Bias, Thy Name Is “Passive Voice”

My wife noted this morning that there’s something wrong when CNN and Al Jazeera correspondents have been kicked out of Iraq and Newsday journalists have been thrown into prison, yet NPR remains in Baghdad. Today’s disgraceful report on the suicide/homicide…

U.S. Troops Reach Baghdad Airport, forced to wait in line because they forgot to print their e-ticket boarding pass.

Monitor Coffee Spit-take

Today’s Bleat by James Lileks just about made me spit my coffee out, particularly this line: [H]ow do you know a Ba’athist is lying? His mustache is moving. And we curse it! Also laughable was Across the street is a…

Priceless

I don’t mean to rip this directly from The Corner, but it’s too good not to repost here in its entirety: THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION [Jonah Goldberg] I don’t want to risk any US soldiers lives for a photo-op, but…

Kettle, This Is Pot, Do You Read Me?

I’m listening in on an al Jazeera interview (being rebroadcast on CNN) with Iraq’s information minister. He just referred to the Coalition forces currently knocking at his doorstep as “racists, Nazis and fascists”. Wow. I’m laughing. Are you?

Less is Moore

I just caught an interview that Bill Maher conducted with Michael Moore. The sheer audacity of the man left me speechless. He said (and I paraphrase): there were only a few initial boo-ers at his Oscar speech. According to Moore,…

Singularity of Suck

Is it me, or does anyone else think that the upcoming Celine Dion concert being broadcast on CBS live from Caesar’s Palace in Sin City, hosted by Justin Timberlake could potentially be a scientific experiment designed to test the effects…