Sarah Palin was the closing night speaker at this year’s Conservative Political Action Committee convention and her speech was just as awful as we’ve come to expect: an incoherent syllabus of bullet points, bumper stickers and word salads. So as a public service, I watched Palin’s address so you don’t have to.
- And now, some authentic frontier gibberish.
- You'd think by now, she'd have hired a professional speech adviser to instruct her how to, you know, read.
The fawning lapdog media’s steadfast refusal to cover the pernicious security state’s egregious dismantling of basic civil liberties, is the greatest threat to human survival ever known. The tepid industry rewards ‘journalists’ for their paeans to power, where supposed revelations reveal nothing other than servile platitudes to elite privilege.
“Not exactly the most important company in the world, true. Not even the company that inflicts the most damage on the planet. They don’t produce products that people will die without, or rig the entire global economy with fiscal nitroglycerine for the lulz. But when it comes to the sheer pathological hatred they can invoke in their ostensible customer base, it’s very difficult to top…” Electronic Arts.
No amount of liberal money could convince the right to adopt a losing electoral strategy, yet thanks to the financial and intellectual success of Fox News, precisely that has happened. Conservatives love to point out Fox’s long-running domination of the cable news ratings as if it proves a point. Fox is definitely better than CNN… Read More
Over the past few days we’ve learned much more about the woman being hailed by many as a folk hero, someone who took a stand for journalistic independence and who went on to speak out valiantly against the supposed scourge of corporate media. Most of her history as a public figure is available on the internet and can be called up with little more than a couple of clicks.
Try not to, um, swoon all over the place, Fox News hosts. Here now, hearth-throb (and totally not apeshit crazy dictator) President Vladimir Vladimirovich “Pooty-Poot” Putin performing Fats Dominos’ timeless classic “Blueberry Hill,” courtesy of the (totally not a Russian propaganda front) RT network. Yes, really.