To: Lovers of America
From: The Republican National Committee
RE: Emergency platform changes
Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urgeall Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes.
1. Our new platform on ... More >>
Rush Limbaugh famously used his syndicated radio show to call Georgetown U student Sandra Fluke, who's in favor of Obama's birth control policy, a "slut" and a "prostitute."
Rush profusely apologized, but the advertisers aren't buying it and they're dropping like discontented little corporate flies ... More >>
Remember the Clarence Thomas hearings, and how David Brock (then a right- rather than a left-wing operative -- yes that's how long ago it was!) called Anita Hill "a little bit nutty and a little bit slutty"? Remember how decent people were outraged by this appalling breach of decorum?
Boy, those we ... More >>
Rush Limbaugh apologized to Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke Saturday, who he called a "slut" for testifying in favor of contraception coverage. "My choice of words was not the best, and in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir," he said in a statement. "I sincerely apologize to M ... More >>
It's too bad that Our 10 Best Cupcakes in New York City ran last week, because the Big Apple is about to get a new cupcake shop. Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis, owners of the super-popular D.C.-based Georgetown Cupcake and stars of the TLC show DC Cupcakes, have decided to open a bakery br ... More >>
At a meeting about climate control (or something), former president Bill Clinton talked about hookers and steak. Clinton, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, were at Gracie Mansion on Wednesday morning to announce that their environmental groups, Clinton Initiative and C40, would merge, but f ... More >>
via Facebook/Celebrate Jessica FashanoFriends and family of Jessica Fashano, 27, who worked as an analyst at Citigroup after graduating from Georgetown in 2005 -- and was actively involved in fund-raising for various charities, including the Harboring Hearts Housing Foundation and the Acumen ... More >>
The Times blog MediaDecoder comes with a Sunday afternoon scoop, announcing the departure of another brand-defining Newsweek veteran, as Howard Fineman has packed his bags and is moving to the internet. Fineman follows editor-in-chief Jon Meacham, big fish Fareed Zakaria, Tumblr guru Mark Coa ... More >>
David Chang opens up: he likes tofu and vegetables, and almost opened Momofuku in Georgetown, not far from his native Virginia. In fact, he still may do an outpost of Milk Bar there someday.
Patricia Yeo talks about her new gig at Ginger Park in Boston's South End. Having j ... More >>
The St. John's baseball team played Georgetown this weekend, and the game drew more attention than it might have otherwise because it was played at the Mets' new home, Citi Field. Good ol' John Franco, a St. John's alum, threw out the first ball. "Let me tell you straight up," says Metsopolis, "you ... More >>