Bush’s Legacy Project

Bush’s Legacy Project

As I pen this, President Bush (yes, he’s still President) will take the podium at a surprise news conference in which he’ll presumably field questions (not shoes) hurled from journalists. He’ll certainly have a rich choice of timely news topics on which to opine given the unmitigated mess with which he’s leaving our next President. […]

Wag the Immigrants

As if we needed another reminder of how closely aligned Senator McCain is to the Bush Administration, yesterday the Bushies threw the McCain camp a big wet one. In a political maneuver straight out of Wag the Dog, the Feds chose the first day of the DNC to stage “the largest single-workplace immigration raid in […]

McClellan Comes Clean

McClellan Comes Clean

In what can only be characterized as a cleansing of his soul, Politico today broke the exclusive that former Bush mouthpiece Scott McClellan, a once-frequent subject of this blog, has penned a tell-all. And we hear it won’t be pretty for his former puppeteers. “The eagerly awaited book, while recounting many fond memories of Bush […]

PR & Petraeus

PR & Petraeus

When Sen. Clinton’s PR consigliere recently said in a New York Magazine piece that she admired the Bush White House’s skills of message control, I’m sure many readers were left wondering whether this was a good thing or a bad thing (this blogger among them). This Presidency has been the most opaquely deceptive in history. […]

Too Much Credit

Too Much Credit

I stumbled upon a press release from one Lloyd Chapman, president of the American Small Business League, which alleges that White House’s PR operatives have killed a number of news stories across a range of MSM outlets. (Actually, it was Mr. Chapman’s name and the name of his organization that mostly were spiked.) At issue […]

The Committee to Unprotect Journalists

The Committee to Unprotect Journalists

If you think American journalists are under government siege, their plight pales in comparison to the way Russia deals with its investigative scribes (or any other malcontent). They just murder them, or so it appears, based on today’s news emanating from that increasingly despotic regime. AP Moscow reported moments ago that Ivan Safronov, the military […]