​Bullshit Politico Piece Suggests Valerie Jarrett Become A Librarian

As many of us are well aware, Valerie Jarrett is one of President Barack Obama's senior advisors and most trusted confidantes. She's Assistant to the President for Engagement and Intergovernment Affairs, chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls and Co-Chair of the White House Task Force to Protect Students… » 11/09/14 2:51pm 11/09/14 2:51pm

For Chrissakes, Nobody Really Thinks FLOTUS Is a 'Feminist Nightmare'

Politico's "Leaning Out: How Michelle Obama Became a Feminist Nightmare" is exactly the kind of piece a media organization puts out to get people angry. The title manages to squeeze in not one but two hot internet hype phrases: a reference to Sheryl Sandberg and "feminist nightmare." Too bad the substance doesn't live… » 11/22/13 1:20pm 11/22/13 1:20pm

Reporter Freaks Out When Woman Says His Twitter Avatar Is 'Meh'

Ben White is a reporter for Politico. Hilary Sargent is the founder of ChartGirl – a website where she makes cool charts – and was, until this weekend, a big fan of White's. She'd even gone as far as to say he should have been nominated for the dubious honor of a place on Business Insider's list of "The Sexiest… » 8/05/13 10:50am 8/05/13 10:50am

Political Commentary Gets Even More Diverse (Because Joe Scarborough Used To Live In Florida)

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and three-time editor-in-chief Michael Kinsley clearly have something left to tell us, or so Politico's hiring them suggests. Dana Goldstein imagines the hiring conversation: "Kinsley is not a doctrinaire liberal. That's important because liberals are so boring." » 9/10/10 12:40pm 9/10/10 12:40pm

McCain's Campaign Adviser Declares War On Media, New York Times

John McCain's senior campaign adviser, Steve Schmidt (seen here with the cardboard cutout the GOP plans to use to fill McCain's position after his death or descent into full dementia) has decided that it's not enough to campaign against Barack Obama, he's got to campaign against The Media to win the election. Luckily … » 9/23/08 10:00am 9/23/08 10:00am