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Archive for the 'wonkette' Category

Katherine Harris’ TV Ad Incorporates All The Best Things About Florida

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

And by “best things about Florida,” of course, I mean worst things about the rest of the country. Clip [courtesty Wonkette].

Normal People Sleep Late On Sunday

Monday, February 13th, 2006

The rest of us worship (or something) at the feet of the punditocracy. Ana Marie Cox drops by the Wonkette offices on the way to the salon and Monday-morning-quarterbacks an extended hit-and-run, mixed-metaphorically speaking. With that last sentence I’ve exhausted my quota of hyphens for the entire week.

I’ll Do Anything For The Worker Except Become One, Kids

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

Upon word that Ted Kennedy is publishing a childrens’ book, the wags come out of the woodwork to contribute art for the dust jacket. [link courtesy Wonkette].

You Can Call Me Anything, Including Late To The Party

Monday, January 9th, 2006

Ana Marie Cox has a new book to flog and is already working on the next one. As a result, we won’t see her playing Wonkette so much anymore. (CJR Daily‘s Felix Gillette has some background on the NY Times coverage of Cox’s new novel. Said book showed up in my mail today. I’ll post [...]

Dark Lord Of All Things Leaky and Demagogic Leaves CNN/Patriot Act R.I.P.?/Bush OK’d US Wiretaps w/o Court Clearance

Friday, December 16th, 2005

Good things come in threes: Robert Novak will no longer carry conservative water on CNN. Of course, sewage always seeks its own level. Patriot Act doesn’t pass in Senate. And while it’s not at ALL a good thing, it’s a good thing it’s come to light. Scott McClellan’s press briefing this morning saw new heights [...]

$16,000 Will Get You Insulted By Ann Coulter

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

I guess it’s just envy on my part. I mean, my hair’s not as good, but I’m almost as skinny, and I would gladly stand before thousands of college kids chanting “you suck!” for 16 grand. I’m a whore that way, I guess. But hey, wait, I’m a high-priced whore.

Rice Issues Vague Non-Threat Before “Goodwill Tour”

Monday, December 5th, 2005

Yes, those secret prisons are just horrible, but even worse, can you imagine being investigated regarding their formation, let alone what goes on there? It can’t help but be interesting when a former NSA chief starts lecturing “old Europe” about moral relativism.

CNN Computer-Carves An X On Cheney For Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Daryn Kagan just spent five minutes with a CNN tech guy explaining why there was no conspiracy behind this. CNN is so CUTE when they go on the defensive about their liberal bias!!

Wonkette Sums It Up In Three Paragraphs

Friday, November 18th, 2005

“It takes longer to clean up a mess than to make one.” Good one.

We’re Not Torturing. Really. But So What If We Were? They’d Deserve It.

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Wonkette with another in a seemingly infinite series of revealing screen captures from Fox News.