of government as it should be.

Sunday Morning Talking Head Thread

By: Sunday March 5, 2006 6:15 am

Here is the Sunday Talking Head Show line-up for today:
FOX NEWS SUNDAY (WTTG), 9 a.m.: Gen. Peter Pace , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. David Johnson , director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Michael D . Brown , former Federal Emergency Management Agency director.THIS WEEK (ABC, WJLA), 9 a.m.:

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