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Jimmy Carter Doesn’t Hold Back His Thoughts on Tony Blair

OUCH!!! I just finished reading the exclusive Jimmy Carter interview in the Telegraph U.K., and Carter doesn’t hold back on his thoughts about Tony Blair’s relationship with Bush. “Blair’s lack of leadership,” Carter says, “and timid subservience to George W Bush lie behind the ongoing crisis in Iraq and the worldwide threat of terrorism.” “I […]

The Cheney Presidency

Robert Kuttner takes a look at who’s really running the country in the Boston Globe. Here’s a few quips: GEORGE W. BUSH has been faulted in some quarters for taking an extended vacation while the Middle East festers. It doesn’t much matter; the man running the country is Vice President Dick Cheney. When historians look […]

Nancy Pelosi’s Don’t Mess With Me Style

Nancy Pelosi is profiled in TIME Magazine this week. Perry Bacon, Jr. writes “Nancy Pelosi leads the Democrats with a fiery style that could make her the first woman Speaker of the House.” She portrays herself as a “polite, grandmotherly lady.” She constantly discusses her five grandchildren, makes sure her office is stocked with Ghirardelli […]

Protest in Kennebunkport: The Bride Wore White

How dare those anti-war protesters disrupt a Bush family wedding?? Peter Baker, who appears to the be the new society reporter for the WaPo, informs us that the bride “wore a classic white gown and veil, while her bridesmaids were in pink.” Organizers for the protest rejected the complaints that the protest was an inconvenience […]

Kerry’s Money Man On The Road with Indie Rock Band

John Kerry ‘s moneyman for his PAC, Jay Dunn took a break from the books this week to tour with his college band. “I’m living the dream,” Jay Dunn told us yesterday of reprising his role as tour manager for the Balsa Gliders . “It’s one last shot at glory.” Dunn, 36, whose day job […]

Fox News Reporters Convert to Islam

This shouldn’t surprise anyone. The two kidnapped Faux News reporters held hostage for two weeks in the Gaza Strip converted to Islam to gain their release.

Ernesto: Katrina Sequel? (Video)

According to the WaPo’s Peter Whoriskey today said: “When it was fresh, the epic wreckage of Hurricane Katrina inspired rallying cries of “We will rebuild!” But a year after the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, vast stretches of this city and the Gulf Coast are still largely abandoned, and many here wonder whether the […]

Richard Armitage, The Man Who Said Too Much

According to a new book co-written by NEWSWEEK’s Michael Isikoff and David Corn, the State Department has “known for years” that Richard Armitage outed Valerie Plame. In the early morning of Oct. 1, 2003, Secretary of State Colin Powell received an urgent phone call from his No. 2 at the State Department. Richard Armitage was […]