davidl on November 9th, 2011

Like the Roman Catholic Church, Penn State is an arrogant institution hiding behind its mystique. And sports, as my former fellow sports columnist at The Washington Star, David Israel, says, is “an insular world that protects its own, and operates outside of societal norms as long as victories and cash continue to flow bountifully.” Penn […]

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davidl on May 9th, 2011

MoDo gets it.  How bloody obvious is the War on Terror when even Maureen Dowd gets it, from New York Times: I don’t want closure. There is no closure after tragedy. I want memory, and justice, and revenge. When you’re dealing with a mass murderer who bragged about incinerating thousands of Americans and planned to […]

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davidl on November 11th, 2010

John Boehner republican leader: Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), the presumptive Speaker-elect of the House, will not use a private jet as Speaker for trips back and forth to his home district, he said Wednesday. “Over the last 20 years, I have flown back and forth to my district on commercial aircraft, and I’m going […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2010

Just how dumb is Dumbo? MoDo sours on Dumbo b/ka/a Barack Obama, Maureen Dowd, New York Times: Barack Obama became president by brilliantly telling his own story. To stay president, he will need to show he can understand our story. At first it was exciting that Obama was the sort of brainy, cultivated Democrat who […]

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davidl on October 18th, 2010

Man up Barney! Congressman Barney Frank sends his other half to do his dirty work from Fleming and Hayes: October 16, 2010 – Upon exiting the most recent debate with Barney Frank, located at WGBH studios in Boston, MA, Republican Congressional candidate, Sean Bielat, gets heckled by a Barney Frank “supporter” while talking to the […]

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davidl on October 11th, 2010

New York Slimes goes Orwellian.  To oppose murdering Islamic radical terrorism, to be a radical.  Sure Pinch.  From the Slimes: Operating largely outside traditional Washington power centers — and, for better or worse, without traditional academic, public-policy or journalism credentials — Ms. Geller, with a coterie of allies, has helped set the tone and shape […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2010

Harry S. Truman: “The buck stops here.” Barack Hussien Obama: “The buck passes here.” Roger Simon, Politico: President Barack Obama said Friday that some members of Congress are being hypocritical when it comes to blaming the White House for its handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In an interview with POLITICO, […]

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davidl on June 2nd, 2010

It’s not a good narrative arc: The man who walked on water is now ensnared by a crisis under water. Maureen Dowd, a/k/a MoDo, New York Slimes Neither George W. Bush, nor Barack  “Dumbo”  Ohana could ever walk on water, nor part the Red Sea.   However,  conservatives voted for Bush knowing who he was,  a […]

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davidl on June 1st, 2010

So we have here, ladies and gentlemen, Obama’s Bay of Rigs.  Obama’s Bay of Rigs has been so disastrous he’s now seen as the disappointer-in-chief by Maureen Dowd and Chris Matthews, who — get this! Last week Chris Matthews played a clip of me on this program impersonating Bill Clinton, and when I suggested, “What […]

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davidl on May 31st, 2010

Dumbo at rock bottom, from Toby Harden, Telegraph(UK): When any political leader feels they have to declare that they are “fully engaged” in an issue, it is clear that they are in trouble. Talking about it undermines the very point you are trying to make – not to mention that pesky Oil Spill Cam showing […]

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davidl on May 30th, 2010

Is  there a Pulitzer for Iowahawk? MoDo, Maureen Dowd has a Pulitzer and MoDo’s specialty is writing columns on what what she thinks other people are thinking.  Iowahawk  has done MoDo one better, he writes about the Sarah Palin which resides in liberal brains,  here: Where are our oil reserves? Nice Deb does the work […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble NOW WE”RE BACK TO GLOBAL COOLING: So says the Daily Mail. The amazing thing is the AGW crowd still hasn’t admitted they got it wrong and nobody’s called them out on it. CONGRESS’ WASTEFUL SPENDING IN COPENHAGEN: […]

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davidl on October 23rd, 2009

The New York Stimes has confirmed that the White House held an off the record press gaggle for selected media lap dogs: Speaking privately at the White House on Monday with a group of mostly liberal columnists and commentators, including Rachel Maddow and Keith Olbermann of MSNBC and Maureen Dowd, Frank Rich and Bob Herbert […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2009

Barack Obama even needs a teleprompter to get mad. Maureen Dowd, New York Times.   Tis a shame, I could not have snarked this all Irish squabble on Saint Patty’s Day.  Alas the luck of the Irish wasn’t with me.

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davidl on May 25th, 2008

“[Mrs. Clinton] has a history of covering up her own mistakes behind sexism.” Maureen Dowd, via Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters.

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