Sunday Late Night: Remind Me? Who Did You Fire, Mr President?

By: Sunday May 1, 2011 9:15 pm

Mr President, please don’t mock Donald Trump for his firing skills. Trump may be a circus midway sideshow manager whose trademark catchphrase now defines the Great American Recession’s zeitgeist.

But you, sir, are no standout in the “You’re Fired” department.


Sunday Late Night: Rabbit Havoc

By: Sunday April 24, 2011 8:01 pm

But meet and shake hands with this Evil Bun? No thanks.

Video don’t lie. Ask ACORN. Ask Shirley Sherrod. Ask NPR.

The Shirley Sherrod Complaint Against Andrew Breitbart

By: Monday February 14, 2011 1:42 pm

Shirley Sherrod is quite a woman, and now she has followed through on her promise and filed a lawsuit against Andrew Breitbart. Ms. Sherrod has come to the dance locked and loaded and with a very compelling story. Andrew Breitbart better strap in, it could be a bumpy ride.

I guess they knew where to find him

By: Monday February 14, 2011 1:30 am

Process servers know where to find Andrew Breitbart.

Frank Rich, the War Diaries and the “Fractionalized Media”

By: Sunday August 1, 2010 4:00 pm

Frank Rich often gets it right, as he does in today’s column on the Afghan War and the comparison between the Pentagon Papers and WikiLeaks’ publication of the Afghan War Diaries. His zingers, however, can derail an entire column. (Unlike, say, David Brooks or Ross Douthat, whose zingers make up their columns.) First, what Rich gets right…

Shirley Sherrod Suing Andrew Breitbart

By: Thursday July 29, 2010 12:15 pm

It’s unclear what the charges of the lawsuit will be that Shirley Sherrod will bring against Andrew Breitbart — perhaps defamation or libel — but the discovery phase, at least, should be interesting.

Mesmerized by the Right

By: Sunday July 25, 2010 9:30 am

When our sideshow news cablists, the White House, the NAACP and others began their carnival barking outside Andrew Breitbart’s tent once again – this time echoing Brietbart’s slander of Shirley Sherrod – the predictable puerility followed. The White House apologized and blamed the media culture, Fox News denied its role, pundits claimed the high ground [...]

Rachel Maddow Shows “Media Critic” Kurtz How Fox News Operates

By: Thursday July 22, 2010 3:07 pm

Rachel Maddow performed another fine public service last night by connecting the dots on the various Fox News stories designed to convince white people to be afraid of blacks and minorities.

Radical Conservatives Make Sure Government Isn’t the Solution

By: Thursday July 22, 2010 9:45 am

From endless Senate Republican filibusters to hysterical attacks on relatively low-level government employees, this is collective action to stop the government from working, and an attempt to drive competent individuals out of civil service.

Sherrod Asks President Obama the Right Question: Do You Believe in My Principles?

By: Thursday July 22, 2010 8:45 am

After being offered a new job with USDA, Shirley Sherrod told the media she indeed wants to hear from the President, to acquaint him with some realities from her life that he may not understand. So she needs to be convinced that he — the President of the United States — believes in, and will fight for, the principles he claims to hold.

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