Maureen Dowd Was Warned About Edibles but Still Acted Like an Idiot

By: Thursday June 5, 2014 9:48 am

When I read Maureen Dowd’s column about consuming marijuana edibles I just thought she was being remarkably careless purchasing and consuming a substance for the first time without doing any research about how much to take it, but it turns out she was willfully stupid.


We Sadly Need to Make Marijuana Edibles Maureen Dowd-Proof

By: Wednesday June 4, 2014 10:56 am

Armed with what can only be described as willful ignorance, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd went to Colorado to sample some marijuana edibles. She chose to follow none of the basic advice you can find after a two minute web search, took way too much, and proceeded to have a very bad time.

Email Reveals Cozy Relationship Between New York Times Reporter and CIA

By: Wednesday August 29, 2012 1:45 pm

Marcy Wheeler brings us the disturbing revelation of a New York Times reporter collaborating with the CIA by giving them an advance copy of a Maureen Dowd column, ostensibly to “check a fact.” It’s about the cozy relationship between reporter and subject, which means we get an inevitably filtered look at what is actually happening in our world.

Wingnut Welfare: Fishwrap Edition

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 8:00 pm

As the still-unfolding recession leads to a disturbing preponderance of PhD’s working at Subway, there is one increasingly infuriating bright spot of iron-clad job security: the op/ed page of your local newspaper.  Once upon a time, the op/ed page became my favorite part of the newspaper; as the third kid out of four, I seldom [...]

New York Times Columnists Support the Nuns, Tell Bishops to Back Off

By: Monday April 30, 2012 11:20 am

This weekend, two prominent New York columnists used their Sunday columns to send a united message to New York’s Cardinal Timonthy Dolan and the Catholic hierarchy: lay off the nuns unless you want to read a lot of stories about predator priests and the massive coverup scandal involving the Bishops and the Vatican.

MoDo: Time for a New Press Secretary, Mr President

By: Saturday August 14, 2010 8:00 pm

Splitting the baby here, Maureen thinks Bobby Gibbs needs to be promoted, not fired, since he’s always wanted to be a counselor to the president, bonding as they did during the campaign over sports and missing their families.

A Troubling Pattern in America’s Obama Story

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 9:30 am

George W. Bush lost the popular vote in 2000 and was appointed president by the conservative U.S. Supreme Court. A sanctimonious pundit class tells us it is crabby, unpatriotic and uncivil to dwell upon that bit of history. But questions of legitimacy (“does he really belong here?”) have dogged Barack Obama since he won the [...]

Late Night: Elephants on Parade?

By: Friday October 23, 2009 8:00 pm

Fox has been shoveling shit on the White House since day one of the Obama Presidency, so why has this administration waited till October to call a spade a spade?

Top Ten News Stories Keeping Me From Scratching My Dog’s Belly

By: Sunday May 4, 2008 10:30 am

1. Being old may not disqualify John McCain from being president, but is there a reason he won’t release his medical records? And while we’re at it, Sugar Momma Cindy has certainly benefitted from the tax cuts McCain was once against, but now supports. Why won’t she release her tax returns so people can know how much his switcheroo meant to her?

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