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Posted on Monday, July 20th, 2009

What We Really See: GOP Senators Question Sotomayor (Oliver Willis) >> …Now, I’m a-looking here at your papers and such and I see where you sez, that you’re a wise latin-a. >> Well actually Senator, that pull quote misrepresents the full context of what I was saying… >> Well I gotta say ma’am, I’m mighty […]

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Posted on Friday, January 9th, 2009

Whopper Sacrifice, Burger King’s Facebook Promotion: Delete 10 Friends For Free Whopper (Shea, HuffingtonPost) — “Burger King has created an application for Facebook that allows users to delete 10 friends in exchange for a free Whopper. Taking Klondike’s “What would you do for a Klondike Bar?” motif to the next level, Burger King invites Facebook […]

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Good for a grin — sh*tpile bailout edition

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

# BushCo Speech Leaked (eRobin, “Fact-esque”) — THE PRESIDENT: My fellow citizens, at this hour, American taxpayers are in the early stages of an financial investment plan to aid the billionaires of Wall St., to free its people and to defend the world from grave danger. # The Bush-Paulson Bailout Plan (The Editors, Poor Man […]

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Posted on Friday, August 29th, 2008

# http://www.nounverbpow.com/ # Jonathan Schwarz (“A Tiny Revolution”) — “Almost all political conflict, especially in the US, boils down to a fight between the Sane Billionaires and the Insane Billionaires. It generally follows this template: INSANE BILLIONAIRES: Let’s kill everyone and take their money! SANE BILLIONAIRES: I like the way you think. I really do. […]

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Posted on Sunday, May 25th, 2008

# Liberal Pundits Offer Unprecedented Apology (Berube, TPM Cafe) — The organization, “Repentant Villagers,” announced today that it would be issuing formal apologies to hundreds of liberal bloggers, including Duncan Black, Jane Hamsher, Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, Glenn Greenwald, and “Digby,” acknowledging that the progressive blogosphere was right about Lieberman after all. “No one could have […]

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Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

# Huge, if belated applause for Roy Edroso (“alicublog”), whose “The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere: A confederacy of dunces was last week’s cover story in the Village Voice! My favorite parts are the “stupid/evil ratio” factoids assigned to all –highest evil quotient: Glenn Reynolds (5:95); highest stupid quotient: Ace of […]

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Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2008

# Eschaton: “When I’m fresh out of things to post about I usually ask myself, ‘Self? Did Joe Klein do anything stupid today?’ … Yep.” Of course, there’s always the option of just not posting anything, but maybe that’s why Duncan Black is a big time blogger and I’m not. … … … well, maybe […]

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Posted on Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

# We should all visit “Sadly, No!” more often, if only to see this great infographic illustrating the production of a Glenn Reynolds post. # Tennessee institutes of higher learning to meet in historic contest (R. Neal/SKB, “Knoxviews”) — A perceptive observer of the Tennessee mise en scene provides judicious perspective on this weekend’s competition […]

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Posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

# OBAMA ALSO ENDORSED BY CORPSE OF FDR, A BEAR, AND A SMALL CHILD IN ITALY. (Sam Boyd, “TAPPED”) — It’s like my brother (an Obama supporter, but not unaware of the hype) asked me when we were talking about it: “Well, here’s what I ask people trying to decide: […dramatic pause] are you for […]

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Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2008

# Kenneth Pollack — Incredibly Enough, He’s Even Stupider Than You Thought (Jonathan Schwarz, “A Tiny Revolution”) — Schwarz reviews Pollack’s book “Persian Puzzle”, in which Pollack thinks it odd and irrational that Iranians were stocking up on naval equipment, which implied to Mr. “Threatening Storm” that they were spoiling for a fight with the […]

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