I’ve got some Bud Light Lime on my desk right now, courtesy of the Washington Independent’s Annie Lowrey. Till then, read Thomas Ruttig’s excellent assessment that the patient went terminal after President Karzai stole the election. (That’s word to Andrew… Read on
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That’s a pretty dumb way of saying Alex Zaitchik, part of the first wave of post-Russ Smith editorial regimes at the paper that I came up through, has a piece in the Washington Independent.
Everyone watch the Ed Show on MSNBC at 6 p.m. EST, when my Washington Independent colleague Mike Lillis will discuss his excellent new piece about mine safety.
It took me a while, but Sen. Lindsey Graham’s staff — and, really, credit to them for dealing with a reporter who obviously disagrees with the senator’s position — pointed me to the heart of Graham’s objections to a civilian… Read on
Dave does a great job with Olbermann of contextualizing and adjudicating the tea party-vs-Captain America dispute. One (typically) insightful point Dave makes is that the tea party set isn’t yet comfortable with being part of the culture — which implies,… Read on
I have never been as professionally envious of anyone as I am of my Washington Independent colleague Dave Weigel, whose iconic “Tea Bag The Liberal Dems Before They Tea Bag You” photograph is now featured in Captain America #602. Joe… Read on
I crunch the results of several recent polls in this pre-SOTU Washington Independent piece. And I just want to make clear that while on balance I’m on board with Obama’s foreign policy, I don’t pretend that “popular” is the same… Read on
So this is public now. Bittersweet! My friend and editor Laura McGann is moving on from the Washington Independent to a cush position at Harvard’s Neiman lab. So many mixed emotions. I met Laura when both of us were new… Read on
Later this afternoon, President Obama will call together 20 of his security advisers to discuss the failed Christmas Day plot and the lessons learned from two weeks’ worth of reviews of the security apparatus. This, just published from the Washington… Read on
Read this Dave Weigel post. Every word of it. Anyone who snootily preens that the divide between real and fake journalism is an online/MSM divide is about to have their air force blown up on the tarmac like it was… Read on