Some People In Politics Live In An Alternate Universe

  • Once upon a time in a universe far, far away, a group of supposely intelligent women decided that Barack Obama wasn't sexy enough for them. And thus the world was denied his image in a Harvard Law beefcake calendar. I guess we'll always have People. [Politico]
  • Obama has told people he wants Lieberman to continue to…
  • » 11/10/08 6:30pm 11/10/08 6:30pm

On Race, Gender, Michelle Obama, And The Politics Of Twitter

Another day, another roadtrip, as the Washington Independent's personal Attackerman, Spencer Ackerman, joins me live from the Netroots Nation conference in Austin, Texas. Topics discussed: Arianna Huffington's ability to channel the evil that is Karl Rove, race relations and the old-guard feminist movement in America,… » 7/18/08 10:00am 7/18/08 10:00am

Did The Cable News Networks Destroy Hillary's Campaign?

A few weeks ago, we wrote that whatever the outcome of the Democratic Primary, Hillary Clinton's candidacy helped start a conversation about sexism. Well that conversation is on the front page of the New York Times this morning, with a discussion of the possibly sexist way Clinton was covered by cable news networks… » 6/13/08 9:30am 6/13/08 9:30am

Everything Is Disappointing, Everyone Is Disappointed

  • Fabulous CNN reporter Richard Quest (my pretend British boyfriend), was picked up early this morning in Central Park and charged with possessing meth. Oh, Richard. You already overcame the hazards of British dentistry once, why would you risk your teeth again? [NY Times]
  • In what is rapidly becoming a roll call of…
  • » 4/18/08 6:40pm 4/18/08 6:40pm