Our suggested title: "The U.S. Congress Is A Big Fat Idiot."
Honesty and integrity are all you have in the news business. I lost respect for Brian Williams, but not because he lied. I lost it because he refused to honorably resign.
No doubt, Mr. Williams' bad judgment unleashed a fury of controversy. The blood bath that ensued was definitely Emmy award-winning but was it justified?
Listen, I know this Mark guy seems to be gifted at peering into the souls of others --- even better than Bush gazing into Putin, but this book serves no useful purpose. It is cynical and mean.
Who do you think is more likely to attract an audience -- the charming, charismatic Clinton, or the mean and menacing Spitzer?
Howard Kurtz wrote in The Washington Post "Timing is everything: Larry King abdicates." He seems to think that this was the perfect moment for King to resign; I think King was nine years too late.
To list Barnett as a signifier of Washington connectedness is like calling the sun a symbol of heat. This is good for his