davidl on January 6th, 2012

Piglet, Chelsea Clinton, daughter of B.J and PIAPS, is out at NBC,from NY Post: So there was huge anticipation for her Dec. 12 debut. Time wrote, “While it was never going to have the magnitude of the moon landing, the amount of hype leading up to Chelsea Clinton’s debut . . . was akin to […]

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davidl on December 13th, 2011

Daughter like Mother. Just as Chelsea Clinton’s mother thought sleeping in the residential wing of the White House somehow qualified her to run the executive wing, Clinton thinks being endowed with a famous name, her father’s nose and her mother personality, or lack thereof, gives her qualifications as broadcast journalist, from an under impressed Washington […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2011

Usama bin Laden passes, the speech the President should have given, in total: “Nothing personal, just business.   Bravo Zulu gentlemen.” Bin Laden wasn’t the problem.  His passing will not the solution. Bin Laden round-up, Aaron Worthing, Patterico’s Pontifications. Joy in the City, scenes of unabashed happiness in the streets of New York City, from […]

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davidl on March 29th, 2011

Mocking Media Splatters, Mark Hemingway mocks David Brock, of Media Splatters for American, from Weekly Standard: But as Nietzsche once said, “At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.” MMFA is really, really insipid. I mean, as a professional journalist, I’m not sure how I […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2011

Weak Willed, George F. Will for man with a sharp tongue and a razor wit all too often lacks intestinal fortitude, from the Washington Post: “Don’t you think it’s fair also to ask [Barack Obama] . . . how come we don’t have a health record, we don’t have a college record, we don’t have […]

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davidl on November 15th, 2010

Dumbo miffed, by Carol E. Lee, Politico: Asked by CBS’s Chip Reid about complaints heard from other leaders during the summit, Obama shot back: “What about compliments?” He appeared thin-skinned about the characterizations of his time at the summit, saying that nobody wrote about leaders setting the stage for financial regulatory reform at the last […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2010

David has been rightly chiming in on the Keith Olbermann business. It’s kinda like observing a train wreck. But I have to tell you that I look at this situation and have to wonder if there isn’t a connection between his sudden dismissal….  (OK, suspension, but you and I both know we won’t be back… […]

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davidl on September 10th, 2010

Shut the F*ck Up Mr. President, Dumbo ia/k/a Dim Won, b/k/a Barack Obama weighs in the Reverend Terry Jones’ plan to burn a copy of the Koran, from George Stephanopoulos, ABC News: STEPHANOPOULOS: Let me ask you about Pastor Terry Jones. He gave a press conference today. Says he’s going to go through with burning […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2010

In honor of idiocy in the media, I hereby designate the Eve Ensler Award. Today loser is a moron, from Daily Beast, Tunku Varadarajan, has claimed to have published a list of the top twenty-five right wing journalists, from Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters: The Daily Beast Thursday published its list of the Right’s most influential media […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2009

Hello and welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble They say you’re supposed to have 5 service of veggies every day. Well, here’s one heapin helpin’, just now; CONTAINMENT: Politico’s Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien that The White House is attacking Fox News as […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2009

We lost a great one this morning, from Sun-Times (Chicago): Most people know the late Sun-Times columnist Robert D. Novak, who died this morning [Tuesday] from complications of a brain tumor, as a journalist. And indeed he was among the best this country has produced. Simply stated, Bob was a relentless reporter. His political columns […]

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The New York Times is reporting the death of Walter Cronkite: Walter Cronkite, an iconic CBS News journalist who defined the role of anchorman for a generation of television viewers, died Friday at the age of 92, his family said. Mr. Cronkite had been reported to have been in ill health.   His passing was not […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2009

Welcome, every one of you to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Delivery Truck” Edition. Jackson: If you’re looking for a glowing obit, singing the unalloyed praises of the 50 year old kid who died yesterday, look elsewhere, This ain’t it. I won’t insult you by […]

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Eric Florack on June 17th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphereThe BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bread, MIlk and a Sixpack Edition” Publius/Whalen Redux: By way of James Joyner, I see that the English courts have ruled that Bloggers don’t have a legal right to anonimity. .A British judge has ruled […]

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