Big Top, Small Tent

Here's a new diet aid: Republican Clown College, which will make you lose your lunch. Who's the scariest? I have my money on Lindsay Graham, with Tom DeLay a close second. [BoingBoing » 5/05/09 3:30pm 5/05/09 3:30pm

Clinton Wants A Job And McCain Wants To Keep His Bromances Alive

With the election over, the terrorist attacks in India in the rearview mirror (at the moment) and appointment speculation slowing, the news is, as Latoya Peterson of Racialicious says, "weird" today. So it's all about what Bill Clinton wants to do for Obama, John McCain's buddy trip, Saxby Chambliss's win, Jeb Bush's… » 12/03/08 10:00am 12/03/08 10:00am

Before Megan sat down to the more serious task of serving up testicles to her friends » 11/26/08 12:40pm 11/26/08 12:40pm, she sat down with and for . Inside, liberals whining about not getting their indictments, Keith Olberman's refusal to vote and why Lindsay Graham should be . It's way less horrifying than the testicles video, and also features a…

Will Rahm Emanuel Turn The Obama-McCain Meeting Into A Dance-Off?

If Barack Obama thought the post-convention part of the campaign was "silly season," he should try watching the news these days. With so little actual news to talk about, everyone's speculating about what kind of drama is going to break out at today's McCain-Obama summit, who might get jobs, who has already gotten… » 11/17/08 10:00am 11/17/08 10:00am

Election 2008 Results Live Blog

The election that I quit my career almost exactly a year ago to try my hand at covering is nearly at an end, but it's not technically over until John McCain calls Barack Obama and concedes. So it might actually be a while. Luckily, I'm here to sum up what I'm seeing and I have some friends around to help! Spencer » 11/04/08 8:00pm 11/04/08 8:00pm , ,

For Halloween, Republicans Let The Crazy Loose

Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner... Or Nicolle Wallace Under A Bus

For a campaign that has whined about sexism in the media, it ends up being awfully ironic when you read how the dudely McCain advisers chose Palin because she would look good on magazine covers » 10/29/08 10:00am 10/29/08 10:00am or when the men in charge of the campaign try to pin Wardrobe-gate on the visible woman in the campaign. Luckily for us (and…

John McCain Doesn't Need To Debate Or Help, He Just Needs To Be…

John McCain may or may not debate Barack Obama tonight, but he will definitely continue giving press conferences, "not" campaigning and not be helpful in those bailout negotiations he helped scuttle yesterday. Yes, in the same way that his definition of maverick appears to be " someone that doesn't consider the… » 9/26/08 10:00am 9/26/08 10:00am

Liveblogging The Boys of Republicana

In order to make my life worth living and the liveblog tenable, I stopped for a double cappuccino and missed Mel Martinez speak. Actually, I didn't "miss" him so much as I looked up and realized — unlike the rest of the crowd — that he was speaking. The rest of the crew, though, I paid attention to and my liveblog » 9/04/08 8:09pm 9/04/08 8:09pm