If the president’s suit color is worthy of above-the-fold press coverage, it’s baffling how anyone can seriously argue that the press deserves more access to the behind-the-scenes minutia inside the White House.
The gun industry lobbyist group successfully convinced lawmakers to bury the legislation in the state house. Why? Because an amendment in the bill would have banned the cruel and gratuitous tradition of “pigeon shoots.”
On Friday night, James Risen of The New York Times appeared as a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher and, among other things, repeated the tired meme that Obama is Worse Than Bush when it comes to press freedom and whistleblowers.
While Cain isn’t exactly the GOP’s brightest hope, he is an African American and at least projects some sort of image of inclusiveness in the notoriously white party. Sadly, Cain is incapable of keeping his foot out of his mouth.
This week’s show: Audio Recording of the Palin Family Brawl; Expensive Fashion Accessories; Charles Bowen’s Fair-Use Guide for Bloggers; The Palins and Their White Trash Stretch Limo; Remembering Ben Bradlee and Real Journalism; The NRA Hipster; Guns are ‘Bits of Plastic and Metal'; and much more.