A master at work

As a veteran fabricator I’m skilled at exposing liars. I like to think of it as a gift. Observe. The subject: Cenk Uygur, recently replaced as host of an MSNBC show few watched. I know of Uygur, but not enough to care one way or the other about his television future. Claim: Speaking on his … Continue reading A master at work

Kucinich the shameless stooge

There’s no rationalizing the Ohio congressman’s spirited defense of dictator Bashar al-Assad who, according to Kucinich, is “highly loved and appreciated by the Syrians.” Nearly 1,000 Syrians killed by al-Assad’s thugs in a little more than two months of opposition protests beg to differ.

And an overbearing ex-sportscaster shall lead them

Debuting on the MySpace of cable TV networks, Keith Olbermann reminded viewers he’s the “last line of defense” against those evil corporations, in their corporation buildings, acting all corporation-y. I trust everyone’s sent Keith an e-mail thanking him for saving America.

The fringe orthodoxy

The fringes are, if nothing else, predictable. Of course Sarah Palin gives President Obama zero credit for the capture of bin Laden. Of course Noam Chomsky compares Bush to Hitler in questioning the morality of killing an alleged mass murderer. We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George … Continue reading The fringe orthodoxy

Arianna better start paying her bloggers

Today’s featured HuffPo bloggers prove you get what you (don’t) pay for: Ed Schultz Why I Support President Obama’s Decision to Invade Libya Elizabeth Berkley Ask Elizabeth: What’s Your Daughter Thinking? Answer: Was I conceived during the making of Showgirls?

‘They made the world’s largest pizza, so we burned down their city hall’

Over the past few years right-wing radio, in a seemingly coordinated effort, has cast George Soros as the Great Satan. I’m not sure how, or why, he became Public Enemy No. 1, but to conspiracy-minded conservatives he’s the puppet master of the shadowy Marxist underground plotting to take over the world. But according to Neil … Continue reading ‘They made the world’s largest pizza, so we burned down their city hall’