SEE ALSO:-- Norm Coleman's "shadowy" American Action Network under fire for flouting law-- Norm Coleman most popular prominent MN GOPer; Bachmann "most unpopular politician"-- Norm Coleman: Obamacare won't be repealed, despite what Romney saysFormer Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman spoke on behalf of ... More >>
It's an annual tradition to look back at year's end to those who've passed on in the previous twelve months. Whether it's just filler for the year's final broadcast of Entertainment Tonight, or Americans really do feel a need to reflect with sadness on the deaths of celebrities, I do not know. What ... More >>
Not necessarily the news.The FCC has fined KMSP/Fox 9 $4,000 for failing to tell viewers that it passed off public relations video as "news" in 2006.
The fake news segment -- a video news release, or VNR -- talked about consumer demand for convertibles in the summer. That sounds plausible en ... More >>
Wingnut of the Year.Rep. Michele Bachmann took us all on another ride aboard the crazy train this year, questioning the president's patriotism, defending BP, proclaiming herself the queen tea partier -- and winning re-election in the 6th congressional district.
Here's a look back.
Newsweek's Andrew Romano landed a weird assignment from his Newsweek editors last week: Fly to Minnesota, follow Michele Bachmann around as she campaigns for re-election in her district, and tweet about it.
Weird not because it involved Bachmann, per se, but because Newsweek is a place one ... More >>
Newsweek's Andrew Romano is following Rep. Michele Bachmann around District 6 today as she hosts campaign stops she's calling "jobs forums," and for two days afterward. He's tweeting as he goes:
"And so it begins - w/ a 6am flight. For the next 3 days I'll be following #MicheleBachmann and t ... More >>
Beware of gangsters bent on saving the auto industryMichele Bachmann has found a suitably attention-grabbing moniker for the Democratic-controlled Congress and White House: "Gangster government." And at various points in the past few weeks, she's drawn fire from the likes of everyone from Bi ... More >>