Posts Tagged ‘David Petraeus’

The Oldest Profession

This tart briefly removed Gen. Petraeus’ penis from her mouth to do this interview, and it certainly shows. (h/t to my man Glenn Greenwald, formerly of Salon but now at the Guardian, for spotting this little treasure):

I Married A Nixon

UPDATED WITH CORRECTION BELOW: In today’s LA Times, David Eisenhower typed up a little something that shows pretty starkly that if one wants to maintain one’s grasp on reality over time, then marrying into the Nixon family might be a mistake.  The piece (of what, I’ll let the reader decide), is a rather boring, phoned-in [...]

Dixie Chicks Smarter Than the Liberal Media, Again

It seems like such a long time ago, when Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks, performing in England, told an audience that she was “embarrassed that the President of the United States is from Texas.”  As an Oregonian I personally was less embarrassed, but I’d been routinely apologizing to foreign friends about Bush for years; [...]

The Most Busted Name in News

When CNN hired the tubby, bigoted know-nothing Erick Erickson from Redstate, I yawned.  After all, the New York Times hired Ross Douthat, the Los Angeles Times hired Jonah Goldberg, and no dying media outlet could be without its beady-eyed, teenage water-carrier for for the “kill ‘em all”  faction of the right.  Notably, Douthat replaced the [...]

Thanks, Captain Obvious*

*Admittedly, David Petraeus is a General, but Captain sounded better…  CH Today General David Petraeus had another statement, among the many he has made in his current 9/12 Media Blitz, that was about as enlightening as, say, coming out and declaring water to be wet, but the media nonetheless slavishly typed it up as though [...]

You Should Have Seen the Other Guy

Today a conservative caller who naturally identified himself as a Democrat called Thom Hartmann’s show to harshly criticize Obama’s Mission Accomplished, the Sequel, because it failed to praise effusively enough the genius of George Bush and the “success of the surge.”   This in itself wasn’t surprising, given that the round-the-clock devotion to the Legacy [...]