June 17, 2008

a desperate bid for street cred

June 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Alicia Keys steals a page from Obama’s pastor: “‘Gangsta rap’ was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other,” she says, putting down the sandwich. “‘Gangsta rap’ didn’t exist.” So Eazy E was a government [...]

appreciating russert

June 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Besides “Meet the Press,” Russert hosted a weekend talk show on CNBC — more conversational, less combative.  As you watch the clip below, featuring Christopher Hitchens and Andrew Sullivan, notice how Russert stays out of the way [...]

the manbearpig endorsement

June 17, 2008 // 2 Comments

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I’m failing to grasp the importance, nay, the newsworthiness of Al Gore’s endorsement of Obama. If this had happened a month ago, then yes, it would’ve been a big deal. But now that the Democratic nomination has been sorted out, [...]

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