Ana Marie Cox Meets Iowa Asses But Not John McCain

Time blogger » 9/18/08 2:00pm 9/18/08 2:00pm and former Wonkette editor is in Iowa now, daring to go where no one of us ever really wanted to go: on the stump with John McCain. Today, in between anti-war protesters and some really terrible patri-rotica karaoke, she sent us some pictures and thoughts from the trail. "We never see the candidate so we…

Ana Marie Virtually Sneaks Us Into A McCain Townhall

Back in the days of yore, John McCain was the kind of guy that used to let "real" people into his town hall meetings and let them ask him actual questions and he would give the politician's equivalent of actual answers. And then he won the Republican party's nomination. So, now, if you're lucky, you'll see a couple of… » 9/17/08 7:00pm 9/17/08 7:00pm

It's One Of Those Days For Everyone, Random Wall Street Guy

  • The Dow lost about another 450 points today even though the federal government has decided to buy out (read: nationalize) anything they need to to keep out economy from collapsing. [Washington Post]
  • Speaking of, Morgan Stanley might merge with Wachovia, which would make Goldman Sachs the only remaining stand-alone…
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What Julia Allison & John McCain Have Done To Journalism

Since the world is ending around us, it's important to take note of what parts of our civilization fell and in what order. And, really, there's no one better at documenting mayhem than the original Wonkette (the rest of us are just pale imitations), Ana Marie Cox » 9/16/08 10:00am 9/16/08 10:00am, who now writes for 's . Today, Ana and I talk about…

Sarah Palin And Indulging In "The Liquor Cabinet"

It is way-back week on Crappy Hour, when my » 9/08/08 10:00am 9/08/08 10:00am first Crappy Love, Moe Tkacik, agrees to relive our original blogospheric passion for a full five days! Today's edition - for which we decided to stay up late, get drunk, and parse the headlines rather than get up early and hungover - includes my embarrassing encounter with…

Brangelina And Billary Go Head-To-Head At The Newsstand

Today is Wednesday, which means we actually left our homes thinking that the celebrity tabloids would be there and we'd have to post about Lindsay Lohan yet again. Curiously, however, that did not happen. In fact, something about a national holiday and Bonnie Fuller being Canadian resulted in a newsstand devoid of new… » 5/30/07 2:02pm 5/30/07 2:02pm