MATT LAUER: You remember what he said? PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: Yes, I do. He called me a racist. A brief excerpt has been posted of Matt Lauer's interview with former President George W. Bush, set to air this Monday night on Matt Lauer Reports.For a man who dammed the river of scientific prog ... More >>
Rattling around the echo chamberFrom safe within the confines of a friendly right-wing radio host's studio, Rep. Michele Bachmann has asserted that Barack Obama is the worst American president ever. Worse than Jimmy Carter, and not even half-way through his first term. Ben Shapiro, at BigG ... More >>
BY CP STAFFThe goat of the week is umpire Jim Joyce, who cost pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with a blown call at first base. While this will surely go down in history as one of sport's all-time great fuck-ups, Joyce is far from the first person to screw up at a crucial moment.
Is he rewriting history or setting the record straight? Why not tell Karl Rove what you think in person? George W. Bush's former senior advisor -- "Bush's brain" -- is going to be at the Mall of America to sign copies of his first book, "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in ... More >>
The governor has been racking up a lot of frequent flyer miles lately, but not a lot of love.
Apparently there's one guy in Minnesota, Broc Blegen, who thought it was appropriate to honor G. Dubbs today and you can still check it out tonight.
The Decider has decided. And he's announced that decision with typical rhetorical flourish: "The noose is not a symbol of prairie justice," Bush intoned, "but of gross injustice."
The I-35W Bridge Collapse Exposes Dangerous Deficiencies in the Nation's Transportation Infrastructure.
President Bush didn't bother waiting until all the bodies had been recovered from the Mississippi river to politicize the disastrous collapse of the I-35 bridge.
Minnesota Senator feeling the pressure of his previous pro war stance on Iraq.
Absorbing Bush with a stiff shot of bourbon.
'Death of a President' imagines a post-Bush America
Though it's true that she never really went anywhere, Joan Jett is back.
'Death of a President' and other film fest trigger-pullers blow away dissent
Starbucks and Gloria Jean's chilled coffee drinks more fattening than Big Macs, Bush administration plans 20 to 30 percent cut in some Medicare payments, top ten vehicles with the highest fuel efficiency, Dan Quayle walks out on John Mellencamp, pug bowling, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more.. ... More >>
Wisconsin senator and probable 2008 presidential candidate Russ Feingold is taking the floor of the U.S. Senate today to introduce a resolution to censure President George W. Bush.
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
Owning ollies, Santa and Victoria's Secret don't mix in Virginia, the flying alarm clock, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Bush cuts funding for condoms for Africa, Jerry Falwell wants to tell you how to celebrate Christmas, Neal Pollack's poopy problems, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
It's not about FEMA--it's about the president and the black hole of "Homeland Security"
A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>
The first disaster was the hurricane. The second was the federal government's response.
THESE DAYS The Navy has hired Houston-based Halliburton Co. to restore electric power, repair roofs and remove debris at three naval facilities in Mississippi damaged by Hurricane Katrina. When tragedy strikes, our nation once again asks, how can we give Halliburton more money??? President Bush ha ... More >>
THESE DAYS Zell Miller said Wednesday he has paid $156,668 to the state of Georgia to resolve questions about money he kept from an entertainment allowance he received when he was governor. A Ugandan member of parliament has pledged to reward girls for their chastity by paying their university fee ... More >>
Downing Street springs new leak: Second Brit memo suggests Iraq war may not end in hugs In the Washington Post, White House blogger Dan Froomkin is calling it the DSM-II. And, truly, the second Downing Street memo to leak out of the Blair adminstration portrays a Bush war team suffering from the kin ... More >>