Sean Spicer Gets No Second Chances
I didn't watch the Emmys last night, but I was sent the clip of Sean Spicer 'crashing' the event when he came onstage with Stephen Colbert on his signature White House press secretary podium by several outraged friends. "Am I the only one finding this completely irresponsible ...read more
Goddammit Cable News, Launching Missiles At Syria Is Not "Presidential"
Right before settling in to read a princess bedtime story to my daughter, Anastasia, I saw the news that Donald Trump had ordered a strike on Syria using around 60 Tomahawk missiles. I went to bed wondering how hot and bothered this would make cable news; they do love themselves ...read more
Here's How the Political Press is Normalizing the Profoundly and Historically Abnormal Trump
Last night, somewhere deep in the broadcast wilderness where Brian Williams was exiled as penance, the former NBC Nightly News anchor who now resides in the 11 p.m. slot on MSNBC, valiantly attempted to describe what it means to "normalize" Donald Trump. Williams explained that ...read more