Entries by Doug!

For the haters

I stopped reading Politico about a month ago, but I stopped by to sicken myself with their coverage of the White House Correspondents’ dinner. Their new, post-Michael Calderone “on media” blog is really something to behold. Highlights: This week, “Meet the Press” unveils its new set, tailored to incorporate more multimedia elements and to prepare […]

English lessons

Although the UK elections are still a few days away, one thing is already clear: whatever happens will be bad news for Obama. It is also very likely that the elections will teach us a number of important lessons about American politics. The lesson could be that Obama needs to avoid “Gordon Brown” moments. It […]

Poujadine

There’s a lengthy post at FrumForm about the silliness of teahadist fiscal ideas, if it’s even appropriate to describe them as “ideas”. The piece is thorough and on-the-mark, if a little long for my tastes. What intrigued me most was was the opening line: Let’s just say it, the Tea Party movement has far more […]