Kiefer Says, "This McCain Guy Thinks We've Got Stuff In Common?"

  • John McCain told Marie Claire that he's like Jack Bauer except for the torture thing. That he doesn't like except for when it's directed at "enemy combatants" and conducted outside of American soil without judicial review and Jack does it all the time. There's totally a difference. [Huffington Post]
  • You know how…
» 9/09/08 6:40pm 9/09/08 6:40pm

Well Shit, Michelle, Surely You Can Think Of Something...

Michelle Obama's confession that she hadn't really been proud of her country in the past twenty five years or so before they started uniting behind her stinky snore-y husband made me think this morning: when was the last time I felt proud of this place? Well duh, I thought: no one ever thinks they love FREEDOM until… » 2/19/08 10:00am 2/19/08 10:00am

It Ain't Over Till Someone Messes With Texas...

  • Bill Clinton's former campaign manager endorses Obama; thinks winning Ohio would "wrap up the nomination." [Baltimore Sun]
  • Tally: Obama 1,275 Clinton 1,220; Obama also wins the popular vote even if you include Florida. [LA Times]
  • Ann Coulter was just on Fox News. "Ha ha, my endorsement strategy worked perfectly," she…
» 2/13/08 6:30pm 2/13/08 6:30pm

'Girlie Girl' Benazir Bhutto Loved Victoria's Secret...Maybe More Than…

In the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto's untimely demise, several strange articles about her life and legacy have appeared. The most bizarre is the one written by her apparent confidante, TV journalist Daphne Barak (shown at left with Bhutto) in Britain's Daily Mail newspaper. The piece, which was ostensibly meant as a way … » 1/02/08 1:30pm 1/02/08 1:30pm

Benazir Bhutto Died (And Other Depressing, End-Of-December Events)

» 12/28/07 5:00pm 12/28/07 5:00pm

Musharraf On Bhutto: "I May Be A Dictator, But She Was Like An African

So, remember how Benazir Bhutto came back and was all, "I just came back because I feel I need to be in Pakistan"? Well what really happened is she gave the US ambassador to Pakistan a ride on her plane out of Aspen over the summer, and he pitched the idea to her because they were old pals. Then they went to the State… » 12/28/07 10:00am 12/28/07 10:00am

Benazir Bhutto: Beloved, But Sort Of In That "Marion Barry" Type Way

We had a long chat with Central and South Asia expert Josh Foust of the website Registan about the assassination of Benazir Bhutto this morning. "She's beloved by her clan and by the masses her people own but otherwise, a lot of people do not like her because of how she and her father stole billions of dollars from the… » 12/27/07 11:30am 12/27/07 11:30am

Benazir Bhutto Dies After Being Struck By Bomb, Shot In The Neck At…

Exiled Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto was killed in a suicide bombing today. She wasn't killed by the bombing itself, of course, she was killed by a bullet wound to the neck. Not leaving anything to chance, these Bhutto- haters! You'll recall that Bhutto had returned to Pakistan two months back after making… » 12/27/07 9:00am 12/27/07 9:00am

Flagging With The Kardashians

Over the weekend I watched Keeping Up With The Kardashians for the first time, and watching Bruce Jenner's resigned, paralyzed-looking face spliced up against scenes of his nine-year-old skipping around the household stripper pole to observe their elder sisters' trip to the Mexican estate of Girls Gone Wild founder Joe … » 11/12/07 9:10pm 11/12/07 9:10pm