Man at His Best, All Day Long.

Posted 4 days ago
James Foley was an American. He was American not simply by birth or by citizenship but by temperament and style. He was American the same way the GIs who liberated Paris were American, with their Hershey bars and cigarettes. He was American in the way the rest of the world still wants Americans to be, at once idealistic and at ease. He was long-faced and lanky, with dark eyes and a rogue eyebrow he arched on all occasions, and all he had to do to let people know where he came from was smile.
Posted 6 days ago

In terms of the honest craft of journalism, Stephen Glass never sank this low, and the whole thing made Jayson Blair look like Ernie Pyle. Gaze in awe at the way Politico’s own reporter begins his account of the atrocity in question:

“Sing it with us: ‘Here’s the story of a man named Cheney…’ Dick, Lynne, and Liz Cheney had a message they wanted to send with their appearance at Politico’s Playbook lunch on Monday: We’re a family, we’re happy together, we joke together, and we’re beating the drum for an aggressive foreign policy together.”

Posted 1 week ago
The comical political starfcking that is its primary raison d’erp has finally crossed over into $10 meth-whoring on the Singapore docks. Once a mere surface irritation, Tiger Beat On The Potomac has finally crossed over into being a thickly pustulating chancre on the craft of journalism.
Posted 2 weeks ago
Hillary Clinton finally said something about recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. What she said appears to have been written by nine consultants, eight people from marketing, seven lawyers, six ESL valedictorians, and Mark Penn. She feels very bad about the stuff that happened, as stuff sometimes will happen, because it is stuff, and it happens.
This Is Mighty White of You by Charlie Pierce
Posted 2 weeks ago
Once I walked in and Angie was standing there and Zahara walked up and said, ‘Daddy, you’re not going to start making out with Mommy again, are you?’ And it’s like that. This is a guy who has tried not to do any sexy scenes with other women since he’s met Angelina. He’s crazy about her, and she’s the same way about him.
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