Jon Stewart Says Hide Your Poultry: Palin's Back In Town

"She's aliiiiiive!" Jon Stewart yelps at footage of Sarah Palin in the lower 48. As previously noted, Palin was in Georgia earlier this week, helping to get Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss reelected in a runoff. Jon refers to Sarah as the "GOP's BFD" and adds that Palin apparently "loves everything in Alaska but being… » 12/03/08 1:30pm 12/03/08 1:30pm

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

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

Hank Williams Jr. Pains Our Ears, And Our Brains

  • Hank Williams Jr., who we started studiously ignoring after he murdered our national anthem during a Palin rally, has decided that he's not quite done with being part of a losing campaign and will challenge Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander in the primary for the 2010 race. [Politico]
  • Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy…
» 11/25/08 6:30pm 11/25/08 6:30pm

Politicians Are Certainly All Unsure, Unless They're Sure.

  • Barack Obama will officially resign his Senate seat on Sunday, one day before Congress reconvenes for its lame duck session. Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has 60 days to appoint a successor to serve until a special election in 2010, but hasn't signaled who he's leaning towards. [Washington Post]
  • In the meantime, …
» 11/13/08 6:30pm 11/13/08 6:30pm

Liberals, Palin Would Like The Senate To Take Out the Trash

  • Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid has decided that the entire Democratic caucus will vote next week whether Independent Senator Joe Lieberman will keep his seat as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee after having back John McCain and gone negative against Obama. [TPM Election Central]
  • How negative did…
» 11/11/08 6:30pm 11/11/08 6:30pm

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

  • Sarah Palin feels the press should be forced to report about her in a certain way to avoid abridging her First Amendment rights. Add the actual First Amendment to Article I, Section 3 of the Constitution on the list of Constitutional amendments Sarah Palin is planning when she is Empress of America. [Huffington Post, …
» 10/31/08 7:30pm 10/31/08 7:30pm