In Case It Wasn’t Already Obvious, Mistah Kurtz Shows Yet Again He Hews Rightward

By: Monday February 4, 2013 12:15 pm

It’s been common knowledge for years that the Washington Post, the House the Graham and Bradlee Built, has long since descended into neocon cesspittery with the rise of Fred Hiatt and the exile of Dan Froomkin. What’s not quite common knowledge is how it got there.


Politico Tries, Fails to Whitewash GOP Intransigence on Super Committee

By: Tuesday November 22, 2011 12:15 pm

Even Politico can’t spin the GOP’s intransigence in their ‘insiders’ writeup of what happened on the Stupid-Committee. Seeking faux balance, the reporters claim new bipartisan friendships, but as usually, the examples describe a one-way street.

Come Saturday Morning: In Which Cynthia Kouril Kicks Politico’s Republican 1% Ass

By: Saturday October 22, 2011 6:45 am

Hey, Politico and Murdoch Post: Looks like most of the folks lined up to attend the New York Real Estate Board meeting were fans, not foes, of Occupy Wall Street. Why did you go out of your way to imply otherwise? Hmmm?

Late Night: All the Fawning That’s Fit to Print

By: Friday April 22, 2011 8:00 pm

I feel compelled to apologize for the preceding post by my colleague Eli, who has the temerity to question the moral rectitude of the Ryan budget plan. Fortunately, the New York Times is here to let us know what a gentle, thoughtful saint Rep. Ryan truly is.

Late Night: Welcome Back to the 1990s

By: Friday November 5, 2010 8:00 pm

Like Atrios, I’m unfortunately old enough to remember the last time a Democratic presidency ran aground on (among other things) the shoals of a Republican victory in the midterm elections. So I’m just as unsurprised to see, almost immediately after Tuesday’s debacle, the GOP and its media allies warming up the overseas “puke funnel” by [...]

Come Saturday Morning: Media Priorities and the Kochtopus

By: Saturday August 28, 2010 6:45 am

Funny how the “respectable” press must continually promote race-baiting dingbats like Glenn Beck and the Koch-backed Astroturf that is the Tea Party wing of the GOP — while comparatively all but ignoring the richer-than-God paleoconservative oil barons funding the whole shebang. To paraphrase Blue Texan, it’s the best “grass roots” protest that a billionaire’s money can buy.

Come Saturday Morning: It Is To Laugh

By: Saturday December 12, 2009 6:45 am

Ho hum. Another day, another prominent conservative setting up a conservative media organ to fight the alleged “liberal media” myth that was debunked ages ago.

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