Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Village Idiots, Continued

Against my better judgement, I wandered over to Politico for a little look-see at what was passing for Village Conventional “Wisdom” on this dreary Tuesday, and boy howdy, should I have stayed home.  Although there was, at the top of the page, one article that mentioned the, uh, President; except for an irrelevant smidgen of [...]

You Heard it Here First

Further evidence emerged today that the storied Wall Street Journal has well and fully become Fox News, only boring, a process that took even less time than I’d initially thought.  James Taranto typed the following today: “It’s not even Islamophobia, it’s beyond Islamophobia,” Daisy Khan, wife of Ground Zero mosque planner Feisal Abdul Rauf, told [...]

Murdochland

I haven’t read the Wall Street Journal, except occasionally online, since the Lewinsky Scandal; so infuriating and just plain pointless was the paper’s obsession with “getting” Clinton that I could no longer plop down a buck each day for the rag, despite the fact that I’d been reading it faithfully for many years and always [...]

A Plan That Needs a Planet

The GOP strategy for achieving its already media-trumpeted 2010 landslide is shaping up, and it has to be admired for its sheer audacity, as well as its desperate but hardly unwarranted reliance on the media continuing to be as stupid as it was throughout the Bush years.  Richard Cohen, David Broder, and David Gregory are [...]