Posts tagged "Washington Post"

The goofy non-responses to criticisms of the New York Times probe into Marco Rubio's personal finances

Jon Stewart ripped the New York Times a new one for its investigation and play of Sen. Marco Rubio’s supposedly deplorable personal finances. Now comes the non-defenses of the New York Times by, ahem, the New York Times and a Washington Post blogger. As expected. The New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan briefly noted the hub-bub... Read more »

Obama's past behavior not an issue, but Romney's is?

Word that billionaire Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts planned to bankroll a campaign ad that highlighted the  race-baiting by President Barack Obama’s former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., has occasioned  wide-ranging and well-publicized denunciations, even from the apparent Republican nominee Mitt Romney. For some, Obama seemingly cannot escape his past. Same for Romney. Allegations that Romney bullied... Read more »

West suburban GOP congressman Peter Roskam a growing influence in Washington

That’s according to no less an authority than the (liberal) Washington Post. Is Roskam headed for bigger things? Read here.

Indecision, your name is Barack Obama

In a perverse way, President Barack Obama could be described as courageous for making such a cowardly decision. Environmental studies have been made, plans have been drawn and construction was ready to begin on a vital link in America’s energy grid–until Obama stepped on it for political reasons that are so obvious that even he... Read more »

Memo to Eastern pundits: It's Illinois' and Chicago's stinking mess; stay out of it

From the Eastern heights come directives to go easy on Illinois corruption. The Washington Post decreed that U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald should silence his “moral thunder” and not retryRod Blagojevich on serious corruption charges. Post editorial writers echoed Blagojevich’s silly assertion that Fitzgerald was close to stepping across the fine line that “separates prosecution from persecution.” Further prosecution isn’t... Read more »

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel?

The screen image from Michaele Salahi’s Facebook page above pictured the infamous White House State Dinner “gate-crashers,” Michaele and Tareq Salahi, posing with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel (left) at the dinner in November. (AP Photo))  Washington Post columnist Sally Quinn brought up the possibility that Emanuel might run for Chicago mayor.  ... Read more »

Sarah Palin nails it again

Jokers in the media just couldn’t let it rest, resorting to ridicule and unfounded rumors in the wake of her decision to resign as governor of Alaska, possibly to prepare a presidential campaign. “How sad that Washington and the media will never understand; it’s about country,” the Sarah Palin statement says. “And though it’s honorable... Read more »
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