In the world of meaningless statistics (see many NBA, NFL, MLB, and other sports stats), TPM has emerged as a new faux arbiter of political reality. You don’t grok TPM? That’s “Tweets Per Minute,” knuckleheads. From @gov, Twitter’s government and politics team: A new record political moment on Twitter: @barackobama drives 52,757 Tweets per minute. […]
My latest investigative article for Raw Story: Judge found sworn testimony ‘belied’ the facts Caroline Hunter, a Bush-appointed Federal Election Commissioner who remains in office, provided misleading statements under oath in an effort to conceal Republican National Committee involvement in vote suppression activities during the 2004 presidential election, a Raw Story investigation has found. Legal […]
Does anyone else look at these two photos from the RNC and worry, as I do, about demagoguery? What if I add the word “Heil”?
…in this Republican National Committee fundraiser pitch, anyway. Dear Fellow Conservative, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are raking in the campaign cash hand-over-fist. They begin 2008 having raised more than $200 million combined. In the first eight days of this year, Barack Obama’s campaign bragged they had raised over $8 million — and Hillary […]
The poor chairs of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees have been fruitlessly serving subpoenas on various cretins in the Bush administration and the GOP, but all have come to naught. They’ve been wasting their time. All they need to do to get those tough questions answered is cough up $600 and sign up quickly […]