When Andrew Breitbart died at the absurdly young age of 43, rightbloggers were sad -- and also mad at liberals, whom some of them blamed for the rageaholic activist's death. After a period of mourning, they decided that the best tribute to their fallen leader would be to follow his example, i.e., ... More >>
Let's not let the Bachmanns have all the paper doll glory. The maverick from Wasilla has her own paper doll, and you can dress it up in all kinds of kinky bear paws, German beer frau outfits, and guns. I always thought she was paper thin anyway. Doll by Ana Becker.
The House of Palin is crumbling, at least if you're willing to believe the most notorious liars in media, the National Enquirer, who report today that Todd Palin, the famed "First Dude" and father of five, cheated on Sarah Palin, potential presidential hopeful, with a "female massage therapis ... More >>
Ben Folds and Nick Hornby celebrate their new album
• The Muslim cabbie stabbed by a passenger says he's still glad to be a New Yorker: "I feel like I belong here," he said. "This is the city actually [for] all colors, races, religion, everyone. We live here side by side peacefully." Meanwhile, friends of accused stabber Michael Enright say ... More >>
It's a great day in politics when the public is accepting of no better a revenge plot than the one Levi Johnston is clearly putting forth at the expense of the Palin family by running for Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
When writing a book on something, or more importantly someone, an intimate knowledge of the subject matter is a basic necessity. For Joe McGinniss, who's working on his Sarah Palin's Year of Living Dangerously due in the fall of 2011, proximity seemed key, too, so he moved in next door the fo ... More >>
This whip-smart observation about the queen of Wasilla just came in from reader Allan Hayton, who should know, since he's from Alaska himself: "Seeing as how Sarah Palin is so fond of spreading her message of hate and intolerance via Twitter, I think it is only appropriate we call her Twitle ... More >>
He represents Queens, she was reared in Wasilla. Sometimes, we make mistakes. Like that time we declared doorknob-dead the street credibility (or: "cred") of Queens-bred rapper LL Cool J. As it so happens, LL himself has remedied the situation, and even left his mother out of it..
It's 2013 and Sarah Palin has already used her presidency to rip condoms out of womens' hands because they don't go well with abstinence, and to round up anyone who looks or sounds like they might have a connection to Al-Qaeda and make sure they only get on one plane--to the great big concent ... More >>
I'm a little late to this picnic, but I finally caught up with the Grammy Awards (I was away) and prepared for the Taylor Swift trainwreck everyone had clucked about, expecting her to not come any closer to any of the notes than I have to Wasilla, Alaska.
Now that he's been re-elected, Bloomberg's backing off the free cross-town bus idea -- The AP has a brutal fact check of Sarah Palin's book which goes beyond checking facts to calling out hypocrisies. A sample:
It's the hottest of hot news -- Sarah Palin's book Going Rogue: An American Life and the accompanying tour. There've been some teasers, but our contacts in the publishing industry have leaked us six choice excerpts, which we reproduce for you here: 1. On accepting the Vice-Presidential nomin ... More >>
In today's rightbloggers column we mention a letter (pdf) from Sarah Palin's lawyers threatening legal action against reporters, bloggers, and anyone else who would, in their words, "propagate defamatory material" against the soon-to-be-former Governor of Alaska. Only a few specific individuals were ... More >>
Sarah Palin attorney Thomas Van Flein spent his July 4 in Fairbanks, Alaska, issuing a four-page statement warning news organizations not to investigate allegations printed by the Voice last October.Talk about waving a red flag in front of a bull. Van Flein's famous client had announced her upcoming ... More >>
That's the theme addressed in this rambling editorial that happens to have appeared in a publication based in Wasilla, Alaska--namely Sarah Palin's home town! Read this pile of shit and you'll know just what kind of lunacy that poor wretch came from, with her twisted family values crapped onto her f ... More >>
Presenting the first annual list of style's ugly moments
Joe "Obama will kill Israel" Theplumber couldn't make McCain's Hanoverton, Ohio rally, so Rudolph Giuliani took his place. AFP reports that the "hero of the September 11, 2001 attacks" told the crowd McCain was "the only one of the four people in the election who has actually fought for you," disreg ... More >>
By now everyone has heard about how Wasilla, Alaska charged for rape kits when Governor Sarah Palin was its mayor. In her defense, Palin ridiculed "the notion of making a victim pay" as "crazy," suggesting that she didn't know that her police chief, Charlie Fannon, was doing it. One would presume, ... More >>
In Sarah Palin's recent vice presidential debate and Katie Couric interviews, she has gone out of her way to celebrate her own "tolerance" for gays, even invoking the old some-of-my-best-friends shibboleth. When she debuted in Alaska politics in 2002, however, running unsuccessfully for lieutenant ... More >>
Strafing the Palin record
In the debate last week, Sarah Palin referred to herself twice as a "business owner" -- a part of her resume that came right after "mayor" and "governor." In fact, she and her husband Todd once owned 40 percent of a car wash that never washed a car, and she incorporated a marketing company that wen ... More >>
Sarah Palin spends a lot of time lambasting Wall Street corruption, beltway insiders, and the urban elite. In far (even remote) contrast, she throws up Main Street, Wasilla, and during last night's Vice Presidential debate she invited all Americans to come visit to see what things are all about up t ... More >>
Good morning, Governor Palin, and welcome to New York! Extensive research reveals you've only visited our fair city a few times before, including one fun-filled 2007 trip with Bristol paid for by the Alaska taxpayers. We think we would have heard if one of the five colleges you attended in six year ... More >>
OMG! I actually got some responses to my ‘blogger of the week’ contest whereby I begged y’all to send me your rants and raves so I could post them and have five minutes off to file my bunions and read The Globe. Thank you, dear (bitter) readers! I’m going to run several of them, starting wi ... More >>