Late Night: The Politics of Me

By: Thursday January 3, 2013 8:00 pm

The brief tempest in a teapot over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s harsh words for the House GOP in the wake of its refusal to provide disaster funding for his state has, thankfully, blown over. This sort of GOP apostasy, while pure catnip to the Village, doesn’t amount to a hill of beans in the real world, and is newsworthy only because such behavior is so drearily common.

 

Come Saturday Morning: Coming This Summer — No Justice? No Tacos II!

By: Saturday June 5, 2010 7:30 am

As I mentioned over at The Seminal last week, Republican Party of Minnesota Chair Tony Sutton owns a local Mexican fast-food restaurant chain called Baja Sol. (He’s also branching out of state to places like Ohio and Illinois, both with Baja Sol and the new Baja Joe’s chain.) This is the party whose endorsed candidate [...]

Sunday Late Night: Dosh Garn It, That Smells Like Accountability!

By: Sunday March 14, 2010 8:01 pm

Let’s hope Kevin Garn’s so-far-remarkable step, as a GOP, of actually resigning his office wakes up our media. So that when the next pervert is revealed (and you know another one will be, perhaps soon) our wise media gatekeepers will say, “Hey, Kevin Garn resigned, shouldn’t you too?”

Sunday Late Night: Alexander Haig, American Hephaestus

By: Sunday February 21, 2010 8:01 pm

The legacy of America’s Hephaestus, Alexander Haig: an unaccountable Executive; Ronald Reagan’s presidency; and the disastrous reach into the twenty-first century of Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld, returned from the never-extinguished wreckage of the Nixon years to shape America’s destiny as their own.

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