Dan Savage’s reaction to Weinergate. A taste: “Another reporter asked Weiner if he had a drinking problem. Because you know, only a man who was drunk or on drugs could get caught up in something like this. Do reporters know what men are LIKE?”Read more
Republican congressmen propose to change the definition of rape for pyrrhic political gain. I scurry for cover in a bunker of comedy, the only alternative to completely losing my shit.Read more
In a year when The Daily Show had several widely-noted high points, I nevertheless choose to recognize them for continuing to be the go-to source for mockery of privileged people claiming to be oppressed.Read more
Memo to Sen. Dianne Feinstein: thanks a whole big bundle.
Too well I recall the morning last November when I read your stated intention to vote in favor of confirming Michael Mukasey as U.S. Attorney General. It made what would have been a pleasant breakfast at a local café go down quite a bit less easily. I narrowly averted embarrassment, because your characterizations of Judge Mukasey as independent-minded and repulsed by the idea of torture were such stuff as spit-takes are made on.Read more
Even in this era of with-us-or-against-us partisanship, I never cease to be amazed at the neocons’ mendacious, irresponsible, utterly illogical denial of the escalating environmental crisis. You can arm yourself…Read more