The Correspondents’ Dinner Was Funny Until the Janet Napolitano Joke

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is a total onanistic throwaway of an event, an opportunity for celebrities, politicians, and all the insidery media insiders to sit around the campfire and listen to a comedian gently mock them while enjoying really expensive truffle oil s’mores. That’s fine — even ordinary people … » 4/28/13 4:00pm 4/28/13 4:00pm

Alleged ICE ‘Mean Girl’ Suzanne Barr Steps Down, Steadfastly Denies…

After being accused of creating a sexually-charged, "frat-house-type atmosphere that is targeted to humiliate and intimidate male employees," Suzanne Barr, longtime aide to Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano, resigned Saturday from her position as the chief of staff to the director of Immigration… » 9/02/12 11:30am 9/02/12 11:30am

Woman Named in Janet Napolitano’s Sexism Suit Coincidentally Featured…

After she was named in a "reverse sexism" lawsuit on Friday, New York city corrections commissioner Dora Schriro, who was allegedly promoted to her current position over James Hayes owing to her friendship with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, appeared in the papers again today, expatiating on her homemade… » 8/12/12 9:30pm 8/12/12 9:30pm

America's Most Evil Governor Asks Supreme Court to Take Health Care…

In a country packed from sea to shining sea with crappy governors doing nutty local things like betting bales of meat that their local team will beat another governor's team in a sporting event that will lead to mild rioting on both sides, a few idiot statesmen really stand out. Among them is Arizona's Jan Brewer, the… » 7/09/12 5:10pm 7/09/12 5:10pm

Today's News Is Brought To You By Andy Samberg's Soiled Pants

It used to be that this venerable feature was inspired by the news, hangovers, and/or funny pictures. But The Huffington Post's Jason Linkins and I have a new muse — or, to be fair, a couple of million of new muses harmed in the filming of SNL's digital short "Jizz In My Pants" (embedded after the jump). There's just no… » 12/08/08 10:00am 12/08/08 10:00am

The Obama Administration Gets An Injection Of Estrogen

After more than a week of grumbling by women's groups that Hillary Clinton had damn well better not be the only woman in the Cabinet, along with grumblings by Latinos that they ought to be represented too, along comes the unsurprising news that Obama is, indeed, vetting women for Cabinet positions. Can you guess who… » 11/20/08 10:00am 11/20/08 10:00am

More Obama Cabinetry And Lieberman Speculation

  • Though Barack obama told Americans nothing about forthcoming nominations, that doesn't mean there's nothing to speculate about! John Kerry, Chris Dodd and Bill Richardson are lead speculative Secretary of State candidates, Robert Gates might stay at the Defense Department, Janet Napolitano could be headed to Justice…
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