The Economy Sucks, Condi Has No Advice And Saxby Chambliss Is A Perv

  • Now that it's been a full year of shitty economic news, we are officially in a recession and have been for a year. Aren't you glad to know? [MSNBC]
  • The market is not glad to know, and it slid almost 700 points after learning the obvious. [NY Times]
  • In other obvious news, Condoleezza Rice doesn't plan to give much…
  • » 12/01/08 6:30pm 12/01/08 6:30pm

More Transitions: Everyone From Obama To Alan Colmes To Citibank Is…

  • Barack Obama made it official with Tim Geithner today, announcing that he will nominate Geither to the Treasury Department. Former Treasury Secretary Larry "Math Is Hard For Girls" Summers is headed to the top of the White House Economic Council and Berkeley economics professor Christina Romer will head the Council…
  • » 11/24/08 6:30pm 11/24/08 6:30pm

McCainiac Nicolle Wallace Will Not Be Left Holding The Garment Bag

  • The officially-designated GOP scapegoat for Wardrobe-gate appears to be McCain aide Nicolle Wallace (left), despite the fact that I guarantee she knows how to put together a wardrobe for less than $150,000. Wallace isn't "going to engage" with people until after the campaign, but she knows the score and her memory…
  • » 10/28/08 6:30pm 10/28/08 6:30pm

Erin Burnett, Peggy Noonan Bear Witness To The Collapse Of The…

Another Friday, another week in which our country tumbles into financial ruin, the Presidential race tumbles further into the gutter and some Americans tumble further into an ugly, inexplicable, terrifying rage...so who better to try and soothe me with assertions about how it all doesn't matter because we're just… » 10/10/08 10:30am 10/10/08 10:30am

Righteously Insulted At Republican Slurs And Unrighteous Rage

  • Remember Oliver Clark? He asked a question at Tuesday's debate on the economy and John McCain told him he "probably" hadn't ever heard of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. Well, it turns out he has a B.A. in PoliSci, a Masters in Legal Studies, and is in the midst of a Masters in Public Administration. So, he'd heard of…
  • » 10/09/08 6:40pm 10/09/08 6:40pm

The Drinking Will Start Early, But The Bailout Will Start Late, If At…

  • That compromise bailout plan intended to save the economy? Yeah, it failed. [Washington Post]
  • The Dow proceeded to drop 778 points, the largest one-day loss in nearly 2 decades. Many people just kissed their asses and life savings goodbye. [Washington Post]
  • Republicans blame Nancy Pelosi for giving an offensive…
  • » 9/29/08 6:30pm 9/29/08 6:30pm

McCain Surrogate Carly "SNL Was Sexist" Fiorina Goes Out With A Bang

Oh, did you hear? Carly Fiorina has canceled all her remaining television appearances this week and will be taking a short media-oxygen-free nap due to some little things she said yesterday. Other people that should join her in her media-vacuum? Maureen Dowd, who Jason » 9/17/08 10:00am 9/17/08 10:00am totally Rick-Rolled me with this morning, and…