Bad writing and thinking, defined.
Category: the Dowdification of American political journalism
Ann says what needs to be said about the latest obsession over meaningless trivia.
Jamison Foser has a lot more on Marc Ambinder’s remarkable, matter-of-fact admission that “healthy chunk of the national political press corps” is out to get John Edwards and will gi
J. beat me to it, but Marc Ambinder is obviously dead wrong to say that “John Edwards’s haircut was a valid story to cover.” The idea that only poor people, or more relevantly to a presidential campaign people who pretend to be poor, can advocate policies that help the poor is transparently illogical, and as […]
Logically consistent Leslie Wayne: John Edwards’s support for the 19th Amendment stands in sharp contrast to his having a penis. (Apologies if she’s already used that one.) Evidently, the
I’m not sure what’s more embarrassing–Politico chief political columnist Roger Simon ignoring Romney’s basic ignorance (or rank dishonesty) about a massively important issue, o
I suppose it’s not exactly shocking that the internet’s premier source for political haircut news would uncritically endorse the “look–boobies!!!!” story about an entirely banal group photo (with an egregious mischaracterization of the book written by the woman being demeaned in the bargain!) Still, what I don’t understand is if they’re going to uncritically endorse […]