You can bet even this was focus grouped by The Anchorman’s campaign.
As a fan of old men yelling I can’t believe I had not heard of “Shut Up Little Man” until now.
Starring SNL alum and tea partier Victoria Jackson:
He’s abandoned tax reform as well as the recommendations of the deficit reduction committee he formed. So what’s the president’s plan? I pay attention to this stuff and I can’t tell you. Is it a lack of messaging or lack of will?
Sarah Palin may get to the White House after all, if Newt Gingrich wins in 2012, that is. The Republican presidential candidate told CNN Wednesday evening that if he wins the White House, he’d ask the ex-Alaska governor to take a “major role” in his administration.
From The Learning Channel, which brought us the Sarah Palin reality show, comes this latest exercise in pointless tedium: Watch Extreme Couponing: Midnight MadnessSunday, Jan. 29 @ 10/9c to see four couponers battle crowds to get the best savings on Black Friday. Extreme Couponing follows savvy shoppers as they plan and plot their way to unbelievable savings. … Continue reading It’s pronounced learnd
By now you’ve heard about the tarmac confrontation between President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (who sounds like she’s spent one too many nights at Johnny’s Hideaway). Brewer said Obama was “uh, a little tense”. She said she tried to show respect but that Obama acted “thin-skinned”, and complained about how she described their … Continue reading The culture of hyperbole
“Whatever the details of the investigation are, this much is clear to me: There was a villain in this tragedy. It lies in the investigation, not in Joe Paterno’s response to it,” Knight said, prompting a prolonged standing ovation from the crowd in the Bryce Jordan Center on the Penn State campus. The attempted absolution … Continue reading Nike founder Phil Knight: Paterno the real victim
Newt on marriage. And yes, he drops the “F” word for the millionth time.
Creative Loafing notes more revolting developments from King Inc.: At the same time the King Center board brought on Bernice, it also placed control of the center in the hands of King Inc., the for-profit corporation run by younger brother Dexter King. That arrangement will make it easier for Dexter, Bernice, and the other family … Continue reading MLK Jr. scions never fail to disappoint
Via Politico: After nearly a week on the defensive, CNN’s John King reports tonight that Newt Gingrich’s claim about offering witnesses to ABC News in his defense — to rebut the network’s interview with his second wife, Marianne Gingrich — was not true. “Tonight, after persistent questioning by our staff, the Gingrich campaign concedes now Speaker Gingrich was wrong — both in his debate … Continue reading Never trust a sanctimonious egomaniac
The school marm look is all the rage among male hipsters who’ve adopted the “man bun”: Alexander Kellum, 31, a fine-arts painter and yoga teacher who lives in Williamsburg, bends forward and pulls his long chestnut hair in front of him; then he performs a twisting and wrapping motion until his hair is firmly tucked into a … Continue reading A hipster stereotype fulfilled
I’m sorry, was that rude? Can’t help it — apparently I’m from the nation’s 7th rudest city, according to readers of Travel & Leisure magazine. As one Atlantan told the AJC, we’re 7th “because we have so many people who have migrated here from the 6 crabbier places.” That would include Boston, which somehow only … Continue reading Travel & Leisure readers don’t know what the f—- they’re talking about
Here’s my rationalization: Better to take your anger out on objects than people.
Having already subsidized a fishing museum in former Gov. H. Dumpty’s backyard the state of Georgia is now helping fund a unnecessary new football stadium for the Falcons and its billionaire owner. This month, [Gov. Nathan] Deal included $15 million in his proposed 2012 budget for the GWCC Authority to purchase the old Herndon Homes … Continue reading State budget finds room for fishing ponds, football stadiums