| May 29, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Finally, someone in the TV news business told Donald Trump he's ridiculous. Now, if they would just stop giving him airtime.
Wolf Blitzer, one of the most evenhanded interviewers in the news business, had enough of Trump playing his games of...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:40 AM
The banality of social media can be painful to watch, but when it does something positive, when it steps in to speed along justice in a way that cops and courts cannot, the effect is mind-blowing.
The point has been made that without the reach and...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:39 AM
UPDATED with copy of CNN memo and confirmation of cancellation ...
John King's nightly show on CNN has been cancelled.
King, the star of political reporting during the 2008 presidential campaign, will continue with the channel as its "lead campaign...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS.
And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Twitter activity around today's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act peaked at more than 13,000 tweets per minute at 10:17 a.m., significantly more than the 900 TPM that was tracked during the oral arguments in March, reports Rachael Horwitz,...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:51 PM
After several nights of struggling with how to cover the so-called "Weinergate" scandal surrounding his friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), Jon Stewart finally broke down and did the bit properly.
Stewart and Weiner are old friends and even shared...
| May 15, 2011
| 12:43 PM
A week after picking apart many of the undeclared Republican presidential candidates (including one, Newt Gingrich, who became a declared candidate this week) "Saturday Night Live" turned its attention to President Barack Obama and his perceived...
| Sep 20, 2011
And now let us recall the "Fable of the Shoes."
In his 1973 "Libertarian Manifesto," the late Murray Rothbard argued that the biggest obstacle in the road out of serfdom was "status quo bias." In society, we're accustomed to rapid change. "New products,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:45 PM
. Vercammen wanted to know if she was open to having her name placed in nomination at an open convention. "Anything is possible," Palin said. "And I don't close any doors that perhaps would be open out there. So, no, I wouldn't close that door. And my...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Last night, NBC's Chuck Todd warned that there were still many races to come in the GOP contest. This morning, Todd added that Gingrich ran "a horrible campaign" in Florida, but still held the conservative vote....
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Back to the Oscars, TCM tonight turns to films set in England during the 31 Days of Oscar festival. "My Fair Lady," the best picture winner for 1964, airs at 8. "A Yank in the R.A.F." follows at 11. "Mrs. Miniver," the best picture winner for 1942,...