The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

BREAKING: Weiner Lawyers Up! UPDATE: In CNN Interview, Weiner Dismisses Hacking as ‘Prank’

OMFG: New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has retained an attorney to advise him “what civil or criminal actions should be taken” after a lewd picture was sent from his Twitter account. Weiner, who has represented part of New York City since 1998, says online hacking led to a close-up shot of a man’s underwear being […]

Ace Is Suffering Weiner Overload

Illustration by Carol of No Sheeples Here After 72 hours of constant weinering, Ace says he’s all weinered out — afflicted with hyperweinerosis — so he’s pulled the plug to go watch a movie. Before he left, however, Ace put up a post trying to analyze the infamous photo of Weiner’s alleged wiener. Meanwhile, Mediaite […]

The Curious Case of the Weiner-Following (And Weiner-Followed) Teenage Girl

One of the aspects of #WeinerGate that cropped up early was that a teenage girl was among the 90-odd people that Rep. Anthony Weiner was following on Twitter. Several people have mentioned this to me, sending me e-mails with screen-caps of a Tweet (from April 13) in which the girl said she was “talking to […]

@JoanWalsh Blames @AndrewBreitbart and #tcot Bloggers for #WeinerGate Story

Dear Joan Walsh: I arrived late at the #WeinerGate story — it was already on top of Memeorandum by the time I blogged about it at 4:23 p.m. ET Saturday — and my first reaction was to make a joke of it. But then, as I took time to acquaint myself with the facts, a […]

LIVE AT FIVE – 05.30.11

TOP NEWS Serbian Ultras Protest Mladic Arrest Serbian Radical Party calls for protests, about ten thousand show up Sarah Palin Kicks Off Tour Of Northeast At Rolling Thunder Rally Keeps low profile at veterans’ event Junior Comes Up Short at Charlotte 600 Runs out of gas less than half a mile from the finish POLITICS […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Power Hour

Soylent Green begins the (NSFW) week by upping the ante and doubling our pleasure with double the Monday Motivationators, follows up with some Argentine tool time, something cool to quench your thirst on Thursday, some Natalya Vodyanova on Friday, Sabado Snoochitas, and some tactical motivation for this Monday. “Go! Drink! Grill! Watch Sports!” he says. […]

#WeinerGate Victim Gennette Cordova Issues Statement: ‘I Cannot Answer the Questions That I Do Not Have the Answers To’; Describes Her Reaction

Posted at the New York Daily News: Friday evening I logged onto Twitter to find that I had about a dozen new mentions in less than an hour, which is a rare occurrence. When I checked one of the posts that I had been tagged in I saw that it was a picture that had […]

T-Paw Gets the Kiss of Death

David Brooks lumps Tim Pawlenty in with Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney and says, “I think it’s going to be one of those three.” You noticed whom Brooks didn’t mention, right? Herman Cain.

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